Nothing Fishy About It: Increasing Appropriate Use of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation

Pharmacy Times, January 2017 Oncology, Volume 83, Issue 1

This Continuing Education activity is supported by an educational grant from Nature Made Nutritional Products.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Nature Made Nutritional Products.

Nothing Fishy About It: Increasing Appropriate Use of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation

Faculty

Cynthia Borda, PharmD, MBA

Assistant Professor Distance Degrees and Programs Office

University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Services, Denver, Colorado

Medical Writer Pharmacy Times Continuing EducationTM, Cranbury, New Jersey

Educational Objectives

After completing this continuing education program, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify common conditions in which fish oil (omega-3 fatty acids) has been shown to be beneficial
  • Differentiate among fish oil sources and products
  • Demonstrate knowledge of fish oil’s efficacy and safe- ty when used at evidence-based doses

Target audience: Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians

Type of activity: Application

Release date: January 18, 2017

Expiration date: January 18, 2018

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 0290-0000-16-152-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through January 18, 2018.