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Pharmacologic Interventions for Healthy Pregnancies

March 10 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

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


The UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences [Provider ID # 209] is accredited by the California Accreditation of Pharmacy Education (CAPE) as a recognized provider of continuing pharmacy education. Pharmacists completing this course may
receive 3 hours of credit recognized by the California State Board of Pharmacy. The course expiration date is March 10, 2022.


March 10
8:30 am - 11:30 am
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California Health Sciences University
Clovis, CA United States + Google Map