November 2012

Literature Behind FDA Alerts

Who: All pharmacy staff and students from the Midland-Bay-Saginaw area are invited. This program is accredited only for pharmacist CE credit.

What: We will be reviewing 4 articles exploring the new FDA alerts and how they affect the pharmacy profession.

Program Faculty: Paul Thill, PharmD, BCPS Professor of Pharmacy Practice, FSU College of Pharmacy

When: Thursday November 29th, 1:30-2:30 pm

Where: This is a live, internet-based program. Connect at work, at home, wherever you have a good internet connection and a phone... join via webinar!

Why: So you can stay connected to your local pharmacy colleagues. Meet & become involved in the development of pharmacy students and stay on top of new developments in the literature while you are earning an hour of live CE credit.

How: Click on this link to join the meeting. To test your connection beforehand, click on this link. To call in for the audio only, just dial 877-836-3151.

Cost: There is no cost to participate. No need to pre-register, but if you want CE, click the "Post Test" link below to complete the quiz and provide your info. You will get your certificate within 4 weeks.


After attending this program, the participant should be able to:

  • Explain the potential risks and benefits of using 80mg Simvastatin VS 20mg Simvastatin.
  • Anticipate the difference in magnitude of potential daily dose APAP use over 4 grams if all combination products were reformulated to a max of 325 mg per dose.
  • Quantify the risk of rhabdomyolysis associated with statin and fibric acid combination therapy compared to statin monotherapy.
  • Describe the potential risk for developing C. Diff while on a PPI.

See links below for the articles to be reviewed at our meeting.

Click here to complete the CE Post-Test and Program Evaluation

The Ferris State University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE Universal Program Number: 0028-9999-12-079-L01-P

This first-time offering of the program in its entirety has been approved for 1 hour of live continuing education credit (0.1 CEUs) in states that recognize ACPE approved providers. To receive credit for the program, the participant must complete a quiz and fill out and submit a Continuing Education Credit Request Form and an Evaluation Form at the conclusion of the program. Statements of Credit will be e-mailed to participants 4 – 6 weeks following the program.

There is no financial support for the educational programming

This program is presented courtesy of the Great Lakes Bay Pharmacy Association in cooperation with Ferris State University

Paul Thill does not have any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this program