New York City Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists January 2012 CE Meeting

CE Presentation: “Updates in Pain Management : What You Need to know ” by Ebtesam Ahmed, Pharm.D.

HB Burger
127 W. 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

Date:                Thursday, January 19, 2012
5:30 PM           Registration and Industry Exhibits
6:30 PM           NYCSHP Announcements and Student Clinical Pearl
7 PM                Non – CE Presentation: “Healthcare Reform” by Dawn Blank, RPh.
7:30 PM           CE – Presentation: “Updates in Pain Management: What you need to know” Ebtesam Ahmed, Pharm.D. (Assistant Clinical Professor, St. John’s University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions; Clinical Pharmacist,  Beth Israel Medical Center, Department of Pain Medicine & Palliative Care)
8:30 PM           Program Ends

CE Presentation Objectives:

  1. Describe the unmet needs in chronic pain management in the US
  2. Examine challenges confronted by patients and practitioners when managing patients with chronic pain
  3. Identify strategies to prevent misuse and abuse of opioids, while still providing effective pain relief

Continuing Education Accredited By:  New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists

Intended audience: Pharmacists

The NYS Council of Health-system Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.  This program 0134-9999-12-034-L01-P will be accredited for 0.1 CEU’s (1 contact hour).  Statements of Continuing Pharmaceutical Education Credit can be obtained online at www.healthsystemce.org using a CE code that will be provided at the meeting.  All attendees have 60 days to process their CE credits.

This is a knowledge based program.

There is grant support for this program from Lilly and Daiichi-Sankyo

This program is free to all members of the New York City Society of Health-system Pharmacists that RSVP.  A $65.00 non-refundable fee for non-members is payable at the time of admission of you RSVP.  Non-members that do not RSVP will be charged $65.00.

Please note that seating may be limited due to space constraints.  Please RSVP early. 

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