Pharmacy Fall Conference - 2014

Understanding and Navigating Testosterone and Its Replacement

Activity Details
  • Credit Type: CPE
  • Credit Amount: 1.00
  • Cost: $5.00
  • Release: Feb 9, 2015
  • Expires: Oct 23, 2017
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
    ( Ratings)


Frank Romanelli Frank Romanelli, PharmD, MPH, FAPhA, BCPS, AAHIVP
Paul F. Parker Endowed Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Associate Dean, Educational Advancement
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Associate Professor, Medicine and Physician Assistant Studies
University of Kentucky Colleges of Medicine and Health Sciences
Lexington, Kentucky

Needs Statement

Rapid approval of various testosterone products as well as replacement guidelines has created a need for better education in this area. This is underscored by recent research linking testosterone replacement to cardiovascular morbidity.

Several new testosterone products are now available. These agents vary by route, effect, adverse effects, and cost. Each product requires appropriate use for optimal outcome.

Target Audience



Upon Completion of this activity Pharmacist will be able to:

1. Review the physiologic role of testosterone
2. Discuss the impacts of testosterone deficiency
3. Describe various testosterone replacement modalities
4. Describe monitoring parameters associated with testosterone therapy


ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UAN 0022-0000-15-013-H01-P and will award 1.00 contact hour (0.100 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes completing the activity, its accompanying evaluation and/or posttest (score 70% or higher) and requesting credit online at the conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.

Faculty Disclosure

Frank Romanelli, PharmD (Speaker) has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Frank Romanelli does not intend to discuss the off-label use of a product.

No planners have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.