To become familiar with practice tools and practices that will help to improve medication appropriateness in older citizens.4.To use case studies to apply geriatric assessment and practices tools to facilitate learning which can be applied in practice.

Title: Breakfast Satellite Symposium sponsored by Abb Vie A chat in the park: discussion on biologics and biosimilars in autoimmune inflammatory diseases Description: Biologic drugs have revolutionized the treatment of autoimmune diseases, while biosimilars represent an unprecedented level of complexity for all stakeholders.

Pharmacists have the opportunity to offer guidance in all areas of biologic and biosimilar use.

Mary wrote, produced and starred in the Gemini award-winning show Hatching, Matching and Dispatching, and was nominated for two Genie Awards for her performances in the feature films Crackie and New Waterford Girl.

Her recent television credits include appearances on Republic of Doyle, Rookie Blue, and on HBO Canada's Sensitive Skin, which garnered her a 2017 Canadian Screen Award nomination.

Participants will discuss several real life patient care scenarios which will help them develop a clearer understanding of their role in supporting patient care in this complex and evolving area.

Learning objectives: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:1.

Title: Maritime Kitchen Party featuring live band Signal Hill sponsored by Shoppers Drug Mart/Loblaw Pharmacy Description: A Maritime Kitchen Party is all about good food and drink, great music and socializing.

Signal Hill, Eastern Canada's premiere show band, will take care of entertaining you and we'll take care of the rest!

Voices of Experience Mentor Session Ends at pm Presenters: Andrew Brillant, Beverley Zwicker, Deb Saltmarche, Derek Jorgenson, Douglas Doucette, Genevieve Pelletier, Mary Nelson, Mike Cavanagh, Saleema Bhaidani Fostering a culture of medication safety in community pharmacy: lessons learned from early adopters Presenters: Anne Resnick, Beverley Zwicker, Cailee Bell, Doug Thidrickson, Jack Wallace, James R.

Barker, Jasmine Cooper, Lisa Woodill, Melissa Sheldrick, Neil Mac Kinnon, Shelita Dattani Title: Pre-Conference Workshop: Medical Cannabis: Foundations, evidence and case scenarios (additional fee) Description: As more patients are prescribed medical cannabis for a number of conditions, pharmacists are increasingly approached by patients and other health care providers to provide support and guidance around the efficacy and safety of this complex therapeutic entity.

The goal of this program is to improve pharmacists' understanding of the practical issues associated with biologic use, as well as of the challenges associated with biosimilar market entry, taking into account the patient, the physician and the pharmacist perspectives.