Upcoming events

    • 10/07/2022
    • 18:00
    • The Board Room - Board Game Cafe - 3 Mill St Burlington, VT

    Free meet up with area pharmacists, hang out, play a game and grab some grub!


    • 10/20/2022
    • 12/15/2022
    • 3 sessions

    The Membership Committee meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:30pm. Interested members can contact VPA Board Member Sandy Rosa (swrosa@gmail.com) for a Zoom invitation. 

    • 10/23/2022
    • 08:00 - 16:00
    • Capitol Plaza Hotel, Montpelier, VT
    Register

    Refresh | Reset 

    VPA Fall 2022 Meeting

    October 23, 2022

    Capitol Plaza Hotel | Montpelier, VT


    Join us at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier, VT, from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Sunday, October 23, 2022, for 5+ hours of CE!


    This fall, we have an exciting new addition to the program - our CE session Pharmacy Pearls. We will offer our attendees 1 hour of self-study CE credit to meet with vendors and learn more about their organizations. 


    Our meeting will feature a silent auction to benefit our student scholarship fund, our business session, and an opportunity to present colleagues with awards.


    Registration:

    • Pharmacists: $69 members | $149 non-members
    • Students: $40 members | $50 non-members
    • Technicians: $40 members | $50 non-members
    • Vendors: $750 for fall meeting sponsorship | $1,500 for fall and spring meeting sponsorship, includes an ad on our website for one year


    Check out our silent auction!!  All proceeds will go towards the VPA Student Scholarship fund. Bidding will open ahead of the Fall meeting, and all items will be available for viewing at the Fall Meeting. The highest bidders will be announced at the Fall Meeting, and the highest bidders will be contacted via email. Many thanks to Jim Marmar, Caroline Kirkpatrick, Jane Kirkpatrick, Randy Pratico, Gary Maravalli, and  Patti Smith for donating items.  


    Please sign up here for a FREE 15- minute chair massage with Beckie Taylor during our meeting. Beckie has a National Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork since 2005. Beckie shares: " Listening to the needs of my clients is at the core of my practice. With a focus on massage dating back to 2004, my offerings include modalities custom-made for each client, with wide ranges in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Reflexology, Cupping, Reiki, Aromatherapy, and Color Therapy. Home visits for trusted clients are yet another service option. My long-time national certification affords me the ability to care for clients with special conditions including pregnancy, cancer, terminal illness, children and more. Local businesses have benefited as well through on-site chair and table massage for employees, combining team healing with positive intention from employers. Patients, employees, and students at organizations like UVM Medical Center, Saint Michael's College, Champlain College, and more have benefited from the power of my healing touch."


    Agenda:


    8:00-9:00 am Breakfast, Exhibitor Tables, and Silent Auction Open


    9:00-10:00 am Lifestyle Medicine through the lens of a Pharmacist

    1 Hour of CE, approved by the VT BOP

    Keri LeCompte PharmD., BCMTMS, DipACLM/IBLM, 

    Clinical Pharmacist

    Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Vermont


    10:00-10:15 am Break, Exhibitor Tables and Silent Auction Open


    10:15-11:45 am Umatter Suicide Prevention and Awareness Skills training

    1.5 hours of CE, approved by the VT BOP

    Karen Carreira, MA, LMHC, Suicide Prevention and Umatter® Program Specialist

    Deana Chase, LICSW, CCM, Senior Program Specialist

    Center for Health and Learning, VT Suicide Prevention Center


    11:45-1:00 pm Pharmacy Pearls - Vendors/Exhibitors and Lunch


    1 hour of self-study CE, approved by the VT BOP

    For CE credit, complete the Pharmacy Pearls Quiz provided using factual information from vendor and exhibitor tables; turn in the completed quiz at the end of the day at the VPA check in table


    Silent Auction to benefit the Student Scholarship Fund


    1:00 -2:00 pm Understanding Updates in Diabetes Care

    1 hour of CE, approved by the VT BOP

    Emily Sutton, PharmD, CDCES, Clinical Pharmacist

    Community Health Centers of Burlington


    2:00-2:30 pm Business Session

    President’s Report, Presentation of Slate of Officers, and         

    Presentation of Awards


    2:30 pm-3:30 pm To Immunity and Beyond - Immunization Updates, Advocacy and Education

    1 hour of CE, approved by the VT BOP

    Nathan Lamberton, PharmD, BCPS, Primary Care Pharmacist

    UVMHN Porter Medical Center


    3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Closing remarks and closing of Silent Auction


    3:45 - 5:00 pm Happy hour social at Three Penny Taproom


    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at VPAManager@gmail.com.

    • 11/14/2022
    • 19:00 - 20:30
    Register

    Join us for our November book club meeting! This is a quarterly book club hosted by VPA for pharmacists to get together and talk about books! Our November book is "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures" by Anne Fadiman.

    A zoom link will be emailed following registration.


"Vermont Pharmacists Association" is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

Vermont Pharmacists Association 2019.

P.O. Box 267, St. Albans, VT, 05478


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