Primary Care

As advanced practice clinicians, you need continuing education that is geared toward higher-level thinking and continued competence in the patient setting. With pertinent and carefully crafted sessions and expert faculty teaching our Primary Care CE, you’ll get just that. 

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  • This is an essential package for all nurse practitioner students and new NPs. This package builds upon the first clinical essentials package and includes important primary care topics including, caring for LGBTQIA patients, antibiotic stewardship, orthopedics, depression, anxiety, pelvic exam issues in adolescents, common dermatologic disorders, contraceptive management, and orthopedics.

    Total Credits: 11.75 contact hours; 8.25 are pharmacology
  • Updated diagnostic criteria and disease models for anxiety disorders are reviewed. Neurobiological and epigenetic mechanisms that underlie anxiety symptoms are presented as the basis for therapeutic interventions. Specific attention is given to the formulation of rational, genomically-informed pharmacologic treatment approaches for anxiety disorders. Practical applications for nurse practitioners are presented.

    Credits: 1.0 Contact Hours; 0.75 are Pharmacology

  • This presentation is one that will help take the clinician from novice to expert in the assessment of cardiac murmurs. We will provide a brief review of normal anatomy discussing the location and function of heart valves. Then move into specialty exam techniques and maneuvers to help the clinician distinguish advanced cardiac murmurs. Throughout the presentation, cardiac murmur recordings are utilized for actual audible learning of assessment findings. Case study examples are also used to provide additional clinical scenarios and opportunities to practice listening, allowing for building enhanced skill levels.

    Credits: 1.50 contact hours; 0.00 are pharmacology
  • At NPACE Primary Care conference, you will fulfill your professional development and licensure needs, and access priceless context, insights, and real-world understanding of complex healthcare issues. Each session emphasizes relevant and evidence-based clinical knowledge as well as offers guidance by seasoned speakers connected to today’s practice and is open to interaction and discussion.

    Credits: 10 credits; 3.06 are pharmacology
  • This presentation will discuss common laboratory studies utilizing a case-based method. Then review decision-making strategies including the selection of the most appropriate tests for the clinical presentation, based on the current evidence. Lastly, explore the interpretation of the potential findings and develop the best treatment plans as well as any necessary follow-up that may be needed based on the findings.

    Credits: 1.00 contact hours; 0.25 are pharmacology
    Release Date: March 1, 2021
  • The LGBTQIA+ population has evolved over the past several years to include other gender non-conforming and gender minority populations. The individual needs of each population within this acronym vary and as a result need to have specialized, focused care in order to meet their healthcare needs. These gender and sexual minorities still encounter issues concerning sexuality, identity, gender, and freedom of expression with their healthcare providers. It is a well-documented fact that the majority of healthcare providers today have not been properly educated on how to care for this population therefore, the specific needs pertaining to each individual group represented in this acronym go largely ignored. This session will focus on how to approach the care of LGBTQIA+ patients and address their specific needs in an effort to promote patient-centered care.

    Credits: 1.50 contact hours; 0.25 are pharmacology
  • This presentation will provide a unique look at the uninsured crisis in America by presenting an overview of the problem, the best practices on how to serve the uninsured patient in need of care today, and then provide various opportunities for nurse practitioners to provide badly needed medical care to the uninsured in their communities.

    Credits: 1.00 contact hours; 0.00 are pharmacology
    Release Date: March 1, 2021
  • Purchase this clinical essentials package to help ensure your NP career is on a strong path. This package is important not just for new NPs, but any NP looking to refresh and update key knowledge. This 11-course series includes basic lab interpretation, utilizing algorithms to select medications in chronic illness, imaging selection, radiology interpretation in the extremities, chest, and abdomen, key information on malpractice, contract negotiations, and documenting and coding, as well as assessment of murmurs, performing a gynecological exam, and management of top diagnoses in HEENT. Click on each course for more details.

    Total Credits: 11.5 contact hours; 1.92 are pharmacology
  • A review of common dermatology disease states including pathophysiology, identification, and treatment.

    Credits: 1.00 contact hours; 0.75 are pharmacology
  • Common musculoskeletal primary care complaints involve low back, hip, shoulder, or knee pain. In this session, the learner will develop a greater understanding and confidence in discerning between common differential diagnoses for these regional musculoskeletal pain complaints. Additionally, the learner will be able to formulate an initial treatment approach to these common primary care musculoskeletal conditions.

    Credits: 1.50 contact hours; 0.25 are pharmacology