4137.0 Pharmacists’ Role in Health Education and Health Promotion

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:30 AM
With their knowledge of medication safety, highly visible roles in the community, and frequent interactions with diverse individuals, pharmacists are in key positions to expand their roles in the promotion and support of healthy behaviors. Leveraging an underutilized resource such as pharmacists to address unmet preventive health needs is especially important in our current health care delivery environment.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the contributions of pharmacists in health education, promotion, and communication. 2. Identify strategies to increase utlization/inclustion of pharmacists into health promotion programs and activities.
Raymona Lawrence, DrPH, MPH

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Roger A. Edwards, ScD, Margarita DiVall, Pharm D, Craig Stevens, PharmD candidate, Elina Zilberman, PharmD candidate, Jennifer Kirwin, Pharm D and Mark Watanabe, Pharm D

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)