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AzPA CONTINUING EDUCATION MISSION:

The AzPA is committed to offering high quality, innovative, and appropriate educational opportunities that meet

or exceed professional standards for excellence in programming, safety and participant/audience amenities

for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in the state of Arizona. The annual educational conferences provide

a facilitated learning environment through classroom sessions, poster presentations, panel discussions,

and networking opportunities.

 

CE SESSION DEVELOPMENT:

The AzPA CE Committee is calling for presenters to submit their suggested presentations for our Fall Conference, Spring Clinical Conference, the Annual Convention, Virtual Webinars, and CE Journal

home-study articles. We understand the proposed presentations will be in preliminary status.

Upon acceptance, you will be given guidance and ample time to submit your final program. If

you are interested in submitting a presentation please review the guidelines.

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINES:

  • Fall Conference [September 16th, 2017] – June 1, 2017
  • Spring Clinical Pharmacy Seminar [April  2018] – September 30, 2017
  • 2018 Annual Convention [June 14th-17th, 2018] – October 31, 2017
  • CE Journal Articles – ongoing
  • On-Demand/Live Webinars-ongoing

2017-2018 FOCUS AREAS: 

  • Bone/Joint
  • Cardiovascular
  • Diabetes
  • Geriatrics
  • Infectious Disease
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Medication errors
  • Neurology
  • Prescription Drug Abuse
  • Psychiatry
  • Public Health/Preventative Health
  • Respiratory
  • Law/Public Policy/Compliance
  • Leadership/Management

TIPS:

  • You must submit a high-resolution photo along with your application. 
  • Final presentation materials must be submitted to the CE department no later than two weeks before the event. 
  • The information submitted will be considered preliminary. You will have time to prepare your final presentation prior to the conference. Please note, in order to meet the educational goals of the association members, AzPA may suggest changes/alterations in the session titles and content of your abstract submission to be included in the final presentation. All the information requested in the application MUST be included in your proposal.

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS:

AzPA CE Committee will make program selections based on the criteria described below.

 

  • The degree to which the presentation supports one or more of the practice specialties’, with priority given to selecting a comparable number of sessions for each specialty
  • Presentations must be applicable to the practice of pharmacy in the following areas:

-       Delivering patient-centered care

-       Working as part of interdisciplinary teams

-       Practicing evidenced-based medicine

-       Focus on quality improvement

-       Using information technology

-       Developing and maintaining safe and effective medication use processes

  • Thoroughness of the subject matter and proposal
  • Overall quality of content
  • Relevance / timeliness to current issues
  • Well-defined focus and objectives
  • Practical applications of material
  • Level of speaking experience and expertise
  • Basic, Intermediate, Advanced level knowledge
  • Free from commercial bias (no marketing is allowed in sessions)
  • Final selections are based on the best fit within the designed program curriculum 

  

APPLY HERE


 Send your application to education@azpharmacy.org

 

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