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Online CE/CME - New Drug Update April 2018: Parts 1 & 2

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Overview / Abstract:

Earn 10 hours of ACPE, ANCC or AMA Category 2 credit, at the location of your choosing.

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:

1. Identify recent FDA drug communications, including but not limited to, labeling changes, warnings, new indications, new dosage forms and MedWatch alerts.

2. Discuss the new drugs with respect to their pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, approved and unapproved indications.

3. Describe their adverse effects and drug interaction that may affect patient compliance.

4. Compare efficacy, dosage and cost to existing agents.

5. Discuss the patient-oriented outcomes or evidence that may or may not exist for each of the new medications and when they may or may not be appropriate to recommend for selected patients.

6. Compare pharmacotherapy outcomes vs cost/benefit between newly approved agents and existing or lower cost agents.

Pharmacy Technician Objectives:

1. Identify recent FDA drug communications, including but not limited to, labeling changes, warnings, new indications, new dosage forms and MedWatch alerts.

2. List the new drugs with respect to their, approved indications.

3. Compare cost to existing agents.

Expiration

Apr 25, 2021

Discipline(s)

Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Online

Cost

$39.00

Credits / Hours

10 hours

Accreditation

ACPE, ANCC, AMA Category 2

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

C. Wayne Weart, Pharm.D., FASHP, FAPhA, BCPS
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Science, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, MUSC Campus; Professor of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.

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