Precision Medicine: Your Guide to Incorporating Precision Medicine into Your Pharmacy Practice Setting

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Pharmacogenomic testing has grown substantially over the past 30 years. With the growth of pharmacogenomic testing, so has the idea of precision medicine. Precision medicine has demonstrated many benefits to patients and medical providers in a multitude of medications and associated disease states. This program is developed to demonstrate how precision medicine can optimize pharmacy patient care services. In this webinar, an expert in the field will discuss how a patient’s gene makeup can impact drug metabolism. Additionally, how can a pharmacist incorporate the finding from pharmacogenomic testing in their patient care services. 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 

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

  1. Define pharmacogenomics testing and precision medicine.
  2. Identify the common metabolic pathways that are influenced by pharmacogenomics and the medications affected.
  3. Identify the benefits of implementing pharmacogenomic testing in your practice setting.
  4. Identify the challenges with implementation of pharmacogenomics in pharmacies.
Activity type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists 

Learning Level: 2

Accreditation Information

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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 0202-0000-20-122-H04-P. 

To obtain credit for completing Precision Medicine: Your Guide to Incorporating Precision Medicine into Your Pharmacy Practice Setting,  participants will need to watch the archived webinar, 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: April 22, 2020

Expiration date: April 22, 2023 

Development

Precision Medicine: Your Guide to Incorporating Precision Medicine into Your Pharmacy Practice Setting (Home Study) is an activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association.

Disclosures

Amina Abubakar, PharmD 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. 

Fee*

There is no fee associated with this activity for APhA members. 

The archived webinar (home-study version) is available to APhA members ONLY, as a free member benefit.  Thirty days after release, nonmembers can purchase the archived webinar at a cost of $129.*

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-20-122-H04-P 0.1 CEUs April 22, 2020 - April 22, 2023