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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast

    Credits

    1 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Wednesday, December 4, 2019

    Offline Date

    Saturday, December 4, 2021

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Saturday, June 4, 2022

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $4.00

    • Overview

      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 drugs (DMARDs) and biologic DMARDs. 

      Handouts

      • Slide Document :   19099H05_6pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   19099H05_2pp.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Identify patient safety concerns and potential medication errors associated with therapies used to treat autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
      Recognize effective safety education and guidance to patients, caregivers, and other health care providers on the use of anti-inflammatory and disease modifying therapies
      Recognize the precautions, contraindications and warnings involving the use of biologic DMARDs in high risk patients (i.e., hepatitis, heart failure, and malignancy)
      Identify strategies to minimize risks associated with the use of disease modifying agents through pharmacist-provided monitoring programs

      Pharmacy Technician

      Recognize effective safety education and guidance to patients, caregivers, and other health care providers on the use of anti-inflammatory and disease modifying therapies
      Recognize the precautions, contraindications and warnings involving the use of biologic DMARDs in high risk patients (i.e., hepatitis, heart failure, and malignancy)
      Identify patient safety concerns and potential medication errors associated with therapies used to treat autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
      Identify strategies to minimize risks associated with the use of disease modifying agents through pharmacist-provided monitoring programs

      Nurse

      Recognize effective safety education and guidance to patients, caregivers, and other health care providers on the use of anti-inflammatory and disease modifying therapies
      Identify strategies to minimize risks associated with the use of disease modifying agents through pharmacist-provided monitoring programs
      Identify patient safety concerns and potential medication errors associated with therapies used to treat autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
      Recognize the precautions, contraindications and warnings involving the use of biologic DMARDs in high risk patients (i.e., hepatitis, heart failure, and malignancy)
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-663333

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-19-099-H05-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-19-099-H05-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-19-099-H05-N

      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.

    • Faculty

      Jessica  Farrell, PharmD
      PharmD; Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

    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).