Pharma-Free CME

Continuing Education by PharmedOut

How Industry Promotion Affects Prescribing

Free CME/CPE/CEU/CE activity by PharmedOut

Continuing education credit available for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, and social workers.

This activity covers how pharmaceutical companies use social psychology to affect therapeutic choices, and covers the use of key opinion leaders, medical science liaisons, medical meetings, geotargeting, geofencing, and other tactics used to market drugs to physicians and other health care providers.
This activity is presented by PharmedOut and is supported by Kaiser Perm

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