Pharmacogenomics: Educating Students on a Novel Approach to Improve Healthcare Outcomes

Pharmacogenomics is a new branch of pharmacy which employs genetic information of a patient to choose a suitable drug and/or a suitable dose of a drug for that patient. This approach has the potential to improve efficacy of the drug and reduce adverse reactions. Continued education of pharmacists in pharmacogenomics will increase application of this technology to pharmacy practice, improve overall health outcomes for patients and help reduce the healthcare costs in the long run. Upon succes...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

A Case for Change: Medication Safety and Effectiveness

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacists should be able to: 1. Describe how your practice setting can align with the National Priorities Partnership Medication Safety Strategy 2. Identify a core medication safety measure set to implement at the practice level that aligns with national reporting initiatives 3. Identify best practices to allow for a collaborative physician-pharmacist relationship 4. Describe practice-based mechanisms available for phys...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Penicillin Allergy Skin Testing as an Important Component of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Prudent stewardship of antimicrobials is recognized as vital to decreasing resistance rates and costs. However a patient’s allergy history can prevent the use of an appropriate drug. This activity will discuss how the development of an Allergy Assessment service with penicillin allergy testing can increase appropriate antibiotic use in your pharmacy practice. This webinar was previously recorded with a live audience on 2/24/15. Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based activ...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Teach to Coach - Developing Health Coaching Skills in Students and Residents

Although pharmacy students learn health coaching skills such as Stages of Change and Motivational Interviewing in the classroom, it is sometimes difficult to bridge these esoteric principles into the experiential environment. This activity will help give preceptors the tools they need to teach students how to engage patients in behavior change discussion, leading to improved health outcomes. This webinar was previously recorded with a live audience on 2/19/15. Upon successful completion ...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Millennial Students: Teaching a New Generation of Future Pharmacists

This activity will educate preceptors on the thought processes, values, and expectations of millennial generation students. As these students advance in pharmacy school through their rotations and after graduation into the workforce, it will be important to understand this generation in order to be more effective preceptors and pharmacist managers. Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacy preceptors should be able to: 1. Describe the characteristics and l...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Pharmacology in the Elderly Patient

Pharmacology in the Elderly Patient Online Course presented by Douglas M. 'Monty' Yoder , PharmD, BCPS Objectives: Discuss key issues in geriatric pharmacology Describe the effect of age on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics Discuss risk factors for adverse drug events and ways to mitigate them Integrate the principles of drug prescribing for older patients
Northwest AHEC at Wake Forest School of Medicine

Grand Rounds: HIV Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Once Upon a Time….HIV Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. A grand rounds lecture from Katherine R. Schafer, M.D. , Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Section on Infectious Diseases at Wake Forest School of Medicine. Objectives: Review the history of the HIV epidemic, including history of stigma and misconceptions. Review the current state of knowledge of our Department of Medicine re: HIV. Address knowledge gaps in our Department’s HIV knowledge. Review next steps in HIV care an...
Northwest AHEC at Wake Forest School of Medicine

Biological Reconstruction of The Condyle by Chondro-osseous graft

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess techniques for biological reconstruction of the mandibular condyle utilizing chondro-osseous graft.
Vindico Medical Education

History of Voluntary Surgical Missions

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to describe the history of voluntary humanitarian surgical missions. Participants should also be able to assess the models of care that have been established for voluntary humanitarian surgical missions.
Vindico Medical Education

Healthcare Quality: Measurement and Implications Series

This series provides vital information for evolving industry to align their services and products with the quality-focused healthcare marketplace. The Affordable Care Act helped to mark a transition in the United States healthcare system from a focus on volume to a focus on value. This value is being captured through the use of quality measures which have emerged from a variety of healthcare stakeholder groups. Healthcare quality measures are rapidly changing the behaviors of providers, pay...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Healthcare Quality in the US

The quality of healthcare services in the United States has gained recent attention, driven by concerns over poor outcomes, rising costs, poorly aligned payment incentives, and wide variations in care. Various stakeholders such as healthcare providers, researchers, advocacy groups, government agencies, and private industry are working in collaboration to improve healthcare quality. This course will acquaint the learner with who these stakeholders are and their roles in the healthcare quality i...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Teaching and Learning Practice-based Certificate Program

In this comprehensive 24 CPE credit activity, pharmacists, preceptors and residents will learn the concepts of teaching and learning as it relates to classroom, discussion group and experiential learning. Participants may participate at any level they choose, however, a Practice-based Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to those who have completed all phases of the education Target Audience Pharmacists, pharmacy preceptors and pharmacy residents who are interested in enhancing the...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Cleaning IOL Posterior Surface Using the 27G Flexible Loop

Dr. Leng discusses how to assess subretinal surgery for stem cell transplantation.
Vindico Medical Education

Palatal Fistula Repair with FAMM Flap and Custom Obdurator

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able tto assess palatal fistula Repair with FAMM flap and custom obdurator.
Vindico Medical Education

Technique of closing cleft palates without the relaxing incisions

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess a technique for closing cleft palate without the relaxing incisions.
Vindico Medical Education

Prevalent Skin Lesions in Patients with Obesity

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to evaluate prevalent skin lesions in patients with obesity.
Vindico Medical Education

Complications of Obesity During Pregnancy

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess the complications and management of obesity during pregnancy.
Vindico Medical Education

Food-labeling

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to: Review the main uses of food-labeling Assess the evidence behind the use of food-labeling to modify consumer behavior against the obesity epidemic
Vindico Medical Education

Treatment of Mild to Moderate Crohn’s Disease

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to evaluate strategies for treatment initiation, monitoring, and optimization to individualize care in patients with IBD, including consideration of current guidelines and quality measures for screening and treatment.
Vindico Medical Education

J-Pouch Surgery: Expected Outcomes and Long-Term Complications

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to assess the most appropriate medical and surgical treatment options for induction and maintenance of remission in mild-to-moderate and moderate-to-severe inflammatory bowel disease.
Vindico Medical Education

Treatment Approaches in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis

Dr. Kornbluth discusses appropriate treatment algorithms in the management of patients with mild-moderate ulcerative colitis and recognizing the role of biologic and immunosuppressive drugs in the management of patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis.
Vindico Medical Education

Management and Prevention of Infections in IBD

Dr. Velayos discusses how to manage and prevent infections in patients with IBD…
Vindico Medical Education

Case Presentation: Refractory Crohn’s Disease

Patients with Crohn’s disease can become refractory for many reasons. Some patients present with severe disease with stricture, fistula, and obstructive symptoms and undergo surgery prior to use of...
Vindico Medical Education

Unilateral Coronal Synostosis (Anterior Plagiocephaly)

Dr. Wallace identifies and manage unilateral coronal synostosis (anterior plagiocephaly).
Vindico Medical Education

Bilateral coronal synostosis (brachycephaly)

Dr. Wallace identifies bilateral coronal synostosis (brachycephaly).
Vindico Medical Education

Dysplasia and Colorectal Cancer in IBD

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to correlate dysplasia and colorectal Cancer in IBD.
Vindico Medical Education

Diagnostic Strategy to Make a Confident Diagnosis of IBD

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to diagnose their patients with IBD.
Vindico Medical Education

Quality Measures for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to implement procedures to ensure that quality of care is applied equally to all patients in their practice.
Vindico Medical Education

PharmTechX Certificate I: Leadership & Patient Care

Leadership & Patient Care is one of three interlinked certificate programs offered as part of the PharmTechX Program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Currently pending approval from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), this certificate provides coaching and skill development in patient management, interviewing, therapeutic monitoring, and medication reconciliation. Learners will gain valuable knowledge and skills related to accreditation and safety standard...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Secrets of the Blues

The Blues began as an underground railroad of sound and poetics that conveyed Black Americans’ experiences of joy, suffering, longing, and spirituality. Its secluded origins in the Southern United States grew into an internationally acclaimed phenomenon. Secrets of the Blues will study how metaphorically veiled messages helped a segregated culture hone its self-definition and maintain inner strength through an interplay of developments in music and text and how contact with this art form pro...
The New School

History of Music 4

Music History 4, the final course in the sequence, is a survey of music in the 20th and early-21st centuries. Students will be given listening, reading and brief writing assignments, and there will be a midterm and final exam.
The New School

The Folk Process: American Folk Music in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Try to define "Folk Music" and you will find as many answers as there are questions. Is Folk Music defined by its sound? Its instrumentation? Or is it rather a process by which we share, learn, and participate in music? This class will focus on the latter path of investigation, exploring the oral traditions of American folk music, tracing themes, narratives, rhythms and melodies from the early 20th century to the present. Folk music creates the opportunity for every listener to become a perfo...
The New School

History of Music 2

Do you ever wonder why music sounds the way it does? Take a look at the fascinating and complex history of music. History of Music 2 will survey the music of European courts, churches, and theaters from 1600 to 1800. Special attention will attention be given to the development of opera from Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo to Mozart’sLe Nozze di Figaro. Lectures will be supported by recorded musical examples, discussion, and analysis.
The New School

Survey of Post-Genre Music

Post-genre music represents a fundamental shift in the way music is categorized and talked about. Rather than viewing music as having a fixed purpose and a collective sense of progress, post-genre music defines musical creation an individual effort guided by hyper-personal experience and interests. In other words, post-genre is NOT, itself, a genre - but a refutation of the very notion of genre. Survey of Post-Genre Music will focus specifically on the here and now, treating New York City as a...
The New School

Jazz Piano for Pianists

Designed for pianists with some experience but with little or no prior jazz experience. Topics include jazz terminology and notation, jazz scales, chord voicings, blues and song forms.
The New School

Arranging

Effective instrumental and vocal arrangements are critical to the success of a song (or composition.) Thru weekly writing assignments, students will learn how to enhance their songs and compositions with various instrumentations, and also what accompaniments will elicit the best performance from the singer or soloist. Ability to read bass and treble clef required.
The New School

Songwriting

This course is intended for composers or students interested in learning more about how to be effective in the popular songwriting genre. Orchestration will be discussed as well as the business of copyrighting and working with performers. The goal of the course is to hone your skill in crafting songs in many styles and for many kinds of singers. This course will focus on lyric-writing, text-setting and text selection, harmonic vocabulary and accompaniment/orchestration. Ability to read an...
The New School

Orchestration 2

Continuation of Orchestration 1. Instructor permission required. Students will be asked to orchestrate pieces for diverse ensembles. Students will learn the basic ranges and techniques of wind, brass, string, harp, pitched and non-pitched percussion instruments. Students will be assigned pieces to orchestrate from standard classical repertoire. At Mannes College, 150 W. 85th St, 212.580.0210 x4802, mannesnext@newschool.edu
The New School

Orchestration 1

Skilled orchestrators are a hot commodity in modern times. Whether your interest is in improving your compositions or to give yourself versatility and an edge in today’s competitive market, orchestration is an important and highly sought after skill. Students will learn to arrange a piece of music for performance by instrumental ensembles. Students will engage in a series of exercises in order to practice and gain comfort in writing music for any musical ensemble, or in order to adapt musi...
The New School

Intermediate Composition

Musical creativity - sharing ideas from one’s imagination and re-working them to fine tune one’s conception– can be a rewarding process. Intended for students who have had some experience composing, this course continues Basic Composition at a more advanced level. Students will experiment with different scales and rhythms and formal structures. Time will also be spent listening to music and seeing how this music can serve as models for new works. As at the basic level, there will be we...
The New School

Beginning Composition

Have you ever wondered how great music was written---was it pure magic effortlessly spun from the minds of genius? Or just plain old nose to the grindstone hard work …perspiration over inspiration so to speak. Beginning Composition seeks to demystify the “magic” behind that most abstract, complex and arguably most beautiful and highest of all art forms. Starting with the premise that music can be defined as Sound Organized in Time; the course will familiarize you with the basic tec...
The New School

Turkish Intro Intensive

This is a course for beginners who want to progress rapidly in learning standard Turkish. Students acquire basic speaking, reading, and writing skills while learning about Turkish culture. The emphasis is on developing communication skills.
The New School

Latinoamérica bajo la lupa

Latin America is undergoing an extraordinary period of political, social and economic changes, and this course is designed to explore them and to dispel outdated notions surrounding the complex reality of this region today. We will take up a thematic approach, covering such topics as (in)equality, gender and gender violence, education, the environment and conservation, public health, economic organization, political shifts, migrations and demographic trends. Development of grammatical compete...
The New School

Spanish Level 5

This intermediate-level course assumes familiarity with basic Spanish grammar. The class reviews the most commonly used grammatical structures to build fluency. Students practice expressing themselves clearly and correctly using present, past, and future tenses. They also review and practice the subjunctive, the conditional, and compound tenses. They are expected to construct complex sentences and paragraphs both in speaking and in writing, including idiomatic expressions, relative constructio...
The New School

Spanish Level 4

This is the last course in a four-term sequence that introduces the fundamentals of the Spanish language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Grammar instruction focuses on uses of the subjunctive and expressing conditions and hypotheses. Topics of classroom conversation and writing assignments include the environment, city life, personal well-being, and household chores. Students continue learning about Spanish and Latin American cultures. Prerequisite: Spanish Level 3, the equi...
The New School

Spanish Level 3

This is the third course in a four-term sequence that introduces the fundamentals of the Spanish language through speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Students build on the basic grammar learned in previous courses and go on to learn the different uses of past tenses, combinations of pronouns, and the various forms of commands while learning to construct complex sentences. They practice by conversing and writing about topics such as celebrations, health, technology, and personal relation...
The New School

Spanish on the Go: Level 4

Before traveling to Spain or Latin America, stop at The New School for a weekend immersion in the Spanish language. Master common situations such as asking for directions, handling currency, ordering in restaurants, and shopping. Make rapid progress learning to converse in Spanish. Level 1 is for complete beginners; Level 2 is for students familiar with basic elements of the language; Level 3 is an intermediate-level course for students with a good working knowledge of Spanish; Level 4 is an a...
The New School

Spanish on the Go: Level 3

Before traveling to Spain or Latin America, stop at The New School for a weekend immersion in the Spanish language. Master common situations such as asking for directions, handling currency, ordering in restaurants, and shopping. Make rapid progress learning to converse in Spanish. Level 1 is for complete beginners; Level 2 is for students familiar with basic elements of the language; Level 3 is an intermediate-level course for students with a good working knowledge of Spanish; Level 4 is an a...
The New School

Spanish on the Go: Level 2

Before traveling to Spain or Latin America, stop at The New School for a weekend immersion in the Spanish language. Master common situations such as asking for directions, handling currency, ordering in restaurants, and shopping. Make rapid progress learning to converse in Spanish. Level 1 is for complete beginners; Level 2 is for students familiar with basic elements of the language; Level 3 is an intermediate-level course for students with a good working knowledge of Spanish; Level 4 is an a...
The New School

Spanish on the Go: Level 1

Before traveling to Spain or Latin America, stop at The New School for a weekend immersion in the Spanish language. Master common situations such as asking for directions, handling currency, ordering in restaurants, and shopping. Make rapid progress learning to converse in Spanish. Level 1 is for complete beginners; Level 2 is for students familiar with basic elements of the language; Level 3 is an intermediate-level course for students with a good working knowledge of Spanish; Level 4 is an a...
The New School

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