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Pharmacologic Interventions for Healthy Pregnancies

February 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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.

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


CNSU (#0597) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Upon completing an evaluation form, participants will be awarded up to 3.0 hours (0.3 CEUs) of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit. A statement of credit will not be issued. Participants may log onto the CPE monitor website using their individual log in to download their statement of credit.


February 9, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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California Northstate University
9700 W. Taron Drive
Elk Grove, CA 95757 United States
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