New Drug Update – April 2018 | Parts 1 & 2

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Course Fee

General Course Fee: $39

New Drug Update Online 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

04/25/2021

Recording

This program was originally presented and recorded April 25 & 26, 2018 at a continuing education confer for health professionals in Bonita Springs, FL.

Course Objectives

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.

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: info@universitylearning.com
Fax: 716-529-0550
Mailing address: University Learning Systems, P.O. Box 35, East Amherst, NY 14051

Obtaining CE Credit

For ACPE, ANCC or AMA Category 2 Credit, you must receive a score of 70% or greater on the multiple choice test and and complete the written course evaluation.

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.

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 0741-0000-18-010-H01-P,  0741-0000-18-010-H01-T, Activity: Knowledge; 5 Contact Hours

Part 2: ACPE UAN 0741-0000-18-011-H01-P, 0741-0000-18-011-H01-T, Activity: Knowledge: 5 Contact Hours

This course provides ten (10) contact hours (1.0 CEU). No Partial credit is awarded. This course is course is valid until April 25, 2021 and may be taken for credit up to that time.

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.

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.