Online Education | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2014
This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings. Each module focuses on current recommendations and pharmacotherapeutic principles for women's health problems commonly seen in primary care.
Lectures were recorded in May 2014 at a conference in Seattle, Washington provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and downloadable handouts.
Publish Date: July 28, 2014. This course will be available for three years from this date.
After taking this activity set, you will be better able to:
- 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.
To earn contact hours for this activity:
- View/listen to the presentations.
- Study the handouts.
- Complete the post-tests.
- Complete the evaluations.
After submitting the evaluations, you can download and print your certificate. A record of contact hours earned will be in your account for six years.
- Wayne Bentham, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UW School of Medicine, Pscyiatric Consultant, Washington Disability Lifeline Program
- Paula Cox-North, PhD, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, HMC; Clinical Assistant Professor, UW School of Nursing
- Shireesha Dhanireddy, MD
Assistant Medical Director, Madison Clinic; Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, UW
- Gregory Gardner, MD, FACP
Gilliland-Henderson Professor and Fellowship Program Director, Division of Rheumatology, UW School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, UW
- Erin Mahoney, CNM, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Gynecology, The Everett Clinic, Everett
- Kris Somol, ND
Naturopathic Physician, Adjunct Academic Faculty and Clinical Faculty, Bastyr University, Kenmore
- Sarah Stolz, MD
Medical Director, Swedish Sleep Medicine and Northwest Hospital Sleep Center; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, UW School of Medicine
*UW=University of Washington, Seattle
For nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and health care professionals in all settings.
- Bipolar disorder in women
- Women and HIV
- Sleep Medicine 101B
- Management of common and not-so-common vulvovaginal disorders
- Systemic lupus
- Hepatitis C
- Common herbs and herb-drug interactions
- 6.00 Contact hours
- 6.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level