HelixTalk - Rosalind Franklin University's College of Pharmacy Podcast

In this episode, we discuss a broad overview of insulin topics ranging from the various types of insulins, dosage forms, brand/generic names, pharmacokinetic nuances, injection technique, and a wide variety of clinical pearls.

Direct download: 086_-_insulins_part_1.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss vaccine related updates with our vaccine expert, Dr. Lauren Angelo. The updates discussed in this episode include the new shingles vaccine, the variety of influenza vaccines on the market, and several other updates.

Direct download: 085_-_vaccine_update.mp3
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In this episode, we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a rate versus rhythm control strategy for atrial fibrillation.

Direct download: 084_-_Rate_vs_rhythm.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 083_-_ESRD_antidepressant.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 082_-_deuteration.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss some ways APPE students not only survive, but excel in the APPE rotations.

Direct download: 081_-_APPE_rotations.mp3
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In this episode, we will review the diagnosis and treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT).

Direct download: 080_-_HIT.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 079_-_NEJM_barbershop.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 078_-_Professional_transitioning.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 077_-_PE_pearls.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 076_-_Tardive_dyskinesia.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 075_-_Periop_anticoag_II.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 074_-_Periop_anticoag_I.mp3
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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).

Direct download: 073_-_Probiotics.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 072_-_PTSD_guidelines.mp3
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