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Minnesota APRN Coalition

APRN Summit and Pharmacology Review

Wilder Center
451 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55104

Friday, April 13, 2018 at 1:00pm CT - Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 5:00pm CT
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Wilder Center
451 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55104

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Topic

Day 1: Practice Drift, Professional Issues, Employer Panel and Legislative Update. Day 2: ALL PHARM. Opioid Prescribing, Cardiac meds, COPD meds, Psych meds, antibiotics and the CYP 450 Enzyme system

CE Credits

This event offers 10.75 contact hours to attendees (7.0 Pharma credits) .
CE accredited by This education activity has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) for up to 10/75 hours for both events. The activity has been submited to the American Association of Nurse Anethetists (AANA) for approval of up to 10.75 contact hours of accredited education..


Additional Information

Calling all CRNAs, CNPs, CNSs, CNMs!  Attend one or both days.  

Friday, April 13th. APRN practice is evolving. Boundaries between roles may not be so clear. Virtual health care has challenging licensure issues.  Several large health systems are sending representatives to participate in a unique employer panel to share information on the status of implementation of full practice authority in their organizations.  The MN APRN Coalition afternoon Practice Summit will cover these developing issues and more during our APRN Practice Summit.

Do you need to meet the pharmacology requirement for certification? Want to hear a good review of pharmacology related to common health issues. The MN APRN Coalition is proud to offer an all-day pharmacology review on Saturday, April 14th.

We are featuring 2 national speakers. Come to network and learn.  


Registration Refund and Cancellation Policy

Conference registrants canceling their registration on or before April 6th, 2018 will receive a refund of the conference registration fee, less a $50 administrative fee. Submit request in writing to admin@mnaprnc.org  

Event Agenda

APRN Summit and Pharmacology Review

Event Agenda

Friday, April 13, 2018 at 1:00pm CT - Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 5:00pm CT

All times listed in Central Time (US & Canada).
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Friday, April 13, 2018

  • 12:30pm - 1:00pm

    Check-in and exhibit time

  • 1:00pm - 2:30pm

    The Many Lanes of APRN Practice

    Maureen Cahill, MSN, RN, APN-CNS, Senior Policy Advisor for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)
    1.5 CE Credits

  • 2:30pm - 3:15pm

    APRN Consensus Model Update

    Julie Sabo PhD, RN, APRN, CNS. APRN Specialist at the Minnesota Board of Nursing
    0.75 CE Credits

    This presentation will define new regulations applicable to a licensed Minnesota APRN and discuss current regulation topics applicable to APRNs in Minnesota.

  • 3:15pm - 3:30pm

    Break/Exhibitor Time

  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Employer Panel

    1.0 CE Credit

    Employer Representatives answer questions regarding the state of APRN practice in their respective organizations

  • 4:30pm - 5:00pm

    Legislative Update

    MN APRN Coalition President Renee Dahring, MS, APRN, CNP and Vice President Brian K. Goodroad, DNP, APRN, CNP
    0.5 CE Credits

    Highlights of the 2018 legislative session and next steps

Saturday, April 14, 2018

  • 8:00am - 8:15am

    Welcome

  • 8:15am - 10:15am

    Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives

    Pamela Davies, MS, ARNP, A/GNP-C, ACHPN, RN-BC
    2.0 CE Credits

    This activity presented by AANP is based on the nationally vetted safe opioid prescribing standards using the FDA REMS blueprint. In addition to a robust presentation on Extended Release/Long Acting (ER/LA) opioids, our faculty will also review the nature of pain and pain management, Immediate Release/Short Acting opioids, components of an opioid trial and long term therapy, the decision to stop treatment and related issues, and the CDC Guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain.

  • 10:15am - 10:45am

    Break/Exhibitor

  • 10:45am - 11:30am

    Practical Management of Hypertension for the Busy Clinician

    Sarah Benak, MSN, APRN, CNP Mayo Clinic
    0.75 CE Credits

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to select an appropriate medication regimen for the initial treatment of essential hypertension.

  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    What does a “LAMA" have to do with COPD?: Review of Pharmacological Therapy for COPD

    Eric Aguirre, MSN, APRN, CNP Mayo Clinic
    0.75 CE Credits

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
    1) Describe the most common pharmacological treatment for COPD and related delivery devices.
    2) List 2 clinical pearls when considering pharmacological treatment for COPD.

  • 12:15pm - 1:00pm

    Lunch/Exhibit

    Lunch provided. Visit exhibitor booths. Network!

  • 1:00pm - 1:45pm

    Psychopharmacology for Non-Psych Prescribers

    Janelle Jones, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC
    0.75 CE Credits

    At the conclusion of the presentations, participants will be able to:
    1) prescribe first-line psychotropics for depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorders.
    2) describe when to continue/discontinue psychotropics and when referral to psychiatry is warranted.

  • 1:45pm - 2:45pm

    CYP 450 Enzyme System

    Ruth Staus, DNP, APRN, CNP Metropolitan State University
    1.0 CE Credit

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
    1) describe basic P450 function.
    2) describe the four pharmacogenomic phenotypes and their application in clinical practice prescribing.

  • 2:45pm - 3:30pm

    Diabetes

    Elizabeth Nelson, MSN, APRN, CNP Mayo Clinic
    0.75 CE Credits

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
    1) describe the latest ADA guidelines updates in the treatment of diabetes.
    2) list three pharmacotherapy considerations important for anti-diabetic medications.
    3) identify different programs utilized to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

  • 3:30pm - 4:00pm

    Break/Exhibits

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Updates in Infectious Diseases: An Ambulatory Care Focus

    George Konstantinides, PharmD, BCPS, AAAHIVP and Aileen Ahiskali, PharmD are pharmacists at Hennepin Healthcare- HCMC.
    1.0 CE Credit

    At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
    1) list 2018 IDSA guideline updates for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection.
    2) describe medication options appropriate for outpatient treatment of community-acquired pneumonia.
    3) describe appropriate treatment options for asymptomatic urinary tract infections and best practice therapies for relevant UTIs.

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