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2022 MSPS Annual CE Virtual Conference

July 8 – 9

Hear from experts on current topics ranging from bias in clinical environments to COVID-19 effects. Earn up to 6 hours of Continuing Education credit.

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Registration for the event closed on July 6. However, sessions will be available to purchase online for on-demand viewing soon.

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Annual CE Virtual Conference

This year’s annual conference will be hosted virtually via Zoom. Join us for educational, empowering sessions that will position you for success.

Expert Speakers
MSPS is proud to have the state’s most prominent thought leaders on current pharmaceutical concerns as conference speakers.
All Are Welcome
We encourage all members, non-members, pharmacy residents and pharmacy students to attend.
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Session Details

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The HIV Landscape: Then and Now

July 8, 6:00pm – 7:30pm

  • Describe the HIV landscape in the US and MS
  • Define available HAART/ART classes
  • Describe the process for accessing medications for patients that are underinsured or uninsured via manufacturer patient assistance programs and copay cards

Kandis Backus, PharmD
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Addressing Bias and Microaggressions in Clinical Environments

July 9, 9:00am – 10:00am

  • Describe bias and microaggressions
  • Identify how implicit and explicit bias is demonstrated in clinical and workplace environments
  • Apply strategies and tools to mitigate the impact of implicit bias and microaggressive behavior.

Juanyce Taylor, PhD
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Cholesterol: The “Good” And The “Bad”

July 9, 10:10am – 11:40am

  • Evaluate an overview of the updated Cholesterol Management Guidelines
  • Compare and contrast different cholesterol medications
  • Examine clinical patient cases in cholesterol

Danny Riche, PharmD
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Coping with COVID-19: The Long Haul and the Long Term

July 9, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

  • Identify the putative origins of COVID-19 and the pathophysiology
  • Discuss the COVID long haul syndrome
  • Outline the emotional effects of COVID and pandemics
  • List three steps for coping with COVID-19
  • Review methods for self help and self healing

Maxie Gordon, MD
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Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Updated

July 9, 1:10pm – 2:10pm

  • Review structure and functions of the MS Board of Pharmacy including PBM oversight
  • Summarize requirements for Pseudoephedrine/Ephedrine NPLEX sales
  • Discuss hot topics in the field (PIC/Pharmacist responsibilities, Unlicensed Providers, Authorized Personnel, DEA tips, etc)
  • Describe the roles of regional and global vaccine safety surveillance systems.

Catina White, PharmD and Todd Dear, PharmD
The Lineup

Event Schedule

Here’s a quick view of what’s in store for the 2-day conference.

Friday, July 8
6:00pm - 7:30pm The HIV Landscape: Then and Now
(Presented by Kandis Backus, PharmD)
Saturday, July 9
8:00am - 8:50am Business Meeting
During the business meeting, we will be accepting nominations for the following positions:
- President Elect
- Secretary
- Treasurer
- Scholarship Chair
- Education Committee
9:00am - 10:00am Addressing Bias and Microaggressions in Clinical Environments
(Presented by Juanyce Taylor, PhD)
10:10am - 11:40am Cholesterol: The “Good” and the “Bad”
(Presented by Danny Riche, PharmD)
11:40am - 12:00pm Break
12:00pm - 1:00pm Coping with COVID-19: The Long Haul and the Long Term
(Presented by Maxie Gordon, MD)
1:10pm - 2:10pm Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Updated
(Presented by Catina White, PharmD and Todd Dear, PharmD)
2:10pm - 2:30pm Wrap Up