NPacers Virtual Conference (March 2021): On-Demand
Available now for on-demand viewing is our first virtual conference of 2021. This 2-day Pharmacology Update features two of the industry’s most experienced, knowledgeable, and popular speakers, Wendy L. Wright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP, and Sally K. Miller, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, AGPCNP-BC, FAANP.
Purchase this conference package to earn up to 12 CNE credits, of which 12 are pharmacology credits.
This pharmacology update on-demand conference bundle includes current and up-to-date pharmacology information on depression, anxiety, mood disorders, managing ADD, drug update, immunizations, pediatrics, and vaccine hesitancy.
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Anxiety PharmacotherapeuticsContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits
This program presents the physiology of anxiety disorders as a foundation for pharmacologic management, key features in differentiating among anxiety disorders, and pharmacologic choices for acute and chronic management.
Pharmacotherapeutics of Mood DisordersContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits
The focus of this program is the analysis and application of appropriate pharmacotherapy for the treatment of bipolar depression, bipolar mania, cyclothymia, and prevention of relapse. Drug selection, indications, and important safety issues are analyzed in a case study presentation.
Pharmacotherapeutics of ADD ManagementContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits
This presentation reviews the pathophysiology of ADD as the target of pharmacotherapy. Pharmacotherapeutics of psychostimulants, norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, antiadrenergic agonists, and wakefulness agents are analyzed, with emphasis on indications and efficacies for each. Case studies are then used to evaluate best-practice options in a variety of clinical scenarios including pediatric, adult and psychostimulants contraindicated.
Drug Update 2021: What's Hot and What's NotContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits
Keeping up with new medications, particularly given the recent trend towards direct-to-consumer advertising, is one of the true challenges of primary care. Dr. Wright will focus on the top new, widely used medications, including their appropriate uses, adverse effects, and drug interactions.
Immunization Update: Vaccine Recommendations Across the LifespanContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits
Never before in the history of immunizations have there been such widespread changes to the immunization schedule. This lecture will provide the nurse practitioner with the latest information regarding immunizations, updates, and safety information pertaining to each vaccine.
Pediatric PharmacotherapeuticsContains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits
This session will provide a history of the development of pediatric pharmacotherapeutics. Cases from history with unintentional bad outcomes from pediatric prescribing will be discussed. Strategies to prevent common pediatric errors will be reviewed. Last, new indications and medications approved to treat children will be discussed.
Talking to Vaccine Hesitant Parents and Patients: What Can Improve Vaccine Confidence?Contains 5 Component(s), Includes Credits
More and more parents and patients are vaccine-hesitant resulting in an increase in the number of vaccine opt-out families. Healthcare professionals must be cognizant of strategies that can increase vaccine acceptance for these families. Understanding how to best communicate with patients and parents is imperative to maintain vaccine rates. Using case scenarios, the speaker will illustrate interactions with patients to improve rates.
Improving Safety and Efficiency for Child Vaccinations in an Urban Pediatric Clinic (ePoster)Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Quality improvement methods bettered vaccination rates.
Hereditary Hemochromatosis: New Guidelines and Implications for Primary Care (ePoster)Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Discuss the diagnosis and treatment for a patient diagnosed with hereditary hemochromatosis that follows the 2019 ACG guidelines