General Pharmacology

Principles of Antibiotic Prescribing 2.28 Nursing CE/2.28 Pharmacology CEs

Cost: $57.00
Registration: Ongoing

Alice M. Teall from The Ohio State University College of Nursing teaches about evidence-based practice related to antibiotic resistance, use and prescribing. She utilizes case studies to work through common disease processes to determine if antibiotics are necessary.

Objectives:

  • Discuss the significance of healthcare-associated infections
  • Review safe and effective approaches to antibiotic prescribing
  • Identify evidence-based treatment for common acute conditions

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Principles of Pharmacology: Phamacogenetics in a New Light 1.25 CEs/1.25 Pharmacology CEs

Cost: $30.00
Registration: Ongoing

Lee Cordell discusses how to consider pharmacogenetics before and during prescribing medications for clients.

Objectives:

  • Review definitions of general principles of pharmacology and pharmacogenomics
  • Discuss the evolution, current trends and evidence-based uses of pharmacogenomics, including personalized/precision medicine
  • Discuss how individual genetics affect drug metabolism and drug-drug interactions

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Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Pharmacology 3.0 CEs/3.0 Pharmacology CEs

Cost: $60.00
Registration: Ongoing

Mary Alice Momeyer provides up-to-date content related to gastrointestinal and genitourinary pharmacological treatments.

Objectives:

  • Identify the mechanisms of action, clinical uses, adverse reactions and contraindications of antacids, histamine-2 antagonists, cyptoprotective agents and proton pump inhibitors
  • Describe the rational treatment recommendations of the uses of these drugs
  • Discuss the pharmacotherapeutic options for use in the symptom treatment of diarrhea, constipation, nausea and vomiting
  • Identify the rational treatment recommendations of the N/V/D drugs
  • Identify the pharmacologic treatment options for OAB including specific indications, mechanisms of action and side effects with strategies for minimization
  • Identify the pharmacologic treatment options for BPH including specific indications, mechanisms of action and side effects with strategies for minimization

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Respiratory Pharmacology 2.25 CE/2.25 Pharmacology CEs

Cost: $50.00
Registration: Ongoing

Lee Cordell teaches about primary medications used in treating upper and lower respiratory infections. This course also identifies the primary medications and use of the current guidelines to properly choose medications for the treatment of COPD and asthma.

Objectives:

  • Learner will be able to identify the primary medications used in treating upper and lower respiratory infections
  • Learner will be able to identify the primary medications and to use current guidelines to properly choose medications for the treatment of COPD and asthma

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