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U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Continuing Education and Accreditation
Division of Learning and Organizational Development
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

Q&A with FDA Podcast: Medication Health Fraud and Avoiding Medication Scams with Cynthia Ng

Step Status
Educational Content
Starts On: Mon, 3/18/24: 12:00 AM EDT
Ends On: Wed, 3/17/27: 12:00 AM EDT
Type: Enduring Material
Credits: 0.5
Description: This enduring material focuses on medication health fraud and the risks it can pose to the public. The presenters will discuss some commonly seen health fraud scams and products, as well as the actions consumers can take to protect themselves from fraud. The presenters will furthermore discuss how to report fraudulent products to the FDA and the actions FDA is taking to protect the public from fraudulent drugs.
  • Describe how fraudulent drugs can enter the US market and the importance of reporting suspected fraudulent products to the FDA.
  • Identify common health fraud scams and the risks medication health fraud products can pose to consumers.
  • Explain the different actions FDA can take to protect public health when a medication health fraud product is identified.
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