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Solid Organ Transplant

To Participate

To participate in this continuing education activity:

  1. Review the activity description and objectives.
  2. View the activity.
  3. Complete the online post-test and activity evaluation.

This activity is available for free to members of NASP. Visit the top section of www.ProCE.com/CSPE for details.


 

A product of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy's (NASP) Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education(CSPE). View more NASP/CSPE Activities
 

Activity Description

This module is for pharmacy technicians who are interested in exploring and expanding their knowledge of solid organ transplant patient management. Technicians will learn about the presentation, risk factors and contraindications to transplantation. Once a patient receives a transplant, patients are started on maintenance immunosuppressants, which will be discussed including formulations, storage, and REMS programs. An overview of complications including post-transplant infections and medications used to prevent infection will be discussed. Transplant medication insurance coverage and financial assistance will be reviewed since specialty pharmacies perform important services for patients regarding medication insurance coverage, access, and adherence to post-transplant medications.

Learning Objectives

The target audience for this activity includes pharmacy technicians. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the presentation, risk factors, and contraindications to transplant.
  • Describe the goals of transplant.
  • Explain the current post-transplant medication treatment options.
  • Review the important workflow process to consider when dispensing medications post-transplant.

Faculty

Claire Reuter Ozoral, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Ochsner Specialty Pharmacy
Ochsner Health

Cesar Sanchez Verdin, CPhT, MHC
Pharmacy Tech III, Solid Organ Transplant
UC Davis Health

Disclosure

It is the policy of ProCE, LLC to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its continuing education activities. Faculty must disclose to participants the existence of any significant financial interest or any other relationship with the manufacturer of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation. Claire R. Ozoral and Cesar Sanchez Verdin do not have any relevant commercial and/or financial relationships to disclose.

CE Accreditation

Release Date: November 26, 2021
Expiration Date: November 26, 2024

Pharmacy Technicians

This CE activity is jointly provided by ProCE, LLC and the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-21-234-H01-T has been assigned to this knowledge-based, home-study activity. This CE activity is approved for 0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers. Completion of an evaluation and post-test with a score of 70% or higher is required to receive CE credit. Proof of completion will be posted in NABP CPE Monitor profiles. No partial credit will be given.

Funding

No external support has been received for this activity.

 

The material presented in this CE activity does not reflect the views of ProCE, LLC or the commercial sponsor. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.