Musculoskeletal and Nervous System Conditions

Tags: Minor ailments, Online learning, Professional pharmacy services

OVERVIEW

This progrram 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, upon completion of the program, participants will be able to*

  • Describe the pathophysiology.
  • Assess the patient's symptoms to determine next steps: treatment/therapy, referral or 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, regarding 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 ailment may differ slightly.

 



Number Coninuing Education Units
5.25
 
Accreditation # 
8002-2017-1945-I-P

Expiry date 
May 31, 2020

Learning format
Online – 3 modules

Assessment

  • Multiple-choice assessment
  • Reflective exercises 

Subject Matter Experts

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

PREREQUISITES AND TARGET AUDIENCE

This online professional development program was designed to support pharmacists with 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 a letter of completion for this program, participants must complete the following requirements before to the program’s expiry date: 

  1. Review and complete all the online modules and required readings, including the declaration of completion.
  2. Complete and achieve 70 per cent or higher on the program’s final examination, within a maximum two attempts.
  3. Complete a program 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: Cancellation requests 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 costing $129 or more (before HST). A $5 (+HST) administration and processing fee will apply for programs costing 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 in program registration forms and exercises may be considered personal information. OPA collects, uses, and shares the information contained in program registration forms and exercises to process your registration; issue certificates of completion; award continuing education credits; and deliver 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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