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Tuesday, March 7, 2017  

Speakers Announced for 2-Day Workshop on Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Alexandria, VA—The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) has announced the speaker lineup for its 2017 Geriatric Pharmacist Boot Camp, to be held April 29-30, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Speakers include: Emily P. Peron, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASCP; Sue Burns, BS Pharm, BCGP, CRE; Keith A. Swanson, PharmD, BCGP; Scott Martin Vouri, PharmD, MSCI, BCPS, BCGP, FASCP; Kelechi Ogbonna, PharmD, BCGP; Ericka Crouse, PharmD, BCPP, CGP, FASHP and John Bucheit, PharmD, CDE, BCACP.

The ASCP Geriatric Pharmacist Boot Camp is a two-day workshop with advanced training to help pharmacists prepare for the board certification examination and to offer recertification credits to BCGP-credentialed pharmacists. The full agenda, including speakers can be found online at

Day 1 of the Boot Camp focuses on the Exam Content Outline. Day 2 concentrates on advanced level pharmacotherapeutic cases in the high priority diseases identified in the Content Outline. The ASCP Geriatric Pharmacist Boot Camp offers 17 Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP) recertification credits over two days. Attendees can register for Day 1, Day 2, or both days of the Boot Camp. Attendees registered for the full Boot Camp (Day 1 & Day 2) have the option to purchase the “Flex Plan,” recordings from both days, for $99.00.

Space is limited to the first 150 registrants and filling quickly. 

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The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) is the only international professional society devoted to optimal medication management and improved health outcomes for all older persons. ASCP's members manage and improve drug therapy and improve the quality of life of geriatric patients and other individuals residing in a variety of environments, including nursing facilities, sub-acute care and assisted living facilities, psychiatric hospitals, hospice programs, and home and community-based care. ASCP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of CPE. An application‎ for accreditation has been made to the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP). Learn more at Press Contact: Christine Polite, 703-739-1300, ext. 134,

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