Live Online Pharmacology CME for NPs, PAs, MDs, Pharmacists

Therapeutic Update July 2020 Live Webinar

July 15-17, 2020

Pharmacology CME from International Experts

Conference as low as $399

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires July 14, 2020.

Live Online Pharmacology CME | July 15-17, 2020

Our live online pharmacology CME is perfect for medical professionals seeking the latest in drug therapy.  Join Family Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants who have been benefiting from our exceptional pharmacology CME for over 30 years. Our courses feature academic experts with proven clinical skills.

Drug expert Dr. C. Wayne Weart, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA,  will present the latest on new drugs, the opioid epidemic and pharmaceutical pricing.

This conference provides 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, ACPE and pharmacology CE/ CME credit over three days.

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Conference Registration

Discounted Advanced Registration*:
3 Day Fee: $399
2 Day Fee: $299
1 Day Fee: $199
*Expires July 14, 2020

Regular Registration:
3 Day Fee: $425
2 Day Fee: $325
1 Day Fee: $225

Registration Details

Conference registration includes webinar attendance, handouts, and documentation of continuing education credit*.

Conference Credit

University Learning Systems ACPE Pharmacy CE
University Learning Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. These programs are accredited for pharmacists.

  • Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-015-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-016-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 3: 3 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-017-L08-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 4: 2 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-018-L04-P, Activity: Knowledge

Physicians: This Live activity, Therapeutic Update 2020 , from 04/22/2020 – 06/12/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.  When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.


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New Drug Update Part 1

5 hours | Wednesday, 7/15/2020
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM  EST

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify recent FDA drug communications, including but not limited to, labeling changes, warnings, new indications, new dosage forms and MedWatch alerts.
  • Discuss the new drugs with respect to their pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, approved and unapproved indications.
  • Describe their adverse effects and drug interaction that may affect patient compliance.
  • Compare efficacy, dosage and cost to existing agents.
  • 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.
  • Compare pharmacotherapy outcomes vs cost/benefit between newly approved agents and existing or lower cost agents.

 

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Expert Speaker:

C. Wayne Weart, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA 

Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina,  Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pharmacy & Outcome Sciences, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, MUSC Campus, Charleston, SC.
Dr. Weart has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

New Drug Update Part 2

5 hours | Thursday, 7/16/2020
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM EST

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the new drugs with respect to their pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, approved and unapproved indications.
  • Describe their adverse effects and drug interaction that may affect patient compliance.
  • Compare efficacy, dosage and cost to existing agents.
  • 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.
  • Compare pharmacotherapy outcomes vs cost/benefit between newly approved agents and existing or lower cost agents.

 

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Expert Speaker:

C. Wayne Weart, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA 

Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina,  Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pharmacy & Outcome Sciences, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, MUSC Campus, Charleston, SC.
Dr. Weart has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

The Opioid Epidemic in 2020 (3hrs) and Pharmaceutical Pricing 2020 (2hrs)

5 hours | Friday, 7/17/2020
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM EST

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
The Opioid Epidemic in 2020(3hrs) :

  • Describe the current data on the use and abuse of opioids in the US.
  • Assess patients accurately with pain for consideration of an opioid trial.
  • Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function.
  • Initiate and titrate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously, maximizing efficacy while minimizing risks.
  • Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate.
  • Counsel patients and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion and overdose.
  • Educate patients about safe storage and disposal of opioids.

Pharmaceutical Pricing 2020 (2hrs)

  • Estimate the costs to develop a new chemical or biologic medication in the US and what the costs for selected marketed brand name, generic, and biologic medications;
  • Describe the role(s) of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM’s) and the Pharmaceutical Industry in drug pricing;
  • Describe the reasons that the cost of many medications are increasing at a rate that is much higher than the Consumer Price Index over the last 10 years;
  • Develop appropriate alternative, cost-effective, evidence-based drug regimens utilizing the specific preferred formulary options or generics when they may be less cost to the patient than preferred co-pays.

 

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Expert Speaker:

C. Wayne Weart, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA 

Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina,  Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pharmacy & Outcome Sciences, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, MUSC Campus, Charleston, SC.
Dr. Weart has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Live Webinar

The conference takes place in the pacific time zone and all agenda times reflect that. You must watch the webcast LIVE to receive credit for the conference.
Day(s) Pacific Time Mountain Time Central Time Eastern Time
June 10 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 9:00 am - 2:30 pm 10:00 am - 3:30 pm 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
June 11 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 9:00 am - 2:30 pm 10:00 am - 3:30 pm 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
June 12 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 9:00 am - 2:30 pm 10:00 am - 3:30 pm 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Zoom Webinar Requirements

This webcast will be conducted using Zoom (https://zoom.us) Please confirm that the device you will be using to view the Webcast meets the minimum technical requirements. We will not be able to issue refunds due to technical issues experienced due to a poor internet connection or your equipment not meeting the technical requirements. The webcast can be viewed on any PC, MAC or mobile device. We highly recommend that you perform an internet connection speed test before viewing the webcast. The following are the minimum required download speeds: 3.0 Mbps – recommended Internet speed for Standard Definition (480) streaming. 5.0 Mbps – recommended Internet speed for High Definition (1080) streaming. Please note that you must watch the webcast live in order to be eligible for credit.

Webcast Participation

  • After registering, you will receive a confirmation and receipt of payment.
  • Several days before the conference you will receive  an email with login details for the webcast.
  • At the conclusion of the webinar you must complete a post test and evaluation to  receive your  credit.
  • Credit will be reported to CPE Monitor, CE Broker or by emailed statements of credit depending on state licensure and profession.

This seminar will be conducted on Line using Zoom

Not Applicable to this online webinar