Brain Boluses each provide 30 minutes of CE credit – 20 minutes of interprofessional education and 10 minutes interacting with pharmacist and physician colleagues on the discussion board. They are aimed at addressing primary care medicine and pharmacy practices through review of the latest medical literature. They're timely, accurate, directly impact your practice, and conveniently delivered to your inbox approximately every other week. This season features 5 episodes. Join today so you don’t miss out on new episodes!
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Season 2 Includes:
Brain Bolus: S2E1: Alternate treatment options in patients with statin-induced myopathy
Describe the efficacy and safety of two non-statin medications in patients with hyperlipidemia and statin intolerance due to muscle symptoms
0107-0000-16-188-H01-P 0.05 CEU/0.5 Hr
Brain Bolus: S2E2: Adverse Effects Associated with Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy Treatment
Demonstrate how to counsel patients taking medications for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) about adverse effects they may encounter with benign prostatic hypertrophy pharmacotherapy
0107-0000-16-189-H01-P 0.05 CEU/0.5 Hr
Brain Bolus: S2E3: Intensive Treatment and Severe Hypoglycemia Among Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
Assess the association of medical complex patients, number of medications being used for diabetes and risk of hypoglycemia
0107-0000-16-190-H01-P 0.05 CEU/0.5 Hr
Brain Bolus: S2E4: Midodrine in Septic Shock
Assess the potential role of midodrine as an adjunct to recovery in septic shock
0107-0000-16-195-H01-P 0.05 CEU/0.5 Hr
Brain Bolus: S2E5: Treating Pain from Renal Colic in the Emergency Department
Select appropriate medication to treat pain associated with renal stones (“renal colic”)
0107-0000-16-196-H01-P 0.05 CEU/0.5 Hr
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Geoffrey C. Wall, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CGP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
William John Yost, MD, FACP
University of Iowa- Des Moines Internal Medicine Residency Program
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
UnityPoint Health- Des Moines
Dr. Wall reports he is a speaker’s bureau member for Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen and The Medicine Co. CEI has taken appropriate action for conflict resolution, including external peer review. Dr. Yost does not report any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education activity.
UnityPoint Health – Des Moines designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Financial Support: There was no financial support provided for these activities.
Activity Fee: Brain Bolus Season 2 includes 5 episodes available at only $67.50 for the complete season. Special group pricing is available for Season 1 and/or Season 2. Please contact CEI at 515.270.8118 for more information.