We are proud to present the first session in our NPHF Free CE Series, a result of the new partnership between the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation and Contemporary Forums.

Featured free session from the Contemporary Forums Online 2015 Hot Topics in Primary Care Conference:

Free Session Access

Polypharmacy and Drug-Drug Interactions in the Elderly

CE Credits: 1.5 contact hours
Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority - 1 hour

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the difference in pharmacokinetics in a geriatric population.
  • Discuss drugs causing common side effects.
  • Review considerations for common drug classes.

Speaker: Katherine Ward MD

Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor (Geriatrics)
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Special Discount exclusively for NPHF!

You may also be interested in these other topics from the 2015 Hot Topics in Primary Care conference: Use coupon code NPHF20 at checkout to save 20% off every purchase from our CE Store at ContemporaryForumsOnline.com


Routine GYN Cancer Screening for Women: What's Necessary, What's Not

Speaker: Anita Nelson MD
CE Credit – 1.75 contact hours


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Dermatological Emergencies: Interesting Cases

Speaker: Theodore Rosen MD
CE Credit – 1.5 contact hours
Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority .25


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Contemporary Approaches for Treating Insomnia
Speaker: Nancy Nadolski MSN, MEd, FNP
CE Credit – 1.25 contact hours
Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority .5


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About the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation

The NPHF is a non-profit organization with the mission of improving health status and quality of care through NP innovations in clinical care, research, education, health policy and philanthropy. NPHF’s projects include supporting NP leadership development through scholarship and award programs, developing CE programs, focusing on health disparities and improving healthcare access. The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The NPHF is always interested in volunteers for the variety of projects we conduct. Please feel free to contact us if you’d like to be involved.


For more information about NPHF and additional free online CE opportunities, please visit our website at nphealthcarefoundation.org or contact Pam Jenkins-Wallace, MS, NP, NPHF Program Director at pamjw@nphealthcarefoundation.org.


About Contemporary Forums


At Contemporary Forums, we want to be your choice for continuing education and professional development. Since Contemporary Forums' inception in 1982, more than 300,000 healthcare professionals have attended our national conferences and readily attest to the quality, attention to detail and professional enrichment our programs provide. Our emphasis on offering state-of-the-art clinical information assures you of an optimal continuing education experience. As evidence of the quality of our programs, Contemporary Forums holds joint accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).


CE Conferences:With a wide variety of accredited national conferences to choose from each year, we are confident you will find a subject of interest. Visit ContemporaryForums.com for a complete list of upcoming live conferences.

Live Webcasts: Many of our CE conferences are also available via Live Webcasts. You can attend our conferences from the comfort of your own home, office or anywhere you have an internet connection. Interact with fellow attendees or faculty and earn the same CE credits as onsite attendees.

Online Learning: Our Contemporary Forums Online CE Store contains over 1,000 presentations captured from our national conferences in a convenient and easy to access multimedia format that is available online, anytime.

Whether you reach your continuing education goal via one of our live conferences, live webcasts or our online learning portal, we make it easy to pursue your educational and professional development goals and earn the CE credit you need.