CE Focus: July 2011

Published Online: Monday, August 1, 2011
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CE FOCUS | DIGESTIVE HEALTH ISSUE | JULY 2011
NEW THIS MONTH
Understanding Opioid Addiction and Dependence
2 CREDITS | ARTICLE 
Pharmacists can have an impact by counseling patients and working with physicians to minimize the potential for abuse and misuse.



DIGESTIVE HEALTH TOPICS
OTC Proton Pump Inhibitors: The Pharmacist's Role in Patient Education
1.5 CREDITS | ARTICLE
Once available by prescription only, OTC proton pump inhibitors are associated with drug-drug interactions and other safety concerns that require a pharmacist's counsel.

Gastrointestinal Pipeline Drugs
1 CREDIT | ARTICLE
Pharmacists should familiarize themselves with new and emerging therapies for common gastrointestinal disorders, such as inflammatory bowel disease and diarrhea.

Spotlight on Clostridium difficile Infection
1.5 CREDITS | ARTICLE
C. difficile infections are increasing in frequency and severity across the United States, underscoring the need for novel treatment and prevention approaches for this life-threatening illness.


ADDITIONAL TOPICS
»Obesity Management: Quality of Life, Cost Impact, and Disease Burden
1 CREDIT | ARTICLE

»Drug Therapy During Pregnancy: An Update on FDA Labeling for Antipsychotics
1.5 CREDITS | ARTICLE

» Benefits of Disease-Modifying Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis: Disease Progression, Quality of Life, and Economic Impact [Enduring Webinar]
1 CREDIT | ENDURING WEBINAR
UPCOMING EVENTS
Hypogonadism and Testosterone Replacement Therapy: Practical Insights for the Pharmacist
9/15/2011 | 1 CREDIT | LIVE WEBINAR

LAST CHANCE
Best Practices for Optimal Outcomes in the Treatment of Diabetes
3 CREDITS | EXPIRES 8/31/2011

10 Strategies to Reduce Medication Errors
2 CREDITS | EXPIRES 9/1/2011

New and Emerging Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis and the Role of Managed Care
2 CREDITS | EXPIRES 9/28/2011

Prevention and Treatment of the Common Cold in Adults
2 CREDITS | EXPIRES 10/1/2011


CASE STUDIES
» OTC Proton Pump Inhibitors: Drug-drug Interactions
»OTC Proton Pump Inhibitors: Possible Risks
»Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Emerging Therapeutic Options
»Antiplatelet Therapy: Dealing with Variability of Response



 
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