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

    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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    Email Pharmagate® if you wish to gain temporary access the this Sample Quiz.