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The Power of Brief Interventions for Pharmacists as Partners in Asthma Care

Speakers:

  • Sivajanan Sivapalan
  • Michael Boivin

Learning Objectives

  • Module 1
    • To describe current global recommendations to help minimize over-use of short-acting beta-agonists as monotherapy and optimize controller therapy.
  • Module 2
    • Assess the level of control of an asthma patient
    • Identify opportunities in the pharmacy to optimize asthma control for their patients
    • List common drug therapy problems in patients with asthma that may lead to increased risk of exacerbations
    • Apply strategies to effectively assess, intervene and partner with patients and their healthcare providers to improve asthma care

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Wed Dec 02 2020
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Navigating the Diabetic Landscape: SGLT2 Inhibitors, Vascular Risk and Heart Failure from Prevention to Treatment

Speaker – Dr. Peter Lin M.D
Moderator- Sivajanan Sivapalan MPharm. R.Ph. CDE

 

Learning Objectives

  • To discuss the evolution of modern diabetes treatment: treating beyond A1c.
  • To highlight recent clinical trial evidence for cardiovascular and renal outcomes with SGLT2 inhibitors.
  • Discuss the differences and significance of CVD primary and secondary prevention.
  • Apply the evidence of SGLT2 inhibitors in the management of vascular risk, renal risk and heart failure.

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Thu Dec 10 2020
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All You Need to Know About Biologics & Biosimilars

Presenter: Carolyn Whiskin RPh, BScPhm, NCMP
 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the process by which biosimilars are approved and regulated by Health Canada
  • Explain key data on biosimilars used in rheumatology
  • Apply experiences and practical tips provided by experts to improve communication with patients on the use of biosimilars
  • Use the acquired knowledge to educate patients and address their questions on the use of biosimilars with confidence

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Tue Dec 01 2020
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Current Clinical Approaches to Fracture Prevention

Title: Current Clinical Approaches to Fracture Management

Speakers: Dr Rick Adachi and Carolyn Whiskin R.Ph.

Date: Novemeber 26th 2020

Time: 7p.m. to 8p.m.

Upon completion of this presentation, pharmacists will be able to:

 

  • ·        Implement effective treatment and management plans for all osteoporosis patients at risk for fracture
  • ·        Discuss the consequences of fracture and importance of therapy with patients to ensure awareness of their disease, treatment and management

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Landmark Changes in Asthma Management

Title: The Power of Brief Interventions for Pharmacists as Partners in Asthma Care

Speakers: Michael Boivin & Sivajanan Sivapalan

Date: Novemeber 11th 2020

Time: 7p.m. to 8p.m.

Upon completion of this presentation, pharmacists will be able to:

• Assess the level of control of an asthma patient

• Identify opportunities in the pharmacy to optimize asthma control

for their patients

• List common drug therapy problems in patients with asthma that

may lead to increased risk of exacerbations

• Apply strategies to effectively assess, intervene and partner with

patients and their healthcare providers to improve asthma care

 

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Is ADHD 'Fake News'?

Speaker: Diane McIntosh MD, FRCPC, Psychiatry Clinical Assistant Professor,University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

 

Moderator: Siva Sivapalan MPharm. R.Ph. CDE Community Pharmacist

 

Program objectives
• Review the etiology and evidence of ADHD throughout the lifespan
• Discuss the importance of assessment, diagnosis and treatment
• Examine the treatments available to control the symptoms of ADHD
• Highlight the processes available to access treatment medications
• Identify methods to manage side effects and medication interactions


Agenda
7.00 PM Introduction
7.10 PM Is ADHD Fake News?
8.00 PM Q&A
8.15 PM Close

 

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Introducing Duobrii: A New Advancement in The Topical Treatment of Psoriasis

Presented By:
Ron Vender, MD, FRCPC Dermatologist, Hamilton ON

Moderated by:
Fabio De Rango BScPhm. R.Ph., Pharmacist, Shoppers Drug Mart Oakville

Learning Objectives:

  • Typical presentations of psoriasis and its impact on patients’ quality of life
  • Halobetasol 0.01%/tazarotene 0.045% as a new therapeutic option for the management of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
  • The role of the polymeric emulsion vehicle technology for halobetasol 0.01%/tazarotene 0.045%

Date: Tuesday Oct 6th, 2020

Time: Presentation at 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Location: Virtually via Microsoft Teams

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