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What's Hot and What's to Watch

In this session, the nurse practitioner will learn about new drugs recently introduced to the market for a variety of indications including pain, infection, hypertension, endocrine diseases, and others. Tips for how to best monitor the market for drug updates are included in this content. Additionally, drugs on the FDA watch list, or those recently removed from the market are discussed. Drugs which were recently issued black box warnings and how this process occurs is also highlighted.

Included in this talk is information on:

  • Populations susceptible to drug errors and how to minimize these errors in practice; pediatric and elderly populations are particularly covered

  • Joint Commission updates and recommendations on safety and monitoring of drugs

  • Latest pharmacologic updates in pediatric and adult medicine pertaining to safe drug use