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CE Information
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen.

Program Description
While statins have served as a mainstay of therapy for cholesterol management, patients frequently discontinue therapy or are unable to meet treatment goals, which underscores the importance of the development of PCSK9 inhibitors. This activity features a panel that includes a moderator, a physician, a pharmacist, and a managed care expert, all of whom offer unique perspectives on how PCSK9 inhibitors fit into the current treatment landscape of hypercholesterolemia. The evolving role of these agents is of interest due to the implications of new cost-versus-benefit data that can factor into effectively creating processes to manage this patient population.

Target Audience: Pharmacists and Managed Care Professionals.

Type of Activity: Application

Educational Objectives
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Investigate the patient population that will most benefit from PCSK9 inhibitors
  • Examine recent data on cardiovascular benefit and hospitalization for PCSK9 inhibitors
  • Analyze cost-versus-benefit data for PCSK9 inhibitors when managing a population
No additional fee is required to attend this CPE-accredited symposium activity; however, registration to AMCP Annual Meeting 2019 is required.

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Faculty Presenters

Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA
Medical Director, Center for Cardiovascular Analytics, Research, and Data Science (CARDS)
Providence Heart Institute
Portland, Oregon

Seth S. Martin, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD
Professor and Vice Chair
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado

Sheila L. Stadler, PharmD, BCPS-AQ Cardiology, CLS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Clinical Pharmacy Cardiac Risk Service (CPCRS)
Kaiser Permanente Colorado
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Aurora, Colorado

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Room: 15AB, Mezzanine Level

Time*: 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM (Registration & Breakfast) | 6:30 AM – 8:00 AM (Main Session)
*Pacific Time

A Satellite Symposium to be conducted in conjunction with AMCP Annual Meeting 2019. Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-19-017-L01-P. The activity is available for CE credit for March 27, 2019.

Obtaining Credit
All participants who attended the live symposium need to log on to their Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ account on to complete an online evaluation form and request their credit. Details on how to obtain credit will be given at the time of the presentation.

Credit must be requested no later than May 27, 2019.


Faculty disclosures will be provided prior to the presentation.

The following contributors have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose:

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™
Planning Staff – Jim Palatine, RPh, MBA; Maryjo Dixon, RPh; Liza Patel, PharmD, RPh; Nicole Grassano; Marisa Fennekohl; Susan Pordon; and Brianna Winters.

An anonymous peer reviewer is used as part of content validation and conflict resolution. The peer reviewer has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
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