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ADAI In-Person Learning Session | February | CE Credit 2021
3.5 Contact Hours
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3.5 Contact Hours
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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019 | All Modules
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019 | All Modules
On-Demand Program

Course Description

This on-demand program is designed as an adult and geriatric pharmacology update at the advanced practice level. Sessions focus on current recommendations and controversies in drug therapy for common adult and geriatric health concerns. Teaching methods include video, PDF handout and case analysis.

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, participants will be better able to:

  1. Define the mechanism of action of the four main osteoporosis medications.
  2. Review the typical and atypical HF symptoms presented by older adults.
  3. Compare and contrast direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) to vitamin Kantagonists (VKA).
  4. Explain the concept and process of deprescribing.
  5. Describe the challenges to achieving pain control in the geriatric population.

Featured Topics

  1. Snap! Crackle! Pop! Osteoporosis Treatment Pearls – Sue Williams-Judge, RN, MN, ARNP, CCD
  2. Heart Failure: Focused Update in Older Adults – Debra Laurent, MN, ARNP, ACNP
  3. Are DOACs the New Warfarin? – Karissa Lee, PharmD
  4. Deprescribing in the Elderly – Carol Crawford, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
  5. Practical Strategies for Pain Management in Older Adults – Pamela Stitzlein Davies, MS, ARNP, ACHPN, BC, FAANP
5.6 Contact Hours
5.6 Pharmacology Hours
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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019 | Are DOACs the New Warfarin
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019
Are DOACs the New Warfarin?
On-Demand Program

Speaker

Karissa Lee, PharmD

Pharmacy Resident, Ambulatory Care, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Dept of Pharmacy and Family Medicine Clinic, Seattle

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, participants will be better able to:

  1. Compare and contrast direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) to vitamin Kantagonists (VKA).
  2. Identify appropriate use of DOACs.
  3. Critically evaluate literature supporting the use of DOACs.
  4. Recognize significant drug interactions related to DOACs.
  5. Develop a therapeutic plan utilizing DOACs in the geriatric population.
1 Contact Hours
1 Pharmacology Hours
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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019 | Deprescribing in the Elderly
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019
Deprescribing in the Elderly
On-Demand Program

Speaker

Carol Crawford, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP

Clinical Pharmacist, 3 West Clinics, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center; Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, participants will be better able to:

  1. Explain the concept and process of deprescribing.
  2. Provide sources of guidance for deprescribing and prioritization of what to deprescribe.
  3. Recognize barriers to the deprescribing process.
  4. Apply deprescribing tools to specific cases.
1.1 Contact Hours
1.1 Pharmacology Hours
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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019 | Heart Failure
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019
Heart Failure: Focused Update in Older Adults
On-Demand Program

Speaker

Debra Laurent, MN, ARNP, ACNP

Cardiovascular and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute, Seattle; Clinical Assistant Professor, BIobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, participants will be better able to:

  1. Review typical and atypical HF symptoms presented by older adults.
  2. Explain the role of BNP/proBNP in the screening, diagnosis, follow up and prognosis of HF in the older adult.
  3. Discuss pharmacologic management of patients including newer agents.
  4. Review educational material that may assist older adults in managing their disease.
1.2 Contact Hours
1.2 Pharmacology Hours
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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019 | Osteoporosis Treatment Pearls
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019
Snap, Crackle, Pop! Osteoporosis Treatment Pearls
On-Demand Program

Speaker

Sue Williams-Judge, RN, MN, ARNP, CCD

Rheumatology ARNP, Fragility Fracture Liaison Coordinator Strong Bones Program, UWMC/Northwest Hospital Campus, Seattle Arthritis Clinic, Seattle

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, participants will be better able to:

  1. Define the mechanism of action of the four main osteoporosis medications.
  2. Explain how treatment paradigms can decrease fracture risk.
  3. State the role of calcium and vitamin D in keeping bones healthy.
1.1 Contact Hours
1.1 Pharmacology Hours
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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019 | Practical Strategies for Pain Management in Older Adults
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2019
Practical Strategies for Pain Management in Older Adults
On-Demand Program

Speaker

Pamela Stitzlein Davies, MS, ARNP, ACHPN, BC, FAANP

Nurse Practitioner and Teaching Associate, Dept. of Neurology, University of Washington; Affiliate Instructor, Psychosocial and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington; Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Nursing Division, School of Health Sciences, Seattle Pacific University 

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, participants will be better able to:

  1. Describe the challenges to achieving pain control in the geriatric population.
  2. Briefly review the literature for managing pain in older adults.
  3. Using a case-based approach, discuss practical strategies for successful pain management in older adults.
1.2 Contact Hours
1.2 Pharmacology Hours
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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020 | All Modules
On-Demand Program

Course Description

This On-Demand lecture series is designed as an adult and geriatric pharmacology update at the advanced practice level. Sessions focus on current recommendations and controversies regarding drug therapy for common adult and geriatric health issues and include appropriate pharmacotherapeutic principles and recommendations for patient and family education. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion and case analysis.

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, participants will be better able to:

  1. Evaluate newly approved medications and their role in therapy for older adults.
  2. Counsel patients on current evidence regarding smoking cessation medications.
  3. How to perform an in-depth clinical evaluation of insomnia and select most the appropriate drug therapy with understanding of mechanism and side effects.
  4. Identify three commonly used medications and their indications and side effects in palliative care.
  5. Appropriately use non-statin cholesterol lowering medications and identify the role of triglycerides in cardiovascular risk.
  6. Identify first line antiviral therapies for patients with hepatitis C previously untreated with/without cirrhosis.

Featured Topics

To register for just one or a few modules, click on the topic:

  1. What’s New in Geriatrics: An Update on Medications – Carol Crawford

  2. Kicking Butts: Smoking Cessation Update – Matthew Perez
  3. Pharmacologic Management of Insomnia – Ken He
  4. Update on Medications in Palliative Care – Darrell Owens
  5. Pharmacologic Management of Difficult Lipid Cases – Savitha Subramanian
  6. Hepatitis C: A New Era of Treatment in the Geriatric Population – Paula Cox-North

Speakers

  • Paula Cox-North, PhD, ARNP, Nurse Practitioner, The Liver Clinic, Harborview Medical Center; Senior Lecturer, UW School of Nursing
  • Carol Crawford, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, Clinical Pharmacist – Senior Care, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
  • Ken He, MD, PharmD, Staff Physician, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle; Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, UW
  • Darrell Owens, DNP, ANP, GNP, ACHPN, Section Head Palliative and Supportive Care, UW Medical Center – Northwest; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Nursing, UW
  • Matt Perez, MD, Family Physician/Site Medical Director, Neighborcare Health, Seattle
  • Savita Subramanian, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Medicine/Metabolism and Endocrinology, UW; Medical Director, Lipid Clinic at South Lake Union
6.9 Contact Hours
6.9 Pharmacology Hours
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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020 | An Update on Medications
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020
What’s New in Geriatrics: An Update on Medications
On-Demand Program

Speaker

Carol Crawford, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Pharmacist – Senior Care, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Evaluate newly approved medications and their role in therapy for older adults.
  2. Evaluate new dosing safety updates, including new doses and indications for older medications used in
    the care of older adults.
  3. Review current guidelines for disease states associated with the medications discussed today.
1.2 Contact Hours
1.2 Pharmacology Hours
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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020 | Hepatitis C
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020
Hepatitis C: A New Era of Treatment in the Geriatric Population
On-Demand Program

Speaker

Paula Cox-North, PhD, ARNP  
Nurse Practitioner, The Liver Clinic, Harborview Medical Center; Senior Lecturer, UW School of Nursing

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Identify first line antiviral therapies for patients with hepatitis C previously untreated with/without cirrhosis.
  2. Identify treatment options for those with hepatitis C that have previously failed treatment with and without cirrhosis.
  3. Know the basic understanding of hepatitis C treatment regimens for unique populations
1 Contact Hours
1 Pharmacology Hours
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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020 | Pharmacologic Management of Difficult Lipid Cases
Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2020
Pharmacologic Management of Difficult Lipid Cases
On-Demand Program

Speaker

Savita Subramanian, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Medicine/Metabolism and Endocrinology, UW; Medical Director, Lipid Clinic at South Lake Union

Target Audience

Advanced practice nurse practitioners, especially adult, geriatric and family nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Identify and treat individuals with high cardiovascular risk.
  2. Understand how to appropriately use non-statin cholesterol lowering medications.
  3. Identify the role of triglycerides in cardiovascular risk.
1.2 Contact Hours
1.2 Pharmacology Hours