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.

Target Audience

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:

  1. Define the mechanism of action of the four main osteoporosis medications.        
  2. Review the typical and atypical HF symptoms presented by older adults.
  3. Explain the concept and process of deprescribing.
  4. Compare and contrast DOACs to VKA.
  5. Discuss when to start a medication for dementia.
  6. Describe the challenges to achieving pain control in the geriatric population.

Additional Information

Format: 
Online
Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 5.60 Contact hours
  • 5.60 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
07/05/2019
Expires: 
07/05/2022
Cost:
$80.00
Snap, Crackle, Pop! Osteoporosis Treatment PearlsSusan Williams-Judge, MN, CNS, ARNP
Heart Failure: Focused Update in Older AdultsDebra 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 ElderlyCarol Crawford, PharmD, BCPS, BCCGP
Dementia, Delirium and PolypharmacyBarak Gaster, MD, FACP
Practical Strategies for Pain Management in Older AdultsPamela 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

Professional Credit

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Available Credit

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

Activity Availability

Available: 
07/05/2019
Expires: 
07/05/2022
 
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Cost:
$80.00
Please login or create account to take this course.

For registration assistance, please contact the Registration Manager at 206-543-1047 or cne@uw.edu.

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