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PTCE Announces That 10th Anniversary of Directions in Pharmacy Is Now a Virtual Conference
Fri, Apr 03, 2020 9:09 PM UTC
PTCE Announces That 10th Anniversary of Directions in Pharmacy® Is Now a Virtual ConferenceIn light of the rapidly evolving impact of the global pandemic, PTCE’s first three spring conferences will transition to completely virtual events.
(CRANBURY, N.J. — April 3, 2020) — PTCE, a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, oncology, managed care and specialty pharmacists, announces that the 10th annual Directions in Pharmacy® continuing education (CE) spring conference series will be transitioning to a virtual format for three of its four events to ensure safety amid the new coronavirus global pandemic.
“Pharmacists are vital to our healthcare system. Educating our attendees in a safe environment is essential,” said Jim Palatine, RPh, MBA, president of PTCE. “That is why we have made the decision to transition the first three meetings in the Directions in Pharmacy® continuing education spring conference series to live virtual CE-accredited webcasts, where attendees can learn and earn CE credits from the comfort and shelter of their own homes.”
The meetings scheduled for April 4, April 25 and May 16 are transitioning into live broadcasts. The CE-accredited broadcasts will follow a similar agenda via live video stream and be offered on a proprietary broadcasting platform.
Directions in Pharmacy® is a full-day regional conference for community and health-system pharmacists. It offers them the opportunity to participate in interactive sessions that provide the most current and relevant information to implement in their practices. Sessions focus on disease-state management, clinical data and treatment guidelines, as well as best practices for optimal care for patients in a wide variety of therapeutic areas. Expert faculty speakers will address topics including treatment and management of diabetes, biosimilars, cardiovascular disease, immuno-oncology, infectious diseases and immunization recommendations.
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, each meeting provides attendees with the opportunity to earn up to 6.0 CE credits, including law, patient safety and immunization credit.
For more information and to register for a virtual conference, click here.
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). 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.
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