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Balancing Risk and Access to Opioids: The Role of the Pharmacist

Both acute and chronic pain are highly prevalent and oftentimes prove difficult to manage optimally. This home study is designed to help the practicing pharmacist understand risk factors for opioid abuse and overdose, signs of substance use disorder, and risk mitigation strategies for prevention
Opioid Risk Management OUD addiction Substance Abuse
Home Study
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Pharmacists' Role within Value Based Care Models, Home Study

Value-based care models are evolving rapidly. The pharmacist’s role in these models is not well established or measurements clearly defined or understood as it relates to pharmacists’ patient care services
clinical patient care and services
Home Study
Member $29.00
Non-Member $49.00

Billing Boot Camp, Parts 1 and 2

Finally, pharmacists are recognized for the value of their patient care services. This significant shift for the pharmacy community includes expanding payment opportunities—a major challenge until now, particularly for those practicing in community and ambulatory settings.
administration Billing
Home Study
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Non-Member $25.00

New Therapeutic Agents Marketed in 2016: Part 2

Learn about the most important properties of new FDA-approved therapeutic agents marketed in 2016. Covered in this second part of the series, 8 additional therapeutic agents marketed in 2016: lixisenatide, lifitegrast, eteplirsen, nusinersen, sugammadex, obeticholic acid, defibrotide, obiltoxaximab.
new drugs drug information
Home Study
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Non-Member $25.00

Who Calls the Shots? Safe Practices with Vaccines

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), immunizations prevent between 2 and 3 million deaths per year. However, errors with vaccines can result in unintended and unrecognized vulnerability, leaving patients unprotected against serious diseases such as measles, diphtheria, and many others.
Vaccines clinical patient care and services
Home Study
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The Management of Adverse Events Associated with Vaccinations (Home Study)

This online learning activity, conducted in partnership with VAERS, HRSA, ISMP, and CDC, will provide pharmacists with the latest information about the management, reporting, and prevention of adverse events associated with vaccinations.
clinical patient care and services immunizations medication safety
Home Study
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Non-Member $25.00

Cardiology Update: 2016

There have been several updates to various areas of cardiology in 2015 and 2016. Landmark studies have been published and cardiology guidelines updated.
cardiovascular care clinical patient care and services
Home Study
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Non-Member N/A

Legal and Regulatory Developments Affecting Pharmacy in 2016

In 2016, there continued to be federal legislative and regulatory activities shaping, and in some cases, advancing the practice of pharmacy. This article describes 2016 federal legislative/regulatory activities affecting pharmacy practice, including policies that were only introduced or proposed.
pharmacy law regulations legislative law
Home Study
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2016 Disparities in Cancer Care: Take Action!

This slide-based course is designed to help a multidisciplinary team in oncology increase their knowledge of disparities in cancer care as they relate to socioeconomic status, access to care, age-related issues, and obesity.
oncology Cancer Cultural Competency
Home Study
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Non-Member Free

2016 Cultural Competence for Oncology Practice

This slide-based course is designed to help members of a multidisciplinary team in oncology care increase their knowledge of cultural competence; it will enhance your confidence when interacting with patients from diverse backgrounds of the concept of cultural competence through three case studies.
oncology Cultural Competency
Home Study
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2016 Disparities in Cancer Care: Do You Know...?

This self-assessment course is designed to help individuals from a multidisciplinary team in oncology assess knowledge related to disparities in care.
Cancer Cultural Competency Counseling
Home Study
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Non-Member N/A

Transitioning into Leadership as a New Practitioner, Home Study

This home study course will provide a solid background in developing your leadership and communication skills throughout the early years and into future practice.
management clinical patient care and services preceptors pharmacy management and professional leadership
Home Study
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What Could Go Wrong? Preventing Errors Before They Happen

Medication errors are an important issue facing the health care system. Experts have increasingly recognized that errors can be prevented by making the medication use system safer rather than relying on individual health care providers to always perform perfectly.
medication errors medication safety
Home Study
Member $29.00
Non-Member $49.00

Zika Outbreak: What Pharmacists Need to Know

You’ve heard the alarming news about the Zika virus, an infection transmitted mainly through mosquito bites. The Zika virus has reached the threshold of a global emergency as determined by the World Health Organization (WHO).
zika virus
Home Study
Member $29.00
Non-Member $49.00

BIOSIMILARS: What Every Pharmacist Needs to Know

Speakers: Edward Li, PharmD, M.P.H., BCOP, University of New England; James Stevenson, BPharm, PharmD, FASHP, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. This video was recorded at the APhA2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition.
biosimilars
Home Study
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A Good Night’s Sleep: Pharmacologic and Behavioral Approaches to Overcoming Insomnia (Home Study)

Are you looking to broaden your expertise when making informed decisions about the management of medication needs for your patients with insomnia? If so, you’ll want to participate in this online learning activity.
clinical patient care and services
Home Study
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Non-Member Free

Case Study: Pharmacologic and Behavioral Approaches to Overcoming Insomnia

This case study is targeted to pharmacists providing care to patients suffering from insomnia.
clinical patient care and services
Home Study
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Non-Member $129.00

October 2016 ACIP Immunization Update, Home Study

This home study activity will keep you abreast of any new immunization recommendations and changes to the immunization schedules as well as help you to fulfill your state immunization education requirements.
Home Study
Member Free
Non-Member $129.00

Managing the Introduction of Biosimilars into the US Healthcare System

During this online learning activity, the speaker discusses the current status of biosimilars and recent approvals by the FDA, and identifies potential implications of biosimilars for pharmacists working in various practice settings.
clinical patient care and services pharmacy management biosimilars
Home Study
Member Free
Non-Member $25.00

Specialty Pharmacy: Trending to the Future

The number of novel drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has grown by appropriately 45-50 percent from 2010 to 2015. Proportionally, the number of specialty medications approved has also risen, keeping the ratio of novel drugs to specialty drugs consistently around 50 percent.
pharmacy management
Home Study
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Pharmacy Law Matters: Legal and Regulatory Developments Affecting Pharmacy in 2015

Describes a wide range of federal legislative and regulatory activities that affect pharmacy practice, including new or proposed policy changes, as well as other actions stemming from preexisting policy.
Medicare Medicaid pharmacy law and regulations
Home Study
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Non-Member $129.00

Beyond Statin Therapy: Making Sense of ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway - Home Study

The American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) 2013 guidelines on the management of cholesterol were developed based on well-designed clinical trials. However, additional evidence from clinical trials and newer drug therapies are now available.
clinical patient care and services clinical policy cholesterol management
Home Study
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Non-Member $25.00

The Importance of a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Program in Ambulatory Practice

In health care, the continuous quality improvement (CQI) model is an organizational approach involving organizational management, teamwork, defined processes, systems thinking, and change to create an environment for improvement.
Home Study
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Non-Member $129.00

Olympics in a Time of Zika – Home Study

Zika infection is associated with fetal microcephaly, infant brain damage, and multiple neurological conditions in adults. There have been several cases of sexual transmission from travelers returning from Zika endemic areas.
clinical patient care and services zika virus public health
Home Study
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Non-Member $129.00

June 2016 ACIP Immunization Update – Home Study

This online learning activity will provide the latest information directly from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
clinical patient care and services immunizations