HelixTalk - Rosalind Franklin University's College of Pharmacy Podcast

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

Direct download: 071_-_2017_JNC.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 070_-_ADR.mp3
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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.

Direct download: 069_-_IL_counseling_rule.mp3
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