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2018 Illinois Pharmacists Annual Conference
September 27-30, 2018

Join us at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center as we explore 
"Winds of Change in Pharmacy!


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Call for Abstracts

The 2018 Annual Meeting for the Illinois Pharmacists Association will take place in Lombard, IL (Chicago area) September 27 - 30, 2018.  The IPhA Conference and Education Committee would like to invite interested members to submit abstracts for potential CPE presentations at the meeting. 

The mission of the committee planning this year's meeting is to provide quality CPE programming of interest to both technician and pharmacist members.  We are open to any topics from members that fit the educational needs of community and clinical pharmacists. Additionally, we are specifically looking for presentations in the following areas:

  1. Patient Safety for Technicians
  2. Patient Counseling Best Practices implemented with the new law
  3. USP 800
  4. Mindfulness/Self-Care
  5. Disease State Guideline Updates
  6. New Drugs
  7. Preceptor Development
  8. Therapeutics Review

To submit an abstract for a CPE presentation please use the link below: 

IPhA CPE Abstract Submission  

Presentations should be submitted for either 1 or 2 hours delivered by a maximum of two speakers. 

Timeline for CPE presentations is as follows: 

  • Abstracts due by January 20, 2018 
  • Presenters will be notified by February 23, 2018 
  • Final Pharmacist and technician objectives and completed contracts due by April 1, 2018 
  • Final presentation submitted for CPE review due by June 1, 2018  


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