Pharmacy: Ginseng 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 ginseng responsible for its effectiveness.?
  • List potential uses of ginseng based on?the evidence for its effectiveness.?
  • Explain common adverse effects and safety concerns when using ginseng.?
  • Apply practical considerations of the use of ginseng to the education of patients using these 
  • products.?
  • Compare the use of ginseng 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.
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Ginseng Supplementation: Uses, Effectiveness, and Safety

10.00
Learning  Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Identify the components of ginseng responsible for its effectiveness.?
  • List potential uses of ginseng based on?the evidence for its effectiveness.?
  • Explain common adverse effects and safety concerns when using ginseng.?
  • Apply practical considerations of the use of ginseng to the education of patients using these 
  • products.?
  • Compare the use of ginseng 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.