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Pharmaceutical Representative Continuing Education

City_SealColor.jpgThe City of Chicago has approved the University of Illinois (UIC) College of Pharmacy as a provider of continuing education to support license renewal for the mandatory pharmaceutical representative credentialing program. The programs below each provide 1 hour of continuing education credit.  If you are a new user, please click here to register for programs. https://pharmacyce.uic.edu/moodle/login/signup.php

Anatomy of a Drug Class Review

  Speaker:
  Heather Ipema, PharmD, BCPS
  Clinical Pharmacist
  University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • List the core components of a quality therapeutic class review
  • Explain the importance of an effective executive summary
  • Describe the main components of the AMCP Format for Formulary Submission
  • Incorporate basic elements of referencing sources in a class review document

Number of Credit Hours: 1.0 contact hours

Expiration Date: November 29, 2019

Fee: $25.00

Critical Analysis of Medical Literature

Rodriguez_Photo_2.jpg  Speaker:
  Ryan Rodriguez, PharmD, BCPS
  Clinical Assistant Professor
  Drug Information Clinical Professor
  University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Distinguish random error from systematic error
  • Describe confounding, selection, and information bias
  • Identity methods in research design and statistical analyses to mitigate bias

Number of Credit Hours: 1.0 contact hours

Expiration Date: April 2, 2020

Fee: $25.00

Ethical Standards for Pharmaceutical Representatives

  Speaker:
  Mary Lynn Moody, BSPharm
  Assistant Dean for Business Development
  Clinical Associate Professor
  Department of Pharmacy Practice
  University of Illinois College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Define ethics, morals and values
  • Describe the PhRMA Code on interactions with healthcare professionals
  • Illustrate examples of unethical interactions between pharmaceutical representatives and healthcare professionals

Number of Credit Hours: 1.0 contact hours

Expiration Date: November 29, 2019  

Fee: $25.00

Freely Available Drug Information Websites

  Speaker:
  Trisha Hartke, PharmD
  Clinical Pharmacist
  University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify freely available electronic drug information websites
  • Describe relevant features to drug information from selected websites
  • Practice navigating selected freely available websites

Number of Credit Hours: 1.0 contact hours

Expiration Date: April 2, 2020

Fee: $25.00

Strategies for Searching Medical Literature

  Speaker:
  Trisha Hartke, PharmD
  Clinical Pharmacist
  University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Formulate a search strategy in secondary references (mainly PubMed) to answer a drug information question
  • Modify strategy with various functions to increase its sensitivity or specificity
  • Identify the function and limitations of Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

Number of Credit Hours: 1.0 contact hours

Expiration Date: November 29, 2019  

Fee: $25.00

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