SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

WCC activities start on October 27th at 9:00 AM and end on October 28th at 5:00 PM.

Forums and Workshops - October 27th & 28th
Over 10 Hours of CE!

Daniel Kraft: Physician-scientist, Inventor and Entrepreneur.
Dr. Kraft has over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation. Daniel Kraft is the Faculty Chair for Medicine & Neuroscience for Singularity University and is the Founder and Chair of Exponential Medicine, a program which explores convergent, exponentially developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. His various TED Talks have over 1 million views. Daniel was named a member of the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute’s Healthcare Innovator Fellows.

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Featured Hot Topic Forums:
The content presented during educational sessions is presented by top speakers. These accredited sessions have been planned to meet pharmaceutical compounding pharmacists and researchers’ continuing education needs.

There exists substantial variations in individual hormone levels; what may be normal for one patient may be abnormal for another. With such marked individuality comes a demand for advancements in hormone replacement therapy that cater to the specific needs of each patient. Take a closer look at current advancements in hormone replacement therapy and help restore balance to your patient’s life.
The aging process varies between individuals as it a product of different genetic, hormonal, and environmental factors. As the proportion of the ageing population increases, so does the demand for customized solutions that target and reduce the visible signs of aging. Investigate current trends in anti-aging to help promote young and healthy looking skin.
The key to providing optimal skin care is to understand the unique needs of your patient’s skin. Personalized skin care solutions respond to these needs by utilizing the right blend of high quality ingredients, carefully selected through effective collaboration between physician, pharmacist, and patient. Gain a physician and pharmacist perspective on the importance of personalized skin care and explore customizable solutions that target patient concerns throughout all stages of life.
Cannabis has multiple pharmacologically active components capable of producing a wide range of clinical effects in humans. With growing evidence of the potential therapeutic benefits of cannabis, healthcare professionals must carefully consider all aspects of cannabis-based treatment, including formulation factors and potential interactions.
Animals play an integral role in the lives of many individuals and deserve the highest-quality veterinary care. However, this field faces many unique challenges, including treating a diverse range of species with limited veterinary drug availability. Addressing these obstacles requires specialized knowledge and personalized solutions. Investigate current perspectives on veterinary care and gain a fundamental understanding of applicable skills in customized pharmacotherapy.
Chronic pain can have significant adverse effects on the lives of patients and their family members. Among those suffering, many are inadequately treated with commercial pharmaceutical therapies that do not satisfy their needs. With the increasing prevalence of chronic pain, now is the time to explore opportunities in customized pharmacotherapy to help drive successful pain management.
Effective patient care relies on the successful collaboration between physicians, pharmacists and patients. Strong communication and dynamic collaborative practice are thus essential in improving pharmaceutical compounding services. Develop your understanding of the tools, attitudes and barriers to collaboration in order to help improve patient outcome and promote mutual growth.
The pharmaceutical compounding industry is heavily regulated to ensure the safety and quality of compounding practices. With the introduction of new laws and standards, many compounding pharmacies struggle to keep up with all the changes and sometimes conflicting requirements. Gain a proper understanding of the international regulatory landscape to help navigate your compounding pharmacy towards success.

Featured Educational Workshops:
During these workshops, participants will share ideas, testimonials and scientific advances, which help their practice progress towards better care for patients. In an interactive dynamic environment, the workshops are favourable to scientific exchanges, inspiration from peers, and networking.

These workshops have limited registration in order to optimize small group discussions revolving around new trends, niche markets, and key pharmaceutical topics like personalized Hormone Replacement Therapy. With limited space, registration is on a first come first serve basis; reserve your spot now!

Each country is marked by differences in culture, tradition and degree of governmental influence that shape the way they approach healthcare. However, the need for alternative and personalized solutions to conventional pharmacotherapy is prevalent universally. Explore emerging markets and unique pharmaceutical compounding landscapes around the world.
Hormones are central players in the maintenance and regulation of health with even the most subtle deviation in hormonal levels having the potential to produce vast adverse events. As there exists substantial variations in individual hormone levels, treatment should be adapted to the individual’s unique clinical profile. Investigate novel approaches to hormone restoration therapy that can help optimize therapeutic outcome.
Each individual’s skin is subject to unique internal and external influences, affecting its overall condition and functioning. Cosmeceuticals may be used in dermatology to help respond to individual skin variations, offering customizable and adaptable solutions that target specific patient concerns. Investigate advances in personalized skin care and explore tips for success in this growing field.
Personalized pharmaceutical care need not only benefit humans, but animals as well. Just like humans, animals are susceptible to various diseases and conditions that demand a customized approach to treatment that takes into account the patient’s unique profile. Explore various individualized treatment options for veterinary patients to help optimize patient care.
Sterile compounding is an essential service to the healthcare community. Achieving sterility requires specialized skills and knowledge on the various methods and techniques that help limit microbial growth and contamination. A thorough understanding of the science and best practices involved in sterile compounding are integral to success in this discipline.
Each patient has a unique set of conditions that affects their overall health. With standardized treatment, many individuals are not receiving optimal patient care suited to their specific needs. A closer look into a more personalized approach to treatment can help improve clinical success and therapeutic outcome.
Pharmaceutics is an exciting area that can be used to tackle many challenges in pharmaceutical treatment. Knowledge of the physicochemical properties of drugs can help in the development of unique solutions to overcome challenges of current commercial medications. Learn more about the application and importance of clinical pharmaceutics in personalized medicine.
Drug shortages place a difficult burden on patients and healthcare professionals who are forced to seek alternative solutions to unavailable drugs. Many turn to compounding pharmacies to prepare medications for patients on an individual basis, providing them access to vital drugs that would otherwise be unavailable. Uncover strategies for managing drug shortages and discover the importance of pharmaceutical compounding during these times of need.

The full schedule will be updated to the website at a later date. Please be advised that the schedule is subject to change.


NETWORKING EVENTS

WCC will be a great opportunity to develop professional relationships through social gatherings and a cocktail event. These activities are organized to encourage ideas sharing, networking, and business development.


WCC PRE-EVENT COURSE - October 24th & 25th


Essential Elements Hazardous Compounding
Add additional benefits to your stay in Las Vegas and register for this pre-event course! On October 24-25, 2018, you will learn everything you need to know to achieve compliance with USP <800>, including personal protective equipment, engineering controls, closed system transfer, facility design, and more! Sign up for this hazardous compounding training activity and take advantage of the WCC event! For more information on the course and to register, visit LP3 Network's website.