Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2018
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.
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:
- Identify medications that impede wound healing.
- Recognize common pharmacologic use in delirium.
- Discuss side effects/risks associated with therapies used to treat rheumatologic conditions in adults.
- Critically review benefits of common medications.
- Discuss strategies for safe and rational opioid prescribing.
Dermatology and Wound Care Puzzlers
Pros and Cons: Drug Therapy in Delirium/Dementia*
Adult Rheumatologic Medication Updates
Deprescribing: A Return to the Basics*
Managing Pain in the Post-Opioid Era*
Pamela Stitzlein Davies
*These presentations are also part of Online Education | Neuropsychotropic Drug Therapy 2018.
- 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.)
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
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 for this educational offering: (What is this?)
- All speakers and planning committee members — None
- 6.31 Contact hours
- 6.31 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level