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Getting the Itch Out: Management of Allergic Conjunctivitis


Expiration Date: 12.31.16
Course Goal:
The goal of this activity is to inform pharmacists about the etiology, therapeutic options, and sequelae of ocular allergy, including the proper use of over-the-counter and prescription medications and potential adverse effects.
Credits: 2.00
Cost: FREE
Grant Supported: Alcon
Topic: Ophthalmology
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12.18.14

New Approaches to Weight Loss: Biology Linked to Behavior


Expiration Date: 12.31.16
Course Goal:
The goal of this activity is to inform and educate community pharmacists and other pharmacy professionals about the biology of obesity, evolving treatment options for weight loss, and the positive impact they can have on patient care outcomes.
Credits: 2.00
Cost: FREE
Grant Supported: Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
Topic: Diabetes
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12.01.14

Clinical Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease


Expiration Date: 12.31.16
Course Goal:
To provide participants with background on and current treatment options for the clinical management of peptic ulcer disease (PUD).
Credits: 2.00
Cost: $6.50
Topic: Gastroenterology
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12.01.14

Lithium Toxicity: Risk Factors, Monitoring, and Management


Expiration Date: 11.30.16
Course Goal:
To educate the pharmacist on the risk factors for and presentation of lithium toxicity and the management of patients experiencing toxicity.
Credits: 2.00
Cost: $6.50
Topic: Neurology
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11.01.14

A Solution for Solutions: Counseling Contact Lens Wearers


Expiration Date: 10.31.16
Course Goal:
To inform and educate pharmacists in a variety of practice settings about the proper care of contact lenses, including risk factors for complications and the appropriate use of nonprescription contact lens solutions.
Credits: 2.00
Cost: FREE
Grant Supported: Alcon
Topic: Ophthalmology
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10.01.14

Human Error vs Computer Error: Effect of Computerized Prescription Entry on Medication Safety


Expiration Date: 10.31.16
Course Goal:
Computerized prescription entry and the automation of systems and processes in the pharmacy have reduced some causes of medication errors, such as those related to illegible prescriber handwriting and misinterpretation of written orders. Despite these benefits, these programs have the potential to create new and unique challenges related to the appropriate use of electronic systems, the lack of oversight of some steps in the process, and the potential for typographical errors. To assist pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in further understanding the impact of computerized prescription entry and health information technologies on medication safety, this article discusses the potential benefits and limitations of computerized prescription entry on medication safety and the occurrence of medication errors.
Credits: 2.00
Cost: FREE
Grant Supported: The Mylan Institute of Pharmacy through an educational grant from Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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10.01.14

Off-Label Drug Use and Promotion


Expiration Date: 10.31.16
Course Goal:
To provide the pharmacist with information on the characteristics, risks, and benefits of off-label drug use, as well as the function of the FDA in regulating its promotion.
Credits: 2.00
Cost: $6.50
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10.01.14

The Role of the Pharmacist in the Management of Kidney Stone Disease


Expiration Date: 09.30.16
Course Goal:
This activity is designed to inform and update pharmacists about the management of kidney stone disease, emphasizing the increasing prevalence of kidney stones and the application of evidence-based interventions.
Credits: 2.00
Cost: FREE
Grant Supported: Mission Pharmacal Company
Topic:
Managed Care/Nursing Home
Nephrology
Pain Management

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09.29.14

Warfarin Associated Coagulopathy: Reversal Options and Practical Considerations for the Pharmacist


Expiration Date: 09.30.16
Course Goal:
The goal of this activity is to educate pharmacists about warfarin and the management of supratherapeutic international normalized ratio (INR). This activity will additionally discuss bleeding associated with the use of warfarin, as well as the risks and benefits of the various warfarin reversal agents.
Credits: 2.00
Cost: FREE
Grant Supported: CSL Behring
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09.20.14

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