Upcoming CE Events
Resident Seminar: Please join us for the Resident Seminar sessions of the 2021-2022 academic year. Presented by PGY1 and PGY2 residents from within the St. Louis area, this series focuses on current therapeutic topics in the practice of pharmacy. All sessions will be held in designated classrooms in the Academic & Research Building (ARB) on the third, as well as virtually. There will be three Resident Seminar sessions held this year; Wednesday, October 13, 2021, Wednesday, November 17, 2021, and Thursday, December 16, 2021.
- To learn more about the upcoming Thursday, December 16, 2021 Resident Seminar session, please click here>>>
Midwest Medication Safety Symposium (Postponed): The Midwest Medication Safety Symposium is an interdisciplinary meeting created to provide an opportunity for health-care providers to collaborate and learn new medication safety strategies. The conference focuses on improving medication safety practices and patient outcomes through education of pharmacists and interprofessional health care teams. Sponsored by University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, St. Louis Area Medication Safety Collaborative (SLAMS), and Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety (ICPS), this conference invites health professionals from around the Midwest to experience a variety of presentations, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities. This live and virtual conference is postponed until 2022. Please check back soon for more information.
|Home Study CE Events|
Medical Cannabis for Pharmacists: Join Dr. Lauren Palmier for an enlightening virtual home study presentation where she discusses the basic pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of cannabis, and the endocannabinoid system. Considering the recent legalization of marijuana usage for medicinal purposes, this activity educates pharmacists on drug interactions between medical cannabis and pharmaceutical prescription and non-prescription medications, as well as possible side effects and safety concerns.
To learn more about Medical Cannabis for Pharmacists, please click below (if you are an alumnus, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a code to participate in this activity free of charge):
Antithrombotic Therapy Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Join Dr. Allison Wicker as she assesses the available literature to develop an evidence-based recommendation on the optimal antithrombotic regimen following transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Pharmacists can earn .75 contact hours of knowledge-based CE credit at the completion of this activity.
To learn more about Antithrombotic Therapy Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, please click below.
Darth Vapor: The JUUL of the Empire: Join Dr. Suzanne Bollmeier for a virtual home study event entitled Darth Vapor: The JUUL of the Empire. In this activity, Dr. Bollmeier discusses the different forms of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices used to deliver nicotine, and the educational messages pharmacists can use to educate adult and adolescent patients related to the dangers of vaping. Pharmacists can earn 1.0 contact hour of knowledge-based CE credit at the completion of this activity.
To learn more about Darth Vapor: The JUUL of the Empire, please click the link below.
Emerging Targets for Multiple Myeloma: Join Dr. Adam Robinson for a virtual home study presentation discussing emerging new drug approvals and therapeutics surrounding chimeric antigen receptor CAR T-cell therapies in relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. Pharmacists can earn .75 contact hours of knowledge-based CE credit at the completion of this activity.
To learn more about Emerging Targets for Multiple Myeloma: B-cell Maturation Antigen (BCMA) Targeted Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell Therapy, please click below.
Introduction to Biosimilars: Join Dr. Michelle Sprout as she defines and reviews biological, biosimilars, and interchangeable products which are the fastest-growing class of therapeutic products in the U.S. and account for a substantial portion of health care costs. Pharmacists can earn .75 contact hour of knowledge-based CE credit at the completion of this activity.
To learn more about Introduction to Biosimilars, please click the link below.
Utility of Nitric Oxide in Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Join Dr. Cody Craven as he reviews the existing literature surrounding the use of nitric oxide in patients with pulmonary embolism and the clinical challenges that may arise with its usage. At the completion of this virtual home study activity entitled, Utility of Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Acute Pulmonary Embolism, pharmacists can earn .75 contact hours of knowledge-based CE credit.
To learn more about Utility of Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Acute Pulmonary Embolism, please click the link below.
COVID - 19: Treatment Options (Online)
COVID-19 is a worldwide pandemic causing unprecedented rates of infection and death. Please join Dr. Lindsey Eble in exploring the latest treatment options for COVID-19. This presentation will review the epidemiology of the current SARS-CoV2, viral structure and transmission. Participants will learn the six most studied/talked about treatments for COVID-19 and address the proposed mechanisms of action, limited in-vitro and clinical data, and risk benefits in the use of each therapeutic option.
To learn more about COVID-19: Treatment Options, please click the link below.
Hospice and Palliative Care: A Certificate Program for Pharmacists (Online)
We are pleased to announce Hospice and Palliative Care: A Certificate Program for Pharmacists. This online certificate program is designed to introduce pharmacists to end-of-life issues and the care of patients in hospice and palliative care while further exploring advanced symptom management. The 16 modules are presented by nationally-recognized experts in the field of hospice and palliative care. The participant will be introduced to many topics important in the development and maintenance of a hospice practice, working with and communicating within a hospice team, and managing common challenges in pain management. Participants will then build upon foundational knowledge and enhance their skills related to prevalent diseases and disorders present at the end of life, such as gastrointestinal issues, psychiatric needs, and hematology. Finally, pharmacists will have an opportunity to apply their knowledge in practice and submit to receive a certificate.
To learn more about the Hospice and Palliative Care: A Certificate Program for Pharmacists, please click this link: