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When: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
6 pm to 9 pm
Where: Edge Restaurant
74 West Broad St.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania  19341
United States
Presenter: Melissa Potts, PharmD
Contact: Jeneane L. Acker

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The Mid-Eastern Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Health-System Pharmacists, AbbVie Inc. and Amedco is proud to invite you to a one hour promotional presentation followed by a one hour Educational CE on Wednesday, September 11th.


Edge Restaurant

74 West Broad Street

Bethlehem, PA  18018



Registration: 6 - 6:30

Promotional Presentation/Dinner: 6:30 - 7:30

Educational Presentation: 7:30 – 8:30



PSHP Members: Free

Non-Member Pharmacists: $25

Non-Member Techs, Residents, Students: $5


Promotional Presentation:

Speaker: Gerald Harkins, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chief Division of Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery, Fellowship Director, Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Title: Reassessing Endometriosis: Managing Unresolved Pain                                                          


Educational Presentation:


Speaker: Melissa Potts, PharmD


Clinical Associate Professor
Temple University School of Pharmacy

3307 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140


Title: The CGRP Receptor Antagonists for the Prevention of Migraine Headache


Objectives for Pharmacists and Technicians:


1. Explain the pathophysiology of migraine and list the currently available therapeutic options for migraine prophylaxis.


2. Identify the mechanism of action for the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonists, as well as their role in migraine therapy.


3. Describe the available dosage forms for the CGRP receptor antagonists and list clinically relevant patient counseling points. 


4. Evaluate the literature supporting the efficacy of the CGRP receptor antagonists for the prevention of migraine headache, as well as their safety profile.


5. Given a patient case, choose the best therapy for the prevention of migraine headache.




To cancel, contact Jeneane Acker via email at AT LEAST 24 hours prior to the meeting.


Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco and Pennsylvania Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Amedco is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Successful completion of this program qualifies for up to 1.0 contact hours.

NOTE: The only official Statement of Credit is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your certificate within 30 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to CE monitor.






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