June 01, 2010
June 30, 2012
Allergy / Immunology
CE for Pharmacists
Estimated Time to Complete:
Allergists evaluate and manage asthma patients of all ages. The Continuing Education Program reviews the allergists approach to evaluating asthma, with a review of incidence/prevalence, pathophysiology, the allergic mechanism, and asthma triggers. Specific attention is paid to antihistamines and leukotrienes.
At the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the allergic mechanism and how it relates to therapeutic interventions
CE for Pharmacists
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers The State University of New Jersey designates this continuing education activity for 1.00 of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number (UAN) 0038-0000-10-006-H04-P
Gary Gross, MD
Section Chief of Allergy and Immunology,
Dept. of Pediatrics at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy assesses conflict of interest with its instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of CME activities. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by Rutgers for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity, and patient care recommendations. Rutgers is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:
Gary Gross, MD receives honoraria from GlaxoSmithKline for speaking at meetings
The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:
The following Rutgers School of Pharmacy planner, Vickie Georgiana and Evelyn Hermes DeSantis, PharmD, BCPS hereby state that she or her spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.
The following Haymarket Medical Education planners and managers, hereby state the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months:
Lynne Callea, Director of CME & Custom Publishing, has nothing to disclose. Nick Zittell, Vice President, Editorial Director, is a Stockholder of Merck & Co and Johnson & Johnson. Jim Burke, RPh, Internet Manager, has nothing to disclose.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and Haymarket Medical Education, do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and Haymarket Medical Education. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
This program is jointly sponsored by the Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and Haymarket Medical Education.
If you have any questions relating to the accreditation of this activity, please contact
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Pharmacy Practice & Administration- Room 417E
160 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Telephone: 732-445-2675 ext. 617 (8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday thru Friday)
To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better is required. This course is offered at $5.00 per credit to participants. (1.0 credits = $5.00 for this course). Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the posttest survey, and have received your digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME.com within your Profile/Exam History, which you can then access at any time
WINDOWS PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
266-MHz Pentium II; Windows 98 or higher; 64 MB RAM; 800 x 600 screen resolution
set for “High Color (16-Bit)”; Macromedia Flash Player 6 or higher.
MACINTOSH® SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
Power Mac g3 at 300 MHz; System 8.5 or higher (excluding Mac OSX); 96 MB RAM; 20
MB minimum hard disk space available; 800 x 600 screen resolution set to “Thousands
of Colors”; Macromedia Flash Player 6 or higher.