PharMerica Education Symposia
& Exhibition Series
The cost for participation is $25 to all registrants. The registration deadline is Tuesday, July 8th at 3pm (EST). All registrations include: The opportunity to earn up to 6 CEUs, breakfast and lunch buffet, and welcome gift.
Payment for the symposium can be made by U.S. Check, American Express, Visa, or MasterCard and must be submitted with your registration. PharMerica will not process your registration without full payment.
To avoid duplicate charges to your credit card, DO NOT mail a copy of your registration form once it has been completed online. Conference registrations will be e-mailed to you within 15 days of receipt.
Substitutions will be allowed up to one (1) calendar day prior to the conference. Conference registration changes and/or substitutions must be made in writing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellations received on or before Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 will be refunded minus a $10.00 administrative fee. Any change or cancellation must be made in writing and emailed to email@example.com. Refunds will not be issued after Tuesday, July 8th. Refunds will be processed within 15 days from date of request. Refunds or credits will not be made on no-shows.
Casual attire is suitable for all meetings, sessions, and meals. Nursing scrubs are also accepted. Please remember to bring a sweater or jacket for air-conditioned rooms.
Hotel parking is complimentary and therefore may be limited. If parking is not available at hotel, additional parking will be available at the Polaris Fashion Place Mall, which is located across the street from the hotel. Please be sure to arrive a few minutes early to secure parking.
8700 Lyra Drive,
Columbus, OH 43240
Hotel: 614.885.1600; Reservations: 614.885.1600
Make Your Reservations Early!!
To make your hotel reservations, call the Hilton Columbus/Polaris Hotel at 614.885.1600 (Group Code: PHARME). You may also book online at www.ColumbusPolaris.hilton.com. You must use our special group codes in order to receive our discounted rate. One King Bed or Two Queen Beds: PHARME.
PharMerica has arranged a special group rate of $155 per night single or double occupancy plus appropriate tax and service charge. Reservations must be made by Monday, June 9th, 2014. Reservation requests made after this hotel deadline will be based on availability at the prevailing rate determined by the hotel. For more information on the Hilton Columbus/Polaris, visit
Continuing Education Credits (CEU Credits)
PharMerica has requested up to 6 hours of CEU hours of continuing education for all nurses and nursing home administrators. Individuals seeking approval for all other professional licensures must file independently and should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the materials needed.
National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration LTC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
NADONA/LTC is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and has approved this program for the number of clock hours listed under their sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS.
State licensure boards, however, have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.
In accordance with the PhRMA Code on Interaction with healthcare professionals, attendance at this education program is limited to healthcare professionals. Accordingly, attendance by guests or spouses is not appropriate.
7:45am Breakfast Buffett
“Advances in the Treatment of Inappropriate Crying and Laughing” - TBA
8:30am “Getting your Administrator to Love You! – Top 10+ things for Your To
Do List” – TBA – 1.5 CE hours
10:00am Break, Vendor Interaction
10:30am “Reducing the Risk of Harm from High Alert Medications” –
Matthew Grissinger, RPh, FISMP, FASCP – 1.5 CE hours
“Redefining the use of Basal Insulin: Combining Sustained Action
with QD Efficacy” - TBA
1:00pm Break, Vendor Interaction
1:30pm “Palliative Care in LTC – Reducing Suffering Associated with Serious
Illness” – Gary Greenspan, MD - 1.5 Hours CE
3:15pm “Alzheimer’s Diseases – Essentials of Care” – Mario Cornacchione, DO,
FAAFP – 1.5 CE Hours