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A Breath of Fresh Air in CF Care: Updates in Treatment and Role of Pharmacy in CF Care Centers

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$30 for Members
$35 for Members (CE and BCPPS)
$50 for Non-Members
$60 for Member Group Pricing (CE Only)
$75 for Non-Member Group Pricing (CE Only)
$60 for Non-Members (CE and BCPPS)

60 minutes
Date Published

September 30, 2020

Publisher

Pediatric Pharmacy Association

Subjects

CF Care

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Summary

This education session will focus on updates related to pharmacologic therapy and pharmacy practice in management of CF, including age specific recommendations for chronic management. With increased availability of CF transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulators to patients with CF, it is important for pharmacists to have a thorough understanding of indication, dosing (including adjustments for drug interactions), administration, and monitoring for this class of medications. The session will also discuss the possible implication of highly effective CFTR modulator therapy on other CF chronic medications and adherence. The role of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians as part of the CF care team will also be highlighted with pearls on starting and evaluating new pharmacy services in this setting.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the role of pharmacologic therapy in the chronic management of cystic fibrosis (CF) across the age spectrum
2. Define the role of new and emerging CF transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulators in the management of CF and future considerations of impact of highly effective CFTR modulators on other chronic therapy use and adherence
3. Outline processes towards the development and implementation of pharmacist and pharmacy technician practices as part of accredited CF care centers

Accreditation:
ACPE logo PPAG has accredited this knowledge-based webinar for 1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists. UAN #:0180-0000-20-008-H01-P.

The Pediatric Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive credit, participants must register for the program, attend the program, and fill out a post-program survey. Webinar programs are 100% supported through program registration fees and PPA membership dues, and is not supported by Industry.

Group Pricing for CE only:
Groups will need to email Lauren Henretty at lhenretty@pediatricpharmacy.org their attendance list with each participants name, email, NABP# and DOB in order to receive credit.

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Presenters

Dr. Hanna Phan, PharmD, FCCP, FPPA

Dr. Hanna Phan is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy and the Assistant Department Head for the Department of Pharmacy... Read More

Catherine Hobart, PharmD

Catherine Hobart completed her Doctorate of Pharmacy at Duquesne University. To pursue her passion for pediatric pharmacy,... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

A Breath of Fresh Air in CF Care - Video
A Breath of Fresh Air in CF Care - Slide Handout
Clinical Care Schedule - Paper
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Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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How to Attend

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Technical Requirements
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