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OSPA 2020 Annual Convention

October 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thank you for attending!

IMPORTANT: Attendees need to fill out the online activity evaluation within 48 hours. Here’s the link: http://pharmacy.oregonstate.edu/ce

Currently registered participants: Details regarding this weekend’s Virtual Annual Convention will be emailed to you on Wednesday, October 14th at 10:00 am. Please check you inbox and junk mailbox for an email from OSPA. Additional information is being updated currently here: https://oregonpharmacy.org/event/annual-convention-attendee-details/ Thank you! 

OSPA’s Annual Convention & Trade Show will be virtual! Join us for the same great content from the comfort and safety of your own home!

You’re invited to attend OSPA’s 2020 Annual Convention where pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists from the surrounding regions convene, learn, network and engage with colleagues and peers! We hope you will come join us for a virtual convention with ample opportunities to broaden your knowledge in the pharmacy profession.

Highlights include:

  • CEUs on the most current trends in the pharmacy profession
  • Opportunities to network, connect, and re-connect with your peers
  • Chances to gain new perspectives from our dynamic speakers
  • Recognition of professional accomplishments

Register Here


OSPA Member Pharmacists – $100

Non-Member Pharmacists – $125

OSPA Member Technician – $50

Non-Member Technician – $75 (includes one year membership into OSPA)

Students – $30

Note: Registration prices increased on Wednesday, October 14.  

Not attending the Convention, but still want to learn more about your association?  Join us Friday, October 16 for the OSPA Annual Business Meeting!


Keynote Presentation

8:05 am – Welcome and announcements

8:05 am – “Empowering Pharmacists to Care for Patients”  UAN: 0036-9999-20-150-L04-P/T
Scott Knoer, MS, PharmD, FASHP, American Pharmacists Association EVP/CEO

This presentation will detail the APhA vision. It will address the significant issues impacting pharmacy and plot the regulatory and advocacy strategy that APhA is pursuing to empower pharmacists to care for patients.

9:00 am – “Oregon Board of Pharmacy – Law Update”  UAN: 0036-9999-20-151-L03-P/T

Joe Schnabel, Pharm.D., R.Ph.

Brian A. Murch, Pharm.D., R.Ph.

Jennifer Davis, Pharm.D., BCACP, R.Ph.

The Board of Pharmacy will provide a timely update on compliance expectations, policy, and recent rule changes in Oregon.

9:55 am – 10:05 am – BREAK

10:05 am – “Medicine safety & preventing medicine-related poisonings”  UAN: 0036-9999-20-152-L05-P/T
Jennifer Eskridge, MPh

More than 47,000 children under age 6 are seen in emergency rooms across the U.S. every year for medicine-related poisonings. That is the equivalent of five children every hour. Older children and adults are also at risk for harm and from misuse and abuse. With more medicine in homes today than ever before, safety measures and prevention education are crucial to reducing the risk of injury. This session will provide context for this issue by reviewing Oregon Poison Center exposure data and discussing exposure trends. The presenter will describe common substances and behaviors responsible for medicine-related poisonings, identify strategies for patient safety and highlight medicine-related poison prevention efforts underway in the community.

11:00am– “Cultural Competence: A Primer for Pharmacy Practice”  UAN: 0036-9999-20-153-L04-P/T
Anita Cleven, PharmD

Pharmacists and technicians are well positioned to make an impact in the lives of their patients. In order to provide effective pharmaceutical care, a patient’s cultural influences on health outcomes needs to be considered. Culture is a dynamic process that requires a concerted effort by pharmacy personnel in order to understand and respect patients’ beliefs. This session will explore cultural competence and its importance in pharmacy practice.

IMPORTANT: Polls will be included in each presentation to prove your attendance and engagement during this continuing education activity. Your response is required to receive ACPE CE credit. If you do not respond, it will be assumed you did not attend the activity in full and your ACPE credit will not be uploaded to CPE Monitor. If you are unable to respond to the poll via your mobile device, you must comment in the Zoom Chat area. Additional details will be provided on October 17th.

Business Meeting & Social Hour Agenda

Registration is FREE for all events on Friday, October 16th. If you are registered for the Annual Convention you will automatically receive the login details for the Business Meeting, Awards Ceremony, VIP and Social Hour events.

If you are not registered for Annual Convention, but would like to join the Business Meeting, Awards Ceremony, VIP and Social Hour it is free, but you must register here.

6:00 – 6:45 pm – Business Meeting, Awards Ceremony, VIP

6:45 – 7:45 pm – Social Hour


This program has been planned and implemented in accordance with the policies of the Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education by the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy in cooperation with Oregon State Pharmacy Association (OSPA). The OSU College of Pharmacy is approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.







October 17, 2020
8:00 am - 12:00 pm