On-Demand Program | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2021
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 video, PDF handout and case analysis.
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:
- Be able to state age-related risk factors for those with HCV.
- Discuss the approach to hypertension management in both outpatient and inpatient cases.
- Understand how to diagnose and identify the causes of iron deficiency.
- Discuss practical clinical decision-making strategies when incorporating the Beers Criteria into practice.
- Describe pharmacotherapy for ambulatory alcohol withdrawal management.
- COVID-19: Analyze current evidence based therapies being used in practice.
- Update on HCV Therapy in Primary Care - Paula Cox-North
- Hypertension Management: Case Studies - Debra Laurent
- Iron Deficiency Anemia in Primary Care - Livia Hegerova
- Practical Application of the Beers Criteria in the Outpatient Setting - Pamela Davies
- Ambulatory Alcohol Withdrawal Management - Allison Yeh
- COVID-19 Therapy for the Hospitalized Patient - Christy Weiland & Jennifer Bohannan
- 6.60 Contact hours
- 6.60 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level