CorConsult Rx: Evidence-Based Medicine and Pharmacy
CorConsult Rx: Evidence-Based Medicine and Pharmacy
Mike Corvino, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDCES and Cole Swanson, PharmD, CDCES
Evidence-based medicine and drug updates for pharmacists, physicians, NPs, PA-Cs, and students that are on the go.
Treatment and Prevention of Hepatitis A and B Infections *ACPE-Accredited
On this podcast we discuss the management of both hepatitis A and B. We review some background information as well as the criteria for a diagnosis of either. We also go over vaccinations for both viruses and some of the medications used for hep B specifically.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 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.
Jan 24
58 min
High Science: The Medical Potential of THC, CBD, and Synthetics
On this episode, we are joined by returning guest Dr. Kaleigh Steeleman. Kaleigh is currently a PGY-1 resident at Chaple Hill. She has spent some of her residency time working with functional medicine professionals. She has been particularly interested with in the area of medical CBD, THC, and other synthetic cannabinoids. She provides a quick overview for us.  Also, if you haven't already, check out Kaleigh's Rx Cheatsheets Instagram page. She creates study guides for various disease states that are great reviews. @rx.cheatsheets Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 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.
Jan 19
49 min
Diagnosis and Management of Lupus and Related Complications *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode we examine systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Lupus is a relatively uncommon condition, but is debilitating for those who suffer from it. There are newer medications with unique mechanisms used for this disease. It is important that pharmacists and nurses understand the appropriate use of medications and how to counsel patients on the risks associated with them. This session seeks to explore these topics, focusing on how this information can best be incorporated into daily medical practice. Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 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.
Jan 11
1 hr
Beyond the Beat: Exploring the 2023 A Fib Guidelines *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, Cole and I review the 2023 updated atrial fibrillation guidelines. We discuss various rate-control and rythmn-control pharmacotherapy options. We also summarized the acute management vs maintenance therarpy.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 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.
Jan 1
1 hr 1 min
Curing Hep C: A Dive into Treatment Options *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we review the 2023 Hepatitis C Guidance that was recently published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). We discuss the pre-treatment work-up, various treatment options, and drug-drug interactions/clinical pearls for the most commonly used direct-acting antivirals.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 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.
Dec 11, 2023
1 hr 2 min
2023 New Drug Approvals *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, Cole and I review some of the medications that gained U.S. FDA approval in 2023. We cover a variety of medications that treat various disease states. We focused more on outpatient medications and did not cover new oncology medication approvals.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 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.
Nov 27, 2023
59 min
Treatment of Acute Rhinosinusitis and Pharyngitis *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, my good friend and colleague Alex Hovey, PA-C is sitting in for Cole this episode. We review the treatment of acute rhinosinusitis and pharyngitis. We mention some treatment options for symptom relief in patients with viral sinusitis and viral pharyngitis. We spend the majority of the episode covering the treatment algorithm for bacterial sinusitis and pharyngitis. We also used this episode to review some antibiotic clinical pearls.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 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.
Nov 13, 2023
1 hr 5 min
Healing Hidden Wounds: Exploring PTSD Treatment *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode we review post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). We discuss some background information on the disease. Then, we review the various treatment options used to manage PTSD symptoms. To finish the episode, we go through Dr. David N. Osser, MD's PTSD treatment algorithm.  Dr. David N. Osser, MD is associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School at the Brockton Division of the VA Boston Health System.  There, he is the Medical Director for Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans and general editor of the Psychopharmacology Algorithm Project at the Harvard South Shore Psychiatry Residency Training Program. You can see his PTSD algorithm and others at the website below: Osser Psychopharmacology Algorithms Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 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.
Nov 1, 2023
59 min
Exxua (gepirone): the newly approved antidepressant
On this episode, we discuss the 5-HT1A receptor agonist, Exxua (gepirone). Exxua was recently FDA approved for the treatment of general depression. We review the long road this medication took to get approved. We also summarize the dosing, adverse effects, drug-drug interactions, etc for Exxua.  Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 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.
Oct 25, 2023
22 min
Classification and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease *ACPE-Accredited*
On this episode, we review the management of chronic kidney disease. We discuss when to use iron vs erythropoietin-stimulating agents (ESAs) for a patient with anemia due to their CKD.  We also go over the management of metabolic acidosis, hyperphosphatemia, secondary hyperparathyroidism, etc.  Cole and I are happy to share that our listeners can claim ACPE-accredited continuing education for listening to this podcast episode! We have continued to partner with freeCE.com to provide listeners with the opportunity to claim 1-hour of continuing education credit for select episodes. For existing Unlimited (Gold) freeCE members, this CE option is included in your membership benefits at no additional cost! A password, which will be given at some point during this episode, is required to access the post-activity test. To earn credit for this episode, visit the following link below to go to freeCE's website: https://www.freece.com/ If you’re not currently a freeCE member, we definitely suggest you explore all the benefits of their Unlimited Membership on their website and earn CE for listening to this podcast. Thanks for listening! We want to give a big thanks to our sponsor, High-Powered Medicine. HPM is a book/website database of summaries for over 150 landmark clinical trials. You can get a copy of HPM, written by Dr. Alex Poppen, PharmD, at the links below:  Purchase a subscription or PDF copy - https://highpoweredmedicine.com/ Purchase the paperback and hardcover - Barnes and Noble website We want to give a big thanks to our main sponsor Pyrls. Try out their drug information app today. Visit the website below for a free trial: www.pyrls.com/corconsultrx If you want to support the podcast, check out our Patreon account. Subscribers will have access to all previous and new pharmacotherapy lectures as well as downloadable PowerPoint slides for each lecture. You can find our account at the website below:  www.patreon.com/corconsultrx If you have any questions for Cole or me, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 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.
Oct 16, 2023
56 min
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