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Long Island CE
Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Category: Events

DATE: March 14th, 2018

DeMatteis Center
101 Northern Boulevard
Greenvale, NY 11548

Please note: This is NOT St. Francis Hospital. The DeMatteis Center is directly acrosss from the NY Institute of Technology Campus.

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Registration
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Educational Program
8:30 PM - 9:00 PM Dinner

Resident Research Topics

From 7 Long Island Hospitals:
1. Huntington Hospital: Nicholas Fausto, PharmD
2. North Shore University Hospital: Michelle Min, PharmD
3. NYU Winthrop: Victoria Polla, PharmD
4. Plainview/Syosset: Nathan Schirmacher, PharmD
5. Southside Hospital: Ines Tebas-Pneyo, PharmD
6. St. Francis Hospital: Stephanie Lim, PharmD
7. Stony Brook University Hospital: Lina Lin, PharmD

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Nicholas Fausto, PharmD
• To evaluate the role of delta-INR in predicting supra-therapeutic INR’s.
• To assess the utility of applying delta-INR to warfarin monitoring at Huntington Hospital.

Michelle H. Min, PharmD
• Discuss the monitoring parameters developed for optimizing medication safety with automated heparin nomogram use.
• Evaluate the impact of a heparin monitoring system on automated heparin nomogram use.

Victoria Polla, PharmD
• Evaluate the pharmacist’s role when educating patients on diabetes-devices in regards to reducing patient’s fears, increasing patient’s confidence in skills, and easing the patient transition to outpatient

Nathan Schirmacher, PharmD
• To determine and assess if a pharmacy resident lead intervention can promote therapeutic optimization of IV vancomycin for inpatients
• To ensure proper vancomycin dosing regimens and that troughs are monitored and drawn at appropriate time intervals
• To evaluate the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) and total length of hospital stay

Ines Tebas-Pueyo, PharmD
• To identify current practice in Southside Hospital’s Emergency department concerning non-opioid injectable pain management
• Compare preliminary results and identify the implications in emergency department pain management

Stephanie R. Lim, PharmD
• Understand the various medication modalities used in the treatment of acute hyperkalemia
• Evaluate the use and effectiveness of the standardized Hyperkalemia Management order set and its role in reducing hypoglycemic events
Lina Lin, PharmD
• To analyze the safety outcomes, healthcare resource and economic burden associated with adherence versus non-adherence to pediatric chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting guidelines


Health-system pharmacists, technicians, and pharmacy students. This is a knowledge-based program. Cost: There is no charge for members of the LISHP.
Non-Member charge at door is $50.00, no refund

NYSCHP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.1 CEUs) of ACPE approved continuing education. In order to receive credit, the participant must provide the CE code given at the event on the survey which will be emailed out after the meeting. Participants must provide this code within 45 days of the event. It will take up to 60 days to be uploaded to MY CPE Monitor.

RSVP by March 9th, 2018, electronic responses automatically generate a reply; manual responses call Samantha Liaw 516-273-8984.