Exploring the Role of Natural Treatments in Wound Healing: A Focus on Calendula

Pharmacy Times, February 2017 Infectious Disease, Volume 83, Issue 2

This Continuing Education activity is supported by an educational grant from Boiron USA.

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

Exploring the Role of Natural Treatments in Wound Healing: A Focus on Calendula

Faculty

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

Educational Objectives

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

Fee: Free

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.