Pharmacy Technician: Echinacea and Garlic Supplementation: Uses, Effectiveness, and Safety

10.00
Online
Elective
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Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Identify the components of Echinacea and garlic ?responsible for their effectiveness.
  • List potential uses of Echinacea and garlic ?using the evidence for their effectiveness.
  • Explain common adverse effects and safety concerns when using Echinacea and garlic.?
  • Identify practical considerations of Echinacea and garlic use in order to educate patients who use these products.
  • Recognize the proper use of Echinacea and garlic?when compared to other products used for the same conditions.

About the Author:
Peggy Piascik, PhD, RPh, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University (ONU) and a PhD in Pharmacology from the Ohio State University (OSU) College of Pharmacy. She is a professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy (UKCOP). Dr. Piascik speaks at continuing education conferences on the topics of new drugs, dietary supplements, and personalized medicine. She teaches a problem-based elective course in the area of herbal and dietary supplements and co-coordinates an elective course in behavior modification coaching. Dr. Piascik is a past president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). She is a four-time recipient of the UKCOP Senior Class Teaching Award and two-time recipient of the AACP Innovations in Teaching Award, and she was named a University Great Teacher by the UK Alumni Association. Dr. Piascik is also a Distinguished Alumnus of ONU and the recipient of the Jack L. Beal Post-Baccalaureate Award from OSU.

Echinacea and Garlic Supplementation: Uses, Effectiveness, and Safety

10.00
Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Identify the components of Echinacea and garlic ?responsible for their effectiveness.
  • List potential uses of Echinacea and garlic ?using the evidence for their effectiveness.
  • Explain common adverse effects and safety concerns when using Echinacea and garlic.?
  • Identify practical considerations of Echinacea and garlic use in order to educate patients who use these products.
  • Recognize the proper use of Echinacea and garlic?when compared to other products used for the same conditions.

About the Author:
Peggy Piascik, PhD, RPh, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University (ONU) and a PhD in Pharmacology from the Ohio State University (OSU) College of Pharmacy. She is a professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy (UKCOP). Dr. Piascik speaks at continuing education conferences on the topics of new drugs, dietary supplements, and personalized medicine. She teaches a problem-based elective course in the area of herbal and dietary supplements and co-coordinates an elective course in behavior modification coaching. Dr. Piascik is a past president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). She is a four-time recipient of the UKCOP Senior Class Teaching Award and two-time recipient of the AACP Innovations in Teaching Award, and she was named a University Great Teacher by the UK Alumni Association. Dr. Piascik is also a Distinguished Alumnus of ONU and the recipient of the Jack L. Beal Post-Baccalaureate Award from OSU.