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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 Episode #128 - Introducing HelixTalk’s 2021 Drug Superlative Awards!

Date posted: March 30, 2021, 6:00 am

In this episode, we announce the debut of the HelixTalk Drug Superlative Awards -- awards given to medications on the market that are outstanding or notorious. In announcing these completely fictitious awards, we review key clinical pearls and pitfalls that every clinician should be aware of with these medications.


HelixTalk Episode #127 - Naloxone to the Rescue! Opioid Overdose Treatment and More

Date posted: March 9, 2021, 6:00 am

In this episode, we will discuss basic pharmacology and use of naloxone, available formulations, evidence for its effectiveness, and naloxone-related pharmacy management and regulations.


HelixTalk Episode #126 - Alex, I’ll Take Enterococcal Resistance Patterns and Treatments for $1000

Date posted: February 16, 2021, 6:00 am

In this episode, we chat with Morgan Anderson, PharmD, BCIDP and alumna of RFUMS, about Enterococcal infections including patterns of antimicrobial resistance and recommended treatment options.


HelixTalk Episode #125 - Let’s Get Personal: Talking Warfarin Pharmacogenomics

Date posted: January 26, 2021, 6:00 am

In this episode, we will briefly review the clotting cascade and warfarin's mechanism of action, and then discuss warfarin pharmacogenetics implications and what clinical recommendations and tools are available in order to calculate warfarin dose.