OTC Guidance: Helping Patients Help Themselves

Description

Patients often take their medical care into their own hands with OTC medications. However, they need help determining which products to use—and how to use them safely. This roundtable session will relate product information and recent literature on OTC medications and self-treatment to real-life scenarios that you can apply to your practice. 

 

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply recent literature in the decision-making process for evaluating candidacy for self-care and selecting appropriate nonprescription products for patients.
  2. Demonstrate effective educational strategies when using nonprescription products.
  3. Provide guidance for safe selection of nonprescription medication and nonpharmacologic interventions for patients with various conditions. 

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply recent literature in the decision-making process for evaluating candidacy for self-care and selecting appropriate nonprescription products for patients.
  2. Demonstrate effective educational strategies when using nonprescription products.
  3. Provide guidance for safe selection of nonprescription medication and nonpharmacologic interventions for patients with various conditions. 
 
 
 
Speakers:
Stefanie
Stefanie Ferreri, PHARMD, FAPhA
Pharmacist
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
 
Daniel
Daniel Krinsky, MS, RPh.
Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
NEOMED
 
Learning Level: Level 3
Track: Pharmacist Clinical Patient Care Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Monday, March 23
Time: 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Room: 
Gaylord National Resort - Chesapeake J-L
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.15
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.15
Activity Type:
Application-based