Conference 2018 | Adult/Geriatric/Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy

Shoreline, WA US
June 15, 2018

Friday | June 15, 2018

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Target Audience

For adult nurse practitioners, geriatric nurse practitioners, psychiatric nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.



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


4 Benefits of Attending This Conference

  • Dialogue with experts in your field—ask questions and explore answers.
  • Discover new mentoring opportunities.
  • Network with your peers.
  • Recharge your passion for health care—boost your career.


Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Identify medications that impede wound healing.
  2. Recognize common pharmacologic use in delirium.
  3. Review the pharmacologic agents’ mechanism of action and pathophysiologic impact in the treatment of heart failure.
  4. Discuss side effects/risks associated with therapies used to treat rheumatologic conditions in adults.
  5. Critically review benefits of common medications.
  6. Describe the scope and manifestations of PTSD/MST in the military.
  7. Identify appropriate assessment tools for ADHD.

Adult/Geriatric Track

  • Dermatology and Wound Care Puzzlers Quyen Stevenson
  • Pros and Cons: Drug Therapy in Delirium/Dementia Wayne McCormick
  • Heart Failure Christina Redmond
  • Adult Rheumatologic Medication Updates Kori Dewing
  • Hypertension Guidelines Update Alvin Goo
  • Deprescribing: A Return to the Basics Alvin Goo
  • Managing Pain in the Post Opioid Era Pamela Stitzlein Davies

Neuropsychotropic Track

  • Pros and Cons: Drug Therapy in Delirium/Dementia Wayne McCormick
  • Best Practices When Prescribing for Patients with Autism Gary Stobbe
  • PTSD and Sexual Trauma in the Military Laura LaPlante, Julia Sewell
  • Deprescribing: A Return to the Basics Alvin Goo
  • Child and Adolescent ADHD: Assessment, Comorbidities & Treatment Katherine Lo
  • Managing Pain in the Post Opioid Era Pamela Stitzlein Davies


Provided By

UW School of Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education

Joint Providers

Seattle Pacific University
Seattle Children's Hospital
UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center


ARNPs United of Washington Stae
UW School of Nursing, Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Track


Professional Credit
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Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.30 Contact hours
  • 7.30 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Event starts: 
06/15/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/15/2018 - 4:50pm
Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States

Available Credit

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


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