Medication Error Prevention for Practicing Pharmacists

This program will provide tools and techniques for community pharmacists to reduce medication errors in their pharmacies. It will discuss how root cause analysis and failure mode and effects analysis can hep prevent future medication errors and improve patient safety. The program will also provide insight into how technology and electronic prescribing can cause medication errors and what community pharmacists can do to help prevent these types of errors.
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Radioactive! Nuclear Pharmacy or Unclear Pharmacy?

Nuclear Pharmacy has long been a misunderstood professional segment of the pharmaceutical sciences, from patients and professionals alike. This session is intended to provide a general overview of the practice of nuclear pharmacy, including highlights of commonly used nuclear medicine imaging agents. Special considerations, including equipment and safety concerns, are addressed as they apply to this unique professional practice.
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CBD, The Endocannabinoid System, and Your Practice

In this timely and forwarded thinking CE on cannabidiol (CBD), you will learn about the different roles of the endocannabinoid system in relation to overall health. We will discuss the impact that cannabidiol (CBD) can have on the endocannabinoid system as well as other biological receptors and pathways. You will learn that its not just about CBD and there are different cannabinoids, both endogenous to the body, and exogenous phyto-cannabinoids. Lastly, we will recognize what makes a quality ...
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Fundamental EYEdeas: Ophthalmic Counseling Points for Pharmacists

This activity will review key counseling points that pharmacists encounter daily, especially when caring for patients with diabetes. We will discuss diabetic retinopathy and importance of routine eye exams. This activity will also include treatment of herpetic eye disease as well as possible ocular complications with the misuse of topical steroids. After completion of this activity, participants will have a greater confidence counseling patients regarding common general treatment concepts, inc...
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FDA Black Box Warnings

Black Box Warnings (BBW) have been established and recognized as the highest level warning from the FDA to promote optimal patient safety. Although clinicians are generally aware of the importance of these alerts, the inconsistency in how these alerts are documented has become an increasing concern now that there are electronic updates to labeling (and many more generic companies now involved). This program will provide an update on class BBW exploring the AHFS by therapeutic categories as wel...
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BMTCN® Exam Review - Miami

This program is designed for BMT oncology nurses seeking a review in preparation for the ONCC® Blood & Marrow Transplant Certified Nurse (BMTCN®) Exam. The review will focus on the following categories from the 2016 test content outline: indications for transplantation, types of transplants and stem-cell sources, pretransplant care, preparative regimens, stem-cell infusion, graft-versus host disease, post-transplant care, survivorship and professional practice. This is not an introductory co...
MED-ED

CPN Exam Review - Tucson

This two-day seminar is for nurses who care for pediatric patients. This course serves as a review for the Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN®)* Exam. The CPN® Exam is for the nurse who has pediatric practice experience and who demonstrates knowledge and abilities related to pediatric nursing beyond basic RN licensure. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the learner to: 1.Describe the Certified Pediatric Nurse Exam, test plan and the practice requirements to sit for the exam. ...
MED-ED

OCN® Exam Review - Miami

This program is designed for oncology nurses seeking a general oncology review in preparation for the ONCC® OCN Exam. We will focus on the following categories from the 2016 OCN blueprint: cancer epidemiology, health promotion and cancer screening, scientific basis for practice, treatment modalities, symptom management, psychosocial care, oncologic emergencies, palliative/end-of-life care and survivorship. This is not meant to be an introductory course, but rather a comprehensive review of ba...
MED-ED

Introduction to Adult Echocardiography

Introduction to Adult Echocardiography Live Training Course is a five (5) day echocardiography course in St. Petersburg, FL that is taught by leading echocardiography experts and is designed to provide a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret adult cardiac ultrasound examinations. You will enjoy industry leading hands-on training with a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with normal anatomy and pathologies that is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other ...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency ultrasound examinations. State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization for system controls. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam) and pneumothorax. Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdomen, aorta, female pelvis, and adult heart. State an algorit...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine

Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine Training Course is designed for medical professionals seeking to integrate ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques into their emergency or critical care practice. These courses are taught at our facility in St. Petersburg, Florida by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts that specialize in Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks for Emergency Medicine that incorporate comprehensive lectures covering upper and lower extremity blocks and inte...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Advanced Emergency/Critical Care Ultrasound

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound examinations. Identify sonographic characteristics associated with abdominal sepsis involving the hepatobiliary, renal, and GI systems. Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoske...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Trauma and Acute Care Sonography

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase knowledge and skills to perform ultrasound examinations (specific exams based on specialty track selected). Demonstrate appropriate scan techniques and protocols for performing ultrasound examinations. Improve scanning skills and increase diagnostic confidence. Perform examinations under supervised conditions to help fulfill credentialing and/or individual certification requirements Demonstrate the participants kno...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Demonstrate the participant’s knowledge to better perform ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. List the advantages and disadvantages of the “In-Plane” and “Out-of-Plane” and the “Direct” vs. “Indirect” ultrasound-guided vascular access techniques. Differentiate venous vs. arterial anatomy by ultrasound....
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound examinations. Identify sonographic characteristics associated with abdominal sepsis involving the hepatobiliary, renal, and GI systems. Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoske...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to OB/GYN Ultrasound

Objectives Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform and/or interpret gynecology and obstetrical ultrasound examinations. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produc diagnostic images Demonstrate routine scan protocols for performing transabdominal & endovaginal GYN scanning, and 1st trimester obstetric applications. State the normal and abnormal imaging characteristics of the ovaries and uterus and differentiate commonly seen pathology. Lis...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Physics / Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI) Registry Review

Sonography Principles & Instrumentation Registry Review Course provides a comprehensive review with topics based on ARDMS exam content outlines for successfully completing the Sonography Principles & Instrumentation certification exam. To guarantee the highest industry exam success rate this course is taught by leading Sonography Principles & Instrumentation experts in the Sonography Principles & Instrumentation ultrasound profession and is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers an...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Registry Review

Objectives Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations. Outline appropriate transducer selection, system optimization, and identify commonly seen artifacts associated with MSK ultrasound. State scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, knee, ankle, foot and hip ultrasound examinations. Identify normal anatomy during musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging. Recognize ultrasound characteristics of commonly seen pathol...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Sharing the Journey: Advanced Illness Care

Conference Overview: Our population is aging and is expected to grow to almost 87 million by 2050. Over the last decade, the fastest growing cohort has been individuals 85 years and older. This conference will provide physicians advanced practice clinicians, and other members of the care team an update on the latest evidencebased concepts in managing life-limiting illness and end-of-life care. The format includes lecture, casebased discussion, role-playing, and the opportunity to complete you...
HealthPartners

New & Old Drugs: Best Choices

Conference Overview: According to the CDC, nearly half of Americans—and over three-fourths of adults aged 65 and older— live with a chronic condition that requires medication therapy. Medication use among younger adults and children is also increasing, with 30 percent of children under 18 taking at least one regular medication for conditions such as ADHD, allergies, asthma, diabetes or depression. Many of these drugs are prescribed in primary care as the typical entry point into the medic...
HealthPartners

Women’s Health and OB/GYN Update

Conference Overview: Health care for women requires up-to-date, gender-specific knowledge of disease prevention and disease management. This conference is designed to focus on the challenges clinicians face daily in their care of women in the primary care setting. Topics will focus on the most recent guidelines and effective approaches for screening, diagnosing and managing various conditions many women experience. Women often seek care from their primary clinicians to help them feel healt...
HealthPartners

Cardiac-Vascular Nursing Exam Review - Englewood

This two-day seminar is a concentrated review of major cardiac and vascular disease processes coupled with current treatment modalities and best practice recommendations for the adult patient. Each section will contain a system review coupled with associated pathophysiology and disease states relevant to the cardiac vascular systems. Case studies will be incorporated throughout the program to encourage development of critical thinking skills. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares...
MED-ED

Emergency Triage: Assess & Intervene - Cloquet

This intense one-day review will cover one of the most critical assignments for the ED nurse: triage. This program will review gathering a patient’s history, assessment skills and critical thinking. This course is designed to provide participants with a review of systems and discuss common emergencies for each system. Interactive triage case studies will challenge even the most seasoned nurses. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares the learner to: 1. Describe the benefits of...
MED-ED

Blended Introduction to Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret TCD/TCI examinations. Demonstrate standard scan techniques for performing a TCD and TCI exam. Recognize normal and abnormal intracranial Doppler spectral waveform characteristics. Apply diagnostic criteria for TCD/TCI interpretation. State the clinical applications and limitations of TCD/TCI examinations. Increase knowledge and confidence to integrate the ...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Ultrasound

Objectives Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform and/or interpret upper and lower Peripheral Vascular ultrasound examinations. Apply knowledge of the anatomy/physiology of the upper & lower extremity venous and arterial systems into the venous & arterial duplex and physiologic testing examinations. Perform routine scan protocols, and document Doppler waveforms for lower extremity arterial and venous evaluations of the upper and lower extremity. Demonstrate vein mapping t...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Ultrasound

Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging Live Training Course is taught by leading vascular ultrasound experts, with a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio and is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need carotid ultrasound training. GCUS offers (2) Two Day Carotid Ultrasound Courses at our facility in St. Petersburg, FL that includes 70+ interactive case presentations. GCUS offers Carotid Ultrasound Training as a stand alone...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Live Training Course provides participants a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret the core ultrasound applications in an emergency setting as outlined in the ACEP ultrasound practice guidelines. These courses are taught by leading emergency medicine ultrasound experts and are specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need emergency medicine ultrasound training. This course incorporates comprehen...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Ultrasound Guided Nerve Blocks in Emergency Medicine

Objectives Increase the participants’ knowledge and competence to perform ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for emergency medicine applications. List the advantages of using ultrasound-guided nerve block techniques. Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided upper extremities regional anesthesia nerve blocks.. Demonstrate imaging techniques for performing ultrasound-guided lower extremities anesthesia nerve blocks. Perform PECC and TAP blocks using ultrasound gu...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Advanced Emergency/Critical Care Ultrasound

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound examinations. Identify sonographic characteristics associated with abdominal sepsis involving the hepatobiliary, renal, and GI systems. Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculo...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Exploring Nuances Among Targeted and Immune Checkpoint Therapies in Melanoma: Focus on Mechanisms, BRAF Mutation, and Achieving a Durable Response

The treatment of advanced melanoma has shifted dramatically since the introduction of immune checkpoint inhibitors and BRAF/MEK inhibitors. Now, community oncology clinicians have multiple treatment options for their patients with stage III and IV disease that include both targeted and immunotherapies. However, treatment selection is highly complex, requiring consideration of multiple patient-, disease-, and treatment-related variables. It is therefore critical to provide community oncology cl...
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC.

Introduction to Peripheral Vascular Duplex/Color Flow Imaging

Objectives Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret upper and lower Peripheral Vascular ultrasound examinations. Apply knowledge of the anatomy/physiology of the upper and lower extremity venous and arterial systems into the venous and arterial duplex and physiologic testing examinations. Cite Doppler/color physics and be able to (sonographers) apply these principles to optimize system controls and/or (physicians) utilize this information for recognizing tec...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging

Objectives Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging ultrasound examinations. Apply knowledge of the anatomy/physiology of the cerebrovascular system into the Carotid Duplex examination. Cite Doppler/color physics principles and be able to (sonographers) apply these principles to optimize system controls or (physicians) utilize this information for identifying technical errors which may result in misdiagnosis. Perform routin...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency and Critical Care ultrasound examinations. Identify Sonographic Characteristics Associated With Abdominal Sepsis Involving The Hepatobiliary, Renal, And GI Systems. Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal, ...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Critical care ultrasound examinations. State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization of system controls. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam). Demonstrate image orientation, transducer placement, and scan protocols for performing ultrasound evaluation of pneumothorax. Demonstrate s...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency ultrasound examinations. State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization for system controls. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam) and pneumothorax. Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdomen, aorta, female pelvis, and adult heart. State an algorit...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Regenerative Medicine Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Advanced/Interventional MSK Ultrasound with Regenerative Medicine Live Training Course is designed to expand and update the participants' skills to integrate advanced MSK applications and ultrasound-guided regenerative medicine techniques into clinical practice. These courses are taught by leading musculoskeletal ultrasound experts that incorporates comprehensive evidence-based lectures and interactive case presentations featuring a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with live mode...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Advanced and Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and / or interpret MSK ultrasound exams. Outline the biology and evidence for use of various regenerative substances. State when, why, and how to integrate regenerative medicine as a practical treatment option. Interpret complex musculoskeletal ultrasound images and list treatment options and patient management strategies. List protocols for ultrasound evaluation and tr...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with Interventional Cadaver Lab

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations. List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wris...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Increase the participant's knowledge to better perform and/or interpret MSK ultrasound examinations. List the indications, benefits, and limitations of MSK ultrasound for sports medicine injuries, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and rheumatology applications. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. Demonstrate scanning protocols for performing shoulder, elbow, wris...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access

Objectives Demonstrate the participant’s knowledge to better perform ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. List the advantages and disadvantages of the “In-Plane” and “Out-of-Plane” and the “Direct” vs. “Indirect” ultrasound-guided vascular access techniques. Differentiate venous vs. arterial anatomy by ultrasound. Identify ultrasound imaging characteristics of vessel...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

OB/GYN Ultrasound Registry Review

Objectives Increase the participants’ knowledge to better perform and/or interpret gynecology and obstetrical ultrasound examinations. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produc diagnostic images Demonstrate routine scan protocols for performing transabdominal & endovaginal GYN scanning, and 1st trimester obstetric applications. State the normal and abnormal imaging characteristics of the ovaries and uterus and differentiate commonly seen pathology. Lis...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Abdominal Ultrasound Registry Review

Abdominal Ultrasound Registry Review Course provides a comprehensive review with topics based on ARDMS exam content outlines for successfully completing the abdominal certification exam. To guarantee the highest industry exam success rate this course is taught by leading abdominal ultrasound experts in the abdominal ultrasound profession and is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals who need abdominal ultrasound registry preparation. This course enta...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Introduction to Adult Echocardiography

Introduction to Adult Echocardiography Live Training Course is a five (5) day echocardiography course in St. Petersburg, FL that is taught by leading echocardiography experts and is designed to provide a strong foundation to perform and/or interpret adult cardiac ultrasound examinations. You will enjoy industry leading hands-on training with a 3:1 faculty to participant hands-on scan ratio with normal anatomy and pathologies that is specifically designed for physicians, sonographers and other ...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

LIPOHYPERTROPHY

With the market of injectable medications growing rapidly, it is important that patients understand how to properly inject their medications to prevent adverse events. Lipohypertrophy, otherwise known as a form of lipodystrophy, is a common adverse effect associated with injecting insulin. As one of the most trusted professionals, pharmacists have the unique opportunity to educate patients about this adverse effect. Lipohypertrophy is commonly caused by needle reuse and improper site rotati...
MCPHS University

SMOKING CESSATION: A DYING HABIT

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and is frequently used by many adults and youth in the United States. Common therapies used to treat tobacco dependence are over the counter products not needing a prescription. These products while safe and effective, are best if used appropriately. Pharmacist play a key role ensuring these products are used safely and effectively to help patient quit tobacco use. This course will provide patient cases where the viewer will have to recom...
MCPHS University

AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS: A THERAPEUTIC OVERVIEW

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) provides an interesting challenge to pharmacists involved in interdisciplinary teams developing individualized care plan for patients. Despite ALS being described almost 150 years ago, there has been little advancement in pharmacological treatment for this devastating disease. Despite the lack of many treatment options, pharmacists are required to have a strong grasp of the disease landscape to make an impact for both patients and caregivers. Given that most...
MCPHS University

VETERINARY MEDICINE AND THE COMMUNITY PHARMACIST

Community pharmacists’ role in veterinary care has been growing and thus they should be prepared to provide the same quality of care to their veterinary patients as they do for their human patients. Veterinarians may provide prescriptions to be filled in a community pharmacy at the pet owner’s request or for medications that are not available at the veterinary clinic. While community pharmacists may be accustomed to filling veterinary prescriptions, they may not have the training necessary...
MCPHS University

Update in Hospital Medicine 2020

Comprehensive updates, advances, and best practices to optimize inpatient care This 3-day intensive Harvard Medical School CME program, which has sold out for the past 5 years, updates busy practitioners on current, best practices in hospital medicine. Among the highest-rated Harvard CME courses, the curriculum covers over 30 core topics, with an emphasis on practical management of common problems: • Heart failure • Atrial fibrillation • Acute coronary syndromes • Diabetes • EC...
Harvard Medical School

Blended Trauma and Acute Care Sonography

Objectives Increase knowledge and skills to perform ultrasound examinations (specific exams based on specialty track selected). Demonstrate appropriate scan techniques and protocols for performing ultrasound examinations. Improve scanning skills and increase diagnostic confidence. Perform examinations under supervised conditions to help fulfill credentialing and/or individual certification requirements Demonstrate the participants knowledge to better perform and/or interpret trauma ultras...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access

Upon completion of this activity the learner should be able to: Demonstrate the participant’s knowledge to better perform ultrasound-guided vascular access procedures. Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images. List the advantages and disadvantages of the “In-Plane” and “Out-of-Plane” and the “Direct” vs. “Indirect” ultrasound-guided vascular access techniques. Differentiate venous vs. arterial anatomy by ultrasound....
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

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