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Thank you for visiting our website to learn more about the Hawai'i Pharmacists Association (HPhA).

About HPhA

The Hawai’i Pharmacists Association is a volunteer organization representing pharmacy practice in the State of Hawai’i. Our membership is comprised of pharmacists in various practice settings ranging from retail to hospital to industry, pharmacy students, pharmacy technicians and academia. HPhA is an ACPE accredited provider.

Our Vision

The Hawai'i Pharmacists Association is dedicated to the promotion of health and to the optimal use of medication to benefit the people of Hawaii and the Pacific.

Mission Statement

The Hawai'i Pharmacists Association strives to advance and support the practice of pharmacy by improving the quality of care throughout the healthcare continuum in collaboration with our patients and members of the healthcare team.

We encourage you to join the Hawai'i Pharmacists Association and to volunteer your time to shaping the future of healthcare in Hawaii.

Mahalo!

Hawaii Pharmacists Association Board of Officers and Directors

Registration is now open for the 2018 Annual Meeting!!

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Resident Presentations:

Resident:  Gay Antonette Subia, PharmD PGY1 resident, Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Safety of Continued Midodrine Use in Patients Post-Septic Shock

Resident:  Zi Yang Zhang, PharmD PGY1 resident, Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Risk Factors for Hypoglycemia in Hospitalized Patients Without Diabetes

Resident:  Kristine Luong, PharmD PGY2 resident, Queen’s Medical Center/ University of Hawaii at Hilo Daniel K Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Early Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in TBI patients

Resident:  Nadine So, PharmD PGY1 resident, UH Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, Hilo, HI

Topic:  Vancomycin Trough Levels and Outcomes in Patients with Pneumonia

Resident:  Kelsea Mizusawa, PharmD PGY1 resident, UH Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy Hilo, HI

Topic:  Pain Control and Safe Opioid Use

Speaker Presentations:

Speaker 1- Chad Kawakami, PharmD, BCPS University of Hawaii at Hilo Daniel K Inouye College of Pharmacy, Hilo, HI

Topic:  Update on Parkinson’s Disease

Speaker 2-Lara Gomez, PharmD,  University of Hawaii at Hilo Daniel K Inouye College of Pharmacy, Hilo, HI

Topic:  Precepting Students and Coworker Tips

Speaker 3- Kara Izumi, BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, Queen’s Medical  Center, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Nutrition Therapy

Speaker 4-Jared Redulla, State of Hawaii Narcotics Enforcement Division, Honolulu, HI

Topic: Keeping your Pharmacy Safe

 

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Resident Presentations:

Resident:  Christopher Breuer, PharmD PGY1 resident, Tripler Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Effect of Decreasing Default Dispense Quantity on Prescribing of Opioids

Resident:  Emily Holcomb, PharmD PGY1 resident, Tripler Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Army Pharmacy Polypharmacy Program

Resident:  Linnea Tokushige, PharmD PGY1 resident, Kaiser Health Plans, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Dabigatran and Its Place in Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation

Resident:  Michael Makaimoku, PharmD PGY1 resident, Veteran’s Administration, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Alcohol Use Disorder

Resident:  Macey Wiens, PharmD PGY1 resident, Veteran’s Administration, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Pharmacist Run Lithium Phone Clinic to Improve Lithium Monitoring at the Veterans Affairs Pacific Islands Health Care System: An Evidence Based Practice Project 

Speaker Presentations:

Speaker 5-Fred Cruz RPh, Director of Pharmacy Operations CVS/Caremerk, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Updates on HIV

Speaker 6-Thaddeus Pham, Viral Hepatitis Prevention  Coordinator Hawaii Department of Health, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Hepatitis Overview

Speaker 7–John Callery, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Honolulu District Office, Drug Enforcement Administration, US Department of Justice, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Opioids and the Law

Speaker 8- Panel- Rane Shoji, PharmD., Director, State Pharmacy, ‘Ohana Health Plan, Honolulu, HI; Evelyn Chock, PharmD, Operations Director, Pharmacy Management, HMSA, Honolulu, HI

Topic:  Answers to your common questions for insurance companies

Click here to Register:  #2018hpha

Click here for the full Agenda:  2018 HPhA Annual Meeting Agenda

Annual Meeting 2018 Vendors Call for Exhibits. 

For more information or to register go to:  Annual Meeting 2018 Vendors

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       P. O. Box 22954
       Honolulu, Hawaii  96823