CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE), a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will host a continuing education (CE) satellite symposium, “Improving Care Coordination in Schizophrenia Management,” in conjunction to the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists 21st Annual Meeting. The symposium will take place on April 23 at 3:45 p.m. (ET) at the JW Marriott, Grand Ballroom 7-10 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
“Pharmacists play a critical role in counseling patients with schizophrenia. This includes options for treatment and importance of adherence to their medications,” said David Heckard, president of PTCE. “This program will provide the audience with the knowledge about treatment options and communication strategies to enhance adherence and improve outcomes for their patients with this debilitating condition.”
This educational symposium on schizophrenia management will feature Devon A. Sherwood, PharmD, BCPP, assistant professor, College of Pharmacy, University of New England, Clinical Psychopharmacology Specialist, Spring Harbor Hospital, as the guest presenter. It will share insight on the emerging treatment options for schizophrenia and discuss various factors that can enhance patient outcomes. Designed for pharmacists, the activity will also focus on consequences of noncompliance to treatment regimens and cost-effective outcomes from new treatment options.
The conference offers 1.5 contact hours to the attendees. For more information and to register for the symposium, visit https://www.pharmacytimes.org/cpnp18.
About Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™
Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE ) is a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists. PTCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). Our print, online and live CPE activities are designed to help improve the knowledge, competence and skills of pharmacists so they are better prepared to provide the highest quality of pharmacy care to the patients they serve and to the physicians they assist as part of a multidisciplinary treatment/management team. To learn more about the educational activities sponsored by PTCE, visit our website at https://www.pharmacytimes.org/.