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Annual Convention

Moving Mountains 

sdpha 137th Annual Convention

Registration is NOW OPEN! Please join us Sept. 15-16 in beautiful Deadwood, SD for Moving Mountains - the 137th Annual Convention! The full schedule will be posted soon, and you're going to be really excited about the continuing education opportunities, as well as the opportunities to have a little fun with your colleagues! 

Thursday | Evening reception for those picking up registration.  

Friday | A full day of fantastic CE, opportunities to peruse exhibits, and of course our annual awards luncheon.

Saturday | Half day of CE, followed by SDSU Football Watch party!

 Meeting Venue | The Lodge at Deadwood


Accreditation Information | The South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

It is the policy of the South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions that all sponsored CPE programming present evidence-based information that is professionally objective and non-commercial / non-promotional.

Date: September 14-16, 2023
Location: deadwood, SD

All times are in Mountain Time Zone  

All Events and times are subject to change. Full Schedule TBA

Thurs., Sept. 14

1-4 p.m. South Dakota Board of Pharmacy Meeting | Bullock Room

5:30 -7:30 p.m. | Registration and Welcome Reception Sponsored by Grifols | Pine Crest Ball Room Foyer

Fri., Sept. 15

7 a.m. | Registration Opens 

7 a.m. | Breakfast Buffet Sponsored By Dexcom | Pine Crest A & B


8-9:30 a.m. | The Controlled Substances Act and Pharmacy Compliance - What to expect at a DEA Inspection - Dan McCormick, Diversion Program Manager, Omaha Field Division, Drug Enforcement Agency, ACPE 1.5 Credit Hour

9:30-10:30 a.m. | Board of Pharmacy Update 2023 - Kari Shanard-Koenders, RPh; Tyler Laetsch, Pharm.D.; Melissa DeNoon,RPh ACPE 1.0 Credit Hour

10:30-11:30 a.m. | SDPhA Business Meeting #1, 1 SD BOP Credit Hour

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Exhibitor Showcase and Awards Luncheon | Pine Crest A & B

1:30-2:30 p.m.| New Drug Update 2023 - Joe Strain, Pharm.D. ACPE 1.0 Credit Hour

2:30-3:30 p.m. | Resilience and Wellness for Preceptors and Students - Jessica Strobl, Pharm.D. ACPE 1.0 Credit Hour

3:30- 4 p.m. | SDSU Ice Cream and Networking Break | Pine Crest Ball Room Foyer

4 - 5:30 p.m. | Mental Health Boot Camp: Depression and Anxiety - Jeremy Daniel, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCP  ACPE 1.5 Credit Hour

SAT., Sept. 16

7-8 a.m. | Breakfast

7:30-8:30 a.m. | SDPhA Business Meeting #2 - 1 SD BOP Credit Hour

8:30 - 9 a.m. | Networking Break

9-10a.m. | Testosterone, Estrogen and Progestogen, Oh My! - Emily Von Klompenburg, Pharm.D., BCACP  ACPE 1.0 Credit Hour

10-11 a.m. | Impact of Aging on Medications and Deprescribing - Kristen Carter, Pharm.D., BCGP  ACPE 1.0 Credit Hour

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Immunization Update 2023 - Abbie Erickson, Pharm.D.; Margaret Anderson, Pharm.D.  ACPE 2.0 Credit Hour

1:30 | SDSU Football Watch Party | Sports Book