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Getting Meds Straight: Simplifying Medication Information

Getting Meds Straight: Simplifying Medication Information

Thursday, May 23, 2024 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (PDT)


Are you concerned that your patients don't always understand you - or your colleagues - regarding their illness, treatment, or their role in maximizing outcomes? Are you unsure what you might do to mitigate these challenges?

Please join us for our next Improving Health Literacy webinar,  “Getting Meds Straight: Simplifying Medication Information” on Thursday, May 23, 3:00PM ET / 12:00 PM PT!



Maureen Layden, MD, MPH
Director VA Medication Information Management
Veterans Health Administration Central Office
Pharmacy Benefits Management

Katharina Echt, PhD
Associate Director for Education & Evaluation
Research Scientist
VA Birmingham/Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center

Eric Spahn, Pharm D
Clinical Analyst, VA Medication Information Management
Pharmacy Benefits Management


Learning Objectives:

Share with your colleagues three ways to make medication information more accessible to your veteran patients

Mitigate health literacy and medication-related problems by using specific strategies and tools

Understand the impact of medication management in one veteran cancer patient’s treatment trajectory

Continuing Education (CE) Language

Association of VA Hematology/Oncology (AVAHO)

5.23.2024 Webinar- Health Literacy for Veterans #2

May 23, 2024


Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Association of VA Hematology/Oncology (AVAHO).  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation 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.

Physicians (ACCME) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 live AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurses (ANCC) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 live ANCC contact hours.

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians (ACPE) Credit Designation

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 5.00 live knowledge-based CPE contact hours. 

UAN JA4008163-9999-24-115-L99-P | UAN JA4008163-9999-24-115-L99-T

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

How to Get Your Certificate 

1. Go to 

2. Click on the 5.23.24 Webinar: Health Literacy for Veterans link. 

3. Evaluate the meeting. 

4. Print, download, or save your certificate for your records. 

5. If you lose your certificate, or need help, go to



Event Contact
Mary Thomas MS, CNS, AOCN
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Thursday, May 23, 2024 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (PDT)
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