Minnesota APRN Coalition

Spring Pharmacology Virtual Update - Live Streaming


Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 8:00am CT - 5:00pm CT

Pharmacology CE



Updates on 7 current pharmacological topics for APRNs

Credits Offered

This event offers 7.5 CE credits to attendees (7.0 Pharmacology credits) .
Accredited by This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 7.5 contact hours of accredited education..

Additional Information

The Minnesota APRN Coalition is pleased to invite you to attend our

Spring Pharmacology Review.

This virtual streaming 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 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 program has been designed to meet the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) requirements for pharm credit, which is accepted by most APRN certifying bodies, including the American College of Midwives. The application is pending.

Participants will earn 7 pharm CE and 0.5 non-pharm CE

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a LIVE event, and attendees must attend on conference day. Sessions will not be recorded.  

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. 

Registration Refund and Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy - The registration fee, less a $50 dollar administrative charge, is refundable only if the cancellation request is received 5 business days in advance of the conference date. The last day to request cancellation is April 5th.

Requests for cancellation must be requested in writing via email at admin@mnaprnc.org

Event Agenda

Spring Pharmacology Virtual Update - Live Streaming

Event Agenda

Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 8:00am CT - 5:00pm CT

All times listed in Central Time (US & Canada).
Download event agenda (PDF)

Saturday, April 10, 2021

  • 8:00am - 8:30am

    Welcome, Coalition Update

    Brian K. Goodroad, DNP, APRN, CNP, FAANP President
    0.5 CE Credits

  • 8:30am - 9:30am

    HIV and Living Well

    Brian K. Goodroad, DNP, APRN, CNP, FAANP
    1.0 CE Credit

    Do you provide primary care or see people with HIV in your practice and you are not an HIV specialist? This session reviews important care issues for folks living with HIV for the non-HIV specialist, primary care provider.

  • 9:40am - 10:40am

    Asthma Medications: New (and not so new) Therapies for Patients with Asthma

    Mary Ann Elder, RN, MS, FNP-C, AE-C
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 10:50am - 11:50am

    Facts about Cannabis

    Ann M. Phillbrick, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 11:50am - 12:20pm

    Lunch Break

    Get up! Stretch! Have some lunch!

  • 12:20pm - 1:20pm

    COVID: Medications to Treat and Prevent

    Heather Blue, Pharm.D. BCPS
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm

    Contraceptive Updates & Overcoming Challenges

    Stephanie Delkoski, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC and Melissa Saftner, PhD, APRN, CNM, FACNM
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 2:40pm - 3:40pm

    Medication management of Systolic vs Diastolic Heart Failure

    Lisa Carney Anderson, Ph.D
    1.0 CE Credit

  • 3:50pm - 4:50pm

    It's Not Just a Shot in the Dark: 2021 Vaccine Update

    Lisa Lynch Jones, MSN, APRN, CNP
    1.0 CE Credit

    This presentation covers ACIP recommended vaccines as well as a COVID-19 vaccine update. Participants will learn about common travel vaccines for prevention as well.

  • 4:50pm - 5:00pm

    Wrap up, How to claim credit


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