- Intended Audience: Pharmacists who provide end-of-life patient care or pharmacists who are interested in end-of-life patient care.
- Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-18-077-H01-P
- Contact Hours: 1.0
- Program Fees: $10.00
- Dates Available: 10/26/2018 to 10/26/2021
- Activity Type: Knowledge
This course is an educational resource designed for pharmacists providing end-of-life patient care. This course will describe common end-of-life symptoms and describe pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies used to treat respective end-of-life symptoms. Participants will be able to discuss the concept of de-prescribing medications in actively dying patients and identify the role of clinical pharmacist interventions in palliative care.
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- List common end-of-life symptoms in actively dying patients
- Describe pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies used to treat respective end-of-life symptoms
- Discuss the concept of de-prescribing medications in actively dying patients
- Classify the role of clinical pharmacist interventions in palliative care
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.
Ravi Bacchus, PharmD
Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Indan River Medical Center
Vero Beach, FL
Jennifer Maureen Vazquez Perez
PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident
St. Joseph’s Hospital
Priti Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor
College of Pharmacy, University of Florida
Schedule of Activities and Requirements for Successful Course Completion
View a recorded lecture, receive 70% or higher on the post-test, and submit a 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.
- All pharmacists and pharmacy technicians maintain their own license and/or certification and it is their responsibility to follow up with the Office of Continuing Education at the University of Florida if any CE credit discrepancies are found.
- It is at the University’s discretion to award or deny credit to a late claiming participant (i.e. after 60 days of the participant engaging in a CPE activity) as it is the University’s CE activity and the provider needs to ensure the requirements necessary for credit are successfully completed.
- The University may request access to CPE Monitor® if the activity in question occurred within the previous 6 months and with an appropriate reason for access, i.e. power outage, etc.
Program Financial Support
This course received no financial program support.
Computer and Internet access are required to complete this course. Course content is provided via Canvas.
This course in its entirety is copyrighted by the University of Florida Continuing Pharmacy Education and may not be duplicated or reproduced for any other purpose without specific written permission.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.