Conference 2014 | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy
Wednesday - June 11, 2014
Welcome to the Conference Portal!
This is your one-stop shop for our annual conference in Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy. This is the place you will:
- Choose your conference sessions
- Register for each day or a combo of days
- Download your handouts
- Complete your conference evaluation
- Print your certificate
Who Should Attend this Conference:
Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals in all settings
This conference is designed as a pharmacology update at the advanced practice level and is part of the Clinical Pharmacology Series put on each year by University of Washington Continuing Nursing Education.
Sessions focus on current recommendations and controversies in therapy for common psychiatric and neurologic problems seen in primary care. Content includes appropriate pharmacotherapeutic principles and recommendations for patient education.
Topics in this year's conference are listed below. The program schedule for this conference and other conferences in the 2014 Clinical Pharmacology Series are in the brochure (see link to brochure below). Teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case analysis.
Course Brochure (PDF)
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|Oldies, But Goodies: A Timeline of Neuropsychotropic Innovations||Patti Varley, MN, ARNP, CNS|
Keeping Patients Safe from Polypharmacy
|Lydia Chwastiak, MD, MPH|
|Overview and Update on Pediatric Pharmacology||Robert Hilt, MD, FAAP|
|Dementias: Treating Co-Morbid Psychiatric Disorders and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms||Tatiana Sadak, PhD, PMNHNP, ARNP|
|Looking to The Future||Germaine DíAnniballe, MN, ARNP|
|Genomics: Using Genetics to Individualize Intervention||Shawn Elmore, PhD, RN|
|Feuds Within the Superfamily: A Focus on Cytochrome P540||Chelsea Markle, PharmD|
|Methylation: A Critical Look at MTHFR and Associated SNPs||Christina Pike, MN, ARNP|
|Well Beyond Medication Management: The Role of Culture in Treatment||Mick Storck, MD|
After completing this course, you will be better able to do the following for selected drugs and age groups:
- Discuss relevant principles of physiology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
- Give a rationale for selecting a drug of choice.
- Identify the goals of drug therapy.
- Identify desired drug effects and evaluate patient response.
- Describe special dosage situations.
- Identify appropriate patient learning needs.
7.1 contact hours will be awarded per course. Attendance at all sessions for each course and submission of an conference evaluation form is required for successful completion. All hours are in pharmacology at the advanced practice level.
Nurses and nurse practitioners:
- Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
- UWCNE is approved as a Washington State clock hour provider by the Washington State Board of Education.
- Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #07218.
All other disciplines:
- A certificate will be awarded to document attendance at this continuing education program.
Six Easy Steps for Registering and Getting Your CE:
Log in or create an account.
Pick your preferred session (this event has concurrent sessions).
Register by selecting an affiliation and continuing through checkout.
If you are registering a group of people or need to write a check, please use our Offline Registration Form.
Get your handouts by logging in, coming back to this page and clicking "Continue."
Submit your evaluation online by logging in, coming back to this page and clicking "Continue."
Print your certificate by logging in, coming back to this page and clicking "Continue."
- 7.10 Contact hours
- 7.10 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level