Regional Education Workshops
Better Labels = Better Health: Improving Adherence and Understanding through Patient-Centered Labels
Location: Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
PH008, Mequon, WI
Date/time: September 6, 2019; 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
All pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists are invited to attend, including those outside Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy.
REGISTER for this workshop to learn how patient-centered labels can:
- Improve patient adherence
- Improve patients' ability to understand how to take their medicines
- Increase patient satisfaction, safety, and health
You will also learn:
- How health literacy impacts patient understanding
- Tips for modifying sigs to improve adherence effective for patients
- About a project that has participating Wisconsin pharmacies on the leading edge of best pharmacy practices and how your pharmacy can also participate.
Fee: $25 (free for students!) Lunch included. No refunds.
- Identify how health literacy affects use of prescription medications based on research with patients, pharmacists, and providers
- Explain 4 differences between commonly used prescription medication labels and those using the USP patient-centered label standards
- Identify 3 benefits for pharmacies and patients from implementing the USP standards
- Hashim Zaibak, Pharm D, Hayat Pharmacy
- Kari LaScala, JD, Associate Director of Health Literacy, Wisconsin Health Literacy
Following attendance, completion and submission of the Verification of Attendance and Evaluation Forms, PSW will issue CE to participants' CPE Monitor portals within 60 days of completion. Participants must provide their birthdate (MMDD) and CPE Monitor ID to receive credit.
The Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0175-9999-19-138-L05 - P; 0175-9999-19-138-L05 - T. Continuing Education Credit .3 CEU
Thank you to our partners:
Health Literacy Summit
The Health Literacy Summit is the largest in the Midwest.
Diverse sessions and networking opportunities provided attendees with the opportunity to learn more about health literacy.
Visit our Summit page for more information.
Wisconsin Health Literacy is working with a patient advisory council to design easy-to-read medication labels. Our work has impacted about 3 million prescription labels in Wisconsin.