April 12-14, 2018
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· Some suggested topics (not an all-inclusive list) are
Last Year's Topics:
|FDA Approval Process||1. Describe each phase of a clinical trial.
2. Define the differences in generic verses name brand drugs.
3. Identify FDA requirements for generic drug approval.
|Medication Management of the Under/Uninsured||1. Identify Treatment Options for uninsured or underinsured patients for 3 chronic diseases
2. Identify programs and/or pharmacies that provide low cost medications
3.Identify brand name medications that have generic equivalents
|Pharmacology of Opioids and Monitoring Issues||1. Identify indications and predeterminations essential for starting and stopping opiate medications
2.Describe how pharmacodynamics of opiate metabolism impacts addiction risk
3.List strategies to address ADR and opioid abuse disorder
|HCV: Epidemiology, Screening, Diagnostic Testing, & Treatment||1. Understand the Epidemiology and screening guidelines of HCV
2.Recognize the diagnostic testing to diagnose HCV
3.Understand Extra-hepatic manifestations of HCV
4.Understand a pharmacologic treatment of HCV
|Injectable Iron Products||1. compare and Contrast the different injectable iron products
2. List the labeled and if applicable, off-label indications for each iron product
3.Identify contraindications and warning/precautions associated with each injectable iron product
|Psychotropic Medications in Older Adults||1. Provide information on how the most commonly prescribed psychotropic medications affect the elderly.
2. Examine recent concerns about the use of psychotropic medications with older adults.
3. Describe implications for the advance practice nurse prescribing psychotropic medications the older adults.
|Migraine Management, A Pharmacologic Update||1. Understand pathophysiology of Migraines and Pharmacologic approach
2.Discuss prophylactic medications for migraine prevention
3. Discuss abortive medications for Migraines
4. Understand alternative treatment for migraines such as Botox, acupuncture & Chiropractic care
5. Discuss new and emerging medications for management of migraines-beyond triptans!
|Pharmacologic Management of Hypertension||1.Briefly Review epidemiology and diagnosis of hypertension
2.Discuss classification of hypertension
3.Describe pharmacotherapeutic agents commonly used to treat hypertension based on current evidence
|Pharmacological Management in a Myasthenia Gravis||1.Describe the clinical presentation of Myasthenia Gravis
2.Recognize etiologies and diagnosis for Myasthenia Gravis
3.Describe pharmacological management in Myasthenia Gravis
|Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy||1.Discuss the current research on BHRT
2.Discuss the various dosage forms used in BHRT; and their applications, advantages and disadvantages
3.Discuss basic dosing guidelines for BHRT.
|Common Drug Muggers of Essential Nutrients & Prescribing Strategies for Nutraceuticals.||1.Recognize drug muggers of common vitamins, minerals and enzymes.
2.Understand difference between synthetic and whole food nutraceuticals.
3.Appreciate nutraceutical prescribing recommendations and strategies.
|Diabetes Overview and Pharmacologic Management||1. Overview of Diabetes Mellitus
2.AADE and ADA treatment Algorithm and Pharmacologic Algorithm
|Management of the Malnutrition Conundrum||1. Malnutrition & interdisciplinary care
2. Malnutrition & treatment options
3. Malnutrition & reimbursement
|Pharmacological Management of Late and Long Term Effects of Cancer Survivorship||1.Review the pharmacological features of National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines for adult cancer survivorship.
2.Describe the pharmacological aspects of managing peripheral neuropathy for the adult cancer survivor.
3.Discuss the management of adult cancer survivor related fatigue and sleep disturbance.
|Dementia Doesn’t have to be a Downer: Pharmacological Updates and Applications||1.Identify and differentiate between the types of dementia and the pharmacological treatments for each
2.Evaluate for potential adverse reactions and drug interactions of pharmacologic used in the dementia population
3.Compare dementia medication management strategies and be able to apply appropriately.
|Nephrotoxicity –Dx, Prevention & Management||1.Highlight and emphasize common nephrotoxic drugs in adults
2.Overview of Nephrotoxicity Identify strategies to minimize or avoid nephrotoxic meds
3.Provide reliable resource to access accurate information