Radiopharmaceutical Safety: Important Updates for Protecting Your Patients

Description

Get the latest updates on radiopharmaceutical safety in two areas. First, learn the best practices for nursing mothers based on a recent NRC guidance document covering radiopharmaceuticals excreted in breast milk. Second, increase your understanding of how you can help keep drugs safe with pharmacovigilance—the detection, assessment, understanding, and prevention of adverse effects and other drug-related problems. 

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the roles pharmacists, manufacturers, and the FDA have to keep drugs safe.
  2. Explain the biodistribution of radiopharmaceuticals in lactating mothers.
  3. Review the latest safety regulations pertaining to the resumption of breast feeding after a nuclear medicine procedure.
 
 
 
Speakers:
GT
GT Dolan,
Pharmacy Manager
OUHSC Nuclear Pharmacy
 
Fred
Fred Gattas, PharmD, BCNP
Sr. Manager, Pharmacovigilance for North America
Curium
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Nuclear Pharmacy
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Sunday, March 22
Time: 
4:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Room: 
Gaylord National Resort - Chesapeake A-C
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.3
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based