Biosimilar medications are one way to reduce the rising cost of healthcare, particularly in the area of oncology. This course provides a description of biosimilar medications and how they are approved by the FDA, as well as important information that will help you, as a pharmacy technician, collaborate with pharmacists to provide these medications to patients.
Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacy technicians should be able to:
1. Define key terminology related to biosimilar products.
2. Explain the FDA’s process for developing, reviewing, and approving biosimilars.
3. Recognize the impact of biosimilars on patients, payers, providers, and pharmacies in hematology/oncology practice.
4. Collaborate with a pharmacist to develop a process to be more involved in substituting biosimilars.
Kelly Brunk, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Oncology Pharmacist
The University of Kansas Health System
Kelly Brunk has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: October 4, 2022
Planned Expiration Date: October 4, 2025
Copyright 2022, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.
CEImpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Obtain CPE credit by completing the course, followed by the exam and evaluation (if applicable). Once successfully completed, your course will appear in your Completed Courses tab. Access your CPE statement of credit at www.MyCPEMonitor.net.
¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.
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