New Drugs of 2017

Description

Stay up to date on all the new medications approved and first marketed in 2017, including their indications for use, routes of administration, and associated precautions. Get an overview of each new agent and its role in therapy. Is newer better? Comparisons with pre-existing agents will be discussed, as applicable. You’ll also get tips on patient education and practical information on monitoring.

This session is also offered Monday, March 19 at 7:30 am.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. List new therapeutic agents that were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and first marketed during 2017.
  2. Describe the mechanisms of action and indications for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2017.
  3. Summarize adverse effects and patient safety considerations for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2017.
  4. Compare new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2017 with other available therapeutic options.

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. List new therapeutic agents that were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and first marketed during 2017.
  2. Describe the mechanisms of action and indications for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2017.
  3. Summarize adverse effects and patient safety considerations for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2017.
  4. Compare new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2017 with other available therapeutic options.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Daniel
Daniel Hussar, PHD
 
Learning Level: Level 1
Pathway: Pharmacy Technician
Track: Clinical Patient Care and Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Friday, March 16
Time: 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Room: 
Music City Center - Room 106A-C
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-18-039-L05-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.2
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-18-039-L05-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.2
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based