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15 on COVID-19 07/31/2020 - Dexamethasone

Finally there is a drug which has demonstrated improved survival outcomes in COVID-19. Fortunately for everyone, that drug is a widely available, inexpensive drug that we are all familiar with: dexamethasone. Join us for today's 15 on COVID-19 episode as we review the dexamthasone data in COVID-19.
Dexamethasone Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19
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15 on COVID-19 07/24/2020 - mRNA Vaccines

As the number of COVID-19 cases has started to spike again in the US, there is an increased focus on COVID-19 vaccines. Join us for today's 15 on COVID-19 episode as we look at the new mRNA vaccine technology, and look at the early data to see if they are a viable option for preventing COVID-19.
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15 on COVID-19 06/12/2020 - Telehealth

COVID-19 has resulted in a major shift in the healthcare landscape, particularly the telehealth landscape. Join us as guest host, APhA President-elect Sandra Leal, takes us through some of these recent changes and what we can do to retain the advances that pharmacy has made in the telehealth arena.
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15 on COVID-19 06/05/2020 - Remdesivir RCT Data

The FDA issued an Emergency Use Authorization for remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19 on May 1st, 2020. Until recently, the data that resulted in the EUA was not available. Join us for today's 15 on COVID-19 episode as we take a closer look at the trial details and the resulting data.
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15 on COVID-19 06/01/2020 - The Hydroxychloroquine Saga Continues

Have you heard that hydroxychloroquine is associated with increased risk of mortality and cardiac arrhythmia? Join us for today's 15 on COVID-19 episode as we take a deeper look at the study that generated this information as well as some of the concerns that have been raised about the study.
Hydroxycholoroquine Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19
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15 on COVID-19 05/22/2020 - Hydroxychloroquine Prophylaxis

Join us for today’s episode of 15 on COVID-19 as we explore this strange confluence of science and politics and focus on what the available data are actually telling us about the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 prophylaxis.
HCQ Prophylaxis Hydroxycholoroquine Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19
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15 on COVID-19 05/18/2020 - Antibody Development and Reinfection

How many people who are exposed to COVID-19 disease will develop antibodies against the virus? Is it possible to be reinfected with COVID-19? If you or your patients have been asking these questions, join us for today’s 15 on COVID-19 episode to review the currently available data
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15 on COVID-19 05/14/2020 - Anticoagulation

Have you heard that patients with COVID-19 are at increased risk of clots? In today’s 15 on COVID-19 episode, we examine the available evidence, and also review the literature to determine if there is any benefit to anticoagulation in patients with COVID-19.
Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19
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15 on COVID-19 05/08/2020 - Sedation Drugs

As many as 12% of patients who are hospitalized for COVID-19 require mechanical ventilation and some hospitals are reporting shortages of key medications used to keep intubated patients sedated. We will examine strategies to maximize the availability of key medications for intubated patients.
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15 on COVID-19 05/04/2020 - Remdesivir Updates

Wherever you look, it seems that remdesivir is back in the news. Join us for today’s 15 on COVID-19 episode as we examine the results of 2 randomized, placebo-controlled trials looking at remdesivir for the treatments of COVID-19
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15 on COVID-19 05/01/2020 - Vitamin C

One of the most frequent COVID-19 questions that pharmacists are receiving is about the use of zinc in COVID-19. Join us for today’s episode as we examine the literature and discover what it tells us about the role of zinc in COVID-19.
Vitamin-C infectious disease Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19
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15 on COVID-19 04/24/2020 - Viral Properties and Remdesivir Updates

New information and new rumors about COVID-19 continues to come out every day. Join us for today’s episode as we dispel some recent rumors about remdesivir as well as revisit some of the physical properties of the COVID-19 virus itself, such as aerosolization properties and surface stability.
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15 on COVID-19 04/27/2020 - Zinc

One of the most frequent COVID-19 questions that pharmacists are receiving is about the use of zinc in COVID-19. Join us for today’s episode as we examine the literature and discover what it tells us about the role of zinc in COVID-19.
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15 on COVID-19 for 4/20/2020 - Hydroxychloroquine Updates: Part II

We finish our review of new literature examining the clinical efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19. Two new randomized, controlled trials offer new insights in the potential role of this much-hyped, often talked about antimalarial drug that has become one of the mainstays of COVID-19 therapy.
HCQ Hydroxycholoroquine infectious disease Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19
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15 on COVID-19 for 4/17/2020 - Hydroxychloroquine Updates

Information about COVID-19 is exploding everywhere. Join us as we revisit hydroxychloroquine and examine the new literature that has been released since our inaugural episode in late March. There are several new studies which shed new light on the role of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19.
HCQ Hydroxycholoroquine infectious disease Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19
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15 on COVID-19 for 4/13/2020 - Convalescent Plasma

There have been a number of news stories focusing on convalescent plasma as a potential therapy for COVID-19. Join us for today’s 15 on COVID-19 episode to explore the potential advantages, disadvantages, available evidence and unanswered questions about convalescent plasma in COVID-19 disease
Convalescent Plasma infectious disease Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19
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15 on COVID-19 for 4/10/2020 - Testing

We have been hearing about COVID-19 testing almost non-stop since the COVID-19 outbreak began. Recently, pharmacists were granted authority to administer COVID-19 tests. Join us for information about how these tests work and what some of the limitations of the different types of tests are.
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15 on COVID-19 for 4/6/2020 - IL-6 Antagonists

Tocilizumab is a drug used to treat a variety of autoimmune disorders, however, you may have been hearing a lot about it’s role in COVID-19 lately. Curious as to why an antirheumatic drug would be useful in COVID-19? Join us for today’s episode of 15 on COVID-19 as we find the connection
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15 on COVID-19 04/03/2020 - Remdesivir

Have you been hearing about remdesivir as a potential treatment for COVID-19? Are you looking to learn more about remsdesivir and how it works? Get answers to these questions and more in this episode of 15 on COVID-19, where we explore the role of remdesivir in the treatment of COVID-19.
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15 on COVID-19 03/30/2020 - ACE-I & ARBs

Are patients asking about whether or not they should continue ACE-inhibitor or ARB therapy in light of the COVID-19 pandemic? Get answers to this question and more in this episode of 15 on COVID-19, where we explore the connection between ACE-inhibitors and ARBs to COVID-19.
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15 on COVID-19 03/27/2020 - NSAIDS

Confused about whether or not it’s safe to use NSAIDs in COVID-19 disease? You’re not alone. Join us for today’s COVID-19 episode where will review the available data, as well as the series of events that has resulted in much confusion about the role of NSAIDs in COVID-19 disease
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15 on COVID-19 03/24/2020

Trying to wrap your mind around the basics of COVID-19 amidst all the information, news, and rumors that are swirling out there? Join us for today’s 15 on COVID-19 session, where we will provide a broad overview of COVID-19.
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Test Your Knowledge: Diabetes Care 2018

This activity is intended to provide ongoing assessment and professional development for pharmacists who have completed the APhA certificate training program, "The Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care."
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Navigating the Crowded Space of Diabetes Medications

The goal of this training program is to improve pharmacists’ ability to make informed decisions and support their patients regarding the management of medication needs of patients with diabetes.
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Joint Federal Pharmacy Seminar 2020

JFPS is the only event specifically designed to meet the unique needs of federal pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. It provides relevant education to inform attendees about challenges, opportunities, and solutions to improve pharmacy practice and patient care in the federal health care sector.
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Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on Patients and Their Providers

An expert in the field discusses the potential psychological impact of COVID-19 using the Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and provides recommendations to meet the needs of patients..
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2020 Federal Pharmacy Symposium

The APhA Federal Pharmacy Symposium provides federal pharmacy leaders with the opportunity to learn from industry experts about trends in health care service access and therapy to help patients achieve optimal outcomes.
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Catch Up and Keep Up with Immunizations in the Era of COVID-19

This activity focuses how pharmacists play a vital role in assisting children and their parents in catching up on missed vaccinations that may have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Keep Up! Patient Education

Patient counseling strategies employed by most pharmacists have little impact on medication adherence. Patients learn best when new information is connected to existing knowledge and skills and when it is perceived to be relevant, actionable, and congruent with their beliefs.
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Keep Up! Transgender Care

Transgender and gender non-binary patients face stigma in our society and are not confident in the ability of pharmacists to address their unique needs. Learn preferred terminology, medication most often used to affirm gender identity, and strategies to improve their care.
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APhA Quick Quiz: COVID-19 and Psychology

Pharmacists and pharmacy students are encouraged to take this quiz to better understand the psychological impact of COVID-19 using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
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COVID-19 Testing: Understanding the Different Types of Tests and the Role of the Pharmacy Team

In this session, a pharmacist on the frontlines will discuss the importance of COVID testing, the role pharmacy teams can play in getting patients appropriately tested, and opportunities for reimbursement.
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Increasing Access to Hormonal Contraceptive Products Package

Many states are allowing pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraceptives to increase and ensure access.This is a 4-hour online interactive training program that prepares pharmacists to discuss hormonal contraceptive options available to prescribe, furnish or dispense, in accordance with state laws.
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Pharmacy Practice Operations

This module will examine the considerations for effective practice management when providing hormonal contraceptives from the pharmacy.
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Community Pharmacist and COPD Treatment Options: Reduce Symptoms, Improve Airflow, and Reduce Exacerbation Risks

This program will emphasize the pharmacists’ role to improve medication adherence for patients with mild to severe COPD, and will provide updates about the latest therapeutic options available for the treatment of COPD.
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New therapeutic agents marketed in 2019: Part 2 (June 2020 PT)

The second part of a series reviewing FDA approved therapeutic agents in 2019. The article includes a comparison of new medications with older medication(s) with similar properties and uses, as well as advantages and disadvantages.
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LGBTQ Cultural-Competency for Pharmacists

As key members of the clinical team, pharmacists are uniquely positioned to
improve medication treatment outcomes, and as a result, facilitate achievement of
optimal health for their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) patients.
clinical patient care and services communication Cultural Competency Technician CPE health disparities
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USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding - Sterile Preparations for Compounding Professionals

This new 6.5-hour eLearning course, delivered through an innovative, interactive, online format, aims to improve your knowledge in the implementation of USP <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding - Sterile Preparations for Compounding Professionals
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Evidence-Based Practice Module 7

This activity is intended for BCACPs in need of recertification credit and is designed based on the content outline developed by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS). Covers 4 topics: Hypothyroidism, COLCOT Study, Hypertension, CLEAN Meds
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Evidence-Based Practice Module 5

This activity is intended for BCACPs in need of recertification credit and is designed based on the content outline developed by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS).
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Evidence-Based Practice Module 6

This activity is intended for BCACPs in need of recertification credit and is designed based on the content outline developed by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS).
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To CBD or Not to CBD? What Pharmacists Need to Know

This article summarizes the differences between the three types of cannabidiol (CBD) products. The author discusses the pharmacological properties, benefits, and risks of CBD, how to choose a high-quality hemp derived CBD product, and dosing and adverse effects cannabidiol oil.
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Community Champions: Social Determinants of Health and Pharmacy Practice (Home Study)

Healthcare providers are encouraged to register for this webinar to learn how pharmacists can be prepared to combat health disparities and overcome social determinants of health to optimize patient care services.
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Using Evidence to Advance Your Practice (2nd Edition)

This program will help pharmacists to understand the principles and process of evidence-based practice to begin to integrate information from patients and the literature to make decisions about individual patients.
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Putting it Into Practice: Examples of Successful Practices in PCMHs and ACOs

This session offers strategies from successful practices on how to improve patient services and reduce practice costs for pharmacists in ACOs, PCMHs, and more traditional care sites.
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June 2020 ACIP Immunization Update

Pharmacists are encouraged to attend this event to stay abreast of recent immunization recommendations by the ACIP that may have an impact on your pharmacy practice and professional development. Impact of COVID-19 is addressed.
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Turning Down the Heat: Strategies to Manage Workplace Stress and Enhance Pharmacist Well-Being

This session provides an overview of the stressors pharmacists often face and evidence to support individual- and organizational-focused interventions. Practical strategies for managing workplace stress are also provided.
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APhA SCDI® for Community-based Pharmacy Residency Education and Training

The SCDI Workshop provides residency program directors, site coordinators and preceptors a systematic approach to design and deliver community care pharmacy practice residency training to enhance the quality of existing or start-up programs.
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Accountability of Pharmacists in Patient Care (Home Study)

This education activity explores pharmacist accountability in patient care as it relates to a holistic, patient-centered approach, clinical decision making, and collaboration with other healthcare professionals.
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Planning for the Inevitable: Medication Errors

Every pharmacy practice strives to avoid medication error sentinel events—the type of errors that result in death or serious physical or psychological injury not related to the natural course of a patient’s illness.
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