Category Archives: Pharmacy Tech

Treating Dry Eye- Free CEUs for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Techs

Feeling the Burn – The Pharmacist’s Role in Treating Dry Eye– Dry eye disease is a common ocular condition affecting millions of Americans. With this condition, there is most often an insufficient amount of tears to lubricate and nourish the … Continue reading

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Free CE for Pharmacists: Contraceptives- A Call for Pharmacists to Communicate with Patients

Contraceptives: A Call for Pharmacists to Rethink and Engage in Communication with Patients– Identify various forms of currently available contraceptives and their effectiveness. Given a specific patient history, compare and contrast various contraceptives to determine the most appropriate contraceptive for … Continue reading

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1.5 Free CEUs for Nurses- Improving Medication Safety

Improving Medication Safety in the Perioperative Setting– Describe how medications are ordered, stored, prepared, and utilized in the perioperative setting. Identify system-based causes of medication errors associated with the use of medications in the perioperative setting. Describe current regulatory and accreditation … Continue reading

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Understanding Contact Lenses- Free CE for Pharmacists

The Eyes Have it – Understanding Contact Lens and Appropriate Care – Most schools of pharmacy do not cover the area of ophthalmology to any appreciable extent in the curriculum, so very few practicing pharmacists have a high level of … Continue reading

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Addressing Racial Disparities in the Management of Diabetes- Free CEU for Pharmacists

Who’s Going to Make the Difference? The Role of Pharmacists in Addressing Disparities in the Management of Diabetes– The existence of disparities in the care of diabetes for certain populations including Latinos/Hispanics, African Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific … Continue reading

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Free CEUs for Pharmacists- Understanding the Differences in Flu Vaccines

Live or Inactive, Nasal or Injection, Quadrivalent or Trivalent: Understanding the Differences in Influenza Vaccines– There are basically two types of vaccines: Shots and nasal-spray. There are 3 types of shots: regular, high-dose and intradermal. In addition, we now have … Continue reading

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Blood Glucose Monitoring- Free CEUs for Pharmacists & Pharmacy Techs

Blood Glucose: Pharmacy Care and Patient Self-Monitoring– Diabetes impacts millions of patients and often results in significant co-morbidities such as kidney failure, infection and blindness. Monitoring blood glucose is key to appropriate management of diabetes. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are … Continue reading

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Novel Treatments for Pediatric ADHD- Free CME for Pharmacists

Focusing Their Efforts: An Update on DSM-5 and Novel Treatment of Pediatric ADHD Outline the prevalence and burdens of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Describe characteristics of and updated diagnostic tools from the newly approved Diagnostics and Statistics Manual (DSM-5) … Continue reading

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Managing Schizophrenia- Free CME for Pharmacists

Haunted Minds- The Nightmare of Schizophrenia– Review the prevalence and impact of schizophrenia. Describe main pharmacological approaches for the management of schizophrenia to include mechanisms of action and side effect profiles. Outline the pharmacist’s role in counseling schizophrenia patients/caregivers on the … Continue reading

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MRSA Update- Free Pharmacy CEUs

Update on Methicillin-Resistant S. Aureus Infections: Focus on New Drugs– Select the proper dose and regimen of vancomycin for special situations (obesity, renal insufficiency, etc.). Choose an appropriate alternative to vancomycin when necessary. Describe the common adverse events associated with vancomycin. List … Continue reading

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2 Free Nursing CEUs- Lupus: An Overview

Lupus: Deciphering the Clues– Define and classify the various forms of lupus. Describe the epidemiology and pathogenesis of lupus. Identify the American College of Rheumatology symptoms and laboratory criteria for the diagnosis of lupus. Identify the potential impact of lupus to the various … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Management:Maximizing Your Resources- Free CEUs for Pharmacists

Medication Management: How can you maximize your resources? -Pharmacy departments have been challenged to do more with less for years. Staffing is not keeping pace with the increasing need to expand clinical services, control rising drug costs and meet ever-changing … Continue reading

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Free CME for Pharmacists & Techs: Educating the New Insulin Patient

The New Insulin Patient – Practical Approaches to Patient Management– List characteristics of patients who would benefit from being transitioned from oral agents to insulin. Describe the various types of insulin treatments, risks and benefits; and dosing guidelines for a patient started … Continue reading

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Immunization Update- Free CPE for Pharmacy

Immunizations: An Update on HPV, Pneumococcal, and Shingle Vaccinations– The world of immunizations is quite controversial. There are many concerns about who should receive certain vaccines, and any side effects that are attributed to them. This program will go over several … Continue reading

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Treating the Symptoms of Fibromyalgia- Free CEU for Nurses

Taking the Mystery Out of  Fibromyalgia– Fibromyalgia is a chronic, musculoskeletal, non-inflammatory pain disorder. Patients frequently suffer from sleep disturbances, headaches, anxiety, morning stiffness, and a poor sense of well-being. In many cases, it takes years to properly diagnose fibromyalgia. Pharmacists … Continue reading

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Treating Fibromyalgia- Free CPE for Pharamacists

Help for the Pain: The Pharmacist’s Role in Treating Fibromyalgia– Pharmacists can play a key role in alleviating the shortcomings and the misunderstanding about fibromyalgia. They can provide valuable counseling on topics such as lifestyle modifications and treatment options for fibromyalgia. … Continue reading

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Adolescent Depression: Free CPE for Pharmacists & Pharm Techs

The Reality of Adolescent Depression-This program promotes the need for increased awareness of depression in adolescents. About 20 percent of teens will experience teen depression before they reach adulthood. Less than 33 percent of teens with depression get help, yet … Continue reading

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Nurses: Free CEU- Childhood Schizophrenia

Seeing the Truth About Childhood Schizophrenia– This program is designed to assist healthcare professionals in reviewing the facets of childhood schizophrenia, as well as the benefits of managing this disorder with medications. Their knowledge of available treatment options for children with … Continue reading

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