USI's College of Nursing and Health Professions provides accredited professional development opportunities for health professionals through continuing education conferences and workshops. The College is dedicated to providing quality programming to assist the busy health professional in enhancing knowledge, skills, and professional competencies.
13th ANNUAL PHARMACOLOGY UPDATE FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES
This one day program focuses on updating clinical pharmacology knowledge. Appropriate for advance practice nurses in clinic and acute care settings, sessions will provide participants an opportunity to review new therapies entering the market during the past year, including a review of the pharmacology and clinical use of select new drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from October 2015 to September 2016. Additionally, a review of the updated clinical guidelines for treatment of common chronic diseases will be provided. Trish Rippito-Freeman, PhD, RPh clinical associate professor and director of Professional Practice Programs at the University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy will present the conference. All contact hours apply for pharmacology continuing education requirements for the renewal of the advanced practice nurse prescriptive authority license in Indiana.
Date & Time: Friday, September 30, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: University Center, Carter Hall
Registration Fee: $105, $15 for undergraduate students, and $50 for graduate students until September 11; thereafter $125, $35 for undergraduate students, and $70 for graduate students
Contact Hours: 6.25 for nurses
Course Number: HPR809