Upcoming Medical Conferences in Johns CreekSearch Criteria : United States of America Johns Creek
Apr 04, 2020 | Contact Hours 7.00 | USD $245 | Johns Creek, Georgia
Pharmacology Fundamentals for Therapists is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held on Apr 04, 2020 at Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Johns Creek, Georgia, United States of America. CEU Credits: This course meets the criteria for 7 contact hours (0.7 CEUs). Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 7 contact hours - Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider - 7 PDUs. PHARMACOLOGY Fundamentals for Therapists sponsored by This course is offered for up to .7 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). Course Description: Patients undergoing therapy routinely take both prescription drugs and OTC medicines that ultimately influence treatment outcomes. Therapists with knowledge of these medicines practice safer, more effective therapy. The course will examine Rx and non-Rx medicine used in the therapy setting and will cover side effects that influence treatment and outcomes. Information will focus on drug actions and patient errors when treating pain, as well as common disorders of the musculoskeletal, neurologic, cardiorespiratory, and endocrine systems. Common OTC drugs and herbals are examined for occult hazards and drug interactions. Electronic resources for free drug-related information will be demonstrated. Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the participant will: • Describe basic factors that control drug uptake, bioavailability, and metabolism. • List benefits, limitations, and adverse effects of drug families used to treat inflammation and pain. • Classify drug families and drugs used to treat disorders and diseases of the musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiorespiratory, and endocrine systems. • Describe how drug choices and administration influence therapy outcomes, including common errors in drug administration committed by patients. • Define potential harms and drug interactions for over-the-counter medications and herbals. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.