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Medication Label Summit: Improving Prescription Drug Labels to Help Patient Understanding

This Medication Label Summit focuses on the role of prescribed drug labels in improving how patients take their medications. Topics include:

  • How patient-centered labels can increase understanding and improve use and adherence
  • What actual patients like and dislike about medication labels
  • How those with low health literacy especially benefit from easier-to-understand labels
  • How recent USP patient-centered guidelines for labels have potential to improve understanding
  • How the USP standards are being implemented in 52 pharmacies in Wisconsin
  • The experience in other states and health systems implementing new labels
  • What’s next in medication labeling and health literacy

Who should attend?

  • Pharmacists/pharmacy techs
  • Nurses, physicians and other health care providers
  • Health insurance professionals
  • Health care administrators
  • Public health professionals
  • Health and social science researchers
  • Policymakers

Continuing Pharmacy Education Credits: Click here for more information. 

The Medication Label Summit is offered by Wisconsin Health Literacy, with support of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment of the Medical College of Wisconsin.  

Major sponsors of the Medication Label Summit are: 

Agenda:
Download agenda here

Registration: $95 ($70 if also registering for Health Literacy Summit) 

  • Register here for the Medication Label Summit (only)
  • Register here for both the Health Literacy Summit and the Medication Label Summit     

Lodging:
Hotel accommodations are available here.

For more information about the Medication Label Summit, contact Lauren Werner: lauren@wisconsinliteracy.org or 608-257-1655, ext. 6.