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    Opioid Overdose Risk and Prevention

    This is a 5 minute online activity included in the READINESS Opioid Learning Center "library". This activity provides important information on opioid overdose – risks involved, prevention strategies & tips, and more to help you福彩app是正规的吗 better understand how to combat opioid overdose and be better prepared in the event of an opioid overdose. READINESS develops and hosts custom opioid eLearning centers for health systems, pharmacies, and organizations to support opioid stewardship and education ...
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    How to Use Narcan (naloxone) Nasal Spray

    This is a 5 minute online activity included in the READINESS Opioid Learning Center "library". This activity provides important information on Narcan (naloxone) nasal spray – how to administer the medication, proper technique, and more to help you福彩app是正规的吗 better understand how to use Narcan (naloxone) nasal spray. READINESS develops and hosts custom opioid eLearning centers for health systems, pharmacies, and organizations to support opioid stewardship and education initiatives. Offer you福彩app是正规的吗r com...
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    Support Your Community with an Opioid eLearning Center Hosted by READINESS

    READINESS develops and hosts custom opioid eLearning centers for health systems, pharmacies, and organizations to support opioid stewardship and education initiatives. Offer you福彩app是正规的吗r community an intuitive and accessible eLearning center to support opioid education and awareness.
    READINESS

    Pharmacy Technician Series: Cultural Competency With Transgender Patients

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    SIUE 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!
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    Cardinal Health: The Innovative Delivery Solutions Group | An Overview

    This 15-minute (non-accredited / free) activity provides an overview of the various products, services, and career opportunities available with Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions. The cactivity contains information on pharmacy management, remote order entry, and telepharmacy. As well as insights right from the Talent Acquisition Manager at Cardinal Health IDS.
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    340B Drug Pricing Discount Program | An Overview

    This 7-minute (non-accredited) activity provides an overview of the 340B Drug Pricing Discount Program. It is a ten minute, need-to-know overview of this topic for pharmacy students, tech students, and professionals to gain a working knowledge of 340B - who developed the program, which health systems qualify for the program, and how it impacts patients.
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    The Pharmacy Experience | A Comprehensive Overview of the Pharmacy Market

    A ten-hour, 68 module course (non-accredited) serving as an introduction to the pharmacy market and perfect for pharmacy students, pharmacy tech students, professionals new to the pharmacy market, and practitioners. The Pharmacy Experience course explores critical need-to-know subjects, practice settings, roles in a pharmacy, services, and pharmacy technology.
    RXinsider Learning

    Individualizing Medicine Conference

    Personalized medicine is driving new diagnostics and therapeutics into practice every day. The Mayo Clinic Individualizing Medicine Conference offers the opportunity to learn from experts and see first-hand how this field is impacting clinical practice, research, and education. Individualized medicine leaders discuss emerging topics such as: • Harnessing the Power of Omics Data and Artificial Intelligence • Advances in Rare Disease • Gene Therapy • Scalable Genomics • Infecti...
    Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine

    WEBINAR: Pharmacy Law Update: Trends, PBMs, and What to Expect in 2020

    Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:30 pm ET / 10:30 am CT / 9:30 am MT / 8:30 am PT As the pharmacy landscape continues to change, it is becoming increasingly important for pharmacies to be aware of current and future trends, particularly those associated with Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). Identifying these trends can not only impact you福彩app是正规的吗r pharmacy operations, but also impact you福彩app是正规的吗r bottom line. This webinar will discuss the top legal issues as they relate to the pharmacy industry today, ...
    American College of Apothecaries

    PERSONALIZING TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH ASTHMA

    Asthma is a chronic obstructive respiratory disease that affects more than 300 million people world-wide and more than 25 million children and adults in the United States. There is an urgent need to improve the care of the estimated 5% to 10% of these patients who have severe asthma, which accounts for an outsized proportion of the disease’s morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs. Approximately 50% of patients with asthma continue to have “not well-controlled” or “poorly controlled...
    MCPHS University

    STERILE COMPOUNDING: PARENTERAL NUTRITION CSPS-2020 UPDATE

    Hospital and 福彩app是正规的吗 care based pharmacists often compound parenteral nutrition (PN) solutions for their patients. The Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy requires that pharmacists engaged in 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 admixtures that most pharmacists who d...
    MCPHS University

    STERILE COMPOUNDING: HISTORY AND BASICS, ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE USP 797, 2019/20

    Pharmacists routinely compound medications in response to patient needs. Recently, the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy requires that pharmacists engaged in sterile products compounding obtain additional education specific to this area in order to maintain their licensure. This course will provide the background for the need for such education and provide concrete examples of best practice based on the current version of USP 797 that is currently in effect. Learning Objectives Upon completi...
    MCPHS University

    COMPLEX NON-STERILE COMPOUNDING: AN UPDATE ON USP 795

    Compounding is an integral part of pharmacy practice and is essential to the provision of healthcare. In response to numerous tragic patient outcomes, a result of the lack of attention to the main principles of USP , the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy implemented Continuing Education requirements for those pharmacists performing and/or overseeing complex non-sterile compounding. Personnel involved in compounding require additional, specific training and periodic retraining bey...
    MCPHS University

    COMPLEX NON-STERILE COMPOUNDING: LEAN CONCEPT TRAINING

    Compounding is an integral part of pharmacy practice and is essential to the provision of healthcare. In response to numerous tragic patient outcomes, a result of the lack of attention to the main principles of USP , the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy implemented Continuing Education requirements for those pharmacists performing and/or overseeing complex non-sterile compounding. Personnel involved in compounding require additional, specific training and periodic retraining bey...
    MCPHS University

    COMPLEX NON-STERILE COMPOUNDING: CRITICAL PHARMACEUTICAL CALCULATIONS

    Compounding is an integral part of pharmacy practice and is essential to the provision of healthcare. In response to numerous tragic patient outcomes, a result of the lack of attention to the main principles of USP , the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy implemented Continuing Education requirements for those pharmacists performing and/or overseeing complex non-sterile compounding. Personnel involved in compounding require additional, specific training and periodic retraining bey...
    MCPHS University

    THE DIGITAL DILEMMA: NAVIGATING EHEALTH LITERACY & HEALTHCARE TECH

    With an increased focus on digital information and technologies to improve patient outcomes in the healthcare setting, pharmacies have adopted various technology-based products and services to benefit patients. However, if resources and understanding are not in place, a digital divide can consequently exist. This creates health inequities among patient populations with low versus high utilization of these technologies. There are many factors to consider to ensure equal patient access, such as ...
    MCPHS University

    STERILE COMPOUNDING: WHAT’S THE HAZARD? USP 800 REVIEW

    The pharmacist’s knowledge of USP 800 guidance is critical for safe drug handling in all pharmacy practice settings. The USP 800 guidance will become effective December 2019. The information provided in this CE will assist pharmacists in protecting patients, themselves, and other healthcare providers from hazardous drugs. This course will provide an overview of USP 800 and the NIOSH list of hazardous drugs. Further, participants can expect to review proper handling of hazardous drugs accor...
    MCPHS University

    Antipsychotic Update

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    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福彩app是正规的吗 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...
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    COMMUNICATING WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PATIENTS VIA A LANGUAGE INTERPRETER

    Pharmacists are a vital part of patient health management. The role of the pharmacist has adapted and changed based on the needs of the communities they serve. A 2015 U.S. Census Bureau reports that there are at least 350 Languages used in U.S. 福彩app是正规的吗s, requiring pharmacists to be able to overcome language barriers to deliver patient-centered care. The current landscape suggests that pharmacists lack the knowledge of available resources and lack of confidence to incorporate these resources into ...
    MCPHS University

    STERILE COMPOUNDING: 503B OUTSOURCING FACILITIES, HOSPITAL PHARMACIST INTRO

    With the challenges of increasing costs to hospital pharmacies to upgrade and validate facilities, qualify sterile compounding personnel, and manage daily work load, a 503b outsourcing facility can be used to fill the gap between traditional pharmacy compounding and the ability to produce larger scale batch size of commonly used medication for health system organizations. Learning Objectives Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: Compare the key differences b...
    MCPHS University

    Management of Chronic and Episodic Migraines: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Role of CGRP inhibitors

    Patients with episodic or chronic migraines require treatment with a combination of acute and preventative medications. A wide variety of drug classes are currently used for migraine prevention; however, the majority of them are used off-label. CGRP inhibitors are a new class of medications approved for migraine prevention. Pharmacists need to understand the safety and efficacy of these agents, as well as the appropriate patient population, advantages and disadvantages of this new class of dru...
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    Inappropriate Prescribing Patterns of Transdermal Fentanyl

    Fentanyl is 75-100 times more potent than oral morphine, leading transdermal fentanyl to be one of the most potent opioids. Recently inappropriate prescribing patterns of transdermal fentanyl has drastically increased, potentially causing life threatening errors. This presentation uses a particular dangerous case study to discuss the current trends of these inappropriate prescribing patterns. These trends include; prescribing to opiate naïve patients, incorrectly utilizing transdermal fentany...
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    Help! What is the antidote for…?

    Many health care providers are unfamiliar with the antidotes that are used to reverse the toxic effects of overdoses and poisonings, but are often called upon to dispense these antidotes. This activity will address what antidotes are available, their indications, doses and adverse effects to ensure that they are being used appropriately and safely.
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    Nausea and Vomiting: More than just Hangovers

    Nausea and vomiting are treatable but most clinicians are not well aware of the array of options and therefore a lot of nausea and vomiting goes untreated or self-medicated.
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    Adolescent Depression and Anxiety: A Review of Treatment Options

    Depression and anxiety in adolescents is more prevalent than most adults realize. Pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions can improve functioning and quality of life for many adolescents.
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    Battling Obesity with Low Carbohydrate & Ketogenic Diets: Clearing the Confusion and Understanding The Science Behind Low Carbohydrate and Ketogenic Diets for Weight Loss

    Obesity continues to climb at an alarming rate. In 1960, the percentage of the population in North America was at 12 %, projections for percentage of the population that will be obese in 2020 is over 40%. Health costs are higher along with increased related disease states to an obese patient. The Ketogenic Diet is gaining more and more popularity in helping people lose weight. With the gaining popularity, its important for health care practitioners to understand how it works, and what is ketos...
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    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.
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    No Butts About It: Fighting Nicotine Addiction

    Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable disease, death, and disability in the United States. Approximately 50% of tobacco users attempt to quit each year, although only 10% succeed. Pharmacologic agents may be effectively incorporated to significantly increase the chances of success, yet 50-75% of smokers who try to quit do not use any evidence-based cessation counseling or medications. Healthcare personnel, then, have an enormous opportunity to assist patients in developing an ef...
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    Pain Management Specialty Pharmacist: Module 1 - Pain Management in the Opioid Crisis

    This session is part of the Pain Management Specialty Pharmacist series. It explores the effective management of pain within the context of the current opioid crisis. This session examines the concept of addiction and explores the correlation between the rate of overdose deaths and the rate of prescribing of opioid medications. In addition, the introduction of abuse-deterrent formulations is explored as a method of reducing prescription drug abuse. Morphine milligram equivalent dosing is d...
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    Drug Diversion: Protecting Your Pharmacy Practice

    This presentation will allow those working in the retail pharmacy setting to become more aware of scams and deceptions that are commonplace by drug seekers. In addition, common sense solutions to prevent drug crimes, pharmacy robberies and burglaries will be discussed. Pharmacists will be better equipped to work positively with prescribers in accommodating legitimate patients while weeding out those trying to deceive both the prescriber and dispenser of controlled substances.
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    Safety Considerations for the Use of Anti-Inflammatory And Disease Modifying Therapies in Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disorders

    This presentation will provide pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with knowledge to identify common medication errors and safety concerns associated with anti-inflammatory and disease modifying therapies used to treat inflammatory disease including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, Crohn’s disease and gout. Medications that will be discussed include NSAIDs, corticosteroids, anti-gout medications, immunosuppressants, conventional disease modifying antirheumatic dru...
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    Vaping--Public Health Crisis or Just Blowing Smoke

    Adverse events from vaping have garnered national attention, prompting some municipalities to declare public health emergencies. At the same time, some outlets are touting vaping as a viable avenue for tobacco cessation initiatives. Pharmacists are often at the front line of smoking cessation efforts, as patients seek options. It is important, then, for pharmacists to understand vaping devices in order to appropriately advise patients. This session seeks to examine the various vaping devic...
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    Paying the Piper: An Overview of the U.S. Healthcare System

    Despite spending the most money per capita on healthcare related expenses, key outcomes data for the United States lags behind that of many developed countries. From a very broad perspective, this session seeks to examine the components of various global healthcare systems and to identify the elements that have been woven into our own framework. The session additionally seeks to identify and discuss opportunities for healthcare personnel to positively influence the challenges that our unique s...
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    New Drugs and Drug News of 2019

    Pharmacy practitioners need to be knowledgeable about new drugs introduced to the market, and public health advisories about drug therapy.
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    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...
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    PRS 103.1: New Drug Approval Process

    Why does it seem that regulators focus solely on pharmacists when drug regulations are enforced? Why do so many nitpicky rules mandate or prohibit specific activities by pharmacists? How can regulators be shown that advances in pharmacy are impeded by outdated regulations? This introductory class will address these challenging questions. It will explain the foundation of legal requirements for pharmacists and pharmacies. It will describe how regulators think and work, and how pharmacists can a...
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    Fatal Pretenses: Controlled Substance Validation and Access in a Time of Crisis -FL APPROVED-

    Pharmacy has been thrust into the national spotlight as solutions are sought to manage the inappropriate distribution of prescription medications. This session seeks to explore various tools available to the pharmacy staff to combat illicit distribution, while maintaining appropriate and legitimate patient access to prescribed medications. The effectiveness and limitations of state Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) are discussed in the context of “red flag” behaviors that may...
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    Women and HIV: A Case Based Focus on Contraception, Family Planning, Prenatal Care and Postpartum Care

    Since women are often an underrepresented population in HIV care and clinical trials, it is essential to highlight pertinent reproductive needs and HIV management
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    Compounding Non-Sterile Topical Medications to Address Topical Infections: Touching the Bug

    There has been increased scrutiny by the CDC, the AMA, and other professional organizations regarding the over-use and possibly unnecessary prescribing of oral antibiotics and the risk of increasing or emerging antibiotic resistance. This presentation will discuss this issue, provide a working background to understanding resistance, and offer an approach that the prescriber could use to avoid the systemic use of antibiotics.
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    Beers List 2019 Update

    The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) developed the AGS Beers Criteria with the intention of improving medication selection, reducing adverse drug events and to serve as a tool to educate clinicians and patients by reducing exposure to potentially inappropriate medications (PIMS) that pose higher risk when used in older adults. Since 2011, the AGS introduced a scheduled triennial update with the latest having been released in 2019. This update will provide opportunities to translate criteria ...
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    Dietary Supplement Use in the United States

    Dietary supplements are commonly used by patients nationwide and sold in almost every community pharmacy today. In fact, one in 10 people use 5 of more dietary supplements daily. Dietary reference intakes have been established for key vitamins and nutrients, but supplements are actually regulated as foods by the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS). Commonly used supplements include: multi-vitamins, calcium, fish oil, and vitamin D, to name a few. Unfortunately, there have been recent scandals ...
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    Sex, Drugs and (Hold the Rock-'n-Roll)

    Everyone’s doing it! It’s how we all got here! You can’t drive down the interstate without seeing a billboard with sexual overtones. Why then do we all “blush” when it comes to discussions about sex and sexual dysfunction. Even in our pharmacies and clinics we get nervous when it comes to discussions about anorgasmia, female hypoactive sexual desire disorder, erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. Join our Professor Pete for a thoughtful and professional discussion about...
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    Integrative Pharmacy Specialist Module 1 - Introduction to Functional Pharmacy Certification

    In this initial module to the IPS Level I certification, we will provide an overview to the 5 Keys to Functional Pharmacy and introduction to lifestyle medicine; diet, stress management, movement, other lifestyle habits, and nutraceutical and pharmaceuticals.
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    Pharmacy Manager’s Toolbox: Juggling the Virtual World in the Real World

    Prudent pharmacy managers realize that the physical environment of the pharmacy no longer exists as its own identity. Instead, the physical environment is one that has become rather intertwined with the perceptions created by today’s virtual environment. Social media platforms and electronic forms of communication greatly enhance the pharmacy’s footprint in the community, but also opens entirely new levels of vulnerability. This session seeks to identify methods of maximizing the benefi...
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    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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    Fatal Perceptions: Suicide Prevention Tools for Community Practice

    This presentation is presented for informational purposes only. No content herein is intended to be a substitute for prompt assessment and treatment by experts trained in crisis management, depression, and the diagnosis of suicidal thoughts or behavior. This presentation contains important, but sensitive subject matter that may be emotionally challenging. Viewer discretion is advised. Suicide claims 30,000 lives each year. It is a tragedy that, sadly, impacts the pharmacy and medical profe...
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    Rise from the Ashes: Burnout Prevention, Interventions and Minimizing Pharmacy Stressors

    Healthcare provider burnout is an epidemic that is receiving deserved attention. Burnout has powerful negative effects both on providers but also on patients and healthcare systems. Unfortunately, little known about improving burnout, especially amongst pharmacists. In this presentation, you福彩app是正规的吗’ll learn how burnout presents in today’s pharmacist. You’ll learn the normal causes of burnout in the workplace. And you福彩app是正规的吗’ll learn how one institution decreased healthcare physician burnout and po...
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    Aspirin for Primary Prevention: Should it Really Be Left to RIP?

    Aspirin has been used for primary prevention for stroke and heart attacks for decades. While the evidence for aspirin’s benefit in reducing secondary heart or stroke events for patients who have already had an event is solid, three recent trials and latest published guidelines don’t paint the same picture. Should aspirin for the primary prevention of heart disease be allowed to rest in peace? Or, is there still a role for those at highest risk? Join this discussion where we will revi...
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