Transplant Pharmacotherapy: To Immunology and Beyond!

December 16, 2021

This activity will help provide all pharmacists with a strong baseline knowledge of transplant pharmacotherapy principles as well as clinical pearls and considerations when caring for transplant patients. This activity will allow pharmacists to effectively assess transplant medications and review medication regimens for transplant patients to improve patient outcomes and safety, and minimize adverse effects.

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

Objective #1: Discuss basic concepts of transplant immunology and immunologic risk factors

Objective #2: Describe the mechanisms, pharmacokinetics and adverse events of transplant immunosuppression medications

Objective #3: Identify common opportunistic infections and prophylaxis medications used after transplant

Objective #4: Recognize opportunities to optimize medication management in the pre, peri and post-operative transplant phases of care

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: 
12/16/2021
Course expires: 
01/16/2022
Event starts: 
12/16/2021 - 4:45pm
Event ends: 
12/16/2021 - 6:00pm

This activity will help provide all pharmacists with a strong baseline knowledge of transplant pharmacotherapy principles as well as clinical pearls and considerations when caring for transplant patients. This activity will allow pharmacists to effectively assess transplant medications and review medication regimens for transplant patients to improve patient outcomes and safety, and minimize adverse effects.

UPMC Pinnacle
Harrisburg, PA
United States

Julie Mandel, 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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