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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study

    Credits

    2 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Monday, March 11, 2019

    Offline Date

    Monday, October 11, 2021

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Friday, March 11, 2022

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $8.00

    • Overview

      This program will provide a brief overview of new drug approvals for 2018 along with drug information resources that pharmacists can utilize to stay up-to-date.  Among the many approvals included in this overview are new medications approved for disease states and conditions such as migraine prevention, opioid withdrawal, influenza, and cannabidiol for severe forms of epilepsy. Additionally, it will discuss drugs for rare diseases and important counseling points for patients.

      Handouts

      • Homestudy PDF :   19058H01.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Identify drug information resources pharmacists can utilize to stay up-to-date with new drug approvals
      Identify drugs for rare diseases to include the first medication for smallpox treatment (TPOXX)
      Identify key counseling points for new drug approvals
      Recognize mechanism of action, dosing, drug interactions, and adverse drug reactions of new drug approvals

      Pharmacy Technician

      Recognize dosing, drug interactions, and adverse drug reactions of new drug approvals
      Identify drugs for rare diseases to include the first medication for smallpox treatment (TPOXX)
      Identify new medications approved in 2018

      Nurse

      Identify key counseling points for new drug approvals
      Identify drug information resources pharmacists can utilize to stay up-to-date with new drug approvals
      Identify drugs for rare diseases to include the first medication for smallpox treatment (TPOXX)
      Recognize mechanism of action, dosing, drug interactions, and adverse drug reactions of new drug approvals
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-651227

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-19-058-H01-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-19-058-H01-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-19-058-H01-N

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon 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.

      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.


    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
    Adobe Acrobat Reader


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

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).