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“The ‘Eyes’ Have It!” A Review of Rare Diseases


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 2-B Credit

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Category:
AOMA |  Family Medicine
Faculty:
Melinda Burnworth
Duration:
:48
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Description

“The ‘Eyes’ Have It!” A Review of Rare Diseases

 

Dr. Burnworth will share ways to diagnose and treat rare diseases.

Educational Objectives:

  • Distinguish rare (orphan) diseases and orphan drugs from common diseases and drugs
  • Compare and contrast rare disease resources (healthcare professionals, patient, caregiver)
  • Outline rare diseases scenario (porphyria, methemoglobinemia), Formulate a treatment plan.

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Melinda Burnworth's Profile

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PharmD, FASHP, FAzPA, BCPS


Melinda J. Burnworth, PharmD, FASHP, FAzPA, BCPS is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy. A Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale (CPG), she teaches several hospital-based required courses and a rare disease elective course. Dr. Burnworth promotes health-system pharmacy, minimization of drug shortages, advocacy, rare diseases education, student mentorship, and preceptor development at various levels. As the Arizona Volunteer State Ambassador for the Rare Action Network (powered by the National Organization for Rare Disorders), Dr. Burnworth organized the inaugural 2018 Rare Disease Day community outreach event in Arizona and Proclamation signing by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey.

 

Dr. Burnworth has no disclosures


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