HIGHLIGHTS

Centered on the fundamentals and clinical applications of today’s popular medications, pharmacology experts ALAN P. AGINS, PhD and JODY F. AGINS, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC present a comprehensive seven-day course that examines the drugs widely prescribed in primary and specialty healthcare and addresses the issues and concerns that commonly arise with their use in the treatment of adult patients.

In its 24th year, PHARMACOLOGY for ADVANCED PRACTICE CLINICIANS continues to be the go-to pharmacology
course for outpatient health practitioners, especially those applying for and renewing their Prescriptive Authority and Board Certification.

Up to 52.5 hours of pharmacology content presented over 7 days by a noted teaching pharmacologist and experienced clinical faculty.
Presenting both didactic and case-based approaches to meet State requirements for Prescriptive Authority and Board Certification.
San Francisco and Las Vegas sessions include California BRN Schedule II Controlled Substances educational requirements.
Full-day Pediatric Pharmacology Preconference with content developed specifically for treating children in outpatient settings.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Examine in-depth the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of the drugs and select dietary supplements used in the treatment of outpatient primary care conditions.
  • Discuss pharmaceutical options and therapeutic regimens that maximize effectiveness while minimizing adverse reactions through the monitoring of a patient’s physical response.
  • Demonstrate clinical application of concepts through case study discussion.
  • Educate patients with regards to drug therapy.
  • Review the professional and legal aspects that come with prescribing and furnishing medications.

Who Should Attend?

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Nurse-Midwives
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Registered Nurses
  • Nurse Educators
  • Physicians
  • Pharmacists
  • anyone else interested in a comprehensive primary care pharmacology update.