This online program is specifically designed for pharmacists interested in providing counselling and support to patients with hypertension and dyslipidemia.
Through a series of online modules, this course provides an overview on current management of hypertension and dyslipidemia, as well as lifestyle modifications to optimize therapy. Motivational interviewing concepts are also introduced to help pharmacists identify how to empower patients to improve their overall cardiovascular health.
How to Register: To register, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Pricing and Registration. A drop-down menu will provide pricing information for members and non-members*. Select the option that applies to you, then click on Add to Cart to start the registration process.
*Not a member? Association members receive significant discounts on OPA professional development. Find out about becoming a member here.
If you are using a promo code to register for this program, please note that by submitting your registration to OPA you consent to have your information (including name, pharmacy name and address) shared with the stakeholder (e.g. provincial association) the promo code is associated with.
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Number of Continuing Education Units
Accreditation Expiry Date
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to
Healthy Heart Lifestyle
Motivational Interviewing to Facilitate Behavioiur Change
To receive a letter of completion for this program, participants must complete the following requirements before April 9, 2020:
Prerequisites and Target Audience
This online course comprises of five modules. It is mandatory for pharmacists who plan to provide Green Shield Canada’s Pharmacist Health Coaching – Cardiovascular Program to their patients.
Subject Matter Experts
Last updated: April 8, 2019
Inquiries: Please contact OPA’s professional development team by phone at 416-441-0788, option 3 (toll-free in Ontario at 1-877-341-0788, option 3), or by email at email@example.com.
Cancellation policy: Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than five days after access to the program has been emailed to you. A $30 (+HST) administration and processing fee will apply. Cancellations will not be permitted once log-in to access the program material has been initiated. Program registration fees will not be refunded after the cancellation deadline.
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Event Date: Recurring | City: Online | Venue: Online