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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 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 #99 - May I Take Your Order? The Menu of Professional Pharmacy Organizations

Date posted: July 30, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we enlist the help of Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Janeen Winnike, to discuss the various professional pharmacy organizations and the importance of networking via joining at least one as a student or pharmacist.


HelixTalk Episode #98 - Stroke Me Once, Shame on You; Stroke Me Twice ... Let's Talk Prevention!

Date posted: July 9, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we review guideline recommendations and recent evidence for secondary prevention of stroke, including risk factor modification, anticoagulant therapy (in patients with atrial fibrillation), and antiplatelet therapy (in patients with noncardioembolic stroke).


HelixTalk Episode #97 - ASPREE, ARRIVE, ASCEND: Making an Acronym Soup for Aspirin

Date posted: June 18, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we discuss the latest and the greatest updates regarding aspirin use in primary prevention and provide you with a summary of results from recently published primary literature.


HelixTalk Episode #96 - Abra Cadabra, SPRA-VATO!!! Is Esketamine a New “Magic” Cure for Depression?

Date posted: May 28, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode we discuss the recent FDA approval of esketamine (Spravato) for the management of treatment resistant depression as an add on to oral antidepressant therapy. The agent is novel though so, too, may be its adverse effect profile and logistics of administration.