The Managed Care Evaluation of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis Treatment Options



ACPE UAN #:  0233-0000-19-064-H01-P

Release Date:  October 31, 2019

Expiration Date:  October 31, 2022

Activity Type:    Knowledge-based

Contact Hours:  1.5

Activity Fee:  Member:  $15        Non-Member: $30

Target Audience: Pharmacists who practice in managed care settings.

Activity Description:

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a liver disease resulting from metabolic dysfunction that can lead to serious and costly health conditions, such as inflammation, hepatocellular injury, progressive fibrosis, and cirrhosis.  NASH is the fastest-growing reason for liver transplants in the United States, and it is projected to surpass alcoholic liver disease as the leading cause of liver transplantation.  This session will look at the clinical progression of NASH, the NASH pipeline, and formulary management strategies.

Learning Objectives:  

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Examine data on the clinical progression of NASH and the unmet needs of patients.
  2. Recognize current and new strategies for identifying patients with NASH fibrosis.
  3. Identify information on current and emerging therapies and treatment strategies for patients with NASH.
  4. Discuss potential formulary management best practices for NASH. 

Schedule of Educational Activity

This activity consists of an audio recording, pre-test assessment questions (not required to pass to continue), post-test questions (required to pass with a score of 70% or higher) and a specific activity evaluation.

 

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

As an accredited provider, AMCP strictly adheres to the ACPE Standards for Commercial Support and other relevant guidelines and standards to ensure the independence of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) activities.  It is AMCP’s intent that all CPE activities be independent, objective, balanced, evidence-based and free of any commercial bias.

CPE Requirements:   

Participants should claim continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit for this home study activity only if they have not claimed credit for the live activity presented at AMCP Nexus 2019.  CPE credit will be processed through the AMCP Learn portal and reported directly to CPE Monitor.  Please allow 72 hours for processing and posting in your NABP account.

To receive credit for an online activity you must:

  • Review the full content of the activity.
  • Successfully complete the post-test (required to pass with a score of 70% or higher, it may be taken a maximum of three times).
  • Complete a specific activity evaluation.

Moderator:

Jane Guo | PharmD, MBA, Managed Market Liaison | Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. | New York, New York.

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Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE UAN #0233-0000-19-064-H01-P 1.5 Contact Hours October 31, 2019 - October 31, 2022