Musculoskeletal and Nervous System Conditions

Tags: Minor ailments, Online learning, Professional pharmacy services

OVERVIEW

This is a subset of Minor Ailments Program. It consists of three online modules covering the conditions of mild headache, musculoskeletal pain, and insomnia for which patients might seek care.

For each minor ailment discussed, participants will be able to demonstrate the following upon completion of the module*:

  • Describe the pathophysiology.
  • Assess the patients symptoms to determine next steps – treatment/therapy, referral, other.
  • Recognize red flags signalling referral to a physician.
  • Carry out an initial differential diagnosis.
  • Compare and contrast available treatment options (including prescription options where merited), with respect to efficacy, safety and indications for use. 
  • Understand monitoring parameters for treatment.
  • Understand appropriate follow up.
  • Educate the patient on the correct use of recommended treatment option(s).

*Note, specific learning objectives for each individual ailment may differ slightly.

 



CEU:
5.25
 
CCCEP accreditation file number:
8002-2017-1945-I-P

Expiry date:  May 31, 2020

Learning format: 

Online - 3 modules

Assessment:

  • Multiple choice assessment
  • Reflective exercises 

Contributors: 

  • Carmen Bell, BSP
  • Joyce Chan, PharmD, BCPS(AQ Cardiology), CDE, ACPR
  • Terry Damm, BSP
  • Shelita Dattani, Bsc.Phm., Pharm.D.
  • Drena Dunford  B.Sc.(Hons), B.Sc.(Pharm), CDE
  • Sébastien Dupuis, Pharm.D, M.Sc 
  • Phil Emberley PharmD, MBA
  • Antonietta Forrester, BScPhm , RPh
  • Christine Hughes, BscPharm, PharmD
  • Karen Jensen, BSP, MSc
  • Nancy Kleiman BSP, MBA
  • Vivian KT Lee, B.Sc.Phm., RPh
  • Anne Mallin, RPh, BScPhm, PharmD, CDE
  • Penny F. Miller, BSc (Pharm), M.A. (Ed)
  • Preet Sian, BSc MPharm RPh CDE

PRE-REQUISITES AND TARGET AUDIENCE

This online professional development program is designed to support pharmacists who have an interest in refreshing and broadening their knowledge in the area of minor ailments.

SUPPLEMENTARY TOOLS AND RESOURCES

Participants receive electronic access to relevant content from the Compendium of Therapeutic Choices for Minor Ailments (CTMA), Compendium of Therapeutic Choices (CTC) and Compendium of Products for Minor Ailments (CPMA).

PROGRAM COMPLETION

To receive the letter of completion for this program, participants will be required to complete the following requirements prior to the program’s expiry date: 

  1. Review and complete all of the online modules and required readings, including the declaration of completion.
  2. Complete and achieve 70 per cent or more on the program’s final examination, within a maximum of two attempts.
  3. Complete the program’s evaluation.

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 education@opatoday.com.

Cancellation policy: Requests for cancellations must be submitted in writing to education@opatoday.com no later than five days after access to the program has been emailed to you. A $30 (+HST) administration and processing fee will apply for programs equal or more than $129 (before HST). A $5 (+HST) administration and processing fee will apply for programs less than $129 (before HST). 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.

Protecting your privacy: Your privacy is important to us. Some information you provide to OPA in program registration forms and exercises may be considered personal information. The Association collects, uses, and shares the information contained in program registration forms and exercises for the sole purposes of processing your registration, issuing certificates/letters of completion, awarding continuing education credits, and delivering OPA services, programs, and publications to you. 

Learners’ code of conduct: By registering for an OPA education program, you agree to follow OPA’s Learners’ Code of Conduct. For further details click here.

Event Date: Recurring | City: Online | Venue: Online

Pricing and Registration
Member Rate
Musculoskeletal and Nervous System Conditions 2019   $129.00 Add to Cart 
Non-Member Rate
Musculoskeletal and Nervous System Conditions 2019   $259.00 Add to Cart 
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