New Veterinary Medication Therapies for Dogs and Cats
Published by American College of Veterinary Pharmacists and Washington State Pharmacy Association
This webinar session will introduce the practicing pharmacist and pharmacy technician to new drug entities approved for dogs and cats in the United States. Familiarity with new and emerging therapies is essential for the practicing veterinary pharmacist and pharmacy technician in order to assist veterinarians and pet owners during crucial drug therapy discussions.
1. Identify five new drug entities approved for dogs and cats in the United States.
2. Describe the place in therapy of these new drug therapies relative to alternatives.
3. Explain the mechanism of action of the new drug therapies described.
This is a knowledge-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians.
The American College of Apothecaries (ACA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACA has accredited this program for 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and technicians. ACPE UAN: 0201-9999-16-079-L01-P and 0201-9999-16-079-L01-T.
Presenter: Dr. Margo Karriker, RPh, PharmD, FSVHP, DICVP
If you are interested in earning credit for this program, please note that you will be asked to enter your NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth during the credit selection step of the registration process. If you have not yet registered your NABP e-Profile ID, please visit www.nabp.net.
Dr. Karriker is unique as a pharmacist in serving only veterinary patients. She completed a doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2003 and completed a two year residency in Clinical Veterinary pharmacy at the University of California, Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in 2005. She received her board certification from the International College of Veterinary Pharmacy in 2012.