Supported by educational grants from Meda Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Thom Kim Nguyen, PharmD, BCPS, CTTS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Piscataway, New Jersey
Clinical Coordinator, Ambulatory Care
Hunterdon Medical Center
Flemington, New Jersey
This activity is intended to provide education to community pharmacists on how to identify triggers of allergic rhinitis, as well as manage and counsel patients who suffer from it during the fall.
After participating in this activity, participants should be able to:
Identify potential triggers of allergic rhinitis (AR) in the fall
Select management strategies for fall AR, including OTC and prescription pharmacotherapy, immunotherapy, allergen avoidance, and alternative medicine
Implement effective counseling techniques to assist with optimal symptom management in patients with AR triggered by fall allergens
Type of activity:
August 8, 2014
August 5, 2016
Estimated time to complete activity:
Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours (0.2 CEUs) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-14-063-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through August 5, 2016.