Program at a Glance

Note: The below program is subject to change. Please continue to check this page as session titles and speakers are confirmed.


Thursday, April 2

12:00-16:30 CAPhO Drug Interactions Workshop
16:45-18:15

Satellite Symposium - Purdue Pharma

Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting: Contemporary Challenges of Management

18:30-20:00

Satellite Symposium - Janssen

Improving Long-term Management of Patients with CLL & Multiple Myeloma

Friday, April 3

07:00-08:15

Satellite Symposium - Pfizer Oncology

Top Insights on Creating a Sustainable Oncology Landscape; It’s Biosimple

08:30-09:45

Satellite Symposium - Pfizer Canada

Treatment of Iron Deficiency: A New Paradigm

10:00-11:15

Satellite Symposium - AbbVie

Hot Topics in CLL: Focusing on the Evolving Patient Journey

11:30-12:45

Satellite Symposium - Apobiologix

Embracing Change – Ushering in a New Era of Biosimilar Treatment Options

13:00-14:15

Satellite Symposium - Pfizer Oncology

The Pharmacist Experience on Metastatic Breast Cancer & Case Studies

14:30-15:45

Satellite Symposium - Teva

2020 Vision: Integration of Biosimilars in Provincial Programs

16:00-17:15

Satellite Symposium - Kite, A Gilead Company

The Role of Pharmacy in CAR T-Cell Therapy for Lymphoma

17:15-19:00

Welcome Reception - Exhibits and Posters Viewing

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Saturday, April 4

07:00-08:30

Satellite Symposium - BD

Optimizing Oncology Workflow and Preparation Solutions 

08:00-08:45

Breakfast amongst the Exhibits and Posters

08:45-09:00

Welcome Remarks

09:00-10:30

Opening Plenary - The Power of Maximizing Engagement and Energy to Avoid Burnout

Dr. Karyn Gordon

10:30-11:10

Refreshment Break amongst the Exhibits and Posters

11:10-11:40

CAPhO Awards

11:40-12:25

Plenary - Plant-based Cannabis Use in the Oncology Setting: Challenges and Controversies

Dr. Carlo DeAngelis

12:25-13:00

CAPhO Annual General Meeting

13:00-14:00

Lunch amongst the Exhibits and Posters

14:00-14:40

Plenary - Management of Cancer Medication-Related Infusion Reactions

 Andrea Crespo and Dr. Leta Forbes

14:45-15:25

Concurrent Sessions 1

 

Common Infections in the Ambulatory Malignant Hematology Patient Population

Melissa Lo and Samantha Polito

Biomarkers – Where Did We Come From, and Where Are We Going?

Tom McFarlane

 

Implementing a New Oncology Electronic Health Record – Voices of Experience

Catherine Bond-Mills and Lisa Rambout

Designing, Planning and Renovating a Cleanroom for the Future: The Durham Regional Cancer Centre Experience

Jodi Stamp and Laura Wilcock

15:25-16:05

Refreshment Break amongst the Exhibits and Posters

16:05-16:45

Concurrent Sessions 2

 
 

Chemotherapy Checking for Technicians – Alberta’s Journey

J. Robin Burns

 

Thinking Beyond the Pharmacy Box –  A Safety Framework for Operationalizing New Protocols

Tonya Ng and Stephanie Woo

From Opioid Mythbusting to Therapeutic Psychedelics: Ten Tips from Your Palliative Oncology Pharmacist 

Chris Ralph

16:50-17:30 Networking Sessions
 

Stem Cell Transplant Pharmacist Networking Session

Yves Rousseau

Research Networking Session

Tom McFarlane

17:00-17:45

Health Sessions

 

Running Group

Yoga

19:00-00:00

CAPhO Awards Gala

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Sunday, April 5

07:00-08:30

Satellite Symposium - Hoffman-La Roche

The Changing Treatment Landscape in Advanced Lung Cancer: Progress Made and Challenges to Address in 2020

08:30-09:15

CAPhO Town Hall Breakfast Meeting

09:15-09:45

CAPhO Poster Award Presentations

09:45-10:30

Round Table Discussions

1. Practical Implementation of the NAPRA Standards for the Compounding of Sterile IV Hazardous Preparations - Alana Alyward
2. Developing an Oral Chemotherapy Pharmacy Program: Highlighting Specialty Roles for Pharmacy Technicians - Alia Thawer and Susan Singh
3. Biosimilar Implementation - Sharing Similar Experiences - Ivan Tyono
4. Talking the Talk then Walking the Walk: Sharing Inpatient-to-Ambulatory Regime Transitions using EPOCH and DHAP in Lymphoma as Examples - Mark Brown
5. The Role of the Pharmacy Technician in Managing Clinical Trials - Shirley Ho
6. Creating Strategies for Maintaining a Hazardous Drug List Between Published NIOSH Lists - Nadine Badry
7. Repetitive Strain - Should I Be Concerned? - Judy Turner 
8. Drug Access Navigation - Alan Birch
9. Practical Considerations for the Management of Antimicrobials in the Ambulatory Oncology Patient - Adrian Bagarich                                               

10:30-10:45

Refreshment Break

10:45-11:30

Plenary - Opioid Risk Mitigation Strategies for Patients with Cancer: Putting Pharmacy in the Driver’s Seat

Lauren Hutton and Dr. Jenny Lau

11:30-12:15

Plenary - Improving Patient Safety through Adverse Event Reporting: What's Happening in Canada

Kathy Vu and Thanh Vu

12:15-12:25

Closing Remarks

12:30-14:00

Satellite Symposium - Hoffman-La Roche

Findings from the SubCutaneous Benefit Analysis (SCuBA): A Discussion across Canadian Institutions

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