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SIUE School of Pharmacy Launches Collaborative Site for Pain, Palliative Care Pharmacy
Date:10/1/2009

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy has launched a new Web site: www.pharmacypainsummit.com, designed to encourage thought sharing and learning among practitioners in pain and palliative care pharmacy.

Edwardsville, IL (PRWEB) October 1, 2009 -- The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy has launched a new Web site: www.pharmacypainsummit.com, designed to encourage thought sharing and learning among practitioners in pain and palliative care pharmacy.

The site is structured as a blog with comment sections enabled for ongoing discussion among those involved with and interested in health care, pain management, palliative care and related pharmacy topics.

The site was launched to coincide with the Strategic Planning Summit for the Advancement of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy, which will be held on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 1-2, at SIUE's School of Pharmacy.

Coordinator Chris Herndon, assistant professor of pharmacy at SIUE, said the site will foster education and discussion about the concepts of pain and palliative care education and how those concepts pertain to today's professional pharmacist. "We're encouraging online collaboration among pharmacists and have created the site as an open, collaborative space used to foster discussion among all health care providers," Herndon said.

"We believe hosting this space is an added benefit not only for our students, but for the entire health care community."

Herndon said recommendations that come out of the upcoming summit will lead to pharmacists putting what they have learned into practice. "I am urging health care practitioners and pharmacists to be as active as possible in disseminating recommendations by taking part in online discussion to be shared among colleagues."

The SIUE School of Pharmacy reached an important milestone earlier this year with its advancement to full accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy. The School has been called a national model for other new schools of pharmacy.

About SIUE
As the only downstate Illinois pharmacy doctorate program, the SIUE School of Pharmacy addresses the growing need for well-trained pharmacists in a career field that is experiencing rapid and dramatic growth.

The SIUE School of Pharmacy offers a quality pharmacy education that will prepare you for a successful career in health care. Earn a doctor of pharmacy degree from a fully accredited pharmacy school that serves as a model for new pharmacy education programs.

SIUE is a nationally recognized public university offering a broad choice of degrees and programs ranging from career-oriented fields of study to the essential, more traditional, liberal arts. At SIUE we offer 44 baccalaureate degrees, 13 post-baccalaureate certificates, 47 master's degrees, 11 post- master's certificates, two first-professional degrees, and one post-first professional certificate. Known for an emphasis in health science education, SIUE offers a nursing school, pharmacy school and dental school. Additionally undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates are available in engineering programs, business programs, elementary education programs and secondary education programs.

SIUE offers the advantages of a small, liberal arts college with the low tuition rates of a state university. Our emphasis on undergraduate education, complemented by faculty research, creates practical applications for student learning. Located in the second most populated area of the state, this Illinois university draws students from all 102 Illinois counties, 42 states and 50 nations.

One of 12 Illinois colleges and universities, SIUE is located on 2,600 acres of rolling hills and woodlands in Edwardsville, just 25 miles from St. Louis, a major metropolitan area. Proximity to the St. Louis area enhances SIUE's energy and vitality. The campus is easily accessed from several major interstates, while the city of Edwardsville offers ample opportunity for jobs, entertainment, shopping and fun.

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