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What’s Happening Around freeCE: New Live Webinars Launching In May

live ce for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

freeCE has a full schedule of live CE planned for the month of May, including the two new courses featured below. Tune in to grow your expertise and work toward your continuing education requirements!

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A couple of the freeCE Webinars Premiering in May

From the Poison Control Files: Cannabis Emergencies

Taught by: James Leonard, PharmD, DABAT | Premiering: 5/15/23 8:00 PM ET

Medical and recreational cannabis laws are evolving and legal access to cannabis has expanded. This has correlated with increased hospital visits by both children and adults either due to exploratory ingestions or accidental overdose.

The toxidromes are different in children and adults and overlap with other medical conditions. Healthcare providers should be aware of the factors in both children and adults that could lead to acute cannabis poisoning.

Webinar participants will learn how to:

  • Describe the epidemiology of cannabis poisoning in children.
  • Identify factors in adults that result in hospital visits after using cannabis.
  • Given a case, identify symptoms of acute cannabis poisoning and potential treatments in children

Check out our Cannabis Specialty Pharmacist accredited education. 


What’s a REMS? Patient Safety Tools – An Overview for Technicians

Taught by: Sarah M. Lawrence, PharmD, MA, BCGP | Premiering: 5/25/23 2:00 PM ET

Making sure that approved drug products in the United States are safe and effective for patient use is the purpose of the Food and Drug Administration. Laws about drug safety have evolved over time since the passage of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of 1938.

This program will trace the history of laws impacting patient safety and explore the elements of Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies, with a focus on the most common REMS programs that affect pharmacy professionals.

This webinar is designed for pharmacy technicians to learn how to:

  • List major laws and regulations that impact patient safety.
  • State the purpose of the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) program.
  • Identify the components of key REMS programs and how they promote patient safety.

See our Substances of Abuse Specialty Pharmacist accredited education. 


A Look Back at the Courses We Launched in April

Here’s what freeCE members thought about the courses we launched last month:


Discussing Monkeypox, COVID-19, and Other Vaccination Procedures in Spanish

“This was a wonderful introduction to speaking Spanish in the pharmacy. I am inspired to take the 12 credit course. Your pace was just right for me to absorb what you were saying plus you have such a beautiful voice!”

– Lisa, pharmacist, Buena, NJ


Pharmacology for Technicians: Neurology

“This speaker was very smart and well spoken!!!! She has the perfect voice for radio too!!”

– Angela, pharmacy technician, Murrells Inlet, SC

“Fabulous presentation! Best presenter I’ve come across yet!”

– Sierra, pharmacy technician, Buffalo, NY


Substances of Abuse Specialty Pharmacist Module 1: Just Say Know

“This was the best presentation I have ever attended at FREECE.com, and you have very good speakers.”

– Ijeoma, pharmacist, Fresno, TX


Navigating the DEA Audit: Controlled Substance Act Compliance

“Great presentation! Very up to date and eye opening on the things the /DEA is looking for in audits and the fine amounts that can be levied against the pharmacies or pharmacists” 

– Randy, Pharmacist, Hardeeville, SC


Beyond the Classroom: Mitigating the Risks of Professional Burnout, Stress, and Anxiety

“Thank you for this session. The choice to have a panel of speakers each with their own expertise and experiences, as well as, the interactive style of the session resulted in an informative and captivating learning experience (which can be particularly challenging for an evening session).”

– Julie, Pharmacist, Ledgewood, NJ


The Power of Deprescribing in the Aging Industry

“Teacher was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about trying to help the aging population to be aware of the medications and the dangers of poly pharmacy.”

–Mary, pharmacist, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

“Your personal stories and career journey are inspiring. Kudos to you for finding and pursuing your passion and for being such an advocate for the community and for what true healthcare should be. Best wishes for continued success in doing what you love, and doing it well. Thank you for this wonderful session.”

– Julie, Pharmacist, Ledgewood, NJ


Don’t miss your chance to be among the first to learn about these emerging hot topics. Become a freeCE member today to get full access to our entire live CE calendar.

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