Do you need pharmacology credit to meet the requirement for re-certification?
This event offers
6.5 contact hours
(6.5 Pharmacology credits)
Accredited by This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 6.5 contact hours of accredited education..
This fall we are excited to bring a 1-day Pharmacology Review to Duluth!
This conference is designed to enhance the attendee's ability to prescribe and monitor patients on pharmacologic therapy. Topics such as dosing, interactions, and other pharmacokinetics will be included.
Speakers featured have specific expertise on their topic and presentations will incorporate evidence-based information and updated guidelines. Teaching methods will include lecture, case studies, and discussion.
This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) for approval. AANP credit is accepted by most APRN certifying bodies, including the American College of Midwives.
Handouts for the presentations will be made available for download approximately 1 week prior to the conference. Participants will receive an email with instructions on how to access the handouts.
Cancellation Policy - The registration fee, less a $50 dollar administrative charge, is refundable only if a cancellation request is received 5 business days in advance of the conference date. Contact email@example.com
Accommodations - A small block of rooms has been set aside for conference attendees. The rate for a single or double room is $129.00. Please make your reservation by August 20, 2019. The PAC code for the block is MNAPRN. Hotel phone is: 218-727-8981
Fall Pharmacology Review
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Brian K. Goodroad, DNP, APRN, CNP, FAANP
Update on the activities of the Minnesota APRN Coalition. Breakfast provided
Heather Blue PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
1.5 CE Credits
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Eric Aguirre, APRN, CNP
1.5 CE Credits
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Soup and Sandwich Buffet
Jared Van Hooser, Pharm.D.
1.25 CE Credits
Since 2010, four non–vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) have become commercially available in the United States: dabigatran, rivaroxaban, apixaban, edoxaban. The therapeutic landscape of anticoagulation has been significantly changed by the NOACs. Clinician familiarity with these agents and their individual properties is needed for optimal patient care. This talk will focus on the NOACs, specifically their indication, effectiveness, safety, and convenience.
Brian Goodroad, DNP, APRN, CNP, FAANP
1.0 CE Credit
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Coffee/Tea and Light Snacks
Melissa A. Saftner, Ph.D., APRN, CNM, FACNM Stephanie Delkoski, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC
1.25 CE Credits
This session will synthesize the data on contraception and provide clinical “pearls” you can use immediately in your practice. The speakers will discuss best practices for initiating, maintaining and discontinuing contraception.