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HelixTalk - Rosalind Franklin University's College of Pharmacy Podcast

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This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

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This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

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Very informative and knowledgeable

By mariamdowd - Mar 20 2020
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They sure are fun to listen to while gaining information passively

Great, timely reviews

By Albeamy - Dec 31 2019
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I appreciate listening to these quick discussions of new medical information.

iTunes Ratings

477 Ratings
Average Ratings
459
6
7
2
3

Very informative and knowledgeable

By mariamdowd - Mar 20 2020
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They sure are fun to listen to while gaining information passively

Great, timely reviews

By Albeamy - Dec 31 2019
Read more
I appreciate listening to these quick discussions of new medical information.
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HelixTalk - Rosalind Franklin University's College of Pharmacy Podcast

Latest release on Jul 21, 2020

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This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

Rank #1: 059 - The five oncology drugs every pharmacist should know about

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In this episode, we discuss with Dr. Megan Hartranft the five oncology drugs that every pharmacist should know about, which is a great review for P4 students who are currently preparing for the NAPLEX.  We cover cyclophosphamide, cisplatin, methotrexate, doxorubicin, and vincristine.

Apr 11 2017

37mins

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Rank #2: 071 - Holy Hypertension Guidelines - Holiday Edition!

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In this episode, we review the important changes in 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines for hypertension management in adults.

Dec 19 2017

35mins

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Rank #3: 106 - It’s Finally Here! The 2019 IDSA CAP Guidelines

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In this episode, we discuss the important updates in the 2019 IDSA Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) guidelines with Dr. Christie Bertram, PharmD, an Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist and Assistant Professor at Rosalind Franklin University’s College of Pharmacy.

Dec 24 2019

38mins

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Rank #4: 043 - Review of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)

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In this episode, we review the clinical presentation and treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).

May 10 2016

27mins

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Rank #5: 076 - The New Move: Treating Tardive Dyskinesia

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In this episode, we discuss two new agents (valbenazine and deutetrabenazine) -- the first of their kind to receive FDA approval to manage tardive dyskinesia most commonly associated with antipsychotic use.

Apr 03 2018

36mins

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Rank #6: 018 - HIV

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In this episode, we review HIV therapy with Dr. Cottreau with a particular focus on Truvada, Atripla, Complera, Stribild, and Triumeq.

Dec 02 2014

34mins

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Rank #7: 105 - Unraveling the Mystery of P2Y12 Inhibitors: Clinical Pearls and Comparative Evidence

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In this episode, we review the three oral P2Y12 inhibitors on the market (clopidogrel, prasugrel, ticagrelor) and discuss each agent’s clinical pearls, comparative effectiveness, and unique precautions.

Dec 03 2019

37mins

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Rank #8: 052 - Drug Mixology and Dangerous Consequences, Part I

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In this episode, we discuss some of the most important drug interactions, including serotonin syndrome, St. John's wort, statins and CYP inhibitors, and antihypertensive medications with NSAIDs.

Nov 15 2016

28mins

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Rank #9: 072 - Drop It Like It’s Hot: Prazosin and the 2017 VA/DoD PTSD Guidelines

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In this episode, we will review the surprising results of the VA/DoD's 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines on Management of PTSD, particularly as it relates to the use of one particular agent, prazosin.

Jan 09 2018

36mins

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Rank #10: 057 - Kicking acid, taking names ... the story of PPI use and abuse

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In this episode, we discuss the overuse of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy and several concerns regarding chronic use of this medication class, including hypomagnesemia, fracture risk, low seurm B12 levels, anemias, and increased risk of certain infections.

Feb 28 2017

28mins

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Rank #11: 067 - Diabetes: does it cost a “heart” and a leg?

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In this episode, we discuss new evidence for cardiovascular outcomes in diabetics based on the LEADER trial (liraglutide) and CANVAS trials (canagliflozin). We also discuss the new FDA warning for canagliflozin regarding amputation risk.

Sep 26 2017

28mins

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Rank #12: 048 - Self-Care of Nasal Congestion and Allergies

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In this episode, we discuss the self-care of nasal congestion and allergies, including systemic/topical decongestants, nasal corticosteroids, antihistamines, cromolyn, and alternative medicine therapies.

Aug 23 2016

41mins

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Rank #13: 068 - Hooked on a feeling: how to discuss benzodiazepine tapers with your patients

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In this episode, we will discuss the current state of benzodiazepine use, expected trends in prescribing, and risks associated with use. Lastly, we will discuss techniques for ensuring that a benzodiazepine taper is performed in a safe manner with lowest risk of harm.

Oct 17 2017

35mins

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Rank #14: 034 - New Injectable Insulins

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In this podcast, we discuss three new injectable insulin formations: Toujeo (insulin glargine U-300), Humalog U-200 (insulin lispro), and Tresiba (insulin degludec).

Nov 03 2015

31mins

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Rank #15: 080 - HIT Me With Your Best Shot: A Brief Review of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

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In this episode, we will review the diagnosis and treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT).

Jun 26 2018

30mins

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Rank #16: 032 - ARNIs and Entresto

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In this episode, we discuss the new drug class, ARNI, recently approved for heart failure with a focus on sacubatril/valsartan (Entresto) and the PARADIGM-HF trial.

Sep 22 2015

33mins

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Rank #17: 086 - Everything You Need to Know About Insulins - In One Shot!

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In this episode, we discuss a broad overview of insulin topics ranging from the various types of insulins, dosage forms, brand/generic names, pharmacokinetic nuances, injection technique, and a wide variety of clinical pearls.

Oct 30 2018

33mins

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Rank #18: 095 - The Ultimate Guide to NSAIDs: An In-Depth Drug Class Review

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In this episode, we will review the pharmacology, efficacy, and safety of the most common NSAIDs on the market.

May 07 2019

41mins

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Rank #19: 104 - Breathtaking Updates from Global INitiative for Asthma (GINA) Guidelines 2019

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In this episode, we will discuss what is the latest and greatest from the GINA (Global INitiative for Asthma) 2019 guidelines, including new recommendations regarding rescue inhalers, tiotropium, and azithromycin for asthma.

Nov 12 2019

35mins

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Rank #20: 016 - New diabetes medications

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In this episode, we discuss newly approved agents for diabetes mellitus: Afrezza (inhaled human insulin), SGLT2 inhibitors (Invokana, Farxiga, Jardiance), and long-acting GLP-1 agonists (Bydureon, Tanzeum).

Nov 04 2014

35mins

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116 - Taking Your Patient Counseling Skills to the Next Level: Clinical Pearls and Pitfalls to Avoid

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In this episode, we partner with Dr. Danielle Candelario and Dr. Sneha Srivastava, clinical skills faculty at our college, to discuss tips, tricks, and common pitfalls to avoid when performing medication counseling.

Jul 21 2020

37mins

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115 - What Every Pharmacist Should Know to Conquer Staph Aureus Infections

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In this episode, we discuss the historical significance of Staphylococcus aureus including its patterns of antimicrobial resistance and recommended treatments.

Jun 30 2020

40mins

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114 - What Else to Lose Beside Weight? Nutritional and Pharmacologic Consequences of Bariatric Surgeries

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In this episode, we discuss important nutritional deficiencies as well as pharmacologic changes that occur in post-bariatric surgery patients.

Jun 09 2020

42mins

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113 - The Top 10 Clinical Pearls for Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)

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In this episode, we review ten clinical pearls about total parenteral nutrition (TPN) that all pharmacists should know.

May 19 2020

31mins

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112 - Fishing for Benefits - The Evidence for ASCVD Risk Reduction for Fish Oils

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In this episode, we will discuss the most recent evidence for the use of omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil) for ASCVD risk reduction.

Apr 28 2020

42mins

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111 - The Basics of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Non-Oncology Healthcare Providers

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In this episode, we chat with Eris Tollkuci, PharmD, BCOP regarding what every non-onc healthcare provider should know about immune checkpoint inhibitors (specifically PD-1/PD-L1 inhibitors) in patients with cancer.

Apr 07 2020

35mins

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110 - Top 10 Updated Recommendations from the ADA Standards of Care 2020

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In this episode, we summarize some of the most significant changes in the newest version of American Diabetes Association - 2020 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes guidelines.

Mar 17 2020

39mins

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109 - Clinical Controversy: Can Obese Patients Take DOACs for Acute VTE?

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In this episode, we review the pros, cons, and literature regarding the use of DOACs versus warfarin in obese patients with venous thromboembolism.

Feb 25 2020

26mins

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108 - 6 Reasons to be Addicted to Lifestyle Medicine

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In this episode, we provide an overview of lifestyle medicine, its six pillars, and how it plays a role in improving health outcomes.

Feb 04 2020

36mins

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107 - You’re Going to Go Bananas Over this Brief Review of Hyperkalemia

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In this episode, we discuss clinical pearls and management related to chronic and acute hyperkalemia.

Jan 14 2020

41mins

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106 - It’s Finally Here! The 2019 IDSA CAP Guidelines

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In this episode, we discuss the important updates in the 2019 IDSA Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) guidelines with Dr. Christie Bertram, PharmD, an Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist and Assistant Professor at Rosalind Franklin University’s College of Pharmacy.

Dec 24 2019

38mins

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105 - Unraveling the Mystery of P2Y12 Inhibitors: Clinical Pearls and Comparative Evidence

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In this episode, we review the three oral P2Y12 inhibitors on the market (clopidogrel, prasugrel, ticagrelor) and discuss each agent’s clinical pearls, comparative effectiveness, and unique precautions.

Dec 03 2019

37mins

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104 - Breathtaking Updates from Global INitiative for Asthma (GINA) Guidelines 2019

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In this episode, we will discuss what is the latest and greatest from the GINA (Global INitiative for Asthma) 2019 guidelines, including new recommendations regarding rescue inhalers, tiotropium, and azithromycin for asthma.

Nov 12 2019

35mins

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103 - How Can Peeing Sugar Improve Heart Failure? No One Knows, but We Know It Works!

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In this episode, we discuss the newly published DAPA-HF trial, which studied dapagliflozin (a drug for diabetes) among patients who had heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) many of which did NOT have a history of diabetes.

Oct 22 2019

32mins

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102 - When the Squatty Potty Isn’t Enough: Drug Therapy for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

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In this episode, we provide an overview of chronic idiopathic constipation and discuss available treatment options with a particular focus on lubiprostone, linaclotide, plecanatide, and prucalopride.

Oct 01 2019

37mins

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101 - Measles, We Have a Problem

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In this episode, we will be discussing the recent updates in measles outbreaks, where the vaccination recommendations stand, and other preventative strategies.

Sep 10 2019

35mins

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100 - Evolution or Revolution? The Future of Pharmacy and Pharmacy Education

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We are proud to announce our 100th HelixTalk episode! In celebration, we sit down with Dr. Marc Abel, the Dean of the College of Pharmacy at RFUMS to discuss the profession of pharmacy and the future of pharmacy education.

Aug 20 2019

35mins

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099 - May I Take Your Order? The Menu of Professional Pharmacy Organizations

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In this episode, we enlist the help of Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Janeen Winnike, to discuss the various professional pharmacy organizations and the importance of networking via joining at least one as a student or pharmacist.

Jul 30 2019

36mins

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098 - Stroke Me Once, Shame on You; Stroke Me Twice ... Let's Talk Prevention!

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In this episode, we review guideline recommendations and recent evidence for secondary prevention of stroke, including risk factor modification, anticoagulant therapy (in patients with atrial fibrillation), and antiplatelet therapy (in patients with noncardioembolic stroke).

Jul 09 2019

39mins

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097 - ASPREE, ARRIVE, ASCEND: Making an Acronym Soup for Aspirin

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In this episode, we discuss the latest and the greatest updates regarding aspirin use in primary prevention and provide you with a summary of results from recently published primary literature.

Jun 18 2019

35mins

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iTunes Ratings

477 Ratings
Average Ratings
459
6
7
2
3

Very informative and knowledgeable

By mariamdowd - Mar 20 2020
Read more
They sure are fun to listen to while gaining information passively

Great, timely reviews

By Albeamy - Dec 31 2019
Read more
I appreciate listening to these quick discussions of new medical information.