Advanced Pharmacological Update 2021-2022

Activity Details
  • Credit Type: CNE
  • Credit Amount: 6.25
  • Cost: $80.00
  • Release: Jan 1, 2022
  • Expires: Dec 31, 2022
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    6 Hour(s) , 15 Minutes
  • Average User Rating:
    ( Ratings)


Clark Kebodeaux Clark Kebodeaux, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science
University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy
Lexington, Kentucky

Adrienne W.  Matson Adrienne W. Matson, PharmD, BCPS
Director, Pharmacy Quality and Engagement
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Lexington, Kentucky

Target Audience

APRNs and RNs


  • Describe pharmacology and patient outcomes associated with clinical use of
  • select new drugs approved in 2020-2021.
  • Discuss the pharmacology and indications for use, as well as dosage and
  • administration considerations.
  • List their common adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions for use.
  • Discuss the practical considerations for use, and compare properties to those of older
  • medications marketed for the same indications.
  • Discuss KASPER requirements and laws affecting prescribers including pain
  • management.
  • Discuss the new CDC guidelines for treatment of pain and their implications for practice.



In support of improving patient care, University of Kentucky HealthCare CECentral is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 6.25 ANCC contact hours.

The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) approves The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing (UKCON) as a provider as well. ANCC and KBN approval of a continuing nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content nor commercial sponsors. The University of Kentucky does not approve commercial products. This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 7.5 KBN contact hours.

Provider #: 3-0008-12-21-0254. In order to receive credit, participants complete this CNE activity and submit a credit application and evaluation form online. Certificates may be printed once the evaluation is completed.

Faculty Disclosure

All faculty members participating in continuing education programs sponsored by the University of Kentucky, College of Nursing are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. These presenters have nothing to disclose.