Agenda

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9:00 am

Opening Announcements

9:10 am

Solving Unique Health Challenges Through Innovation – Lizzie Harbin

9:20 am

Microbiome vs. Mycobiome: Signaling Within the Gut and Its Impact on Chronic Disease – Kristine Gedroic, MD, FAAFP, FABIM

Dr. Gedroic will discuss how research on the microbiome and mycobiome is shaking the foundations of medicine and nutrition — and what this means for your patients. She will share new insights into the role the microbiome plays in the regulations of inflammation and immunity.

10:10 am

Break

10:20 am

Microbiome vs. Mycobiome (cont’d) – Kristine Gedroic, MD, FAAFP, FABIM

11:00 am

Break & Virtual Expo

11:30 am

Compounding for Chronic Disease and Cellular Health – Nat Jones, RPh, FAPC

PCCA Clinical Compounding Pharmacist Nat Jones will reveal specific compounding opportunities for the health conditions covered during Dr. Gedroic’s presentation.

12:10 pm

How I Developed a Relationship with My Lawmaker: Member Panel – Jeffery R. Bray, MBA, MAED, SHRM-SCP; Kelly Selby, RPh, FAPC; Gopesh Patel, RPh

Are you doing all that you can to preserve and protect your compounding practice? Join us for a NEW format of the Public Affairs Update where your fellow members will take the stage to share how they successfully hosted congressional representatives in their pharmacies and got their voices heard.

1:10 pm

PCCA Innovation Part 1 – Gus Bassani, PharmD

One of the many perks of attending International Seminar is being the first among your peers to discover what the PCCA Research and Development team has been working on throughout the year. Learn about the latest and greatest PCCA products and services from PCCA Chief Scientific Officer Gus Bassani.

1:25 pm

Announcements

1:30 pm

Adjourn

2-9 pm

Roundtable Networking Sessions (click to collapse/expand)

Facilitated by PCCA staff members, these virtual roundtables provide opportunities to share your best practices and favorite formulas, learn from others, and ask questions. Roundtables will be limited in size, so that you can personally connect with others in your session. NOTE: The roundtable designations are topic specific to help you select which one best meets your needs. These are discussion and networking groups only; no presentations will be given by the facilitator. Networking sessions will not be recorded; they are only available live.

2:00 pm

Roundtable: 1st Time Attendees, New Members, Owners, Staff Pharmacists, Technicians, Marketers, Students
Meet other attendees who are in similar roles in the pharmacy as you are. Join the most applicable group to chat about opportunities, challenges and responsibilities for your position.

If you are a first-time attendee, we’ll show you the ropes of International Seminar and share how others have gained the most from their seminar experience and applied learnings back at the pharmacy. If you are a new member, this is an especially great way to connect with others so you can learn from each other and form your own network outside of these roundtables.

3:30 pm

Roundtable 1: Naltrexone
Bring your questions, patient success stories and newest uses for naltrexone to this roundtable. One of the hottest active ingredients in pharmaceutical compounding right now, naltrexone is being requested as low-dose naltrexone as well as topical and permeation-enhanced formulations for a wide array of patients.

Roundtable 2: General Compounding
If you want to discuss anything related to compounding, join this networking roundtable. Bring your questions and successes on formulations, clinical topics, tips and tricks, workflow, and anything else related to what’s going on in your pharmacy.

Roundtable 3: Male HRT
Join in and bring your questions, successes and best practices about testosterone, erectile dysfunction, BPH, prostate cancer and all other male hormone-related conditions.

Roundtable 4: Human Resources
Need answers to your human resources questions? Join this discussion about employee hiring/firing, retention and employee engagement ideas, as well as current opportunities and challenges handling employee COVID-19 related concerns.

Roundtable 5: EAGLE: Testing of Compounds
Join Eagle Analytical experts in this roundtable to ask questions on potency and sterility testing, and network with others on best practices in testing.

Roundtable 6: Veterinary
Bring your pets to this roundtable networking session! Enjoy time with your colleagues sharing favorite veterinary cases, formulas and ways to build relationships with your local veterinarians to grow this niche.

Roundtable 7: Autoimmune
There are over 100 autoimmune conditions affecting more and more patients. Join this roundtable session to network with others and learn more about how to help this increasing group of patients with compounds, supplements and lifestyle change.

5:00 pm

Roundtable 1: Female HRT
Join in and bring your questions, successes and best practices about all issues related to women’s health, hormones, female conditions, patient consultation and much more.

Roundtable 2: Social Media
Whether you are a Facebook and Instagram expert or are new to social media, join in this roundtable to share how you are using these platforms to grow your community outreach and stay connected with your patients.

Roundtable 3: Pain
Patients look to compounding pharmacies for alternatives to commercially available pain control medications. This is still a hot topic in compounding. Join in and bring your questions, successes and favorite formulas that have helped your patients have a better quality of life.

Roundtable 4: Regulatory Compliance
Join this roundtable to discuss USP compliance, DQSA/503A/FDA expectations, NASEM, developing relationships with lawmakers, and any other hot topic on the legal and regulatory front facing compounding pharmacy today.

Roundtable 5: Sterile
If you compound sterile preparations in your pharmacy, this roundtable networking session is for you. Join in to discuss sterile compounding workflow, formulation ideas, environmental monitoring and more.

Roundtable 6: General Compounding
If you want to discuss anything related to compounding, join this networking roundtable. Bring your questions and successes on formulations, clinical topics, tips and tricks, workflow, and anything else related to what’s going on in your pharmacy.

6:30 pm

Roundtable 1: Dermatology
Join this roundtable to discuss your favorite dermatological and cosmeceutical formulas. What compounds are most common in your practice, how are you growing your dermatology business, and what are some new ways you’ve introduced your services to local dermatologists? Bring wound and scar successes and challenges to this roundtable as well.

Roundtable 2: Veterinary
Bring your pets to this roundtable networking session! Enjoy time with your colleagues sharing favorite veterinary cases, formulas and ways to build relationships with your local veterinarians to grow this niche.

Roundtable 3: Human Resources
Need answers to your human resources questions? Join this discussion about employee hiring/firing, retention and employee engagement ideas, as well as current opportunities and challenges handling employee COVID-19 related concerns.

Roundtable 4: Marketing & Sales
Use this roundtable to network with other colleagues who manage marketing and/or sales for the pharmacy. Join in and bring your questions, successes and best practices on how to market your pharmacy and reach prescribers and patients – in person and virtually.

Roundtable 5: Business
Join Compounding Pharmacy Management experts in this roundtable to ask questions about all things related to the business: financials, staffing, buying/selling a pharmacy and more.

Roundtable 6: Autoimmune
There are over 100 autoimmune conditions affecting more and more patients. Join this roundtable session to network with others and learn more about how to help this increasing group of patients with compounds, supplements and lifestyle change.

Roundtable 7: Concierge Groups Happy Hour
Open to concierge group members only! Bring your best ideas to share with the group. What are your key takeaways from seminar so far and how are you going to implement them into your pharmacy to ensure ROI from the event?

8:00 pm

Roundtable 1: Female HRT
Join in and bring your questions, successes and best practices about all issues related to women’s health, hormones, female conditions, patient consultation and much more.

Roundtable 2: General Compounding
If you want to discuss anything related to compounding, join this networking roundtable. Bring your questions and successes on formulations, clinical topics, tips and tricks, workflow, and anything else related to what’s going on in your pharmacy.

Roundtable 3: Naltrexone
Bring your questions, patient success stories and newest uses for naltrexone to this roundtable. One of the hottest active ingredients in pharmaceutical compounding right now, naltrexone is being requested as low-dose naltrexone as well as topical and permeation-enhanced formulations for a wide array of patients.

9:00 am

Opening Announcements

9:10 am

Compounding: It’s Personal – Kristy McKinney

As the mother of a patient diagnosed with a profound disability, Kristy will share first-hand knowledge about cannabidiol, the difference it has made in her son’s life and how it can be a game-changer for your own patients.

10:20 am

Cannabidiol: Legal and Regulatory Considerations – Matt Martin, PharmD

PCCA Manager of Clinical Services Matt Martin will share why the cannabidiol API can be used in compounding and what differentiates it from over-the-counter products.

11:00 am

Break & Virtual Expo

11:30 am

What’s Hot and New: Formulas Part 1 – Ranel Larsen, PharmD; Deborah Clark, BSPharm, RPh

What trends are dominating the compounding marketplace? What are the most common requests from PCCA members? Don’t miss this presentation covering disease state overviews and compounding options, plus new and classic formulas designed to help your patients and practitioners.

12:00 pm

Nutrient Connection Between Stress and Chronic Disease – Ron Grabowski, RD, DC

Patients come into the pharmacy daily with fatigue, irritability, aches and pains, decreased immune function and heart palpitations. Did you know there is so much interconnectedness between these symptoms and stress? Dr. Graboswski says stress is the most common concern he is seeing in patients recently and it has a huge impact on their nutritional status and overall health. During this presentation, he will share his overall thought process on medications, the connection to nutrients, and the relationship between stress, diabetes and autoimmune disease.

1:10 pm

Using Micronutrient Testing in the Pharmacy – Steve Hoffart, PharmD

Pharmacy can play a big role in assessing patients’ nutritional status and recommending supplements. During this presentation, you will hear how your colleagues have had success with adding micronutrient testing and nutritional consultation to their pharmacies’ offerings.

1:30 pm

PCCA Innovation Part 2 – Daniel Banov, RPh, MS

Learn more about the latest and greatest PCCA products and services.

1:45 pm

Adjourn

2-9 pm

Roundtable Networking Sessions(click to collapse/expand)

Facilitated by PCCA staff members, these virtual roundtables provide opportunities to share your best practices and favorite formulas, learn from others, and ask questions. Roundtables will be limited in size, so that you can personally connect with others in your session. NOTE: The roundtable designations are topic specific to help you select which one best meets your needs. These are discussion and networking groups only; no presentations will be given by the facilitator. Networking sessions will not be recorded; they are only available live.

2:00 pm

Roundtable 1: Naltrexone
Bring your questions, patient success stories and newest uses for naltrexone to this roundtable. One of the hottest active ingredients in pharmaceutical compounding right now, naltrexone is being requested as low-dose naltrexone as well as topical and permeation-enhanced formulations for a wide array of patients.

Roundtable 2: Female HRT
Join in and bring your questions, successes and best practices about all issues related to women’s health, hormones, female conditions, patient consultation and much more.

Roundtable 3: General Compounding
If you want to discuss anything related to compounding, join this networking roundtable. Bring your questions and successes on formulations, clinical topics, tips and tricks, workflow, and anything else related to what’s going on in your pharmacy.

Roundtable 4: Pain
Patients look to compounding pharmacies for alternatives to commercially available pain control medications. This is still a hot topic in compounding. Join in and bring your questions, successes and favorite formulas that have helped your patients have a better quality of life.

Roundtable 5: Business
Join Compounding Pharmacy Management experts in this roundtable to ask questions about all things related to the business: financials, staffing, buying/selling a pharmacy and more.

Roundtable 6: Dentistry
Join this roundtable to discuss opportunities in compounding for dentists, how to best help patients with health concerns related to their dental health and ideas on how to grow this niche.

Roundtable 7: Regulatory Compliance
Join this roundtable to discuss USP compliance, DQSA/503A/FDA expectations, NASEM, developing relationships with lawmakers, and any other hot topic on the legal and regulatory front facing compounding pharmacy today.

3:30 pm

Roundtable 1: Nutrition & Micronutrient Testing
Bring your ideas on building your nutrition business, including supplements, consultations and micronutrient testing. After listening to the main stage speakers on this topic, share how you can grow your practice in this area.

Roundtable 2: Social Media
Whether you are a Facebook and Instagram expert or are new to social media, join in this roundtable to share how you are using these platforms to grow your community outreach and stay connected with your patients.

Roundtable 3: Sterile
If you compound sterile preparations in your pharmacy, this roundtable networking session is for you. Join in to discuss sterile compounding workflow, formulation ideas, environmental monitoring and more.

Roundtable 4: Dermatology
Join this roundtable to discuss your favorite dermatological and cosmeceutical formulas. What compounds are most common in your practice, how are you growing your dermatology business, and what are some new ways you’ve introduced your services to local dermatologists? Bring wound and scar successes and challenges to this roundtable as well.

Roundtable 5: Autoimmune
There are over 100 autoimmune conditions affecting more and more patients. Join this roundtable session to network with others and learn more about how to help this increasing group of patients with compounds, supplements and lifestyle change.

Roundtable 6: Veterinary
Bring your pets to this roundtable networking session! Enjoy time with your colleagues sharing favorite veterinary cases, formulas and ways to build relationships with your local veterinarians to grow this niche.

Roundtable 7: Female HRT
Join in and bring your questions, successes and best practices about all issues related to women’s health, hormones, female conditions, patient consultation and much more.

5:00 pm

Roundtable 1: EAGLE: Testing of Compounds
Join Eagle Analytical experts in this roundtable to ask questions on potency and sterility testing, and network with others on best practices in testing.

Roundtable 2: Naltrexone
Bring your questions, patient success stories and newest uses for naltrexone to this roundtable. One of the hottest active ingredients in pharmaceutical compounding right now, naltrexone is being requested as low-dose naltrexone as well as topical and permeation-enhanced formulations for a wide array of patients.

Roundtable 3: Social Media
Whether you are a Facebook and Instagram expert or are new to social media, join in this roundtable to share how you are using these platforms to grow your community outreach and stay connected with your patients.

Roundtable 4: Pain
Patients look to compounding pharmacies for alternatives to commercially available pain control medications. This is still a hot topic in compounding. Join in and bring your questions, successes and favorite formulas that have helped your patients have a better quality of life.

Roundtable 5: Male HRT
Join in and bring your questions, successes and best practices about testosterone, erectile dysfunction, BPH, prostate cancer and all other male hormone-related conditions.

Roundtable 6: Pediatrics
Join in to discuss all issues related to pediatric patients, including common conditions, popular formulations, special dosage forms, including ketogenic diets, g tube administration, and alternative routes of administration.

Roundtable 7: Concierge Groups Happy Hour
Open to concierge group members only! Bring your best ideas to share with the group. What are your key takeaways from seminar so far and how are you going to implement them into your pharmacy to ensure ROI from the event?

6:30 pm

Happy Hour at The Zoom Bar – Who will win the Best Blue Out Awards?
Meet your colleagues at the bar… the Zoom Bar that is! Pick a room, hang out with old friends and meet new ones. This is your opportunity to share your favorite formulas, compounding tips and tricks, and new therapeutic niches – or simply catch up and say hello to those you haven’t seen in a while. Mix up your favorite cocktail and come decked out in your best blues. Each facilitator will give out a Best Blue Out Award.

8:00 pm

Roundtable 1: Marketing & Sales
Use this roundtable to network with other colleagues who manage marketing and/or sales for the pharmacy. Join in and bring your questions, successes and best practices on how to market your pharmacy and reach prescribers and patients – in person and virtually.

Roundtable 2: Nutrition & Micronutrient Testing
Bring your ideas on building your nutrition business, including supplements, consultations and micronutrient testing. After listening to the main stage speakers on this topic, share how you can grow your practice in this area.

9:00 am

Opening Announcements

9:10 am

The Mouth-Body Connection – Gerald Curatola, DMD

Biological dentistry is an approach that promotes health and wellness instead of the treatment of disease, encompassing both modern science and natural healing. Dr. Curatola will discuss avoidance and elimination of toxins from dental materials, proper nutrition for the prevention and reversal of degenerative dental disease, and procedures such as cavitation surgery to remove biofilms.

10:30 am

Compounding Opportunities for Dentistry – Tricia Heitman, PharmD

PCCA Clinical Compounding Pharmacist Tricia Heitman will reveal specific compounding opportunities for the dental health conditions covered during Dr. Curatola’s presentation.

11:00 am

Break & Virtual Expo

11:30 am

What’s Hot and New: Formulas Part 2 – Sara Hover, RPh, FAARM; Mark Gonzalez, PharmD

What trends are dominating the compounding marketplace? What are the most common requests from PCCA members? Don’t miss this presentation covering disease state overviews and compounding options, plus new and classic formulas designed to help your patients and practitioners.

12:00 pm

PCCA Innovation Part 3 – Daniel Banov, RPh, MS

Daniel Banov shares the final new product reveal.

12:15 pm

The Science of Taking Action – Steve Garguilo

This popular keynote will detail the science of what sparks people to act and what holds people back from taking action on projects and ideas. Through humorous stories and proven tips and data, all participants will learn how to start building action as a key capability for themselves as leaders.

1:15 pm

Closing Announcements

1:30 pm

Adjourn

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