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2011 AACP Annual Meeting Program (pdf version)

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Friday, July 8

8:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Admissions Workshop: PharmCAS/PharmAdMIT Training
The session will provide an overview of the PharmCAS admissions portal and detailed training on the PharmAdMIT admissions software. Participants will learn how to set up the software for school-specific needs, create correspondence, export data, rank applicants, generate reports and more. Great for new and experienced users. Bring your laptop for a more interactive experience. (separate registration fee)

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Board of Directors Meeting

Noon–1:00 p.m.
Admissions Workshop: Friday Lunch
Lunch for Admissions Workshop attendees. Sponsored by Turnitin for Admissions. Information will be provided about the plagiarism software that has been incorporated into PharmCAS.

1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m.
Admissions Workshop: Plumbing the Pharmacy Pipeline–Career Pathways Programs to Cultivate Interest in Pharmacy Careers
Attracting a sufficient student applicant pool, including those from underrepresented minority populations, is a growing challenge for colleges of pharmacy. The extent to which colleges and schools cultivate student interest in pharmacy careers, features of successful programs and lessons learned in designing programs will be explored.

2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Admissions Workshop: Rolling Admissions Implementation–What We Learned
Presenters will review the implementation of a rolling admissions process and discuss the pros and cons and what was learned in the process.

3:45 p.m.–4:45 p.m.
Admissions Workshop: Understanding Drug Screenings
Presenters will review common practices in drug screenings for hospitals and healthcare facilities. Presenters will also discuss the PharmCAS-facilitated Centralized Drug Screening Program.

5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
WebAdMIT Review
Closed meeting.

6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
PharmCAS Advisory Panel Meeting
Closed committee meeting.

Saturday, July 9

7:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
AACP Walmart Scholars Meet and Greet
An opportunity for the 2011 AACP Walmart Scholars and their mentors to meet and learn how to maximize their meeting experience.

8:00 a.m.–Noon
AAMS Train the Trainer Session #1
Pre-registration Required
This Train the Trainer session will provide training on the functionality and uses of AAMS. Upon completion of the training session, participants will be equipped to train all other system users at their institution.

8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Admissions Workshop: WebAdMIT Preview
Presenters will provide a preview of the new Web-based platform for PharmAdMIT–WebAdMIT. Beginning in the 2012-2013 admissions cycle, PharmCAS users will have the option to transition to the Web-based platform of WebAdMIT. The session will provide an overview of the new software platform so that admissions officers can start planning for the transition.

8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Teachers Seminar: Opening Session: Faculty Development for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
Attendees will develop skills in conducting the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and increase the likelihood that SoTL will advance both their discipline and academic career. The opening session discusses the results of the 2009-2010 AACP Donald C. Brodie Scholar-in-Residence project that evaluated evidence that SOTL is valued in promotion and tenure decisions.

9:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
Admissions Workshop: Holistic Admissions–What’s it all about?
Presenters from the medical and dental health education professions will discuss holistic admissions programs from both the institutional and the national level. Current practices will be described along with time for Q&A.

9:30 a.m.–10:25 a.m.
Teachers Seminar Session II: Strategies for Success in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
Session speakers will present and discuss strategies colleges and schools of pharmacy may employ to increase the institutional value of the SoTL and will highlight the limitations to common measures of teaching effort and encourage faculty to recognize opportunities to engage in the SoTL that exist in their current efforts.

9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Women’s Health Curriculum Task Force
Closed task force meeting. Continue work on developing a national women’s health curriculum model for pharmacy education.

10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
Teachers Seminar Beverage Break

10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
Women’s Health Curriculum Task Force Break #1
Beverage and snack break

10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Teachers Seminar Session III: A Continuous Professional Development Model to Develop a Plan for SoTL
Continuing professional development (CPD) is a self-directed, ongoing, systematic and outcomes-focused approach to learning and professional development. This session will describe the CPD process especially from the perspective of faculty and academia. This information can be used to constitute a plan for SoTL. Session includes a self-assessment tool.

11:00 a.m.–Noon
Admissions Workshop: Using the PCAT Effectively in Admissions
Presenters will review changes to the 2012-2013 PCAT blueprint and the new computer-based testing format. Helpful hints on interpreting PCAT scores will also be provided.

Noon–1:00 p.m.
Admissions Workshop: Saturday Lunch
Lunch for Admissions Workshop attendees, sponsored by PCAT.

Noon–1:00 p.m.
Women’s Health Curriculum Task Force Lunch
Luncheon for Women’s Health Curriculum Task Force attendees only.

12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Teachers Seminar Lunch

1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
AAMS Train the Trainer Session #2
Pre-registration Required
This Train the Trainer session will provide training on the functionality and uses of AAMS. Upon completion of the training session, participants will be equipped to train all other system users at their institution.

1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Teachers Seminar Breakout #1: Educational Literature
SoTL requires a more creative approach to developing the search question and applying it to literature databases than is often the case for clinical practice questions. Attendees will learn how to formulate a search strategy and discuss the relative strengths and weaknesses of searching databases potentially used for SoTL.

1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Teachers Seminar Breakout #2: Thinking Ahead Toward Your Publication in AJPE
Participants will have an opportunity to work in a group format on a worksheet to focus on assisting in the development of a title, issues related to authorship and acknowledgements, identifying key hypotheses or general questions, elements in the IDEAS format for a publication and what might be key tables or figures for a publication in AJPE. The session will close with a question-and-answer session among the participants in the workshop. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptop; electricity will not be provided so power up! Smart phone or tablet computers may also do the trick.

1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Teachers Seminar Breakout #3: Research Methods: Developing a ‘Researchable’ Question for a SoTL Project
Participants will learn the basic components of a research question that provides direction for the sampling technique, study design, measures of variables, analytical approach and possible conclusions. SoTL projects are generally field-based studies and have unique limitations with regard to sampling, design, statistical analysis and conclusions

1:00 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
Teachers Seminar Breakout #4: Support for Scholarly Projects in Teaching/Learning
Participants will learn the differentiation of funding vs. support for SoTL; whether additional funding for all projects/proposals involving SoTL is necessary; obtaining funding for SoTL projects including potential funding sources; and obtaining support, e.g., personnel, supplies, for SoTL projects with no to little additional funds required.

1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m.
Admissions Workshop: Working with Financial Aid to Identify High-Need Students
Presenters from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) will discuss ideas of how admissions offices can work better with financial aid offices to identify high-need students and to better prepare incoming students with financial needs for pharmacy school.

2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Teachers Seminar Breakout #5 (A repeat of Breakout #1): Educational Literature
SoTL requires a more creative approach to developing the search question and applying it to literature databases than is often the case for clinical practice questions. Attendees will learn how to formulate a search strategy and discuss the relative strengths and weaknesses of searching databases potentially used for SoTL.

2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Teachers Seminar Breakout #6 (A repeat of breakout #2): Thinking Ahead Toward Your Publication in AJPE
Participants will have an opportunity to work in a group format on a worksheet to focus on assisting in the development of a title, issues related to authorship and acknowledgements, identifying key hypotheses or general questions, elements in the IDEAS format for a publication and what might be key tables or figures for a publication in AJPE. The session will close with a question-and-answer session among the participants in the workshop. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptop; electricity will not be provided so power up! Smart phone or tablet computers may also do the trick.

2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Teachers Seminar Breakout #7 (A repeat of Breakout #3): Research Methods: Developing a ‘Researchable’ Question for a SoTL Project
Participants will learn the basic components of a research question that provides direction for the sampling technique, study design, measures of variables, analytical approach and possible conclusions. SoTL projects are generally field-based studies and have unique limitations with regard to sampling, design, statistical analysis and conclusion.

2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Teachers Seminar Breakout #8 (A repeat of breakout #4): Support for Scholarly Projects in Teaching/Learning
Participants will learn the differentiation of funding vs. support for SoTL; whether additional funding for all projects/proposals involving SoTL is necessary; obtaining funding for SoTL projects including potential funding sources; and obtaining support, e.g., personnel, supplies, for SoTL projects with no to little additional funds required.

2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Admissions Workshop: Paperless Admissions Processes
Presenters will discuss current practices in paperless admissions processes.

2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Teachers Seminar: Closure and Conclusions
Provides a summary and closure for the seminar.

2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Women’s Health Curriculum Task Force Break #2
Beverage and snack break

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Council of Deans Administrative Board Meeting
The elected leaders of the Council of Deans business session.

3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Council of Sections Business Meeting
Business meeting of the Council of Sections, consisting of the section chairs, chairs-elect and immediate past chairs.

3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Council of Faculties Administrative Board Meeting

3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Graduate Student Program: Submitting for Publication
Have you ever felt frustrated at the prospect of submitting for publication? At this session, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education editors will provide helpful hints about submitting research for publication. Professional and graduate students, residents and fellows, and new faculty are invited to attend.

3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
New Faculty/FirstTimers
Attendees are invited to an informal session to share, learn and network with colleagues about the wonderful opportunities available during the AACP Annual Meeting.

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Catholic Pharmacists Mass
Everyone is welcome!

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.
Delegate Briefing
All Delegates are encouraged to attend for an overview of the business to be conducted at the 2011 AACP House of Delegates sessions and to review House policies and procedures.

5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Visiting Librarians Welcome
All interested section members and officers are welcome to this meeting with the Grace and Harold Sewell Fund Stipend recipients. New members will have an orientation to AACP Annual Meeting programs and events. Instruction and information regarding requirements for the stipend recipients will be offered.

6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
AACP Welcome Reception & AJPE 75th Anniversary Celebration
Join Editor Joe DiPiro and the Academy in celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.

7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Academic Leadership Fellows Program Commencement
By Invitation Only
A culmination and celebration of the accomplishments for the seventh cohort of the Academic Leadership Fellows Program. Fellows are feted during a special commencement ceremony marked by a certificate of completion and special mementos commemorating their individual and cohort success.

Sunday, July 10

6:45 a.m.–7:45 a.m.
Academic Leadership Fellows Program Alumni Networking Breakfast
This breakfast for Fellows alumni, incoming Fellows and current and past Dean Facilitators will provide an opportunity to network and reunite with past participants and welcome the incoming Fellows of the eighth cohort.

6:45 a.m.–7:45 a.m.
Prayer Service

6:45 am.–7:45 a.m.
Topical Roundtable I

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
First House of Delegates Sign-In
All delegates must register their attendance during this sign-in hour.

8:15 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Opening General Session
AACP President Rodney A. Carter set the agenda for 2010-11 by noting that the stars are aligning for pharmacy in a reformed healthcare system. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Roberta L. Bondar, has touched the stars in her role as an astronaut. She will draw on her remarkable depth of expertise and provide groundbreaking insights as an astronaut, physician, scientific researcher, photographer, author, environment interpreter and team leader to stimulate, motivate, educate and inspire 2011 Annual Meeting attendees.

10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
First House of Delegates Session
All attendees are welcome to hear reports from AACP leaders and guests. Recommendations of the Bylaws and Policy Development Committee will be open for debate in townhall format.

10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Administrative and Financial Officers SIG: How to Negotiate Without Giving Away the Pharm
The AFO-SIG will hold the annual business meeting, which includes introducing the new leadership team and other business items as submitted for discussion. Additionally, the SIG will introduce Dr. Bill Mawer (dean, School of Education and Behavioral Sciences and an attorney) and Dr. Mindy Farris (pharmacist and national operations manager with Omnicare) to discuss general negotiating strategies as well as helpful negotiating strategies in the pharmacy industry.

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Girls Just Want to Have Lunch? A Women Faculty SIG Luncheon and Business Meeting Production
Have women in academic pharmacy advanced to the pinnacle of their profession or is there room for continued advancement? Come and learn strategies on how to position yourself for advancement while being entertained by girls who just want to have lunch.

11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Teacher of the Year Luncheon
By Invitation Only

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Chemistry Section: Sunscreens, Fabric Softeners, Plastics and Pharmaceuticals: Personal and Environmental Exposure Ramifications
There are tons of pharmaceuticals and personal care products used by people or animals globally for health or cosmetic purposes. There is growing evidence that wildlife exposure has adverse effects. This session will focus on understanding the chemical and biological ramifications of exposure in humans.

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Continuing Professional Education Section: Using the 2009 IOM Report on Continuing Education as a Springboard to Innovative Grant Proposals
This interactive program will help participants learn to find funding opportunities for CE programs beyond the traditional drug company sources, and to take advantage of their academic settings to design collaborative projects with other professions. Participants will draft a sample grant proposal and receive feedback from the facilitator.

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Experiential Education Section: Scholarship in Experiential Education: Overcoming the Challenges
This session will discuss challenges facing both experiential administrators and deans regarding scholarship in experiential education. During this session, a panel of speakers will work with the audience to identify the most significant barriers and provide insight on ways to overcome them.

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Libraries/Educational Resources Section: Lightning Librarians: Unconference Talks, Questions, Problems, Solutions and Discussion
Participants will hear short snippets about questions/problems, solutions, demos and other cool stuff that our colleagues are doing and then there will be time to discuss them in a collegial way. Members of the L/ER Section will each have five minutes to present a question, problem or solution to participants. The short presentations will focus on a targeted idea. Then the room will be divided into small groups round table style to discuss each talk. Speakers will be selected to allow for just-in-time research and problems to be addressed.

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Pharmaceutics Section: Creating Clinically Relevant, Integrated Cases in the Pharmaceutical Sciences
Developing relevant, patient-oriented cases that integrate the pharmaceutical sciences can be challenging especially for new faculty and those without a pharmacy background. This session will provide strategies, examples and discussion on how to create cases that start with pharmaceutical science concepts and end with clinically relevant applications.

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Pharmacy Practice Section: Global Pharmacy Education and Colleges of Pharmacy: Challenges and Opportunities
This session will provide guidance on developing and implementing successful student learning opportunities in countries outside the United States, provide information needed to ensure that participants are aware of benefits and practical considerations, and highlight some successful programs in global pharmacy education.

1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Social and Administrative Sciences Section: Incorporating the Medical Home Model Concept into the Pharm.D. Curriculum
This session will describe the medical home model concept, the role of schools in developing relationships with practice-based entities and opportunities for faculty to incorporate the concept into the Pharm.D. curriculum.

2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Biological Sciences Section: Business Meeting
The business meeting of the Biological Sciences Section. We will conduct business and hear a report from a former NIP awardee.

2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Chemistry Section: Business Meeting
Section Revitalization Discussion: Times change, people change, needs change; so too should this group. Section members are invited to participate in an open forum to discuss areas of interest, membership expectations of the section, and future directions for the section.

2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Continuing Professional Education Section: Business Meeting
The Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Section will meet to discuss regular business and discuss strategic planning for the section.

2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Experiential Education Section: Business Meeting
The Experiential Education Section will be holding a business meeting during the annual meeting. The agenda will cover accomplishment of section committees, installation of officers and discussion of critical issues facing experiential education today.

2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Libraries/Educational Resources Section: Business Meeting
This is the business meeting of the Libraries/Educational Resources Section.

2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Pharmaceutics Section: Business Meeting
This is the annual business meeting of the Pharmaceutics Section.

2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Pharmacy Practice Section: Business Meeting
This session will be used to conduct Pharmacy Practice business, install new officers, discuss committee actions over the past year and set direction for the coming year.

2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Social and Administrative Sciences Section: Business Meeting
Business items and committee reports will be discussed.

2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Special Session: Civic Engagement: Advocating for Enlightenment
An engaged citizenry is the foundation of America’s government and progress. In this session attendees will gain a renewed understanding of the importance of civic engagement and who it contributes to their pursuit of happiness. This understanding of civic engagement and one of its important components–advocacy, will assist attendees in their personal and professional efforts to enlighten others through evidence-sharing.

2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.
Special Session: Models for Pharmacy Education Globally: Can the U.S./Thai Consortium Serve as a Model?
Three pharmacy leaders will discuss changes in pharmacy education in East Africa, India and Oman with an emphasis on what educational models such as that developed by the U.S./Thai Consortium might be used to further strengthen pharmacy education in their region. Can a single model work and be self-sustaining globally?

4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Exhibitors' Opening Reception and Research/Education Poster Session I
Join the exhibitors for hors d'oeuvres and refreshments as you browse their latest products and services and visit with colleagues at their posters from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

6:45 p.m.–7:45 p.m.
Council of Faculties & Department Chairs Welcome the AACP Walmart Scholars
An opportunity for the Council of Faculties and Department Chairs to meet and greet the AACP Walmart Scholars and their faculty mentors, and for all to enjoy an evening of networking.

Monday, July 11

6:30 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
PCAT Advisory Committee Meeting
Closed committee meeting with representatives from Pearson as guests.

6:30 a.m.–7:45 a.m.
Special Session: The Intersection of Pharmacy Residencies and Colleges/Schools of Pharmacy
Pharmacy residencies unite formal professional pharmacy education with pharmacy practice. There is the need for schools/colleges to expand pharmacy residency capacity to meet the demand for faculty and practitioners engaged in direct patient care. This session will discuss resources available for residency initiation and expansion as well as residency best practices.

6:45 a.m.–7:45 a.m.
Special Interest Group Cabinet
The chairs, chairs-elect and immediate past chairs will meet to discuss the business of the AACP Special Interest Groups.

6:45 a.m.–7:45 a.m.
Topical Roundtable II

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Curriculum SIG: Integrating Interprofessional Education (IPE) into a Pharm.D. Curriculum
This session is designed to provide information revolving around issues of development strategies, how to engage other healthcare professional programs, faculty and student attitudes, and the methods used for implementing integration of IPE into a Pharm.D. program. Also a view of measuring the outcomes in student learning through the integration of IPE into Pharm.D. curriculum will be presented.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Joint Session: Women Faculty SIG and Pharmacy Practice Section: Work-life Balance: Part-time and Co-funded Faculty Positions. Considerations and Challenges
This session will address current trends, opportunities and challenges in part-time and co-funded/shared faculty positions in colleges and schools of pharmacy. Providing faculty and administrator perspectives, speakers and panelists will discuss considerations associated with developing part-time and co-funded faculty positions, as well as implications on workload, career advancement and work-life balance.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Pharmaceutics Section: Pharmacy Student Calculation Skills–Assessment and Teaching Strategies
The session will be a workshop to present and discuss issues related to the teaching of pharmacy-related mathematics, specifically pharmacy calculations and pharmacokinetic calculations. A major focus will be highlighting strategies for effective teaching and assessment of students’ mastery of these skills.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Pharmacogenomics SIG: Clinical and Educational Aspects of Pharmacogenomics
The application of genetic or genomic principles to our understanding of human health has and will continue to revolutionize the nature of healthcare and the standards of practice for healthcare providers at all levels and professional settings. This session will demonstrate current efforts to incorporate pharmacogenomics into the professional curriculum.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Pharmacy Ethics SIG: Ethics Outcomes in the Curriculum: Establishing an Appropriate Dose
This program reviews the curricular references to ethics in the ACPE Accreditation Standards, presents data from a survey describing the ways in which responding colleges of pharmacy are meeting these requirements, and then involves program participants in identifying content themes and developing learning objectives for teaching ethics.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Reports of the 2010-2011 Standing Committees
The session provides interested attendees an opportunity to interact with the standing committees, Academic Affairs, Advocacy, Argus Commission, Professional Affairs and Research and Graduate Affairs, and the special committee on Student Professionalism. Following brief presentations by committee chairs on the key recommendations contained in the report, roundtable discussions on the reports and implementation strategies will be led by committee members.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: Building Professional Competencies Through Student-Led Scholarship: Capstone Experiences at Four Institutions
Requiring student-led research projects/papers is one curricular approach to help students develop research skills, as well as professional competencies required to critically assess and apply information found in the medical literature. Ranging from well-established to initial-phase capstone programs, four institutional examples, measurable outcomes and lessons learned will be presented.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: Recruiting and Training Standardized Patients–Tips and Tools for Success
This session will expose the participant to differing strategies for recruiting standardized patients and physical exam teaching associate professionals for teaching and learning activities in a pharmacy curriculum. Best practices for training those personnel to assure standardization of role portrayal will be discussed.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Social and Administrative Sciences Section: Exploring Opportunities for Social and Administrative Sciences Faculty to Obtain Public and Private Funding for Research
This session will provide examples and helpful tips for obtaining public and private funding from successful researchers.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: Longitudinal Assessment of Learning Outcomes in Experiential Education
The program will review strategies used in experiential education to assess learning outcomes in ability-based curricula. The program will compare the use of longitudinal reflective writing assignments with simulation and objective structured clinical examinations (OSCE). It will include an active learning component to address challenges posed by reflective writing assignments.

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Research/Education Poster Session II
Poster Presenters will be at their poster from 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Name Badge Required.

10:30 a.m.–Noon
Innovations in Teaching and the Award for Excellence in Assessment
Recipients of the 2011 Innovations in Teaching and Award for Excellence in Assessment will present their winning portfolios.

10:45 a.m.–Noon
Science Plenary
Annual healthcare expenditures exceeding $2 trillion emphasize the need for health promotion and disease prevention to be the foundation of the U.S. health system. This emphasis is not only a significant component of the Affordable Care Act, but also an increasing component of employer-based health plans. The need to improve the evidence-base of prevention and wellness programs, just like the evidence-base of acute medical care, provides a substantial opportunity for pharmacy faculty to partner with community-based organizations and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. Thomas R. Frieden (invited) will discuss the opportunities for strengthened partnerships between the CDC and pharmacy educators to assist community-based organizations develop, implement, and evaluate high-quality clinical and community preventive services and programs.

Noon–1:30 p.m.
Boxed Lunch in the Exhibit Hall and Research/Education Poster Session III
Boxed lunch in the exhibit hall. Poster presenters will be at their poster from Noon-1:00 p.m. 

1:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m.
Council of Deans Business Meeting
All members of the Council of Deans are invited to receive reports on current and future Council priorities.

1:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m.
Council of Faculties Business Meeting

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Chemistry Section: A Millennial Professor’s Perspective on the Application of Technology in the Classroom
This session will highlight the use of technology in the classroom to promote active learning and class participation. The session will include methods to optimize the use of the tablet pc, in class response systems, full motion videos, and a novel drag and drop Web application for associated chemical functional groups in drugs with therapeutic action.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Continuing Professional Education Section: Navigating the Minefield of Interprofessional Continuing Education
This educational session is designed to address some of the issues identified in the Institute of Medicine’s report, Redesigning Continuing Education in the Health Professions. The program will focus of two major areas: the new joint accreditiation process for interprofessional continuing education and program planning for interprofessional continuing education.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Council of Deans Special Session: Positioning Our Programs for Success in Health Reform
Implementation of health reform initiatives in the public and private sectors offer schools of pharmacy numerous opportunities to partner with state and local leaders for practice change and research. Our speakers will identify the key players in these efforts, including accountable care organizations, state Medicaid programs and Quality Improvement Organizations, highlighting strategies that have been productive and opportunities for future collaboration.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Self-Care Therapeutics/Nonprescription Medicine SIG: How Did You Do That? Incorporating Technology into Self-Care Curricula
Advances in technology have expanded methods of self-care curriculum delivery. Creative uses of technology will be presented to accommodate students in settings of didactic lecture, practice lab, experiential rotation and off-site learning. Resources provided during the active learning portion allow participants to incorporate new strategies into their curricula.

3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Geriatric Pharmacy Education SIG: Pediatrics and Geriatrics: Integration or Specialization in the Curriculum?
In pediatric and geriatric patients, specialized pharmacotherapy approaches should be considered. Approaches to teaching students about these specific populations can vary between integration throughout a given curriculum to elective or specialized courses offered in addition to standard pharmacotherapeutics courses. Increasing early exposure is essential to broaden clinical pharmacy education.

3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Global Pharmacy Education SIG: Experiences with Global Pharmacy Education Through the Fulbright Program
Opportunities for global pharmacy experience within the Fulbright Program will be presented. Speakers will include two Fulbright scholars, a faculty member and a student, and a representative from the Fulbright Program. During this session, participants will list advantages and disadvantages of the Fulbright Program for the global pharmacy education experience.

3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Libraries/Educational Resources Section: Keeping Students Engaged as They Learn About and Critically Evaluate Consumer Health Information Resources
Student pharmacists need to develop their skills in finding and interpreting online information in a well thought-out, time-efficient way, for their own development and for the benefit of their consumers. This interactive session will engage audience members in the use of tools used to familiarize students to consumer health information resources and how to evaluate them. The session will describe the development of a short course that uses a combination of tools used in two three hour class sessions. Students are given pre-class assignments, primarily online tutorials, and in-class group activities using technology to familiarize students to traditional and online consumer health information resources, and the critical evaluation of these resources.

3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Special Session: Building Community Partnerships through IPPE Service Learning
Many schools have included health-related service learning as a portion of introductory experiences. This session will be two schools (private and public) presenting their experiences of developing and implementing service learning components as part of IPPEs. Each school will also share their practical tips and lessons learned thus far.

3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Special Session: The Science of Learning and Teaching: from Research to Practice
There is a great deal of research pertaining to what works and what does not work with respect to student learning. In this session, the facilitators will summarize some of the recent research findings in the area of cognitive psychology, education and physiology that hold direct implications for teaching in college and university classrooms. In addition, a number of easily adaptable classroom activities will be used during the session. At the conclusion of this session attendees will have a better understanding of how students learn, determine what you can do to facilitate that learning, identify some activities to help engage the students in the learning process, and have a bit of fun in the process.

3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Special Session: WIKI Workshop I–Integrating WIKI Technology for Students and Faculty Across the Curriculum and Beyond
This program will describe applications of WIKI technology that can be integrated across the Pharm.D. curriculum. Examples from the classroom, experiential learning and student engagement in research will be demonstrated. Participants will have the opportunity to build a WIKI that is applicable to their own setting. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptop; electricity will not be provided so power up! Smart phone or tablet computers may also do the trick.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Graduate Education SIG: The History of Graduate Pharmacy Education: Past, Present and Future
Graduate pharmacy education is at a crossroads, as the role of our graduates in academia, industry and society are changing. Some question if a Ph.D. is worth the time, energy or expense, given limited program resources and fewer academic positions. Industry prefers strong researchers with superior communications who can influence positive policy changes. This session will address where we’ve been, where we are and where we’re going with graduate pharmacy education, so that we can better meet current and future challenges.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Academic Leadership Fellows Program Mentoring Session for Dean Mentors/Sponsors
An orientation session for the dean mentors of the incoming ALFP cohort.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Assessment SIG: Business Meeting
This is the second meeting of newly established Assessment SIG. The meeting will focus on discussion of SIG goals and planned future activities with specific emphasis on Pre-APPE Core Performance Domains and Abilities, PEAAS and an assessment white paper.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Curriculum SIG: Business Meeting
This meeting will be to discuss business pertinent to the Curriculum SIG.

5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Global Pharmacy Education SIG: Business Meeting
The Global Pharmacy Education SIG annual business meeting will be conducted for current and prospective members.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Graduate Education SIG: Business Meeting
Conduct short- and long-term planning of the Graduate Education SIG.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
History of Pharmacy SIG: Business Meeting
Those interested in present and future programming for the History SIG are invited to attend. We will elect new officers, share a few tales of teaching history of pharmacy and catch up on the details of our lives.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Laboratory Instructors SIG: Business Meeting
This is the annual business meeting of the Laboratory Instructors SIG.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Pharmacogenomics SIG: Business Meeting

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Pharmacy Ethics SIG: Business Meeting
The business meeting will discuss programming and elect officers.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Public Health SIG: Business Meeting
This meeting will provide an opportunity for the Public Health SIG membership to gather to discuss the business of the SIG. Items to be discussed/addressed include SIG activities, committee reports and election/installation of new officers.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Self-Care Therapeutics/Nonprescription Medicine SIG: Business Meeting
This business meeting will be conducted for the members of the Self-Care Therapeutics/Nonprescription Medicine Special Interest Group.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Substance Abuse Education and Assistance SIG: Business Meeting
This is the annual business meeting of the Substance Abuse Education and Assistance SIG.

5:15 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Technology in Pharmacy Education & Learning SIG: Business Meeting
The is the annual meeting of the Technology in Pharmacy Education & Learning (TiPEL) Special Interest Group.

5:15 p.m.- 6:15 p.m.
Libraries/Educational Resources Section: Basic Resources for Pharmacy Education Editorial Board Meeting
This is the business meeting for the Basic Resources for Pharmacy Education editorial board.

7:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m
Academic Leadership Fellows Program Dean Facilitators Reception
By invitation only

Tuesday, July 12

6:45 a.m.–7:45 a.m.
Topical Roundtable III

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Assessment SIG: The Culture of Assessment: Best Practices
This program will discuss faculty engagement in assessment activities with examples of best practices that focus on improving the culture of assessment within colleges/schools of pharmacy. Areas of discussion include: programmatic assessment, student learning assessment, validated assessment tools, generation and use of assessment data and AACP resources (PEAAS & AAMS).

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Biological Sciences Section: Developing Curricular Competencies in Pharmacogenomics for Pharm.D. Students
Pharmacogenomics is taught in several colleges of pharmacy as a stand-alone course or as an integrated course. However, it is still unclear for most course directors what level of knowledge and competencies are specifically required by the Pharm.D. students to practice in the real world. This session will have three speakers and a moderator who have expertise in the area of pharmacogenomics education for student pharmacists. They will discuss their vision and experience in developing pragmatic competencies in pharmacogenomics for Pharm.D. students.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Department Chair Session: Developing the Academic Department as a Team
This session will discuss how department chairs can work with faculty having varying backgrounds, experiences and interests to develop the department as a team working toward departmental and school missions while still facilitating faculty achieving their own personal goals as a faculty member.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Experiential Education Section: Stories from the Trenches: It’s Not Easy, but it is Possible
This session will highlight individuals who have been successful in scholarship related to experiential education. Speakers will provide insight into the process they followed from generation of an idea to publication. They will also provide useful pearls for individuals looking to publish in the experiential area.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Joint Session: Public Health SIG and History of Pharmacy Education SIG: Curriculum and Educational Resources for Teaching Public Health: Application to the Practice of and Academic Pharmacy
This session connects key guidelines and resources in public health curriculum/education. The Clinical Prevention & Population Health Curriculum Framework (CPPHF) is a guideline on public health education and curriculum. The Prevention Education Resource Center (PERC) and SuperCourse Web sites are online resources and libraries that focus on public and global health.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Laboratory Instructors SIG: Innovations in the Pharmacy Skills Laboratory
Pharmacy faculty members charged to develop and deliver pharmacy skills laboratory content must provide relevant, high-quality and consistent content to multiple sections of students within tight budgets using multiple facilitators. Creative exercises that compel students to move from passive learning to action-oriented, task-focused and collaborative learning will be shared.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: Building a Bridge of Development: Maximizing Student Leadership Development Using Critical Self-Reflection
This interactive session will examine best-practices in designing feasible, incremental instructional changes that create meaningful self-awareness/development activities for students. Programming to extend the value of StrengthsFinder 2.0 and the Student Leadership Practices Inventory will be discussed along with preparing and supporting faculty to facilitate student growth in these areas.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: Interprofessional Education (IPE): Lessons Learned from Implementing Didactic, Simulation and Experiential Education Activities
This program will present the perspective of three schools of pharmacy who have experience implementing IPE activities in a variety of learning environments, including didactic courses, simulated patient care laboratory and experiential settings. Lessons learned during implementation and strategies for ensuring successful implementation of IPE activities will be discussed.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: The Heart of Care: Practicing and Teaching Healing Connection
In a session inspired by humanistic care icons Drs. Rachel Naomi Remen and Patch Adams, we will share content and experiences from our own courses and programs. Content will include establishing intentional, healing connection with patients and self, the pharmacist as healer, the essential right brain and humor in medicine.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
CEO Deans Breakout Sessions 1-7
Seven rooms have been reserved for small group discussions by deans (CEO deans, assistant/associate deans) and the Council of Deans officers will determine final topic assignments and distribute topics and room information during the Council Business Meeting on Monday, July 11 at 1:30 p.m. One room will specifically be reserved for a discussion among deans with responsibility for pharmacy and other allied health programs. An additional room will be reserved for assistant and associate dean discussion.

10:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m.
Examining Excellence: 2011 Awards Plenary
Join the recipients of the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator, Volwiler Research Achievement and Transformative Community Service awards for a candid and engaging discussion of their views on what qualities mark excellence in pharmacy education, research and service.

Noon–1:30 p.m.
Open Hearing Bylaws & Policy Development Committee
All attendees are invited to provide input on proposed policy and resolutions to be sent to the House of Delegates.

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Planning for the Future: APhA Career Pathway Evaluation Program for Pharmacy Professionals
This session will provide an overview of the APhA Career Pathway Evaluation Program for Pharmacy Professionals. This program is an excellent tool for your student pharmacists to use to evaluate themselves and the career options available to them. In addition, this session will provide information on incorporating the APhA Career Pathway Evaluation Program into your school’s curriculum.

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Experiential Education Scholarship Follow-up
This session provides an opportunity for members who attended the Fall 2010 Experiential Education Workshop Scholarship Track to continue to develop their personal scholarship plans and projects.

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Academic Leadership Fellows Program Group Presentations
The 2010-2011 Academic Leadership Fellows Program cohort will present their group projects. Topics include faculty workload expectations; appropriate level and use of technology in pharmacy curriculum; curricular mapping: GPS in pharmacy education; examining the need for tenure reform in academic pharmacy; and interprofessional education in IPPEs.

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Special Session: Backward Design—Assessing a Curriculum
Programmatic assessment of student achievement of ability outcomes is essential. We will describe our work with the American Association of Colleges & Universities Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) project, a set of assessment rubrics from AAC&U’s LEAP initiative that contributes to national dialogue on student learning.

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Special Session: Building Branched-Outcome Virtual Patients into Your Curriculum
Program will describe the design and integration of branched-outcome virtual patients into a Pharm.D. curriculum. Pedagogical principles will be examined, along with efforts to maximize student learning. Participants will construct branching simulations. Strategies to advance this educational technology and incorporate as a comparable direct patient care experience will be proposed. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptop; electricity will not be provided so power up! Smart phone or tablet computers may also do the trick.

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Special Session: Incorporating Service Learning into the Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative
This session will identify service learning opportunities for students in the PSPC, brainstorm student activities related to the specific clinical pharmacy services promoted by the PSPC, and investigate the value of service learning in the setting of the PSPC. Presenters will share experiences from their institutions’ experience with the PSPC.

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Special Session: WIKI Workshop II–Using WIKI Technology to Assess Individual Student Contributions to Group Work
This program will describe WIKI technology as a tool for faculty to overcome the inherent limitations to assessment of group activities. Participants will examine assessment elements to facilitate evaluating individual student contributions using WIKI technology. Participants will gain hands-on experience creating and evaluating group activities using WIKI technology. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptop; electricity will not be provided so power up! Smart phone or tablet computers may also do the trick.

1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Student Services Personnel SIG: Shepherding the Flock: Identification and Intervention of the Challenging Student
In this session, four speakers will present from the perspective of their unique student population, providing strategies for 1) identification of potentially challenging students; 2) examples of interventions developed; and 3) negotiating with challenging students. Active participation will be solicited from attendees. The annual business meeting will follow.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Academic Leadership Fellows Program Group Debrief
ALFP Fellows meet to debrief their experiences over the past year.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Interprofessional Education: A Tale of Two Colleges
The program will provide a brief history of Interprofessional Education (IPE), present the program designs and specific case sessions for each of two successful models (large academic health center with multiple, single events and an independent college’s longitudinal series), and review quality improvement measures taken (needs, outcomes, lessons learned, changes made).

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Special Session: Differentiating Learning Activities for APPEs from IPPEs: A Focus on the Community and Institutional Settings
With the advent of IPPEs in community and institutional environments, how are colleges/schools differentiating these learning experiences from those obtained during community/health-system APPEs? By examining trends observed in the NW region and audience responses, this program aims to develop greater consensus regarding practice expectations at advanced versus introductory learning levels.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Special Session: Dynamic and Evolving Pharmacy Education Curricula: Examples of Restructure and Change from International Perspectives
Case studies will illustrate several international pharmacy education issues. Covered topics include: clinical integration and restructuring of U.K.’s 5-year pharmacy curriculum; increased emphasis on cosmetology and clinical pharmacy within Turkey’s 5- year program; and FIPSE-sponsored harmonization of advanced pharmacy competencies among the U.S., U.K. and Ireland. Further audience examples are encouraged.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Special Session: How to Build a Learner-Centered Environment
ACPE’s expectations for student learning and faculty development encourage pharmacy programs to move toward a learner-centered environment. Our implemented assessment tools and a framework to intertwine cultures of student learning and faculty enrichment, that are proven to be effective to build a learner-centered environment, will be discussed.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Special Session: Self Assessment Concepts and Tools in Pharmacy and Continuing Education
Self-assessment is an important skill for continued professional development of student pharmacists and pharmacists. This session will provide foundational elements for the development of self-assessment knowledge and skills, and highlight key elements colleges/schools should consider when incorporating self-assessment activities and tools in their educational programming for students and pharmacists.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Special Session: Student Community Engaged Service Award Presentation and Projects
sponsored by Teva

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Substance Abuse Education and Assistance SIG: Teaching About Addiction and Substance Abuse Inside and Outside the Classroom
This session presents approaches to teaching about addiction and substance abuse within and outside the classroom. Instructors will discuss approaches to teaching required and elective courses as well as integrating addiction education throughout the curriculum. There will be discussion on incorporating 12-step programs, addiction logs and other experiences outside the classroom.

3:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Technology in Phamacy Education and Learning SIG: iPads, Twitter, Google Sites and Next-Gen Distance Learning: Interactive Technologies for Active Student Engagement
In this session, several projects utilizing collaborative tools will be described for experiential, classroom-based and research applications, including an iPad evaluation, social networking, next generation student response technology, Web-based collaborative writing tools and a range of distance learning strategies for engaging learners. The program will include active participation and panel discussion.

7:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
AACP Closing Banquet
The closing banquet celebrates the Association’s collective accomplishments over the past year and honors the recipients of the Rufus A. Lyman Award.
Please note: a ticket and name badge are required.

Wednesday, July 13

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
Final House of Delegates Sign-In
All delegates must register their attendance during this sign-in hour.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
ACPE Update
Leaders from ACPE will provide an update on current accreditation programs and new initiatives. Discussion will include issues raised in response to a request for topics from members of the Council of Faculties.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
An NIH-Sponsored Pharmacy Curriculum on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Risk Reduction
Pharmacists have been identified as an untapped resource for providing health promotion information. This program will share with pharmacy educators the latest risk-reduction information on SIDS and enhance their abilities to educate student pharmacists to communicate this information to parents and caregivers in a culturally competent manner.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: Catching the Wave of the Silver Tsunami: Integrating Geriatrics Into the Pharmacy Curriculum
Pharmacy faculty specializing in geriatrics will highlight ways to add geriatric-specific coursework into the didactic and experiential curriculum so today’s student pharmacists will be prepared to care for the increased number of geriatric patients anticipated in the coming decades.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: Continuing Professional Development in the Curriculum: Promoting Student Readiness for Self-Directed Learning after Graduation
Preparedness for lifelong, self-directed learning has long been a goal of pharmacy curricula. This program explores students’ perceptions of their learning abilities. In addition, methods for developing self-assessment, reflection, learning planning and learning evaluation skills during IPPES and APPEs will be explored, along with strategies for supporting preceptors.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: Health Literacy: Using Quality Improvement and Integrated Curricula to Move from the Classroom to Practice
Pharmacy has a key role in improving patients’ health literacy (HL). St. Louis College of Pharmacy will describe the implementation and evaluation of HL within their curriculum. Abt Associates will summarize results of a health literacy study and describe new AHRQ curricular modules on health literacy quality improvement in pharmacy.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: Innovations and Best Practices within a Pharmacotherapy Capstone Course: An Evolution Over Ten Years
A Pharmacotherapy Capstone lends continuity to a curriculum through integration and application of prior knowledge and abilities. This program describes the philosophy, scope, components and evolution of our Capstone. We describe best practices including using the capstone for curricular assessment and innovative activities to transition from didactic to experiential learning.

8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Special Session: We Need to Talk: Using Standardized Colleagues to Teach Interprofessional Communication Skills
Those charged with making interprofessional education a reality are using an adaptation of the standardized patient strategy to teach interprofessional communication. This session will provide educational underpinnings of the strategy, describe implementation models, including administrative considerations and results at two universities, and provide an opportunity to discuss additional implementation opportunities.

10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Final House of Delegates Session
Administrative and faculty delegates meet to adopt policy statements and conduct other business before the 2011 House of Delegates.

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