Featuring 10 new courses provided by NPACE, this package includes courses on diabetes management, vitamin D, osteoporosis, cardiac medication, COPD, and more.Learn more.
This session will allow attendees to be able to discuss aging changes that affect the pharmacological management of common disorders in order adults, describe essential medication safety in geriatric pharmacology and the common medications to avoid in older patients.
This session will cover use of the appropriate assay to determine Vitamin D deficiency, strategies to treat vitamin D deficiency and preventing recurrence. It will also define Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency and the importance of Vitamin D for overall health and welfare.
This session will provide the nurse practitioner with information about causes of osteoporosis, prevention and the role of calcium and vitamin D and management of osteoporosis. Various pharmacological therapies will be discussed including potential risks and complications.
This session will review common acute and chronic cardiac diagnoses, describe the medication management for specific cardiac conditions and utilize evidence based pharmacotherapeutics strategies in clinical practice to improve patient care outcomes.
This session discusses common presenting pulmonary conditions in primary care patients and current recommendations for identifying patients at risk for developing lung cancer, plus covers the contributing value of antibiotic stewardship.
This session will demonstrate competency in evaluation of spirometry in diagnosing COPD in primary care patients, contrast the use of cigarette smoking vs. electronic cigarettes and select key factors contributing to undiagnosed COPD in primary care patients.