Update 2024 Conference

This accredited one-day virtual continuing professional development conference is targeted to pharmacy professionals and all healthcare providers who wish to update their knowledge and skills.

Program Provider

This conference is provided by the Continuing Pharmacy Professional Development, UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.


This conference has been approved for Continuing Education Units (CEU) by the UBC Continuing Pharmacy Professional Development unit.

BC File #: BC-2024-001
Credits: 5 CEUs

A Statement of Completion will be available online following the conference. Before obtaining the Statement of Completion, you are required to complete the asynchronous session and the online evaluation.

Date and Time
8:30 am–1:45 pm PDT, Saturday, April 20, 2024

Registration Fee
Pharmacists and other Healthcare Professionals: $85
Students, 2023 Pharmacy Graduates, Residents, Pharmacy Technicians and Assistants: $55 (Discount code: STUDENT2024)

Virtual Zoom Conference

Registration is closed.

Online Registration Deadline: 12:00 pm PDT, Friday, April 19, 2024

If you experience any problems with registration, please email pharmsci.cppd@ubc.ca or view the Canvas Catalog How-To for registration steps.


8:30 – 8:45 amWelcome and Opening RemarksDr. Larry Lynd

Tamiz Kanji
BSc(Pharm), RPh
8:45 – 9:45 amDitch the Itch – Managing Dermatitis in Children Part I 
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Dr. Wingfield Rehmus
9:45 – 10:45 amDitch the Itch – Managing Dermatitis in Children Part IIDr. Wingfield Rehmus
10:45 – 11:45 amChoose one of the following options during this block:

1. Synchronous Session:
Reconciliation in Action through Indigenous Projects (unaccredited)
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2. Take an extended break 

3. Complete Asynchronous Session:
Psychedelic Pharmacy – New Frontiers in Psychiatry
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Dr. Larry Leung
BSc(Pharm), PharmD, RPh

Dr. Jason Min
BSc(Pharm), PharmD, RPh

Jagpaul Kaur Deol
BSc(Pharm), RPh
11:45 am – 12:45 pmTreating Tobacco Use Disorder 
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Dr. Milan Khara
12:45 – 1:45 pmBreaking News in Osteoporosis
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Dr. Theresa Charrois
BSc(Pharm), ACPR, MSc, EdD
1:45 pm  Adjournment

Cancellation and Refunds

UBC CPPD reserves the right to restrict enrollment, cancel, postpone or otherwise modify announced courses due to inadequate registration or other causes beyond its control. Refunds will be made (minus processing fee) only upon written notice of withdrawal (email acceptable) and receipt by 12 pm PDT, Friday, April 19, 2024.

All registrants will have access to the asynchronous learning session, all session handouts, online evaluation, and Statement of Completion following the conference until 12 am PDT, Sunday, May 5, 2024.

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