Safe Practices in Oral Chemotherapy

1.5 Hours of CE for Pharmacists

After watching this program, pharmacists will be able to:

  1. Discuss the changing paradigm in cancer treatment (with regards to oral chemotherapy) and implications for community pharmacists
  2. Review general treatment approaches for the outpatient management of common oral chemotherapy toxicities
  3. Identify potentially significant drug-drug interactions with oral chemotherapy agents
  4. Describe common administration and dispensing challenges observed with oral chemotherapy agents

Instructions

To obtain CE credit for this program:

Continuing Education Video

https://youtube.com/watch?v=muY2sCyRmOk

 Learning Materials and Handouts

PDF of Presentation PowerPoint – 6 Slides Per Page

CE Quiz

Take Quiz

Fees

Free for VPhA members

To Access the CE

VPhA members: log into the VPhA website using your membership account information
If you need help logging in to the website, please contact the VPhA office at vpha@virginiapharmacists.org or 1-800-527-8742

Faculty Information:

  • Jessica J. Auten, PharmD, BCPS – At the time of the presentation, PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Resident, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

Continuing Education Information:

ACPE # 0278-0000-14-034-H01-P
1.5 Contact Hours (0.15 CEU) for Pharmacists
Knowledge Based
Program expiration date: 9/16/2017

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists

  1. Discuss the changing paradigm in cancer treatment (with regards to oral chemotherapy) and implications for community pharmacists
  2. Review general treatment approaches for the outpatient management of common oral chemotherapy toxicities
  3. Identify potentially significant drug-drug interactions with oral chemotherapy agents
  4. Describe common administration and dispensing challenges observed with oral chemotherapy agents

Program Sponsorship

No program sponsorship was received for this educational program.

Webinar equipment provided through a grant by the VPhA Research & Education Foundation

Speaker Disclosures

VPhA requires that speakers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of the educational activity.

The following disclosures were reported:

  • Jessica J. Auten, PharmD, BCPS – None

The Virginia Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.