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This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

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HelixTalk is available via iTunes (or by searching for HelixTalk), by subscribing to our RSS feed, or by listening to any episode in your browser (below).

HelixTalk Episodes

HelixTalk Episode #80 - HIT Me With Your Best Shot: A Brief Review of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

Date posted: June 26, 2018, 6:00 am

In this episode, we will review the diagnosis and treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT).

HelixTalk Episode #79 - Cutting Hair and Blood Pressure: Pharmacists in the Barbershop

Date posted: June 5, 2018, 6:00 am

In this episode, we interview Kathleen Lynch, PharmD and Ciantel (Adair) Blyler, PharmD, coauthors of the New England Journal of Medicine article, published in March 2018, investigating the role of pharmacist-led interventions for blood pressure reduction in black barbershops.

HelixTalk Episode #78 - Transitioning from School to Practice - Advice for New Practitioners

Date posted: May 15, 2018, 6:00 am

In this episode, we interview Janeen Winnike, Dean of the Office of Students Affairs at the RFUMS College of Pharmacy, regarding transitions from a student life to a practitioner life. With her previous role as an HR official within a large community pharmacy chain, she offers some “do’s and don’ts” for students transitioning into new practitioners.

HelixTalk Episode #77 - PE: Not Just a Class in Junior High -- Top 5 Clinical Pearls about Pulmonary Embolism

Date posted: April 24, 2018, 6:00 am

In this episode, we discuss five clinical pearls about pulmonary embolism ranging from PE diagnosis, classification, and treatment. We specifically examine when and how alteplase is given for PE and its use with concurrent anticoagulation.