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Activity Date: 04/23/2017

Session Time and Location

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Student Connect: A Mentoring Opportunity

All student attendees have the opportunity to be paired up with an active practitioner for a one-on-one (30 minute) mentoring meeting during CPNP 2017. You can register for the mentoring session online via your annual meeting registration form where you will rank order your practice interest areas and provide background information to be shared with your selected mentor. Matches will be completed and communicated in early April 2017.

CPNP 2017 Student Track: Sunday, April 23

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One afternoon of programming is specifically designed to meet the needs of students. No ACPE credit is provided for the student track programming.

1:15-1:30 p.m.: Welcome and Introduction to CPNP and the Annual Meeting

Gain insights into how to make the most of your Annual Meeting. Identify the must-attend events and networking opportunities available to you. Additionally, gain information on how your CPNP membership can benefit you through activities such as participating in CPNP communities, publishing in the Mental Health Clinician journal, and by taking CPNP University courses.

1:30-2:15 p.m.: Resident/New Practitioner Panel

Get the real-world view from new practitioners and residents who will share the networking strategies they employed in securing a residency and how they prepared for a residency.

Category Panelist
New Practitioner Jason Wong, PharmD, BCPS
Resident Laney Owings, PharmD, BCPP
New Practitioner Jessa Koch, PharmD


2:15-3:00 p.m.: Specialty Showcase

Learn more about career specialty options by engaging in a variety of presentations. Presentations will focus on job opportunities, patient populations, job prospects, and job preparation.

Specialty Showcase Presenter
Child/Adolescent Sandy Mullen, PharmD,  BCPP
VA (Outpatient) Traci L. Turner, PharmD, BCPP
Inpatient Acute Karen Moeller, PharmD, BCPP


3:00-3:10 p.m.: Break

3:10-3:50 p.m.: Specialty Roundtable Discussions

Dig deeper into career opportunities in psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy by engaging in small group discussions with a variety of experts from differing practice areas. Learn what it is like to work in the specialty areas of child adolescent/developmental disabilities, Veterans Affairs-Outpatient, and inpatient acute.

Specialty Roundtable Facilitators
Child/Adolescent #1 – Sandy Mullen, PharmD,  BCPP
#2 – Shannon Saldana, PharmD, MS, BCPP
#3 – Ray Love, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP
VA (Outpatient) #4 – Traci L. Turner, PharmD, BCPP
#5 – Cristofer Price, PharmD, BCPP
#6 – Gene Makela, PharmD, BCPP
Inpatient Acute #7 – Karen  Moeller, PharmD, BCPP
#8 – Amber Douglass, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
#9 – Chris Thomas, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS


3:50-4:00 p.m.: Break

4:00-4:45 p.m.: NAMI Programming "In Our Own Voice"

Gain insights into what it feels like to live with mental illnesses. Learn about the struggles, triumphs, and how to deal with symptoms and treatments of mental illness.

Learning objectives:

  1. Identify stigma surrounding individuals with mental illness.

  2. Describe methods that you can implement to aid in overcoming the stereotypes and misconceptions individuals with mental illness experience.

Student Registration Grants        

Thanks to the generous support of the CPNP Foundation, CPNP Past Presidents’ Destiny Fund, and CPNP members, 20 students received a $500 grant consisting of a full registration to the Annual Meeting ($175 value) and a $325 travel stipend based on the merits of their applications. Congratulations to the following recipients:

  • Lyndsay Albert, Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy
  • Pinhui Chen, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
  • Demi Cole, Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
  • Charlie Dorflinger, Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Pharmacy
  • Jessica Foag, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy—Twin Cities
  • Eric Friestrom, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy—Madison
  • Annie Hu, University of California San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy
  • Stephanie Jean, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy
  • Jessica Keels, Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy
  • Amber Marshall, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
  • Joseph Martin, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
  • Rachel Neal, Purdue College of Pharmacy
  • Julie Nguyen, University of California San Francisco School of Pharmacy
  • Heather Porter, Pacific University School of Pharmacy
  • Taylor Riedley, East Tennessee State University College of Pharmacy
  • Danielle Small, Pacific University School of Pharmacy
  • Kyle Troksa, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Megan Vaden, Harding University College of Pharmacy
  • Kaitlyn Victor, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Jennifer Weaver, East Tennessee State University College of Pharmacy

Faculty Information and Disclosures

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