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Managing the Care of Ovarian Cancer With Poly(ADP-Ribose) Polymerase Inhibitors: A Managed Care Approach 

  • Authors: Donyika Joseph, PharmD, BCOP; Laura R. Bobolts, PharmD, BCOP; Kathleen Moore, MD, MS
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 11/21/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/21/2023, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) members, Medscape registered oncology pharmacist members, PowerPak pharmacist members, Medscape registered oncologist members, and other physicians.

The goal of this 30-minute video activity is to educate managed care pharmacists, clinical pharmacists in different practice settings, and physicians about the clinical utility of PARP inhibitors in advanced ovarian cancer (OC); review considerations important in delivering evidence-based, cost-effective therapy in OC; and summarize the role of managed care pharmacists in coordinating care with the interprofessional team to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Clinical role of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors in the management of advanced OC
    • Pharmacoeconomic data on PARP inhibitor therapy for OC
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Make recommendations for optimizing PARP inhibitor therapy in the management of patients with advanced OC  
    • Use an interprofessional approach to improve clinical and quality-based outcomes in patients with OC receiving PARP inhibitor therapy 


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  • Donyika Joseph, PharmD, BCOP

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
    Gynecology Oncology
    Division of Pharmacy
    The University of Texas
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, Texas


    Donyika Joseph, PharmD, BCOP, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Laura R. Bobolts, PharmD, BCOP

    SVP, Clinical Strategy and Growth
    Atlanta, Georgia


    Laura R. Bobolts, PharmD, BCOP, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Kathleen Moore, MD, MS

    Professor, Section of Gynecologic Oncology
    Virginia Kerley Cade Chair
    in Developmental Therapeutics
    Director, Oklahoma TSET Phase I Program
    OU Stephenson Cancer Center
    Oklahoma University College of Medicine
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


    Kathleen Moore, MD, MS, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Addi; Alkermes; Aravive; AstraZeneca; Blueprint; Bristol Myers Squibb; Clovis Oncology; Eisai; EMD Serono; Genentech/Roche; GlaxoSmithKline/Tesaro; Hengrui; I-Mab; ImmunoGen; InxMed; Lilly; Merck; Mereo; Mersana Therapeutics; Myriad; Novartis; OncoNova; OncXerna; Sankyo; VBL Therapeutics; Verastem Oncology
    Research funding from: GlaxoSmithKline; Lilly; Merck; PTC Therapeutics; Verastem Oncology
    Monetary compensation for an executive role from: GOG Partners


  • Amy Furedy, RN, OCN

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Amy Furedy, RN, OCN, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Yoji Yamaguchi, MA, ELS

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC


    Yoji Yamaguchi, MA, ELS, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.

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Managing the Care of Ovarian Cancer With Poly(ADP-Ribose) Polymerase Inhibitors: A Managed Care Approach 

Authors: Donyika Joseph, PharmD, BCOP; Laura R. Bobolts, PharmD, BCOP; Kathleen Moore, MD, MSFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 11/21/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/21/2023, 11:59 PM EST


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