Coming up Short - Effectively Navigating Drug Shortages

January 17, 2023

Institutions are challenged with the time, resources, and strategies to navigate and minimize drug shortages. In this webinar we will provide information on implementation strategies that have successfully improved drug shortages and provide the resources to help institutions implement their own drug shortage practices.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

1.    Describe various methods to mitigate drug shortages.
2.    Summarize opportunities to create and implement drug shortage practice and policies.
3.    Identify opportunities to reduce the efficacy, safety risks and financial impact associated with drug shortages.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/17/2023 - 10:00am CST
Event ends: 
01/17/2023 - 11:00am CST
Live activity
United States

Identification, Mitigation, and Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

As an accredited provider of continuing education, Vizient, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring this activity presents learners with only accurate, balanced, scientifically justified recommendations, and is free from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, faculty, and others in control of the educational content have disclosed the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with ineligible companies within the past 24 months.


It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.


Relevant Financial Relationships 

Vizient, Inc., Jointly Accredited for Interprofessional Continuing Education, defines companies to be ineligible as those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

An individual is considered to have a relevant financial relationship if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

Michelle Holm, speaker for this educational activity, has Honorariums from Parmacomos and PAR Pharmaceuticals. 

All relevant financial relationships listed for these individual(s) have been mitigated.

All others in a position to control content for this educational activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.



Marsel Gjoka

PharmD, BCPS, CPh

Pharmacy Operations Supervisor

UFHealth, Jacksonville


Mary Gilmer, PharmD, MHA, BCPS

Director of Pharmaceutical Procurement & Supply

Mayo Clinic


Michelle Holm, PharmD, MPH

Senior Pharmaceutical Contract Portfolio Manager

Mayo Clinic


Planning committee

Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA

AVP, Member Connections



In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. 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.



Designation Statement(s):



Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.

Universal Activity Number:JA0006103-0000-23-001-L04-P

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
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