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Medication Safety Update: Preventing Errors and Adverse Drug Reactions - Florida Board Approved

The “Oath of a Pharmacist” that is recited at pharmacy school graduations emphasizes the importance of medication safety in the profession. The passage says, “I will apply my knowledge, experience, and skills to the best of my ability to assure optimal outcomes for my patients.” Despite these efforts, preventable adverse events related to medications do occur, and all health care professionals can play an integral role in reducing them. Health care professionals need a broad understand...
The Rx Consultant

Surviving and Thriving with ADHD: Part 1. Stimulant and Nonstimulant Treatment

There has been an increase in prescription medications, mainly stimulants, for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) along with an explosion of new formulations. A 2016 CDC report estimates that about 9% of children 2 to 17 years of age (6.1 million) have been diagnosed with ADHD. Among the children with ADHD, 6 out of 10 were taking ADHD medication. The lifetime prevalence of ADHD has been estimated to be as high as 8.1%. In 2015, 4% of privately insured women ages ...
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The Hypothyroid Patient

About 12% of the US population has some form of thyroid disease, and more than half of them are unaware of their condition. Hypothyroidism is the most common thyroid condition. It affects about 2% of women and 0.1-0.2% of men; however, in adults over 60 years old, 6% of women and 2.5% of men have the condition. Hypothyroidism is a chronic disease that requires lifelong treatment; fortunately, it can be easily managed with thyroid hormone replacement medication. The recommended treatment is ...
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Update in Clinical Cardiology - LIVE STREAMING or IN PERSON

The Comprehensive Clinical Cardiology Update Evaluation • Treatment • Patient Care • Procedures • Challenging Cases Update in Clinical Cardiology will be held on October 12 " 14, 2022. You have the option to attend either online as the course is live streamed or in person in Boston, MA. This program, which is among the highest-rated Harvard Medical School CME courses, provides a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art practices to diagnose and treat patients with cardio...
Harvard Medical School

Online CE - Reducing Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Course Objectives At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to: Review medications and lifestyle modifications that are recommended for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia. Identify the patient populations that benefit from statin therapy based on evidence from clinical trials. Apply the treatment approaches recommended in the 2018 ACC-AHA cholesterol guideline to patients with dyslipidemia. Define the role and optimal use of nonstatin therapy to lower LDL-C. Ex...
University Learning Systems

Implementing a Shingles Protocol in Pharmacies

Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a common secondary infection that can impose a significant burden, impacting cerebrovascular, cardiovascular, neurologic, ophthalmic, and dermatologic systems. Therefore, despite common perceptions, shingles is more than just a rash, and its extensive burden highlights the need for an effective prevention strategy. While highly effective vaccines exist, shingles vaccination remains low. Community pharmacists play a critical role in educating at-risk patients abou...
CME Outfitters

Surviving and Thriving with ADHD: Part 2

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, affecting as many as 5-10% of children and adolescents and 2.5- 5% of adults. It is a serious public health concern because of its high prevalence, long-term course, and functional impairment at home, school and work. ADHD can be effectively managed with a variety of treatment options, including parent training, school interventions, medications, and behavioral strategies. Curre...
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Primary Care Internal Medicine - LIVE STREAMING

The Comprehensive Primary Care Update Updates Across All Major Areas of Primary Care and Guidance to Incorporate Them into Practice for State-of-the-Art Patient Care This highly rated Harvard Medical School CME program provides a comprehensive update of the most important changes and advances impacting primary care and guidance to incorporate them into everyday clinical practice. Speakers are among the top clinician-educators at Harvard Medical School. State-of-the-art approaches to the...
Harvard Medical School

Treating Obesity 2022: The Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine - LIVE STREAMING

Education to Optimize Your Care of Adult, Adolescent, and Pediatric Patients with Obesity This highly-rated Harvard Medical School CME course delivers practical strategies to optimize the management of obesity and its many complications, and provides the most up-to-date approaches to obesity prevention and treatment. Highlights of the 2022 program include: • Comprehensive evaluation of the patient with obesity • Medical management of the patient with obesity • Emerging precision med...
Harvard Medical School

COVID-19—Associated Invasive Fungal Infections: Multidisciplinary Management

Target Audience This activity is directed to physicians with specialties in infectious diseases, pulmonary/critical care medicine, and pathology/laboratory medicine as well as other healthcare providers who care for patients with severe COVID-19. Program Overview Patients with severe COVID-19 who require mechanical ventilation are at increased risk for invasive fungal infections (IFIs), including COVID-19–associated pulmonary aspergillosis (CAPA), endemic fungi reactivation and non-Aspe...
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, Terranova Medica, LLC and the Mycoses Study Group Education & Research ConsortiumC.

Urinary Tract Infection: Uncomplicated Infections in Women

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common outpatient infections, accounting for over 10 million office visits and 2-3 million emergency room visits each year. Women are more likely to experience a UTI than men and have a lifetime incidence as high as 60%. The likelihood of a UTI increases as women age; those over 65 years old have twice the incidence as younger females. In addition, 30 to 40% of women who experience a UTI have a recurrence, frequently within the next 3 months. The co...
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Advances in™ Dry Eye Disease - The Future of Treatment for Patients with Meibomian Gland Dysfunction-Associated DED

Target Audience This online educational activity is directed toward ophthalmologists, optometrists and other healthcare professionals who would be involved in dry eye disease care, such as PCPs, NPs and PAs. Program Overview This online educational activity is designed to provide expert interpretation of new and emerging data on the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD)-associated dry eye disease (DED), with a forward-looking perspective on how new and novel agents may impact...
Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC.

Online CE - The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic: Abuse and Diversion of Opioids and Other Illicit Drugs Course Objectives At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to: Describe the extent of diversion occurring in the United States; List the most commonly diverted substances; Categorize the impact, especially the increase in overdose deaths associated with opioids, of diversion on society and on abusers; Compare and contrast the evidence for and against the medical use of ...
University Learning Systems

Opioid REMS: Moving Forward, Safely & Effectively

Target Audience This educational program is designed for physicians and other healthcare providers who are DEA registered prescribers of controlled substances – including physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and, in some states, pharmacists. In addition, non-prescribing healthcare team members who support the treatment and management of patients with pain but are not authorized to prescribe such as pharmacists and nurses will benefit from participating in this ...
Purdue University College of Pharmacy

New Pharmacotherapeutics for the Treatment of Glaucoma: Targeting the Trabecular Meshwork

CONTENT SOURCE This continuing medical education (CME)/continuing education (CE) activity captures content from a roundtable discussion. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION The development and commercialization of two new topical glaucoma drugs has renewed interest in medical therapy. In late 2017, after a 2-decade gap in glaucoma pharmacology innovation, two drugs in novel classes were approved for IOP reduction in eyes with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma. These drugs lower IOP through uniq...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

With an aging population, the prevalence of osteoporosis continues to increase. There are nearly 54 million adults in the US who have osteoporosis or are at high risk for the disease. About 1 in 4 women 65 years of age or older are affected – compared with 1 in 20 men over the age of 65.3 Fifty percent of women will break a bone due to osteoporosis. On an annual basis, fractures are linked with over 430,000 hospital admissions, 2.5 million medical office visits, and 180,000 nursing home a...
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Diabetes Management Update: A Patient-Centered Approach

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 30 million people in the US have diabetes (9% of the US population). Only 23 million have an official diagnosis, while 7 million are undiagnosed. The prevalence of diabetes is highest in American Indians/Alaskan Natives at 15%, followed by African Americans (13%), people of Hispanic ethnicity (12%) and Caucasians (7%). An estimated 84 million people in the US have prediabetes (34% of the population) – including nearly half o...
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Dreams of Tahiti Cruise on Windstar: Treatment Considerations in Isolated Communities

Discover paradise in French Polynesia! Join PES for 8 nights to explore the best of the South Pacific with its crystal-clear lagoons, colorful coral gardens, lush rainforests, and Polynesian culture—while sailing aboard the 148-guest sailing yacht, Windstar Wind Spirit! This Seminar is planned for 12 Continuing Education Credit Hours. CME/CE Professional Seminar Fee: $695 Seminar Attendance Fee: $450 CME/CE credits, Certificates of Completion and possible tax deductible gui...
Professional Education Society

Asthma Management: New Developments

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects over 339 million individuals worldwide. Characterized by variable airflow limitation and bronchial hyperresponsiveness, symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and/or cough. Asthma symptoms are episodic in nature, often worse at night or in the early morning, and can be triggered by factors such as exercise, airborne allergens, pollution, cigarette smoking, weather changes (eg, very cold, low humidity), and viral up...
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8th Edition of Global Conference on Pharmaceutics and Novel Drug Delivery Systems (PHARMA 2023)

After the prodigious success of our 5 editions of Pharma conference, Magnus Group is pleased to invite you to its hybrid event “8th Edition of Global Conference on Pharmaceutics and Novel Drug Delivery Systems” Pharma 2023 scheduled during March 13-15, 2023 at Singapore. The conference will deliberate on the theme “Decadal Overview of Recent Trends and Innovations Changing the Pharma Industry.” The rise of biopharma and concerns about patient compliance have prompted us to adopt a...
Lauragreene

New Drugs 2019

Intended Audience: Pharmacists The number of new drugs approved each year has increased significantly since 1990. Various expedited approval pathways such as Orphan Drug Status designation, Accelerated Approval, Fast-Track, Priority Reviews, and the use of surrogate endpoints in studies have reduced the FDA review time from more than 3 years in 1983 to less than 1 year in 2017. In 2019, the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research approved 48 novel drugs – a decline from 59 in 2018...
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Effective PCSK9 Inhibitor Therapy Starts With You: Overcoming Barriers to Patient Access

Target Audience This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians and cardiologists. Program Overview This activity will review the role of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibition in patients with primary and secondary hyperlipidemia, citing the latest evidence from care guidelines and clinical trials, and highlighting the importance of continuing PCSK9 inhibitor therapy as well as standard of care agents for patients at high...
Relias LLC

New Options in Glaucoma Pharmacology: Targeting the TM

New options have become available in recent years for the medical management of glaucoma. Drs. Khouri and Sawhney discuss the importance of individualized care for patients, with an emphasis on lowering IOP through enhancing trabecular meshwork outflow using novel therapies rather than surgical options as first-line treatment. TARGET AUDIENCE This certified CME/CE activity is designed for specialists and other allied eye care practitioners involved in the management of glaucoma and associa...
Evolve Medical Education LLC

Online CE/CME - New Drug Update 2020 Part 1

Earn 5 hours of ACPE or AAFP (AMA Category 2 credit) at the location of your choosing. At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: 1. Identify recent FDA drug communications, including but not limited to, labeling changes, warnings, new indications, new dosage forms and MedWatch alerts. 2. Discuss the new drugs with respect to their pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, approved and unapproved indications. 3. Describe their adverse effects and drug interaction t...
University Learning Systems

Online CE/CME - New Drug Update 2020 Part 2

Earn 5 hours of ACPE or AAFP (AMA Category 2 credit) at the location of your choosing. At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to: 1. Discuss the new drugs with respect to their pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, approved and unapproved indications. 2. Describe their adverse effects and drug interaction that may affect patient compliance. 3. Compare efficacy, dosage and cost to existing agents. 4. Discuss the patient oriented outcomes or evidence that may ...
University Learning Systems

Heart Failure

Intended Audience: Pharmacists Heart failure (HF) is a common condition that causes significant disability and death in the US and around the world. About 6.5 million adults in the US have HF – and despite advances in drug and device therapies, HF was a contributing cause of 1 in 8 deaths in 2017.The estimated total cost of HF (including health care, medication and missed work) in 2012 was almost $31 billion.The prevalence of HF continues to rise, and is expected to exceed 8 million peopl...
The Rx Consultant

Managing Clinical Expectations in Infections Due to Gram-Positive Bacteria

Activity Description The number of formally ID-trained pharmacists and physicians are limited across the country. This means that there is a growing role for general pharmacists and non-ID physicians to optimally manage their patients’ antibiotics in the hospital or outpatient setting as well as fulfill necessary expert roles in antibiotic stewardship programs. In order to do so, physicians and pharmacists will need education regarding the current state of drug-resistant infections and curr...
American Academy of CME

Family Medicine Comprehensive Review Series

Topics Include: 1. Dermatology: Acne; Hair/Nail Disorders; Rosacea 2. Pharmacology: Antibiotic Therapy; Drug-Drug Interactions; Cannabis Pharmacology 3. Geriatrics: Dementia; Delirium; Polymyalgia Rheumatica and GCA 4. Infectious Diseases: HIV; STDs; Tuberculosis 5. Common Issues: COPD; Hypertension; Endocrine Disorders All 5 modules available to Download or Stream on your device. Receive a PDF digital syllabus for each as well as access to immediate Online Testing. Once you have pla...
American Medical Seminars

The Evolution of Medical Marijuana and Other Cannabinoids

This lesson reviews Cannabis pharmacology, therapeutics, appropriate medication use, side effects, and adverse effects management, and provides information on the fluid research outcomes.
AchieveCE

WEBINAR: Veterinary Pharmacy for Exotic Animals Bundle

Earn up to 3 hours of continuing education focused on Veterinary Pharmacy when you purchase the Veterinary Pharmacy for Exotic Animals Bundle, originally presented at the 2021 Veterinary Pharmacy Conference and 2021/2022 ACA | ACVP | PPHI Annual Conference & Expo. 1. "Data Gaps in Aquatic Pharmacology: Identifying Challenges and Needs", Jamie Torres, DVM 2. "Exotic Pets and Your Imagination", Randy Carr, RPh, FAPC, FACVP 3. "You Need to Treat What? Meeting the Unique Pharmacy...
American College of Veterinary Pharmacists

Pharmacists Education on CBD & Cannabinoids Symposium: On-Demand

Earn up to 11 hours of continuing education when you purchase the 2021 Pharmacists Education on CBD & Cannabinoids Symposium Bundle, originally presented March 19-20, 2021. The Pharmacists Education on CBD & Cannabinoids Symposium brought together pharmacists, medical professionals, scientists, legal and regulatory professionals for a two-day intensive focus on this critical topic. The online demand bundle allows you to have access to the best in continuing education. From chemist...
Pharmacists Public Health Initiatives

Opioids Overview & Guidelines for Dentists | Pain Management (3 CEs)

Opioids Overview & Guidelines for Dentists | Pain Management Review 3 CE / Credit Hours Sources/Editor/Author: MaryLou Austin, RDH, MS, Health Science Editor Michelle Jameson, MA, Science Editor Public Domain Information - CDC, NIH, HHS, Washington Medical Agencies, ADA Opioid Policies, et al. Bree Collaborative Learning Objectives: *Know the principles of pain management for acute pain in dental patients. *Understand the mechanisms of opioid agonists an...
MyDentalCE.com | Online CE & OSHA Training

Veterinary Pharmacy Conference 2021: On-Demand

Originally Presented June 11-12, 2021 The ACVP Veterinary Pharmacy Virtual Conference is the only national conference designed exclusively for community veterinary pharmacy. Ideal for both new and established veterinary pharmacy practices, this conference is designed for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians and presents the latest in clinical and practical topics, as well as ample opportunity to network with colleagues and exhibitors. Session 1 -Metronomic Chemotherapy: Hope vs. Hype C...
American College of Veterinary Pharmacists

Everything Cardiac (DVD-ROM)

This program provides a clinically applicable review of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, cardiac assessment, cardiovascular pharmacology and interventions based on current guidelines for the most common cardiac disorders seen in clinical practice. Content includes a review of cardiac physiology that can be applied in daily practice, the physiological basis for cardiovascular drug therapy and the pathophysiology, diagnosis and guideline-based treatment strategies for heart failure...
MED-ED

Comprehensive Dysphagia - Tom Franceschini, MS, CCC-SLP

Comprehensive Dysphagia Interventions: The Esophagus, Acid Reflux Disease, Prevention of Aspiration Pneumonia, Free Water Protocols, Oral Hygiene, Xerostomia and Meds & Dysphagia Swallowing doesn't end at the pharynx. As such, comprehensive dysphagia interventions cannot consist solely of muscle exercises, maneuvers, compensatory postures, and diet modifications. To ensure the highest quality of care is achieved, dysphagia clinicians must consider other factors that contribute to swallowing...
Speech Therapy Professional Development

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