Online Education | Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2017
Nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
This online course is designed as a pharmacology update for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and healthcare professionals in all settings. Each module focuses on current recommendations and controversies regarding drug therapy for common problems in adult and geriatric health and include appropriate pharmacotherapeutic principles and recommendations for patient education. Lectures were recorded in June 2017 at a conference in Seattle, Washington provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and downloadable handouts.
Publish Date: August 28, 2017. This course will expire August 28, 2020.
Reviews and Comments
"Many topics with excellent speakers in one day. It is worth my CME time!"
"Great speakers. I appreciate learning new information that I can apply to practice."
"I loved all the sessions and the speakers had the experience in the field. They were all really good speakers and held our interest."
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Compare and contrast federal law and state laws regarding the use of marijuana.
- Describe collaborative priority setting for older diabetic patients.
- State 2 examples of the impact of physiological changes of aging that affect prescribing and deprescribing in older adults.
- Identify 3-5 novel drugs of abuse.
- Discuss clinical use of buprenorphine for opioid addiction.
- Discuss pharmacology specifically related to the Advanced Heart Failure population.
To earn contact hours for this activity:
- View/listen to the presentations.
- Study the handouts.
- Complete the evaluation.
After submitting the evaluation, you can download and print your certificate. A record of contact hours earned will be in your account for six years.
- 6.85 Contact hours
- 6.85 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level