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Drug Information PRN Focus Session -- Scholarship and Formulary Management Pearls for Your Practice and Research

Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST at 3rd Floor: Rendezvous Trianon

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-19-189-L04-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

  • Rena A. Gosser, Pharm.D., BCPSModerator: Rena A. Gosser, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Medication Optimization Pharmacist, University of Washington Medicine, Seattle, WA

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Scholarship in Action: Strategies to Enhance Visibility, Impact, and Citations
4:00 PM

  • Jamie N. Brown, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACPSpeaker: Jamie N. Brown, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
    PGY2 Drug Information Residency Program Director & Drug Information/Investigational Drug Service Manager, Durham VA Health Care System, Durham, North Carolina
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Learning Objectives
1. Describe methods for developing a manuscript that lead to improved visibility once the manuscript is published.
2. Identify strategies to promote a professional publication and measure its impact through scholarship metrics.
3. Assess resources available to maximize author visibility and impact.
Biosimilars: Lucrative or Not?
4:30 PM


Learning Objectives
1. Describe the missed opportunities associated with the low uptake of biosimilars.
2. Identify challenges that inhibit the adoption of biosimilars.
Successful Strategies for Merging Multiple Formularies
5:00 PM


Learning Objectives
1. Define the term formulary merger, types of formularies and pros and cons of merging formularies.
2. Describe the process and discuss the different steps of formulary merger with roadblocks/potential solutions.
3. List the different strategies of formulary merger and discuss their values/merits.
4. Identify/Describe the different tools, resources and personnel required for the process from initiation to completion with approximate time frame.