Pharmacy: Massachusetts Pharmacy CE Requirement 20-Hour Package

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Courses included in this package. Click on a course to learn more.

  • Managing the Unique Needs of Female Patients - 3HRS
    Release Date: 2/1/2019
    Expiration Date: 2/1/2022

    This course covers women’s health management and medications used in this patient population. It reviews the physiology of female hormones and details the various hormonal and nonhormonal contraceptive methods available. Management of pregnant and lactating patients and medication use in these populations is included. The course also discusses menopausal treatment and the current recommendations regarding hormonal use in this population. Additionally, the epidemiology, pathophysiology, risk factors, and diagnosis of osteoporosis will be discussed. This course gives detailed information on the medications used to treat these conditions. 
  • Pharmacological Treatment of Heart Failure - 4HRS
    Release Date: 2/1/2019
    Expiration Date: 2/1/2022

    This course serves to review both acute and chronic heart failure, including the risk factors for developing heart failure, signs and symptoms, and tests used in diagnosis of heart failure. In addition, common medications used to treat both acute and chronic heart failure are reviewed, as well as current guidelines for the treatment of chronic heart failure.

  • Pharmacotherapy to Assist with Smoking Cessation - 3HRS
    Release Date: April 1, 2020
    Expiration Date: April 1, 2023

    After completing this course, pharmacists will be able to help select first-line pharmacotherapy to assist smokers in quitting, educate smokers on potential adverse effects of these pharmacotherapies, and provide counseling that includes how and when to properly take the medication
  • Pharmacy Law - 3HRS
    Release Date: April 1, 2020
    Expiration Date: April 1, 2023

    Pharmacy is the most regulated profession in healthcare.  Pharmacists need to aware of the development of laws and regulations, and the implications for practice and patient care.  Beginning with the Food Drug and Cosmetics Act of 1938, legislation has distinguished between prescription and over-the-counter medications; established that drugs must be safe, effective, and properly labeled.  The Controlled Substances Act has expanded to allow for electronic prescribing and re-scheduling medications to reflect misuse and abuse.  This course provides in depth information on FDCA and CSA while providing an overview of federal laws that affect how pharmacy is practiced.

  • Pharmacy Law Fundamentals - 2HRS
    Release Date: April 1, 2020
    Expiration Date: April 1, 2023

    Pharmacy is the most regulated profession in healthcare.  Beginning with the Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act of 1938, legislation has been enacted to distinguish between prescription and OTC medications and to establish that drugs must be both safe and effective, must be properly labeled, and must be manufactured and stored under sanitary conditions.  The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 provides a regulatory foundation for the distribution of controlled substances.  This course reviews the history and fundamentals of pharmacy law, focusing on the FDCA and Amendments and the CSA, along with implications of these laws for practice and patient care today.

  • The Role of the Pharmacist in the Opioid Crisis - 5HRS
    Release Date:  April 1, 2020
    Expiration Date: April 1, 2023

    Pharmacists in multiple practice settings are confronted daily with the need to strike an ethically acceptable balance between appropriate treatment of a patient’s chronic pain and the avoidance of opioid addiction.  This course will provide pharmacists with an understanding of the disease state of opioid use disorder, how opioids affect the brain, and the benefits of medically-assisted treatment and harm-reduction approaches in certain populations of patients. Pharmacists will gain an understanding of appropriate pain management and current guidelines for the prescribing of opioids and will review ways that the safety of a patient’s opioid therapy can be evaluated and improved.  
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Massachusetts Pharmacy CE Requirement 20-Hour Package

100.00

Included Courses

Courses included in this package. Click on a course to learn more.

  • Managing the Unique Needs of Female Patients - 3HRS
    Release Date: 2/1/2019
    Expiration Date: 2/1/2022

    This course covers women’s health management and medications used in this patient population. It reviews the physiology of female hormones and details the various hormonal and nonhormonal contraceptive methods available. Management of pregnant and lactating patients and medication use in these populations is included. The course also discusses menopausal treatment and the current recommendations regarding hormonal use in this population. Additionally, the epidemiology, pathophysiology, risk factors, and diagnosis of osteoporosis will be discussed. This course gives detailed information on the medications used to treat these conditions. 
  • Pharmacological Treatment of Heart Failure - 4HRS
    Release Date: 2/1/2019
    Expiration Date: 2/1/2022

    This course serves to review both acute and chronic heart failure, including the risk factors for developing heart failure, signs and symptoms, and tests used in diagnosis of heart failure. In addition, common medications used to treat both acute and chronic heart failure are reviewed, as well as current guidelines for the treatment of chronic heart failure.

  • Pharmacotherapy to Assist with Smoking Cessation - 3HRS
    Release Date: April 1, 2020
    Expiration Date: April 1, 2023

    After completing this course, pharmacists will be able to help select first-line pharmacotherapy to assist smokers in quitting, educate smokers on potential adverse effects of these pharmacotherapies, and provide counseling that includes how and when to properly take the medication
  • Pharmacy Law - 3HRS
    Release Date: April 1, 2020
    Expiration Date: April 1, 2023

    Pharmacy is the most regulated profession in healthcare.  Pharmacists need to aware of the development of laws and regulations, and the implications for practice and patient care.  Beginning with the Food Drug and Cosmetics Act of 1938, legislation has distinguished between prescription and over-the-counter medications; established that drugs must be safe, effective, and properly labeled.  The Controlled Substances Act has expanded to allow for electronic prescribing and re-scheduling medications to reflect misuse and abuse.  This course provides in depth information on FDCA and CSA while providing an overview of federal laws that affect how pharmacy is practiced.

  • Pharmacy Law Fundamentals - 2HRS
    Release Date: April 1, 2020
    Expiration Date: April 1, 2023

    Pharmacy is the most regulated profession in healthcare.  Beginning with the Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act of 1938, legislation has been enacted to distinguish between prescription and OTC medications and to establish that drugs must be both safe and effective, must be properly labeled, and must be manufactured and stored under sanitary conditions.  The Controlled Substances Act of 1970 provides a regulatory foundation for the distribution of controlled substances.  This course reviews the history and fundamentals of pharmacy law, focusing on the FDCA and Amendments and the CSA, along with implications of these laws for practice and patient care today.

  • The Role of the Pharmacist in the Opioid Crisis - 5HRS
    Release Date:  April 1, 2020
    Expiration Date: April 1, 2023

    Pharmacists in multiple practice settings are confronted daily with the need to strike an ethically acceptable balance between appropriate treatment of a patient’s chronic pain and the avoidance of opioid addiction.  This course will provide pharmacists with an understanding of the disease state of opioid use disorder, how opioids affect the brain, and the benefits of medically-assisted treatment and harm-reduction approaches in certain populations of patients. Pharmacists will gain an understanding of appropriate pain management and current guidelines for the prescribing of opioids and will review ways that the safety of a patient’s opioid therapy can be evaluated and improved.