About Pharmagate ®

Pharmagate® is an educational provider established in 2012. 
Pharmagate® is home to around 150 international and Canadian pharmacy graduates every year. Pharmagate® continues to help its hundreds of alumni to strive towards further career success.
The founders of and the educators serving Pharmagate® are academically affiliated and practicing clinical pharmacists who specialize in developing educational pharmacy and professional development programs for internationally trained pharmacists & Canadian graduates in order to successfully challenge the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) 


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    Therapeutics of Musculoskeletal and Gastrointestinal Disorders - MCQ November 2019

    Instructor: Dr. Karim Michail

    This quiz will cover the following topics:

    1) Pathophysiology and therapeutics of musculoskeletal disorders: gouty arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, sciatica, fibromyalgia, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, sports injuries, low back pain and neck pain (whiplash)

    2) Pathophysiology and therapeutics of GI disorders: ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD), gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), peptic ulcer (PU), hepatic disorders and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    Cardiovascular Disorders (Part 1) - MCQ November 2019

    Instructor: Dr. Karim Michail

    This quiz will cover the following topics:

    1. Hypertension,
    2. Dyslipidemias,
    3. Coronary Artery Disease And Acute Coronary Syndromes,
    4. Acute Stroke And Secondary Stroke Prevention, and
    5. Heart Failure.

    Cardiovascular Disorders (Part 2) - MCQ November 2019

    Instructor: Dr. Karim Michail

    This quiz will cover the following topics:

    1. Tachyarrhythmias And Cardioembolic Stroke Prevention,
    2. Primary And Secondary Prevention Of Ischemic Stroke,
    3. Venous Thromboembolism,
    4. Raynaud’s Phenomenon And Peripheral Arterial Diseases (Intermittent Claudication), and
    5. Shock.

    Endocrine, Renal & Electrolyte Disorders And Anemias - MCQ November 2019

    Instructor: Dr. Karim Michail

    This quiz will cover the following topics:

    1. Diabetes Insipidus And Diabetes Mellitus,
    2. Acute Renal Failure And Chronic Kidney Disease
    3. Acid-base And Electrolyte Disorders,
    4. Thyroid Disorders,
    5. Adrenal Gland Disorders And Corticosteroid Withdrawal, and
    6. Anemias

    Therapeutics of minor ailments and non-prescription medications (Part 2) - EE June 2019

    Instructor: Dr. Karim Michail

    Mouth ambulatory ailments:

    canker sores, cold sores, dry mouth, and oral candidiasis (thrush)

    Infectious skin & keratin ambulatory ailments: 

    Athlete's foot, bacterial skin infections (e.g., impetigo, furuncles, etc.), diaper rash, fungal nail infections or onychomycosis, fungal skin infections (tinea/dermatophytes and yeast infections), viral skin rashes (chickenpox, shingles, etc.), and warts (common, plantar, flat, genital, and oncogenic)

    Dermatological ambulatory ailments: 

    Acne, atopic and contact dermatitis, burns, bunions, corns & calluses, dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis, diaper dermatitis, drug-induced skin reactions, minor cuts and wounds, ostomy care, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, scabies & lice infestation, and sunburns

    Infant nutrition and ambulatory ailments: 

    Fever, infant colic, infant nutrition, and teething

    Gastrointestinal ambulatory ailments:

    Constipation, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, nausea and vomiting, and pinworms

    Miscellaneous topics in minor ailments


    Note:
    Only registered candidates are eligible for enrolment to this course by the course coordinator. 

    Pharmacy Practice & Management - Part 2 - EE June 2019

    Instructor: Dr. Karim Michail

    • Pharmacy practice skills and behavioral, social & administrative pharmacy sciences: drug schedules, pharmacy models, accreditation, quality assurance, the code of ethics, legal prescription requirements, vaccine storage and cold chain, compounding & sterile compounding, drug adherence, inventory management, pharmacy workflow, human resources (assistant hiring & roles, technician certification & scope of practice and delegation of responsibilities, disciplinary action & sick leave policies), drug diversion and safe use of non-prescription drugs, and narcotic reconciliation, medication reviews & customized packaging, off-label use, armed robberies and break-ins, fraudulence and forged prescriptions, privacy of health information, selected adverse drug reactions
    • Pharmacoeconomics and marketing principles
    • Communication skills and interprofessional collaborative care
    • Biostatistics & research design

    Therapeutic Choices For Minor Ailments - MCQ May 2019

    Instructor: Dr. Karim Michail

    Acne, allergic rhinitis, athlete's foot, bacterial skin infections (e.g., impetigo, furuncles, etc.), atopic and contact dermatitis, burns, cough (acute & chronic cough and acute bronchitis),  cold sores, conjunctivitis (red eye), constipation, croup, dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis, diarrhea, diaper dermatitis, drug-induced skin reactions, drug use and abuse in sports, eyelid conditions, fever in children and adults, fungal nail infections or onychomycosis, fungal skin infections (tinea/dermatophytes and yeast infections), hemorrhoids, impacted earwax, infant colic, infant nutrition, minor cuts and wounds, nausea and vomiting, oral candidiasis (thrush), ostomy care, otitis (media and externa), pinworms, pruritus, psoriasis, rosacea, scabies & lice infestation, viral rhinitis (common cold), rhinosinusitis & pharyngitis, sunburns, teething, viral skin rashes (chickenpox, shingles, etc.) and warts (common, plantar, flat, genital, and oncogenic)


    Note:
    Only registered candidates are eligible for enrolment to this course by the course coordinator. 


    Therapeutics of Musculoskeletal and Gastrointestinal Disorders

    This module will cover the following topics:

    1) Pathophysiology and therapeutics of musculoskeletal disorders: gouty arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, sciatica, fibromyalgia, systemic lupus erythematosus, osteoporosis, sports injuries, low back pain and neck pain (whiplash)

    2) Pathophysiology and therapeutics of GI disorders: ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD), gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), peptic ulcer (PU), hepatic disorders and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

    Pharmacy Practice & Management - Part 1: The Canadian Health Care System, Quality & Safety, The Canadian Practice Setting & Pharmacy Practice Skills, And Pharmacoeconomics & Pharmacy Management Principles - MCQ May 2019

    • The Canadian health care system (drug life cycle, drug formularies, drug equivalence, drug recalls, drug shortages, drug returns, inventory management, quality assurance, pharmacy blue print, drug advertising policies in Canada (PAAB, Advertising Standards Canada, Direct-To-Consumer ads, etc.)
    • Quality and safety (drug incidents, adverse drug events, medication reconciliation, etc.)
    • The Canadian practice setting and pharmacy practice skills
    • Pharmacoeconomics and pharmacy management principles (profit and loss [P&L], financial statements, etc.) 

    Ethical, Legal & Professional Responsibilities, Communication Skills & Education, Intra- and Inter-Professional Collaboration And Biostatistics - MCQ May 2019

    Dr. Karim Michail

    • Jurisprudence: Legal & professional pharmacy responsibilities and social & administrative tasks
    • Pharmacoethics: The code of ethics and ethical principles
    • Biostatistics, critical analysis of evidence in practice, and adequacy of research design

    Pharmacy Practice And Management Module - Part 2 - MCQ May 2019

    Instructor: Dr. Karim Michail


    • Retrieval of drug information and drug information resources (Informatics)
    • Pharmaceutical cold chain and sterile pharmaceutical compounding
    • Privacy of health information and patients’ record of care, diagnostics and treatment
    • A review of clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmaceutical dosage forms
    • A review of common and serious adverse drug reactions and drug-drug interactions for selected drugs

    Sample Quiz - Pharmagate 2019

    Pharmagate® questions are constantly updated to keep with the pace of updates in clinical practice guidelines and contemporary hot topics in management and pharmacy practice. 

    Pharmagate® questions are designed in such a way to deliver a focused, structured and systematic study material and NOT to provide merely some casual answers to random questions. This means that each question stem along with the answers is carefully prepared to provide a complete study guide in a systematic way for each topic.

    Pharmagate® Q-bank is "module-oriented" and all PEBC competencies, as per the most updated NAPRA blueprint, will be reviewed systematically in order to build clinical knowledge and transfer practice skills.


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