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HelixTalk

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 Episodes

HelixTalk #156 - There Is an App for That: Digital Health Advancements and More!

Date posted: November 8, 2022, 6:00 am

In this episode, we will define Digital Health, its categories and examples, describe how pharmacists are involved in DH practice, opportunities and limitations and future of DH. We will also discuss what implications DH has for educators, educational institutions, student pharmacists, pharmacists, and practice of pharmacy in general.


HelixTalk #155 - Oncology 911: Tumor Lysis Syndrome as an Oncologic Emergency

Date posted: October 18, 2022, 6:00 am

In this episode, we invite Dr. Amir Ali, PharmD, BCOP to discuss with us the pathophysiology, risk factors, prevention, and treatment clinical pearls of tumor lysis syndrome TLS).


HelixTalk #154 - What’s New With Paxlovid: Drug Interactions, Pharmacist Prescribing, “Paxlovid Mouth”, and a Brief Drug Review

Date posted: September 27, 2022, 6:00 am

In this episode, we review Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir/ritonavir) from the perspective of its pharmacology, efficacy, safety, pharmacists’ authority to prescribe, drug interactions, and rebound symptoms after Paxlovid therapy.


HelixTalk #153 - Buy One Get One Free: Learning All about the Dual Acting GIP and GLP-1 Receptor Agonist

Date posted: September 6, 2022, 6:00 am

In this episode, we will discuss mechanism, pharmacokinetics, efficacy, safety, and possible place in therapy for tirzepatide (Mounjaro), a new treatment for type 2 diabetes.