Clinical Implementations of Pharmacogenomics


Please note we are unable to grant Continuing Pharmacy Education credit to students who attended the live Precision Medicine Conference 2017

Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Pharmacists
  • UAN: 0012-0000-17-317-H04-P
  • CE Hours: 2.5 General
  • Price: $75.00
  • Dates Available: 01/01/2018-01/01/2021
  • Activity Type: Knowledge


This course will summarize how to develop a clinical pharmacogenetic service, test and reimburse for pharmacogenetic results, and design electronic and written documentation.



Laboratory Testing in Clinical Pharmacogenetics: How to Choose a Commercial Laboratory

  • Compare and contrast approaches to clinical laboratory testing in pharmacogenomics.
  • Explain practice-based differences between panel-based testing as compared with testing individual genes for pharmacogenetic recommendations.
  • List criteria for evaluating commercial pharmacogenetic testing laboratories.
  • Identify essential information needed when interpreting commercial laboratory reports in pharmacogenetics.

Advancing Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenetics: Progress, Needs, and Opportunities

  • Summarize current national landscape and trends for clinical pharmacogenetics implementation in various practice settings.
  • Compare approaches to genetic testing and patient care that may be used in clinical implementation.
  • List steps for developing a new clinical pharmacogenetics patient care service.
  • Identify factors that influence the successful development of clinical pharmacogenetics services.

Clinical Laboratory Testing and Reimbursement in Pharmacogenetics

  • Describe laboratory testing and reimbursement models for pharmacogenetic testing.
  • Compare and contrast various strategies and methods for pharmacogenetic testing and reimbursement in clinical practice.
  • Summarize reimbursement challenges in precision medicine and strategies for overcoming these challenges.
  • Determine appropriate use of CPT coding for pharmacogenetic testing.

Electronic and Written Documentation in Clinical Pharmacogenetics: How, When, and Why?

  • Discuss the role of electronic health record in implementing clinical pharmacogenetics.
  • Summarize current initatives to improve integration of genomic data into electronic health record.
  • Identify barriers to implementing changes to the electronic health record in pharmacogenetics implementation and strategies to overcome these barriers in practice.

Speakers, Acknowledgements, and Disclosures

The following speakers have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Mark Dunnenberger, Pharm.D.
Director of Pharmacogenomics, Center for Molecular Medicine
NorthShore University Health System

Kristin Weitzel, Pharm.D., CDE, FAPhA
Associate Director, UF Health Personalized Medicine Program
Director, Continuing Pharmacy Education
Editor-in-Chief, Pharmacy Today
Clinical Professor, Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research
University of Florida

Megan Arwood, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research
University of Florida

Victoria Pratt Ph.D., FACM
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Pharmacogenomics and Molecular Genetics Laboratories
Indiana University

James Hoffman, Pharm.D.
Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty
Chief Patient Safety Officer
Director, Medication-Use Safety Residency Program
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


Schedule of Activities

Review all course materials and pass post-test with 70% or more.

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

View recorded lectures, receive a 70% or higher on final exam and complete course evaluation.

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy will report CPE credit to CPE Monitor and CE Broker when applicable. If you would like a paper statement of credit, you may print it from your NABP e-profile.

Program Financial Support

This course received no outside funding support.

Computer Requirements

Computer and Internet access are required to complete this course. Course content is provided via Canvas.

The minimum hardware, software, and Internet requirements for Canvas can be found here.


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