Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019
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.
For adult nurse practitioners, geriatric nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this conference, participants will be better able to:
- Define the mechanism of action of the four main osteoporosis medications.
- Review the typical and atypical HF symptoms presented by older adults.
- Explain the concept and process of deprescribing.
- Compare and contrast DOACs to VKA.
- Discuss when to start a medication for dementia.
- Describe the challenges to achieving pain control in the geriatric population.
|Snap, Crackle, Pop! Osteoporosis Treatment Pearls||Susan Williams-Judge, MN, CNS, ARNP|
|Heart Failure: Focused Update in Older Adults||Debra Laurent, MN, ARNP, ACNP-BC|
|Pustular Eruptions in the Pediatric Population: From Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome to Acne and Beyond!||Karissa Lee, PharmD|
|Deprescribing in the Elderly||Carol Crawford, PharmD, BCPS, BCCGP|
|Dementia, Delirium and Polypharmacy||Barak Gaster, MD, FACP|
|Practical Strategies for Pain Management in Older Adults||Pamela Stitzlein Davies, MS, ARNP, ACHPN, BC, FAANP|
Carol Crawford, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Pharmacist, 3 West Clinics, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
Pamela Stitzlein Davies, MS, ARNP, ACHPN, BC, FAANP
Nurse Practitioner, UW Dept of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis Center, Seattle
Barak Gaster, MD
Professor of Medicine, General Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle
Debra Laurent, MN, ARNP, ACNP-BC
Cardiovascular and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute, Issaquah
Karissa Lee, PharmD
Pharmacy Resident, Ambulatory Care, Dept of Pharmacy and Family Medicine, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
Susan L. Williams-Judge, MN, CNS, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Seattle Arthritis Clinic, Seattle
- 5.60 Contact hours
- 5.60 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
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