New Drug Update – Series 28 (170607)

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Online CME / CE Course Fee

General Course Fee: $39

Conference Fees: Course Fees allow you to watch our self paced training courses on your computer or mobile device.

Features: Through the online system you can watch the lectures, review the slides, and take the take the course evaluation any place you have access to the Internet.

Credit

This program in its entirety provides 10 hours (1.0 CEU) of ACPE CPE home study credit, AMA Category 2 CME, and CNE pharmacology credit.

Course Expiration Date

For ACPE credit, the course expires 06/07/2020.

Recording

This program was originally presented and recorded June 7-8, 2017 at a continuing education confer for health professionals in Las Vegas.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, the participant should 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 interactions that may affect patient compliance;
  4. Compare efficacy, dosage and cost to existing agent;
  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.

Course Contents

Part 1:  Zoster , Influenza, Meningitis, HPV, Tdap/ Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Valsartan/Sacubitril – Entresto, Drugs Commonly Used for HFrEF, Digoxin, Ivabradine – Corlanor, Metformin, SGLT-2 inhibitors, liraglutide, Xultophy (IDegLira), Lixisenatide – Adlyxin by Sanofi, Lixisenatide, Byduron, Soliqua™ 100/33 (insulin glargine & lixisenatide injection), Semaglutide a once a week GLP-1 analog, Toujeo – Insulin glargine U-300, Insulin Glargine – Basaglar, Insulin Glargine U100 – MK1293,   Insulin Glargine U100 by Mylan/Bioepis, Insulin Degludec- Tresiba, Insulin Degludec/Aspart 70/30 – Ryzodeg, Insulin Lispro – Humalog U-200, Humulin R U-500 KwikPen, DPP-4 Inhibitors, Hypertension.

Part 2:  Ezetimibe 10 mg , Ezetimibe/Simvastatin, PCSK9 mAb, Alirocumab-Praluent, Evolocumab – Repatha, Bococizumab Investigational PCSK-9 Inhibitor by Pfizer, Extended Release Aspirin – Durlaza, Aspirin/omeprazole 81mg-40mg and 325mg-40mg tablets – Yosprala, Auvi-Q Auto-injector, Epi-Pen, Adrenaclick Brand, Fluticasone furoate /Vilanterol inhalation powder –Breo Ellipta, ICS/LABA Combination , Umeclidinium and Vilanterol – Anoro Ellipta, Umeclidinium – Incruse Ellipta Inhaler, Tiotropium – Spiriva Respimat, Glycopyrrolate – Seebri Neohaler by Novartis, Glycopyrrolate and Indacaterol – Utibron Neohaler, Combination of Glycopyrrolate and Formoterol – Bevespi Aerosphere, Combination of Tiotropium and Olodaterol – Stiolto Respimat, ICS/LABA/LAMA Combinations, Arnuity Ellipta (fluticasone furoate inhalation powder), Albuterol sulfate inhalation powder – ProAir Respiclick, Fluticasone propionate /Salmeterol inhalation powder AirDuo RespiClick, Generic Advair (fluticasone/salmeterol), Fluticasone propionate – ArmonAir RespiClick, Tiotropium – Spiriva Respimat 1.25 mcg/inhalation for Asthma, House Dust Mite Allergen Extract – Odactra ,  Nitroglycerin sublingual powder –   GoNitro, Narcan Nasal Spray, EVZIO (Naloxone) Auto-Injector, Valbenazine – Ingrezza, Related Medication: Tetrabenazine-Zenazine, Deutetrabenazine – Austedo, Safinamide – Xadago, Rasagiline , Entacapone, Pimavanserin – Nuplazid, Fluconazole, flouroquinolones.

Faculty

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

Registration Instructions

  • Register online by clicking here.
  • Your emailed course confirmation will contain the pertinent information for completing this online learning course.
  • Once registered, you may watch our self paced continuing education course on your computer or mobile device.
  • Please use the links, included in your emailed confirmation, to download the course handout and complete the course post test and evaluation.

Requirements for Credit

Credit is dependent on obtaining a score of 70% on self assessment tests and submission of the completed the course evaluation. The self assessment test may be completed online or a completed answer sheet may be emailed, mailed or faxed to ULS.

Email: [email protected]
Fax: 716-529-0550
Mailing address: University Learning Systems, P.O. Box 35, East Amherst, NY 14051

Obtaining CE Credit

Once your course is completed and accreditation requirements have been met, ULS will receive notification of course completion, andemail your statement of credit (physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and non-US health professionals), report credit to CPE Monitor (pharmacists, technicians)  and report credit to other organizations that you specify such as CE Broker. Please provide all necessary reporting information at the time of registration.

Accreditation/ Target Audience

Physicians: This course provides ten (10) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.

American Osteopathic Association (AOA): American Osteopathic Association (AOA): This course provides ten (10) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.

Canadian Physicians:  Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada CFPC : This course provides ten (10) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.

Physician Assistants:  American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA): This course provides ten (10) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.

Nurse Practitioners: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC):  Continuing education hours approved by AAFP and by ACPE meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria. This course provides Category 1 Continuing Education Hours for certification renewal. The same hours submitted to renew certification may be submitted to a State Board of Nursing for re-licensure.

National Certification Corporation (NCC): Recognizes any Nursing, Medical, Health Care or Other For Profit or Not for Profit Education Provider. Please contact NCC regarding approval.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP): National Certification Program for Nurse Practitioners accepts AAFP Prescribed credit and ACPE credit.

Nurses: University Learning Systems is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11409.

Pharmacists/Pharmacist Technicians: University Learning Systems (ULS), is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education. All ULS courses carry ACPE credit with the designation for pharmacists (P) or pharmacist technicians (T). DVD courses are recognized as home study courses by ACPE.  

Part 1: ACPE UAN 0741-0000-17-016-H01-P,  0741-0000-17-016-H01-T, Activity: Knowledge; 5 Contact Hours until June 7, 2020.
Part 2: ACPE UAN 0741-0000-17-017-H01-P, 0741-0000-17-017-H01-T, Activity: Knowledge; 5 Contact Hours until June 8, 2020.

Canadian Pharmacists: Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) accepts courses accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Other Health Professionals: Contact your respective board regarding approval

Requirements for Credit

Credit is dependent on obtaining a score of 70% on self assessment tests or quizzes and submitting the completed the course evaluation. Statements of Credit will be emails to physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners. Pharmacy credit will be uploaded to CPEMonitor. Please contact ULS if you need credit reported to another agency.

Instructions

Within 24 hours of registering for this online course, you will receive an email containing instructions for beginning this online learning course.

Complete the course at the site of your choice. Complete test and evaluation.

Once your course is completed and accreditation requirements have been met, ULS will receive notification of course completion, and will mail your statement of credit.*

*Pharmacists: Please ensure that we have your NABP# and date of birth on file. ACPE does not allow us to provide you with paper Statements of Credit. Should you need a paper statement of credit, you can access that information via CPE Monitor. All other professionals: An applicable paper Statement of Credit will be issued upon receipt of your post-conference paperwork.

Obtaining CE Credit

For ACPE Credit, you must receive a score of 70% or greater on the multiple choice test and and complete the written course evaluation.

For AMA Category 2 Credit, and Nursing Credit, you complete the written course evaluation. No test is required.

Please complete and test and evaluation online. ULS will receive notification of course completion, and will mail your statement of credit.*

*Pharmacists: Please ensure that we have your NABP# and date of birth on file. ACPE does not allow us to provide you with paper Statements of Credit. Should you need a paper statement of credit, you can access that information via CPE Monitor. All other professionals: An applicable paper Statement of Credit will be issued upon receipt of your post-conference paperwork.