Monthly Archive for April, 2008

39th Annual WMSHP Spring Seminar

Presenting the 39th Annual Western Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists Spring Seminar
An educational program developed for community and health-system pharmacists, technicians, and students.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008
Hilton Grand Rapids Airport
4747 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI
7:15AM to 4:30PM

6 Hours (0.6 CEU) of Live Programs with Lunch and Exhibits
Fees include program, handouts, lunch, and exhbits.

Fee Schedule:

  • Pharmacist, WMSHP member …. $40
  • Pharmacits … $50
  • Technician, member … $25
  • Technician … $35
  • Students & Residents … free if registered before May 10th, $20 after.

After the May 10 Deadline for early registration pharmacist & technician fees increase $10 and the fee for students will be $20.
Fees for non-members include membership for one calendar year.

Make your check payable to WMSHP and send registration to
Deb Little
Borgess Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
Kalamazoo MI 49048

or register online at

Want to earn 8 hours of CE in a single day? Join us after this seminar for our May Meeting!

Generic Requip

Teva Introduces Ropinirole Hydrochloride Tablets
North Wales, Pennsylvania, May 7, 2008 – Teva Pharmaceuticals is pleased to announce the introduction and availability of Ropinirole Hydrochloride Tablets. This product is AB rated and bioequivalent to Requip®* Tablets. Ropinirole HCl Tablets are available in 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg, and 4 mg strengths, in bottle sizes of 100.

“Generic pharmaceuticals are playing an increasingly important role in healthcare cost containment,” states John Denman, V.P. Sales and Marketing. “Teva Pharmaceuticals continues to lead the way with timely new product launches.”

Teva Pharmaceuticals, located in North Wales, Pennsylvania, is the leading pharmaceutical manufacturer for both new and total prescriptions.‡ The company has an aggressive Research and Development effort and one of the best overall ANDA approval records in the industry.‡

* Requip® is a registered trademark of SmithKline Beecham P.L.C.
‡ Data on file, Teva USA.

April Meeting

SWMPA Dinner / Lecture

April 17th 2008
6:30PM – Refreshments
7:00PM – Dinner and Lecture

“Identifying and treating patients with respiratory tract infections at risk for treatment failures.”

Chris Farnum, MD
Capital Internal Medicine Associates of Lansing, MI


Cityscape Event Center

Located above The Union restaurant on the Kalamazoo Mall.

Free parking in the Rave Motion Pictures park ramp across the street.

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2 CEUs Pending

You are no longer able to RSVP for this event.

Graciously sponsored by Russ Carpenter of IBIUS