Database Showcase: Clinical Pharmacology
Once you're logged in, click the green "ENTER" button found in the Course Summary box to the right. Your registration will then be confirmed.
This course is part of the Des Moines University Library Nerdfest Series.
Des Moines University faculty and staff.
This class will introduce you to the key elements you & your students need to know to help you accomplish your clinical, research, and educational goals.
Clinical Pharmacology provides clinically‐relevant information on all U.S. prescription drugs, including new and investigational drugs. This resource includes an extensive image database to help you identify drugs by the color, shape, and markings as well as Orange Book Therapeutic Equivalence ratings.
By the end of class participants will be able to independently explain key concepts and/or perform the following skills as indicated by the observation of the instructor and student’s self‐assessment:
- Identify the different types of drug information data available.
- Identify the various Monographs and describe the following data fields: black box warnings, “confused name”, BEERS criteria, HIGH Alert & ISMP High Alert, and adult vs. pediatric color coding.
- Identify how to run reports including individual patient, drug interaction, product comparison, IV compatibility, adverse reaction, and clinical comparison.
- Locate drug product information including indication, contraindication, adverse reactions, classification, NDC, manufacturer, and product.
- Identify the Patient Education and MedCounselor Sheets.
- Outline the steps for using the mobile app.
- Identify the Content Updates/RSS feed.
- Identify how to locate further training materials from the “Help Me Now” training module within the database as well as the DMU library at: http://lib.dmu.edu/db/clinicalrx.
Rebecca Hines, MLIS
Education Librarian, Des Moines University
Ms. Hines indicated she has no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.
ACRL Information Literacy
- Standard Two: The information literate student accesses needed information effectively and efficiently (2, 4)
Fundamental Osteopathic Medical Competency Domains: Guidelines for Osteopathic Medical Licensure and the Practice of Osteopathic Medicine
- Application of Knowledge for Osteopathic Medical Practice (3.1.3, 3.1.4, 3.2.2, 3.2.3)
- Practice‐Based Learning and Improvement in Osteopathic Medicine (4.2.1, 4.3.2, 4.3.3, 4.7.1)
- Professionalism in the Practice of Osteopathic Medicine (6.5.1, 6.5.4, 6.5.6)
National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) Health Leadership Competency Model
- Information Seeking (L11.4, L11.5)
The American Physical Therapy Association 2014 Strategic Plan
- Effectiveness of Care Goal 1.b
- Professional Excellence Goal 3.c
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants: Competencies for the Physician Assistant Profession
- Practice‐Based Learning and Improvement
Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health: MPH Core Competency Model
- Communication and Informatics
Continuing Education Credit
- DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s).
- MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s).
- Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
Can't get enough Nerd?!
Library Appy Hour - 3 Friday's in July from 2-3pm in SEC #281
- 0.50 AOA Category 1A
- 0.50 CPME
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 0.50 CE Contact Hours