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Hiatal Hernia/GERD: Review & Update

Program Type

Monograph

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Offline Date:

Thursday, August 19, 2021

ACPE Expiration Date

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    In this lesson we review GERD & hiatal hernia. Specifically, we concentrate upon antacids, and OTC H2RAs and PPIs. Our goals are: (1) consideration of therapeutic options, (2) comparisons of when to use H2 blockers versus PPIs, and finally (3) provide updated information that can improve communications with patients.

    Handouts

    Homestudy PDF:   19022H01.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Define hernia & GERD & describe the relationship between the 2 disorders.
    List the contributing factors for GERD, esophagitis, Barrett's esophageal adenocarcinoma.
    Discuss the symptoms of GERD & its complications
    Differentiate between the mechanisms of actions between H2 blockers & PPIs.
    Compare the therapeutic effects of H2 blockers & PPIs
    Discuss the diagnosis of GERD.


    Pharmacist

    Define hernia & GERD & describe the relationship between the 2 disorders.
    List the contributing factors for GERD, esophagitis, Barrett's esophageal adenocarcinoma.
    Discuss the symptoms of GERD & its complications
    Differentiate between the mechanisms of actions between H2 blockers & PPIs.
    Compare the therapeutic effects of H2 blockers & PPIs
    Discuss the diagnosis of GERD.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Define hernia & GERD & describe the relationship between the 2 disorders.
    Discuss the symptoms associated with GERD
    Compare the therapeutic effects of H2 blockers and PPIs
    Discuss the diagnosis of GERD

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-19-022-H01-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-19-022-H01-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-19-022-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.

  • Faculty

    Farid Sadik, PhD
    Dean Emeritus, University of South Carolina, College of Pharmacy, Adjunct Professor, Presbyterian College




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
Adobe Acrobat Reader


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 
 

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