Division of Pharmacy Professional Development
The Division of Pharmacy Professional Development (DPPD) is located at the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus. The DPPD is responsible for educational opportunities, live and written, at the local and national level such as: CE, certificate programs, distance learning programs, and the Non-traditional Pharm.D. program. Medication Therapy Management Services include clinical skills development, on-site consultation on implementation, outcome assessment, reimbursement, protocol development, and marketing services. The DPPD is also responsible for job fairs, residency showcases, relationships with professional organizations on the local and national level, and drug information dissemination coordination. Look for more information and events as they become available.
Director of the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development
Dr. Joel Randy Pittman
Coordinator of Continuing Education
Dr. Meagan Brown
Coordinator of Community Pharmacy Development
Dr. Gary Theilman
Coordinator of Instructional Technology
A Knowledge-based continuing education activity
Target Audience: Pharmacists
A One-Day Seminar:
May 14, 2013, Oxford
May 15, 2013, Jackson
May 16, 2013, Wiggins
This one-day seminar will update pharmacists on selected new molecular entity medicines approved by the FDA in 2012. Audience participation is encouraged.
Upon completion of each seminar, the participant should be able to:
1. Discuss the therapeutic use and clinical role of each of the selected new medications approved in 2012.
2. Discuss pharmacologic and pharmacokinetic properties of each of the selected medication.
3. Discuss the relationship of each new medication to existing medications in their corresponding therapeutic classes.
4. Describe the real and potential drug interactions with the use of each medication.
5. Describe the available dosage forms, routes of administration and dosing schedule for each of the medications.
6. List the necessary and appropriate information about each medication to patients during a counseling session.
For More Information:
2013 Keep-Up Seminar Brochure