Pharmacy Technician: Ginkgo Supplementation: Uses, Effectiveness, and Safety
10.00
Online
Elective
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Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Identify the components of ginkgo responsible for their effectiveness.?
  • List potential uses of ginkgo based on?the evidence for their effectiveness.?
  • Explain common adverse effects and safety concerns when using ginkgo.?
  • Identify practical considerations of the use of ginkgo?to the education of patients using these products.?
  • Recognize the role of ginkgo compared to other products used for the same conditions

About the Author:
Peggy Piascik, PhD, RPh, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University (ONU) and a PhD in Pharmacology from the Ohio State University (OSU) College of Pharmacy. She is a professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy (UKCOP). Dr. Piascik speaks at continuing education conferences on the topics of new drugs, dietary supplements, and personalized medicine. She teaches a problem-based elective course in the area of herbal and dietary supplements and co-coordinates an elective course in behavior modification coaching. Dr. Piascik is a past president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). She is a four-time recipient of the UKCOP Senior Class Teaching Award and two-time recipient of the AACP Innovations in Teaching Award, and she was named a University Great Teacher by the UK Alumni Association. Dr. Piascik is also a Distinguished Alumnus of ONU and the recipient of the Jack L. Beal Post-Baccalaureate Award from OSU.

Ginkgo Supplementation: Uses, Effectiveness, and Safety

10.00
Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Identify the components of ginkgo responsible for their effectiveness.?
  • List potential uses of ginkgo based on?the evidence for their effectiveness.?
  • Explain common adverse effects and safety concerns when using ginkgo.?
  • Identify practical considerations of the use of ginkgo?to the education of patients using these products.?
  • Recognize the role of ginkgo compared to other products used for the same conditions

About the Author:
Peggy Piascik, PhD, RPh, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University (ONU) and a PhD in Pharmacology from the Ohio State University (OSU) College of Pharmacy. She is a professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy (UKCOP). Dr. Piascik speaks at continuing education conferences on the topics of new drugs, dietary supplements, and personalized medicine. She teaches a problem-based elective course in the area of herbal and dietary supplements and co-coordinates an elective course in behavior modification coaching. Dr. Piascik is a past president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). She is a four-time recipient of the UKCOP Senior Class Teaching Award and two-time recipient of the AACP Innovations in Teaching Award, and she was named a University Great Teacher by the UK Alumni Association. Dr. Piascik is also a Distinguished Alumnus of ONU and the recipient of the Jack L. Beal Post-Baccalaureate Award from OSU.