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Generic Drugs
Reducing the Cost of Care

0513-0000-13-118-H01-P l 1.00 contact hrs
by Steven S. Bhimji, MD, PhD and Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN
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This course will be discontinued on June 30, 2015, because a new version of it (0513-0000-15-118-H03-P Generic Drugs: Reducing the Cost of Care) is now available.
The goal of this continuing education program is to provide healthcare professionals with information about generic drugs, the process of approval and cases in which generics can be substituted for brand-name drugs. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List the requirements and the process for approval of a generic drug in the U.S.
  • Describe the barriers to generic drug dispensing
  • Discuss patient education needs related to generic drugs

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and pharmacists.
Pharmacists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
OnCourse Learning is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Initial Release Date: 05/09/2013; Planned Expiration Date: 05/09/2016

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 6/30/2015

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