Immunosuppressant Medications


February 9th, 2018 - February 9th, 2021
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points

Description

Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Immunosuppressant Medications.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 2/9/2021

Objectives

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS indications for immunosuppressive therapies; and DESCRIBE prophylaxis immunization, and pregnancy considerations for patients on Immunosuppressive therapy; UNDERSTAND the indications for individual immunosuppressants; and DESCRIBE the common adverse effects and monitoring parameters of the immunosuppressive medications.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common indications for immunosuppressant medications
  • Commonly used immunosuppressant medications
  • Food safety for patients taking immunosuppressant medications
  • Pneumocystis jiroveci clinical presentation
  • Indications for TNF inhibitors
  • Infection risk of TNF inhibitors
  • Management of immunosuppressants in the perioperative period
  • Travel safety when taking an immunosuppressant
  • Bone health and corticosteroids
  • Eye health and corticosteroids
  • Monitoring for methotrexate-induced hepatotoxicity
  • Thiopurine methylytransferase
  • Cyclophosphamide

Webcasts Files

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Speakers

  • Dr. Pamela Burcham, PharmD
    • Immunosuppressant Medications
  • Dr. Brian Keller, MD
    • Immunosuppressant Medications

Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.