From Conception to Delivery: A Pharmacist-Focused Review of Recent Advances in Prenatal Supplements
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Mary M. Bridgeman, PharmD, BCPS, CGP
Clinical Assistant Professor Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Piscataway, New Jersey Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick, New Jersey
Kavitha S. Dalal, PharmD
Pharmacy Field Manager Clinical Adjunct Professor Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Piscataway, New Jersey
The following contributors have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose:
Faculty: Mary M. Bridgeman, PharmD, BCPS, CGP, and Kavitha S. Dalal, PharmD
Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education (PTOCPE) Planning Staff: Judy V. Lum, MPA, and Elena Beyzarov, PharmD
Pharmacy Times Editorial Staff: Jennifer Whartenby and David Allikas
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Review updated recommended daily allowances for vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients in pregnancy.
- Examine the similarities and differences of available OTC and prescription prenatal supplements.
- Discuss prenatal supplement requirements for special patient populations.
- Explore the pharmacist's role in educating patients and prescribers on the differences between available prenatal supplements and counseling on the importance of patient adherence.
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November 5, 2012
November 5, 2014
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