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New Drugs and Drug News in Pain Management and Palliative Care

Program Type



1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Offline Date:

Saturday, January 11, 2020

ACPE Expiration Date

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Target Audience

Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician



  • Overview

    It is critically important that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians be knowledgeable about new medications and drug delivery systems introduced to the market to treat pain and advanced illness. Patients, families, caregivers and other healthcare professionals turn to pharmacy professionals to provide accurate and timely information about new drug products including indication, adverse effects, drug interactions and directions for use.


    Slide Document:   16154H01_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   16154H01_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Pharmcon, Inc.
  • Pharmacist

    List new drugs used to treat pain and non-pain symptoms approved by the FDA in 2016. For each drug, the participant will be able to describe the approved indication, common adverse effects and drug interactions.
    For each new medication approved in 2016, describe the burden-to-benefit ratio of therapy.
    Analyze important drug alerts by the FDA (Public Health Advisories) and implications for patient care.

    Pharmacy Technician

    List new drugs used to treat pain and non-pain symptoms in 2016
    List new drug alerts by the FDA in 2016

  • Activity Type


    Universal Activity Number

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-16-154-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-16-154-H01-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.

Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones

Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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