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2021 New Drug Update


Activity Description

This program consists of 1 video and downloadable resources in PDF format.  To begin, take the ungraded pre-test in the module below.  Review the video and handout(s), then complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. CPE credit will automatically upload to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the pharmacology, adverse effects, drug interactions, therapeutic uses and dosing of selected prescription drugs recently marketed.
  • Examine the role of currently marketed and emerging therapeutics in the prevention/management of COVID-19.

Continuing Education Credit
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.125 CEUs (1.25 contact hours) of continuing education credit. In order to receive 1.25 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must complete the online pre-test (ungraded), watch the included video in its entirety, pass the online post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts), and complete the online evaluation.  Upon successful completion of both modules and the course evaluations, continuing pharmacy education credits will automatically be uploaded to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). 
Please make sure NABP profile ID and date of birth (month/year) are entered correctly under learner's profile in this system.




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Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists




2021 New Drug Update
This activity includes an ungraded pre-test, a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  Learners must complete the pre-test, view the video, and complete the post-test ( > 70% within 5 attempts) and evaluation. 


Laurajo Ryan, PharmD, MSc, BCPS, CDE
Clinical Associate Professor 
The University of Texas College of Pharmacy / UTHSCSA 

Justin Pedigo, PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Assistant Professor 
The University of Texas College of Pharmacy

Disclosure: Dr. Ryan and Dr. Pedigo do not have any relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose. 


Activity Number


Release Date: Sep 12, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Sep 12, 2023

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