Concurrent Medications/Drug Interactions/Adverse Reactions Course # 40106

Instructor:

Blair Lonsberry OD FAAO

Section:

Pharmacology

COPE Course ID:

68455-PH

Expiration Date:

June 14, 2023

Qualified Credits:

2.00 credits - $49.00


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Patients present taking a variety of medications both topical and systemic for varied ocular and systemic conditions. The following interactive presentation will review the most common topical and oral medications that patients take. Additionally, there will be a detailed review of the potential interactions these medications have with one another and the adverse ocular side effects that they may induce.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • The attendee will be familiar with the ocular side effects of systemic administration of antibiotics
  • The attendee will understand the basic principles of antimicrobials including the importance of resistance development
  • The attendee will be familiar with the major group of antibiotics, their mode of therapeutic action, specific representatives from each group and their appropriate dosing
  • The attendee will be familiar with the individual groups of antibiotics and their ocular indication for use
  • The attendee will be familiar with the individual groups of antibiotics and their systemic indication for use
  • The attendee will be familiar with the complications associated with antibiotic use

STEPS TO TAKE COURSE:

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Upon completion and payment you will be issued a certificate.
Please send any questions or comments to mikibuckingham@pacificu.edu.

Drug Interaction