Attend this popular session for a review of recently approved pharmaceutical agents, including indications, pharmacokinetics, clinical trials, contraindications, adverse reactions and dosing schedule.  Past attendees say, “Dr. Wayne Weart is like a walking PDR.” And “I look forward to this lecture every year to keep me up-to-date on new drugs – it’s a very valuable session.”

Dr. Weart’s lecture will address:

  • FDA Warnings and label changes that relate to medication safety and how this information should be applied in the selection and monitoring of evidence-based pharmacotherapy to achieve better patient related outcomes.
  • Current information concerning newly FDA approved medications (pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, efficacy and safety data, drug interactions, dosing, monitoring and cost) in the selection of evidence-based pharmacotherapy.
  • Compare and contrast these selected newer agents to the existing therapies and be able to recommend an appropriate medication regimen for a specific patient.

Meet our Faculty: C. Wayne Weart, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA

Dr. Weart is Professor of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences in the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), as well as Professor of Family Medicine in the College of Medicine, MUSC. Prior to his teaching at the Medical University, Dr. Weart instructed at West Virginia University in pharmacy and family medicine. Dr. Weart received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy in 1971 from the University of Georgia.  He served his residency in Hospital Pharmacy at the Medical University Hospital in Charleston, SC in 1972. He completed his formal education by receiving his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1974.Since beginning his professional career, Dr. Weart has more than 100 publications and he has given scores of lectures to numerous professional groups and societies, to medical and house staffs at both West Virginia University and MUSC, and special presentations at national pharmacy and medical seminars across the country. In 1991, Dr. Weart was among the first pharmacists to become a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. In 1992, he was honored for his excellence in pharmacy practice and designated a Fellow of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists. In 1999, Dr. Weart was named a Primary Care Policy Fellow by the U.S. Public Health Service.

This lecture will be held on Saturday, November 1, from 7:00-9:00 am during  SMA’s Scientific Assembly in Destin, Florida.  Visit SMA Assembly to learn more and register for the upcoming conference.

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