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Safety Considerations for the Use of Anti-Inflammatory And Disease Modifying Therapies in Autoimmune and Inflammatory Disorders

Event Type

Live Online

Date

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Time

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET

Location

PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$30.00

  • Overview

    This presentation will provide pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with knowledge to identify common medication errors and safety concerns associated with anti-inflammatory and disease modifying therapies used to treat inflammatory disease including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, Crohn’s disease and gout.  Medications that will be discussed include NSAIDs, corticosteroids, anti-gout medications, immunosuppressants, conventional disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and biologic DMARDs. 

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   19099L05_6pp.pdf


    Slide Document:   19099L05_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Identify patient safety concerns and potential medication errors associated with therapies used to treat autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
    Recognize the precautions, contraindications and warnings involving the use of biologic DMARDs in high risk patients (i.e., hepatitis, heart failure, and malignancy)
    Recognize effective safety education and guidance to patients, caregivers, and other health care providers on the use of anti-inflammatory and disease modifying therapies.
    Identify strategies to minimize risks associated with the use of disease modifying agents through pharmacist-provided monitoring programs


    Pharmacist

    Identify patient safety concerns and potential medication errors associated with therapies used to treat autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
    Recognize the precautions, contraindications and warnings involving the use of biologic DMARDs in high risk patients (i.e., hepatitis, heart failure, and malignancy)
    Recognize effective safety education and guidance to patients, caregivers, and other health care providers on the use of anti-inflammatory and disease modifying therapies.
    Identify strategies to minimize risks associated with the use of disease modifying agents through pharmacist-provided monitoring programs


    Pharmacy Technician

    Identify patient safety concerns and potential medication errors associated with therapies used to treat autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
    Recognize the precautions, contraindications and warnings involving the use of biologic DMARDs in high risk patients (i.e., hepatitis, heart failure, and malignancy)
    Recognize effective safety education and guidance to patients, caregivers, and other health care providers on the use of anti-inflammatory and disease modifying therapies
    Identify strategies to minimize risks associated with the use of disease modifying agents through pharmacist-provided monitoring programs

  • Repeat Presentation

    This presentation was last given on Tuesday, June 4, 2019

    Future Airings

    DateTime 
    Thursday, October 10, 201910:30 AMView

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-19-099-L05-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-19-099-L05-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-19-099-L05-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, attendees must answer poll questions and complete a program evaluation. Attendees may immediately print their Statement of Credit or leave them stored on the website.

  • Faculty

    Jessica Farrell, PharmD
    PharmD; Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences




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


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

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