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12th Annual UC Davis Clinical Pharmacotherapy: Practical Information for the Primary Care Provider

This activity is designed to increase knowledge and improve competence in the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients in the primary care setting. Course participant evaluations and our community physician annual needs assessment survey have identified the need for up to date information about various mood disorders which coexists with chronic medical conditions.
University of California, Davis, Health System

Fall 2014 Clinical Vaccinology Course

This 2 1/2 day course focuses on new developments and issues related to the use of vaccines. Expert faculty will provide the latest information on both current and prospective vaccines, updated recommendations for vaccinations across the lifespan, and innovative and practical strategies for ensuring timely and appropriate vaccination. The course is specifically designed for physicians (family, infectious disease specialists, internists, and pediatricians), nurse practitioners, nurses, phys...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Growing Your Pharmacy Business Through Sales and Marketing While Avoiding Regulatory Scrutiny

Substantially review the provisions and details of Federal and State laws/regulations. Visually display risks of different courses of conduct through multimedia relating to pharmacy marketing. Analyze effects through common scenarios and case studies. Provide pointers and tips on how to bring pharmacy practice to compliance. At the conclusion of this program, the pharmacist and technician attendee will be able to: • Discuss different methods of employing a sales force and marketing c...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

MIA: Medication Issues of Adherence

Medication adherence is considered an epidemic according to the World Health Organization. It is important that pharamcists help patients find effective ways for patients to adhere to treatment plans. In this activity, pharmacists will analyze how to work with patients to achieve adherence to medications, factors and barriers to non-adherence, and add value and goals to a patient's treatment to allow for better patient outcomes. Tools will be provided that the learner will be able to use and a...
MCPHS University

Massachusetts Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP): An Overview

The Massachusetts Prescription Monitoring Program (MA PMP) is a tool that supports safe prescribing and dispensing and assists in addressing prescription drug misuse, abuse and diversion. The MA PMP collects dispensing information on prescription drug products with recognized potential for abuse or dependence (e.g., narcotics, stimulants, sedatives). The Drug Control Program (DCP) analyzes the PMP data to determine prescribing and dispensing trends; provide patient prescription history informa...
MCPHS University

The Role of Intrathecal Therapy in Treating Severe Chronic Pain

The Role of Intrathecal Therapy in Treating Severe Chronic Pain: The goal of this program is to educate clinicians about the current landscape in intrathecal (IT) therapy in the treatment of severe chronic pain and to provide useful information on referring patients for this therapy or using this therapy. Learning Objectives At the completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: - Describe the advantages of delivering medication to the site of action. ...
Applied Clinical Education

FOLLOW THE BLUEPRINT : To Build a Safer Pain Practice NAVIGATING OPIOIDS REMS :Part 1 & Part 2 - with 5 Additional Supplementary Options

Complete Part 1 & 2 to meet the requirements of the FDA Blueprint for Prescriber Education for Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgelics Navigating Opioid REMS, Part 1: Appropriate Assessment and Initiation of Opioid Treatment - 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to: 1) Perform structured assessments of patients who are candidates for opioid therapy, including review and documentat...
Applied Clinical Education

Harnessing the Immune System in NSCLC Implications of Emerging Data and Immunotherapeutic Strategies for Personalized Medicine

TARGET AUDIENCE The target audience for this activity is medical oncologists, hematology/oncology fellows, oncology specialty pharmacists, and other health care professionals involved in the management of individuals with nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC). EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: Review fundamental concepts of antitumor immune responses in NSCLC. Evaluate key efficacy and safety data from ongoing clinical trial...
Applied Clinical Education

Advances in Probiotic Therapy for Diarrhea-Associated Illness

Goal The goal of this educational activity is to provide clinicians with current evidence and strategies for effective probiotictherapy in a variety of disease states. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be better prepared to do the following: - Review key differentiating characteristics of various probiotic therapies, including mechanism of action. - Describe the importance of strain specificity in the clinical applicability of probiotic the...
Applied Clinical Education

33rd Annual Infectious Diseases Conference

NEEDS ASSESSMENT The UC Davis Health System is committed to discovering and sharing knowledge to advance health. This course is designed to change physician and other health-care provider competence in the management of patients with a diversity of infectious diseases based on national guidelines and other state-of-the-art tools. Healthcare associated with infections are an important patient safety goal for which competence needs to be demonstrated. This program is designed in response to pa...
University of California, Davis, Health System

Rationale, Reversal, and Recovery of Neuromuscular Blockade, Part 1: Framing the Issues

Goal The goal of this activity is to educate physicians and other clinicians about strategies to minimize residual paralysis following neuromuscular blockade (NMB) in surgery. Learning Objectives Describe the rationale for NMB, including potential benefits in specific surgery types. Review the benefits and drawbacks of available neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBAs). Outline approaches to NMB reversal, including investigational agents. Intended Audience The intended a...
Joint Sponsorhsip : Global Education Group and Applied Clinical Education

Endotoxin Testing and Environmental Monitoring for Your Pharmacy

As the demand for compounded medications has increased and in light of recent tragic events, the pharmaceutical sterile compounding profession requires a greater understanding of quality assurance testing. This presentation will educate individuals about sterile compounding principles of bacterial endotoxin testing and environmental monitoring. Attendees will gain technological knowledge about how to implement the highest quality compound preparations for their patients. At the conclusion ...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Migraine Management: Standards of Care & Innovative Therapeutic Strategies

Migraine management is relevant in both ambulatory and institutional practice settings, as the symptoms associated with the pathological process adversely impact patient quality of life. The weighted average of migraine magnitude has been reported as 11.5% and one-year period migraine prevalence has been reported as 11.7%. It has also been noted that while greater than 25% are candidates for preventive pharmacotherapy, a substantial proportion are not treated. As a common neurological patholo...
MCPHS University

Pharmacy Compounding Law and Regulations: Staying Current in a Changing World

This one hour webinar is an in-depth presentation on federal and state legislative and regulatory issues that are affecting compounders today. Attendees will learn how regulatory initiatives and court decisions have influenced the regulation of compounders, the authority of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) when inspecting compounding pharmacies, and up-to-date information on the current federal proposed legislation. Are YOU current on your compounding pharmacy law? Never assume. This is ...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Media Relations for Your Pharmacy

You are busy serving your patients and running a pharmacy, so why do you need to worry about the media and public relations? While this is a perception that is held by many, the media can have a dramatic impact on the way patients and the public perceive your pharmacy. Working with the local media can result in a positive news story about your pharmacy and its specialized services. Not working with the media, on the other hand, can have a very damaging effect upon that perception, particularly...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

School Administrator Training (on RXpreceptor software) for Internship, Externship, and Experiential Education Departments of Participating Colleges and Universities

In depth, hands on training of all aspects and modules found within the RXpreceptor ELMS (Experiential Learning Management System) software. After completion of this training, school administrator will be able to fully set up and utilize the school’s RXpreceptor account, as well as train students and preceptors on account utilization. Covered topics include: * **Initial Account Setup** * System Configuration * System Flags and Options * Program Customization * Branding Incorporati...
RXpreceptor - Experiential Learning Management System (ELMS)

New Oral Anticoagulants: Factor IIa and Xa Inhibitors

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Michael Smith, RPh, PharmD, CACP discusses the new oral anticoagulation agents. Target Audience: Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy This activity is not accredited for technicians Learning objectives: At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to: 1. ...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Rhode Island Prescription Monitoring Program PMP – A Collaborative Effort to Reduce Deaths from Prescription Drug Overdose

In Rhode Island, unintentional injury accounts for 17% of years of potential life lost before the age of 65. The leading cause of adult injury death is drug overdose, much of which involves prescribed opioids. This presentation will analyze prescription opioid abuse in the U.S. and Rhode Island, and describe a collaborative approach to address the problem locally. Target Audience: Prescribers, pharmacists, and third-party payers Educational Objectives: At the conclusion of this module,...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

USP General Chapter 797 Complete Review of the Revisions

Sterile compounding, whether performed in a hospital IV lab, at a specialized compounding pharmacy, or at a home infusion service, requires extensive investments in training, equipment, and systems to prevent harm to patients. USP General Chapter Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations, most recently updated in 2008 and currently undergoing a revision, provides practitioners with practice and quality standards for assuring that patients receive quality sterile preparations to meet...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Safely Compounding Quality Medications - Understanding Revisions to USP General Chapter 1163

Quality is not just a word – it’s a critical component of pharmacy compounding. USP General Chapter provides pharmacists and technicians with a thorough overview of how quality can and should be integrated into daily practice with both philosophical and specific guidelines. This one-hour program highlights the latest revisions to USP Quality Assurance in Pharmaceutical Compounding, that became official on May 1, 2011. This program was recorded by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP)....
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Safely Compounding Quality Medications - A Review of Revised USP General Chapter 795

General Chapter Pharmaceutical Compounding – Nonsterile Preparations provides compounders with standards on applying good compounding practices for the extemporaneous preparation of nonsterile compounded formulations. The chapter outlines the compounding process, facilities, component selection, handling, storage, documentation, and training requirements in a clear and understandable format. This webinar is an excellent primer – or a refresher – for any practitioner involved in compound...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Rx Abuse: The Scope of the Problem 2012

America’s number one drug problem is now the abuse and misuse of prescription drugs. Now the drug war is being fought in our local neighborhoods. With the street value of oxycodone between $25 and $75 a tablet and other controlled substances selling for $5 to $20 a pill, it’s easy to see why pharmacies, you, and your team are at increasing risk for armed robbery, break-ins, and other criminal activities. This informative seminar will give you an overview of prescription drug abuse in Ameri...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

How to Survive a DEA Inspection Series: Recent Trends for Pharmacists (Part Two of a Four-Part Series)

Part Two of a Four-Part Series. The responsibility to detect and prevent the diversion of controlled substances is placed on the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) through its Office of Diversion Control (Diversion). Since the focus of any DEA compliance inspection is record-keeping, a pharmacy may be inspected in order to determine their compliance with the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and DEA regulations. Attendees will familiarize themselves with recent trends of DEA actio...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

How to Survive a DEA Inspection Series: Pharmacy Records and Security (Part One of a Four-Part Series)

Part One of a Four-Part Series. Today’s compounding pharmacists will need to familiarize themselves with stringent laws and regulations enforced by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) through their Office of Diversion Control (Diversion). Since the focus of any DEA investigation of a compounding pharmacy is the prescription, the initial target is the pharmacist who compounded the needed medication. A Compounding pharmacy may be inspected in order to determine the handling of co...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

How to Survive a DEA Inspection Series: Compounding Controlled Substances (Part Four of a Four-Part Series)

Part Four of a Four-Part Series. The responsibilities to enforced federal laws and regulations on the compounding of controlled substances by a pharmacy are placed on the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) through their Office of Diversion Control (Diversion). Since the focus of any DEA compliance inspection is record-keeping, a compounding pharmacy will need to be prepared for that unannounced inspection that will focus on the purpose for compounding medications containing controll...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Don’t Mess with Uncle Sam! How the Stark Law and the False Claims Act Impact Pharmacists

Glaxo Smith Kline -- $3 billion. Abbott -- $1.6 billion. J&J -- $2 billion. Those are the penalties just three drug companies have paid for violating the federal False Claims Act. Did you know that what got them into trouble was making claims about their drugs to prescribers for unapproved uses? But when many pharmacists hear the word “claims,” they believe the False Claims Act has to do with marketing. It doesn’t. It covers every single transaction between a provider of goods and servic...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Sound & Fury: Responding to Manufacturers' Cease & Desist Letters

It’s inevitable. At some point, just about every compounding pharmacy is going to receive the dreaded “cease-and-desist” letter about their practice and preparations. Then the questions start. “What should I do? Ignore it? Send it to my attorney? Comply with their request? Why did I get this in the first place? Who are these people anyway?” This program will help you understand what a “cease-and-desist” letter is, where it comes from, what it means, and what to do about it. At...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

URI College of Pharmacy CE/CPE Mobile App Download

From CE & Snow in ski country to Seminar by the Sea in Newport to the June Minicourse Series and everything in between, there is always something happening at URI. Use this app to stay up to date! Download the FREE mobile app onto your mobile device by visiting the Healthcare’s Continuing Education App Center at www.CEAppCenter.com.
CEAppCenter

Summer Webinar Series 2012 Addictions and Their Treatment

Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this series, participants should be able to: 1. Describe new advances in the pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy of alcohol, cocaine, opioid and nicotine addictive disorders 2. Discuss the epidemiology of substance use disorders and their co-occurrence with other mental disorders 3. Describe the role of genetics in the risk for developing alcohol and drug use disorders 4. Identify the major neurobiological pathways involved in the addictive disorders ...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Online Pharmacy Technician Training

RXinsider’s Pharmacy Technician Training & Orientation is a no-nonsense training program for anyone interested in a career within the pharmacy profession. The program focuses on basic skills and understanding while minimizing training burdens on the existing pharmacy staff. RXinsider’s Pharmacy Technician Training & Orientation is the perfect starting point for cross-training front store pharmacy personnel, training new pharmacy staff or self-directed training for individuals interested in...
RXinsider DEMO

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias

Provides direct-care staff in nursing homes, hospice, and adult daycare with the skills, techniques, and strategies to care for residents who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia on a daily basis. It includes activities that allow participants to practice the skills and strategies they have learned.
ATrain Education Inc.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Traces the gradual development of the atherosclerosis that underlies CAD and includes causes, risk factors, diagnosis, management, and complications. Concludes with the components of a cardiac rehabilitation program.
ATrain Education Inc.

Balance, Postural, and Falls in Older Adults

Discussion of the scope, morbidity, and mortality related to falls and fall risk in older adults. Strategies for assessing and preventing falls in older adults, with discussion of age-related risk factors including polypharmacy. Description of common screening and assessment tools used to identify fall risk in older adults and suggested interventions are designed to improve balance and reduce the risk of falls. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Provide definitions for b...
ATrain Education Inc.

Prescribing Controlled Substances

Prescribing Controlled Substances has increased dramatically over the past two decades. Along with it, there has been an increase in patient mortality and medical malpractice claims. Prescribing controlled substances presents a conundrum for physicians and practitioners: adequately treating patients for pain and other problems while avoiding the hazards to practitioner and patient alike from inappropriate prescribing. This Internet presentation presents the risks and the means to reduce risk...
Medical Interactive Community

Acetaminophen: When It Becomes Dangerous

Acetaminophen use and overuse with focus on signs and symptoms of liver injury, including FDA-recommended potencies for various age cohorts and at-risk populations. When you finish this course, you will be able to: * Identify acetaminophen and its use in combination drugs. * Discuss the causes of unintentional acetaminophen overuse and overdose. * State the signs and symptoms of liver injury from acetaminophen overdose. * Distinguish safe potencies of acetaminophen preparations for infa...
ATrain Education Inc.

2014 Update on the Pharmacologic Management of Hyperlipidemia

Many healthcare providers are not familiar with the 2013 ACC/AHA Guidelines on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Adults. These guidelines propose a much different strategy to manage patients with hyperlipidemia as compared to prior recommendations from NCEP ATPIII. It is essential for healthcare providers to be aware of the new guidelines to optimize patient care and deliver evidence-based pharmacologic management of hyperlipidemia.
freeCE.com

2014 Update on the Pharmacologic Management of Hyperlipidemia

Many healthcare providers are not familiar with the 2013 ACC/AHA Guidelines on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Adults. These guidelines propose a much different strategy to manage patients with hyperlipidemia as compared to prior recommendations from NCEP ATPIII. It is essential for healthcare providers to be aware of the new guidelines to optimize patient care and deliver evidence-based pharmacologic management of hyperlipidemia.
freeCE.com

2014 Update on the Pharmacologic Management of Hyperlipidemia

Many healthcare providers are not familiar with the 2013 ACC/AHA Guidelines on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Adults. These guidelines propose a much different strategy to manage patients with hyperlipidemia as compared to prior recommendations from NCEP ATPIII. It is essential for healthcare providers to be aware of the new guidelines to optimize patient care and deliver evidence-based pharmacologic management of hyperlipidemia.
freeCE.com

Substances of Abuse Seminar 2014

Substance abuse has a major impact on individuals, families, and communities. In 2012, an estimated 22.2 million Americans aged 12 years and over struggled with illicit drug or alcohol (i.e., substance) dependence or abuse. Substance abuse among youth continues to be a public health concern. In 2013, an estimated 27.8% of 8th graders and 68.2% of 12th graders had consumed alcohol in their lifetime. In addition, 20.3% of 8th graders and 50.4% of 12th graders had used illicit drugs. Substa...
University of Georgia College of Pharmacy

Hypertension Today: JNC-8 Evidence-Based Guidelines

Hypertension (HTN) is a prevalent disease state throughout the United States and is one of the risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.The optimal way to treat hypertension has been the focus of many studies and has led to many conflicting opinions and guidelines over the past decade. Most recently, in December 2013, the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC8) released their newest guidelines to address when t...
freeCE.com

MRSA: A Half Century of Experience

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was first isolated in 1961 and today MRSA continues to cause a wide range of infections in both hospitalized and community dwelling adults and children.Since it's discovery over 50 years ago, MRSA has evolved considerably. In this presentation, we will review the history of MRSA, epidemiology of MRSA infections and treatment options for a variety of MRSA infections.
freeCE.com

MRSA: A Half Century of Experience

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was first isolated in 1961 and today MRSA continues to cause a wide range of infections in both hospitalized and community dwelling adults and children.Since it's discovery over 50 years ago, MRSA has evolved considerably. In this presentation, we will review the history of MRSA, epidemiology of MRSA infections and treatment options for a variety of MRSA infections.
freeCE.com

MRSA: A Half Century of Experience

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was first isolated in 1961 and today MRSA continues to cause a wide range of infections in both hospitalized and community dwelling adults and children.Since it's discovery over 50 years ago, MRSA has evolved considerably. In this presentation, we will review the history of MRSA, epidemiology of MRSA infections and treatment options for a variety of MRSA infections.
freeCE.com

"All in the Family - 75 Years of Diabetes" Treatment Options: From Glass Syringes to SGLT2 Inhibitors

Combining a touch of his family history along with the most current therapeutic recommendations, Professor Pete Kreckel takes you on a 75 year journey through diabetes.This 55 year old retail pharmacist is at the age that many patients are diagnosed with Type-2 diabetes, and see how his personal history might impact institution of insulin therapy. See what challenges his age bracket might have based on their family stories of this chronic disease. From his Grandmother who died of nephropathy i...
freeCE.com

Epilepsy - Getting Seizures Under Control

In the past 10 years, many new anti-elliptical drugs have become available to treat seizures and more are in the pipeline. More than 2 million people suffer from epilepsy and almost half of them continue to struggle with uncontrolled seizures. Patients with epilepsy and their health care providers continually search for a treatment option that minimizes seizures, often switching or adding an anti-seizure medication. This program will focus on the currently available and emerging treatment op...
freeCE.com

Epilepsy - Getting Seizures Under Control

In the past 10 years, many new anti-elliptical drugs have become available to treat seizures and more are in the pipeline. More than 2 million people suffer from epilepsy and almost half of them continue to struggle with uncontrolled seizures. Patients with epilepsy and their health care providers continually search for a treatment option that minimizes seizures, often switching or adding an anti-seizure medication. This program will focus on the currently available and emerging treatment op...
freeCE.com

Epilepsy - Getting Seizures Under Control

In the past 10 years, many new anti-elliptical drugs have become available to treat seizures and more are in the pipeline. More than 2 million people suffer from epilepsy and almost half of them continue to struggle with uncontrolled seizures. Patients with epilepsy and their health care providers continually search for a treatment option that minimizes seizures, often switching or adding an anti-seizure medication. This program will focus on the currently available and emerging treatment op...
freeCE.com

Society for Translational Oncology: 2014 Chabner Colloquium: Collaboration in Cancer Drug Trials

The Society for Translational Oncology (STO) and the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center (MGHCC), will host the 2014 Chabner Colloquium at The Liberty Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts on Monday-Tuesday, November 10-11, 2014. This meeting will focus on topics that bring cancer biology to clinical application and will feature a thoughtful look at the potential for collaboration between academia and industry with a focus on immuno-oncology and new therapeutic targets. REGISTRATION T...
Society For Translational Oncology

2014 Annual Howard C. Ansel Symposium

Join us for the Annual Howard C. Ansel Symposium to be held October 18, 2014 at The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy South - in Athens. This year's symposium will focus on advances in managing hyperlipidemia and best practices from around the state. Description: The 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol will be reviewed and interpreted for practicing pharmacists. The new guideline focuses on the following key areas: ● Cholesterol ● Lif...
University of Georgia College of Pharmacy

Homecoming 2014

How do the Top 200 drugs dispensed in the US affect your pharmacy practice? Where does the data come from? What can you do with it? Join us for the Homecoming 2014 seminar as we answer these questions and explore patterns of drug use. Description: Patterns of prescription drugs dispensed by dollar amount and volume of prescriptions have changed dramatically over the past decade. These changes reflect some of the issues practicing pharmacists face in both community and health-system pract...
University of Georgia College of Pharmacy

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