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Live Event – Pharmacokinetics, Plasma Concentrations & (Their) Clinical Relevance

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Live Event – Pharmacokinetics, Plasma Concentrations & (Their) Clinical Relevance

This is a Live Event for PsychU members in the Milwaukee, WI area.

Pharmacokinetics refers to the study of how drugs are processed by the body. These processes play an important role in mental health treatments, and can vary due to several factors, ultimately impacting treatment of mental health. In this webinar, the speaker will first provide an overview of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Then, the speaker will discuss the differences between pharmacokinetics based on different medication formulations, including the differences between oral and long-acting injectable formulations. Finally, the importance of pharmacokinetics and plasma concentration monitoring will be discussed as it relates to the clinical setting.


Maggiano’s Little Italy – Mayfair Mall

2500 N Mayfair Rd
Wauwatosa, WI 53226 United States
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(414) 978-1000 View Venue Website



Heather Fields, PharmD, MPH, BCACP (OPDC)

Medical Science Liaison

Speaker Heather Fields, PharmD, MPH, BCACP is an employee of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC)



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