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What's New in Pain and Palliative Care Medications

Event Type

Live Online

Date

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Time

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM ET

Location

PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$30.00

  • Overview

    Pharmacists and technicians must remain current on new pain drugs approved and introduced to the market, as well as medication alerts issued by the FDA. This is necessary to assure positive patient outcomes, minimizing the risk of adverse effects or therapeutic failure.

    Rating


    Handouts

    Slide Document:   whatnew_ho_cp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc.
  • Nurse

    List new medications used to treat pain and non-pain symptoms approved by the FDA in 2014. For each drug the participant will be able to describe approved indications, common adverse effects and drug interactions.
    For each new pain/palliative care medication approved in 2014, describe the burden-to-benefit ratio and the role of the medication in caring for patients with pain or advanced illness.
    Analyze important drug alerts issued by the FDA (Public Health Advisories) and their relevance to drug therapies commonly used in hospice and palliative care patients.


    Pharmacist

    List new medications used to treat pain and non-pain symptoms approved by the FDA in 2014. For each drug the participant will be able to describe approved indications, common adverse effects and drug interactions.
    For each new pain/palliative care medication approved in 2014, describe the burden-to-benefit ratio and the role of the medication in caring for patients with pain or advanced illness.
    Analyze important drug alerts issued by the FDA (Public Health Advisories) and their relevance to drug therapies commonly used in hospice and palliative care patients.


    Pharmacy Technician

    List new medications used to treat pain and non-pain symptoms approved by the FDA in 2014
    List important drug alerts issued by the FDA for these drugs

  • Repeat Presentation

    This is a first run presentation.

    Future Airings

    None

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-15-043-L01-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-15-043-L01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-15-043-L01-T

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HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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