Online Education | Women's Health Drug Therapy 2018
For women’s health nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
What participants are saying...
This is the best Women's Health Drug Therapy session that UWCNE has ever produced. I'm not getting easier in my evaluations either!
I was impressed with the caliber of all the speakers.
The speakers presented their topics quite well and had a lot of passion for their specialties.
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This online education series is designed as a women’s health pharmacology update at the advanced practice level. Lectures focus on current recommendations and controversies regarding drug therapy for common women’s health issues and include appropriate pharmacotherapeutic principles and recommendations for patient and family education. Teaching methods include audio, video, handouts and case analysis.
This series was recorded May 15, 2018 at the University of Washington Women's Health Drug Therapy Lecture Series and will be available for three years.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Recognize that MS is an auto-immune CNS condition that Affects 3:1 females.
- Compare and contrast federal and state laws regarding the use of marijuana.
- Discuss how IBS pertains to women specifically.
- Discuss primary care approach to chronic pain disorders.
- Recognize obesity treatment algorithms, guidelines and the Care Continuum.
- Discuss medications for transition process - pharmacodynamics.
Topics in This Series
A Comprehensive Analysis of Medical Marijuana to Women"s Health Care Providers
Primary Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
A Practical Approach to Chronic Pain
The Treatment Spectrum for Obesity
Carol Birch and Adam Simon
Transgender: The Next Generation
- Watch or listen to one or more presentations.
- Complete a short evaluation for each presentation.
- Finish all activities by the activity expiration date (We'll remind you 60 days out.).
- Download your certificate.
Carol A. Birch, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, ABBM-Adv. Certified
Nurse Practitioner, Medical and Surgical Bariatric Clinic, Swedish Weight Loss Services, Issaquah, WA
Kevin Hatfield, MD
Physician, The Polyclinic, Seattle, WA
Jennifer Kapur, PharmD
Pharmacist, Ambulatory Pharmacy, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Matt Perez, MD
Family Physician, Neighborcare Health, Seattle, WA
Adam Simon, MMSc, PA-C
Surgical PA, Swedish Medical Center, Weight Loss Services, Seattle, WA
Annette Wundes, MD, FACOG
Medical Director, UW Multiple Sclerosis Center, UW, Seattle, WA
Jasmine Zia, MD
Physician, Gastroenterology, UW Medicine/UWMC
Barbara Bjeletich, MSN, ARNP
ARNP Emergency Dept, UWMC, Seattle; Faculty, UWMC SON, Seattle
Vicki Fox, MSN, ARNP
Family Nurse Practitioner, Community Health Center of Snohomish County, Everett; Family Nurse Practitioner, Whole Family Health Care, Burien; Clinical Adjunct Faculty, Seattle University (FNP Program), Seattle
Retha Hay, MN, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Employee Health, UW Medicine-UWMC; ACLS Instructor, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
Barbara Plovie, MN, ARNP
Lecturer and Clinical Instructor, Family Child Nursing, UW School of Nursing, Seattle; Nurse Practitioner, EvergreenHealth Women's Care, Retired - 2016, Monroe
Joan Riesland, MEd, BSN, RN
Interim Executive Director, Nurse Planner and Continuing Education Specialist, Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing, Seattle
Disclosures for this educational offering: (What is this?)
Annette Wundes, MD, FACOG
Grant/Research Support: Biogen, Alkermes
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- 6.00 Contact hours
- 6.00 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level