2022 Mid-Winter Meetings

This year our Mid-Winter Meetings will be live events held at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy campuses in Jackson, Miss. and Oxford, Miss. More information will be released closer to the events. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for updates.

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Non-MPhA Member - $149

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UMSOP, Jackson campus

February 27, 2022

1:00pm - 5:15pm

Registration extended to  Feb. 26, 2022 at 11:55pm

UMSOP, Oxford campus

March 6, 2022

1:00pm - 5:15pm

Registration extended to Mar. 5, 2022 at 11:55pm

MPhA 2022 Mid-Winter Meeting Agenda

 

Sunday, February 27th 2022 at the School of Pharmacy Wells Auditorium in Jackson, MS

Sunday March 6th 2022 at the School of Pharmacy TCRC 1000 in Oxford, MS 

 

1:00 p.m. - Mississippi Medicaid: Recent Policy and Payment Changes (1 hour of CE credit)

Presenter: Terri Kirby, PharmD  (Pharmacy Director of Mississippi Medicaid) 

  • Annual update of major programmatic changed to the Medicaid program which impact pharmacists which include:

    • Vaccine billing guidelines for NCPDP pharmacy claimes 

    • State law of 2021 which mandated price freeze 

    • New MMIS system to be impetmented in 2022 with a new fiscal agent 

    • Public Health Emergency – impact on Medicaid enrollment

2:00 p.m. - Key Legislative Initiatives in Mississippi: An Update (1 hour of CE credit)

Presenter: Beau Cox, PharmD (MPhA Director) 

  • Describe the legislative issues that impact the practice of pharmacy in the State of Mississippi including but not limited to:

    • Pharmacy Benefit Management

    • Patient Management Protocols

    • Medical Marijuana ​

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Break

3:15 p.m. - Mississippi Board of Pharmacy Updates (1 hour CE credit)

Presenter: Todd Dear, PharmD (Associate Director of MSBOP) and Catina White, PharmD, MBA

  • Review structure and functions of the Miss. Board of Pharmacy including PBM oversight

  • Summarize requirements for Pseudoephedrine/Ephedrine NPLEX sales

  • Discuss hot topics in the field

4:15 p.m. - Sometimes Sugar Isn’t the Problem: Anti-Diabetic Agents for Non-diabetes indications (1 hour CE credit)

Presenter: UMSOP Residents: Anna Rhett, PharmD, Jewlyus Grigsby, PharmD, and Lamare Haines, PharmD 

  • Explain the findings and implications of GLP-1 receptor agonist and SGLT-2 inhibitors for non-diabetes indications in cardiovascular and renal outcomes

  • Examine and understand clinical data for use in validating orders for non-diabetes diagnoses. 

  • Explore the many potential benefits of metformin use in a number of disease states

  • Apply evidence-based practices when selecting other anti-diabetic for non-diabetes indications in cardiovascular outcomes