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This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.
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United States

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This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

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English


Episodes

084 - Rate Rate … Don’t Tell Me! Rate Versus Rhythm Control in Atrial Fibrillation

9/18/2018
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In this episode, we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a rate versus rhythm control strategy for atrial fibrillation.

Duration:00:33:47

083 - Flow and Fluoxetine - Evaluating Antidepressant Selection in Chronic Kidney Disease

8/28/2018
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In this episode, we discuss the importance of accurately recognizing depressive symptoms in patients with kidney disease and provide review the limited available literature regarding treatment in this population. We then discuss guidelines to determine some of the best treatment options for this unique subgroup of patients.

Duration:00:52:52

082 - Let’s Get Heavy! Deuterium Substitution as a Pathway for Drug Design

8/7/2018
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In this episode, we take a closer look at deuteration, specifically involving the medication deutetrabenazine (discussed back in episode 76). We feature a guest contributor from our pharmacy sciences department who assists us as we look at the drug design aspects of this unique molecule and its implications for research moving forward.

Duration:00:39:09

081 - Top 8 Ways to Excel in your APPE Rotations

7/17/2018
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In this episode, we discuss some ways APPE students not only survive, but excel in the APPE rotations.

Duration:00:42:10

080 - HIT Me With Your Best Shot: A Brief Review of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

6/26/2018
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In this episode, we will review the diagnosis and treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT).

Duration:00:32:32

079 - Cutting Hair and Blood Pressure: Pharmacists in the Barbershop

6/5/2018
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In this episode, we interview Kathleen Lynch, PharmD and Ciantel (Adair) Blyler, PharmD, coauthors of the New England Journal of Medicine article, published in March 2018, investigating the role of pharmacist-led interventions for blood pressure reduction in black barbershops.

Duration:00:34:23

078 - Transitioning from School to Practice - Advice for New Practitioners

5/15/2018
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In this episode, we interview Janeen Winnike, Dean of the Office of Students Affairs at the RFUMS College of Pharmacy, regarding transitions from a student life to a practitioner life. With her previous role as an HR official within a large community pharmacy chain, she offers some “do’s and don’ts” for students transitioning into new practitioners.

Duration:00:32:02

077 - PE: Not Just a Class in Junior High -- Top 5 Clinical Pearls about Pulmonary Embolism

4/24/2018
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In this episode, we discuss five clinical pearls about pulmonary embolism ranging from PE diagnosis, classification, and treatment. We specifically examine when and how alteplase is given for PE and its use with concurrent anticoagulation.

Duration:00:36:25

076 - The New Move: Treating Tardive Dyskinesia

4/3/2018
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In this episode, we discuss two new agents (valbenazine and deutetrabenazine) -- the first of their kind to receive FDA approval to manage tardive dyskinesia most commonly associated with antipsychotic use.

Duration:00:33:01

075 - Taking a break: perioperative management of anticoagulants and antiplatelets, Part II

3/13/2018
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In the previous episodes, we discussed how we should evaluate a patient’s bleeding and clotting risks as well as looked at recommendation for management for various anticoagulants. In this episode, we will continue the discussion to management of antiplatelets as well as when to resume both antiplatelets and anticoagulants following a procedure.

Duration:00:19:00

074 - Taking a break: perioperative management of anticoagulants and antiplatelets, Part I

2/20/2018
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In this episode, we will discuss some important factors to consider in management of various anticoagulants. We will also provide agent specific pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic based recommendations.

Duration:00:27:07

073 - Don’t go with the flow: how antibiotics cause diarrhea and what you can do about it

1/30/2018
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In this episode, we discuss the efficacy and safety of probiotics for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD).

Duration:00:29:51

072 - Drop It Like It’s Hot: Prazosin and the 2017 VA/DoD PTSD Guidelines

1/9/2018
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In this episode, we will review the surprising results of the VA/DoD's 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines on Management of PTSD, particularly as it relates to the use of one particular agent, prazosin.

Duration:00:35:12

071 - Holy Hypertension Guidelines - Holiday Edition!

12/19/2017
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In this episode, we review the important changes in 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines for hypertension management in adults.

Duration:00:31:00

070 - Does rosuvastatin REALLY cause 42 adverse drug reactions? Identifying true ADRs to improve your patient counseling

11/28/2017
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In this episode, we discuss the difficulty in identifying adverse drug reactions (ADR) that ACTUALLY occur from a drug therapy, how tertiary drug references (such as Micromedex or LexiComp) may be misleading, and what tips and tricks you can use to recognize the most clinically relevant ADRs for patient counseling.

Duration:00:27:51

069 - The pharmacist must see you now - A new rule requiring pharmacist counseling in Illinois

11/7/2017
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In this episode, we interview Dylan Moe, PharmD, our very own alumnus, regarding the new Illinois rule requiring patient counseling for all new prescriptions and inquire how the new rule has impacted his pharmacy, work environment, and his opinions on the implementation of the rule.

Duration:00:37:25

068 - Hooked on a feeling: how to discuss benzodiazepine tapers with your patients

10/17/2017
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In this episode, we will discuss the current state of benzodiazepine use, expected trends in prescribing, and risks associated with use. Lastly, we will discuss techniques for ensuring that a benzodiazepine taper is performed in a safe manner with lowest risk of harm.

Duration:00:41:20

067 - Diabetes: does it cost a “heart” and a leg?

9/26/2017
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In this episode, we discuss new evidence for cardiovascular outcomes in diabetics based on the LEADER trial (liraglutide) and CANVAS trials (canagliflozin). We also discuss the new FDA warning for canagliflozin regarding amputation risk.

Duration:00:24:37

066 - What’s new in the diabetes world? Tapas style!

9/5/2017
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In this episode, we discuss updates in diabetes management that includes nuances from the ADA’s Standards of Care 2017. We also review some newer pharmacologic agents, a fixed dose GLP-1 agonist and basal insulin combinations.

Duration:00:34:49

065 - Advanced hypertension ninja skills with some of the oldest BP meds

8/15/2017
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In this episode, we discuss three "older" antihypertensives that are not preferred first-line therapies: clonidine, methyldopa, and minoxidil. We outline why these agents are not first-line therapies and review their pharmacology and adverse effect profiles.

Duration:00:29:31