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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Continuing Professional Development

Office of Continuing Professional Development

56th Annual Heber W. Youngken, Jr.  Pharmacy Clinic

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Radisson Airport Hotel, Warwick, RI

5.0 Contact Hours (0.5CEUs), including 1 Contact Hour of Pharmacy Law

Continuing Education Credits

Pharmacists: The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This is a knowledge and activity-based program.  Attendance and completion of online program evaluations at the conclusion of the program are required for statements of credit.

UAN: 0060-0000-13-040-L01-P         4.0 Contact Hours (0.40 CEUs)

UAN: 0060-0000-13-041-L03-P         1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU – Pharmacy Law)*


Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Review updated DSM V diagnostic criteria for ADHD;
  • Outline ADHD symptoms across the lifespan;
  • Describe evidence based treatments for ADHD;
  • Discuss assessment and monitoring of asthma; including clinical presentation and factors contributing to severity;
  • Identify developmental characteristics in adolescent patients with asthma;
  • Outline the appropriate treatment approach of asthma for adolescents;
  • Develop strategies to assist adolescent patients with asthma management;
  • Distinguish features to identify types of headaches commonly seen in adolescents;
  • Compare different therapies to manage headaches;
  • Evaluate therapies and non-pharmacologic suggestions to prevent headaches;
  • Review counseling points for adolescent patients with headaches;
  • Explain changes in the Rhode Island pharmacy law and statutes enacted in the 2013 legislative session.
  • Identify the challenges related to diabetes care in preadolescence and adolescent patients with type I diabetes;
  • Discuss the potential treatment options for management of type I diabetes in adolescence;
  • Describe the importance of team based support for adolescents with type I diabetes;

Target Audience

Community, hospital, managed care and consultant pharmacists, and other interested healthcare professionals.

Register online at:  Early registration fee of $99 includes program materials, break and luncheon.  Registration fee received after 10/31/13, including on-site registrants, is $109. Registration fees, subject to a $15 processing fee, will be refunded provided written notification via email to is received 7 days prior to the program.
Facilities and Parking

The program will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel, 2081 Post Road Warwick, RI.  Telephone: (401) 739-3000 Fax: (401) 732-9309. Parking is available on site at no additional charge. For room reservations call (401) 739-3000 or 1-800-333-3333.


Contact Us

Please direct questions or comments about this Continuing Pharmacy Education program to the URI Office of Continuing Professional Development. Phone: 401-874-5552 Fax:  401-874-4424 Email:


7:30 am           Registration, Coffee & Pastries

8:30 am           Greetings

Mary-Jane Kanaczet, MA

Director, Continuing Professional Development

College of Pharmacy

The University of Rhode Island

8:45 am           ADHD:  A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment Across the Ages

Jess Goren, PharmD, BCPP

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy

The University of Rhode Island

9:45 am           Break                 

10:00 am         Approaching Asthma Management in Adolescents

K. Kelly Orr, PharmD, AE-C
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy
The University of Rhode Island

11:00 am         Headaches in Adolescents             

Maggie Charpentier, RPh, PharmD, BCPS, CDOE

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy

The University of Rhode Island

12:00 pm         Award Presentations and Lunch

1:00 pm           Type I Diabetes in Adolescence:  Clinical Challenges, Practical Strategies

Gregory Fox, MD

Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics

The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University

2:00 pm           RI Pharmacy Law:  What’s New in 2013*

Cathy Cordy, RPh

Executive Director, Board of Pharmacy

State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

3:00 pm           Summary & Evaluations

3:15 pm           Adjourn


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