Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2018

 

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Description

This online lecture series is designed as an adult/geriatric pharmacology update at the advanced practice level. Sessions focus on current recommendations and controversies in drug therapy for common adult and geriatric health concerns. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case analysis.

This activity set was published July 3, 2018. It will expire July 3, 2021.

Target Audience

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

 

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. Discuss side effects/risks associated with therapies used to treat rheumatologic conditions in adults.
  4. Critically review benefits of common medications.
  5. Discuss strategies for safe and rational opioid prescribing. 

Topics

Dermatology and Wound Care Puzzlers 
Quyen Stevenson

Pros and Cons: Drug Therapy in Delirium/Dementia* 
Wayne McCormick

Adult Rheumatologic Medication Updates 
Kori Dewing

Deprescribing: A Return to the Basics*
Alvin Goo

Managing Pain in the Post-Opioid Era* 
Pamela Stitzlein Davies

*These presentations are also part of Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2018.

Completion Requirements

  • Watch or listen to one or more presentations.
  • Complete a short evaluation for each presentation.
  • Finish all activities by the activity expiration date. (We'll remind you 60 days out.)

Speakers

Pamela Stitzlein Davies, MS, ARNP, ACHPN, BC   
Nurse Practitioner, Teaching Associate, UW Dept of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis Center, Seattle, WA

Kori Dewing, DNP, ARNP, RN-C   
Affiliate Associate Professor, UW SON, Everett, WA

Alvin Goo, PharmD   
Pharmacist Specialist, Harborview Dept of Pharmacy and Family Medicine, UW School of Pharmacy and Family Medicine, Seattle, WA

Wayne C. McCormick, MPH, MD   
Division Head, Gerontology/Geriatrics, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Quyen Stevenson, ARNP, RN, CWOCN   
Wound Ostomy NP, Veteran's Hospital, Kirkland, WA

Planning Committee

Phyllis Christianson, MN, ARNP, GNP-BC
Senior Lecturer, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, UW School of Nursing, Seattle, WA
Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Home Services, Kaiser Permanente, Seattle, WA

Christine Hoyle, DNP, ARNP, FNP
Associate Dean for Graduate Nursing Programs, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
Nurse Practitioner, International Community Health Services Clinic, Seattle, WA

Linda Pedersen, MN, ARNP, FNP-BC
Director, Nurse Practitioner Pathway, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
Nurse Practitioner, Port Hadlock Medical Center, Port Hadlock, WA

Joan Riesland, MEd, BSN, RN
Interim Executive Director and Lead Nurse Planner, Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing, Seattle, WA

Kumhee Ro, DNP, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Department, UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Disclosures

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  • All speakers and planning committee members — None

Professional Credit


ANCC logo. Accreditation Information 
 

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Additional Information

Format: 
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Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 6.31 Contact hours
  • 6.31 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
07/03/2018
Expires: 
07/03/2021
Cost:
$80.00

Available Credit

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

Activity Availability

Available: 
07/03/2018
Expires: 
07/03/2021
 
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