Minnesota APRN Coalition

Spring 2022 Pharmacology Webinar - 7 pharm CE

Webinar/Online

Friday, April 15, 2022 at 7:30am CT - 5:00pm CT
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Pharmacology CE

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Topic

Pharmacological topics for APRNs

Credits Offered

This event offers 7.5 CE credits to attendees (7.0 Pharmacology credits) .
Accreditation Info: 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

2022 Spring Pharmacology Webinar

IMPORTANT NOTE: This LIVE VIRTUAL STREAM 

Attendees choosing the virtual option must attend on conference day. Sessions will NOT be recorded.  

Do you need pharmacology CE?  This all- day webinar will feature 6 sessions for a total of 7 Pharm CEs.  

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 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 7.5 contact hours (7.0 pharm)

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.  Virtual attendees will receive an email with instructions on how to log on to the stream. 

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 no later than 5 business days in advance of the conference date. The last day to request cancellation is April 10th.  

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


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 no later than 5 business days in advance of the conference date. The last day to request cancellation is April 10th.  

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

Event Agenda

Spring 2022 Pharmacology Webinar - 7 pharm CE

Event Agenda

Friday, April 15, 2022 at 7:30am CT - 5:00pm CT

All times listed in Central Time (US & Canada).
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Friday, April 15, 2022

  • 7:45am - 8:00am

    Check-In/Log-in

    Log in and check your connection before the conference starts

  • 8:00am - 8:30am

    Welcome and Minnesota APRN Coalition Legislative Update

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

    This session presents an update on the current legislative activities of the Minnesota APRN Coalition.
    Objectives: 1) List two bills the Minnesota APRN Coalition has in the 2022 legislative session, 2) Describe one way to be represented as an APRN in Minnesota health policy activities.

  • 8:30am - 10:00am

    What's new in COVID treatment?

    Heather Blue, PharmD
    1.5 CE Credits

    Update on monoclonal antibodies and oral agents used to treat COVID. Will also cover prophylaxis with vaccine updates and Evusheld antibody.

  • 10:00am - 10:20am

    Break

    20 minute break

  • 10:20am - 11:50am

    Obesity Management: Where Wellness Begins

    Beverly Greenwald, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC
    1.5 CE Credits

    Obesity is a serious medical condition associated with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and other health problems. In spite of national efforts, the obesity epidemic exacerbates, including among children. NPs can assist patients in their weight loss efforts with effective medications and lifestyle support

  • 11:50am - 12:30pm

    Lunch Break

    40 minute lunch break

  • 12:30pm - 1:45pm

    Pharmacotherapy for Tobacco Treatment

    Amanda Meyer, DNP, APRN, CNP
    1.25 CE Credits

    The presentation will focus on first line tobacco treatment options for patients, special population considerations (adolescents, mental health comorbidities, pregnant women), and strategies for combining medications.

  • 1:45pm - 2:00pm

    Break

    15 minute break

  • 2:00pm - 3:15pm

    PrEP for HIV Prevention: An Important Tool to Help End the Epidemic

    Brian Goodroad, DNP, APRN, CNP, FAANP
    1.25 CE Credits

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with either daily oral or long-acting injectable antiretroviral medications is a vital tool in the fight to end the HIV epidemic. Recent treatment guidelines (Dec 2021) are reviewed. Important prescribing considerations are described, recommended testing for drug side-effects, and drug-drug interactions are reviewed.

  • 3:15pm - 3:25pm

    Break

    10 minute break

  • 3:25pm - 4:55pm

    Pharmacological Considerations When Using Medical Cannabis

    Gretchen Moen, DNP, APRN, PNP
    1.5 CE Credits

    This session reviews pharmacological considerations when using the Minnesota Medical Cannabis program including cannabis mechanism of actions, different cannabis products, and important prescribing considerations including drug-drug interactions.

  • 4:55pm - 5:00pm

    Wrap up. Directions for evaluation and post-event Quiz

    Post test, evaluations, how to claim credit

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