CE: Understanding Safety and Adverse Drug Events in Homeopathy: A Fair and Balanced Approach

Pharmacy Times, January 2021, Volume 89, Issue 1

This activity is supported by an educaitonal grant from Boiron USA.

This activity is supported by an educaitonal grant from Boiron USA.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Examine homeopathic principles and the FDA’s risk-based regulations for homeopathic products
  • Compare common homeopathic products, the symptoms for which they are used, and the likelihood of an adverse drug event based on dilutions
  • Analyze Poison Control Center data to assess the safety of homeopathic products
  • Identify appropriate uses and counseling points for homeopathic products

FACULTY

Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP

Freelance Medical Writer, Arlington, Virginia

Assistant Director, Office of Pharmacy Professional Development

University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy Storrs, Connecticut

TARGET AUDIENCE: Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

ACTIVITY TYPE: Application

RELEASE DATE: December 14. 2020

EXPIRATION DATE: January 23, 2023

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 2.0 hours

FEE: This lesson is offered for free at www.pharmacytimes.org