UPMC System Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee Quarterly Meeting

July 29, 2019

Learners will be presented with written detailed content, and live-presentations of clinical and economic information related to newly approved medications, and participate in the discussion of determination of formulary status of these medications at UPMC. Medication dosing information, clinical trials, safety profiles, and hospital acquisition costs will be discussed at the meeting. Implications and requirements of professional organization and accrediting bodies (e.g. The Joint Commission, Food and Drug Administration) will also be overviewed as they pertain to drug policy decisions made at the meeting.

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Student Pharmacists

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.75 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: 
07/29/2019
Course expires: 
08/30/2019
Event starts: 
07/29/2019 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
07/29/2019 - 9:28am

Learners will be presented with written detailed content, and live-presentations of clinical and economic information related to newly approved medications, and participate in the discussion of determination of formulary status of these medications at UPMC. Medication dosing information, clinical trials, safety profiles, and hospital acquisition costs will be discussed at the meeting. Implications and requirements of professional organization and accrediting bodies (e.g. The Joint Commission, Food and Drug Administration) will also be overviewed as they pertain to drug policy decisions made at the meeting.

Biomedical Science Tower, BST S100
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Mark Schmidhofer, MD

Medical Director

UPMC Presbyterian

Associate Professor of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh Medical School

 

Greg Wilson, PharmD, BCPS

Director, Clinical Pharmacy Strategy

Pharmacy Service Center

UPMC Corporate Services

 

Alyssa Lopus, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pharmacy Service Center

UPMC Corporate Services

 

Colleen Culley, BS Pharm, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

 

Stacey Miske, PharmD

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Pharmacy Service Line

UPMC Corporate Services

James Coons, PharmD, BCPS (AQ-CV)

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiology

UPMC Presbyterian/ Shadyside

 

Andrew Bever, PharmD

Pharmacy Resident, Post-Graduate Year 1

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Mercy Campus

 

Melanie Yabs, PharmD, M.S.

PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital

ACPE Accreditation Statement     

imageThe University of Pittsburgh Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

The assigned universal program number(s) is:  0481-0000-19-121-L04-P

Available Credit

  • 1.75 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.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/29/2019
Course expires: 
08/30/2019
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Registration is complimentary and pre-registration is not required.