TCJC November 2013

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November 21st, 2013 - Perioperative Drug Therapy

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 role of the pharmacist in disease prevention.

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

When: Thursday November 21st, 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:

  • Interpret findings from future studies evaluating delayed-release local anesthetics for post-operative pain
  • Evaluate a patient's perioperative exposure to beta-blockers and recommend whether they should be continued
  • Suggest a tranexamic acid regimen to reduce postoperative blood loss after total knee arthroplasty
  • Identify outcomes IV acetaminophen can acheive for postoperative pediatric patients
  • Discuss the possible factors that lead to chronic opioid use after low risk surgery in the elderly

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: 0028-9999-13-101-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