Practical Prescribing and Medication Management of PARP Inhibitor Therapy for Ovarian Cancer

Practical Prescribing and Medication Management of PARP Inhibitor Therapy for Ovarian Cancer

On-Demand Webcast

Program Chair
Robert L. Coleman, MD

Professor of Gynecologic Oncology
Vice Chair of Clinical Research
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Laura Alwan, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Pharmacist, Hematology/Oncology
University of Washington Medical Center/
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle, Washington

Judith A. Smith, PharmD, BCOP, CPHQ, FCCP, FISOPP
Associate Professor
Women’s Health Integrative Medicine Research Program
McGovern Medical School
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, Texas

Casey Williams, PharmD, BCOP, FHOPA
Avera Center for Precision Oncology
Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine
Avera Cancer Institute
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Intended Learners

This activity is designed for health-system pharmacists including specialty pharmacists, clinical pharmacists, oncology pharmacists, and other pharmacists involved in the management of patients with ovarian cancer.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be better able to:

  • Differentiate between available PARP inhibitors based on unique pharmacologic and clinical profiles
  • Elaborate on findings from pivotal clinical trials of both currently available and emerging PARP inhibitors
  • Develop plans for effective patient education materials on dosing PARP inhibitors and ameliorating adverse effects
  • Formulate a plan for counseling other members of the cancer care team, as well as patients, about using PARP inhibitors as maintenance therapy
Activity Overview

This on-demand webcast is available with synchronized slides and video.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must complete the educational activity, complete the 10-question post-test with a score of 70% or better, and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form online at, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.

Release date: June 29, 2018
Expiration date: June 29, 2019
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

There is no fee associated with this activity.

Participants who completed the live version of this activity are not eligible to receive credit for this enduring material.

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This knowledge-based activity ( UAN: 0408-0000-18-005-H01-P) has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour (0.1 CEU).

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Planning Committee

The planning committee comprises Laura Alwan, PharmD, BCOP; Robert L. Coleman, MD; Judith A. Smith, PharmD, BCOP, CPHQ, FCCP, FISOPP; Casey Williams, PharmD, BCOP, FHOPA

Monalisa Singh, MD, PhD, Susan Yarbrough, Imedex; Kristin Ciszeski, Molly Duda, NACCME.

Financial Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

According to the disclosure policy of NACCME, faculty, editors, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with relevant commercial companies related to this activity. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest. If a conflict is identified, it is the responsibility of NACCME to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict(s). The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation.

All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.

The faculty has reported the following:

Dr. Alwan: Disclosures will be provided prior to the activity

Dr. Coleman: Disclosures will be provided prior to the activity

Dr. Smith: Disclosures will be provided prior to the activity

Dr. Williams: Disclosures will be provided prior to the activity

Ms. Ciszeki, Ms. Duda, Ms. Singh, and Ms. Yarbrough  have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

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Grant Support

Supported by an educational grant from Clovis Oncology, Inc.