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
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 www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.
ContinuingEducation.com is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Initial Release Date: 05/09/2013; Planned Expiration Date: 05/09/2016