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June 13, 2019
Back to the Basics with ADME
On this episode, we give a basic overview of drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion. We discuss the CYP450 enzyme system, various phase II enzymes, P-glycoprotein, drug interactions, and other important concepts. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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55 min
May 30, 2019
Hepatitis A and B Review
On this episode we give a brief overview of the management of both hepatitis A and B. We also review ACIP immunization recommendations for both diseases. This review only covers the surface of these disease and we greatly encourage you to read further on your own. Below is the link to the Infectious Disease Society of America guidelines: https://www.idsociety.org/globalassets/idsa/practice-guidelines/chronic_hep_b_update_2009-8_24_2009.pdf If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.  
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48 min
May 25, 2019
DM2 and HFrEF Patient Case Review
This episode was originally supposed to be a simple topic discussion between my student and me. We ended up recording it as a podcast episode that will hopefully serve as a quick review of material that has been covered in other episodes. The patient case that we discussed during the episode: 63 y/o female with diabetes, HFrEF, hypertension. Medications: A1c = 8.9% HFrEF – EF = 30% BP = 154/84 mmHg Glargine-Lantus insulin 36 U QAM Pioglitazone 45 mg Lisinopril 10 mg HCTZ 25 mg QAM Metoprolol tartrate 50 mg BID Carvedilol 25mg BID Doxazosin 4 mg daily  èSTOP  Simvastatin 20 mg She presents for pharmacotherapy management   If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.  
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56 min
May 18, 2019
Rhinitis... the Allergic Type
On this episode, we give an overview of allergic rhinitis. We discuss some background information, pathophysiology, and non-pharmacological treatment options. Then we review all the different pharmacotherapy options currently available.  If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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49 min
May 9, 2019
Treating Urinary Tract Infections
On this episode, we are joined by MUSC College of Pharmacy P4 Ryan Rosenblatt. We discuss some pathophysiology and microbiology involved with urinary tract infections. We then review some of the pharmacotherapy options available for treatment.  If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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51 min
April 25, 2019
Ulcerative Colitis
On this episode, we review ulcerative colitis. We compare and contrast the differences between ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease. We walk through most of the treatment options available as well as the updated 2019 guidelines.  The 2019 UC guidelines from the American College of Gastroenterology can be found at the following link: http://gi.org/clinical-guidelines/clinical-guidelines-sortable-list/?sort=datedesc If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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42 min
April 17, 2019
A Brief Overview of Hyperthyroidism
On this episode, we provide a very brief overview of hyperthyroidism. We discuss some of the causes as well as thyrotoxicosis and thyroid storm.  We kept this discussion simple and didn't go into much detail. We will provide a more extensive review in later episodes.   If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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30 min
April 12, 2019
The DOAC Reversal Controversy ft Dr. Brian Gilbert
On this episode, we are joined by Brian Gilbert, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, David Moran, PharmD, and Jacob Reeder, PharmD, BCCCP to discuss andexanet alfa (Andexxa). We contrast the DOAC benefits that are popular among the ambulatory care community with the DOAC risks that the critical care teams often deal with. Dr. Gilbert leads the review of some concerns that many clinicians have with Andexxa. We recently had a paper publish in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine (Dr. Gilbert was the lead author). The name of the article and link can be found below: Throwing it in reverse: An update on reversal of oral factor Xa inhibitors https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2019.04.007   If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.  
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52 min
April 3, 2019
Glaucoma Pharmacotherapy Overview
On this episode, we give an overview of glaucoma. We review some background information including the different classifications of glaucoma and pathophysiology. We then discuss the various classes of medications that are used to reduce and maintain intraocular pressure. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.  
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54 min
March 23, 2019
MTM Tips and Tricks
On this episode we review various tips and trips for successfully completing medication therapy management (MTM) encounters. We discuss the best ways for conducting complete medication reviews (CMRs).  We answer questions from pharmacists on Facebook as well as review various disease states.  If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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52 min
March 14, 2019
Atopic Dermatitis
On this episode, we review the pathophysiology and pharmacotherapy of atopic dermatitis. We discuss different moisturizers and cleansers that patients can use to keep their skin healthy. We describe common topical corticosteroids used in atopic dermatitis as well as their potencies. We also go over some of the newer medications like crisaborole (Eucrisa) and dupilumab (Dupixent). We also list several new studies that have recently been published that examined treatment options such as melatonin, probiotics, and montelukast (Singulair). He are some of the new studies that we referenced: Patel KR, Immaneni S, Singam V, Rastogi S, Silverberg JI. Association between atopic dermatitis, depression, and suicidal ideation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019;80(2):402.  Taghavi Ardakani, et al.The effects of melatonin administration on disease severity and sleep quality in children with atopic dermatitis: A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. Pediatric Allergy Immunol. 2018;29(8):834. Makrgeorgou A, et al. Probiotics for treating eczema. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;11:CD006135. Ferguson L, et al. Leukotriene receptor antagonists for eczema. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018;10:CD011224. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.      
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47 min
March 6, 2019
Interview with California Pharmacists Association CEO Jon Roth
On this episode, we are joined by Jon Roth, MS, CAE. Mr. Roth is the current CEO of the California Pharmacists Association. CPhA is the largest statewide professional society of pharmacists in the country. Mr Roth has been involved in the health care sector for the last 25 years. He was also fundamental in getting the Senate Bill 493 passed which gave pharmacists in CA provider status.  Mr Roth also discussed CPhA's upcoming event Western Pharmacy Exchange (April 12-14, 2019). He was gracious enough to offer any CorConsult Rx listener a discounted rate to attend the conference. Contact CPhA's Vice President of Member Development, Sheila Johnston at (916)779-45-07. Let Miss Sheila know you are a CorConsult Rx listener and you'll save $150 on your admission cost! Make sure to follow @capharm on Instagram and Twitter. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.    
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46 min
March 2, 2019
Rifampin, Isoniazid, and Tuberculosis...Oh My!
On this episode, we discuss the recent Arizona House Bill 2548 that will allow pharmacists more prescribing authority. We also review RIPE therapy (rifampin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol) as well as some other treatment options available for latent and active tuberculosis.  Go check out Rx Coffee for all your caffeine needs! https://drinkrxcoffee.com
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44 min
February 20, 2019
Podcast Ep 55: Oncology with tl;dr pharmacy
On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Brandon Dyson, PharmD, BCPS. Brandon is an oncology specialist at an infusion clinic and the co-founder of tl;dr pharmacy. He joins us to share some tips and oncology clinical pearls for non-oncology professionals. E-mail Brandon at brandon@tldrpharmacy.com Read his oncology article at the link below: https://www.tldrpharmacy.com/content/the-ultimate-guide-to-oncology-pharmacy-for-the-non-oncologist or visit https://www.tldrpharmacy.com for a full list of articles. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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56 min
February 11, 2019
Podcast Ep 54: Updated AFib Guidelines
On this episode we review the 2019 AHA/ACC/HRS Afib guidelines. This is also our first episode that is available for viewing in virtual reality. Use your preferred VR platform and search for us on the YouTube VR app.  If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com
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February 11, 2019
Podcast Ep 54: Updated AFib Guidelines
On this episode we review the 2019 AHA/ACC/HRS Afib guidelines. This is also our first episode that is available for viewing in virtual reality. Use your preferred VR platform and search for us on the YouTube VR app.  If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com
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34 min
February 7, 2019
Podcast Ep 53: Managing Migraines Ft. Anna Swanson PA-C
On this episode, we are joined by Cole's better half. His wife Anna is a physician assistant and is completing a neurology fellowship. She walks us through the diagnosis, differentiation, a pathophysiology of migraines. We then discuss some of the pharmacotherapy options available for patients.
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62 min
January 27, 2019
Podcast Ep 52: Vuca Health and a Patient Case
On this episode, Dr. Richard Waithe from Rx Radio.FM stops by for an interview. Dr. Waithe is now the president of Vuca Health. He explains how his company is using QR codes to make medication information easily accessible to patients. We then review a patient case that involves diabetes, neuropathy, insomnia, depression, and dyslipidemia.
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54 min
January 23, 2019
Podcast Ep 51: Career Growth with Dr. Holly Berry
On this episode, we are joined by Holly Berry, PharmD, BCPS. She discusses her career as a clinical pharmacist. She has worked in oncology, lung transplant, and other specialty areas over the last 4 years. She provides some advice to others that are looking to expand their scope of practice or transition into another role.
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68 min
January 17, 2019
Podcast Ep 50: HIV/Hep C with Dr. Eric Meissner, MD, PhD
This is the 50th episode milestone, and we are joined by HIV/Hep C expert Dr. Eric Meissner, MD, PhD. Dr. Meissner is an infectious disease physician at the Medical University of South Carolina. He also runs a research lab at the university as well. He discusses his extensive training as well as some of the projects he's worked on over the years. He also reviews some of the latest research in HIV and Hep C. We close by answering questions from Instagram followers.
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71 min
January 7, 2019
Podcast Ep 49: Specializing in Transplant with Dr. Neha Patel
On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Neha Patel. Dr. Patel is a clinical pharmacy specialist that works with in kidney and liver transplant. She discusses her time in pharmacy school and residency. She provides residency interview advice for students considering a specialty. She also gives some insight into her daily life on a transplant floor.  If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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41 min
January 3, 2019
Podcast Ep 48: Parkinson's Disease
On this episode, we give a brief overview of Parkinson's disease. We cover some background information and review the drugs that are most commonly used for the disease.
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36 min
December 19, 2018
Podcast Ep 47: Diabetes and Hypertension Patient Case
On this episode, we look at a patient case that involves type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. We start with the medications that the patient is currently taking and show what evidence-based changes we would make. These changes couldn't happen in one visit, but we give an overview of what medications the patient should eventually end up on. The show notes are available at www.corconsultrx.com
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54 min
December 10, 2018
Podcast Ep 46: Hepatitis C Overview
On this episode, we review hepatitis C. We give some background information and statistics. We discuss pre-treatment workup as well as some comorbidities to consider before starting treatment. We then give a brief overview of treatment for HCV genotype 1a. We list some resources to use to review the other genotypes as well as more information on the overall disease.  I will list show notes on my Medium page (@corconsultrx) as well as put the PDF file on my website under "Show Notes". If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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44 min
November 28, 2018
Podcast Ep 45: New Lipid Guidelines
On this episode, we discuss the new 2018 lipid guidelines from the American College of Cardiology. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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40 min
November 20, 2018
Podcast Ep 44: Clostridium Difficile Guidelines
On this episode, we are joined once again by Tom Klvana, PA-C. We discuss the updated 2018 guidelines for the treatment of C. diff that were published by the Infectious Disease Society of America.  If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.
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40 min
November 13, 2018
Podcast Ep 43: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
On this episode, we review irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). We discuss the background information and some lifestyle modifications. We then summarize some of the treatment options and pharmacology.
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40 min
November 7, 2018
Podcast Ep 42: Advice for PA and PharmD Students....and Some Love for our Nursing Colleagues
On this episode, we are joined any Tom Klvana, PA-C. We discuss Tom's transition from a competitive body builder to becoming a physician assistant at a major hospital. We go over tactics that students in all fields will hopefully find helpful as well as recommendations for growing as a professional. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast r
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93 min
November 3, 2018
Podcast Ep 41: Chronic Kidney Disease
On this episode, we review the epidemiology and pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease. We also discuss the management of related comorbidities. Source for iron dosing that we discussed: Stoffel NU et al. Iron absorption from oral iron supplements given on consecutive versus alternate days and as single morning doses versus twice-daily split dosing in iron-depleted women: Two open-label, randomised controlled trials. Lancet Haematol 2017 Oct 9 If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the
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48 min
October 25, 2018
Podcast Ep 40: Oncology and Immunotherapy with Dr. Philip Hall (Dean of MUSC COP)
On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Philip Hall, the current Dean of the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. Dr. Hall discusses the impact that precision medicine has made on oncology. He also discusses his background and how he ended up in a leadership role at an academic medical center. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx T
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66 min
October 19, 2018
Podcast Ep 39: Iron-Deficiency and Macrocytic Anemia
On this episode we discuss a few types of anemia. We review the causes and treatment of iron-deficiency anemia. We then look at macrocytic anemia. We discuss B12 and folate deficiencies and how each is treated. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is int
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52 min
October 13, 2018
Podcast Ep 38: Critical Care Pharmacy Residency and Midyear Prep
On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Brian Gilbert and Dr. Tessa Reynolds to discuss life as a critical care pharmacy resident. They also share strategies for network as well as the "do's" and "don'ts" of Midyear. Dr. Gilbert even gives us a quick preview into a few papers that he is having published. Check them out on Instagram at: @bwg08 (Brian) @tesssssrenee If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagra
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48 min
October 10, 2018
Podcast Ep 37: Oral Contraceptives
On this episode, we cover oral contraceptives. We review the mechanism of action and compare various formulations with the physiology of the menstrual cycle. We discuss various adverse effects that may be encountered and how to combat those effects. We also review the proper way of dealing with a missed-dose of an OC. Link to the article reviewing the mechanism of clot formation due to oral contraceptive : https://www.ebmconsult.com/articles/oral-contraceptive-clotting-factors-thrombosis-dvt-pe If you hav
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50 min
October 5, 2018
Podcast Ep 36: Job Updates and H. Pylori Infection
On this episode, we discuss some recent job site changes and the Palmetto Pharmacy Network's diabetes education program. We then discuss the pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria, and treatment options for an H. pylori infection. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for
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36 min
September 20, 2018
Podcast Ep 35: Multiple Sclerosis
On this episode, we finally have Cole Swanson back with us to take on the difficult topic of multiple sclerosis. We do a brief review of the different types of MS as well as some pathophysiology background. We then walk through the various treatment options available. We discuss the drugs, their potential place in therapy, warnings/contraindications, adverse effects, and monitoring parameters. This podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice. Consult with you
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40 min
August 30, 2018
Podcast Ep 34: Treating Dry Eyes
On this episode, we discuss the treatment of dry eyes. There are so many OTC products available and we use a literature review to help develop a treatment plan. Artificial tears potpourri: a literature review Clinical Ophthalmology 2014:8 1419-1433
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38 min
August 21, 2018
Podcast Ep 33: The MD/PharmD Power Couple Interview and Opioid Review
On this episode, Blake Roche steps in to cohost while Cole is out. We are joined by Dr. Allinder and his wife Marissa (PharmD candidate). We discuss residency, interprofessionalism, life in the emergency department, and more. We finish the podcast with a quick opioid review
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51 min
August 18, 2018
Podcast Ep 32: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
On this episode we are joined by P4 PharmD student Blake Roche and Dr. Michael Unks. We give a very brief overview of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
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33 min
August 13, 2018
Podcast Ep 31: Adult Immunizations
On this episode we discuss some of the common vaccines that are recommended for adult patients. We review vaccines for pneumonia, hep B, shingles, and others. We also talk about the data available for the 65 years and older influenza vaccines. We determine the difference between a conjugate vaccine and a polysaccharide vaccine. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and all the other major social media platforms under the handle: @corconsultrx
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59 min
August 9, 2018
Podcast Ep 30: Crohn's Disease
On this episode, we discuss Crohn's disease. We compare and contrast the presentation of Crohn's with ulcerative colitis. We then walk through some basic pharmacology of mesalamine, budesonide, azathioprine, methotrexate, some of the biologics. This is a quick review and we would encourage you to read the updated Crohn's disease guidelines from the American College of Gastroenterology.
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34 min
July 25, 2018
Podcast Ep 29: Hypothyroidism and Myxedema Coma
On this episode, we review the pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, and treatment of hypothyroidism. We compare and contrast the pharmacotherapy options and the evidence that supports current guideline recommendations. We then move into the management of myxedema coma. We close by summarizing the various drugs that have become FDA approved over the last month.
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37 min
July 18, 2018
Podcast Ep 28: Smoking Cessation
Podcast Ep 28: Smoking Cessation by Mike Corvino, PharmD, CDE and Cole Swanson, PharmD
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61 min
July 12, 2018
Podcast Ep 27: Osteoarthritis
On this episode, we discuss various treatment/maintenance options for osteoarthritis. We start with several non-pharmacological options and then move through the various pharmacotherapy strategies.
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39 min
July 4, 2018
Podcast Ep 26: General Anxiety
On this episode, we discuss a general anxiety disorder. We use a patient case to review the various treatment options.
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38 min
June 25, 2018
Podcast Ep 25: Angina and STEMI
On this episode, we start by discussing the maintenance medications used to control angina (stable ischemic heart disease). We then review the treatment options available to a patient that has presented to the ED with a STEMI. We cover PCI with stenting, CABG, and the differences between the 3 main oral antiplatelet medications used in dual antiplatelet therapy.
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44 min
June 23, 2018
Podcast Ep 24: Technology and Branding for the Healthcare Professional
On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Beju Shah and PharmD candidate, Swathi Varanasi. We discuss the rapidly changing role of technology in healthcare. We also review personal branding and the networking opportunities provided by social media. *Disclaimer* We had issues with the audio quality on this episode. We will fix to issue going forward.
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62 min
June 14, 2018
Podcast Ep 23: Gout Flare and Maintenance
On this episode we cover basic treatment options for gout. We start with the treatment of an acute flare. We also mention various comorbidities that would influence the selection of a particular treatment option over another. We then discuss maintenance therapy and compare the two major gout guidelines available in the U.S.
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40 min
May 30, 2018
Podcast Ep 22: Treatment Options for General Depression
On this episode, we start by discussing the reasons why we use evidence-based medicine. We briefly review the ACCOMPLISH trial as an example of how EBM can be used to in a practical way. We then give an overview of possible treatment options for general depression. Please let us know if you have any questions, comments, or concerns. You can find us on all of the major social media platforms under the username @corconsultrx Or contact us at: mcorvino@corconsultrx.com cswanson@corconsultrx.com
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46 min
May 25, 2018
Podcast Ep 21: Sepsis ft Dr. Brian Gilbert
On this episode, we are once again joined by Dr. Brian Gilbert to review sepsis. Dr. Gilbert works in critical care, and provides us with an inside look at some of the updates in sepsis therapeutics.
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56 min
May 19, 2018
Podcast Ep 20: Insomnia
On this episode, we are joined by two P4 students that are just starting rotations. We discuss treatment options for insomnia including sleep hygiene, benzos, non-benzos, melatonin, etc.
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62 min
May 15, 2018
Podcast Ep 19: Semaglutide and the Rise of GLP-1 Receptors Agonists
Podcast Ep 19: Semaglutide and the Rise of GLP-1 Receptors Agonists by Mike Corvino, PharmD, CDE and Cole Swanson, PharmD
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48 min
May 9, 2018
Podcast Ep 18: Playing the Long Game
Podcast Ep 18: Playing the Long Game by Mike Corvino, PharmD, CDE and Cole Swanson, PharmD
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63 min
May 3, 2018
Podcast Ep 17: Plaque Psoriasis
On this episode, we discuss various treatment options for plaque psoriasis. We start with topical corticosteroids and move all the way to biologics. The CorConsult Rx Podcast is a quick way to refresh your evidence-based medicine and pharmacy knowledge. Our aim is to produce easy-to-digest content that will be beneficial to students and professionals working in medicine, pharmacy, and nursing.
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51 min
April 30, 2018
Podcast Ep 16: A Review of Anticoagulants
On this episode, we discuss a few treatment options for DVT. We also discuss some of the pharmacology behind the anticoagulants, bridging, and hemostasis.
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52 min
April 23, 2018
Podcast Ep 15: Residency Plans and GERD (ft Dr. John Tyrell)
Podcast Ep 15: Residency Plans and GERD (ft Dr. John Tyrell) by Mike Corvino, PharmD, CDE and Cole Swanson, PharmD
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65 min
April 17, 2018
Podcast Ep 14: Interprofessional Pontificating
Podcast Ep 14: Interprofessional Pontificating by Mike Corvino, PharmD, CDE and Cole Swanson, PharmD
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52 min
April 10, 2018
Podcast Ep 13: Weight Loss Meds and Bariatric Surgery
Podcast Ep 13: Weight Loss Meds and Bariatric Surgery by Mike Corvino, PharmD, CDE and Cole Swanson, PharmD
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46 min
April 4, 2018
Podcast Ep 12: A Review of Bipolar Disorder
Podcast Ep 12: A Review of Bipolar Disorder by Mike Corvino, PharmD, CDE and Cole Swanson, PharmD
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43 min
March 26, 2018
Podcast Ep 11: Critical Care Flight Nursing and New Drug Update
Podcast Ep 11: Critical Care Flight Nursing and New Drug Update by Mike Corvino, PharmD, CDE and Cole Swanson, PharmD
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48 min
March 22, 2018
Podcast Ep 10: Comparing Diabetes Guidelines
On this episode, we discuss the updated ACP guidelines for the management of type-2 diabetes. We also work through a diabetes patient case and review GLP-1 Receptor Agonists.
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45 min
March 15, 2018
HYVET Trial
Flash Briefing: A review of the HYVET Trial and using indapamide in elderly patients with hypertension
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4 min
March 15, 2018
2018 ACP Diabetes Guidelines
Flash Briefing: A quick review of the 2018 ACP Diabetes Guidelines updates.
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4 min
March 13, 2018
Podcast Ep 9: Mantle Cell Lymphoma (ft. Dr Jordan Miller)
On this episode, we are joined by Joran Miller, PharmD to discuss treatment options for mantle cell lymphoma. Dr. Miller is a Hematology Oncology clinical pharmacy specialist at UNC Chapel Hill.
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82 min
March 7, 2018
Podcast Ep 8: Acne Vulgaris Treatment
In this episode, we review treatment options for acne vulgaris. We discuss various clinical trials that compare retinoids, topical/oral antibiotics, and even cleansers. We walk through a clinical case to apply the treatment options. Please follow us @corconsultrx on all major social media platforms. If you enjoy this podcast, please share it with other healthcare professionals. Thank you for your support!
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44 min
February 14, 2018
Podcast Ep 7: Critical Care and TBI (ft. Dr Brian Gilbert)
On this episode, Dr. Brian Gilbert joins us to discuss his work as a critical care pharmacist. We also go through a patient case that examines the management of traumatic brain injury. Please follow us @corconsultrx on all major social media platforms. If you enjoy this podcast, please share it with other healthcare professionals. Thank you for your support!
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72 min
February 8, 2018
Podcast Ep 6: Influenza
In this episode we discuss influenza epidemiology, pathophysiology, treatment, and vaccination.
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53 min
January 31, 2018
Beta-Blockers with LABAs in COPD
This briefing discusses a cohort from CHEST that examined the safety of beta-blocker use with LABAs in COPD patients.
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3 min
January 31, 2018
Firvanq Solution for C. Diff
This flash briefing discusses Firvanq solution and reviews the treatment options for C. diff.
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4 min
January 27, 2018
Podcast Ep 5: CVA and A fib with Stephen from Page the PA
In this episode we are joined by Stephen AKA Page the PA. We discuss the day the day life of a PA student and interprofessionalism between PAs and pharmacists. We also review a patient case that looks at CVA and A fib. Follow Stephen on Instagram - @pagethepa The case will be available on the website - www.corconsultrx.com
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68 min
January 25, 2018
Cranberry for UTI Prevention
This flash briefing is a brief summary of a study from JAMA 2016 that looked at the use of cranberry for UTI prevention in women living in a nursing home.
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3 min
January 24, 2018
Corticosteroids in CAP
This flash briefing is a quick review of the Cochrane Review that was recently published concerning the use of corticosteroids in patients with CAP.
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3 min
January 24, 2018
4D Trial - Hemodialysis Plus Atorvastatin
This flash briefing discusses the risks of starting atorvastatin in patients that are currently on hemodialysis.
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1 min
January 24, 2018
NNT in the CAPiTA Trial
This flash briefing covers the importance familiarizing yourself with statistical analysis. I use the CAPiTA trial as a classic example of why we cannot take the reported data at face-value.
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3 min
January 10, 2018
STAR D Trial
A review of the different treatment options presented in the STAR D trial.
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3 min
January 10, 2018
Cognitive Decline Prevention
This meta-analysis exams the effectiveness of pharmacological and non-pharm for the treatment and prevention of cognitive decline and dementia.
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4 min
January 10, 2018
A Comparison of Five Statin Guidelines
This is a comparison of 5 major statin guidelines. The study examins the relationship between the number of patients using a statin for primary prevention and the reduction of CV events. Annals of Internal Medicine 2017.
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3 min
January 7, 2018
Podcast Ep 4 - A Guest Pharmacy Student and COPD Patient Case
On this episode, we are joined by P4 pharmacy student April Driscoll. We also cover a COPD/gout patient case and review the clinical trials responsible for the 2017 GOLD guidelines update. The CorConsult Rx podcast is a quick way to refresh your evidence-based medicine knowledge. Our aim is to produce easy-to-digest content that will be beneficial to students and professionals working in medicine, pharmacy, and nursing.
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44 min
January 3, 2018
SPARCL Trial
A quick review of the SPARCL Trial.
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3 min
December 30, 2017
Podcast Ep 3 -Newly Approved Drugs and the First Patient Case
We discuss some of the new medications that were approved in December and tackle our first podcast patient case. The patient case and trials referenced will be available for download at www.corconsultrx.com/podcast The CorConsult Rx podcast is a quick way to refresh your evidence-based medicine knowledge. Our aim is to produce easy-to-digest content that will be beneficial to students and professionals working in medicine, pharmacy, and nursing.
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43 min
December 27, 2017
Micro-HOPE Trial SC
A quick review of the Micro-HOPE trial.
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2 min
December 23, 2017
Letermovir For CMV Prophylaxis
A brief discussion on using letermovir as prophylaxis against CMV in patients that have undergone hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
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4 min
December 23, 2017
Biosimilars and the Purple Book
This is a brief discussion of the Remicade biosimilars that have been approved. I also discuss the FDA's Purple Book.
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2 min
December 16, 2017
Podcast Ep 2: A Healthy Lifestyle (featuring The Fit Pharmacist)
We talk healthy diet and exercise with Dr. Adam Martin AKA The Fit Pharmacist. We discuss the importance of a patient-centered approach and review the DARE and DPP trials. The CorConsult Rx Podcast is a quick way to refresh your evidence-based medicine knowledge. Our aim is to produce easy-to-digest content that will be beneficial to students and professionals working in medicine, pharmacy, and nursing.
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46 min
December 14, 2017
RALES Trial
A very quick review of the RALES trial. RALES looked at spironolactone use in patients with HFrEF.
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2 min
December 12, 2017
DARE Trial SC
I review the results of the DARE Trial and provide a strategy for helping patients with diabetes see the importance of exercise.
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3 min
December 10, 2017
Harm With Ol' Atenolol
A quick discussion about the potential harms of atenolol when used for the treatment of hypertension.
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3 min
December 6, 2017
Podcast Ep 1: Introductions and the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines
We introduce the podcast and review the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension guidelines. The CorConsult Rx Podcast is a quick way to refresh your evidence-based medicine knowledge. Our aim is to produce easy-to-digest content that will be beneficial to students and professionals working in medicine, pharmacy, and nursing.
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38 min
December 1, 2017
Once Monthly SC Buprenophrine
Just a quick overview of the new subcutaneous version of buprenophrine that is administered only once monthly.
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5 min
November 9, 2017
Entresto (Valsartan/Sacubitril)
A review of the ARNI approved for the treatment of HFrEF.
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6 min
November 8, 2017
BB In HF
A quick review of the evidence-based beta-blockers that are used in HFrEF.
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4 min
October 30, 2017
The ACCOMPLISH Trial
Some take-away points from the ACCOMPLISH Trial
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2 min
October 20, 2017
GLP - 1 Receptor Agonists
A brief overview of GLP-1 RAs and their role in DM2 therapy.
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4 min
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