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CE Webinar: Clinically Significant Drug Interactions: When Not to Roll the Dice
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CE Webinar: Clinically Significant Drug Interactions: When Not to Roll the Dice

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When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
5:30 to 6:30 PM
Where: Webinar
Access instructions provided upon registration
Presenter: Melissa Ranieri, PharmD
Contact: Sara Powers
(717) 234-6151 x. 2

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Title: Clinically Significant Drug Interactions: When Not to Roll the Dice


This is a series of real-life, de-identified patient cases, which highlight clinically relevant and significant drug-drug interactions.  A variety of topics are covered, including 1) pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic interactions leading to QT prolongation, 2) important interactions with the novel oral anticoagulants, 3) adverse effects results from xanthine oxidase inhibition, 4) pharmacodynamic interactions leading to life-threatening hyperkalemia and 5) statin-induced rhabdomyolysis involving a novel mechanism with drug transport proteins in the liver.  The focus throughout the presentation is on identifying the most significant drug interactions, predicting their clinical effects and identifying practical management strategies to optimize patient safety.


Melissa Ranieri, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Temple University School of Pharmacy


Target Audience: All Pharmacists

CE Credit: 1.0 Contact Hour (0.10 CEU)

Program Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Differentiate between a pharmacokinetic and a pharmacodynamic drug-drug interaction.
2. Given a patient case, identify any clinically significant drug-drug interactions.
3. Stratify the severity and potential outcomes of a drug-drug interaction based on a patient scenario.
4. Develop a plan to manage a drug-drug interaction, including safe therapeutic alternatives and monitoring.
Schedule: 5:25 to 5:30 PM - Attendees log in
5:30 to 6:30 PM - CE Program
Activity Type: Application-based
Cost: PPA Members - Free
Non-Members - $20
UAN: 0159-0000-15-049-L05-P
Requirements to receive credit: Participants must attend the entire program and complete an online evaluation survey within one week.  PPA must have your CPE Monitor ID and birthday on file to issue credit. Individuals who received CE credit for this program at PPA's 2015 Annual Conference may not receive credit a second time.


To Register:

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Software Requirements:
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
Mac®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer
Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone®*, iPad®*, Android™ phone or Android tablet
*iPad® and iPhone® users may not have access to all interactive capabilities but may still attend the webinar. 

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