CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PTCE, a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, oncology, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will conduct three continuing education satellite symposia at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 2020 Annual Meeting & Exposition on March 21 and 22 at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland.
“We are proud to deliver these continuing education sessions to attendees at the 2020 APhA Meeting & Exposition,” said Jim Palatine, MBA, RPh, president of PTCE. “Each session will provide pharmacists with practical education and strategies that will assist them in improving patient outcomes when managing various conditions.”
The PTCE satellite symposia are:
- Influenza Management: Reviewing the Safety and Efficacy of Therapy Options, to be held Saturday, March 21, from 6:30 to 8:00 a.m. in the Cherry Blossom Ballroom. Faculty presenters for this program include James Lewis, Pharm.D., FIDSA, infectious diseases clinical pharmacy supervisor, Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon; and Miranda Wilhelm,Pharm.D., clinical associate professor, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy in Edwardsville, Illinois. This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech. To register, click here.
- Continuous Glucose Monitoring: The Evolution of Diabetes Care, to be held Saturday, March 21, with a dinner reception from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. and the main session from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. in the Cherry Blossom Ballroom. Faculty presenters for this program include Diana Isaacs, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDCES, clinical pharmacy specialist, continuous glucose monitoring program coordinator, Cleveland Clinic Diabetes Center in Cleveland, Ohio; and Dhiren Patel, Pharm.D., BCACP, BC-ADM, CDCES, endocrine clinical pharmacy specialist, VA Boston Healthcare System, and adjunct associate professor of pharmacy practice, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston, Massachusetts. This session will include patient counseling video vignettes, which will provide important information about continuous glucose monitoring. This activity is supported by an educational grant from DexCom, Inc. To register, click here.
- Migraine Prophylaxis and Treatment: Evolving Therapies and the Opportunity for Pharmacist Intervention, to be held Sunday, March 22, from 6:30 to 8:00 a.m. in the Cherry Blossom Ballroom. Faculty presenters for this program include Jeffrey Fudin, Pharm.D., FCCP, FASHP, FFSMB, clinical pharmacy specialist in pain management, Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, New York; and Paul G. Mathew, M.D., DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS, assistant professor of neurology, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. This activity is supported by an educational grant from Lilly. To register, click here.
Each activity is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and approved for 1.5 contact hours.
Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE) is a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, oncology, managed care and specialty pharmacists. PTCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). PTCE’s print, online and live CPE activities are designed to improve the knowledge, competence and skills of pharmacists to better prepare them to provide the highest quality of pharmacy care to the patients they serve and the physicians they assist as part of a multidisciplinary treatment and management team. PTCE is a brand of MJH Life Sciences™, the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels.