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Pfizer Biontech COVID-19 Vaccine (BNT162b2)

The first FDA-approved vaccine for COVID-19. This overview of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine (BNT162b2) covers the machnism of action, efficacy & safety data, storage and handling information, and vaccine hesitancy data.This one-stop program will cover everything you need to know about the vaccine.
mRNA Vaccines viral infections Vaccines BNT 162-b2 infectious disease COVID-19
Advanced Training
Member $79.00
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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."
diabetes Weight Managment antiadiabetic agents
Advanced Training
Member $39.00
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Pharmacy-Based Immunizations for Pediatric Patients

The program provides a thorough review of topics related to immunizing pediatric patients including parent and patient preparation, immunization administration techniques for children and documentation of pediatric vaccinations.
Technician CPE pediatrics immunizations
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Deconstructing Systemic Racism: Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Pharmacy

Pharmacists and technicians are encouraged to attend this webinar to gain a better understanding of SDOH and health disparities in pharmacy, and address their role in combating systemic racism.
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Avoid Overbasalization and Clinical Inertia in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Presenters will review the overuse of basal insulin in lieu of adding injectable bolus options, known as overbasalization, which is commonly seen in many patients with type 2 diabetes.
medication therapy management diabetes insulin Insulin Delivery Systems
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Child Abuse: The Importance of the Pharmacy Staff’s Role in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are encouraged to join this webinar to gain a better understanding of how they can play a critical role in preventing and reporting suspected cases of child abuse.
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Hiding in Plain Sight: Gastrointestinal Toxicities

This module is designed for you to apply the knowledge gained from Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors & Gastrointestinal Toxicities: Key Points for the Community Pharmacist through the review of case-based scenarios.
GI Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors IRAE
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Hiding in Plain Sight: Respiratory Toxicities

This module is designed for you to apply the knowledge gained from Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors & Respiratory Toxicities: Key Points for the Community Pharmacist through the review of case-based scenarios.
Respiratory Toxicities Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors IRAE
Board Certification
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Evidence-Based Practice Module 10

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: statin intolerance, peripheral artery disease, practice management, and substance abuse.
BPS medication therapy management practice management ambulatory care Recertification peripheral artery disease Substance Abuse BCACP statin intolerance
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APhA Pharmacy Law Matters: A Year in Review Affecting Pharmacy in 2020

In 2020, the federal government took action through enforcement discretion and flexibility of certain statutory requirements to expand new scope-of-practice authorities to make it easier for pharmacists to provide care to patients in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
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Board Certification
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Evidence-Based Practice Module 9

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: Riva vs. Apixa, Inclisiran for Elevated LDL, Placebos and Nocebos, and Chronic Care Management.
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Advanced Training
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Test Your Knowledge: Immunization Delivery (5th Ed.)

This activity is intended to provide ongoing assessment and professional development for pharmacists who have completed the APhA certificate training program, "Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery."
Vaccines immunizations
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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 4/6/2020 - 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
infectious disease Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19 IL-6 Antagonists
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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 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.
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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.
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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.
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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 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 04/03/2020 - 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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Initiatives to Support Pneumococcal Vaccination and Shared Clinical Decision-Making in Pharmacy Practice

Join a panel of immunization experts to review national guidelines, recommendations, and latest updates on shared clinical decision-making as it applies to pneumococcal vaccinations.
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New Technologies in Influenza Vaccines

This online continuing education module (1-hour CE) will educate pharmacists about innovative influenza vaccinations.
Vaccines Vaccine Technology Immunization influenza
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Updates on use of direct oral anticoagulants for management of chronic conditions

This article reviews recent developments in DOAC use for chronic conditions and provides guidance on how pharmacists can engage in patient-centered management of anticoagulation therapy.
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Smoking Cessation

This series provides an overview of the prevalence of tobacco use and the challenges associated with quitting, the rationale behind starting a pharmacist-led tobacco cessation initiative, and the steps on how to start and maintain a successful program in a community practice.
Smoking Cessation Nicotine Dependence Counseling
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Time's Up: Sexual Harassment in Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacists with experience in the field explain what sexual harassment is, provide personal accounts and examples of sexual harassment in pharmacy practice, and describe strategies that can be used to create a safer working environment.
workplace issues sexual harassment Technician CPE safety
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APhA Quick Quiz: Sexual Harassment

Take this test to identify safety and protection measures again sexual harassment in the workplace and to learn how to report cases of sexual harassment and provide support.
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COVID-19 Testing Models

This course will provide general considerations for pharmacy-based COVID-19 testing and an overview of the approach of two common models.
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October 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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Immunization Update 2020

Pharmacists have a responsibility to follow immunization guidelines and incorporate best practices into their practice when administering vaccines. This article provides an overview of the recent changes in vaccine recommendations and immunization practices.
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Adult and Adolescent Immunization Schedules

This online learning course will help pharmacists and technicians become more knowledgeable about the adult and adolescent immunization catch-up schedules and guidance from the CDC to protect individuals from vaccine-preventable diseases due to the hesitancy brought by COVID-19
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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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COVID-19 Testing: Understanding the Different Types of Tests and the Role of the Pharmacy Team

During this session, a pharmacist discusses the importance of the COVID-19 testing, the role pharmacy team can play in getting patients appropriately tested, and opportunities for reimbursement.
COVID-19 Testing reimbursement Technician CPE Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services
Home Study
Member $12.00
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Keep Up! Hormonal Contraception

While many pharmacists would like to offer hormonal contraception to their patients, it is important to understand the state laws that govern this practice, be knowledgeable about available contraceptive options, and assess a patient to determine her eligibility for hormonal contraception.
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2020 Federal Pharmacy Symposium

The APhA Federal Pharmacy Symposium includes two 90-min presentations on Resilience in These Strangest of Strange Times and Emergency Preparedness Planning presented by industry experts about trends in health care service access and therapy to help patients achieve optimal outcomes.
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APhA Quick Quiz: COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 test kits have not been FDA approved but many have been granted Emergency Use Authorization. Take this quiz to learn the role pharmacy teams play to ensure patients are appropriately tested.
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Board Certification
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BCSCP Recertification: Sterile Preparations for Compounding Professionals

This 6.5-hour eLearning BCSCP Recertification 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. Available Recertification Credit
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