Module 07: Pharmacotherapy for Endocrine and Exocrine Disorders - 2010*

Program Description

 

Current Content Experts

Mary Caputi, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, CGPDepartment of Veterans Affairs Hickory Outpatient Clinic

Dennis J. Chapron, MS, RPhMedication Safety Officer Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Sean M. Jeffery, PharmD, CGP, FASCPAssociate Clinical ProfessorUniversity of Connecticut School of Pharmacy&Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Geriatrics and Extended CareConnecticut VA Healthcare System

Jennifer M. Voisine, PharmD, BCPSGeriatrics Pharmacy Resident, Connecticut VA Healthcare SystemAdjunct Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Marie Parker, PharmD, BCPSClinical Pharmacist Humana Pharmacy Solutions

Jennifer J. Lee, PharmD, BCPS, CDEAssistant Clinical Professor, University of Connecticut School of PharmacyClinical Pharmacist in Ambulatory Care/Women’s Health, Connecticut Healthcare System

 

Legacy Content Experts

Dennis J. Chapron, MS, RPhSchool of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut

Sean M. Jeffery, PharmD, CGP, FASCP

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Connecticut VA Healthcare System

Stephen M. Setter, PharmD, CDE, CGP, DVM

College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacotherapy, Washington State University

 

Disclosures

Mary Caputi has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Dennis J. Chapron has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Sean M. Jeffery has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jennifer M. Voisine has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Marie Parker has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jennifer J. Lee has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

Course Objectives

7.01 Diabetes Mellitus: Clinical Picture

  • Compare and contrast the epidemiology, pathology, and clinical presentation of diabetes mellitus type II younger versus older individual
  • Describe microvascular, macrovascular, and other complications which can occur in a patient with diabet and how they may present differently in the older patient

7.02 Diabetes Mellitus: Treatment

  • Classify an older adult as having diabetes mellitus given clinical presentation and laboratory data
  • Construct treatment plan for an elderly individual given a patient case, taking into account patient- and age-relate variables
  • Educate an elderly individual on the non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management of their diabetes

7.03 Pharmacotherapy of Thyroid Disease in the Elderly

  • Describe the influence of aging on thyroid hormone production and clearance
  • Classify an elderly patient as either hyper- or hypo- thyroid based on symptoms
  • Construct a treatment plan for an elderly patient with either hyperthyroid of hypothyroid given a patient
  • Discuss the subclinical forms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism
  • List the various types of drug-drug interactions that can occur with L-thyroxine replacement therapy

7.04 Disorders of the Adrenal Glands

  • Describe the effects of aging on the HPA (hypothalamic pituitary adrenal) axis and the adrenal glands
  • Classify an elderly patient as having either Cushing’s disease or Addison’s disease based on clinical presentation and laboratory values
  • Construct a treatment plan for an elderly patient with either Cushing’s disease or Addison’s disease, give patient case

07.05 Paget's Disease

  • Identify the common clinical manifestations and complications associated with Paget’s Disease
  • Compare and contrast the pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies used to treat Paget’s disease
  • Prepare a treatment plan for an elderly patient with Paget’s disease given a patient case

07.06 Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy

  • Identify a patient experiencing menopausal symptoms, and the signs which would coincide with a diagno menopause
  • Compare and contrast the treatment of the signs and symptoms of menopause historically with how it is treated today
  • Educate a menopausal female on the risks and benefits of certain non-pharmacological and pharmacological therapies for the treatment of symptoms of menopause
  • Suggest a treatment plan for a menopausal female experiencing distressing symptoms of menopause

07.07 Impotence

  • Educate an elderly individual on the common clinical manifestations and risk factors for impotence
  • Recognize medications and health-conditions which may be associated with impotence
  • Construct a treatment plan for an elderly individual wishing to use non-pharmacologic/pharmacologic therapies for impotence

 

Credit Statement

ASCP-ACPE logoPharmacy Continuing Education: The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based activity (UAN: 0203-0000-10-040-H01-P) was developed by ASCP and is approved for 5.0 Contact Hours (0.5 CEUs).

This course is not approved for Florida consultant license requirements.

Course details

  • ACPE: 5.00
  • Course opens: Thu, 04/01/2010 - 00:00
  • Course expires: Mon, 04/01/2013 - 00:00
  • Non-member Cost: $45.00
  • Member Cost: $30.00

This course closed on April, 1st 2013 and is no longer available for enrollments.