New Drugs of 2016

Description

Is newer better? Get to know all the new medications approved and first marketed in 2016 and compare them with pre-existing agents with similar indications. You’ll hear overviews of all the new therapeutic agents, indications for use, routes of administration, associated precautions, and the role these new drugs play in therapy. Patient education tips and practical monitoring considerations will also be discussed.

This session is also offered Monday, March 27 at 1:00 pm.

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 2016.
  2. Describe the mechanisms of action and indications for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2016.
  3. Summarize adverse effects and patient safety considerations for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2016.
  4. Compare and contrast the new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2016 with products available with similar indications.
  5. Discuss important patient education and therapeutic monitoring parameters for the new therapeutic agents.

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 2016.
  2. Describe the mechanisms of action and indications for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2016.
  3. Summarize adverse effects and patient safety considerations for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2016.
  4. Compare and contrast the new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2016 with products available with similar indications.
  5. Discuss important patient education and therapeutic monitoring parameters for the new therapeutic agents.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Daniel
Daniel Hussar, PHD
 
Learning Level: Level 1
Pathway: Meeting Highlights Video on Demand
Track: Clinical Patient Care and Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Friday, March 24
Time: 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Room: 
Moscone - Esplanade 305
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-17-016-L01-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .2
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-17-016-L01-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .2
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based