Week of Jan 7 Newsletter Print

2019 Board and Award Nominations Due Jan 11th

Officer positions on the SDSHP Board of Directors are open for 2019.  If you wish to become more active in the Society and serve as a Director, please complete the attached form. 

The SDSHP Board of Directors are looking to fill the following positions for 2019:

·        President-Elect

·        Board Member-at-Large

·        Secretary

The Board is also seeking nominations for recipients to receive the Pharmacist and Technician of the Year Awards for 2019.  If you know of a pharmacist or technician you would like recognized with either of these honors, please fill out the appropriate form and return it to the address or E-mail listed on the form.

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GVR Appreciation Party

After serving our members for more than 40 years, Gary Van Riper will be finishing up his last term as SDSHP Secretary this coming April. Speaking for hundreds of SDSHP leaders and members, SDSHP cannot express all of our gratitude for Gary’s unwavering dedication and support for health-systems pharmacy. He has truly been an institution in advancing pharmacy practice and educating pharmacists in South Dakota. We will be honoring his unparalleled service to SDSHP and health-systems pharmacy with an

Appreciation Party on Friday, January 25th, 2019 in the event room at Shenanigans in Sioux Falls from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

SDSHP will be providing appetizers, and everyone is welcome to attend! You do not need to be a member of SDSHP to help celebrate Gary’s accomplishments. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Spring 2019 Residents' CE Seminars

We are excited to announce THREE Residents' CE Seminars taking place in January and February.  These seminars are FREE with 2019 dues!!
More information to come - check back soon for schedule and topic information!

East River Events
   1/26 Morning Session
   Avera McKennan Campus - Presentation and Benedictine Room

    2/2 Afternoon Session
    Avera McKennan Campus - Presentation and Benedictine Room
    **Social to follow - watch for more information

West River Event
    Regional Health Rapid City Hopsital East Auditorium
    **Join us at Thirsty's for the SDSU Watch Party

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2019 Annual Conference

SDSHP 43nd Annual Conference
April 12-13 2019
The Lodge Deadwood
, SD

The South Dakota Society of Health-System Pharmacists invites you to the 2019 – 43nd Annual Conference!   We hope you can join us for two days of continuing education and networking.  This meeting promises something of interest to all pharmacists, managers and directors, technicians, students, and residents, regardless of your practice setting!   

Conference Schedule

Hotel Information:

SDSHP has reserved a block of rooms for Thursday, April 11th, and Friday, April 12th, at the Lodge Deadwood.  For reservations, call the Lodge directly at 605-584-4800 no later than March 13th, 2019 to reserve your room -- be sure to specify that you are with the SD Society of Health-System Pharmacists to receive the special group rate starting at $89.00 plus tax per night (Single/Double Occupancy). 

To register online, click here or complete this registration form and submit payment to the SDSHP office.

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Membership Renewal

Thank you for your current support of SDSHP through your membership in our organization. Your continued participation as an SDSHP member is vital to our efforts in providing leadership and education to health-system pharmacists, technicians and students of our great state. 

We invite you to take a few moments now and renew your membership for 2019. Our membership dues are $75 for pharmacists and $20 for technicians/associates. With our new association management software, you can easily renew your membership by clicking HERE.  If you have not logged into the system or you forgot your password, click on "forgot user-name/password?".   

In order to improve our organization through an expanded membership, we would like to offer to you the following membership incentive.

  • If you recruit one new pharmacist or technician member for this year, you and the new member will receive ½ price memberships for 2019. Just mail in your membership renewal form with the information on the new member(s). Please feel free to duplicate the form for information on the new member(s).
  • The pharmacist and technician member that recruits the most new members will receive free registration to the 2019 Annual Conference. The Annual Conference will be held April 12-13 at the The Lodge at Deadwood in Deadwood, SD.

To participate in the 1/2 price membership opportunity, please complete this form.  Do NOT pay membership dues online.

We believe SDSHP membership is valuable and provides many benefits including:

  • Professional and leadership development
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Timely updates on important current issues pertaining to pharmacy
  • Opportunities to become involved with national pharmacy organizations

We are excited to keep you as a member and look forward to serving you in the future. Please help us reach our membership goals by renewing your membership in SDSHP and recruiting a new member to SDSHP.

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2019 Midwest Pharmacy Expo

‘Intense’ Friday Again Highlights Exciting Expo Agenda

Join pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists from across the Midwest for the region’s premier live continuing pharmacy education event. This year’s Expo features an agenda packed with timely and important CPE topics, plus a few new wrinkles.

16.75 hrs of CPE for Pharmacists

Friday features Clinically Intensive Workshops with high-level clinical programming designed for pharmacists with advanced certifications or those interested in obtaining certification.

On Expo Saturday, choose sessions from four tracks - Continuity of Care, Professionalism, Provider Readiness, and Hot Topics – covering topics like USP 800, point of care testing, cardiology, and professional burnout.

As always, Expo will wrap on Sunday with two traditional favorites – New Drug Update and Gamechangers sandwiching a pharmacy law session on HIPPA and electronic messaging.

Connect with pharmacists and pharmacy technicians from across nine Midwestern states, plus hear from experts from across the country!

See the full Expo agenda and register at www.MidwestPharmacyExpo.com.

*SDSHP has two Expo registrations to give to SDSHP members.  If you are interested in entering the drawing, please e-mail RaeAnn ([email protected]) by January 20th to be entered.  Winners will be contacted by January 21th.  

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