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Pharmacology Update for Health Care Providers

Friday, September 27, 2019
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University Center, University of Southern Indiana

This one day program focuses on updating clinical pharmacology knowledge. Appropriate for pharmacists, physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and advance practice nurses in clinic and acute care settings, sessions will provide participants an opportunity to review new therapies for the treatment of common chronic diseases, discuss opioid prescribing, review updated clinical guidelines and review the pharmacotherapeutics and clinical use of select drugs used in primary care.  


Vanessa Pomarico-Denino, EdD, FNP-BC, FAANP is certified as a family nurse practitioner and earned a doctorate in Nursing Education from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT.  She practices at Northeast Medical Group (NEMG), specializing in Internal Medicine with a special interest in women's health and transgender healthcare.  An author, lecturer, educator, and volunteer, Dr. Pomarico-Denino presents nationally. Dr. Pomarico-Denino is the recipient of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Nurse Practitioner Excellence award and was inducted as a Fellow in AANP. She is a recipient of the Nightingale Excellence in nursing award. Dr. Pomarico-Denino is the co-author of two nursing pathophysiology textbooks and a contributing author in "Focus on Adult Health Nursing".  She has served as the Co-Chair of Health Policy and is a Past President of the Connecticut Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Society (CTAPRNS).

 Don Teater, MD, MPH, is a family physician who has practiced medicine for the past 30 years. Since 2013 he has focused mostly on the treatment of pain and addiction. From 2013 to mid-2016, he worked as the Medical Advisor at the National Safety Council addressing the national epidemic of opioid abuse, addiction, and overdose. Dr. Teater was lead facilitator for the expert panel during the development of the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. He continues to work as a consultant with the CDC and other federal and state organizations. He also educates prescribers nationally on the appropriate treatment of pain and opioid use disorder. Don continues to see patients one day a week treating the disease of addiction via telemedicine from his new home in Denver, CO to his patients in North Carolina.


All handouts will be available only electronically and will be made available two days before the conference.

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