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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast

    Credits

    1.5 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Thursday, November 2, 2017

    Offline Date

    Saturday, May 2, 2020

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Saturday, May 2, 2020

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $6.00

    • Overview

      This activity will review key counseling points that pharmacists encounter daily, especially when caring for patients with diabetes. We will discuss diabetic retinopathy and importance of routine eye exams. This activity will also include treatment of herpetic eye disease as well as possible ocular complications with the misuse of topical steroids. After completion of this activity, participants will have a greater confidence counseling patients regarding common general treatment concepts, including eye vitamins, cap color, and recommendations for styes.

      Rating

         4.75  out of 5

      Handouts

      • Slide Document :   17054H01_4pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   17054H01_2pp.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Summarize key counseling points for diabetic patients with ocular complications.
      Describe the benefit and relevance of eye vitamins
      Review herpetic eye disease to include treatment with topical antivirals and topical corticosteroids

      Pharmacy Technician

      Describe the benefit and relevance of eye vitamins
      Recognize ocular conditions related to diabetes
      Review herpetic eye disease to include treatment with topical antivirals and topical corticosteroids

      Nurse

      Summarize key counseling points for diabetic patients with ocular complications.
      Review herpetic eye disease to include treatment with topical antivirals and topical corticosteroids
      Describe the benefit and relevance of eye vitamins
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-591594

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-054-H01-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-054-H01-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-17-054-H01-P

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


    HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
     


    SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Microsoft Edge
    Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
    Google Chrome
    Safari
    Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


    NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
     
     

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).