ACCP 2018 Virtual Journal Club Webinar - Prednisone Pharmacokinetics During Pregnancy and Lactation
Live webinar: September 19, 2018 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT
On-demand webinar recording: September 20, 2018 to September 19, 2021
Why is this article important to your practice?
Learners that complete this course will be able to describe the movement of prednisone and its metabolite prednisolone in the body of females during various stages of pregnancy and lactation including infant exposure to these agents via breast milk.
Interprofessional team of physicians, pharmacists, PhDs, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Describe the metabolism of prednisone and prednisolone via interconversion;;
- Discuss if prednisone and prednisolone undergo dose-dependent pharmacokinetics during pregnancy;
- Discuss if prednisone and prednisolone undergo concentration-dependent pharmacokinetics during pregnancy;
- Interpret that infant exposure to prednisone and prednisolone via breast milk is minimal.
To receive full credit, learners must review the article, attend the complete live webinar or view the complete on-demand webinar; take a post-course assessment, complete an evaluation and claim a certificate.