THE NORTH SUBURBAN PHARMACISTS of CHICAGOLAND ASSOCIATION

Program 174

  • 04/16/2019
  • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Maggiano's in Skokie

The North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland Presents

Making it Crystal Clear: Gouty Arthritis Treatment Updates Program 174.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Maggiano’s in Skokie, Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL

Schedule of Events:
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Registration/Networking/Dinner

7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.: Featured CE Program Presentation.

Reservations are required for attendance. This program is for current members of the North Suburban Pharmacists. Other participants must be pre-authorized.

In compliance with regulatory and continuing education guidelines/codes of ethics, guests who are not healthcare professionals are not permitted to attend.

Please RSVP via web at www.nspharmacists.org by April 10, 2019, 6 PM

 

Midwestern College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Dr. Sue Cornell at scorne@midwestern.edu . Space is limited

Rosalind Franklin College of Pharmacy Students (non-member)  MUST register with Janeen Winnike at janeen.winnike@rosalindfranklin.edu . Space is limited

Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Joan Hardman at jhardman02@roosevelt.edu . Space is limited

University of Illinois College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Deb Fox at dfox4@uic.edu  . Space is limited

Chicago State University College of Pharmacy Students (non-member) MUST register with Dr. Elsa Bishop at ebisho20@csu.edu. Space is limited.

Making it Crystal Clear: Gouty Arthritis Treatment Updates Program 174.

Program Description

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that develops in some people who have high levels of uric acid in the blood. The acid can form needle-like crystals in a joint and cause sudden, severe episodes of pain, tenderness, redness, warmth and swelling.

Pharmacist Program Objectives

At the conclusion of the program, the pharmacist will be able to:

  • 1.    Recognize risk factors for hyperuricemia
  • 2.    Describe the pathophysiology of hyperuricemia and subsequent gouty arthritis
  • 3.    Differentiate gout treatment goals between the ACR and ACP guidelines.
  • 4.    Choose pharmacologic treatment modalities for patients with an acute gouty arthritis attack and/or chronic gouty arthritis
  • 5.    Determine if a patient qualifies for uric acid-lowering therapy
  • 6.    Analyze the response and efficacy of a gout treatment regimen

 

Pharmacy Technician Program Objectives

At the conclusion of the program, the pharmacy technician will be able to:

  • 1.    Recognize risk factors for hyperuricemia
  • 2.    Describe the pathophysiology of hyperuricemia and subsequent gouty arthritis
  • 3.    Differentiate gout treatment goals between the ACR and ACP guidelines.
  • 4.    Recognize pharmacologic treatment modalities for patients with an acute gouty arthritis attack and/or chronic gouty arthritis

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

SPEAKERS

Patrick Tednes, BS, PharmD Candidate 2019

Heather Powell, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences

Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy

Disclosure: Our speakers declares no conflicts of interest, real or apparent, and no financial interests in any company, product, or service mentioned in this program.


In compliance with regulatory and continuing education guidelines/codes of ethics, guests who are not healthcare professionals are not permitted to attend.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT INFORMATION: The Illinois Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.

Funding for this program is provided by: North Suburban Pharmacists of Chicagoland 

In order to receive ACPE credit for this program, the participant must 1) Attend the program in its entirety; 2) Provide current information on the Attendance Log Form; and 3) Complete an Evaluation Form. The program’s administrator should provide attendees a Record of Attendance Form for their files. All Statements of Credit for ACPE approved – IPhA co-sponsored continuing education that individuals have completed during the year are available online at www.ipha.org.  If you do not have web access and would like a CE transcript mailed to you, please contact IPhA at (217) 522-7300 or ipha@ipha.org.

Current members: There are no fees for this program. Non-members: $50

Please RSVP via web at www.nspharmacists.org by April 10, 2019, 6PM

 

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