The SYNERGY Trial and Its Implications on the Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome
Paper Symposium
Activity Date: November 2004
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To provide hospital pharmacists with up-to-date information regarding the role of medical therapies in patients with acute coronary syndrome treated with an early invasive treatment strategy.

This activity is designed for hospital pharmacists. No prerequisites required.

The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CE activity. At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the treatment options for the management of acute coronary syndrome.
  • Analyze the trial design and the strengths and weaknesses of the SYNERGY trial.
  • Evaluate the data regarding the implications of the SYNERGY trial on the treatment of acute coronary syndrome.
  • Explain the pharmacy considerations in the choice of antithrombotic therapy in acute coronary syndrome.

The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy (UTCOP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education for pharmacists.

This program is approved for 2 hours of credit (0.2 CEUs) and is sponsored by the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy who is approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Program #064-999-04-266-H01.

This continuing education activity was produced under the supervision of Glen E. Farr, PharmD, Assistant Dean of Continuing Pharmacy Education, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.

The estimated time to complete this educational activity: 2 hours.

Release date: November 15, 2004. Expiration date: November 15, 2006.

The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Use of University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy name implies review of educational format design and approach. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combinations of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings, and adverse effects, before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.

A participant, sponsor, faculty member, or other individual wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a program sponsored or co-sponsored by the UTCOP may contact the Associate Dean for Continuing Education in writing. The grievance will be reviewed and a response will be returned within 45 days of receiving the written statement. If not satisfied, an appeal to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy can be made for a second level of review.

This program is supported by an educational grant from Aventis.

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