Quarterly Webinars

CPS is pleased to present quarterly webinars based on topics relevant to pharmacists in Colorado and nationwide. Registration for all webinars will be linked below. Recordings and presentation slides will be available after each webinar.

Each webinar is free for members and just $10 for nonmembers. 

Please find a list of past CPS webinars below. Active CPS members can access recordings of these webinars for free. If you are not an active member of CPS, please email [email protected] to purchase access to webinar recording(s) or for more information about joining!

October 2018 Webinar

Pain Control in the Era of the Opioid Epidemic:
Perspectives and Pearls of Wisdom from Various Pharmacy Practice Settings


Quarterly Webinar
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Pain control is increasingly tricky given the opioid epidemic. Join us for a webinar to discuss practical strategies for handling patients’ pain with alternative strategies. We will provide prospective and pearls from hospital/acute, ambulatory care and compounding/outpatient settings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the risks, benefits, and MOAs of non-opioid medications for chronic non-cancer pain
  • Summarize the importance and benefit of non-medication interventions
  • Identify compounded medications of clinical use in managing pain conditions
  • Explain the concept of “ALTO” = Alternatives to Opioids and discuss utilization in pain treatment pathways for specific indications
  • Discuss the implementation of an ED opioid-reduction process and policy for acute pain


Rachael Duncan, PharmD BCPS BCCCP
Clinical and Operations Specialist, Critical Care & Emergency Medicine
Department of Pharmacy
Swedish Medical Center, HealthONE

Will Gersch, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Pain Management
Kaiser Permanente Colorado

Tony Jones, RPh
Owner, Pencol Compounding Pharmacy

The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE).  This activity has been accredited for 1.0 contact hours of knowledge-based CPE.  To receive CPE, participants must create a profile on ipharmCE.UCDenver.edu with their NABP eProfile ID number and birthdate, and complete the program evaluations by November 3, 2018.  CE credit will be uploaded to CPE once evaluations are completed. 

UAN #0008-9999-18-144-L01-P/T 
Release: 10/3/2018
Expire: 10/3/2021


Past CPS Quarterly Webinars

Title: Demystifying the PPCP and EPA Alphabet Soup: Trusting Your Students to Engage in the Pharmacists Patient Care Process 
Date: June 6, 2018
Speakers: Megan Leeds and Megan Thompson

Title: 2018 Colorado Legislative Updates and Impact on Pharmacists 
Date: March 7, 2018
Speakers: Katie Wolf and Emily Zadvorny 

Title: Colorado Opioid Task Force Webinar – Updates for Pharmacists 
Date: December 6, 2017
Speakers: Gina Moore and Jeffrey Lalama

Title: Emerging Pharmacy Practice Opportunities in Colorado – Statewide Protocols and Collaborative Practice Agreements  
Date: September 29, 2016
Speakers: Kim Swanson Ward, Krystalyn Weaver, Gina Moore and Emily Zadvorny


Access to Past Webinar Recordings

If you are not an active member of CPS, please email [email protected] to purchase access to a webinar recording or for more information about joining!