FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting Program: Learn How You Can Contribute
Date: July 22, 2020
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Presenter: Sandra Bai, PharmD – from the FDA’s Division of Drug Information/Office of Communications/Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Everyday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) takes on an enormous job to protect public health by collecting adverse drug reaction reports from consumers, healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies. In recent years, this has led to over 2 million reports annually and the need to continue this work remains a priority since it began over two decades ago. Join this webinar and learn the latest on how (and when) to report serious adverse drug reactions directly to the FDA.
Medications & You: Prevention is Key
Date: October 6, 2020
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Presenter: Cristina Holloway, M.Ed. – from the North Texas Poison Center
Calls about accidental and intentional medication injuries are frequently made to poison control centers all across America. Go behind the scenes to understand what this means for one of those centers, what they’ve identified as some of the most common medication mistakes and how you can help prevent “medication poisonings” from ever happening to you or someone in your family.