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Spring 2024 Pharmacology LIVE Streaming Conference

Webinar/Online

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 7:45am 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) .
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 the

2024 Spring Pharmacology Webinar

IMPORTANT NOTE: This LIVE VIRTUAL STREAM 

This is a LIVE broadcast event. This program will NOT be available for on-demand viewing after the event is over. Attendees MUST ATTEND on conference day. 

Do you need pharmacology CE?  Don't want to drive to a conference?

This all- day webinar will feature 6 sessions for a total of 7 Pharm CEs.  

Sessions include: 
Welcome and MN APRN Coalition Legislative Update    0.5     CE
Cannabis and the APRN: Surgical Patient Considerations    1.0    Pharm CE
Airing it Out – A Breath of Fresh Air About Asthma    1.0    Pharm CE
Supplements and Herbs in the Management of Cardiometabolic Conditions    1.0    Pharm CE
Cooling the Heat: Pharmacologic Strategies for Managing Symptoms of Menopause    1.25 Pharm CE
GLP-1 Medications and Weight Loss    1.25 Pharm CE
Perinatal Mood Disorder Management    1.5   Pharm CE

This conference is designed to enhance the attendee's ability to prescribe and monitor patients on pharmacologic therapy.  Information on dosing, interactions and other pharmacokinetics will be included.

Speakers have specific expertise on their topic and each presentation 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.  All attendees will receive an email with instructions on how to log on to the stream. 


Registration Refund and Cancellation Policy

The registration fee, less a $15 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 15th.  

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

Event Agenda

Spring 2024 Pharmacology LIVE Streaming Conference

Event Agenda

Friday, April 19, 2024 at 7:45am CT - 5:00pm CT

All times listed in Central Time (US & Canada).
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Friday, April 19, 2024

  • 7:45am - 8:00am

    Check-In/Log-in

    Log on early to test your connection.

  • 8:00am - 8:30am

    Welcome and MN APRN Coalition Legislative Update

    Julie Sabo PhD, RN, APRN, CNS, FCNS
    0.5 CE Credits

    This session will outline the legislative priorities for the MN APRN Coalition and the processes used to achieve the legislative goals. How members can be involved will be discussed.

  • 8:30am - 9:30am

    Cannabis and the APRN: Surgical Patient Considerations

    Leah Gordon DNP, APRN, CRNA Kerry Johnson DNP, APRN, CNP
    1.0 CE Credit

    This presentation will provide an overview on the pharmaceutics and interactions of cannabis in relation to pre, intra, and postoperative care of patients undergoing surgery.

  • 9:35am - 10:35am

    Airing it Out - A Breath of Fresh Air About Asthma

    Jared Hooser, PharmD
    1.0 CE Credit

    Get ready to breathe easy as we dive into the latest changes and updates found in the 2023 Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) Guidelines for children, adolescents, and adults with asthma. We'll be discussing the evidence behind these changes and giving you practical advice for prescribing asthma medications. Let's inhale the knowledge and exhale the confusion!

  • 10:35am - 10:50am

    Break

    15 minute morning break, time to refill your coffee!

  • 10:50am - 11:50am

    Supplements and Herbs in the Management of Cardiometabolic Conditions

    Michelle Ullery DNP, APRN, CNP Jill Oswald, DNP, APRN, FNP
    1.0 CE Credit

    This presentation will focus on evaluating current research on the efficacy of dietary supplements in the management of common cardiometabolic conditions including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. Dietary supplements explored will include vitamins, minerals, probiotics, and herbs. Case studies will be used to apply new knowledge.

  • 11:50am - 12:30pm

    Lunch Break

    Grab some lunch and we will see you back in 40 minutes

  • 12:30pm - 1:45pm

    Cooling the Heat: Pharmacologic Strategies for Managing Symptoms of Menopause

    Stephanie Dalkoski DNP APRN WHNP-BC
    1.25 CE Credits

    This presentation will foster a deeper understanding of pharmacologic therapies for managing symptoms of menopause. Attendees will gain insight into the diverse array of symptoms experienced during the menopause transition, be able to describe the underlying hormonal changes contributing to these symptoms and explore evidence-based pharmacologic therapies for management. The mechanisms of action, clinical efficacy and safety profiles of hormonal and non-hormonal therapies will be compared and key points regarding patient education described. Unique patient cases will be explored to allow for application of knowledge of medications to real-life scenarios.

  • 1:45pm - 2:00pm

    Afternoon Break

    See you back in 15 min

  • 2:00pm - 3:15pm

    GLP-1 Medications & Weight Loss

    Taylor Hill, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES
    1.25 CE Credits

    This session will focus on the use of GLP-1 medication for patients both with and without diabetes. It will review the current diabetes and medical management of weight loss guidelines. The presentation will cover mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, dosing titrations, trial information, and coverage considerations for the GLP-1 medication class.

  • 3:15pm - 3:20pm

    Break

    Quick 5 minute stretch break

  • 3:20pm - 4:50pm

    Perinatal Mood Disorder Management

    Meagan Thompson, DNP, APRN, CNM, PMHNP
    1.5 CE Credits

    This presentation will review the basics of perinatal mood disorders and prescribing for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum people who are seeking treatment.

  • 4:50pm - 5:00pm

    Wrap Up/How to claim CE

    Get the details on how to earn your CE

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