Navigating Pharmacogenomics with the Rise of Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing

April 10, 2021

This activity aims to position the pharmacist as the champions of pharmacogenomics on an interprofessional healthcare team. Pharmacists will be provided publicly available resources pertaining to pharmacogenomics that can be utilized to better prepare them to be able to discuss pharmacogenomic results and subsequent medication optimization with other healthcare providers.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

Summarize Pharmacogenomics and it's place in pharmacy practice 
Examine current regulations in regards to Direct-To-Consumer genetic testing and pharmacogenomic results 
Analyze the clinical actionability of potential gene-drug interactions using publicly available pharmacogenomic resources 
Describe potential opportunities for further pharmacogenomics training
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
04/10/2021
Course expires: 
05/10/2021
Event starts: 
04/10/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
04/10/2021 - 9:30am

This activity aims to position the pharmacist as the champions of pharmacogenomics on an interprofessional healthcare team. Pharmacists will be provided publicly available resources pertaining to pharmacogenomics that can be utilized to better prepare them to be able to discuss pharmacogenomic results and subsequent medication optimization with other healthcare providers.

Zoom Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Katherine Riden, PharmD

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
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