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Legislative Day

When
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
All day

Description
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2016 Pharmacy Legislative Day
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Illinois State Capitol
Springfield, IL

Agenda
State Capitol and Howlett Building Maps
House Seating Chart
Senate Seating Chart
CPE Handout - Legislative Day Orientation
CPE Processing Instructions

Talking Points / Bill Summaries
Pharmacy Quality Assurance Programs - SB3336 & HB6180 - Updated 3-1-2016
Improving Patient’s Access to Pharmacists and Increasing Transparency in Prescription Health Plan Costs - SB2515 & HB5591
Public Health with Pharmacists Provided Immunization Care - HB3627
Pharmacist Prescribed Hormonal Contraceptives - HB5809

Travel Instructions, Itineraries, and Maps
Attendees traveling by car
Attendees traveling by bus from Chicago State University
Attendees traveling by bus from Midwestern University
Attendees traveling by bus from Rosalind Franklin University and Roosevelt University
Attendees traveling by bus from St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Attendees traveling by bus from University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago Campus
Attendees traveling by bus from University of Illinois at Chicago - Rockford Campus

Registration is now closed.
Registration Deadline: February 17, 2016
You must be pre-registered to attend 2016 Pharmacy Legislative Day!

Join hundreds of pharmacy professionals at the State Capitol on March 2, 2016!

Represent your profession and speak directly to legislators and staff regarding the critical issues facing pharmacy. It is vital that your legislators become more knowledgeable on the role of pharmacy in augmenting healthcare.

Learn about key issues and how to discuss them with your legislators. Join your fellow pharmacists, students & techs and become part of the solution. Don’t miss this opportunity to let your collective voices be heard!

Jointly sponsored by Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists and the Illinois Pharmacists Association. For the past nine years, ICHP and IPhA have joined forces to let lawmakers know that pharmacists stand united.

ICHP IPhA Combined Logo

Photo ID: All persons visiting the Capitol Building must present a government issued photo ID.

Motorcoach: Bus transportation to and from Springfield will be available. Be sure to mark your pickup location on the registration form. Departure times to follow.

Schedule of Events (tentative)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Check In
Auditorium, Howlett Building
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Lunch
Hall of Flags, Howlett Building
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm CPE Legislative Orientation
Auditorium, Howlett Building
2:30 pm - 4:45 pm Capitol activities including legislator visits
Government issued ID is required
5:15 pm Bus Departure


Accreditation:

ACPE logoACPE # 0121-0000-16-016-L03-P & 0121-0000-16-016-L03-T
1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) Type of Activity: Knowledge
The Illinois Council of Health System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This activity provides 1.0 hour (0.1 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity, pharmacist participants should be able to:

1. Discuss the current pharmacy-related bills before the General Assembly.
2. Identify the positive and negative outcomes of passage of each piece of pharmacy-related legislation on patients, the health care system and individual health care providers.
3. Discuss the current status of each pharmacy-related legislative initiative in order to assist and inform members of the General Assembly.
4. Describe a positive interaction with members of the General Assembly so that channels of communication are open for pharmacy-related issues.

At the conclusion of this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity, pharmacy technician participants should be able to:

1. Discuss the current pharmacy-related bills before the General Assembly.
2. Identify the positive and negative outcomes of passage of each piece of pharmacy-related legislation on patients, the health care system and individual health care providers.
3. Discuss the current status of each pharmacy-related legislative initiative in order to assist and inform members of the General Assembly.
4. Describe a positive interaction with members of the General Assembly so that channels of communication are open for pharmacy-related issues.

Instructions for completing CPE credit will be distributed at the meeting. Attendees must complete a program evaluation online at www.CESally.com to receive CPE credit.

Target Audience: This knowledge-based activity was developed for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians.

Click here to register online or print a registration form.
Registration Deadline: February 17, 2016
You must be pre-registered to attend 2016 Pharmacy Legislative Day!

By registering for Pharmacy Legislative Day, you are giving ICHP and IPhA permission to use photographs or video of yourself taken at the event. ICHP and IPhA intend to use such photographs and videos only in connection with ICHP and IPhA official publications, media promotions, web sites, or social media sites including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, and that these images may be used without further notifying you.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation must be received 7 days in advance of the event for a full refund and 48 hours in advance in order to receive a refund of 50% of fees paid. Cancellations of less than 48 hours and "no shows" will receive no refund.