Conference 2017 | Adult/Geriatric/Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy

Shoreline, WA US
June 16, 2017

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Friday | June 16, 2017

 

About This Conference 

This two-in-one conference is designed as an adult, geriatric and neuropsychotropic pharmacology update at the advanced practice level. Sessions focus on current recommendations and controversies regarding drug therapy for common adult, geriatric and neuropsychiatric health concerns. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case analysis.

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Who Should Attend this Conference

Adult nurse practitioners, geriatric nurse practitioners, psychiatric nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Adult/Geriatric Track

  1. Compare and contrast federal law and state laws regarding the use of marijuana.
  2. Describe collaborative priority setting for older diabetic patients.
  3. Objective coming soon
  4. Identify 3-5 emerging drugs that are currently being abused.
  5. Identify the indications for use of pharmacotherapy for obesity.
  6. Discuss clinical use of buprenorphine for opioid addiction.
  7. Discuss pharmacology specifically related to the Advanced Heart Failure population.

Neuropsychotropic Track

  1. Explain changes in sleep patterns across the life span.
  2. Define the ADME (administration, distribution, metabolism, excretion) of pharmacokinetics.
  3. Identify three important skills in prescribing and managing patients’ neuropsychotropic medications and describe how those skills can enhance outcomes.
  4. Identify 3-5 emerging drugs that are currently being abused.
  5. Revisit original data that led to antidepressant warnings about suicidality, review changes in prescribing patterns and suicide attempts that have ensued and summarize current evidence about this topic.
  6. Discuss clinical use of buprenorphine for opioid addiction.

 

Topics

Mix and match from two different tracks to tailor your conference experience.

Adult/Geriatric Track

  • An Evidence-based Review of Medical Marijuana:  A Clinician’s Guide
  • Thoughtful Diabetes Care for Older Patients
  • Much Ado About...Deprescribing 
  • The Newest Kids on the Block: The Latest in Novel Drugs of Abuse   
  • Practical Use of Obesity Drugs  
  • Helping our Opioid-Addicted Patients: Primary Care Toolkit
  • Advanced Heart Failure Management: Diagnosis, Pharmacology and Device Options 

Neuropsychotropic Track

  • Babies to Grannies: Getting Us All to Sleep 
  • All Mixed Up? Unraveling Pharmacokinetics and Neuropsychotropics in Older Adults
  • The Art of Prescribing Neuropsychotropic Drugs  
  • The Newest Kids on the Block: The Latest in Novel Drugs of Abuse 
  • Decoding Psychotropic Black Box Warnings
  • Helping our Opioid Addicted Patients: Primary Care Toolkit  
  • Psychiatric Symptoms in the Context of Opioid Taper

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Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.82 Contact hours
  • 7.82 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
03/24/2017
Expires: 
06/16/2018
Event starts: 
06/16/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/16/2017 - 4:50pm
Cost:
$295.00
Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States

Available Credit

  • 7.82 Contact hours
  • 7.82 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
 
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