Who among us does not prescribe (or have patients taking) antidepressants, diabetic medications or fluoroquinolones? Many commonly prescribed medications contain safety warnings from the FDA, called “Black Box Warnings.” It is easy to forget the warnings on relatively common drugs, and even easier to forget the warnings for less commonly used medications. This presentation will be interactive and fun while Bob McMullen, EdD, PA-C reviews the dangers of many medications, to ensure you are safely prescribing for patients.
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|File type||File name||Number of pages|
|Manual - Black Box Warnings (1.21 MB)||50 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Transcript - Black Box Warnings (0.14 MB)||30 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Bob McMullen, EdD, PA-C, is a physician assistant with more than 30 years of experience in primary care and emergency medicine. He is a respected and sought-after presenter, teaching experienced clinicians on numerous topics, including pharmacology, for the past 20 years. His passions include making complex topics simple and accessible. As a provider and educator, pharmacology and safe prescribing is an on-going area of interest, particularly how mechanisms of action and pharmacokinetics affect drug-drug interactions.
Financial: Bob McMullen has an employment relationship with the A.T. Still University. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Bob McMullen is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Point of Care Ultrasound.
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