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Pharmaceutical Pollution in the Environment


Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

3.00

CE Units

0.300

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Accreditation Statement: Howard University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Joint Provider(s)

American Public Health Association (APHA)

 

 

 

Objectives

  • Define Social Determinants of Health
  • Explain environmental injustice and the link to pharmaceutical waste
  • Describe the impact of pharmaceutical pollution among communities of color and vulnerable populations globally
  • Identify initiatives aimed at addressing the inequitable distribution of pharmaceutical waste
  • Describe the impact pharmaceutical agents have on environmental health
  • List the effects of sulfamethoxazole on groundwater bacterial enrichment
  • Explain pharmacist involvement in proper medication disposal practices
  • Describe the impact of pharmaceutical and personal care products pollution in the environment
  • Explain risk mitigation and containment efforts in the United States
  • Identify initiatives aimed at reducing pharmaceutical pollution in the environment

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Anuli Njoku, DrPH

Suzanne Clark, PhD, BS Pharmacy

Tyler Melton, PharmD, MPH

Activity Number

0010-9999-23-002-H99-P

Release Date: Jan 30, 2023
Credit Expiration Date: Jan 30, 2026

CE Hours

3.00