The GCC Pharmacy Congress

The GCC Pharmacy Congress

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With the current dynamic changes in the healthcare landscape in our region, there are numerous opportunities for pharmacists to work with the medical team on enhancing medication use, engage with patients, reduce safety risk and optimize patient outcomes by providing services such as medication management, preventive care, reconciliation, counselling and patient education.


The GCC Pharmacy Congress will help in integrating the medical team including pharmacists, nurses and physicians by discussing very important areas including but not limited to regulations, medication safety, medication reconciliation, Supply chain management, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Pharmacy Benefits Management, Informatics, technologies and more.


Pre-conference Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Symposium & Pre-conference American College of Clinical Pharmacy Symposium: 30 October 2016

International Conference: 31 October & 1 November 2016

Why Attend

  • Learn about innovations in implementing clinical pharmacy services in hospitals and ambulatory care
  • Gain insights into the new technologies and innovations in pharmacy practice
  • Review current issues and advances in medication safety
  • Examine the pharmacists and nurses role of shared accountability in patient education and improving patient outcomes
  • Optimise patient outcomes through safe, efficacious and cost-effective use of medications
  • Obtain CME points by attending this congress
  • Identify strategies for improving prescribing medicines in hospitals
  • Drive the advancement of the technical, human and leadership competencies of pharmacists and pharmacy staff in complex and rapidly changing organisations
  • Develop highly effective medication management strategies
  • Attend a full day supply chain symposium to receive a broad set of perspectives and insights on some of the critical issues in Pharmaceutical supply chains

Who Should Attend

  • Healthcare Policy Makers and Regulators

  • Healthcare Quality and Risk Management Specialists

  • Pharmacists including Clinical Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Directors

  • Pharmacy Technicians

  • Nurses

  • Physicians

  • University Professors and Students

Bronze PricingEarly Bird register and pay before 30 September 2016Standard Price
International DelegatesUSD 699USD 799
GCC PharmacistsUSD 449USD 499
NursesUSD 299USD 349
StudentsUSD 199USD 199
Pharma Companies and Solution ProvidersUSD 1799USD 1999
Includes:
*2-day conference *Networking coffee breaks
*Lunch *Post-congress presentation access *Certificate of attendance

NOTE: Students fee is applicable ONLY for undergraduate students. A valid student ID must be presented at the Registration Desk during the Congress. Otherwise, discounted fee will not apply.



Silver PricingEarly Bird register and pay before 30 September 2016Standard Price
International DelegatesUSD 949USD 1049
GCC PharmacistsUSD 699USD 749
NursesUSD 499USD 549
StudentsUSD 249USD 299
Pharma Companies and Solution ProvidersUSD 2049USD 2249
Includes:
*2-day conference *Networking coffee breaks *Choice of 1 workshop
*Lunch *Post-congress presentation access *Certificate of attendance


Supply Chain Symposium

Early Bird register and pay before 30 September 2016Standard Price
International DelegatesUSD 449USD 549
GCC PharmacistsUSD 299USD 349
NursesUSD 199USD 249
StudentsUSD 99USD 99
Pharma Companies and Solution Providers USD 949USD 1149


ACCP Symposium

Regular PriceOnsite Price
Registration FeesUSD 349USD 399

To Register Click Here

Monday 31st, October 2016

08.00 Registration, Coffee and Networking

08.40 Chairman’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

Reviewing Regulatory environment and accreditations in the region

09.00 Keynote address: Ministry of Health & Prevention, UAE

09.30 Interactive Panel Discussion: Role of regulators and providers in advancing patient care practice in the region

Fatima Al Breiki, Ph.D, EMHCA, BSc.Pharm

Ola Ghaleb Al Ahdab, PhD

10.30 Networking Break





Time

Hospital Pharmacy Stream

Time

Community Pharmacy Stream

11.00

Achieving high standards for medication

management and pharmacy operation with JCI

accreditation

Ashraf Ismail, MD, MPH, CPHQ

11.00

Innovations in Community Pharmacy Practice

Enhanced community pharmacy services:

screening for disease, disease prevention and

health promotion, and monitoring of chronic

disease

Sanah Hassan, Rph, PharmD, PhD

11.30

Achieving Excellence in Pharmacy Practice

Advancing the Profession: Practice and Academic

Collaborations

Wafa Y. Dahdal, Pharm.D., BCPS

11.30

Enhancing the Role of the Retail Pharmacist in

Diabetes education & management in K.S.A

Sarah Turkistani

12.00

Pharmacy

residency accreditation: A regional experience

Ahmed Al Jedai, Pharm.D., MBA, FCCP, BCPS

12.00

The opportunities to advance public health through

community pharmacy: what we need to do in GCC

countries?

Hisham Al Jadhey, Pharm.D, MS, Ph.D

12.30

Bridging the gap between Pharmacy education

and practice

Hisham Al Jadhey, Pharm.D, MS, Ph.D.

13.00

Lunch Break

13.00

Lunch Break

14.00

Optimising medication management outcomes

in ambulatory healthcare system

Faris Al-Masri

14.00

A Primer for developing Pharmacist-Managed

Clinics in the community pharmacy practice setting

Fadi M. Alkhateeb, BSPharm, MBA, Ph.D., FAACP

14.30

Biosimilar vs. Generics

Kimberly Greco

14.30

Challenges of Community Pharmacies in the GCC Region

Panel Discussion:Managing effectively the business

of pharmacy chain

Magdy Fahmy

Yasser Johari

Bader Alzaid Altraiji

Saleema Shurrab

15.00

Advancing Clinical Pharmacy in the

MENA Region

Interactive Panel Discussion: Role of Clinical

Pharmacist in optimising drug therapy for patients

Osama H. K. Mohamed, PhD

Wafa Y. Dahdal, Pharm.D., BCPS

Sherif Kamal, MSC., BSc.Pharm

15.30

Magnitude of irrational drug use in community

‘Taking Antibiotics as an example’

Faris Al-Masri

16.00

Sharing best practices in Antimicrobial stewardship,

a local experience

Wesam Smidi, BSP, RPH, PharmD

16.00

Challenges in retail pharmacy

Magdy Fahmy

16.30

Launching of Pharmacotherapy Services in hospital

setting:” The CCAD Experience”

Antoine Cherfan, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP, CACP

16.30

How to minimize drug shortages in community

pharmacies

Duy Tran, Pharm D, MBA

17.00

Closing Remarks from Chairman and end of day one

17.00

Closing Remarks and end of day one






Tuesday 1st, November 2016

08.00 Registration, Coffee and Networking

08.40 Chairman welcome note

Achieving Excellence in Pharmacy Leadership

09.00 The role of Etiquette in Pharmacy Practice

Osama Tabbara, R.Ph., EMBA, BCNSP

09.30 Interactive Panel Discussion: Evolving leadership in Pharmacy Practice

Ahmed Al Jedai, Pharm.D., MBA, FCCP, BCPS

Fatima Al Breiki, Ph.D, EMHCA, BSc.Pharm

Osama Tabbara, R.Ph., EMBA, BCNSP

10.30 Networking Break









Time

Hospital Pharmacy Stream

Time

Community Pharmacy Stream

11.00

Reviewing the Latest Advancement In Technology and Automation

Rapid Diagnostic Tests in Antimicrobial

Stewardship: The Time Is Now

Michael B. Kays, Pharm.D., FCCP

11.00

Enhancing Patient Care through

Community Pharmacist

Types of Minor Ailments being treated in UAE

Community Pharmacies by Qualified Registered

Pharmacist: “Qualitative study”

Abdul Ajeed Mohathasim Billah, MPharm, PhD

11.30

BD Cato™ IV Medication Workflow Solutions

David Swenson, R.Ph.

11.30

Gastrointestinal tract disorders (GIT) motility, when

to treat and when to refer

Raafat El-Awady, PHD

12.00

The role of clinical decision support systems in reducing medication errors
Mark F. Bonfiglio, BS, PharmD.

12.00

Case studies: Dermatological condition inside the

pharmacy

Daila Murad

12.30

Lunch Break

12.30

Lunch Break

13.30

Applying latest pharmacy automation and

technology in community pharmacy

Jobilal Vavachan

13.30

Respiratory Disorders Counseling in community

pharmacy

Najwan Al Jurf

14.00

Enhancing Medication Safety through Leadership and Collaboration

Medication Safety – MOH Experience

14.00

Community Pharmacist Education

and Development

Panel Discussion: Continuous professional

development for community pharmacy

Dalia Murad

Duy Tran, Pharm D, MBA

Sanah Hassan, Rph, PharmD, PhD

14.30

Interactive Panel Discussion: Medication

reconciliation: Whose responsibility?

Hisham Al Jadhey, Pharm.D, MS, Ph.D

Lana Hammad, Pharm.D., MBA, B.Pharm.

Liz Sojka, EN., BTA (Cert), RN., DMS, MBA

Ahmed Nadir Kheir, BSc (Pharm), PhD, MPS FNZCP

15.00

Community pharmacists training

Maha Solaiman Al Ankar

15.30

Identifying Nurse perceptions and their role in

preventing Medication errors

Jane Griffiths, PhD, RN, MHP

15.30

Leadership development for pharmacists

Bader Alzaid Altraiji

16.00

In-Patient Pharmacy Technology Models: Impact on

Patient’s Safety

Mohammad Siddiqui, Pharm.D., MBA

16.00

Closing Remarks and end of day two

16.30

Preventing Medication Error in

High Risk Population

Management of Safety of chemotherapy, case study

Sherif Kamal, MSC., BSc.Pharm

17.00

Balancing Safety and preventing medication errors in neonatal parenteral nutrition

17.30

Closing Remarks from Chairman and end of day two


Venue and Accommodation

Al Murooj Rotana Hotel
Al Safa St, Dubai
P.O. Box 117546, United Arab Emirates
T: +971 4 321 1111
F: +971 4 321 5555
W: http://www.rotana.com/rotanahotelandresorts/unitedarabemirates/dubai/almuroojrotana

We have arranged for set rooms at a special rates at the Al Murooj Rotana Hotel for those who wish to stay at the congress venue hotel on the nights surrounding the congress. Click here to book your accommodation or you may contact the hotel's Reservations Department directly as per the details above quoting Maarefah Management or GCC Pharmacy Congress.

Please note that we only have a limited amount of availability under this rate and it is recommended that you book this as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


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