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CPPD Update 2019 Learning Programs renewed — Self-paced, 5.5 CEUs

The CPPD Update 2019 Learning Programs were developed to support British Columbia Pharmacy professionals.

You can enroll in the course from this link https://courses.cpe.ubc.ca/browse/ubcv/pharmaceutical-sciences-cpe/cppd-update-2019. If you already have a Campus Wide Login (CWL) or already have an account, please sign in. If not, you will be prompted to create a free Canvas Catalogue account. Enter your full name and email, click the box beside I agree to the Acceptable Use Policy and acknowledge the Privacy Policy to enroll in the program. To print the Statement of Attendance, please use Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.

 

  • CPPD Update 2019: Contraception — # of CEUs: 1.5 (BC-2019-007-ISP)
    Presenter: Judith A. Soon, BSc(Pharm), RPh, ACPR, MSc, Dipl(Epi & Biostats), PhD, FCSHP
  • CPPD Update 2019: Health Infomatics — # of CEUs: 1.5 (BC-2019-010-ISP)
    Presenter: Jason Min, BSc(Pharm), RPh 
  • CPPD Update 2019: Living with HIV — # of CEUs: 0.75 (BC-2019-012-ISP)
    Presenter: Alan Samuelson, BSc(Pharm), Hospital Pharmacy Resident (University Hospital, Edm.) 
  • CPPD Update 2019: Mythbusting 101 — # of CEUs: 1.0 (BC-2019-011-ISP)
    Presenter: James McCormack, BSc(Pharm), PharmD 
  • CPPD Update 2019: Taking A Critical Look at Probiotics — # of CEUs: 0.75 (BC-2019-006-ISP)
    Presenter: Desiree Nielsen, BSc, RD 

Expiry Date: March 10, 2022. 

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CPPD Update 2020 Learning Programs renewed — Self-paced, 9.25 CEUs

The CPPD Update 2020 Learning Programs were developed to support British Columbia Pharmacy professionals.

You can enroll in the course from this link https://courses.cpe.ubc.ca/browse/ubcv/pharmaceutical-sciences-cpe/cppd-update-2020. If you already have a Campus Wide Login (CWL) or already have an account, please sign in. If not, you will be prompted to create a free Canvas Catalogue account. Enter your full name and email, click the box beside I agree to the Acceptable Use Policy and acknowledge the Privacy Policy to enroll in the program. To print the Statement of Attendance, please use Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.

Continuing Education/Professional Development Credits (CEUs)
Presentations are accredited for BC Pharmacy Professionals only. To receive credits for each module complete the learner reflective activity and presentation evaluation.

CPPD Update 2020: SMOKING CESSATION UPDATE — # of CEUs: 0.75 (BC-2020-008 ISP)
Presenter: Dr. Milan Khara MBChB, CCFP, Dip.ABAM

CPPD Update 2020: ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES & VAPING: WHAT’S THE STORY? — # of CEUs: 0.75 (BC-2020-009 1SP)
Presenter: Dr. Milan Khara MBChB, CCFP, Dip.ABAM

CPPD Update 2020: INDIGENOUS CULTURAL SAFETY & ALLYSHIP — # of CEUs: 1.5 (BC-2020-010 ISP)
Presenter: Mr. Larry Leung BSc(Pharm), RPh and Dr. Teresa (Sm’hayetsk) Ryan BSc Biology, PhD

CPPD Update 2020:  PSYCHIATRY: PHARMACIST’S ROLE IN DRUG-INDUCED MOVEMENT DISORDERS — # of CEUs: 1.5 (BC-2020-011 ISP)
Presenter: Dr. Debbie Thompson BSc(Pharm), PharmD, BCPP, RPh and Ms. Radia Esop BPharm, DipPsychPharm

CPPD Update 2020: DECISION MAKING ON MEDICATION USE DURING PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM — # of CEUs: 1.5 (BC-2020-012 ISP)
Presenter: Dr. Vanessa Paquette BSc(Pharm), PharmD, ACPR

CPPD Update 2020: CHEMOTHERAPY-INDUCED NAUSEA & VOMITING + SKIN TOXICITIES — # of CEUs: 1.5 (BC-2020-013 ISP)
Presenter: Ms. Fatima Ladha, BSc, BSc(Pharm), PharmD Candidate (2020)

CPPD Update 2020: CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) — # of CEUs: 0.75 (BC-2020-014 ISP)
Presenter: Dr. Karen Dahri, BSc, BSc(Pharm), PharmD, ACPR, FCSHP

CPPD Update 2020: UPDATE IN CARDIOLOGY — # of CEUs: 1 (BC-2020-015 ISP)
Dr. Peter Loewen, BSc(Pharm), PharmD, ACPR, FCSHP

Expiry Date: March 10, 2022. 

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HEY GOOGLE, HOW SHOULD I USE THESE MOBILE APPS IN MY PRACTICE?

Presentation Title: Hey Google, How Should I Use These Mobile Apps in My Practice?
Presenter: Jason Min, BSc(Pharm), RPh
Duration: 49:55 mins
# of CEUs: 1.5 (BC-2019-010-ISP)
Expiry Date: March 10, 2022

Course Description:
The use of online references and smartphone apps are increasingly being relied upon to improve efficiency and efficacy of pharmaceutical care. In this interactive session, learn how to avoid common pitfalls and challenges with these critically important tools and take away the skills necessary to make a change in your practice tomorrow. Make sure you bring your smartphone!

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Insulin Injection Technique

Presentation Title: Insulin Injection Technique 
Presenter: Adeline Tan, BSc(Pharm), CDE
Duration: 17 mins
CEUs Unavailable

Course Description:
This workshop will review proper insulin injection technique.

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International Pharmacy Graduate (IPG)

The Canadian Pharmacy Practice Program (CP3) is designed for:

  • International Pharmacy Graduates (IPGs) 
  • Canadian-trained pharmacists looking to re-enter practice or update core skills
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LIVING WITH HIV: A PATIENT’S PERSPECTIVE

Presentation Title: Living with HIV: A Patient's Perspective
Presenter: Alan Samuelson, BSc(Pharm), Hospital Pharmacy Resident (University Hospital, Edm.)
Duration: 31:30 mins
# of CEUs: 0.75 (BC-2019-012-ISP)
Expiry Date: March 10, 2022

Course Description:
In Canada, there are approximately 75,000 people living with HIV. Approximately 25% of this population are unaware of their HIV status. In the early 1980s, Alan contracted HIV from a contaminated blood transfusion. In spite of experiencing various symptoms and attending multiple medical appointments spanning over a 5
year period, he was never properly diagnosed nor given an HIV test. Alan recently confirmed his diagnosis and he is going to share his powerful story during this educational presentation.

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Medical Abortion: The Evolving Role of the Pharmacist

Presentation Title: Medical Abortion: The Evolving Role of the Pharmacist
Presenter: Judith A. Soon  BSc(Pharm), RPh, ACPR, MSc, Dipl (Epi & Biostats), PhD, FCSHP
Duration: 69 mins
# CEUs: 1.25 CEUs (BC-2018-019 –ISP)
Expiry Date: October 31, 2020

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the updated Health Canada approved regimen for medical abortion;
  2. Identify the evolving role of the pharmacist to counsel patients receiving a medical abortion;
  3. Review the drug profile for medications used in evidence-based treatment for medical abortion; and
  4. Recognize the benefits of the online national support network (CAPS) for health professionals.
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MYTHBUSTING 2018: “STUFF YOU THOUGHT WAS RIGHT BUT IS WRONG AND STUFF YOU THOUGHT WAS WRONG BUT IS RIGHT.”

Presentation Title: Mythbusting 2018: "Stuff You Thought Was Right But Is Wrong And Stuff You Thought Was Wrong But Is Right"
Presenter: James McCormack, BSc(Pharm), PharmD
Duration: 54:14 mins
# of CEUs: 1.0 (BC-2019-011-ISP)
Expiry Date: March 10, 2022

Course Description:
In this session, James will explore and review a number of medical and psuedo medical beliefs that may or may not be correct. In reviewing these myths and realities, registrants will be able to assess how well treatments work or do not work with respect to these following topics:

  1. Cardiovascular Disease (E.g. Statins, Blood Pressure, Lipid/Glucose Measurements)
  2. Nutritional Recommendations (E.g. “low fat“, “low carb“, “low taste“)
  3. Medications for Symptom Managment (E.g. Pain, Depression)
  4. Other random myths
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New Evidence on Management of Beta Lactam Allergies

Presentation Title: New Evidence on Management of Beta Lactam Allergies
Presenters: Kamalpreet Parhar, Dr. Fawziah Lalji and Dr. Roxane Carr
# of CEUs: 1 (BC-2020-006-ISP)
Expiry Date: November 22, 2021

Course Description:
This workshop will provide pharmacists updated information on the management of Beta Lactam Allergies.

Requirements and Fees
The CPPD Learning Program Module ' New Evidence on Management of Beta Lactam Allergies' is available free-of-charge and is hosted on Canvas Catalogue. You can enroll in the course by following the link below:

https://courses.cpe.ubc.ca/browse/ubcv/pharmaceutical-sciences-cpe/courses/new-evidence-on-management-of-beta-lactam-allergies

If you already have a Campus Wide Login (CWL) or already have a Canvas Catalogue account, you will be asked to Sign in. If not, you can follow the instructions on the web-page to create a free Canvas Catalogue account.

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TAKING A CRITICAL LOOK AT PROBIOTICS

Presentation Title: Taking a Critical Look at Probiotics
Presenter: Desiree Nielsen, BSc, RD
Duration: 41:10 mins
# of CEUs: 0.75 (BC-2019-006-ISP)
Expiry Date: March 10, 2022

Course Description:
Probiotics are challenging to navigate as an evidence-based health care professional. There are vast amounts of commercially available products on the market. Desiree will share what is known on the role of the microbiome in chronic disease, and how probiotics may be of benefit in different conditions. She will also discuss how to interpret the evidence on probiotics and share evidence-informed tools for selecting a probiotic for your patients.

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THERAPEUTIC DECISION MAKING FOR CONTRACEPTION

Presentation Title: Therapeutic Decision Making for Contraception
Presenter: Judith A. Soon, BSc(Pharm), RPh, ACPR, MSc, Dipl(Epi & Biostats), PhD, FCSHP
Duration: 1 hour 26 mins
# of CEUs: 1.5 (BC-2019-007-ISP)
Expiry Date: March  10, 2022

Course Description:
Being able to plan a pregnancy can have positive impacts on health, education, workplace and financial stability. Currently, nearly one-third of Canadian women will have at least one abortion. This workshop will provide pharmacists with practical contraceptive training on how to encourage and support patient use of more effective forms of contraception.

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