viernes, 2 de diciembre de 2016

Upcoming Live CE Webinar- Drug Information Update

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The Division of Drug Information (DDI)- serving the public by providing information on human drug products and drug product regulation by FDA
DDI Webinars


FDA’s Division of Drug Information in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is presenting a series of continuing educationwebinars targeting the needs of all healthcare professionals and future clinicians
 DDI Webinar Series: Understanding Abuse Deterrent Opioids
Will be held on:
December 8, 2016
Time:  1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (EST) 
To register for the online meeting, please visit:
After registering, you will receive a calendar invitation with details on how to join the online meeting.
Activity Outline
Description: This series of educational webinars are designed to aid Healthcare Professionals, Pharmacy, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and Medical students to provide better patient care by knowing how to find relevant FDA regulatory information that will improve drug safety. This webinar will discuss the various properties of abuse-deterrent opioids, how the FDA evaluates and determines labeling for abuse-deterrent properties, and the real-world impact these formulations have on healthcare providers.
Series Objectives:
  • Explain how to utilize FDA’s drug information, medication safety resources, and regulatory guidance, to improve delivery of patient care and optimize outcomes.
  • Describe and inform health care providers of recent labeling changes which would impact prescribing and medication management to optimize patient care. 
Session Learning Objectives: After completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify and differentiate abuse-deterrent properties
  2. Describe the role of abuse-deterrent opioids in the epidemic
  3. List the types of studies involved in abuse-deterrent opioids 
  4. Summarize the impact of abuse-deterrent opioids may have on health care providers
Target Audience: This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians.
1:00-2:00 pm   “DDI Webinar Series: Understanding Abuse Deterrent Opioids”  presented by John Whyte MD, MPH
Continuing Education:The Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and physician assistants.    
The Food and Drug Administration – Center for Drug Evaluation and Research designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians and physician assistants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The FDA-Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education. (ACPE Universal Activity No. 0601-0000-16-119-L04-P and ACPE Universal Activity No. 0601-0000-16-120-L04-T).  This program meets the criteria for 1 contact hour(s) of pharmacy education and pharmacy technician education. 
This activity is a knowledge-based activityThese CE activities are primarily constructed to transmit knowledge (i.e., facts). The facts must be based on evidence as accepted in the literature by the health care professions.
FDA, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This 1 contact hour Education Activity is provided by FDA, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.  Each nurse should claim only the time that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Requirements for receiving CE Credit:Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians, and those claiming non-physician CME:  attendance is verified by Adobe Connect login or by a sign-in sheet, and completion of the final activity evaluation.  Final activity evaluations must be completed within two weeks after the activity.
Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technician participants:  partial credit cannot be awarded therefore you must attend the entire activity to receive CPE credit. No exceptions.  Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians will need their NABP e-profile ID number as well as their DOB in MMDD format in order to claim CE credit.
Statements of Credit:Physicians and Nurses Statements of Credit for CE will be issued 10 weeks after the last session of this activity.  Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians should log into the CPE monitor 10 weeks after the last session of the activity to obtain their CE credit. 
-        John Whyte, MD, MPH, Medical Director PASE, FDA/CDER/OCD/PASES-nothing to disclose
Planning Committee:
-        Kara Burke, PharmD, Consumer Safety Officer, FDA/CDER/OCOMM/DDI-nothing to disclose
-        Kimberly DeFronzo, RPh, MS, MBA, Consumer Safety Officer, FDA/CDER/OCOMM/DDI-nothing to disclose
-        Virginia Giroux, MSN, ARNP, CE Program Administrator, FDA/CDER/OEP/DLOD-nothing to disclose
-        Lesley Navin, RN, MSN, Consumer Safety Officer, FDA/CDER/OCOMM/DDI-nothing to disclose
-        Edward Weinstein, MD, Medical Officer, Office of New Drugs, Division of Anti-Infective Products-nothing to disclose
CE Consultation and Accreditation Team:
-        Justin Gorinson, CHES, ORISE Fellow, FDA/CDER/OEP/DLOD-nothing to disclose
-        Karen Zawalick, CE Consultation and Accreditation Team Leader, FDA/CDER/DLOD-nothing to disclose
Registration Fees and Refunds: Registration is complimentary therefore refunds are not applicable.
Requirements for Certificate of Completion (Non CE):Must attend 80% of the lectures (verified by a sign-in sheet).
Initial Release Date: December 8, 2016
Please direct your comments or questions via email to
FUTURE WEBINAR DATES:Please visit for future webinar dates and information.

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