The increasing number of studies assessing the cardiovascular outcomes of new therapeutic agents for treating type 2 diabetes increases the need to pharmacists to gain familiarity with the data. This presentation will review the current recommendations for managing hyperglycemia in the context of analyzing the published cardiovascular outcomes trials (CVOTs) for diabetes. The speakers will also review the FDA guidelines on Guidance for Industry.
At the completion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe the CVOTs that are the basis for recommendations in the 2019 ADA Standards of Care.
- Interpret the CVOT data to best apply to patients with ASCVD.
- Discuss possible rationale for CVOT with neutral results.
- Apply findings from CVOT to a patient case.
Activity type: Application-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Learning Level: 2
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following archived webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-19-135-H01-P.
To obtain credit for completing Revealing the Who and What Behind the Cardiovascular Outcome Trials (CVOTs): How to Best Apply the Data to your Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (Home Study), complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation questions, and then CLAIM credit. Participants need to have a valid pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.
Initial release date: February 20, 2019
Expiration date: February 20, 2019
Revealing the Who and What Behind the Cardiovascular Outcome Trials (CVOTs): How to Best Apply the Data to your Patients with Type 2 Diabetes (Home Study) is an archived, online educational activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association.
Sneha Srivastava, PharmD, BCACP, CDE, Heather P. Whitley, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, visit the APhA website at www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures.
Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, BA, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, Director of Content Development & Partnership at the American Pharmacists Association.
There is no fee associated with this member only activity.
The archived webinar (home-study version) will be available to APhA members ONLY, as a free member benefit.*
Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity. Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements.