Course Description:

This online course is worth 1 CE. 

According to the CDC over 48% of Americans are taking at least one prescription drug.  Understanding how these drugs interact with sedation medications is critical to patient safety 

In this course presented by DOCS Education Medical Director, Leslie Fang, MD, PhD, he discusses the mechanism of metabolism of drugs that are metabolized in the liver as well as the intestines.  The critical nature of the CYP450 enzyme system that is responsible for the metabolism of many drugs is broken down to help you recognize how drugs, including those used for sedation, work together and against each other. 


  • Understand the role of the CYP450 in drug metabolism 

  • Recognize the critical actions of metabolism of drugs 

  • Learn how some supplements and juices can affect the CYP3A4 enzymes 

  • Identify which drug and delivery system of a drug with a C interaction is not a good choice 

  • Determine which type of interactions are to be a concern and which are not. 

Register today to reserve your spot in this valuable online course.

Purchase of this course grants access for one year and requires an internet connection, computer with video and audio capabilities, and in some cases, Adobe Reader to view handouts and articles. 

Watch the video and complete the quiz to earn one CE credit.

Scientific support and additional resources are available here. 

You can download this course and watch it anywhere using the DOCS APP. Get it on Google Play or the Apple Store.


(AGD Code - Definition - Hours)

010 (Basic Sciences: Pharmacotherapeutics) — 1.0 Hours

DOCS online courses are available to the purchaser for one year from date of purchase.
No refund of course tuition is available.



Dr. Leslie Fang
Dr. Leslie Fang

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