Pharmacogenomics Implementation, Testing, and Reimbursement


Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Pharmacists interested in pharmacogenomics
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-20-031-H04-P
  • Contact Hours: 4
  • Program Fees: $60.00
  • Dates Available: 05/06/2020 – 05/06/2023
  • Activity Type: Knowledge

Summary

Learn from leading experts in the field of pharmacogenomics. This program focuses on equipping pharmacists with knowledge related to pharmacogenomics implementation, testing, and reimbursement. Specifically, content will discuss pharmacogenomic testing at a large research hospital and overcoming barriers to testing reimbursement. Insight from an FDA expert will also discuss how FDA regulation of Pharmacogenetic tests will impact precision medicine. Content is based on the Precision Medicine Conference hosted February 2020.

This course is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for 4 consultant recertification hours.


Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the current state of knowledge and emerging trends in precision medicine across a broad range of therapeutic areas including pharmacogenomics, preventive disease risk assessment, universal genomic screening, newborn screening, precision oncology, and the use of microbial genomics in infection control.
  • Demonstrate the regulatory oversight and need for application of evidence-based medicine principles in precision medicine and clinical pharmacogenomics.
  • Describe challenges and solutions for the application of precision medicine in patient care. 
  • Compare and contrast approaches to implementing precision medicine in a variety of clinical settings.

Disclosure Statement

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members 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.

  • Jordan Baye Ph.D., Pharm.D., MA
  • Peter O’Donnell, M.D.
  • James Hoffman, Pharm.D., M.S.
  • Kathy Tzeng, Ph.D.

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed the following:

  • Julie Johnson, Pharm.D has disclosed that she has received grant/ research support from NIH IGNITE network grant and serves as a consultant for United Health group.
  • Jeanette McCarthy, MPH, Ph.D. has disclosed she has received educational workshop sponsorship from PGx companies Admera and OneOme.

Schedule of Activities and Requirements for Successful Course Completion

Review the course material, receive a 70% or higher on the post-test, and submit a course evaluation.


Additional Resources

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