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- Identify the types of cancer for which vismodegib is indicated.
- Outline the adverse event profile of vismodegib.
- Describe the place vismodegib has in the treatment of basal cell carcinoma.
- Review how interprofessional team strategies can improve care coordination and communication to properly use vismodegib to improve patient outcomes for indicated cancers.
Pharmacy Activity Type:
Disease/Drug Therapy Related
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- Authors: Patrick M. Zito, Ali Nassereddin
- Editors: Richard Scharf
- Editors-In-Chief: Anatalia LabilloyXiaolan FangGrace E. Weber
Chief Medical Reviewer: Preeti Patel
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer: Sandra Coleman
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer: Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer: Scott C. Dulebohn
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This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours for pharmacists.
FL Board of Pharmacy Tripartite, approval #20-608156.
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