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Hot Off the Press: New Drugs of 2018

Program Type

Monograph

Credits

2 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Monday, March 11, 2019

Offline Date:

Monday, October 11, 2021

ACPE Expiration Date

Friday, March 11, 2022

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$8.00

  • Overview

    This program will provide a brief overview of new drug approvals for 2018 along with drug information resources that pharmacists can utilize to stay up-to-date.  Among the many approvals included in this overview are new medications approved for disease states and conditions such as migraine prevention, opioid withdrawal, influenza, and cannabidiol for severe forms of epilepsy. Additionally, it will discuss drugs for rare diseases and important counseling points for patients.

    Handouts

    Homestudy PDF:   19058H01.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Identify drugs for rare diseases to include the first medication for smallpox treatment (TPOXX)
    Recognize mechanism of action, dosing, drug interactions, and adverse drug reactions of new drug approvals
    Identify drug information resources pharmacists can utilize to stay up-to-date with new drug approvals
    Identify key counseling points for new drug approvals


    Pharmacist

    Identify drugs for rare diseases to include the first medication for smallpox treatment (TPOXX)
    Recognize mechanism of action, dosing, drug interactions, and adverse drug reactions of new drug approvals
    Identify drug information resources pharmacists can utilize to stay up-to-date with new drug approvals
    Identify key counseling points for new drug approvals


    Pharmacy Technician

    Identify new medications approved in 2018
    Identify drugs for rare diseases to include the first medication for smallpox treatment (TPOXX)
    Recognize dosing, drug interactions, and adverse drug reactions of new drug approvals

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-19-058-H01-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-19-058-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-19-058-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.


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


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher
Adobe Acrobat Reader


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

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