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Speaker
Y. W. Francis Lam, Pharm.D., FCCP
Professor of Pharmacology
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Title:
An Overview of OTC Drugs: History, Concerns, Expectations, and Promise
Activity/Course #:
ACME112


Cost:
Free
Release/Start Date:
Feb 17 2016
Expiration Date:
Feb 16 2018
Topics:
Primary Care Medicine
Target Audience:
Primary Care Providers
Medium/Method:
Webcast
Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity:
1.0 Hour
Hardware/Software Requirements:
Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari browsers (Chrome not supported at this time)
Credit(s):
1.0 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)

Welcome to the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. webcast that was recorded at Dr. Walter M. Booker, Sr. Memorial Symposium: New Concepts in Cardiovascular Care: Research, Translation and Innovation conference in Orlando, FL. The topic of this webcast is An Overview of OTC Drugs: History, Concerns, Expectations, and Promise.

Learning Objective(s):
After completing this program participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the Origin of OTC drug category, brief history of past and current drug laws relevant to OTC drugs
  2. Discuss the Rx to OTC switch process, the push for self-care, the regulatory perspectives, decision-making and recommendation
  3. Explain issues for switch consideration safety, efficacy, use pattern label comprehension and actual use

How To Obtain Your CME Certificate

  1. Register for the course at http://naceonline.com/ABC-CME-Courses/index.php
  2. Complete and submit the post-test and evaluation.
  3. A minimum passing score of 80% must be earned on the post-test in order to complete the CME activity.
  4. Print your CME certificate.
Sponsored and Certified By
Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc.
Accreditation Designation Statement
The Association of Black Cardiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Association of Black Cardiologists designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty Disclosure Policy
The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) requires faculty, planners, managers, staff and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of CME activities to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by ABC for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. Faculty disclosures are provided below.

Y. W. Francis Lam, Pharm.D., FCCP, Speaker, has no relationships to disclose.

Cassandra McCullough, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Walter Wolyniec, MSc., Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Gregg Sherman, MD, Course Director, has no relationships to disclose.

Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D., Activity Planning Committee, has the following relationships to disclose: co-owner of Specialty Press, Inc. and Health Link Systems, Inc.

Michelle Frisch, MPH, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Alan Goodstat, LCSW, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Sheila Lucas, CWEP, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Cheryl C. Kay, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.
Commercial Support
This program is supported, in part, by educational grants from Amgen, Arbor Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Medtronic, Merck, and Pfizer.