Pharmacology Updates are a single day program and a must attend for the APRN.
Now more than ever practitioners must keep current with updates for the drugs widely prescribed in primary and specialty healthcare to address the issues and concerns that commonly arise with their use in the treatment of adult and pediatric patients.
Building on the knowledge base of past programs expert faculty who have demonstrated expertise and a passion for education of their peers, the Pharmacology update provides a unique and valuable opportunity to increase or maintain prescribing skills, stay current with the latest in pharmacology, and get needed pharmacology contact hours.
Topics to be covered:
7:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Opioids: From the Poppy Fields to the Patient
Kirk Moberg, M.D., PhD
11:00 – 12:00 p.m. "A Pill for Your Thoughts: Understanding the Role of Oral Prostacyclins in Pulmonary Hypertension"
Erin Mancl, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
12:00 -- 12:45 p.m. Networking Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Pulmonary Medications- Common Drugs and Treatments
Margaret Gaynor, APRN, CNP
1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Update in Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy
Kristie Taggart, MSN, APRN, PCNS-BC
2:45- 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Weighing the Pros and Cons of Hormonal (and non- hormonal) Contraception
Whitney Henderson, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Managing Neurodegenerative Disease- New Treatments and Medications
Theresa Towle, DNP, FNP-BC, CNRN, APRN