2017 Regional Meeting

July 14-16, 2017

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2017 ASCP Midwest Regional Meeting
July 14-16, 2017
Hyatt Lodge at McDonalds Campus
Oakbrook, Illinois

The ASCP Midwest Regional Meeting has been providing cutting edge educational offerings for 28 years, allowing you to enhance your pharmacy career and expand your practice. This year’s meeting will be at the Hyatt Lodge at McDonalds Campus in Oakbrook, Illinois.

Starting Friday evening, July 14, 2017 through Sunday, July 16, 2017 at noon, the 29th Annual Midwest ASCP Regional Meeting will provide 11.75 hours of continuing education on palliative care, medication reconciliation, de-prescribing, diabetes, heart failure in addition to our regular ASCP, legislative and new drug updates.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to network with colleagues as well as get information on new pharmaceutical products and technologies during the trade show on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.


  • Earn up to 11.75 hours of continuing education
  • Network with over 100 senior care professionals, exhibitors and other industry partners
  • Focus on clinical and applied topics to help advance your practice


  • Hyatt Lodge at McDonalds Campus
  • Oakbrook, Illinois
  • 2815 Jorie Boulevard
  • Oak Brook, IL 60523

Hotel reservations can be made directly online at the Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus or by calling 888-421-1442. Please mention “ASCP Midwest Regional Conference” when booking to get our reduced meeting rate of $149. The special room rate is available until June 21, 2017.



3:00 PM Registration
5:00 PM Palliative Care, Hospice and POLST in Advanced Illness
  • Rajeev Kumar, MD AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center
5:30 PM Exhibit Hall available for Trade Show Set up
6:15 PM Inside Aptiom®
Dinner & Product Theater*
  • Manju Beier, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP, Geriatric Consultant Resources LLC
Supported by Sunovion
7:30 PM Manufacturers Exhibits
6:30 AM Registration
6:30 AM Breakfast & Product Theater*
Treating the Hallucinations and Delusions Associated with Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis
  • Renato DeLos Santos, MD, Medical Director, Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital
Supported by Acadia Pharmaceuticals
7:45 AM Medication Reconciliation
  • Dana Saffel, PharmD, CGP, CPh, FASCP, Pharmacare Strategies, Inc.
9:00 AM ASCP Legislative and Regulatory Update
  • Joseph S. Marek, Sr. RPh, President, ASCP
  • Frank Grosso, RPh, Executive Director and CEO, ASCP
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Choosing Medications Wisely by Actively Deprescribing: The How's and Why's
  • Manju Beier, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP, Geriatric Consultant Resources LLC
12:00 PM Lunch & Product Theater*
  • Options in Treating Parkinson’s Disease
  • Carolyn Taylor, APN, Northwestern Medicine
Supported by Abbvie
1:15 PM Manufacturers Exhibits
2:00 PM Getting to Goal: Taking A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes Management
  • Christine Schumacher, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDE, BC-ADM, Associate Professor, Midwestern University College of Pharmacy
3:30 PM Networking Break / Exclusive Product Information Session
Sponsored by Abbvie
4:00 PM Interactive Antipsychotics
  • Monica Tegeler, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Eskenazi Health
5:30 PM Student Reception & Program
6:30 PM Dinner & Product Theater*
  • Once-Weekly Trulicity as a First Injectable Option for your Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Steven J. Bielski, MD, Cadence Physician Group
Supported by Lilly, USA
Location: Gibson’s Bar and Steakhouse, 2105 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523
6:45 AM Registration
7:00 AM Breakfast & Product Theater*
8:00 AM Pharmacogenomics: Current Status and Appropriate Use
  • Michele Beckwith, Vice President, PTC Laboratories
9:15 AM Chronic Heart Failure Management: A Geriatric Perspective
  • Antoine Jenkins, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Associate Professor, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM New Drug Approvals From 2016-2017
  • Samuel Gurevitz, PharmD, CGP, Associate Professor, Midwester University College of Pharmacy

*Programs marked with an asterisk (*) will not have any CE associated with them.


ACPE PharmCon

Pharmacist CE: Attendees can earn a maximum of 12 contact hours (1.2 CEU’s) for verified participation in the educational programming of the Midwest ASCP regional meeting.

PharmCon is approved by the Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive credit, participants must legibly print their name and initial the roster at each session attended. Statements of credit for attended programs can be accessed on-line at Please allow 7-10 days following the program before retrieving your certificate.

Learning Objectives (PDF)

Session Title: ASCP Legislative and Regulatory Update
ACPE UAN: 0203-0000-17-004-L03-P
Activity Type: Knowledge-based 1.5 Contact Hours

ACPE LogoThe American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive continuing pharmacy education credits for the session, ASCP Legislative and Regulatory Update, participants must complete the evaluation online through the ASCP Learning Center. The CPE evaluation instructions will be available at the end of the presentation. Evaluations must be completed by August 31, 2017. No exceptions.


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Attendee Type Early Bird Rate
Until June 30
Regular Rate
After June 30
Full Conference:
Active Member $168.75 $225
Non-Member $224.25 $299
Technician $74.25 $99
Student $37.50 $50
Single Day:
Active Member $135 $180
Non-Member $172.50 $230


  • ASCP accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa
  • Please note: You will receive an email confirmation when payment is processed.
  • Promotion codes can not be combined, and must be used at the time of purchase.
  • All promotion codes will expire at midnight on July 10. Promo codes may not be used on site.
  • Online registration will close at midnight ET on July 10, 2017. On site registration will open on July 14 at 4:00pm ET.
  • All refund requests must be made in writing and postmarked no later than July 1, 2017. A $50 cancellation fee per registrant will be charged. No cancellations will be refunded after July 7, 2017.
  • Due to the educational nature of this program, children under the age of 18 are not permitted in the meeting/session room. This policy is established to avoid disruptions during the programming, reduce liability, and help maintain ASCP’s professional learning environment.

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