UW School of Nursing

March 22, 2024

Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2023 | All Modules

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Adult/Geriatric Drug Therapy 2023 | 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 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 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 conference, participants will be better able to:

  1. Describing the difference between anabolic vs anti-resorptive treatments.
  2. Summarize the current challenge of antibiotic resistance.
  3. Understand indications and contraindications for anticoagulation drug therapy.
  4. Discuss indications of novel agents.
  5. Describe the signs and symptoms, and diagnostic criteria for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).

Featured Topics

To register for only one or a few courses, click on the topic:

  1. Update on Osteoporosis Treatments  Sue Williams-Judge, MN, ARNP, CCD
  2. The Status of Antibiotics  Alvin Goo, PharmD
  3. Anticoagulation in Older Adults  Michael Lippman, MD, FACP
  4. Novel Agents in Heart Failure  Benjamin Hocutt, MSN, AG-ACNP BC, AACC, HF-Cert
  5. Opioid Use Disorder  Danielle Small, PharmD, BCPP