Advanced Practice Provider Pharmacology Symposium


Date & Location
Saturday, April 14, 2018, 7:45 AM - 4:45 PM, The Westin, Richmond, VA

Target Audience
Nurse Midwife, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Pharmacist, Physician Assistant

Overview

The symposium is targeted especially to Advanced Practice Providers, such as Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives and Physician Assistants from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Topics include pharmacotherapeutics in caring for patients with CHF, COPD, rheumatic diseases, delirium, sexually transmitted infections and an update on contraceptives, bipolar disorders and ADHD management, and management of clients with substance abuse disorders.




Objectives
  1. Discuss treatment and management of Congestive Heart Failure
  2. Identify new therapies for management of COPD
  3. Discuss current treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis and monitoring parameters for new drug therapies
  4. Describe the pharmacological management of patients with Delirium in the Acute Care Setting
  5. Review the treatment of sexually transmitted infections and discuss new updates in contraceptives
  6. Discuss current treatment regimen for patients with bipolar disorders and ADHD
  7. Describe the updates on drug therapies for patients with breast cancer.

Registration

Registration Information

The registration fee includes speaker handouts, CNE and CME continuing education credit, continental breakfast, break refreshments, and luncheon. Minimum and maximum numbers for attendance at this conference have been established, and we reserve the right to substitute speakers/topics, or cancel if necessary. Register early.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund, minus $15 processing fee for written cancellations postmarked by Saturday, March 24, 2018. No refunds will be given for cancellations postmarked after this date.

Parking

Complementary at the Westin Hotel.

Americans with Disabilities Act

VCU Health System is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. If special accommodation is needed, please contact us at 804. 828.0418. Every attempt will be made to facilitate your participation in this conference.




Accreditation

Nurses 7.0 Contact hours. VCU Health is approved as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.