Pulse: Immune checkpoint inhibitor use in transplant

May 8, 2024

New medications and new guidelines are constantly being released. Pharmacists need a mechanism to keep up with these new medications and guidelines.

There is no specific guideline of when and where to use immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) in transplant patients. This presentation will discuss recommendation of ICI use in transplant patients based on published studies.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

Define immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI)

Explain mechanism of action of ICI

Recognize risk of rejection after initiation of ICI

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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: 
05/08/2024
Course expires: 
06/08/2024
Event starts: 
05/08/2024 - 12:30pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/08/2024 - 1:30pm EDT

New medications and new guidelines are constantly being released. Pharmacists need a mechanism to keep up with these new medications and guidelines.

There is no specific guideline of when and where to use immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI) in transplant patients. This presentation will discuss recommendation of ICI use in transplant patients based on published studies.

UPMC Presbyterian
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Ahmadbahi Vahorasarfarj, 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.

 

Pharmacy (CPE)

This knowledge-based activity provides 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

 

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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