New and Improved? Your Annual New Drugs Update (Encore Presentation)

Description

Get the very latest on all the new medications approved and first marketed in 2018—their indications for use, routes of administration, and associated precautions. This not-to-be-missed session will review each new therapeutic agent and its role in therapy. Where applicable, new therapies will be compared with existing agents to help you determine if newer is better. Patient education tips and practical monitoring considerations round out this valuable update.

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 2018.
  2. Describe the mechanisms of action and indications for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2018.
  3. Summarize adverse effects and patient safety considerations for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2018.
  4. Compare new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2018 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 2018.
  2. Describe the mechanisms of action and indications for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2018.
  3. Summarize adverse effects and patient safety considerations for new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2018.
  4. Compare new therapeutic agents first marketed in 2018 with other available therapeutic options.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Daniel
Daniel Hussar, PhD
Dean Emeritus and Remington Professor Emeritus
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy--University of the Sciences
 
Learning Level: Level 1
Track: Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Monday, March 25
Time: 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room: 
Washington State Convention Center - Room 608-609
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-025-L01-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .2
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-19-025-L01-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .2
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based