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Clinical Updates in Type 2 Diabetes: New Strategies for Insulin Replacement Therapy

Educational Objectives After completing this activity, the participant will be better able to: -Discuss the evolution of insulin replacement therapy, including relationships with underlying T2DM disease mechanisms and the latest medication options -Compare the clinical profiles of formulations of basal insulins in the treatment of T2DM -Identify opportunities to modify insulin-based treatment regimens for T2DM based on guideline recommendations for patient-centered care, comprehensive t...
Integritas Communications

The Role of Antimicrobial Testing and Reporting in Antibiotic Stewardship

Description Information derived from antibiotic susceptibility testing (AST) can be a powerful tool in determining appropriate selection, dosing, and duration of antibiotics. The standards for how this testing is performed change on an annual basis and can influence the results that the clinician uses to make treatment determinations. This session will provide an overview of the current Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) breakpoints and discuss new concepts such as the addi...
ProCE

Introduction to Adult Echocardiography

Objectives Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Echocardiography examinations Demonstrate proper transducer manipulation and system optimization to produce diagnostic images (sonographer) and recognize potential imaging errors (Physician) Demonstrate routine scan protocols to evaluate an adult patient using 2D/M-Mode/Color Flow & Doppler echocardiographic techniques and demonstrate appropriate measurements Identify normal/abnormal characteristics of 2D ...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

HIV Pharmacy Online Certification Training Program

One of the great keys to success in your HIV Pharmacy Business is your staff, your frontline employees who are working directly with and caring for your patients on a daily basis. Your employees are the engine to your business and key to your success in your HIV Specialty. It is vital to have each and every staff member, including you, well trained. Untrained staff can ruin your reputation and destroy your business. The MichRx HIV Pharmacy Online Certification Training Program is a practic...
MichRx Consulting

Transfusion Support in Allogeneic Transplant Patients (CE)

This course covers the different types of hematopoietic transplantation (bone marrow, hematopoietic progenitor cell, and umbilical cord blood), transfusion protocols for ABO mismatched transplants, and serological problems which can occur in the blood bank with patients who have received hematopoietic transplants. Cogent examples of the different types of ABO mismatched transplants are provided so that students can correlate blood typing results with transfusion and transplant history and iden...
CACMLE

Beta Thalassemias (CE)

Program Summary: This self-study course is designed to provide a brief review of the etiology, epidemiology, pathology, clinical findings, and laboratory diagnosis of thalassemias in general. More specifically, this course will provide a thorough review of each of these components as they relate to beta thalassemias. Course Goal and Objectives Goal The goal of this self-instructional module is to review basic concepts related to normal hemoglobin and a disease that impacts hemoglobin: ...
CACMLE

The Antiphospholipid Syndrome (CE)

This self-study course will review the history, clinical presentation, and testing methodologies to identify the Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) - an autoimmune disorder characterized by the presence of antibodies to protein bound phospholipids. This syndrome is cause for obstetrical complications and is the most common acquired cause of thrombotic disease. Course Goal and Learning Objectives Goal The goal of this course is to provide the reader with an understanding of the history, pat...
CACMLE

Hemoglobin A1c: Clinical Laboratory Utilization for Diabetes Mellitus Testing (CE)

This self-study course was designed to provide a brief background on the theory of HbA1c, its utility in the clinical laboratory, the evolution of the test, and its role in patient diagnosis. It also compares the HbA1c test with the two other diabetes mellitus diagnostic assays: the fasting blood glucose and the oral glucose tolerance test. The course concludes with case studies to demonstrate the clinical application of the HbA1c test. 1. Course Text This course has been divided into the ...
CACMLE

Body Fluids: Cell Counts and Slide Preparation (CE)

The course will include those techniques utilized in the clinical laboratory to identify cellular and other diagnostic components of serous, synovial, seminal and cerebral spinal fluids. Emphasis is placed on the most appropriate diagnostic tool for each body fluid, as well as the clinical significance of both normal and abnormal cellular components. I. Course Text Section I: Body Fluid Cell Counts Section II: Preparation of Body Fluid Slides The text also contains select figures. II. S...
CACMLE

Analysis of Seminal Fluid (CE)

This course presents the pathophysiology of seminal fluid formation and includes the hematologic testing used for diagnosis and treatment. The course will include methods for sperm motility and morphology. I. Course Text Seminal Fluid Analysis The text also contains relevant images. II. Self-Assessment Excercises The self-assessment exercise is located at the conclusion of this course. This exercise, consisting of question and answer items, enables the participant to assess his/her pr...
CACMLE

Analysis of Serous Fluids (CE)

This course presents the pathophysiology of serous fluid formation and includes the hematologic testing used for diagnosis and treatment. The course will include cell counting and smear preparation techniques, identification of both normal and abnormal cells seen in serous fluids. I. Course Text Serous Fluids The text also contains images, tables and select figures. II. Self-Assessment Excercises The self-assessment exercise is located at the conclusion of this course. This exercise, ...
CACMLE

Analysis of Synovial Fluids (CE)

This course presents the pathophysiology of synovial fluid formation and includes the hematologic testing used for diagnosis and treatment. The course will include cell counting and smear preparation techniques, identification of both normal and abnormal cells, and crystal identification in synovial fluids. I. Course Text Synovial Fluids The text also contains images and select figures. II. Self-Assessment Exercises The self-assessment exercise is located at the conclusion of this cou...
CACMLE

Analysis of Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CE)

This course presents the pathophysiology of cerebral spinal fluid formation and includes the hematologic testing used for diagnosis and treatment. The course will include cell counting and smear preparation techniques, identification of both normal and abnormal cells seen in cerebral spinal fluid. I. Course Text Cerebral Spinal Fluid The text also contains images and select figures. II. Self-Assessment Exercises The self-assessment exercise is located at the conclusion of this course....
CACMLE

Advanced Topics in Quality Phlebotomy (CE)

The quality of clinical laboratory results depends directly on the blood specimen collected and received for analysis. This self-study course is designed for all professionals responsible for the preanalytical phase of a blood specimen. This professional may have a variety of titles (e.g., patient care technician, medical assistant, nurse, laboratory assistant, laboratory tech or medical technologist) depending on the place of employment. For the purposes of this self-study course, this indivi...
CACMLE

Components of the Phlebotomy Procedure (CE)

The quality of clinical laboratory results depends directly on the blood specimen collected and received for analysis. This self-study course is designed for all professionals responsible for the preanalytical phase of a blood specimen. This professional may have a variety of titles (e.g., patient care technician, medical assistant, nurse, laboratory assistant, laboratory tech or medical technologist) depending on the place of employment. For the purposes of this self-study course, this indivi...
CACMLE

Hospital Pharmacy Journal

Hospital Pharmacy is the most widely read, peer-reviewed journal among health-system formulary decision makers. The Formulary Drug Reviews column is based on well-documented monographs on drugs that are new or are in late phase-3 trials. ProCE now offers CE credit at no charge to readers of Formulary Drug Reviews. Pharmacists who read the monthly articles can now complete the post-tests and evaluations directly from the website. Upon passing the post-test, statements of pharmacy CE credit ...
ProCE

Principles and Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry, 4th Edition (CE)

This course includes two major parts. The first part concerns technical principles, including the structure and mechanism of instrumentation and quality control. The second part discusses clinical applications of flow cytometry, including immunophenotyping of hematologic neoplasms, lymphocyte subset analysis for immunodeficiency states, DNA analysis for hematologic neoplasms and solid tumors, and reticulocyte counting. After completing the course, participants should be able to understand how ...
CACMLE

Pharmacogenomics: Anticoagulants and Cardiovascular Medications CEI

The third session of the Pharmacogenomics webinar series focuses on reviewing genetic information to choose a suitable drug and/or medication dose for a patient. Join us to discuss the impact of pharmacogenomic testing on anticoagulants and other cardiovascular medications. Upon successful completion of this application-based activity, pharmacists should be able to: 1. Describe the role of pharmacogenomic testing for warfarin and other cardiovascular medications 2. Review the literat...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Clinical Pearls Series: Sacubitril/Valsartan: A New Management Strategy for the Treatment of Heart Failure

This continuing pharmacy education activity will provide a case-based discussion for pharmacists to review clinical pearls on the role of sacubitril/valsartan in the management of chronic heart failure. Join us to discuss the current clinical trial data supporting the use of sacubitril/valsartan for the treatment of chronic heart failure and key factors to consider when using this agent in clinical practice.
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Clinical Pearls Series: Appropriate Use of Medications to Treat Advanced Dementia

This continuing pharmacy education activity will provide a case-based discussion for pharmacists to review clinical pearls for appropriate use of medications to treat advanced dementia. Join us to discuss how to assess the risks and benefits of continuing medications in patients with advanced dementia.
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

More Heads Are Better Than One: A Primer on Team-Based Learning

This podcast describes the principles of team-based learning and provides practical tips on how to implement this strategy in your classroom. Discover how applying the principles of team-based learning has the potential to unleash your creative energy while motivating students to higher levels of performance. Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacy preceptors should be able to:  1. Explain the intent of the basic principles of team-based learning 2. Comp...
The Collaborative Education Institute / CEI

Physical Assessment - A Certificate Training Workshop for Pharmacy Practicioners

As pharmacists expand their scope of practice under new legislation (SB493), physical assessment is a key skill necessary for advanced practice. This 21 hour course will prepare the pharmacist to obtain a history and perform a basic physical examination that will enable them to assess and monitor drug therapy. The course will employ written materials, videos, lectures, demonstrations and hands on practice and feedback Objectives for Pharmacists At the conclusion of the course the p...
Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy

Osler Pathology Online Review

After completing the Osler Pathology Online Review, you will be able to: • Use the evidence-based information and practice tools presented to better formulate differ- ential diagnoses for most clinical scenarios • Effectively apply current practice guidelines published by CAP, ASCP and other major medical and governmental agencies • Recognize common patterns of test results and recommend additional tests, as needed, to characterize the etiology and prognosis of individual patient cond...
Osler Institute

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