Overview

Preceptor Education
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is pleased to offer complimentary web based continuing education for our preceptors made available through two providers: The Collaborative Education Institute (CEI) and Pharmacist's Letter. The educational offerings range from programs on enhancing precepting skills to contemporary therapeutic topics. All of the continuing education offerings are approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).


Diabetes Update. A Focus on SGLT2 Inhibitors

The number of people affected by diabetes worldwide is growing rapidly. A 2014 national report estimates that 21 million people in the United States have diabetes and another 8.1 million people remain undiagnosed. All together, that is 9.3% of the US population. Around the world, 387 million people have diabetes, - which accounts for 8.3% of the global population. This burden is expected to incr...
SIUE School of Pharmacy

Heart failure: Traditional Therapies and Novel Agents

This CPE activity is intended to refresh pharmacists on the current ACCF/AHA guideline recommendations on the use of pharmacotherapy in heart failure and to introduce them to two novel heart failure agents, sacubitril-valsartan and ivabridine. The activity will describe the agents' characteristics and potential role in heart failure therapy.
SIUE School of Pharmacy

New Options for Anti-platelet Therapy

This program is designed to educate pharmacists on newly available antiplatelet therapies (prasugrel, ticagrelor, and vorpaxar). The program will cover the mechanism of action, dosing, contraindications, significant clinical trials, and clinical pearls of these therapies. Upon completion of this CPE program, participants should be able to differentiate between the new antiplatlet agents, identif...
SIUE School of Pharmacy

Opioid Overdose & Naloxone Rescue Kits

Fatal drug overdoses, due to both illicit and prescription drug use, have become epidemic in the United States (US). The rate exceeds that of deaths from motor vehicle accidents, largely due to the increase in prescription opioid overdoses.1 In 2013, about 16,000 deaths occurred from prescription opioid overdoses, accounting for more than half of all prescription drug overdose deaths.2 Multipl...
SIUE School of Pharmacy

Technosphere Insulin: Proper use and administration of the new inhaled insulin product

Insulin human inhalation powder was approved by the FDA for use in June of 2014. This newly approved product offers an insulin administration technique and associated risk factors that current pharmacists are most likely unfamiliar with. This continuing education activity will provide pharmacists with introductory information about this new drug product.
SIUE School of Pharmacy

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