ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Rheumatoid Arthritis and Cardiovascular Risk Considerations – 1 CE
- Examine the potential cardiovascular risk profile in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis
- Compare and contrast common rheumatoid arthritis medications’ cardiovascular benefits and risks
- Incorporate current rheumatoid arthritis guidelines into a patient care plan and consider how they may work for and against cardiovascular protection in the setting of rheumatoid arthritis
- Create patient care plans for patients with RA that addresses their RA status while encompassing cardiovascular risk reduction strategies
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a provider of continuing pharmacy education. AchieveCE is also accredited by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider no. 50-20641). This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-939638.
AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268. AchieveCE is an approved provider from July 14, 2022 to July 14, 2025.
Dr. Leticia Shea is an associate professor of pharmacy practice at Regis University. She received her doctorate in pharmacy (PharmD) in 2010 from the University of Colorado and completed a community residency in association with the University of Colorado from 2010-2011. She provided clinical pharmacy services at Rocky Mountain Cardiovascular Associates from 2013-2014 as a component of her position with Regis University. She changed her practice setting in 2014 to primary care and has enjoyed the diversity of care provided in this setting ever since. Dr. Shea’s research interests and publications cover diverse topics such as integrated care, pharmacogenetics, osteoarthritis, cardiovascular considerations in the setting of rheumatoid arthritis, dietary supplement safety as well as marijuana/cannabis clinical considerations. She is a Board-Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist as well as a certified trainer in immunization and medication therapy management (MTM).
Financial Support Disclosure
This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support. Leticia Shea, PharmD, BCACP, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. Pete Kreckel, RPh, planner for this activity, also has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts
Home Study Monograph
1.0 Contact Hour
Disease State Management/Drug Therapy
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Activity Release Date
September 16, 2022
Activity Expiration Date
September 16, 2025
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Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CPE Monitor and/or CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.
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