Nurse Practitioner: Drug Adverse Effects: A Focus on Some of the Most Serious Problems

25.00
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Run Time: 1.3
Contact Hours: 1.5
Rx Hours: 1.5

Dr. Fitzgerald’s case-based step-by-step presentation will help you recognize and develop a plan for avoiding and/or treating select less-known drug adverse effects. Marijuana drug use interaction is also addressed.

Drug adverse effects discussed include:

    Drug-induced angle-closure (acute) glaucoma diagnosis and implicated medications

    Clinically significant drug-warfarin Interaction:

      Warfarin-prednisone interaction

      Concurrent use of warfarin and antibiotics and bleeding risk in older adults

      Antimicrobial use during warfarin therapy

      INR monitoring during warfarin therapy

    Fluoroquinolones (FQ)

      FQ-associated tendon rupture, clinical presentation and onset

      Guidelines for fluoroquinolone use in athletes

    Levothyroxine-PPI interaction

    Marijuana use drug interaction

      Anticoagulant/antiplatelet drugs and marijuana interaction

      Potential inhibitor cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4)

    Varicella (chickenpox)

      Risks of NSAIDs use during acute varicella

    Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS)

Drug Adverse Effects: A Focus on Some of the Most Serious Problems

25.00

Run Time: 1.3
Contact Hours: 1.5
Rx Hours: 1.5

Dr. Fitzgerald’s case-based step-by-step presentation will help you recognize and develop a plan for avoiding and/or treating select less-known drug adverse effects. Marijuana drug use interaction is also addressed.

Drug adverse effects discussed include:

    Drug-induced angle-closure (acute) glaucoma diagnosis and implicated medications

    Clinically significant drug-warfarin Interaction:

      Warfarin-prednisone interaction

      Concurrent use of warfarin and antibiotics and bleeding risk in older adults

      Antimicrobial use during warfarin therapy

      INR monitoring during warfarin therapy

    Fluoroquinolones (FQ)

      FQ-associated tendon rupture, clinical presentation and onset

      Guidelines for fluoroquinolone use in athletes

    Levothyroxine-PPI interaction

    Marijuana use drug interaction

      Anticoagulant/antiplatelet drugs and marijuana interaction

      Potential inhibitor cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4)

    Varicella (chickenpox)

      Risks of NSAIDs use during acute varicella

    Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS)