The Critical Role of Pharmacists in Management and Adherence of Glaucoma Therapy

FEBRUARY 12, 2015
This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Alcon, Inc.


The Critical Role of Pharmacists in Management and Adherence of Glaucoma Therapy


Faculty
Jamie Rickards, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Assistant Professor
Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Notre Dame of Maryland University
School of Pharmacy
Baltimore, Maryland
 
Michelle A. Fritsch, PharmD, CGP, BCACP
Professor and Chair
Clinical & Administrative Sciences
Notre Dame of Maryland University
School of Pharmacy
Baltimore, Maryland

Educational Objectives
After participating in this activity, participants should be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the risk factors, pathophysiology, and etiology of the different types of glaucoma.
  • Define the mechanism of action as well as safety and efficacy profiles of the different treatment classes and individual agents available for the management of glaucoma.
  • Educate patients on proper administration and scheduling of their eye drops, as well as the importance of treatment adherence. 
Target audience: Pharmacists
Type of activity: Knowledge
Release date: January, 23, 2015
Expiration date: January, 23, 2017
Estimated time to complete activity: 2.0 hours

Description: Pharmacy Times/Ascend Media Office of Continuing Professional EducationPharmacy 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 (0.20 CEUs) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-15-011-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through January 28, 2017.

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