New Brunswick Pharmacists' Association


The 2018 program includes sessions on pharmacists prescribing for UTIs, mandatory error reporting, pharmacists' role in the care of Indigenous patients, communicating with patients at risk of opioid misuse, top studies that could change your practice, and much more.

Plus, pre-conference workshops on medical cannabis and geriatric pharmacy (additional fees apply -- Add Event on your registration page).

Saturday, June 02
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pre-Conference Workshop: Medical Cannabis: Foundations, evidence and case scenarios (additional fee)

Presenters: Alison Wong, Michael Kani

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pre-Conference Workshop: Principles of aging and the medication managment of geriatric patients (additional fee)

Presenters: Cheryl Sadowski, Susan Bowles

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM New Brunswick College of Pharmacists (NBCP) Annual General Meeting
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM New Brunswick Pharmacists' Association (NBPA) Annual General Meeting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM New Brunswick Pharmacists' Association (NBPA) Awards Supper
7:30 PM - 11:59 PM Maritime Kitchen Party featuring live band Signal Hill sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart/Loblaw Pharmacy Boyce Farmers Market
Sunday, June 03
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast Satellite Symposium sponsored by AbbVie

A chat in the park: discussion on biologics and biosimilars in autoimmune inflammatory diseases

Presenters: Carolyn Whiskin, Mark MacMillan

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM Opening Session featuring keynote speaker Mary Walsh

Presenter: Mary Walsh

  Therapeutics Pharmacy Practice/Business Research/Knowledge Translation
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Outcomes of pharmacist prescribing and care for patients with urinary tract infections in New Brunswick: results of a major new study.

Presenters: Daniel Smyth, Nathan Beahm, Ross Tsuyuki

Voices of Experience Mentor Session

Ends at 12:30pm

Presenters: Andrew Brillant, Beverley Zwicker, Deb Saltmarche, Derek Jorgenson, Douglas Doucette, Genevieve Pelletier, Mary Nelson, Mike Cavanagh, Saleema Bhaidani

Pharmacy Practice Research Oral Abstracts Session 1
  Product Lunch 1 Product Lunch 2 Product Lunch 3
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Pharmacist's role in the context of cannabis legalization

Sponsored by Canopy Growth

Presenter: Danial Schecter

Prevention by design: introducing a novel recombinant shingles vaccine.

Sponsored by GSK

Presenter: David Willer

  Therapeutics Pharmacy Practice/Business Research/Knowledge Translation
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Sexually transmitted infections

Presenter: Todd Hatchette

Pharmacy workflow: the ultimate enabler

Ends at 3:30 pm

Presenters: Alistair Bursey, Krista Millette-Rocan

Pharmacy Practice Research Oral Abstracts Session 2
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Comment appliquer les nouvelles activités du pharmacien en soins de longue durée

Presenters: Line Guénette, Rachel Rouleau

Pharmacy Practice Research Oral Abstracts Session 3
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Awards Ceremony
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Tradeshow Opening, Reception and Pharmacy Practice Research Posters Convention Centre
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM Alumni Events / Free Evening
Monday, June 04
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM CPJ session featuring Jesse Hirsh: The future of pharmacy-cognitive authority, technology and patient empowerment
sponsored by Johnson and Johnson

Presenter: Jesse Hirsh

  Therapeutics Pharmacy Practice/Business Research/Knowledge Translation
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Advocacy in Pharmacy: The Australian and Irish perspectives

Presenters: Daragh Connolly, George Tambassis

Indigenous health and reconciliation in pharmacy

Presenter: Jaris Swidrovich

Optimizing the pharmacy student experience to create innovative leaders

Presenter: Tiana Tilli

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM What's new, what's true, what's poo? Top new studies in primary care

Presenter: Adrienne Lindblad

Moms Stop The Harm

Presenter: Marie Agioritis

Pharmacy Practice Research Oral Abstracts Session 4
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM Tradeshow, Lunch and Pharmacy Practice Research Posters Convention Centre
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM The Great Debate

Presenters: Carlene Oleksyn, Colleen Flood, Yanick Labrie

Crowne Plaza
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Gala Reception and Dinner Delta
Tuesday, June 05
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Innovation Showcase sponsored by Pfizer Canada

Presenters: Aaron Sihota, Jaris Swidrovich, Melanie McLeod

9:15 AM - 11:30 AM Fostering a culture of medication safety in community pharmacy: lessons learned from early adopters

Presenters: Anne Resnick, Beverley Zwicker, Cailee Bell, Doug Thidrickson, Jack Wallace, James R. Barker, Jasmine Cooper, Lisa Woodill, Melissa Sheldrick, Neil MacKinnon, Shelita Dattani

  Therapeutics Pharmacy Practice/Business Research/Knowledge Translation
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM H. pylori: New treatment guidelines and its challenges

Presenter: Marie-Claire Savoie



New guidelines on the prevention and treatment of travelers' diarrhea: what pharmacists need to know

Presenters: Ajit Johal, Sherilyn Houle



How to effectively communicate and engage with a patient at risk of, or living with, opioid use disorder

Presenters: Candace Necyk, Jeff Lanz

Doses hors monographie et combinaison d'antipsychotiques: comment s'y retrouver sans delirer?

Presenter: Violaine Masson

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Choosing Wisely pharmacy recommendations: it starts with you

Presenter: Philip Emberley

Pay for performance and quality in community pharmacy: Canadian evidence and international experiences

Presenters: Lisa McCarthy, Sherilyn Houle

How you can be an opioid steward: implementing the opioid guidlines into your practice

Presenters: Feng Chang, Laura Murphy, Shelita Dattani