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Evidence-based medicine and drug updates for pharmacists, physicians, NPs, PA-Cs, and students that are on the go.

Evidence-based medicine and drug updates for pharmacists, physicians, NPs, PA-Cs, and students that are on the go.

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United States

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Evidence-based medicine and drug updates for pharmacists, physicians, NPs, PA-Cs, and students that are on the go.

Language:

English


Episodes

Updates in Migraine Pharmacotherapy *ACPE-Accredited*

11/29/2021
On this episode, we discuss the prevention and acute management of migraines. We start by reviewing the pathophysiology associated with a migraine. We then compare and contrast various pharmacological classes utilized in migraine prophylaxis as well as acute relief of symptoms. Once again, we are excited to announce that listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for this episode! We have partnered with freeCE, which allows our listeners to claim 1 hour of continuing education...

Duration:01:05:58

New Data in HFpEF

11/15/2021
On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Spencer Carter, MD and Dr. Kyle Fischer, PharmD, to discuss preserved ejection fraction heart failure. Dr. Carter is a cardiologist finishing his fellowship that is focused on heart failure and cardiac transplant. Dr. Fischer is currently a PGY1 general clinical pharmacy resident. We begin by discussing some background information including pathophysiology and the clinical differences of HFpEF compared to HFrEF. We then review the medications often...

Duration:01:08:11

Parkinson's Disease

11/9/2021
On this episode, we review the pharmacotherapy options for managing Parkinson's disease. We begin with some background pathophysiology/etiology. Then, we compare and contrast the various medication options available. Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable Power Point slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website...

Duration:00:48:27

Weight Loss Pharmacotherapy

10/31/2021
On this episode we are joined by MUSC P4, Calynn Dioses, to discuss medications that help patients with their weight loss goals. Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable Power Point slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below: www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us...

Duration:00:48:20

Menopausal Hormone Therapy

10/25/2021
On this episode, we discuss the use of hormone therapy in perimenopausal/menopausal women. We give some background information as well as labs that should be monitored. We then separate the therapy options based on whether the patient is experiencing vasomotor symptoms, vulvovaginal symptoms, or a combination of both. We close by reviewing the results of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study. Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account....

Duration:00:34:18

Rheumatoid Arthritis

10/14/2021
On this episode, we discuss the management of rheumatoid arthritis. We start by reviewing some background information. Then, we compare and contrast the various medications options including DMARDs, TNF-alpha biologics, and non-TNF-alpha biologics. Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable Power Point slides for each lecture. You can find our...

Duration:00:54:11

Patient Case: HFpEF, DM2, CKD, BPH

10/10/2021
On this episode, we are joined by 4th year, MUSC students, Shannon Himes and Blake Adams. We discuss a patient case that involves HFpEF (with uncontrolled hypertension), type-2 diabetes, stage 2 chronic kidney disease, and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable Power Point slides for each lecture. You can find...

Duration:00:49:31

Food Allergies

9/28/2021
On this episode, we discuss immunologically mediated adverse reactions that patients can have to foods (food allergies). We provide a brief overview of some background information and pathophysiology. We then review the pharmacological management of an acute allergic reaction and close with some noteworthy information about the drug, Palforzia (peanut allergen extract). Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to...

Duration:00:49:00

Mastering the Residency Interview

9/22/2021
On this episode, we are joined by PGY1 resident, Dr. Kristen Ingold, PharmD. Kristen came on the show to discuss her series of training videos designed to help students prep for their residency/fellowship interviews. She virtually interviewed 20-25 residency program directors (RPDs) from across the United States. Each RPD was asked the same list of questions. After collecting all of the interview videos, she took each video and spliced them together to form topic-specific videos that range...

Duration:00:45:58

Updates in Asthma Management *ACPE-Accredited*

9/20/2021
On this episode, we discuss the latest pharmacotherapy recommendations for asthma management based on the 2021 GINA guidelines. We review the various medication options as well as compare and contrast the different options for rescue/maintenance therapies. We also discuss the use of biologics in patients with worsening asthma and evidence of type-2 inflammation. Once again, we’re partnering with freeCE for our listeners to claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for this podcast episode!...

Duration:01:05:08

Hormonal Contraception

8/26/2021
On this episode, we compare and contrast the various formulations of hormonal contraceptive options. We discuss some clinical pearls that are important for selecting the best option based on a patient's specific comorbidities and symptoms during her menstrual cycle. We then provide some examples of cormorbidities and explain the process for selecting a hormonal contraception product that will work best. Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon...

Duration:00:45:42

Medication Safety During Pregnancy

8/19/2021
On this episode, we discuss medication safety during pregnancy. We start by listing common teratogens to watch for in patients that are currently pregnant or trying to become pregnant. We then review the preferred treatment options for common disease states in patients that are currently pregnant. The list of common pregnancy/lactation references we mentioned is below: Briggs’ Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation LactMed app (http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov) American Academy of Pediatrics American...

Duration:00:47:49

Acute Coronary Syndrome

8/8/2021
On this episode, we revisit the topic of managing acute coronary syndrome. We review some background information and differentiate between a STEMI, NSTEMI, and unstable angina. We then review the inpatient treatment algorithm for each. We close by discussing the follow up including the length of dual anti-platelet therapy. Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as...

Duration:00:39:51

Patient Case: COPD, PAD, Angina, and More

8/3/2021
On this episode, we are joined by MUSC forth year PharmD student, Matthew Brock. We review a patient case that covers multiple co-morbidities. We start by discussing the patient's COPD management and the recommendations from the 2021 GOLD guidelines. We then review low dose rivaroxaban with lose dose aspirin in patients with PAD. Then, we talk about strategies for managing his angina and hypertension considering his past history of ischemic stroke. We close by briefly covering his diabetes...

Duration:00:54:47

Hypertension Management *ACPE-Accredited*

7/25/2021
On this episode, we do a deep dive into hypertension management. We discuss the various medication classes, and then go into the pharmacotherapy algorithm. Once again we’re excited to partner with freeCE for our listeners claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for this episode! Listeners will have the opportunity to claim 1 hour of home-study continuing education credit by visiting the following link https://hubs.ly/H0Sh82p0 For freeCE members, this service is included in your...

Duration:01:07:39

Integrative Health 101 with Dr. Swathi

7/23/2021
On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Swathi Varanasi to review adaptogens, nutraceuticals, Ayurveda, and other elements of Integrative Health. We also discuss the upcoming webinar series called Integrative Health 101 that she developed along side Integrative Health expert, Dr. Pam Tarlow. More information about the upcoming webinar is below: https://www.doctorswathi.com/integrative-health-101/ And remember, Dr. Swathi is offering a student discount for 50% off the webinar series. E-mail...

Duration:00:45:35

Community-Acquired Pneumonia

6/29/2021
On this episode, we discuss treating community-acquired pneumonia. We start with the outpatient treatment options based on the 2019 IDSA CAP guidelines. We also discuss managing a patient that has been admitted. We review some reasons to use more broad-spectrum empiric therapy, and close by mentioning the new Prevnar 20 vaccine. We want to thank the sponsor of this episode, Pyrls. Pyrls is a new drug information (for healthcare professionals or students only) resource for the...

Duration:00:52:42

Using Injectable Meds for DM2 *ACPE Accredited*

6/21/2021
On this episode, we discuss the utilization of injectable medications in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. We compare and contrast the different GLP-1 receptor agonists as well as the various insulin products. We review some dosing strategies for both basal and prandial insulin. We also go over the use of a sliding scale. Listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for this episode! We have partnered with freeCE™ by PharmCon, to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1...

Duration:01:04:09

Managing Atrial Fibrillation

6/14/2021
On this episode, we revisit the acute and chronic management and treatment of atrial fibrillation. We review the various rate-controlling and anti-arrhythmic medications used. We also discuss long term anticoagulation therapy to prevent stroke risk. Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable Power Point slides for each lecture. You can find our...

Duration:00:56:51

Treating a Lice Infestation

6/3/2021
On this episode, we are joined by TJ Parkman, PharmD candidate 2022 to discuss the management of pediculosis and pthiriasis. We compare and contrast head, body, and pubic lice. Then, we review the medications used to eradicate the lice infestation. Thanks for listening! If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable Power Point slides for each lecture. You can find our...

Duration:00:47:42