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Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (J&J) Overview - What Pharmacists Need to Know

This overview of the Janssen (J&J) vaccine covers the mechanism 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.
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15 on COVID-19 03/03/2021 - Adenovirus Vector Technology

Adenovirus-based vaccines are the latest addition to our toolbelt in the fight against COVID-19. In this episode of 15 on COVID-19, we examine how adenovirus-based vaccines work, answer some of the common questions that patients may be asking, and look at the history of adenovirus-based vaccines.
Vaccine Technology Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19 adenovirus-based vaccines
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Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine (mRNA-1273)

This overview of the Moderna vaccine (mRNA-1273) 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.
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15 on COVID-19 02/01/2021 - Understanding Dead Space

Learn the steps you can take to maximize the number of available COVID-19 vaccine doses. Join us as we explain the concept of dead space, why it matters, what you can do to minimize it, and finally, review techniques to ensure that you are getting as many doses of COVID-19 vaccine out of each vial.
mRNA Vaccines Vaccine Technology Technician CPE Coronavirus COVID-19
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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
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Test Your Knowledge: Diabetes Care (2nd Ed.)

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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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.
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Pharmacy-Based Medication Administration Services

This education training program provides an overview of the delivery of medication administration services in community pharmacies with a focus on techniques for administering injections.
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APhA Quick Quiz: CBD Use During COVID-19 Pandemic

As pharmacists, patients look to us for advice around the use of CBD products to assist with anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and inflammation. Take this quiz to assess your knowledge on different CBD products for treating patients' conditions.
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COVID-19 Myth vs. Fact: Vaccine Hesitancy Home Study

Learn how you can respond when speaking with patients about their decision to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and what not to say during those important conversations. Leave empowered to address vaccine hesitancy on the frontlines of your community!
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Pharmacists as Environmental Stewards: How to Minimize and Manage Medication Waste

Pharmacists are encouraged to attend this live webinar to learn more about the impact of, and effective strategies for, medication disposal on the environment and the role that pharmacists can play in practice settings.
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Board Certification
Member $520.00
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Ambulatory Care 2021 BCACP Recertification Course

This 26 credit course is intended for BCACP certified pharmacists who are seeking recertification credit. It covers 16 content areas based on the BPS Ambulatory Care Content Outline and features innovative lessons such as virtual patient scenarios, matching exercises, and interactive clinic visits.
BPS Board Certification Respiratory Disorders geriatrics GI Disorders neurology Self Care Endocrine Disorders Practice Advancement mental health women's health Nephrology ambulatory care Recertification Evidence-based Medicine pain management anticoagulation cardiology rheumatology Infectious Diseases BCACP
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New Therapeutic Agents Marketed in 2020: Part 2

Following our review of each new therapeutic agent marketed in 2020, we compare the new drug with the older medication(s) with which it is most similar in properties and uses, and we identify advantages and disadvantages.
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Pharmacists' Role During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way health care is routinely delivered, with pharmacists taking a lead role in meeting individual patient needs across practice settings.
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Keep Up! COPD

Pharmacists are in a unique position to advise patients regarding available COPD treatment options and usage of inhalers and other medications in an appropriate manner. Pharmacists can ensure patients with COPD receive appropriate immunizations and assist smokers to become smoke-free.
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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
Board Certification
Member $260.00
Non-Member $455.00

Sterile Compounding 2021 BCSCP Recertification Course

This 13 credit interactive course is intended for BCSCP certified pharmacists seeking recertification credit. This innovative course is centered around video demonstrations and interactive activities that show learners proper sterile compounding techniques.
Sterile Compounding BPS Board Certification Environmental Monitoring Recertification Garbing Cleanroom Cleaning USP Facility Design Asceptic Techniques Engineering Controls
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Sterile Compounding 2021 Review Course

This 13 credit interactive course is intended for pharmacists preparing to take the BPS Compounded Sterile Preparations (BCSCP) certification Exam. This innovative course is centered around video demonstrations and interactive activities that show learners proper sterile compounding techniques.
Sterile Compounding BPS Board Certification Environmental Monitoring Board Prep Garbing Cleanroom Cleaning USP Facility Design Asceptic Techniques Engineering Controls
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Member $520.00
Non-Member $910.00

Ambulatory Care 2021 Review Course

This 26 credit course is intended for pharmacists preparing for the BPS exam in Ambulatory Care (BCACP). It covers 16 content areas based on the BPS Ambulatory Care Content Outline and features innovative lessons such as virtual patient scenarios, matching exercises, and interactive clinic visits.
BPS Board Certification Respiratory Disorders geriatrics GI Disorders neurology Self Care Endocrine Disorders Practice Advancement mental health women's health Nephrology ambulatory care Evidence-based Medicine pain management Board Prep anticoagulation cardiology rheumatology Infectious Diseases BCACP
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Deconstructing Systemic Racism: Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Pharmacy

Pharmacists and technicians are encouraged to participate in this eLearning activity to learn about system racism that exists in health care. By understanding SDOH and acknowledging the racial disparities, they can play a vital role in addressing and combating systemic racism.
social justice pharmaceutical care Cultural Competency Technician CPE racism cultural diversity social determinants of health health disparities Equity
Board Certification
Member $200.00
Non-Member $350.00

2021 Trending Topics in Ambulatory Care Recertification Package

A review of the latest prominent topics in Ambulatory Care. Registration includes a recertification exam offering up to 13.5 BCACP recertification credits and access to recordings of each session.
BPS Board Certification Hormonal Contraception hiv anxiety ambulatory care Recertification LGBTQ anticoagulation Musculoskeletal Disease Pneumonia Cardiometabolic Disease
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APhA Quick Quiz: Systemic Racism

Take this quiz to learn what systemic racism is, policies to address it in your pharmacy, and how you can better serve patients through understanding of racial disparities.
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APhA Pain Management Forum 2020 Subscription

In a series of learning activities national experts discuss current perspectives regarding best practices for chronic pain management.
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Avoid Overbasalization and Clinical Inertia in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

The speakers address the overuse of basal insulin in lieu of adding injectable bolus options, known as overbasalization, commonly seen in many patients with type 2 diabetes. Discussion also addresses how clinical inertia plays a role in overbasalization.
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APhA Quick Quiz: Child Abuse

Take this test to test your knowledge on types of child abuse, signs and symptoms associated with child abuse, and how to report suspected child abuse.
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New Therapeutic Agents Marketed in 2020: Part 1

Following our review of each new therapeutic agent marketed in 2020, we compare the new drug with the older medication(s) with which it is most similar in properties and uses, and we identify advantages and disadvantages.
adverse drug reactions new drugs drug dosing drug information
Home Study
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Non-Member $129.00

Child Abuse: The Importance of the Pharmacy Staff’s Role in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse

Pharmacists and technicians are encouraged to participate in this e-Learning activity to learn more about the impact of child abuse, causes of child abuse, and how/when to report suspected abuse cases.
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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
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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.
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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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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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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."
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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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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.
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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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