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Pharmacologic Interventions for Healthy Pregnancies

November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

FREE 3-Hour Pharmacy Continuing Education Program


Program Description:

This course has been developed to promote pharmacist roles in addressing gaps in care during pregnancy and between pregnancies. This course is intended for pharmacists who practice in a variety of settings — including, but not limited to, community pharmacy, specialty pharmacy, ambulatory care. This course will take approximately three hours to complete, including the pre-course assessment, course, post-course assessment, and evaluation.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Identify a woman who is an appropriate candidate for prevention of preterm labor with 17-alphahydroxyprogesterone (17OHP), including assessment of clinical indication and gestational age.
  • Describe the FDA’s position regarding the use of compounded 17OHP in clinical practice today.
  • Assess a specific patient and identify factors which may delay 17OHP acquisition.
  • Describe preeclampsia and its impact in term and preterm patients.
  • Identify when a patient meets diagnosis criteria for preeclampsia.
  • Explain the management of preeclampsia and hypertension in preeclampsia.
  • Develop a plan to prevent preeclampsia in high risk pregnant patients.
  • Explain healthy birth spacing and why it’s important.
  • List the birth control options to achieve healthy birth spacing.
  • Describe considerations for birth control use in the postpartum period.

ACPE UAN: 0126-0000-18-167-L01-P

This activity is accredited for 3 hour (0.3 CEUs) of CPE credit.

Activity Type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists and Student Pharmacists

Fee: There is no charge for this educational activity.

Questions? sally@birthcontrolpharmacist.com


Release Date: 11/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

Credit must be claimed no later than: 12/31/2018

Accreditation for this program is provided by the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP). CSHP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive credit, go to www.cshp.org/cpe and follow the directions carefully. A NABP e-Profile ID is required to claim credit. CSHP is not responsible for credit report failure as a result of incorrect NABP information. Please contact education@cshp.org or 916.447.1033 with questions.


November 17, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
751 S. Bascom Ave.
San Jose, CA 95128 United States
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