3rd Annual Stoklosa Symposium

A continuing education activity for pharmacists, nurses and physician assistants

Thursday, October 25, 2012
Crowne Plaza Boston Hotel
Woburn, MA

The Stoklosa Symposium is a full day of continuing education credits targeted towards pharmacists, nurses and physician assistants. Attendees have an opportunity to earn CE credits, obtain valuable information on hot  topics in the health care world, mingle with vendors in the exhibit area and enjoy breakfast, lunch and refreshments throughout the day. Parking at the hotel is complimentary.

This symposium is approved for ACPE, AAPA and ANCC accreditation. Click here to view full agenda.


7:00 – 8:00 a.m.       Registration and Continental Breakfast/Exhibit Area Open

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.       Welcoming Remarks

8:15 – 9:15 a.m.        2012 Update on the Epidemiology of Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Current CDC Vaccine                                    Recommendations
David Fredenburg, MD, PA, Assistant Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies, MCPHS

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.      Prescription Opioid Abuse in Massachusetts: Scope, Situation, Solutions
                                   Melisa Lai Becker, MD, Chief of Emergency Medicine at the Cambridge Health Alliance Whidden                                    Memorial Campus

10:15 – 11:45 a.m.    Critical Review and Update of Stroke Prevention In Atrial Fibrillation
                                   Snehal Bhatt, PharmD,BCPS, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS

11:45 – 12:45 p.m.    Lunch

12:45 – 2:15 p.m.      Alzheimer's Disease: Don't Forget To Remember...
                                   Kristin Zimmerman, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.        The DOs and DON'Ts of an Office Based Opioid Treatment Program
                                   Jacqueline Petrillo, PharmD, Esq., Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS

Total CE Credits: 6.0 contact hours (including ONE hour of pharmacy law.)

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Participants will receive 6.0 contact hours (0.6 CEUs) including one hour of pharmacy law.

This continuing nursing education activity has been approved by the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. A total of six (6) contact hours have been awarded.

This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 6.00 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Physician assistants should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA's CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.





MCPHS has arranged an exclusive group hotel room rate at the Crowne Plaza Boston Hotel in Woburn, MA. The Stoklosa Symposium standard hotel room rate is $149 single/double occupancy (plus applicable state and local taxes). Indicate that you are reserving your overnight accommodations under the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences room block when securing your reservation. Please make your reservation by October 4, 2012 in order to receive the block rate.

Hotel Location:
15 Middlesex Canal Park Rd
Woburn, MA 01801 (near Showcase Cinemas)
Phone: 781-935-8760



Janssen Pharmaceutical
Rite Aid Pharmacy
Executive Office of Elderly Affairs - Massachusetts

Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring at the this symposium? Click here to download a copy of the exhibitor/sponsorship form for more symposium information and sponsorship levels.

Contact Information
Catie Flynn
179 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
p: 617-732-2081
f: 617-732-2220
Date & Location
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Crowne Plaza Hotel Boston - Woburn, MA
15 Middlesex Canal Park Road
 Woburn, MA 01801

(Next to Showcase Cinemas)