ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) and ProCE today announced the NASP Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE). The Center will house online education programs for pharmacists and other health care professionals working in specialty pharmacy. NASP members will have preferred access to CSPE education programs.
is pleased to join with ProCE to create the premier online education resource for specialty pharmacy," said NASP Executive Director Jim Smeeding, RPh, MBA. "Education is an important component of NASP's mission," continued Mr. Smeeding. "In addition to the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education, we will be working with ProCE on education programs for the 2015 NASP Annual Meeting & Expo, September 29-October 1 at the Gaylord National Harbor."
"ProCE is honored to work with NASP in the development of the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education" said ProCE President Richard Lewis, PharmD, MBA. "NASP's commitment to quality education opportunities to improve practice and patient care is commendable. By joining with NASP, ProCE's reach into this fast-paced field is greatly enhanced."
The NASP Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education is expected to launch in the fall of 2015.
For additional information about NASP, see the association's new web site at www.naspnet.org.
About the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP)
The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) is the national association for all stakeholders in the specialty pharmacy industry. NASP's nearly 70 corporate members and over 1,000 professionals represent specialty pharmacies, PBMs, health plans, pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers, GPOs/wholesalers/distributors, and others allied to the industry. The mission of NASP is to provide education programs and business opportunities to improve patient care and to be the national voice for specialty pharmacy.
As a nationally recognized provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals, ProCE develops, delivers, and evaluates a broad range of accredited, educational activities for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, pharmacy technicians, and other professionals. Founded in 1999, ProCE integrates the expertise of its staff, bringing a depth of experience in medical education, patient care, public health, medical writing, and event management.
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SOURCE National Association of Specialty Pharmacy