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Fundamental EYEdeas: Ophthalmic Counseling Points for Pharmacists

Program Type

OnDemand

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

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

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.

    Handouts

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

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • 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


    Pharmacist

    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


    Pharmacy Technician

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

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-17-054-H01-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-054-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-054-H01-T

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

    PharmCon, Inc. 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
 
 

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