Scientific Program

Day ONE - Friday, November 16
7:00-8:00 amRegistration & Breakfast
8:00-8:30 amOpening Ceremony
Osama Tabbara, R.Ph., BCNSP, EMBA & Madhu Sasidhar, MD, FCCP
8:30-10:30 amSession 1
Moderator: Ahmed Al-jedai, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS, FCCP, FAST
8:30-9:00 amKeynote Speech: ASHP Pharmacy Forecast
Scott Knoer,M.S., Pharm.D., FASHP
9:00-9:30 amISMP: 2018-2019 Targeted Best Practice
Christina Michalek, B.Sc. Pharm., R.Ph., FASHP
9:30-10:00 amReview of Proposed Revisions to USP Chapter <797>
Eric S. Kastango, MBA, R.Ph., FASHP
10:00-10:30 amMaintaining a Hospital Compounding Program
Michael Freudiger, Pharm.D., APh, BCPS, BCGP
10:30-10:45 pmCoffee Break
10:45-11:45 amSession 2
Moderator: Rania El-Lababidi, Pharm.D., EMHA, BCPS (AQ-ID), AAHIVP
Practice Exchange Session
Moderator: Wael Labib, R.Ph., MBA, DPLA
10:45-11:15 amPN Compounding Practice: The Kuwaiti Experience
Ahmed Abo-Bakr Mahmoud, R.Ph., M.Sc., BCNSP
EMR-Infusion Pump Interoperability
Christina Michalek, B.Sc. Pharm., R.Ph., FASHP
Rabih Dabliz, Pharm.D. FISMP
11:15-11:45 amIntravenous Lipids: Clinical & Practical Updates
Nora AlBanyan, R.Ph., SSC-PhP, SSCPN, BCNSP
11:45-1:45 pmFriday Prayer & Lunch Break
(Shuttle Bus leaving for Friday Prayer will depart from the hotel at exactly 12:00 pm)
1:45-3:15 pmSession 3
Moderator: Shu'aib Mahomed, B.Pharm, M.Sc., DPLA.
Practice Exchange Session
Moderator: Khalid Abdel Dayem, R.Ph., MQM
1:45-2:15 pmSafe Handling of Hazardous Medications
Ahmad Chaker, R.Ph., MBA
Medication Process Perspective in Journey Towards HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7
Amar Hijazi, R.Ph., MHI
2:15-2:45 pmReview of Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTD) and Compliance to USP <800>
Eric S. Kastango, MBA, R.Ph., FASHP
2:45-3:15 pmImplementation IV Robotic & IV Workflow System
Michael Freudiger, Pharm.D., APh, BCPS, BCGP
3:15-3:30 pmCoffee Break
3:30-5:00 pmSession 4
Moderator: Osama Tabbara, B.Sc. Pharm., BCNSP, EMBA
Practice Exchange Session
Moderator: Raya Zayadeen, R.Ph., MSc, BCPS, BCCCP
3:30-4:00 pmPreventing IV Medication Tragedies Before They Happen
Christopher Jerry
Pharmacovigilance Workshop
Bartlomiej PiechowskiJozwiak, MD
4:00-4:30 pmTips in Pharmacy Leadership
Scott Knoer, M.S., Pharm.D., FASHP
4:30-5:00 pmPharmacy Leadership, “Touching All the Bases”
John Fanikos, R.Ph., MBA
5:00-5:20 pmKahoot
Raya Zayadeen, R.Ph., MSc, BCPS, BCCCP
Day TWO - Saturday, November 17
8:00-8:45 amRegistration & Breakfast
8:45-9:00 amOpening
9:00-10:30 amSession 1
Moderator: Rita Jebrin, Pharm.D., BCPS
Practice Exchange Session
Moderator: Ahmad Chaker, R.Ph., MBA
9:30-9:30 amFrom Evidence to Practice
John Fanikos, R.Ph., MBA
A Discussion on the Requirements and Nuances of Compliance with USP Chapter on Compounding
Eric S. Kastango, MBA, R.Ph., FASHP
9:30-10:00 amEHR of the Future
Amar Hijazi, R.Ph., MHI
10:00-10:30 amAutomation Journey at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Khalid Abdel Dayem, R.Ph., MQM
10:30-11:00 amCoffee Break
11:00-12:20 pmSession 2
Moderator: Rabih Dabliz, Pharm.D., FISMP
Practice Exchange Session
Moderator: Shu’aib Mahomed, B.Pharm., M.Sc., DPLA
11:00-11:20 amPharmacy Practice in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Drones
Mohammad A. Siddiqui, Pharm.D., MBA, CPHIMS
Back to the Basic: Parenteral Nutrition 101
Osama Tabbara, R.Ph., EMBA, BCNSP
11:20-11:40 amBarcode Medication Administration
Wael Labib, R.Ph., MBA, DPLA
11:40-12:00 pmImplementing HIS: Clinical Insights
Antoine Cherfan, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP, CACP
12:00-12:20 pmEvolving Trends in Pharmacy Informatics - SEHA’S PBM Pioneer Model
Ahmed Bekheet, R.Ph.

12:20-1:30 pmLunch Break & Poster Session
1:30-3:10 pmSession 3
Moderator: Sandra El Hajj, Pharm.D.
Practice Exchange Session
Moderator: Ahmed Abo-Bakr Mahmoud, R.Ph., M.Sc., BCNSP
1:30-1:50 pmPearls of Discharge Counselling for Heart Failure Patients
Osama M. Al-Quteimat, M.Sc., BCOP
The Art and Science of Compounding for the Pediatric Patients & Sterile Ophthalmic Preparation
Michael Freudiger, Pharm.D., APh, BCPS, BCGP
1:50-2:10 pmModern Management of Perianal Fistulas in Crohn’s Disease: Future Directions
Rami Ismail, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, CACP
2:10-2:30 pmUpdates in Pulmonary Hypertension Pharmacotherapy
Ziad G. Sadik, Pharm.D., BCPS
2:30-2:50 pmMultiple Sclerosis: The Use of Biological Agents
Rita Jebrin, Pharm.D., BCPS
2:50-3:10 pmProton Pump Inhibitors- Updates in the ICU
Farah Kablaoui, Pharm.D.,, BCPS, BCCCP
3:10-3:30 pmCoffee Break
3:30-4:30 pmSession 4:
Moderator: Maya Abdel Rahman, Pharm.D., DPLA
Practice Exchange Session
Moderator: Adel Al Assy, R.Ph
3:30-3:50 pmReducing Patient’s Waiting Time in the Ambulatory Pharmacy: CCAD Experience
Mariam AlGhfeli, B.Sc. Pharm., M.Sc.
Biosimilars in Clinical Practice
Ahmed Al-jedai, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS, FCCP, FAST
3:50-4:10 pmKidney Transplant Patients: Enhancing the Compliance to Post-transplant Medications through Dose Administration Aid Service
Mayada Al Tunaiji, R.Ph., MQSHM
4:10-4:30 pmCommunication Pearls: Cases for Ambulatory Pharmacy
Yahya Ahmed, Pharm.D., BCPS
4:30-4:50 pmKahoot
Raya Zayadeen, R.Ph., MSc, BCPS, BCCCP
4:50-5:00 pmClosing Ceremony
3rd Intravenous & Parenteral Nutrition Symposium featuring Advances in Pharmacotherapy
November 17-18, 2017 | Abu Dhabi, UAE