On-Demand Program | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020

This On-Demand lecture series is designed as an adult and geriatric pharmacology update at the advanced practice level. Sessions focus on current recommendations and controversies regarding drug therapy for common adult and geriatric health issues and include appropriate pharmacotherapeutic principles and recommendations for patient and family education. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case analysis.

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family 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. Evaluate newly approved medications and their role in therapy for older adults.
  2. Counsel patients on current evidence regarding smoking cessation medications.
  3. How to perform an in-depth clinical evaluation of insomnia and select most the appropriate drug therapy with understanding of mechanism and side effects.
  4. Identify three commonly used medications and their indications and side effects in palliative care.
  5. Appropriately use non-statin cholesterol lowering medications and identify the role of triglycerides in cardiovascular risk.
  6. Identify first line antiviral therapies for patients with hepatitis C previously untreated with/without cirrhosis.

Additional Information

Format: 
Online
Video
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 6.90 Contact hours
  • 6.90 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Available: 
07/13/2020
Expires: 
07/13/2024
Cost:
$100.00

1. What’s New in Geriatrics: An Update on Medications - Carol Crawford

2. Kicking Butts: Smoking Cessation Update - Matthew Perez

3. Pharmacologic Management of Insomnia - Ken He

4. Update on Medications in Palliative Care - Darrell Owens

5. Pharmacologic Management of Difficult Lipid Cases - Savitha Subramanian 

6. Hepatitis C: A New Era of Treatment in the Geriatric Population - Paula Cox-North

SPEAKERS

  • Paula Cox-North, PhD, ARNP  
    Nurse Practitioner, The Liver Clinic, Harborview Medical Center; Senior Lecturer, UW School of Nursing
  • Carol Crawford, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
    Clinical Pharmacist – Senior Care, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
  • Ken He, MD, PharmD
    Staff Physician, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle; Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, UW
  • Darrell Owens, DNP, ANP, GNP, ACHPN
    Section Head Palliative and Supportive Care, UW Medical Center – Northwest; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Nursing, UW
  • Matt Perez, MD
    Family Physician/Site Medical Director, Neighborcare Health, Seattle
  • Savita Subramanian, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Medicine/Metabolism and Endocrinology, UW; Medical Director, Lipid Clinic at South Lake Union

PLANNING COMMITTEE

  • Christine Hoyle, DNP, ARNP, FNP
    Associate Professor, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle; Nurse Practitioner, International Community Health Services Clinic, Seattle
  • Linda Pedersen, MN, ARNP, FNP-BC
    Family Nurse Practitioner, Eagle Harbor Family Medicine, PLLC, Bainbridge Island; Adjunct Faculty, Nurse Practitioner Pathway, School of Health Sciences, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle
  • Kumhee A. Ro, DNP, ARNP
    Nurse Practitioner, UW Medicine/UWMC, Seattle; Assistant Professor, Seattle University College of Nursing
  • Brady Rainey, MBA, MPA, MSF
    Director, Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
  • Kristen Trivelli, BSN, RN, DNP-FNP Student
    Nurse Planner, Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
  • Marites Almachar, BSN, RN, DNP AGNP-AC Student
    Nurse Planner, Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
  • Kari Lombard, BSN, RN, NCSN, DNP-PMHNP Student
    Nurse Planner, Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
  • Sharon Daly, BSN, RN, DNP-FNP Student
    Nurse Planner, Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing, Seattle

UW=University of Washington, Seattle

Professional Credit

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Available Credit

  • 6.90 Contact hours
  • 6.90 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
 
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For registration assistance, please contact the Registration Manager at 206-543-1047 or cne@uw.edu.

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