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When: Friday, April 26, 2019
7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Where: Hershey Country Club - Keystone Ballroom & Weitzel Room
1000 E Derry Rd
Hershey, Pennsylvania  17033
United States
Contact: Gaby Webster
(978) 364-5097

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Join PSHP for our Sterile Compounding Summit this April 26, 2019 in Hershey, PA! We will welcome Patricia Kienle as our keynote speaker, along with other experts from Pennsylvania and beyond. This program will be accredited for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians and is geared toward health system clinical pharmacists, managers, and leaders. A detailed agenda will be posted soon. 


Attendee and Exhibitor registration is now open! For groups of 4 or more employees, we can process a group registration - contact our office for more details. You must be logged in to receive member pricing!

Registration Type  Registration Fee before 4/5/2019 Registration Fee After 4/5/2019  Registration On Site 4/26/2019 
PSHP Pharmacist Member  $50.00 $65.00 $90.00 
Non-Member Pharmacist $90.00 $105.00 $150.00
PSHP Resident Member  $35.00 $50.00 $65.00
Non-Member Resident  $50.00 $65.00 $80.00 
PSHP Pharmacy Technician Member  $20.00 $30.00 $40.00
Non-Member Pharmacy Technician $40.00 $50.00 $60.00
State & Federal Employees  $30.00 $40.00 $50.00


This agenda is a draft, for informational purposes only. We will update as additional presentations are confirmed!

Time  Session Objectives  Speaker
7:30-8:30 AM  Breakfast & Network with Exhibitors  
8:30-8:45 AM Welcome & Introduction to State of Compounding in Pennsylvania   Christine Roussel
Director of Pharmacy
Doylestown Hospital 
PSHP President-Elect

Kalonji Johnson
Acting Commissioner
Bureau of Professional And Occupational Affairs
8:45-10:00 AM Preparing Your Pharmacy for Updated Compounding Standards 
  1. State the key facility requirements for compounding nonsterile, sterile, and hazardous preparations
  2. Identify the personnel training requirements for the USP chapters
  3. Describe the cleaning process needed to ensure safe surfaces
  4. State the required facility monitoring elements
    Describe the compounding requirements for nuclear medicine departments
Patricia Kienle, RPh, MPA, FASHP 
Director of Accreditation and Medical Safety,
Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions
10:00-10:30 AM Pennsylvania Compounding Regulations Update
  1. Discuss the regulatory process in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  2. Identify 4 or more topics addressed in the pharmacy compounding regulations in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Gayle Cotchen, PharmD
Lead Pharmacist
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Pennsylvania Board of Pharmacy 
10:30-10:45 AM  Break & Network with Exhibitors    
10:45-11:45 AM Panel Presentation: Cleanrooms From Around the State

Shawn Parekh, PharmD
National Chief Pharmacy Officer
Prospect Medical Holdings

Viha Dave, PharmD
Oncology Manager
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center 

Ashlin Miller
Head of Technical Services

11:45 AM-12:45 PM Lunch & Network with Exhibitors  
12:45-1:30 PM 

Compounding Pearls

  • Understanding Mobile Compounding Systems
  • IV Workflow Technology: Improving Efficiency and Safety
  1. Describe how proper setup of the trailer can help insure success.
  2. Identify what monitoring is required to help insure a sterile environment is maintained.
  3. Suggested SOP’s when using the trailer.
  4. Troubleshooting issues that are encounter during trailer operations.
  1. Understand IV workflow solution and use of automation in a hospital pharmacy
  2. Explore the technology workflow and things to consider when selecting best technology
  3. Interpret outcomes from use of IV workflow solution – case study 

Carl Naessig,RPh, BPharm 
System Director of Sterile Products & Quality Assurance-Pharmacy Services
Giesinger Health System 

Paria Kalantari, PharmD, MPH
PGY1/PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration
Allegheny General Hospital

1:30-2:30 PM  Compliance With New and Revised USP Chapters for Compounding
  1. Identify impending changes to compounding regulations that affect sterile compounding facilities
  2. Present critical requirements of new chapters as they pertain to the compounding engineering controls to facilities personnel
  3. Relate the facility requirements to the certification process
  4. Interpret a certification report
Jim Wagner
Controlled Environment Consulting
2:30-3:15 PM Panel Presentation: Hazardous Drug Handling  

Christine Roussel, PharmD
Director of Pharmacy
Doylestown Hospital

Avani Yenamadra, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Hahnemann University Hospital

Anshika Singh, PharmD
Patient Care Pharmacist, Oncology
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

3:15-4:00 PM "Filling the Gap": A Discussion of FDA Oversight of 503B Pharmacy
  1. Discuss the spectrum of compounding differentiating 503 A and 503 B
  2. What FDA regulations apply to each
  3. Discuss conditions required by section 503B of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act in more detail.
  4. Review the risks associated with 503B compounding.  
Eric Bauer, RPh
Senior Consultant
CAPS Pharmacy


Overnight Accommodations

There are several hotels located near the Hershey Country Club. PSHP does not have a group rate or room block for this event, so there are no discount codes available.  

CE Information

Satisfactory Completion

Learners complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Pennsylvania Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 knowledge-based contact hours for pharmacists. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


NOTE: The only official Statement of Credit is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your certificate within 30 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to CPE Monitor.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing no more than 30 days prior to the meeting at Refunds will be granted less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be processed within 30 days. 

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