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The A-B-Cs of Kids and Medication: Re-Schooling Pharmacists and Families for Best Outcomes

Chronic and acute illness is common in school-aged children in the United States. This requires administration of medication during the school day. While various organizations have published guidelines on how to best manage medication in children who attend school, no universal policies exist. This creates opportunities for pharmacists. Each school district is positioned to create its own best practices. Pharmacists can work with school staff, parents, guardians, and affected youths to i...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Immunization Training for Pharmacists

Practice Based Immunization Training for Pharmacists A 20 hour practice-based continuing education activity for pharmacists who plan to implement a pharmacist-directed immunization program at their practice site or fulfill the requirements to become a pharmacist immunizer. This comprehensive and interactive practice-based continuing pharmacy education certification program is designed to meet various state regulations* for pharmacist immunizers. *This activity meets state requirements...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Immunization: Update 2015

In this application-based, RECORDED WEBINAR continuing pharmacy education activity, Dr Jennifer Girotto, PharmD, BCBS, will discuss updated immunization information for the 2015-2016 season. The presentation is password protected. Target Audience: Pharmacists who are interested in immunization information and those who are certified as immunizers who require immunization continuing education to maintain their immunization ability Learning objectives: At the conclusion of the acti...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Vaccine Handling, Storage, and Administration Review

Vaccination recommendations change frequently. Pharmacists must stay up to date on current vaccine storage, handling, and administration techniques in order to ensure patient's receive competent and safe care.
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Immunization Update: A Focus on Medical Indications for Vaccines in Adults

The Healthy People 2020 report, published by the US Department of Health and Human Services, includes targets for reducing vaccine-preventable disease rates and increasing vaccination rates in all age groups. According to the report, for each birth cohort (group of individuals born in the same year), immunization with the routine childhood vaccination schedule prevents 14 million cases of disease and reduces direct healthcare costs by $9.9 billion. Vaccines are one of the most cost-effective c...
The Rx Consultant

Infectious Diseases in Primary Care

The Comprehensive 2018 Infectious Disease Update: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment Education for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants This acclaimed Harvard Medical School CME course provides a comprehensive ID update. Led by Harvard Medical School's leading ID faculty and clinicians, this program provides guidance to improve the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious diseases. Participants learn the practice implications of important new innovations and ensure t...
Harvard Medical School Global and Continuing Education

APhA's Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery

APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program (14th Edition) is based on national educational standards for immunization training from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This practice-based curriculum represents a fusion of science and clinical pharmacy. The program, which emphasizes a health care team approach, seeks to foster the implementation of interventions that will promote disease prevention and public health. The purpose of this certificat...
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy

A New Hope in the Prevention of Shingles

Shingles is cause by a reactivation of latent varicella-zoster (VZV) virus. Risk of reactivation is a reality in more than 90% of adults who have been infected by VZV. Shingles can cause considerable pain and most notably can cause postherpetic neuralgia as a complication. Zostavax was recommended to prevent shingles in individuals over the age of 50 but was 50% effective in preventing VZV reactivation. Shingrix was approved by the FDA in October 2017. Shingrix has been shown to have an effica...
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Impact of Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, infecting more than 6 million new people each year. At least 50% of sexually active people will be infected with HPV at some point during their lifetime. More than 200 strains of HPV have been identified with results of infection ranging the spectrum from genital warts to multiple types of cancers. Three vaccines active against the HPV strains most commonly involved in development of genital wart...
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The Mumps Resurgence: What, How, Why, When and What Now!

2016 held the highest number of reported mumps cases in more than a decade. The mumps vaccine program was initiated in 1967 which resulted in a 99% decrease in mumps cases in the United States. Many healthcare professionals have not cared for a patient with mumps and as a result may be unaware of the clinical signs and symptoms, transmission and complications. With the number of mumps cases increasing it is important for pharmacists to recognize cases of mumps promptly in order to refer patien...
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A New Hope in the Prevention of Shingles

Shingles is cause by a reactivation of latent varicella-zoster (VZV) virus. Risk of reactivation is a reality in more than 90% of adults who have been infected by VZV. Shingles can cause considerable pain and most notably can cause postherpetic neuralgia as a complication. Zostavax was recommended to prevent shingles in individuals over the age of 50 but was 50% effective in preventing VZV reactivation. Shingrix was approved by the FDA in October 2017. Shingrix has been shown to have an effica...
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Impact of Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, infecting more than 6 million new people each year. At least 50% of sexually active people will be infected with HPV at some point during their lifetime. More than 200 strains of HPV have been identified with results of infection ranging the spectrum from genital warts to multiple types of cancers. Three vaccines active against the HPV strains most commonly involved in development of genital wart...
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Updates in Testing and Technology in Pathology

Pathology consultation is geared toward providing useful information to assist in the provision of optimal care. This webinar will cover laboratory aspects of the evaluation of lower genital tract disease. Topics to be covered include: types of HPV testing available, handling of biopsy and excision specimens to obtain the best report possible, molecular testing and immunohistochemistry, and areas of diagnostic difficulty.
ASCCP

SOUTH AMERICA CRUISE - Medical/Dental Healthcare Delivery in Challenging Environments

The Professional Education Society invites you to join our CME/CE Seminar for Medical, Dental, Nursing and Allied Healthcare Professionals SOUTH AMERICA CRUISE ON REGENT EXPLORER Medical/Dental Healthcare Delivery in Challenging Environments This Seminar is planned for up to 14 Continuing Education Credit Hours CME/CE credits, Certificates of Completion and possible tax deductible guidelines will be provided for Physicians, Dentists, Nurses, and Allied Health Care Professionals. Cer...
Professional Education Society

Seasonal Influenza Immunization: Strategies for Protecting Older Adults

Age-related decline in immune function impairs both the ability to resist influenza infection and to respond to influenza vaccination, with serious consequences for the older adult population. This program addresses national issues in influenza immunization for adults age 65 years and older, with the aim of supporting optimal decision-making in clinical practice. Topics include: •Describe the benefit of influenza immunization in adults aged 65 and older. •List the vaccine options avai...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Family Medicine and Pediatric Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Approach to Clinical Problems

***COURSE OUTLINE*** Acute Otitis Media: Of Pathogens and Patients. (Eppes) Anemia. (Ferentz) Antibiotic Update. (Eppes) Approach to Stress Fractures. (Pujalte) Chief Complaint: Fever and Rash. (Eppes) Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care. (Ferentz) Evaluation and Treatment of Neck Pain. (Pujalte) Evaluation of Shoulder Pain in Athletes and Athletic Individuals. (Pujalte) Food for Thought: Understanding and Working with Eating Disorders. (L. Ferentz) Headache. (Feren...
American Medical Seminars

Office-Based Infusions Toolkit: A Setup Guide for Your Practice

Do you want to improve immunology care outcomes, increase medication compliance rates, grow your practice, and improve your relationship with patients? If so, then an in-house infusion clinic might be right for you and your patients. View this detailed, yet simple practice-setup guide for: - Business and financial planning templates - Infusion pricing and reimbursement information - Tips for patient recruitment and rapid growth strategies - Staffing considerations ...
ACHL

OSHA & Regulatory Compliance Dental Staff Training Bundle | 9 CEs $69 Super Value includes OSHA video, Bloodborne Pathogens, Infection Control, HazCom, HIPAA, Office Checklists and more

(9 total CEs) New for 2015-16: OSHA & Regulatory Compliance Training Bundle for Dental Staff. 9 CEs & FREE OSHA Compliance Audit Checklist included. Get peace of mind and office compliance with this package. ADA CERP recognized provider in all 50 states. Office and group discounts with 3 or more. 5 ePDF courses and 1-video. Instant certificates and all questions welcome to fulfill the interactive requirement. Courses include: Infection Control OSHA Focus | #1 Bestseller (2 CEs) VIDEO: O...
MyDentalCE.com | Online CE & OSHA Training

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