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Volume 23   No. 4    October  2018    
Basic Principles of Transplant Therapy: The Use of Immunosuppressants
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the goals of immunosuppression and the various immunosuppressive strategies used in the care of solid organ transplant patients.
2. Review the basic mechanisms, dosing and adverse effects of the different immunosuppressants.
3. Explain why different immunosuppressive regimens are used.
4. Outline the different types of organ rejection and their treatments.
5. Identify the most common complications of long-term immunosuppression.


Nicole R. Alvey, PharmD, BCPS, FAST
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Solid Organ Transplant

ACPE Universal Activity Number 0121-0000-18-004-H01-T
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Release date: October 1, 2018
Expiration date: September 30, 2021

This module will provide 2.5 contact hours (0.25 ceus) of continuing pharmacy education credit for pharmacy technicians.
UAN: 0121-0000-18-004-H01-T       2.5 Contact Hours        Type of Activity: Knowledge-based       10/1/2018 - 9/30/2021