BMI: The elephant in the exam room
Elevated body mass index, or BMI, has been called the “elephant in the exam room” because often it is overlooked by clinicians, despite overwhelming evidence suggesting that weight loss reduces risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Obesity is a complex chronic disease, and BMI is a useful, objective measure to identify patients whose weight puts them at risk for such health problems as hypertension, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and certain cancers. more ...
Medication synchronization using the appointment-based model
This CE lesson will equip the pharmacist with the background and tools necessary to design, implement and execute an effective medication synchronization program using the appointment-based model.
Engaging community pharmacists in emergency preparedness
The goal of this CE lesson is to improve the pharmacist’s understanding and involvement in emergency preparedness.
Nurse practitioners on the front lines of diabetes diagnosis and management
This CE lesson provides the advanced practice clinician with an update on pharmacotherapeutic options and counseling points necessary for managing patients with diabetes.
An update on
risk evaluation and
A focus on components
This CE lesson works to improve the pharmacy technician’s ability to address challenges related to medications associated with REMS.
Medication synchronization using the appointment-based model for the technician
This CE lesson will equip the technician with the background and tools necessary to design, implement and execute an effective medication synchronization program using the appointment-based model.