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Education and Preceptor Development Conference to be Held by College of Pharmacy

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017 - 9:09 AM Pharmacy and Health Sciences , All News

The Western New England University College of Pharmacy will hold its seventh annual Continuing Pharmacy Education and Preceptor Development Conference Thursday, March 16, from 8:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Rivers Memorial Hall. The conference is one important way that the College of Pharmacy supports the educational needs of pharmacists in the region.

Hundreds of regional pharmacists from New England participate each year in the full-day training program, which will provide insight into legal issues impacting the pharmacy profession, preceptor development, and updates on clinical therapeutics.

The workshops this year include:
Naloxone: How it will impact the Community, with Victoria Celetti, PharmD
Drug Therapy in the Elderly, with Corey Laskey, PharmD, BCPP
Annual Pharmacy Law Review, with David Baker, BS Pharm, MBA, JD
Patient-Centered Care, with Katelyn Parsons, PharmD, RPh
The Focus of Pharmacy Education, with Kim Tanzer, PharmD

Upon completion of the program, attendees will earn up to six contact hours of ACPE accredited Continuing Pharmacy Education. There is no charge to attend the conference, but advanced registration is required. To register, go to wnerxce.org. For more information contact Joanne Moore at joanne.moore@wne.edu or 413 796-2046.

For more information about the other training opportunities at the Western New England University College of Pharmacy, contact Kim Tanzer, Assistant Dean Experiential Affairs and Continuing Education Administrator, at kim.tanzer@wne.edu.