ASCP Creative Conference Lineup

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) is gearing up for their Spring Conference to be held May 14–17, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. ASCP is proud to announce professional development experiences presented by Disney Institute. Disney Institute will present ASCP's Opening General Session: Disney's Approach to Creativity & Innovation: A Business Case For Being Creative, with a follow-up session on Disney's Approach to Brand Loyalty.

In addition to the presentations from the Disney Institute, ASCP's educational sessions will allow meeting attendees to earn up to 15.5 continuing pharmacy education credits—all with time off to enjoy Orlando with family and colleagues! Hot meeting topics include: medical marijuana, medical waste disposal, Medicare Part-D STAR ratings, and the aging kidney. Additionally, there will be a featured session on family caregivers and complex chronic care presented by AARP Senior Vice President, Susan C. Reinhard, RN, PhD, FAAN.

Healthcare professionals interested in improving the lives of seniors or growing their business can learn more and register today at ascp.com/spring2013.

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists empowers pharmacists and other health care professionals to enhance quality of care for all older persons through the appropriate use of medication and the promotion of healthy aging. 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.

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CONTACT: Christine Polite Senior Director, Marketing & Communications American Society of Consultant Pharmacists 703-739-1316, ext. 134 cpolite@ascp.com

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