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2016 - Neonatal Pharmacology

2016 - Neonatal Pharmacology Content Origination Date: Apr 14, 2016 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 5, 2019 Total CE Credits: 32.00 - Physician 32.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs) 32.00 - CA RN/CA BRN 20.00 - Pharmacology 20.50 - Pharmacist This online conference offers cutting edge information from leading clinicians and researchers in neonatology focusing on an interdisciplinary team approach to the pharmacologic treatment of critically ill newborns. You wil...
Contemporary Forums

Risk Management in Anticoagulation

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Michael Smith, PharmD, CACP, BCPS discusses the main issues related to the management of risk when pharmacists are involved in anticoagulation management. Target Audience Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy. This activity is not accredited for technicians. Learning Objectives ...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Hypercoagulable States

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Anuja Rizal discusses her experience with starting an anticoagulation clinic. Target Audience Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy. This activity is not accredited for technicians. Learning Objectives At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to: Describe inherited hypercoagulable states Describe acquired hypercoagulable states Discu...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Heparin/Low Molecular Weight Heparin and Fondaparinux Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Mary Jane Mattern, PharmD, CACP discusses the pharmacology and pharmacotherapy of heparin, low molecular weight heparin and fondaparinux. Target Audience Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy. This activity is not accredited for technicians. Learning Objectives At the conclusi...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Vitamin K Antagonist Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy and Pharmacogenomics

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Mary Jane Mattern, PharmD, CACP discusses the pharmacology and pharmacotherapy of heparin, low molecular weight heparin and fondaparinux. Target Audience Target Audience Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy. This activity is not accredited for technicians. Learning Objectives...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Laboratory Monitoring Anticoagulation

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Michael Smith, RPh, PharmD, CACP discusses the various laboratory tests for monitoring anticoagulation therapy. Target Audience: Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy This activity is not accredited for technicians Learning objectives: At the conclusion of the activity,...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Case Studies in Drug Interactions with Anticoagulation Therapy

In this application-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Philip Hritcko, PharmD, CACP discusses the important drug interactions with anticoagulation therapy and discusses cases related to drug interactions. Target Audience Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy. This activity is not accredited for technicians. Learning Objec...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Pharmacist Reimbursement for Anticoagulation Services

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Michael Smith, RPh, PharmD, CACP discusses pharmacist reimbursement issues for anticoagulation services. Target Audience Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy. This activity is not accredited for technicians. Learning Objectives At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists w...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Perioperative Management of Warfarin Interruption

In this application-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr. Victoria Lambert, PharmD, CACP discuss the important aspects of utilizing bridge therapy for patients on long-term anticoagulation. Target Audience Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy. This activity is not accredited for technicians. Learning Objectives At the...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

New Oral Anticoagulants: Factor IIa and Xa Inhibitors

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Michael Smith, RPh, PharmD, CACP discusses the new oral anticoagulation agents. Target Audience: Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy This activity is not accredited for technicians Learning objectives: At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to: 1. ...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Available Strategies to Reverse Oral Anticoagulation Medications

In this application-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Michael Smith, PharmD, CACP discusses the reversal of oral anticoagulation medications. Target Audience: Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy This activity is not accredited for technicians Learning objectives: At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able t...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Challenging Topics in Anticoagulation

In this application-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Michael Smith, PharmD, CACP discusses challenging topics in anticoagulation). Target Audience: Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy This activity is not accredited for technicians Learning objectives: At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Developing an Anticoagulation Clinic

In this knowledge-based continuing pharmacy education activity Dr Anuja Rizal discusses her experience with starting an anticoagulation clinic. Target Audience Pharmacists who are interested in the management of patients on anticoagulation therapy and/or who are interested in starting pharmacy services for patients on anticoagulation therapy. This activity is not accredited for technicians. Learning Objectives At the conclusion of the activity, pharmacists will be able to: Di...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Getting to the Heart of the Matter for Pharmacists

This activity is accredited for health-system pharmacists and pharmacy technicians that manage patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS). Educational Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: Pharmacy • Identify patients at risk for ACS • Explain the distinct phases of the continuum of IHD and ACS: UA, NSTEMI, and STEMI in order to assist the care team in managing patients as they progress through treatment • Review recent advances in t...
Medical Learning Institute

Asthma Community Pharmacy Series

Asthma is a prevalent health condition with significant public health, quality of life, and economic consequences. With increasing numbers of respiratory delivery devices being used to deliver medication to the lung, pharmacists need to keep current on asthma devices. Pharmacists can help improve patient outcomes by identifying at-risk patients and intervening briefly to ensure proper inhalation technique. This series demonstrates evidence-based interventions that are sensitive to the const...
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise

Major Depressive Disorder and Management of Population Health

Major Depressive Disorder and Management of Population Health Release date: July 23, 2018 Expiration date: July 23, 2019 Target audience: Physicians, pharmacists, and managed care professionals Type of activity: Application Length of podcast: 1 hour Fee: Free Activity Overview The behavioral health care landscape is evolving and healthcare professionals are becoming more aware of the need to improve patient care and adherence to treatment. This activity examines the prevalence of...
Pharmacy Times Continuing Education

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

Engaging Patients in Osteoporosis Care: Start Early, Never Stop

With an increasing number of individuals at risk for and diagnosed with osteoporosis, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians have opportunities to engage patients and collaborate with health care providers in the delivery of patient-centered care. It is essential for those involved in osteoporosis care to review the basics, including its pathophysiology, identify risk factors to conduct appropriate screening following national guideline recommendations, evaluate diagnostic results, and sel...
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Spanish for Pharmacists

A comprehensive course for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to learn basic Spanish language skills to improve their patient counseling and communication skills in a pharmacy. Spanish for Pharmacists provides education on pharmacy "one liners", tips to communicate with Spanish speaking patients, alphabet, punctuation, general vocabulary, numbers, colors, and more!
COREreadiness

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...
freeCE.com

Self-Care Specialist (SCS) Unit 4: Women's Health

Women are generally not too shy in asking questions in the "Feminine Hygiene" aisle. They are very proactive about their health and given a private area, they will specifically tell you what symptoms they are having. This activity is an overview to women's most frequent health issues, including vaginal infections, urinary tract infections and menstrual maladies. We will discuss the number of sexual lubricants that are available and select the right ones be it for a woman wanting to conceive or...
freeCE.com

Long Term Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors...Is it Safe?

Over the last number of years and even most recently observational studies have surfaced examining the long term safety of proton pump inhibitors, most notably the prescription PPIs. Some of the long term effects that have been observed in these studies include dementia, fractures, kidney disease, nutrient malabsorption, infections and most recently death. Despite all of the data that has been published it is important to look more closely at these studies since they are only observational and...
freeCE.com

Mixing Technology: Fundamentals and Applications

Who Should Attend? This course is for individuals in process industries such as oil, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, cosmetic, mineral, environmental, polymer, biological, food and paper where mixing or formulation (often of complex materials) is undertaken in stirred vessels or other mixing equipment. These professionals include, but are not limited to: • Chemists • Engineers • Pharmacists • Formulation scientists • Biologists • Material scien...
CfPA

37th Annual UC Davis Infectious Diseases Conference

TARGET AUDIENCE: This program provides a review and update of practical information for internists, family physicians, Infectious Diseases specialists, nurses,pharmacists and others who manage patients with infectious diseases. Special features include: * Laboratory exercises designed to simulate clinical experience with the use of the microbiology laboratory and the management of cases seen in practice.* A choice of workshop sessions for practical smaller group discussions on a variety o...
University of California Davis

Primary Care Update 2019 in Bonita Springs, Florida

Live Florida CE & CME! Join us on the Gulf Coast January 24-26, 2019 , hosted at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. This conference, Primary Care Update 2019 is a popular CE/CME program. It includes the latest new drug and opioid information and provides 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1™, ACPE and pharmacology CE/ CME credit. Topic 1: Long-Term Use of Psychotropic Medications: Direct Effects and Side Effects Topic 2: Advances in the Mana...
University Learning Systems

Moving the Needle on Blood Pressure Management in Adults

High blood pressure affects millions of patients in the United States and is a commonly encountered disease state in the healthcare arena. With the role of a pharmacist expanding to include additional clinical functions such as medication therapy management and collaborative practice, it is essential that an evidence-based approach is taken when assessing patients as well as evaluating and optimizing pharmacotherapy regimens. New guidelines are available to help guide the assessment and treatm...
freeCE.com

How Sweet It Is! Management of Diabetes: Injectable Medications

Pharmacy practitioners are drug experts, including the selection, dosing and titration of injectable antidiabetes and hypoglycemic agents. Many new antidiabetes medications have been introduced to the market in recent years, and pharmacist needs to be aware about best practices in the use of these medications.
freeCE.com

Help Wanted: Education & Defining Tomorrow's Pharmacy Technician

The direction of pharmacy technician education and training has been a source of debate within the profession since the recommendation was first introduced in the 1960. Fifty years later, discussions continue, with both the definition and scope of practice for pharmacy technicians varying drastically from state to state. Multiple key events have once again drawn this debate into the national spotlight, yielding one advocacy organization to publish a grading system for each state's regulatory r...
freeCE.com

Self-Care Specialist (SCS) Unit 1: Introduction to Self-Care

This activity is an introduction to over-the-counter drug therapy designed to make the pharmacist understand the scope and cost savings of OTC medications. A brief history of the laws that govern OTC products as well as approaches to helping patients make informed self-care choices. Although the behind the counter concept does exist, and is currently underutilized participants will see the need for expansion for that category. Join "Professor Pete" Kreckel a pharmacist with nearly four decades...
freeCE.com

Navigating New Options to Improve Outcomes in Multiple Myeloma

As new combinations and classes of agents emerge for the treatment of multiple myeloma (MM), community-based treatment teams require clarity on the optimal integration of recently approved and emerging agents into the relapsed/refractory landscape for MM. While high-dose chemotherapy is not appropriate for all patients, multiple options have emerged that demonstrate a clinical benefit and require proper integration into the treatment paradigm. In addition, clinicians must meet requirements for...
The Potomac Center for Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and Rockpointe Oncology.

Targeted Therapy for Skin Malignancies: Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma, and Merkel Cell

Patients may not always be offered the most appropriate single and combination targeted therapies that have been proven effective in clinical trials. Currently available clinical data have practice-changing implications for medical oncologists, dermatologists, and related specialists treating skin malignancies. To stay up to date with the latest data, evidence will be presented related to the role of BRAF inhibition, hedgehog signaling, and immunotherapy in the pathogenesis and treatment of ba...
The Potomac Center for Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and Rockpointe Oncology.

Personalizing Medicine with Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics, the study of how genetic variability influences drug response, is a clinically important branch of science that is increasingly being used to personalize medication therapy. Patients and other healthcare providers may turn to pharmacists for clinical pharmacogenomics information, and all pharmacists should be equipped with baseline knowledge in this area. This includes a fundamental understanding of the genetic basis for inter-individual variability in drug response, the term...
MCPHS University

ACA | ACVP Annual Conference & Expo

Choose from 10.5 hrs of pharmacy CE with our Rx for Pharmacy Success! Enjoy the luxurious surroundings of an iconic Gulf Coast landmark while you Refresh your knowledge, discover new Resources to boost your business, Reconnect with colleagues, Reinvigorate your networking, and return to your pharmacy Renewed and Ready to put your ideas to work! • Who Should Attend? Pharmacists, Pharmacy Owners, Pharmacy Technicians, Marketers, Pharmacy Students, Pharmacy Cooperatives and Buying Groups, E...
American College of Apothecaries

Precision Medicine and Impact of Therapeutic Drug Levels

Much has been written recently about the need for genetic testing and biomarkers to identify specific targets within cancers, recognizing that there are many subclones and individual differences within the malignancies that arise in patients, even in those with morphologically similar cancers. Another important aspect of cancer treatment is the need to optimize the dose and schedule of administered therapies. Pharmacogenomics has demonstrated that the bioavailability and half-lives of anti-ca...
The Potomac Center for Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and Rockpointe Oncology.

Targeting EGFR, T790M, ALK, and ROS1 in NSCLC

Oncology treatment teams are tasked with navigating through a steady increase in the number and complexity of molecular biomarkers that guide treatment decisions. FDA-approved companion tests have expanded testing options and provide uniformity of reporting, yet challenges in the clinical setting and the potential to negatively impact patient outcomes persist. As part of the continuum of care in oncology, there is an increasing demand for genomic testing to guide the course of treatment. Misi...
The Potomac Center for Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and Rockpointe Oncology.

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

Sterile Compounding: Parenteral Nutrition Update - Ensuring Safe Preparation in 2018

Hospital and home care based pharmacists often compound parenteral nutrition solutions for their patients. Recently, the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy required that pharmacists engaged in or overseeing sterile products compounding obtain additional education specific to this area in order to maintain their licensure. This course will provide specific information for the safe compounding of parenteral nutrition solutions, considered one the most complex types of parenteral ad...
MCPHS University

Comprehensive Sterile Compounding

COMPREHENSIVE STERILE COMPOUNDING is an accredited 3-day, 20-hour (2.0 CEUs) practice-based course designed for pharmacists and technicians who are experienced in compounding. Completion of the Fundamental Compounding & Calculations Course is recommended, but not required. Physicians and other health care professionals are welcome to attend. Participants are instructed in the proper technique preparation, and quality control tests for sterile products, such as validation testing, membran...
American College of Apothecaries

Use of Oncology Quality Measures Where Do We Go from Here?

The new CMMI guidelines for physician reimbursement for patient care require some demonstration of quality and value in care delivery. Certain quality programs are available to oncologists (such as PQRS, QOPI, etc.). These assessments of quality require demonstration that specific guidelines are measured and followed within acceptable compliance targets. This session will address how these measures are developed and applied for use in the new payment models.
The Potomac Center for Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and Rockpointe Oncology.

Achieving Precision Care in Gastrointestinal Cancers

Treatment selection is largely dependent on the goals of therapy; however, sequencing of standard therapies with newly approved therapies as patients’ progress is a key factor in improving quality of care. The recent approval of new agents and advances in biomarker detection have supported the individualization of treatment and subsequent improvements in survival for patients with gastrointestinal cancers. As new agents are expected to enter the treatment paradigm in 2017, clinicians will r...
The Potomac Center for Medical Education, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, and Rockpointe Oncology.

Fundamental Compounding

FUNDAMENTAL COMPOUNDING is an accredited 3-day, 21-hour (2.1 CEUs) practice-based course designed for pharmacists, technicians, marketers, and students who are new to compounding or who have had training in the past, but want a refresher. Physicians and other health care professionals are welcome to attend. This hands-on course focuses on the proper preparation of fundamental dosage forms utilized by pharmacies that are compounding medications for their patients. Participants will learn...
American College of Apothecaries

Veterinary Compounding Essentials

VETERINARY COMPOUNDING ESSENTIALS is an accredited 15 hour (1.5 CEUs) practice-based course that introduces pharmacists, technicians, and marketers to veterinary pharmacy compounding. The program provides fundamental techniques for effectively growing the veterinary compounding practice, including calculations, proper safety practices, hands-on compounding, and marketing. Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to: • Demonstrate knowledge of animal diseases where a...
American College of Apothecaries

Pharmacy Law Update 2018

Target Audience Pharmacists and technicians in all practice settings. Why Attend Pharmacy Law is dynamic and changes frequently because of various reasons: changes in the scope of practice, medication errors, theft, drug abuse, changes in accreditation standards, national standards, etc. Within the past five years, several laws have changed that affected the practice of pharmacy. Pharmacists must keep current in their practice to reflect these changes in the law. Objectives Pharmacist:...
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy

Developing Specifications for Drug Substances and Drug Products

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for those who want to improve their understanding of the overall process of developing specifications for drug substance and drug products from generic, OTC and research-based pharmaceutical industries. The course includes both basic and advanced level topics of interest to: • Pharmacists • Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemists • Staff from Chemical Production Departments • QA and QC Professionals • Regulatory Affairs Per...
CfPA

The Expanding Role of the Pharmacist in HIV Prevention: What Do You Know About PrEP?

The most recent estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that approximately 37,000 people in the United States become infected with HIV each year.1 To reduce the number of new infections, health care providers should be prepared to discuss the potential benefits of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with adults who are at particularly high risk for acquiring HIV.2 The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) and the CDC have published clinical practice guideline...
Integritas Communications

Use and Reversal of Direct Acting Oral Anticoagulants in Complicated Patients

The approval of 5 direct acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in the past 8 years has changed the treatment and prevention of venous thromboembolism and cerebral vascular accidents. After decades of warfarin as the sole oral anticoagulant available in the United States, pharmacists are now being sought out for recommendations of appropriate use and reversal of these new agents in patients with multiple co-morbidities. This population is more often encountered in practice, but there is a paucity ...
MCPHS University

Dermatological Compounding with Pain Management

DERMATOLOGICAL COMPOUNDING WITH PAIN MANAGEMENT is a 15 hour practice-based course designed for pharmacists, technicians, marketers, and students who want to learn more about a growing segment for compounding. Physicians and other healthcare professionals are welcome to attend. This course is a combination of didactic lectures for content and laboratory activities to enhance skill of compounding. Topics covered include: eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, acne vulgaris, acne rosacea, cutaneous inf...
American College of Apothecaries

Quality Management and Compliance in the Pharmaceutical and Related Industries

Who Should Attend? This intensive course will benefit those who need to understand the responsibilities and functions of the Quality Unit in a pharmaceutical firm and how the quality organization impacts all areas of operations and works as a team to help assure the quality of the products and compliance to regulations within in the pharmaceutical manufacturing arenas and related products. This material is particularly suitable for chemists, pharmacists, engineers and administrators working i...
CfPA

Updates in Pediatric Asthma

Asthma is the most common chronic condition in children in the US, with an incidence of 9% (6.8 million individuals under the age of 18). It is more common in children from families living below the poverty threshold (13%) than families with higher incomes (8%). African-American children are more likely to have asthma (16%) than Hispanic (9%) or non-Hispanic white (8%) children. Asthma cannot be cured, but illness and deaths can be prevented with appropriate drug therapy. The National Asthm...
The Rx Consultant

Fundamental Compounding

FUNDAMENTAL COMPOUNDING is an accredited 3-day, 21-hour (2.1 CEUs) practice-based course designed for pharmacists, technicians, marketers, and students who are new to compounding or who have had training in the past, but want a refresher. Physicians and other health care professionals are welcome to attend. This hands-on course focuses on the proper preparation of fundamental dosage forms utilized by pharmacies that are compounding medications for their patients. Participants will learn...
American College of Apothecaries

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