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Essentials of Non-Sterile Compounding

The practice of compounding pharmacy has undergone a significant evolution in requirements and practices in just the past year, and predictions suggest change will continue for some time to come. It is imperative that we evolve our historically reactive behaviors to a more prospective behavior that will anticipate change far before a response is necessary. This one hour webinar will provide specific considerations that non-sterile compounding pharmacy personnel can utilize to protect their bus...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

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)

Practicing Evidence Based Medicine: From IRB Approval to Bench Research

This one-hour webinar is presented by two IACP Foundation academic research investigators to bring attendees education on the Foundation’s research initiatives to advance the practice of pharmacy compounding. In the first half of this webinar, participants will learn about the Institutional Review Board (IRB) submission process, identify common barriers and pitfalls that can occur, and examine methods for overcoming these barriers using case vignettes. In the second half, attendees will anal...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Building a Compounding Practice: Lessons Learned

This one hour webinar is geared towards attendees who are assessing compounding pharmacy ownership. By outlining best practices and potential pitfalls, attendees will have the necessary background information to create essential Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), a well-rounded working environment, and a functional pharmacy design. At the conclusion of this program, the pharmacist and technician attendee will be able to: • Outline Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the pharm...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

“Constructive Delivery” Under the Controlled Substances Act

This session will give attendees the knowledge necessary to make informed decisions about appropriate registration under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) and how to maintain compliance with the CSA. At the conclusion of this program, the pharmacist and technician attendee will be able to: • Identify the current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) interpretation of the definitions in the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). • Explain the “Manufacturer” registration process und...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

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)

Setting Strategies – Short and Long Term

How blue is your ocean? By default, compounding is a Blue Ocean. Through patient care, pharmacists before us created new demand in an uncontested market space (Blue Ocean) rather than by competing head-to-head with other suppliers for known customers in an existing industry. But now that compounding has become more common place … have we forgot about the blue ocean? In this hour you’ll learn how to continue your long term goals of growing your business while making slight course correction...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Sales Calls - Preparation and Execution

On average a physician’s office may be visited by 10 sales reps a day. Not just drug reps, but vitamin sales, skin care sales, equipment sales. Now why do they want to listen to what you have to say? The sales call doesn’t start once you open the car door. The sales process starts with identifying the client, understanding their needs, knowing your product and finally matching up those needs. At the conclusion of this program, the pharmacist and technician attendee will be able to: ...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

The One Page Marketing Plan

You know you need your marketing plan. We’re not going to debate the merits. What you don’t need is a 100 page marketing plan. One page will suffice. Learn how to drill down to the who, what, where, why & when to maximize your efforts and keep your staff on the same page - the one page marketing plan. At the conclusion of this program, the pharmacist and technician attendee will be able to: • Identify the who, what and why of their market. • Describe metrics and what to look f...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Ask The Marketer

Excellent marketers are a rare breed. They make cold calls, visit doctors, navigate the maze of gate keepers and yet manage to smile through it all. Want to know how they do it? In this session you’ll be able to do just that. At the conclusion of this program, the pharmacist and technician attendee will be able to: • Identify new opportunities with their current customers. • Discuss the benefits of hiring a marketer for their pharmacy. • Demonstrate opportunities to reward ma...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

What’s Going on Legislatively & Judicially? A Pharmacy Law Update

Most pharmacists rely on their professional associations or their Board of Pharmacy to keep them informed and up-to-date about changes in practice acts at the federal and state levels. But did you know that the judicial branch – the court system – also affects pharmacy law? Over the past year, there have been some interesting legal challenges pertaining to pharmacy and pharmaceuticals which directly affect your daily practice. This session will provide an easy-to-understand overview of the...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

FDA & Marketing of Compounds

What legal considerations impact drug advertising? How are they evolving? How have they been impacted by social media? This session will explore the basic legal and policy issues associated with the promotion of prescription drugs in the United States and discuss their application to compounded medicines. At the conclusion of this program, the pharmacist and technician attendee will be able to: • Discuss legal and policy issues associated with the promotion of prescription drugs. ...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

Public and Political Perception of Compounding

Sometimes it’s not what you say, it’s how other people hear. That’s never more true when it comes to the public’s perception of compounding pharmacy over the past few months. Where most consumers and even most politicians knew little to nothing about compounders, now the impression is that they are “dangerous.” IACP’s Washington D.C. legislative and public relations team will review the hard-learned lessons of “do’s and don’ts” of advocacy, how to tackle misperceptions he...
International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists (IACP)

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)

Working with a Patient Safety Organization: Improve Quality and Reduce Legal Risk

The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 (PSQIA or the Act) was passed to create a culture of safety in the practice of medicine, including in pharmacy practice. The Act provides an event reporting shield for medication dispensing errors to remove fear of legal liability, professional sanctions, and injury to professional reputation that prevents pharmacists from sharing information that can improve quality. The Patient Safety Organization (PSO) framework provides an opportunity ...
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 CORE ELMS / 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...
CORE ELMS - Experiential Learning Management System (ELMS)

URI College of Pharmacy 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 www.careertapp.com
CareerTapp

Asthma, Calming the Airway

Clinical characteristics of asthma and related airway inflammation, plus the host and environmental factors that contribute to asthma, as well as medication management and the client education essential to optimal results. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Discuss the incidence and prevalence of asthma in the United States. *Explain the assessment and diagnosis of asthma. *Summarize the differential diagnosis and comorbidities of asthma. *List the environmental factor...
ATrain Education Inc.

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, 6 units

Provides healthcare workers with the skills, techniques, and strategies to care for those who have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. It includes activities that allow participants to practice the skills and strategies they have learned. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Describe three differences between Alzheimer’s dementia and non-Alzheimer’s dementia. *State the three National Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer's Association stages of dementia. *Ide...
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.

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: *Explain the widespread use of acetaminophen both as an over-the-counter drug and by prescription in combination with other drugs. *Discuss self-dosing of acetaminophen as an OTC drug and the hazard of unintentional overdose. *Describe the relationship of acetaminophen to ac...
ATrain Education Inc.

Deprescribing Medications in Advanced Illness: What Matters Most

Patients with advanced illnesses frequently are taking 5, 10 or even more medications, often without a clear indication or purpose. Similarly, they are taking preventive medications, or using medications for symptom management that is no longer appropriate. Practitioners struggle with how to make these determinations, and discontinue inappropriate medications.
freeCE.com

Cancer Metastasis through the Lymphovascular System: Biology & Treatment, 7th International Symposium, April 20-22, 2017, San Francisco, USA

This is a very exciting time to be involved in cancer research! The 7th iteration of the Symposium brings together international experts in oncology, immunobiology, pharmacology, molecular biology and molecular imaging to discuss preclinical, translational and clinical advances in diagnosing, treating and preventing cancer metastasis as we enter the era of precision medicine. With advancements in cancer care and patient-centered treatment planning, cancer survivors today live longer and enjoy ...
Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning ACHL

The Forgotten Organs: Complications with the Kidney - Management of Bone Metabolism and Disease in Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is estimated to affect approximately 10% of the population in the United States. This means that roughly 2 million people are affected by CKD. Numerous complications can develop in these patients, including secondary hyperparathyroidism. Secondary hyperparathyroidism can have a profound effect on the bones and is an important complication to treat in this patient population.
freeCE.com

Clozapine for Schizophrenia: A Treatment Update

Clozapine is approved for treatment-resistant schizophrenia and suicidal behavior in schizophrenic patients. The drug has several advantages over other antipsychotics, but its safety risks concern many practitioners. In the fall of 2015, the FDA updated the prescribing information for monitoring neutropenia and approved a new shared Clozapine REMS Program. In this webinar, we will review the pros and cons of using clozapine and outline the changes implemented by the FDA.
freeCE.com

FREE Patient Safety CME

Upgrade your practice of Patient Safety and earn FREE Patient Safety CME credits with Free Patient Safety CME programs from CMEList.com. Most programs are 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Patient Safety.
CMEList.com

Pharmacy Diversity Day: Pharmacokinetic (PK) & Pharmacodynamic (PD) Variables of Gender, Age & Ethnicity/Genetics

We will first review medication therapy differences between men and women, and then among generations with regards to patients over the age of 65 compared to those under, and then within various pharmacogenetic and ethnic backgrounds. Some say, "Men are from Mars, and women are from Venus" but just what does that entail in regard to personalizing medication therapy? With people living longer and the "baby boomer" generation entering into the geriatric population, we'll explore the evolving nee...
freeCE.com

New Drugs and Drug News of 2015

It is critically important that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians remain current regarding new medications and dosage formulations approved and introduced to the market. Pharmacists provide vital drug information to patients and providers alike on new medications.
freeCE.com

New Drugs and Drug News of 2015

It is critically important that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians remain current regarding new medications and dosage formulations approved and introduced to the market. Pharmacists provide vital drug information to patients and providers alike on new medications.
freeCE.com

New Drugs and Drug News of 2015

It is critically important that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians remain current regarding new medications and dosage formulations approved and introduced to the market. Pharmacists provide vital drug information to patients and providers alike on new medications.
freeCE.com

New Drugs and Drug News of 2015

It is critically important that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians remain current regarding new medications and dosage formulations approved and introduced to the market. Pharmacists provide vital drug information to patients and providers alike on new medications.
freeCE.com

New Drugs and Drug News of 2015

It is critically important that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians remain current regarding new medications and dosage formulations approved and introduced to the market. Pharmacists provide vital drug information to patients and providers alike on new medications.
freeCE.com

New Drugs and Drug News of 2015

It is critically important that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians remain current regarding new medications and dosage formulations approved and introduced to the market. Pharmacists provide vital drug information to patients and providers alike on new medications.
freeCE.com

New Drugs and Drug News of 2015

It is critically important that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians remain current regarding new medications and dosage formulations approved and introduced to the market. Pharmacists provide vital drug information to patients and providers alike on new medications.
freeCE.com

New Drugs and Drug News of 2015

It is critically important that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians remain current regarding new medications and dosage formulations approved and introduced to the market. Pharmacists provide vital drug information to patients and providers alike on new medications.
freeCE.com

10th Northeast Regional Hematology Oncology Pharmacists Symposium

Two day conference for pharmacists and nursing specializing in hematology/oncology. • 13 contact hours offered-2 law • Network with industry professionals • Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner & cocktail reception • Low fee to attend- including meals: Both days: Member-$120, Non members-$140 One day: Member-$95, Non member-$110
American Health Resources Inc.

Travel Vaccines: Know Before You Go

Wilbur H. Chen, MD, MS, Director, University of Maryland Travelers’ Health Clinic at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, will discuss the importance of travel vaccines. The presentation will cover important travel vaccines before the busy summer travel season begins and will focus on communication, timing, and vaccines recommended based on specific travelers to specific destinations. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to: Identify vaccine-preventable ...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Good Clinical Practices (GCP) - Understanding and Implementing the Current Global Requirements

This three-day GCP training course is designed to provide individuals with an in-depth understanding of the clinical research process, the roles and responsibilities of key players, as well as, regulatory requirements. The course consists of lecture and exercises designed to focus on the practical implementation of the GCP requirements. Participants will also be placed in several real life situations such as reviewing pre-study documents and informed consent form for completeness and complianc...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

Dermal Product Development

The design of topically applied formulation combines scientific knowledge in physics, chemistry, engineering and biochemistry and requires imagination and artistic skills. Throughout the design, one must become familiar with the fundamentals of skin structure, its pharmacology and possible delivery approaches. The understanding of formulation’s physical properties and, ways of measuring these properties is additional essential aspects to learn. Becoming familiar with both, one can extrapo...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

Validation of Computer Systems

This course focuses on developing and implementing regulated computer systems with an appropriate level of documented evidence to satisfy FDA expectations. The course targets deliverable document content and how to avoid rework and unnecessary expense through a proactive approach. The core elements of a satisfactory computer validation program will be emphasized. Topics to be discussed include: •The regulatory expectations for computer validation •Relevant FDA warning letters •Th...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

Good Manufacturing Practices

Good Manufacturing Practice regulations (cGMPs) apply to pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device products regulated by FDA. This course explores the content and interpretation of the regulations, with emphasis on the necessary practices, procedures and documentation required to achieve full compliance. The course will utilize case studies to facilitate interpretation and application of regulations. The attendees will gain understanding of how knowledge of the regulations facilitates efficie...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

Best Practices For An Effective Cleaning Validation Program

This course provides practical guidance on cleaning validation regulatory compliance, in conjunction with, risk-based, reasonable and informed decision making and activity planning. The program will describe the requirements for establishing an effective cleaning validation program, including the development of a general policy, a "Cleaning Validation Master Plan" and the appropriate documentation for each study to be performed. In addition, requirements for maintenance of the validated status...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

Development and Validation of Bioanalytical Assays for Biologics: Quantification (PK) and Immunogenicity Assays

Part 1: Quantitation Assays Quantitation assays are critical for the development of biologics and biopharmaceuticals as well as accurate detection of protein biomarkers. Immunoassays for quantitation of protein drugs in biological matrices (ex. plasma, serum, tissue) generally take much longer to develop and are subject to a wider range of interferences than traditional xenobiotic small molecule quantitation assays by LC-MS/MS. Part 1 of this interactive two day course focuses on these crit...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

Claim Substantiation for Topical Products

The FDA and the FTC are carefully watching cosmetic products for non-substantiated misleading claims. If the claim is indeed misleading the consumer and results in the purchase of a product that will not deliver its promised benefit, it becomes an immediate matter of concern to regulatory agencies. With the cosmetic industry striving to produce safer products, scientific resources should be focused on better testing products for their activity on the skin while meeting all product claims. ...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

Technical Writing for the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Biotech Industries

Course notes and interactive exercises address how to write effective correspondence and reports in support of the company’s activities. You will learn how to organize and deliver information for the intended audience. You will learn how to write clear and readable documents, and how to revise and refine your own and others’ writing. The course provides an overview of sound grammatical conventions, addresses problematic areas of the English language, and affords opportunities to address sp...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning in a Regulated Environment

This is a three-day course designed to provide individuals with an in depth understanding of the design, balancing, commissioning, operation and maintenance of HVAC systems in a regulated environment. The course consists of lectures and imbedded exercises. Participants will also be placed in several real life situations such as completing a compliance review of floor plans and air flow diagrams, room pressurization schemes, ductwork design, and air balance reports; conducting emergency egress ...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

Process Validation for Medical Devices

The guideline on "General Principals of Process Validation" was issued in May, 1987, and since then, medical device companies have struggled with the principals of process validation. Internationally, regulators believe through careful design and validation of the process and appropriate process controls, a manufacturer can establish a high degree of confidence that all manufactured units from successive lots will be acceptable. Successfully validating a process may reduce the dependence upon ...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

Granulation, Tableting and Capsule Technology

This two-day course will focus on the technologies used in pharmaceutical granulation compression and encapsulation including powder blending, dry and wet granulation, drying, compression and encapsulation. The course will focus particularly on the control technologies and how they interact with each other and on the product. It will be of benefit to scientists and technologists working in product development, manufacturing, production support, quality control and regulatory affairs. This i...
The Center for Professional Innovation and Education

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