Patient Safety: Safe Practices in Oral Anticancer Medications: Implications for Community Practice

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In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Lisa Holle, PharmD, BCOP, FHOPA discusses safe practices when working with oral anticancer medications in the community pharmacy.

Target Audience

Community Pharmacists who are interested in or involved in the handling of oral anticancer medications.

This activity is not accredited for technicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to:

  1. Describe common dispensing and administration challenges with oral anticancer medications
  2. Identify potentially significant drug-drug interactions with oral anticancer medications
  3. Describe proper handling and disposal of oral anticancer medications

Activity Faculty

Lisa M. Holle, Pharm.D., BCOP, FHOPA
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine
UConn School of Medicine, Farmington, CT

Faculty Disclosure

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Criteria for Quality and Interpretive Guidelines, The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy requires that faculty disclose any relationship that the faculty may have with commercial entities whose products or services may be mentioned in the activity.

Lisa Holle, PharmD, BCOP, FHOPA has no actual or potential conflicts of interest associated with this presentation.

Program Fees

Click on the registration link to register for this activity.  The cost is $15.00.

This activity has no funding.

ACPE logoThe University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  1 contact hour (0.1 CEU) will be awarded to pharmacists who submit the assessment successfully with a passing grade of 70% and complete the evaluation. (ACPE #0009-0000-16-074-H05-P).  Credits will  be electronically transmitted to CPE Monitor within 72 hours of completing the activity.

Initial release date:  December 16, 2016
Planned expiration date:  December 16, 2019

The material presented here does not necessarily reflect the views of The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy or its co-sponsor affiliates. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.