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Real World Use of Belatacept

Adele Rike Shields, PharmD

Adele Rike Shields, PharmD
Research Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Cincinnati
Transplant Clinical Pharmacist
The Christ Hospital










Dr. Shields is co-investigator on a study funded by Bristol Myers Squibb. All of the other speakers, planning committee members, and reviewers who contributed to this activity have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. Dr. Muran is a consultant for Veloxis.

Type of Activity: Knowledge

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the evolving role of belatacept in transplant immunosuppressive regimens.
  • Discuss how to manage a transplant immunosuppression regimen incorporating the use of belatacept without a calcineurin inhibitor (CNI) or long-term steroids or with alternative induction.
  • Review clinical situations in which rejection or viral infections may behave differently under belatacept.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: $10 or $35 for all five courses. For ITPA 2021 participants who registered for the live program, please use the access code provided to you by email.
Release Date: October 15, 2021 Expiration Date: October 11, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.0 hour CE: 1.0 contact hours (0.01 CEUs)

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