CareKinesis Clinical Webinars

CareKinesis provides geriatric educational opportunities for the PACE community. For upcoming open webinars, please see our Educational Calendar. For CE-approved educational webinars, please click the hyperlinks below. You will be prompted for your EireneRx username and password. If you are a client and do not have an EireneRx username and password, please click here. All webinars available OnDemand are linked and can be accessed, upcoming webinars (currently shown grey) will be updated as they are accessible.

Pharmacogenomics

Developing perspectives on PGx: Definitions, basic concepts and techniques
CYP2D6: Relevance of PGx testing for a series of drugs
CYP2C19: Relevance of PGx testing for a series of drugs
Regulatory considerations in pharmacogenomics (FDA and EMA): Ethical, legal and social aspects
Pharmacogenomics Case: CYP2D6/CYP2C19/CYP2C9
PGx: Guidelines for Opioids
PGx: Guidelines for Warfarin

Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics

Drug absorption from different administration routes: biovariability – why does it matter?
Case discussion: drug-drug interactions in patients with polypharmacy
Inhibition of CYP450 pathways: Clearance concepts and dose adjustments
Phase II Drug-metabolizing enzymes
Drug transporters: Basic principles and clinical relevance
Changes in Liver Function Affecting Drug Response

Cardiovascular Disorders

The Long QT Syndrome: From fear to action
Basic cardiac electrophysiological concepts applied to the management of AFib: Part I
Basic cardiac electrophysiological concepts applied to the management of AFib: Part II
Cardiovascular Disorders: Hypertension and Lipids
Cardiovascular Disorders: Myocardial Infarction
Drug Mechanisms of Action in Atherosclerotic Disease
The Grand Debate II: Lipid Management above 75 yo
Current Management Guidelines for Hypertension
Assessing Appropriate use of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy
Cardiac Disorders: Atrial Fibrillation
Management of Heart Failure in the Out-Patient Setting
The Grand Debate: Aspirin Use in the Elderly

General Medication Management

Deprescribing for Safe Geriatric Pharmacotherapy
Development, Approval and Use of Biosimilars & Generic Drugs
Appropriate Use of Oral and Topical NSAID Therapy in the Elderly

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Case Discussion: Pain management in elderly patients
Treatment and Prevention of Osteoporosis
Musculoskeletal Disorders: Gout
Current Rheumatologic Therapies and Associated Cost-Effectiveness

Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases I: Community Acquired Pneumonia + Vaccination
Infectious Diseases II: UTIs, Skin + Soft Tissue Infections
Antimicrobial stewardship in Long-Term Care
Treatment of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms in Healthcare
Management of Fungal Infections in Geriatric Patients

Gastrointestinal Diseases

Gastrointestinal Disorders: Hepatitis
The Grand Debate I: PPI vs. H2RA in the Elderly
Gastrointestinal Disorders and the Application of Probiotics
Current Hepatitis C Therapies and Associated Cost-Effectiveness
Management of Acute and Chronic Constipation
Appropriate Use of PPIs for Treatment and Prophylaxis
Gastrointestinal Disorders: Nausea and Vomiting

Psychological Disorders

Psychiatric Disorders: Depression and Anxiety
Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Opioid Gradual Dose Reduction
Psychiatric Disorders: Sleep Disturbances
Cannabinoids for Medical Use
Anticonvulsants and Antipsychotic Drugs
Antipsychotics for Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
Psychiatric Disorders: Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

Genitourinary/Renal Disorders

Kidney function and dose adjustments in the elderly
Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Retention

Endocrine Disorders

Endocrine Disorders: Type II Diabetes
Endocrine Disorders: Thyroid Function
Optimizing Patient Care for Patients with Type II Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes Management in the Geriatric Population

Neurological Disorders

Neurological Disorders I: Dementias
Neurological Disorders II: Parkinson’s Disease
Optimizing Patient Care After a Stroke
Neurologic Disorders: Neuropathies

Respiratory Disorders

Respiratory Disorders: Asthma and COPD

Miscellaneous

Dermatologic Disorders: Psoriasis, shingles, dermatitis and pruritus
Ophthalmology: Glaucoma, Macular degeneration, Dry Eye
Oncology: A Focus on Oral Therapies
Statistics in Health Care Literature
Aspects of Effective Communication in the Healthcare Team
Statistics: Critical Evaluation of a Clinical Trial

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