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2019 Evidence Based Drug Therapy Update


May 9-10, 2019

Crowne Plaza Hotel
4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd
North Charleston, SC 29418


Conference Description

The Evidence-Based Drug Therapy Update is designed to assist primary care providers with the how, when and why to consider the application of new knowledge and/or new medications where appropriate based upon the evidence that is available at the time. Areas where considerable new information and/or medications have become available in the last year will be included in this update. 

Statement of Purpose 

Our primary goal is to provide these practitioners with the most appropriate, up-to-date, cost-effective and evidence based pharmacotherapy information so that they can apply this information to the care of their patients. Our overall goal is to assist these providers in obtaining the best patient oriented outcomes for their patients.

Conference Schedule

A full conference schedule can be found in the 2019 Evidence Based Drug Therapy Update Conference Brochure

Online Syllabus

In our efforts to “go green”, an online syllabus will be provided to all attendees. Information will be emailed to you the week prior to the conference so that you may download a copy. Internet connection will also be available in the meeting room. A printed syllabus (3 slides per page) is available upon request at the time of your registration for an additional fee of $35.00.

Credit Designation

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

AAFP: Application for continuing medical education credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credits is pending.

ACPE LogoPharmacy Accreditation: The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is accredited for a maximum of 14.0 live contact hours of ACPE credit for pharmacists (visit to view the full activity announcement for pharmacists, including learning objectives for pharmacists, ACPE UAN numbers, and activity types). To obtain maximum credit, participants must attend all sessions during the two-day conference.

In order to have credit transmitted to the NABP CPE Monitor system, participants must: 1) update their online profile at with the correct NABP e-profile ID number and birth month/date, and 2) complete the pharmacist-specific program evaluations on the Learning Express site for all sessions attended within 30 days of the event. If this process is completed greater than 60 days following the event, the credit will be automatically rejected by the NABP CPE Monitor. Detailed instructions on how to have credit transmitted to the NABP CPE Monitor will be provided to program attendees.


In accordance with the ACCME Essentials & Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting at this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the health care industry. This information will be made available to participants at the beginning of the activity. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be required to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.


The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Americans with Disabilities Act

It is the policy of the Medical University of South Carolina not to discriminate against any person on the basis of disabilities. If you feel you need services or the auxiliary aids mentioned in this act in order to fully participate in this continuing medical education activity, please call the Office of CME at 843-876-1925

Registration Fees

Full Conference 5/9 5/10

Practicing Physicians $400.00 $200.00 $200.00
NP, PA, PPh, Residents $400.00 $200.00 $200.00
Students (MUSC) $200.00 $100.00 $100.00
Printed Syllabus $35.00 $35.00 $35.00

Registration fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, electronic course syllabus and credit processing.No pre-registrations will be accepted after May 6, 2019. After this date, you must contact the Office of CME at 843-876-1925 to see if space is still available. If space is available you must register on-site. Note: There will be an increased rate for on-site registrations!

Conference Cancellation

A refund will be made upon written request prior to April 9, 2019, less a $100 cancellation fee. We reserve the right to cancel the program if necessary. Full registration fees will be refunded for cancelled programs.The University cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline or other transportation fares, hotel or rental car charges, including penalties.

Hotel Information 

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the discounted rate of $149.00, plus 14% tax. This special rate will be offered until Monday, April 8, 2019.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
4831 Tanger Outlet Boulevard
North Charleston, SC 29418.

To book your Hotel Reservations by phone, call 843-744-4422 or Toll Free 877-747-7301 and reference group “Evidence Based Drug Therapy”.To book your hotel reservations online, visit the following link: Crowne Plaza Hotel Online Reservation

Conference Registration

Registration for the conference is now closed. If you would like to register, please call the Office of CME at 843-876-1925.