2018 PMDA Annual Symposium

Day One Handouts
Day Two Handouts

De-Prescribing in the LTC Setting – presented by Dr. Hajjar

Industry Sponsored Symposiums at PMDA Annual Symposium


Friday Lunch ISS Program at 12:00pm:
An Alternative to Warfarin in LTC presented by Janssen Pharaceuticals, Inc.

Description – This lecture will review anticoagulants and management considerations in the long-term care (LTC) setting, and present an alternative to warfarin for reducing the risk of stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and for treating deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary embolism.

Speaker: J. Wesley Dawson, RPh, Consultant Pharmacist, Hamilton, NJ


Saturday Breakfast ISS Program at 6:30am:

LONHALA™ MAGNAIR™ (glycopyrrolate) Inhalation Solution The First and Only Nebulized LAMA for COPD Including Chronic Bronchitis and/or Emphysema

Join your peers for an interactive program to:

  • Explore the clinical efficacy and safety data of LONHALA MAGNAIR
  • Learn the key device features of LONHALA MAGNAIR and receive instruction on how to properly administer LONHALA using the MAGNAIR Nebulizer System


Saturday Lunch ISS Program at 11:20am:

A GLP-1 RA treatment option from Eli Lilly and Company

This program is sponsored by and the speaker is presenting on behalf of Lilly USA, LLC. It is being presented consistent with FDA guidelines and is not approved for continuing education

credit. This program will discuss a GLP-1 receptor agonist indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control for specific patients. Join a discussion on the efficacy and safety of this therapy, and obtain information on dosing and administration. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask the faculty questions about the data presented and refreshments will be provided.

Speaker: Scott R. Drab, PharmD, Associate Professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Director, University Diabetes Care Associates, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

The 26th Annual PMDA Symposium will be held in Hershey on November 9-10, 2018 at the Hotel Hershey. Over 130 Pennsylvania Medical directors and long-term care health professionals, physical medicine, rehabilitation professionals, geriatricians, NPs, PAs, registered nurses, family physicians, nursing home administrators, and consultant pharmacists will gather for a weekend of education and networking.


View the 2018 Annual Symposium Brochure


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Early Bird Registration (register by October 10, 2018)

Physician Attendee Member/Non-Member                          $249/$349

Non-Physician Attendee Member/Non-Member                 $169/$269


Regular Registration (register between October 11 – November 4 , 2018)

Physician Attendee Member/Non-Member                          $269/$369

Non-Physician Attendee Member/Non-Member                 $189/$289


Late Bird Registration (register on or after November 5, 2018)

Physician Attendee Member/Non-Member                          $294/$394

Non-Physician Attendee Member/Non-Member                 $214/$314



Accomodations are the responsibility of the program participant. A block of rooms has been reserved at The Hotel Hershey at a rate of $229 plus tax. The cut-off date for reservations is October 7, 2018. Rooms reserved after this date are at regular hotel rates and will be based on availability. We recomment that you make reservations as early as possible.

Group: 26th PMDA Annual Symposium
Online: http://bit.ly/e596819h
Phone: (717) 533-3311 or 1-800-HERSHEY


Industry Sponsored Symposium (ISS) at PMDA Annual Symposium – SOLD OUT!

Take advantage of the opportunity to spend quality time with our attendees to present information about your product(s) in depth by purchasing an Industry Sponsored Symposium (ISS). ISS programs are separate, private functions that don’t compete with the PMDA educational program during which you’ll have exclusive access to meeting attendees.

We are offering two options for ISS programs:

  • Lunch ISS, with a cost of $5000
  • Other ISS (timeslots vary), with a cost of $3000

To purchase an ISS and for additional information, please use this 2018 PMDA ISS Info Form.

Future Annual Symposium Dates

  • Oct 18-19, 2019 at the Hershey Lodge
  • Nov 6-7, 2020 at the Hotel Hershey
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