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The Evolving Role of the Community Pharmacist in the Fight Against Hormone Receptive Breast Cancer

New advances in the treatment of hormone-positive breast cancer have increased the amount of oral medications in its treatment.  This represents a shift in where patients receive their treatment from the oncologist’s office to the pharmacy and home.  Community pharmacists need to be prepared to be an active participant in the care of this patient population.

Date: Oct 20, 2015 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM



CE Hours


CE Units


Registration closes on Oct 20, 2015 07:30 PM

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists


Disclosure Policy
The disclosure policies of the SIUE School of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Professional Education requires all persons in a position to control content to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. If a conflict is identified, the Office of Professional Continuing Education will initiate a process for resolving the conflict.  The existence of relationships does not necessarily imply bias or lessen the value of the activity.  All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.
The persons required to disclose conflicts include all course faculty, the SIUE CPE administrator, all activity planners and all reviewers.  The relevant commercial financial relationships or affiliations must have occured over the past 12 months.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  
The participant must provide the correct NABP ePID number/DOB combination in their electronic profile. All CPE evaluations must be completed within 60 days of completing the activity. It is the participant's responsibility to check that their credit records are correct within the 60 day period after completion of the activity.   Log in to CPE Monitor at to view a list of all ACPE-accredited activities you have taken. Any discrepancies must be resolved with the CPE Provider directly and in a timely manner.


Requirements for CE Credit

To receive CE credit, the participant must complete the entire course (be present for the entire live presentation, read the monograph in its entirety etc.), and complete the online pretest and post-test with a score greater than that specified for the course.   The participant must  also complete the online evaluation. 

SIUE School of Pharmacy will transmit pharmacist activity completions to CPE Monitor. To view a list of all ACPE-accredited activities you have taken, log in to CPE Monitor at www.mycpemonitor.  For information on the eligibility of this continuing education credit toward meeting your CME/CE requirements, please consult your professional association or state licensing board.

For questions regarding CME/CE activities, please email

It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure that all course credits earned are present in their cpe monitor profile within the timeframe specified by ACPE.



Registration closes on Oct 20, 2015 at 07:30 PM

Registration Closed  


  • Explain the role of hormonal therapies for the prevention of breast cancer
  • Identify the role of hormonal therapies in the management of hormone-receptor positive breast cancer
  • Summarize emerging evidence regarding the use of hormonal therapies in breast cancer
  • Explain the mechanism of action of cyclin dependent kinases inhibitors and their potential role in the treatment of breast cancer


Keith Hecht picture

Keith Hecht, Pharm.D., BCOP
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, SIUE SOP

Brief Bio : Dr. Hecht is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. Before joining SIUE, Dr. Hecht served as an assistant professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Southern Nevada College of Pharmacy. Dr. Hecht received his B.S. (2000) and Doctorate of Pharmacy (2001) from St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Subsequently, he completed a pharmacy practice residency and an oncology specialty residency at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, where he also obtained a certificate for scholarship of teaching and learning. He has been a board-certified oncology pharmacy specialist since 2004. In addition to his faculty appointment at SIUE, Dr. Hecht also provides clinical services in inpatient oncology at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Hecht is interested in various areas of oncology pharmacy practice including supportive care, patient education, and optimizing patient adherence with oncology medications. His research areas of interest include growth factor support, anti-infective use, and regimen optimization in oncology patients.

Activity Number

Date: 10/20/15
Time: 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

CE Hours

Registration Closed