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Preventing or Being Overprotective? Aspirin and Statin Use for Primary Prevention in Older Adults

Live Online Webinar Hosted on Zoom
Tuesday, June 8,  2021 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

This activity is intended for ambulatory care pharmacists focused in the area of ASCVD prevention in older adults.

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Recall the most recent guideline recommendations for use of aspirin or statins in primary prevention of ASCVD in older adults.
  • Discuss the findings from primary literature that could lead to changes in practice for both aspirin and statins in older adults for primary prevention of ASCVD.

There is no fee to attend this activity. Registration is required to earn ACPE credit.
UAN 0026-0000-21-133-L01-P | Knowledge-based
Topic Designator: Drug Therapy

Presenter

Jasmine (Sea Yean) An, PharmD is a PGY1 pharmacy resident at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Northeastern University - Bouvé College of Health Sciences in 2020. Her current area of interest is in geriatrics and internal medicine.

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MCPHS University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MCPHS designates this educational activity for a total of 1 contact hours (0.1 CEUs).

Requirements for Credit

Partial credit will not be awarded. To claim credit participants must log into their profile on MCPHS CE portal and insert the specific activity code for this webinar in order to access and complete the evaluation. CE credit will be automatically uploaded to CPE Monitor upon completion of the evaluation and posted to the participant’s NABP account within 72 hours. Attendance will be verified. Credit will not be issued to participants who join the meeting more than 15 minutes after the start of the meeting or to those who depart early. Credit cannot be awarded to individuals who complete the activity evaluation more than 60 days post activity.

Evaluation

All participants will have the opportunity to review the educational session and speakers, and to identify future educational needs.

Statement of Disclosure

MCPHS University adheres to the ACPE Standards for Integrity and Independence in Continuing Education. It is the policy of MCPHS University that the speakers and planning committee members disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies, and that relevant conflicts of interest are mitigated. Speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drugs or devices during their presentation. .

Jasmine (Sea Yean) An, PharmD and MCPHS CE staff members hold no financial relationships with ineligible companies, related to the content of this presentation.No funding from industry provided for this event. No exhibitors will be present.