PTCE to Host Live CE-Accredited Panel Discussion on COVID-19 for Pharmacists


PTCE to Host Live CE-Accredited Panel Discussion on COVID-19 for Pharmacists

An expert panel of distinguished professionals will discuss what pharmacists need to know when providing care to patients during the global coronavirus pandemic

(CRANBURY, N.J. — March 25, 2020) — PTCE, a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, oncology, managed care and specialty pharmacists, will host a free, CE-certified one-hour webcast titled “COVID-19 Essentials for Pharmacists and What You Need to Know Right Now” that will take place live on Saturday, March 28, at 8:30 a.m. EST.
“With new data about COVID-19 being released every day, more concerns and more questions have been raised, especially by pharmacists,” said Jim Palatine, RPh, MBA, president of PTCE. “To support pharmacists on the front lines, we are proud to present this CE-accredited panel discussion covering the most urgent updates on COVID-19 that pharmacists need to know to continue providing the highest quality of care to their patients and to safeguard themselves.”

The novel virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is rapidly becoming one of the most challenging public health crises in modern history. This panel discussion will highlight how the pandemic is affecting pharmacists and what they need to know to provide the best care to their patients. The expert panelists will discuss the epidemiology and severity of COVID-19, describe evidence of possible treatment agents and review frequently asked questions from patients and caregivers.

The featured speakers for this program will be Daniel T. Abazia, Pharm.D., BCPS, CPPS, director of pharmacy, Capital Health; Jason C. Gallagher, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDP, FIDSA, BCPS, editor-in-chief of Contagion® and clinical professor, Temple University School of Pharmacy; and Rupal Mansukhani, Pharm.D., FAPhA, CTTS, clinical associate professor, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University.

This activity is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and approved for 1.0 contact hour.

For more information and to register, 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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