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California Dental Practice Act | Board Approved 2020-2022 | Online CE Course

California Dental Practice Act | UPDATED and DBC approved for 2022-24 meets the standards of the Dental Board of California (DBC) for a comprehensive review of the California Dental Practice Act (CDPA) for license renewal. All licensed dental professionals are mandated by the California Code of Regulation 1600 to receive instruction before each license renewal period. The course covers basics about the governing board, statutory mandates about the scope of dental practice for auxiliaries, law...
My Dental Continuing Education

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

Introduction to Safe Prescribing of Opioids for Pain Management

This course familiarizes physicians with current guidelines for opioid prescribing, focusing on safe prescribing practices in order reduce opioid-related morbidity and mortality. Outcome Objectives: As a result of completing this activity, the participant will be better able to: - Review epidemiological data on opioid-related morbidity and mortality - Identify key aspects of the medical assessment for patients suffering from pain syndromes - Use preferred modalities and medicatio...
Virtual Lecture Hall (University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson)

Pharmacy Law - A Focus on Opioid Prescriptions

From 1999 to 2017, more than 700,000 people died in the United States from a drug overdose. About 400,000 of these deaths involved both prescription and illicit opioids (eg, heroin); 218,000 deaths involved prescription opioids. In 2017 alone, there were more than 70,000 overdose deaths, with nearly 70% involving opioids. This was a 10% increase from 2016, when there were 63,632 overdose deaths and two-thirds involved opioids. The current rise in opioid overdose deaths can be described in t...
The Rx Consultant

Lifestyle Medicine: Tools for Promoting Healthy Change - LIVE STREAMING

State-of-the-Art Approaches to Help Patients Initiate and Sustain Health-Promoting Behaviors Lifestyle Medicine will be held online this year, using live streaming, electronic Q&A, and other remote learning technologies. Overview This immersive two-day course—among Harvard’s highest-rated CME courses—offers state-of-the-art strategies to guide patients to healthier lives. Education includes evidence-based strategies, tools and techniques to effect healthier changes in patients (and...
Harvard Medical School

Internal Medicine Comprehensive Review and Update 2022 - LIVE STREAMING

Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Updates for Internal Medicine and Its Subspecialties This program, the 62nd Annual Internal Medicine Update from the leading clinical faculty of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, provides comprehensive instruction to ensure clinicians are current with the latest evidence and best practices to optimize patient care. This program covers the breadth of Internal Medicine subspecialties, including: • Cardiovascular Medicine • Infectious...
Harvard Medical School

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 ...
The Rx Consultant

Part 2: Best Practices for Prescribing Opioids in Primary Care

Target Audience This activity is designed specifically for primary care clinicians, registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, pharmacists, and other members of the healthcare team. Program Overview While prescription opioid use continues to decline rapidly, opioid dispensing remains high in certain areas of the US, increasing the potential for opioid misuse, abuse, and addiction. Efforts to educate clinicians on opioid prescribing and comprehensive pain management remain ess...
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Talem MedEd

WEBINAR: Medical Spanish for Patient Education in the Community Pharmacy

This webinar will help pharmacists and technicians be able to utilize Spanish to improve their provision of patient education to Spanish-speaking patients in the community practice setting. During the webinar, participants will have opportunities to practice translating prescription directions from English to Spanish and learn key phrases for providing patient education in Spanish. This webinar is designed for participants with an intermediate to advanced level of Spanish language experience, ...
American College of Apothecaries

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

Integrating the FDA Mycophenolate Safety Standards to Prevent Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Target Audience This activity is intended for clinicians within the United States who write prescriptions for mycophenolate products in the treatment of patients and pharmacists involved in the care of patients taking mycophenolate products. Program Overview Mycophenolic acid (MPA) products, including mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium, were approved by the FDA in 1995 and 2004, respectively, as immunosuppressants used in preventing rejection of transplant...
Relias LLC

WEBINAR: GFI #256 - Implications of the Next Round of FDA Compounding Guidance

Compounding with bulk chemicals (APIs) for animal patients has been in a regulatory void since November 2017 when FDA abruptly withdrew its compounding guidance and did not replace it. In November 2019, FDA released a draft of proposed guidance for Industry addressing how FDA intends to apply enforcement discretion to pharmacists and veterinarians using APIs to compound for animal patients. In that guidance, FDA identifies enforcement priorities and proposes various lists of APIs that may or m...
American College of Veterinary Pharmacists

WEBINAR: CBD and Drug Interactions - What Pharmacists Need To Know

Drug interactions have always been a complicated issue for health care providers. Since more than half of U.S. adults regularly take prescription medications and at least 75% of Americans take at least one over-the-counter product along with their prescription meds, the currently increasing use of CBD products makes the Pharmacists drug monitoring role even more difficult. With each passing day, it becomes more important that all health care providers and especially Pharmacists, be prepared...
Pharmacists Planning Services, Inc

Opioid Issues in Youth Pain Management for Orthopedic Injuries

This course familiarizes physicians with current guidelines for opioid prescribing, focusing on safe prescribing practices when dealing with adolescents. Non-opioid treatments for orthopedic injuries are also reviewed. Outcome Objectives: As a result of completing this activity, the participant will be better able to: - Manage adolescent non-cancer pain using non-opioid therapies. - Cite at least two key safe opioid prescribing practices from state or CDC guidelines. - Review trend...
Virtual Lecture Hall (University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson)

Ethics in Psychotherapy: Practical Tips I

This course addresses a variety of topics in psychotherapy ethics in the form of archived articles from The National Psychologist. Included are ethics articles on psychologist prescription privileges, answering a licensing board complaint, clinical supervision, military proceedings, automation, fee setting, custody recommendations, life coaching, and more.
Professional Development Resources

Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise. Pharmaceuticals like OxyContin®, Adderall®, and Xanax® are some of the most commonly abused prescription drugs. For some prescription drug addicts, medication was originally taken as prescribed – until they started developing a tolerance for it. For others, members of their peer group began to abuse prescription drugs because they are easily accessible and relatively inexpensive on the street. Prescription drug abuse also affects those who don’t u...
Professional Development Resources

APhA Pharmacists Association's Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services

APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services (2nd Edition) is an innovative and interactive advanced competency training (ACT) program that explores the pharmacist’s role in providing travel health services to patients. This application-based activity is the first step for pharmacists interested in learning the essential skills necessary to successfully provide travel health services. Program pre-requisite: Pharmacists who have completed the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certi...
Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy

Validation of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances

This course fulfills the FL pharmacist requirement for Validation of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances through outlining steps that pharmacists can take to limit controlled substance misuse and diversion.
AchieveCE

Best Practices on Controlled Substances and Drug Diversion

The course discusses the best-practices and the risks associated with the safe and effective prescription of controlled substances, along with methods of identifying and preventing drug misuse
AchieveCE

California Dental Practice Act | Board Approved 2020-2022 | Online CE Course

California Dental Practice Act | updated and DBC approved for 2022-24 meets the standards of the Dental Board of California (DBC) for a comprehensive review of the California Dental Practice Act (CDPA) for license renewal. All licensed dental professionals are mandated by the California Code of Regulation 1600 to receive instruction before each license renewal period. The course covers basics about the governing board, statutory mandates about the scope of dental practice for auxiliaries, law...
My Dental Continuing Education

Preventing Medication Errors

Preventing Medication Errors is an online nursing course discussing the causes and effects of medication errors and prevention methods. It also contains information on how patients and consumers can protect themselves from medical errors. This course is Florida Board approved to meet the two hour requirement on preventing medical errors.
Corexcel

Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the misuse of prescription drugs (including opioids) in the United States. Misuse of prescription drugs means “taking a medication in a manner or dose other than prescribed; taking someone else’s prescription, even if for a legitimate medical complaint such as pain; or taking a medication to feel euphoria” and is a serious public health problem in the United States. When taken as prescribed, medic...
Professional Development Resources

Therapy Tidbits – March/April 2019

Therapy Tidbits – March/April 2019 is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the March/April 2019 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep psychologists informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Major Push Seeks to Expand RxP Jurisdictions – Discusses the efforts of the RxP movement, including challenges along the path to prescription authority for psycholo...
Professional Development Resources

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