Rapid Deployment: 6/18/2019 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Price is NOT Right: The Physician Role in Rising Insulin Costs & When Observational Studies Give You Heartburn: Appraising the Evidence Behind PPIs and Related Adverse Effects

Target Audience

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Delineate the Hill criteria as a tool to establish causation.
  • Appraise the literature regarding adverse effects of PPIs.
  • Discuss a rational approach to PPI prescribing and deprescribing
  • Explain the complex re-imbursement process and the flow of pricing between pharmacy benefit managers, drug companies, wholesalers, and pharmacies which contribute to increased drug prices.
  • Explain the safety and efficacy of utilizing human insulins when addressing cost barriers and show how to safely make that transition.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/08/2019
Course expires: 
08/08/2022
ISER
United States
Neeti Patel, MD — PGY 3 Internal Medicine Resident
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
 
Phillip Hamilton, MD — PGY 3 Internal Medicine Resident
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
 

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded () continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/08/2019
Course expires: 
08/08/2022
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