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The Specialty Pharmacy Review Board™ - Examining Emerging Therapies and Care Management Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease
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Begin now at www.ImpactEdu.net/Alzheimers.
|DISTINGUISHED FACULTY PRESENTERS|
|WHO SHOULD ATTEND?|
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of managed care pharmacy directors, clinical pharmacists, quality directors, medical directors, pharmacy directors, specialty pharmacists, quality directors, care managers, and other managed care and payer organization professionals.
|STATEMENT OF NEED / PROGRAM OVERVIEW|
Alzheimer's disease (AD) represents a significant driver of morbidity and mortality in the US, despite being overshadowed by other predominant conditions for which more effective treatment modalities exist. The incidence and mortality associated with the disease is increasing, indicating a key area of concern for managed care stakeholders. An estimated 5.3 million Americans were living with AD in 2015, and as many as 7.1 million will be diagnosed with the disease by 2025 according to the Alzheimer's Association. By 2050, that number may nearly triple to a projected 13.8 million, barring the development of medical breakthroughs to prevent or cure the disease. Unsurprisingly, this considerable burden of illness associated with AD is also accompanied by extensive direct and indirect costs.
This symposium will feature a multidisciplinary faculty panel who will present best practices for implementing collaborative treatment and patient management decisions that lead to optimal outcomes for patients with AD. This approach will enhance the audiences' ability to recommend and implement payer specific techniques to improve the continuity of care related to the impact of AD management strategies on clinical outcomes, value, and economic consequences for the entire health care system. The Specialty Pharmacy Review Board™ format will be similar to a mock pharmacy and therapeutics committee meeting, featuring an expert panel including a leading neurologist in AD research and practice, a specialty pharmacy director, and managed care medical and pharmacy directors.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to demonstrate improved ability to:
| Physician Continuing Medical Education|
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Medical Education Resources, Inc. (MER) and Impact Education, LLC. MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit DesignationMedical Education Resources, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pharmacist Continuing Education
MER designates this continuing education activity for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
Universal Activity Number - 0816-9999-17-089-L01-P
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Nursing Continuing Education
Medical Education Resources, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This CE activity provides 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.
Medical Education Resources, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, and certifies this activity for 1.5 contact hours.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
It is the policy of Medical Education Resources, Inc. (MER) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.
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