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Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ to Host Educational Symposia at Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Nexus 2018

October 4, 2018

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 4, 2018--Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ ( PT CE), a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will conduct four continuing education symposia in conjunction with AJMC ® at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Nexus: Preparing for the Next Generation of Care, which will take place Oct. 22-25 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, announced Jim Palatine, RPh, MBA , president of PT CE.

“Advancements in drug therapy that include innovative agents and new regimens require managed care and specialty pharmacy professionals to have the most current clinical and economic data,” said Palatine. “I am excited that our symposia will provide the most valuable and up-to-date information for attendees. We are appreciative of the AMCP for bringing together health care professionals who impact managed care and specialty pharmacy.”

The PT CE symposia are as follows:

The Era of PARP Inhibition in Cancer Management—Patient Selection and Deciding When to Use in Treatment will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott, room Canary 3-4. This symposium will feature Jason Bergsbaken, PharmD, BCOP, pharmacy coordinator, regional oncology services, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. To register, visit https://www.pharmacytimes.org/live/ajmc-symposium-parp-inhibition-in-cancer-management. Impact of von Willebrand Disease on Costs and Patient Outcomes—Featuring a Patient Perspective will be held Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 6-7:45 a.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott, room Canary 1-2. Faculty presenters for this program include Tim F. Affeldt, PharmD, director of specialty and infusions operations, Fairview Pharmacy Services; Paul P. Doghramji, MD, FAAFP, attending physician, College Family Practice, medical director, health services, Ursinus College, cofounder, Brookside Family Practice and Pediatrics, and assistant medical director, health services, Hill School; Maria Lopes, MD, MS, CMO, AMC Health; and Nik Lima, patient advocate. To register, visit https://www.pharmacytimes.org/live/ajmc-symposium-impact-of-von-willebrand-disease-on-costs-and-patient-outcomes. A Pharmacist and Payer Perspective on ALS Advances will be held Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 6-8 p.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott, room Canary 3-4. This symposium will feature Winston Wong, PharmD, president, W-Squared Group; and Sarah Dehoney, PharmD, BCPS, neurology clinic pharmacist, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics. To register, visit https://www.pharmacytimes.org/live/ajmc-symposium-als-advances. PCSK9 Inhibitor Data Updates and the Implications to Population Health will be held Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6-7:45 a.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott, room Canary 1-2. This symposium will feature Susan Trieu, PharmD, drug information pharmacist, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. To register, visit https://www.pharmacytimes.org/live/ajmc-symposium-pcsk9-inhibitor-data-updates.

The educational activities will feature a multidisciplinary panel that will explore many facets of managed care pharmacy and health care. From emerging models of care and value-based care to trends affecting the business of managed care pharmacy, AMCP Nexus: Preparing for the Next Generation of Care will provide attendees with current, actionable knowledge to further their organizations and careers in an ever-changing profession. Each symposium will identify key changes and updates to the area of managed care pharmacy. Each activity is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and is approved for 1.5 contact hours.

About  Pharmacy Times  Continuing Education™

Pharmacy Times  Continuing Education™ ( PT CE) is a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists.  PT CE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). PT CE’s print, online and live CPE activities are designed to help improve the knowledge, competence and skills of pharmacists so that 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  PT CE, visit https://www.pharmacytimes.org/.

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