National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Launches Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education

Sep 30, 2015, 11:38 ET from National Association of Specialty Pharmacy

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) today announced the launch of the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE). As announced in April of this year, NASP partnered with ProCE to provide online education activities for pharmacists and other health care professionals who focus on specialty pharmacy.

"Education is a fundamental component of NASP's vison," said Executive Director Jim Smeeding, RPh, MBA. "We intend to offer premier, educational opportunities to our members and others in our industry in a manner that is convenient and accessible for them."

Said Richard Lewis, PharmD, President of ProCE, "we are pleased to launch CSPE at the 2015 NASP Annual Meeting & Expo. Over the next several months, we will be adding dozens of CE offerings to the list of available CPE activities, including home study and live webinars. ProCE is pleased to support NASP in this important endeavor."

CSPE is guided by an advisory board composed of individuals nominated by member companies of NASP.  NASP members will have priority access to CSPE education activities. Additional information about CSPE and its initial education offerings is available in the Education section of the NASP web site.

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.

About ProCE 
As a nationally recognized provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals, ProCE develops, delivers, and evaluates a broad range of accredited, cutting-edge CME and CE opportunities.

ProCE designs educational activities for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, pharmacy technicians, and other professionals. Our personalized services are comprehensive, and include needs assessments, faculty management, scientific content development, logistical oversight, attendee recruitment, CME/CE certification, and outcomes analysis. 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