Clinical Application of Pharmacogenomics in Education and Training

Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Pharmacists interested in precision medicine.
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-17-315-H04-P
  • Contact Hours: 1.75
  • Program Fees: $15.00
  • Dates Available: 01/01/2018 to 01/01/2021
  • Activity Type: Knowledge


This activity will summarize education and training in pharmacogenomics.


Taking a Novel Approach: Update on Innovations in Pharmacogenetics Education

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

  •  Define the need for patient-centered teaching approaches in pharmacogenetics.
  • Summarize recent innovations in pharmacogenetics teaching and learning strategies.
  • Identify examples of novel teaching methods and resources for patient-centered teaching in clinical pharmacogenetics

Educating Patients and Providers in Clinical Pharmacogenetics: Efficient and Effective Strategies

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

  • Summarize needs and strategies for patient and provider education in pharmacogenetics.
  • Identify legal, ethical, and other factors that influence the scope and process of patient education for pharmacogenetic testing.
  • Identify barriers to adoption of precision medicine and educational approaches to address these barriers.
  • Discuss resources for patient and provider education in pharmacogenetics.

Disclosure Statement

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

Susanne Haga, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Duke Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine

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

Schedule of Activities and Requirements for Successful Course Completion

Review all course materials, view recorded lectures, receive a 70% or higher on final exam and complete course evaluation.

Credit Reporting

  • 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 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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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.

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