Friday, February 5, 2010

Targeted Therapy Online Learning

1. OnTarget: Common Side Effects Of Targeted Therapy

"To Build Confidence and Skill in the Prevention and Management of Common Side Effects of Targeted Oncology Therapy"

- Oct. 2009
- The Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy has awarded this program 10 CEUs.
- Exp: Aug. 19 2012

"Who created this Resource Guide

A committee of practicing oncology pharmacists, experienced in hospital and community pharmacy practice, in conjunction with an expert review panel and in collaboration with the Groupe d’étude en oncologie du Québec, developed this Resource Guide."
2.Caring for Oncology Patients: Tips and Tools for Managing Targeted Therapy
- An Ongoing Online CME/CE Curriculum
- This is a series of CEU modules from Projects In Knowldge.
- Currently, they have 12 different modules in the curriculum.
Note: CE Information: Pharmacists

Projects In Knowledge® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
- They can be used as accredited CEUs for Alberta pharmacists.


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Pharmacy History

"The earliest known compilation of medicinal substances was ARIANA the Sushruta Samhita, an Indian Ayurvedic treatise attributed to Sushruta in the 6th century BC. However, the earliest text as preserved dates to the 3rd or 4th century AD.
Many Sumerian (late 6th millennium BC - early 2nd millennium BC) cuneiform clay tablets record prescriptions for medicine.[3]

Ancient Egyptian pharmacological knowledge was recorded in various papyri such as the Ebers Papyrus of 1550 BC, and the Edwin Smith Papyrus of the 16th century BC.

The earliest known Chinese manual on materia medica is the Shennong Bencao Jing (The Divine Farmer's Herb-Root Classic), dating back to the 1st century AD. It was compiled during the Han dynasty and was attributed to the mythical Shennong. Earlier literature included lists of prescriptions for specific ailments, exemplified by a manuscript "Recipes for 52 Ailments", found in the Mawangdui tomb, sealed in 168 BC. Further details on Chinese pharmacy can be found in the Pharmacy in China article."

From Wikipedia:

Journal of Palliative Medicine - Table of Contents

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