Drug Shortages: Navigating the Challenge

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 9:45-10:45 am
 
UAN: 0107-9999-20-032-L03-P | 0107-9999-20-032-L03-T
0.1 CEU/1 hr
 
Drug shortages pose a significant challenge for healthcare providers affecting pharmacy practice settings of all types and adversely affecting patient care. How did we get here and what solutions seem most promising to fix the problem? Attend this course to identify strategies for navigating this difficult problem.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:
 
1. Describe recent trends in the causes of drug shortages. 
2. Discuss federal regulations related to manufacturing and how recent quality trends relate to drug shortages.
3. Evaluate potential solutions to the drug shortage problem.

Erin Fox
Erin Fox, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP

Senior Director, Drug Information and Support Services
University of Utah Health
Salt Lake City, UT