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Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Pharmacy CE
ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Pharmacotherapy 2022: New Drugs for Primary Care Webcast – 1 CE

Activity Overview

The FDA approved 50 new pharmaceutical agents in 2021 with 54% of them being first in class. This means that over half of new agents entering the market are unfamiliar to healthcare professionals who need to be educated on how they align with current management guidelines as well as the mechanism of action, dosing, side effects, clinical efficacy, and costs.

This presentation will review the pharmaceutical agents associated with Ambulatory Care practice models, which account for the majority of those approved in 2021. The discussion will be organized by organ systems allowing the audience to apply this new knowledge to existing management guidelines, such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes. Each pharmaceutical agent presented will include class designation, mechanism of action, dosing, clinical efficacy/place in therapy, side effects, and cost information. At the conclusion of the presentation, there will also be practice recommendations as well as a discussion of how to stay current with practice standards in this fast-paced healthcare environment.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify the new pharmaceutical agents available for clinical practice.
  2. Outline the use of new pharmaceutical agents in clinical practice
  3. Explain the benefits, risks, and alternatives of new pharmaceutical agents.

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Accreditation Statement

ACPEAchieveCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. AchieveCE is also accredited by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider no. 50-20641). This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-978944.


AchieveCE is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2025. Provider ID# 386503.

AchieveCE is also an accredited provider (Provider #50-20641) by the Florida Board Of Clinical Social Work, Marriage And Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling.
AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268. AchieveCE is an approved provider from July 14, 2022 to January 14, 2023.

Faculty Information

Dr. Tim Brown is the Director of Interprofessional Education for the University of Georgia’s College of Pharmacy and Professor in Pharmacology and Toxicology for Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and UGA Partnership. He received his doctorate from Campbell University School of Pharmacy and completed residency training at the Medical College of Virginia. In 2018, Brown was named the Ohio Health-System Pharmacist of the Year and received the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Graduate Medical Education Leader of the year award.

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support. Tim R. Brown, PharmD, BCACP, FASHP, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Jaimini Patel, RPh and Pete Kreckel, RPh, planners for this educational event, also have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Home Study Webcast



1.00 Contact Hour


Drug Therapy

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician
Registered Nurses
Licensed Practical Nurses
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapy Assistants
Respiratory Therapists
Medical Physicists
Physical Therapists
Physical Therapy Assistants

Activity Type


Universal Activity Number

Pharmacist: 0657-0000-22-104-H01-P

Pharmacy Technician:

Activity Release Date

January 13, 2023

Activity Expiration Date

January 13, 2026



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Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CPE Monitor and/or CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

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Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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