New Drug Update CME Part 2 | Online CE/CME Course for 5 Credit Hours

New Drug Update 2020 Part 2 (561907)


Course Fee

General Course Fee: $99

New Drug Update 2020 Part 2 CME Credit

This program in its entirety provides 5 hours (0.5 CEU) of ACPE CPE home study credit, AMA Category 2 CME, and CNE pharmacology credit.

Course Expiration Date



This program, New Drug Update 2020, Part 2, was originally presented and recorded July 16, 2020 during a continuing education webinar for health professionals.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, 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.


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.

Registration Instructions

  • Register online by clicking here.
  • You will register and complete your course on our learning management system (LMS).
  • Once registered, you may watch our self paced continuing education course on your computer or mobile device.
  • Course handouts, course post test and evaluation are accessible on the LMS system.

Requirements for 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 email your statement of credit.*

*Pharmacists will have credits reported directly to CPE Monitor: 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

Once your course is completed and accreditation requirements have been met, ULS will receive notification of course completion, and email your statement of credit (physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and non-US health professionals), report credit to CPE Monitor (pharmacists)  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


This course provides five (5) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.

American Osteopathic Association (AOA): This course provides five (5) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.

Canadian Physicians:

Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada CFPC : This course provides five (5) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.

Physician Assistants

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA): This course provides five (5) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.

Nurse Practitioners

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC):  Continuing education hours approved by ACPE meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria. This course provides pharmacology/pharmacotherapeutics 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 ACPE credit.


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


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). Online courses are recognized as home study courses by ACPE.

Title: New Drug Update 2020, Part 2
UPN: 0741-0000-20-012-H01-P
Activity Type: Knowledge
CEU: 5 hours
Exp. 07/16/2023

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.