Poster Program

Poster Program

2016 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference



Poster Pavilion


Saturday, April 9th



Therapies used in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: a
pilot study of caregivers’ perspective
Noor Breik, BSc Pharmacy, MSc Student, University of Manitoba


Evaluation of clinical pharmacist services in collaborative primary and ambulatory care sites
Jaclyn Deonarine, BSc. BScPharm/ Pharmacist, Pharmacy Practice Resident
WRHA Pharmacy Program
Kathryn Peterson, BScPharm, ACPR, Staff Pharmacist, WRHA Pharmacy Program
Lesley Hoy, BScPharm, WRHA Regional Pharmacy Clinical Services Manager
Family Medicine/Ambulatory Care, Pharmacist Manager Site Liaison Victoria General Hospital
Sheri Dyck, BScPharm, Program Support Manager, Department of Pharmacy, St Boniface Hospital


Emergency Department Re-utilization during Community IV Program Treatment of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Bradley Hernden, MSc, BScPharm, Pharmacy Practice Resident, WRHA Pharmacy Program, HSC

Anna Spirkina, BScPharm, ACPR, Community IV Program Pharmacist, WRHA Pharmacy Program Access Transcona

Nicole Lee, BScPharm, ACPR, Staff Pharmacist, WRHA Pharmacy Program, Seven Oaks General Hospital


Survey of Knowledge and Attitude Regarding HPV Infection, Vaccine and Testing
Melissa Lu, College of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba


Poster Program

A Call for Abstracts is being issued for poster presentations at the 2016 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference taking place on April 9th, 2016 at the RBC Convention Center.  

The Poster sessions will provide presenting authors a forum to showcase their work and provide those interested with the opportunity to review the information and talk with presenters.


Poster presentations convey innovative, clinically relevant information that enhances the profession of pharmacy. 

Please click on the link below to complete the form for submission of a poster abstract for consideration at the 2016 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference.


The deadline has now passed for submissions to the 2016 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference Poster Pavilion.


Abstract submissions will be reviewed by two blinded judges who are Manitoba pharmacists.  The primary poster presenter will be contacted no later than March 14, 2016 and will be notified as to whether their poster is approved for display at the 2016 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference.


Poster abstract submissions will be reviewed on the following criteria:


  1. Presentations must convey clinically relevant information related to the profession of pharmacy. 
  2. Introduction: clear objectives and background
  3. Methodology: clearly explained for general audiences
  4. Quality of Proposed Research/Results/Finding: logical, clear, and pertinent
  5. Conclusion: clear results are stated within the summary


  1. Display Aesthetics: creativity in display, visually interesting, professional caliber presentation
  2. Format: logical flow of sections, poster arrangement, and organization
  3. Understanding of Subject: presentation shows good grasp of subject
  4. Ability to Stand Alone: when author is absent, poster is thorough, understandable, and effective
  5. Originality and Significance: provides evidence of novel, important work


  • Title and author name(s) must be clearly labeled.
  • Disclosure: Posters must acknowledge financial support or assistance for the research at the time of presentation.
  • Poster presentations and handouts are to be non-promotional/non-commercial and should not contain brand/proprietary drug names or commercial logos/names.
  • Poster presenters are responsible for the transportation, location and posting of materials in the poster session area of the Exhibit Hall. The Pharmacists Manitoba Conference does not provide reimbursement for travel/shipping expenses for poster presenters.


Primary poster presenter must be present during the Poster Presentations on Saturday, April 9th on the second level of the RBC Convention Center.  Poster presenters must hang their posters for the duration of exhibit hours from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 9th; however poster presenters are only asked to be available to stand by their posters during the times specified below (when there are no educational sessions scheduled) to answer questions and interact with attendees.

The hours of the Poster Presentation are as follows:

10:30 am to 11:00 am

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

*Best Poster will be awarded at 1:30 pm.


  • The Pharmacists Manitoba Conference will supply one 4 feet high by 9 feet wide bulletin board.
  • Please provide Velcro for your posters to hang. (no pins please)
  • Poster Presenters must set-up their posters between 9:00 am and 10:30 am on Saturday, April 9th.  At the conclusion of the presentation, all presenters are asked to remove their posters by 2:30 pm. Please note that any posters left behind will be discarded.


The Pharmacists Manitoba Conference provides this venue free of charge to poster presenters.

The primary poster presenter will be given a complimentary Saturday registration for the conference BUT must complete the registration form online to receive this benefit.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Marnie Hilland at


If you wish to withdraw your abstract, please contact Marnie Hilland at by April 4th, 2016.


Please complete the form below for submission of a poster abstract for consideration at the 2016 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference.