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Activity Outline
FDA Drug Topics: CURE ID: Capturing clinician’s experiences repurposing drugs to inform future studies in the era of COVID-19
June 9, 2020
Activity Coordinator:
Lesley Navin (Lesley.Navin@fda.hhs.gov),  Kimberly DeFronzo (Kimberly.Defronzo@fda.hhs.gov),  Kara Burke (Kara.Burke@fda.hhs.gov)
Series Description

This series of educational webinars is designed to aid physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, certified public health professionals, other health care professionals, and students, to provide better patient care by knowing how to find relevant FDA regulatory information that will improve drug safety.

Lecture Description
This webinar will demonstrate CURE ID – a mobile app and web platform developed by FDA and NCATS/NIH, that gives the global clinical community the opportunity to report novel uses of existing drugs for patients with difficult-to-treat infectious diseases, including COVID-19. The webinar will also explain the features and goals of the platform.
  • “CURE ID App Lets Clinicians Report Novel Uses of Existing Drugs” https://www.fda.gov/drugs/science-and-research-drugs/cure-id-app-lets-clinicians-report-novel-uses-e xisting-drugs
  • “CURE ID” https://cure.ncasts.io/#explore
  • “CURE ID Site Gains Traffic from Experimental Coronavirus Rx Reports” https://www.idse.net/Covid-19/Article/03-20/CURE-ID-Site-Gains-Traffic-From-Experimental-Coronavirus -Rx-Reports/57731 (IDSE Infectious Disease Special Edition
  • “FDA Launches CURE ID Infectious Disease Crowdsourcing App for Clinicians” https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/922227
  • “CURE ID crowdsources novel uses of existing drugs” https://www.healio.com/infectious-disease/antimicrobials/news/online/%7Bd32b803c-0448-4e01-bbc4-da2a 3ca88b87%7D/cure-id-crowdsources-novel-uses-of-existing-drugs
Series Objectives
  • Explain how to utilize FDA’s drug information, medication safety resources, and regulatory guidance, to improve delivery of patient care and optimize outcomes.
  • Describe and inform health care providers of recent labeling, policy and regulatory changes which would impact prescribing and medication management to optimize patient care.
Learning Objectives After completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Discuss the intent behind CURE ID.
  • Demonstrate the mobile app and its features
  • Explain the potential uses of CURE ID
  • Summarize the limitations of CURE ID
Target Audience
This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, CPH - Certified Public Health, and physician assistants.

Lecture 1 June 9, 2020
Time Topic Speaker
1:00 - 2:00 PM CURE ID: Capturing clinician’s experiences repurposing drugs to inform future studies in the era of COVID-19 Heather Stone, MPH
Continuing Education Accreditation
Jointly Accredited Provider
In support of improving patient care, FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
ICPE Credit
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit(s) for learning and change.
FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This knowledge-based activity has been assigned ACPE Universal Activity Number JA0002895-0000-20-006-L04-P, and ACPE Universal Activity Number JA0002895-0000-20-006-L04-T for 1.00 contact hour(s).
FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research designates this activity for 1.00 contact hour(s).
This activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Up to 1.00 CPH Recertification Credits may be earned at this event.
Requirements for Receiving CE Credit

Physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, pharmacist techs, and those claiming non-physician CME: participants must attest to their attendance and complete the final activity evaluation via the CE Portal (ceportal.fda.gov). For multi-day activities, participants must attest to their attendance and complete the faculty evaluation each day. Final activity evaluations must be completed within two weeks after the activity - no exceptions.

Attention Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs: Failure to provide your correct NABP AND Date of Birth information, in the required format, may result in the loss of credit for this activity. NABP profile number should be the 6-7 digit profile number assigned by the CPE Monitor and your birth date should be in the MMDD format (e.g. 0721) Do not provide your pharmacy license number. Please click the "My Account" tab and then navigate to "Edit Contact Information" to verify that your information is correct.

Important Note regarding completion of evaluations and receiving credit
Attendees have 14 days from the last day of the activity to log in, complete the required evaluation(s) and attest to your attendance to claim credit.Physicians, physician assistants, and nurses may then view/print statement of credit. Pharmacists should log into the CPE monitor 10 weeks after the last session of the activity to obtain their CE credit.

  • Stone, Heather, MPH, Health Science Policy Analyst, FDA/CDER May reference off-label use.

Planning Committee
  • Burke, Kara, PharmD, Team Leader/Pharmacist, FDA/CDER/OCOMM/DDI - nothing to disclose
  • Cao, Christian, MPAS, PA-C, Safety Evaluator Team Leader, FDA/CDER/OSE/DPV - nothing to disclose
  • DeFronzo, Kimberly, RPh, MS, MBA, Consumer Safety Officer, FDA/CDER/OCOMM/DDI - nothing to disclose
  • Kapoor, Rama, MD, Medical Officer, FDA - nothing to disclose
  • Navin, Lesley, RN, MSN, Consumer Safety Officer, FDA/CDER/DDI - nothing to disclose
  • Nguyen-Chu, Thanh Tam, PharmD, Pharmacist, FDA/CDER/OCOMM/DDI Disclosure not received.

CE Consultation and Accreditation Team
  • Lisa Thompson, MSHA, MBA, CE Consultant, FDA/CDER/OEP/DLOD - nothing to disclose
  • Zawalick, Karen, CE Team Leader, FDA/CDER/OEP/DLOD - nothing to disclose
Registration Fee and Refunds
Registration is complimentary, therefore refunds are not applicable.
ACCME Joint Accreditation
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