News You Can Use from the 2022 TPA Winter Meetings
Tennessee Society of Student Pharmacists Winter Meeting ♦ Tennessee Society of Health-System Pharmacists Winter Meeting ♦ Community Pharmacy Workshop ♦ Practice Society Meetings ♦ Tennessee Pharmacists Association Winter Meeting ♦ House of Delegates ♦ Legislative Reception ♦ Pharmacy Day on the Hill
The 2022 TPA Winter Meetings are behind us, and there’s a lot we want to share! As pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians from across the state joined us for our first in-person meeting in two years, we all had the chance to reconnect with friends and colleagues, earn CE, and learn about advances in pharmacy, legislative initiatives, new products and services, and much more!
TSHP POSTER PRESENTATION WINNERS
Pharmacists, pharmacy residents, and student pharmacists from across Tennessee were invited to present posters of their research projects during the Winter Meeting of the Tennessee Society of Health-System Pharmacists (TSHP) on Sunday, February 27. From among the 30 innovative and informative posters presented, the following were selected for special recognition:
- BEST POSTER – Ashontae T. Gloudoua, PharmD, Ascension Saint Thomas West Hospital:
Comparison of sedative and opioid requirements in patients receiving fentanyl versus hydromorphone while on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
- DISTINGUISHED POSTER – Austin J. Heiing, PharmD, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital:
Evaluation of the efficacy of tenecteplase versus alteplase for the treatment of acute ischemic stroke in a multicenter health system
- DISTINGUISHED POSTER – Tina Susan Mathew, PharmD, CHI Memorial Hospital – Chattanooga :
Medication use evaluation on collagenase ointment inpatient utilization following implementation of restriction criteria and unit dosing at a community hospital
NEW TSSP LEADERSHIP
Maya Patel, Belmont University College of Pharmacy was installed as President of the Tennessee Society of Student Pharmacists (TSSP) during its Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 26. Haley Watson, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy, was installed as Immediate Past President, and Caitlyn Raines, South College School of Pharmacy, was elected and installed as President-elect. Members at Large (MALs) for each school were also announced. Click here to see the full TSSP Executive Committee.
CLAIM YOUR CE CREDIT BEFORE TIME RUNS OUT!
if you are claiming CE for any portion of this year’s event, remember that you have a 60-day window to claim your credit.
HOW WAS YOUR EXPERIENCE AT THE TPA WINTER MEETINGS?
If you attended any part of the TPA Winter Meetings, please respond to our 12-question survey and give us your honest opinions. Your responses will help us plan meetings for you in the future. Thank you!
TWO RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY THE TPA HOUSE OF DELEGATES
Click here to read the resolutions adopted by the TPA House of Delegates on March 1, 2022, during the TPA Winter Meeting:
- Resolution 22.1 – Tennessee Prescribing/Dispensing Autonomy
- Resolution 22.2 – Provision of Vaccines in Tennessee
THANK YOU TO OUR WINTER MEETING SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS!
We thank the following generous sponsors and exhibitors, without whose support the 2022 Winter Meetings would not have been possible! Please click the links below to contact them:
|Platinum Sponsors ($20,000+)|
|Gold Sponsor ($10,000 – $19,999)|
|Silver Sponsors ($5,000 – $9,999)|