Exploring the Role of the Stratum Corneum in Health and Disease: A Focus on Nocturnal Cramps

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Pharmacy Times, November 2017 Cough, Cold, & Flu, Volume 83, Issue 11

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Avadim Technologies, Inc.

Exploring the Role of the Stratum Corneum in Health and Disease: A Focus on Nocturnal Cramps

Faculty

Scott M. Strayer, MD, MPHProfessor, Department of Family and Preventive MedicineUniversity of South Carolina School of MedicineColumbia, South Carolina

Medical Writer

Jeannette Wick, RPh, MBAFreelance Medical WriterArlington, VirginiaVisiting ProfessorUniversity of Connecticut School of PharmacyStorrs, Connecticut

Educational Objectives

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

  • Characterize the structure and function of the stratum corneum, and examine the importance of pH to the stratum corneum
  • Examine epidemiology, pathophysiology, and symptoms related to nocturnal cramps
  • Explore current systemic and topical/local treatments for nocturnal cramps
  • Demonstrate opportunities for the role of pharmacists in management of nocturnal cramps

Target Audience: Community, retail, independent pharmacist

Activity Type: Application

Release Date: November 6, 2017

Expiration Date: November 6, 2019

Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 2.0 Hours

Fee: Free