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Risks Associated with Testosterone Replacement Therapy: A Safety Review
Continuing Education Credits for Healthcare Professionals
Credits
1.25 Contact Hours

Event Type
Home Study Webcast

Release Date
Thursday, December 16, 2010

Expiration Date
Friday, February 1, 2013

ACPE Expiration Date
Sunday, October 20, 2013

Target Audience
Nurse, Pharmacist

Program Cost
$2.00 - Free For Members



Program Overview
This program is designed to assist pharmacists, nurses, and nurse practitioners to better understand the potential risks associated with testosterone replacement therapy. Health care professionals will be updated on available testosterone treatment therapies. The program includes information on pharmacologic treatments, drug interactions, patient counseling, and safety risks.

Nurse Educational Objectives
  • Identify the prevalence, epidemiology and pathophysiology of testosterone deficiency
  • Interpret the signs and symptoms related to low testosterone and hypogonadism
  • Outline pharmacologic therapies available for testosterone deficient patients based upon patient variables comorbidities
  • Review recent findings on safety related issues regarding testosterone replacement therapy
Pharmacist Educational Objectives
  • Identify the prevalence, epidemiology and pathophysiology of testosterone deficiency
  • Interpret the signs and symptoms related to low testosterone and hypogonadism
  • Outline pharmacologic therapies available for testosterone deficient patients based upon patient variables comorbidities
  • Review recent findings on safety related issues regarding testosterone replacement therapy

Activity Type
Knowledge

Accreditation
Nurse N-625
Pharmacist 0798-0000-10-055-H01-P
PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation. Attendees may immediately print their Statement of Credit or leave them stored on this website.
PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.
Faculty
Kenneth Orbeck , DO
BodyLogicMD
Click Here For Curriculum Vitae


Financial Support By
Abbott

Program Documents
Homestudy PDF: Risks Associated with Testosterone Replacement Therapy: A Safety Review Handout