Exploring the Role of Natural Treatments in Wound Healing: A Focus on Calendula
This Continuing Education activity is supported by an educational grant from Boiron USA.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boiron USA.
Joseph E. Cruz, PharmD, BCPS Clinical Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Pharmacy Practice and AdministrationErnest Mario School of PharmacyRutgers, The State University of New JerseyPiscataway, New JerseyClinical Coordinator-Internal MedicinePGY-1 Residency Program DirectorDepartment of PharmacyEnglewood Hospital and Medical CenterEnglewood, New JerseyDanielle Candelario, PharmD, BCPS Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Pharmacy PracticeCollege of PharmacyRosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science NorthChicago, IllinoisBeatriz Manzor Mitrzyk, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP ConsultantMitrzyk Medical Communications, LLCNorthville, MichiganLucio Volino, PharmD Clinical Associate ProfessorDepartment of Pharmacy Practice and AdministrationErnest Mario School of PharmacyRutgers, The State University of New JerseyPiscataway, New JerseyClinical PharmacistBarnabas Health Retail PharmacySaint Barnabas Medical CenterLivingston, New Jersey
After completing this continuing education program, the participant will be able to:
- Examine the process of wound healing and the role of natural alternative treatments
- Explore the use of calendula in dermatologic applications, such as wound healing and post-radiation dermatologic complications
- Compare the variety of topical dosage forms available for wound management
- Identify the pharmacist and nurse practitioner’s role and opportunities for patient education in the treatment of wounds using natural alternative therapies
Target audience: Pharmacists
Type of activity: Application
Release date: February 15, 2017
Expiration date: February 15, 2019
Estimated time to complete activity: 2.0 hours
Pharmacy Times Continuing 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 0290-0000-17-006-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through February 15, 2019.