Blood Pressure Control: Pharmacist-delivered Medication Management Strategies

Hypertension, referred to as the “silent killer”, affects millions of Americans annually and is the one of the leading causes of stroke and renal failure. Hypertension is often accompanied by other co-morbid conditions such as diabetes and heart failure. Numerous medications can be used to manage hypertension. Selected medications are preferred over others based on co-morbid conditions. Health care providers must be aware of preferred treatment strategies (pharmacological and non-pharmacol...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Management of Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia is one of the major risk factors for coronary artery disease, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. Strategies for primary and secondary prevention have been developed and published by panels of experts and are intended to serve as guidelines for management of patients at various levels of risk for cardiovascular disease. This course reviews the guidelines for diagnosis and pharmacologic management of dyslipidemia in general and at-risk populations. Complex case studies are the...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Physician Dispensing: An Overview of Maryland Law and Regulation

This module will address the laws relating to a physician's legal right to dispense prescription drugs, which the physician prescribes to his or her patients. The requirements and process for obtaining permission from the appropriate state board will be covered. Through learning exercises and online course presentations, the module will emphasize requirements for labeling, filing, inspections and other laws that previously had been primarily directed toward pharmacies. Situations where a presc...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Physician Dispensing: Optimizing Patient Use of Inhalers and Other Respiratory Devices

At the time of dispensing, health professionals are exposed to patients who are struggling with uncontrolled asthma or poorly controlled COPD. Caregivers are also seeking better ways to management this chronic condition. The online module entitled Optimizing Patient Use of Inhalers and Other Respiratory Devices will equip learners with a practical understanding of devices to deliver drug to the lungs. Video demonstrations help learners become familiar with how to identify poor inhaler techniq...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Dispensing, Labeling and Documentation for Maryland Physicians

This interactive, web-based module details the step-by-step processes for dispensing, labeling, and documentation as required by Maryland law. Good dispensing practices are illustrated. The module aids the learner to track workflow from medication preparation before dispensing, through dispensing, and post-dispensing record keeping. Learning Objectives: At the end of this course, the physician participant should be able to: 1. Correctly sequence 6 steps of the dispensing workflow; 2. A...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Counseling Patients at the Point of Dispensing: Requirements & Best Practices

Counseling for Medicare and dual-eligible Medicaid patients is required at the time of dispensing under certain conditions and with certain medications. This one hour module will acquaint learners with specific requirements for counseling, will define and sequence the steps in patient medication counseling, and will share best practices. This session will provide audiovisual case examples to illustrate the practice of counseling. Learning Objectives: At the end of this course, the physicia...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Controlled Substances and Inventory: Issues for Maryland's Dispensing Physicians

The practice of dispensing any medication faces a certain amount of control and regulation, but when that medication is considered a "Controlled Substance" by the DEA, the control and regulation is taken to a whole new level. This module focuses on the intricacies of controlled substance laws and regulations as well as other practice nuances that will benefit any clinic considering dispensing these medications. Learning Objectives: At the end of this course, the physician participant shoul...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Dosage Calculation Review (CE)

Program Summary: Test yourself, brush up, or just do this review course for fun! Dosage Calculation Review is designed to help nursing professionals enhance their dosage calculation skills. This two-credit course covers the calculation of oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intravenous medications for both pediatric and adult populations. Mathematical skills will be reviewed and interactive practice problems will be included after each module to reinforce the math skills needed to correctl...
echelon®

Clinical Pearls Series: Clearing the Air on Electronic Cigarettes and Tobacco Cessation

This continuing pharmacy education activity will serve as a primer on electronic cigarettes (E-Cigarettes) and clarify their role in tobacco cessation. Join us to discuss the pros and cons of E-Cigarettes and gain tips on how to appropriately educate patients and providers on their use.
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Clinical Pearls Series: Appropriate Use of Medications to Treat Advanced Dementia

This continuing pharmacy education activity will provide a case-based discussion for pharmacists to review clinical pearls for appropriate use of medications to treat advanced dementia. Join us to discuss how to assess the risks and benefits of continuing medications in patients with advanced dementia.
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Clinical Pearls Series: Idarucizumab for Dabigatran Reversal

"New oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are recommended for the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolic events and for the prevention of stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. While these medications are generally considered to be safer than warfarin, the incidence of major bleeding in clinical trials ranges from 0.6% to 3.6% annually. Rapid reversal of NOACs can be challenging. This knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity will provide an opportunity for...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Clinical Pearls Series: Sacubitril/Valsartan: A New Management Strategy for the Treatment of Heart Failure

This continuing pharmacy education activity will provide a case-based discussion for pharmacists to review clinical pearls on the role of sacubitril/valsartan in the management of chronic heart failure. Join us to discuss the current clinical trial data supporting the use of sacubitril/valsartan for the treatment of chronic heart failure and key factors to consider when using this agent in clinical practice.
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Clinical Pearls Series: An Aspirin a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

This continuing pharmacy education activity will review the available evidence surrounding the effectiveness of aspirin for reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) in at risk patients and to prevent recurrent events in patients with CVD. Join us as we determine which patients will benefit the most from aspirin therapy in preventing CVD and CVD related outcomes.
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Clinical Pearls Series: The Risks of Proton Pump Inhibitors

This continuing pharmacy education activity will provide a case-based discussion to review clinical pearls associated with the potential risks of Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) therapy. Join us to discuss why appropriate use of these widely used agents is important to prevent unnecessary adverse events and avoid patient harm.
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Clinical Pearls Series: Updates in Insulin Therapy

This continuing pharmacy education activity will provide a case-based discussion for pharmacists to review clinical pearls about insulin-based management of type 2 diabetes. Join us to discuss where the new insulin products that are now available for use may fit into your practice with a focus on the new long-acting insulin preparations.
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Improving Medication Safety with High-Alert Medications

While most medications have a large margin of safety, a small number of drugs have a high risk of causing injury when they are prescribed, dispensed or administered incorrectly. We call these "high-alert medications" to draw attention to this characteristic so that all involved in their use will treat them with the care and respect that they require. Errors may or may not be more common with these drugs than with the use of any others; however, the consequences of the errors are more devastati...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Pennsylvania: Child Abuse, Recognition, and Reporting for Mandated Reporters

This course is approved by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and the Pennsylvania Department of State. It fulfills the 3-unit requirement for training in child abuse recognition and reporting for mandated reporters. PA CE Provider #CACE000044. Program #CAPR000042. This online course is for healthcare providers and other professionals in Pennsylvania who are mandated to report suspected child abuse. It begins with historical information about child abuse recognition in the United S...
ATrain Education Inc.

HIV Medication Errors

1. Identify an appropriate antiretroviral regimen based on Department of Health and Human Services HIV treatment guidelines. 2. Detect at least three types of medication errors which could occur in an HIV patient’s treatment. 3. Evaluate the potential for errors involving drug interactions. 4. Devise strategies to prevent or minimize the occurrence of medication errors in HIV therapy. 5. Recognize when antiretrovirals may be used appropriately for indications other than treatment.
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Vulvodynia: A Common and Under-Recognized Pain Disorder in Women and Female Adolescents -- Integrating Current Knowledge into Clinical Practice

The NVA is pleased to announce the release of its updated continuing education (CE/CME) program, Vulvodynia: A Common and Under-Recognized Pain Disorder in Women and Female Adolescents ― Integrating Current Knowledge into Clinical Practice. The program was created in collaboration with five vulvodynia experts to promote prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment for women with vulvodynia. It is CE/CME-accredited by Dannemiller, Inc. until March 31, 2018. This self-guided tutorial incorporat...
Dannemiller

Bloodborne Pathogens Training

This CPE activity will educate pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and student pharmacists on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, assisting facilities in maintaining compliance with this standard. Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacy preceptors should be able to: 1. Describe common bloodborne diseases and symptoms. 2. Identify modes of transmission for common bloodborne diseases 3. List comm...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Spanish for Pharmacy Personnel

Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activity, pharmacists will be able to use Spanish to accomplish the following: 1. Welcome and receive patients 2. Employ basic social and courtesy phrases 3. Employ communication strategies to achieve mutual levels of understanding between patients and the pharmacist 4. Explain patient privacy issues 5. Explain prescription laws and policies 6. Facilitate prescription refills 7. Collect patients’ personal data 8. Collec...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

FREE Urology CME

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

FREE Rheumatology CME

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

FREE Pulmonology CME

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

FREE Public Health CME

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

FREE Psychiatry CME

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

Diabetes Update. A Focus on SGLT2 Inhibitors

The number of people affected by diabetes worldwide is growing rapidly. A 2014 national report estimates that 21 million people in the United States have diabetes and another 8.1 million people remain undiagnosed. All together, that is 9.3% of the US population. Around the world, 387 million people have diabetes, - which accounts for 8.3% of the global population. This burden is expected to increase by 205 million people by 2035. Despite advances in technology and drug therapy, many patients d...
SIUE School of Pharmacy

FREE Pharmacy CE

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

FREE Pediatrics CME

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

FREE Pain Medicine CME

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

Time is of the Essence: Incorporating 2015 CLSI Updates and Rapid Diagnostics into Stewardship

Description The technology available to clinical microbiology labs to promptly identify a pathogen and detect resistance mechanisms is rapidly evolving. Additionally, antimicrobial susceptibility breakpoints are modified on a yearly basis by the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI). This session will highlight the recent changes in susceptibility breakpoints, and review the technologies available for rapid identification of pathogen and resistance mechanisms. Cases will be used ...
ProCE

SIDP Antimicrobial Stewardship - A Certificate Program for Pharmacists

Description The Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) is an innovative and intensive practice-based activity for pharmacists focusing on the pharmacist's role in the area of appropriate use of antimicrobial agents. The program, which emphasizes a health care team approach, seeks to foster the development of a strong knowledgebase in microbiology, pharmacology and disease state management in order to successfully implement an antibiotic stewardship program that will improve patient care, red...
ProCE

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Activity Description This is a featured CE activity on the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE) website. CSPE is the educational hub of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). Most CSPE activities include the pathophysiology and clinical therapeutics of various disease states in which specialty pharmacy products and services are provided. CSPE also covers legal, regulatory and operational topics relevant to specialty pharmacy practice. Learning Objectives The targ...
ProCE

Product Quality Verification of Dietary Supplements

Activity Description Patients have thousands of dietary supplement options available to them in todays market. Many of these patients will ask you, their physician, physician assistant, local pharmacist, nurse provider or dietitian, for help in deciding if they need a dietary supplement and which one to purchase. This activity is designed to support your counseling efforts by examining dietary supplement regulation with specific emphasis on the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSH...
ProCE

Medication Safety in Radiology: Often Unrecognized Issues

Activity Description Radiology departments often use medications in ways that are different from other clinical areas of the hospital, which presents a unique set of challenges. Pharmacists and Radiologic Technologists may not always be aware of the significant safety issues that can arise or their role in promoting safe medication use in this setting. This activity will educate participants on how medications are administered in radiology and the unique devices and techniques employed in the...
ProCE

Lung Cancer

Activity Description This is a featured CE activity on the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE) website. CSPE is the educational hub of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). Most CSPE activities include the pathophysiology and clinical therapeutics of various disease states in which specialty pharmacy products and services are provided. CSPE also covers legal, regulatory and operational topics relevant to specialty pharmacy practice. Learning Objectives The targ...
ProCE

Introduction to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9) Inhibition

Activity Description This is a featured CE activity on the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE) website. CSPE is the educational hub of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). Most CSPE activities include the pathophysiology and clinical therapeutics of various disease states in which specialty pharmacy products and services are provided. CSPE also covers legal, regulatory and operational topics relevant to specialty pharmacy practice. Learning Objectives The targ...
ProCE

Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Specialty Pharmacy Services Role

Activity Description This is a featured CE activity on the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE) website. CSPE is the educational hub of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). Most CSPE activities include the pathophysiology and clinical therapeutics of various disease states in which specialty pharmacy products and services are provided. CSPE also covers legal, regulatory and operational topics relevant to specialty pharmacy practice. Learning Objectives The targ...
ProCE

Improving Medication Safety in the Radiology Setting

Activity Description Radiology departments often use medications in ways that are different from other clinical areas of the hospital, and staff may not be aware of the significant safety issues that can arise. This webinar will explore current medication safety issues in the radiology setting, such the safe use of contrast, appropriate labeling of containers, beyond-use dating, and patient identification. Nationally known experts will discuss actual cases in which errors have occurred, and w...
ProCE

Emergency Contraception: Clinical Aspects and Patient Care

In recent years, several over-the-counter emergency contraception products have entered the market. These include Plan B and other levonorgestrel-based generic alternatives. No longer are these products dispensed by pharmacists, nor are they subject to age restrictions, counseling requirements, and certain other guidelines that were imposed when Plan B was first approved. Yet, there is significant confusion, as well as misunderstanding and anxiety, among pharmacists as well as consumers regard...
ProCE

Benefit Verification

This is a featured CE activity on the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE) website. CSPE is the educational hub of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). Most CSPE activities include the pathophysiology and clinical therapeutics of various disease states in which specialty pharmacy products and services are provided. CSPE also covers legal, regulatory and operational topics relevant to specialty pharmacy practice. Learning Objectives The target audience for this a...
ProCE

An Overview of Biosimilars: Potential Implications for Pharmacists

This is a featured CE activity on the Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education (CSPE) website. CSPE is the educational hub of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). Most CSPE activities include the pathophysiology and clinical therapeutics of various disease states in which specialty pharmacy products and services are provided. CSPE also covers legal, regulatory and operational topics relevant to specialty pharmacy practice. Learning Objectives The target audience for this a...
ProCE

FREE Osteopathic Physician CME

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

FREE Ophthalmology CME

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

FREE Oncology CME

Improve your treatment of cancer patients and earn FREE Oncology CME credits with these Free Oncology CME programs from CMEList.com. Most programs are 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Oncology.
CMEList.com

Health Coaching: Tools For Pharmacists

Health coaching is a proven way to help patients manage their chronic health care condition. But how can busy pharmacists implement health coaching into their practice when they are already being pulled in so many directions throughout the day? Learn how pharmacists can engage patients through health coaching and utilize tools to health coach during each patient interaction. This CPE activity will provide pharmacists with information and examples of specific health coaching skills. Motivationa...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Improving Antipsychotic Appropriateness in Dementia Patients

This CPE activity will provide a comprehensive overview of management approaches for problem behaviors and psychosis in dementia. The content discusses non-drug management as well as antipsychotic use, and includes pocket guidelines and other resources for use in practice. Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacists should be able to: 1. List appropriate initial assessments to help determine the causes of problem behaviors or psychosis in dementia 2. Ap...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

2015 Immunization Update for Pharmacists

Recommendations regarding adult and pediatric immunizations are updated frequently. This session will discuss the new 2015 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations as well as new vaccines to the market. Included in the discussion will be influenza vaccine considerations in preparation for the 2015-2016 season as well as patient cases to review recommended vaccines based on the most current immunization schedules. Upon successful completion of this knowledge-base...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

The Missing Link: Medication Manager

This CPE activity will consider the impact that adverse drug events play in the healthcare system, the evolving role of the pharmacist in managing medication safety across care transitions, and how this contributes to hospital admissions & readmissions. Discuss the integration of pharmacy services in the new value-based reimbursement model of care. This webinar was previously recorded with a live audience throughout 2014. Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, ...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

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