New Drug Update 2015: Inpatient/Specialty Focus (T)

New Drug Update 2015: Inpatient/Specialty Focus (T)

This continuing education program is approved for 1.5 home study credit hours for pharmacy technicians.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to identify significant therapeutic agents that were granted U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval in the past year; describe indications, doses, adverse effects, drug interactions and pertinent patient counseling points for recently approved medications; and discuss the clinical impact and potential role in therapy of recently approved medications.

Knowledge-type Activity

Target Audience
This continuing education activity was designed specifically for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Faculty
Katie L. Axford, Pharm.D., assistant professor, pharmacy practice, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Rockford, Mich.

Directions to View Activity and Receive Credit
View a video of the activity below or on YouTube, and then complete the posttest and evaluation by clicking on "Add to Cart" in the right sidebar to purchase the home study course.



Continuing Education Credit

Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Universal Activity #0112-0000-15-132-H01-T; 1.5 contact hours; Initial Release Date: 2/28/15; Expiration Date: 2/28/18


Disclosure Statement
The presenter has indicated that she does not have any conflicts of interest, nor does she have financial relationships with a commercial interest, related to this activity.

Hardware Requirements
To adequately view video presentations on a PC, it is recommended that you have Windows 2000 or higher with the latest updates installed; a processor with 500 MHz or faster; at least 128MB of RAM; a video card with at least 64MB of video memory; and at least a 16-bit sound card. To adequately view a video presentation on a MAC, it is recommended that you have MAC OS 10.7+.

Software Requirements
To adequately view video presentations on a PC or MAC, it is recommended that you use one of the following YouTube-supported browsers: Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari or Opera. You must have the latest Adobe Flash Player plug-in and at least a Broadband Internet connection with 500+ Kbps. Visit the YouTube Web site for additional information.

Internet Requirements
To adequately view video presentations, you must have at least a Broadband Internet connection with 500+ Kbps.

Contact Information
For questions regarding continuing education, please contact MPA Education Planning Assistant, Jennifer Crawford, at (517) 377-0225 or at Jennifer@MichiganPharmacists.org.

Activity Fees

Member Price: 10.00

Standard Price: 20.00