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Addressing the Contraception Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults- Free CME for ANPs

Addressing the Contraception Needs of Adolescents and Young Adults– Despite improvements in the safety and tolerability of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs), as well as current guideline recommendations, recent studies suggest that physician attitudes have been slow to change. Physicians’ … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for ANPs- Managing Depression in Primary Care

Improving the Management of Depression in Primary Care: Insights into Diagnosis and Treatment– Major depressive disorder (MDD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in the United States, with an estimated 16% of US adults experiencing MDD at … Continue reading

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Diagnosing and Managing Bipolar Disorder- Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners

The Front-Line in the Diagnosis and Clinical Management of Bipolar Disorder– Bipolar disorder is characterized by the cyclical occurrence of elevated (manic or hypomanic) and depressed mood states. The illness, which includes the bipolar I and bipolar II subtypes, exacts … Continue reading

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Opioid Risk-Reduction Strategies- Free Pharmacology Hours for Advanced Practice Nurses

Tools for Safe Prescribing in Chronic Pain Management– Utilize available screening tools for the effective assessment of patients before initiating opioid therapy. Implement opioid risk-reduction strategies based on a patient’s aberrant behavior. Apply communication strategies to strengthen relationships with patients and … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology for Nurse Practitioners: Managing Cough, Cold & Flu

Cough, Cold and Flu: Best practices for Assessment and Treatment– Explain the epidemiology, etiology and symptoms associated with cough, cold and flu in adults and children. Differentiate and assess the symptoms associated with cough, cold and flu in adults and children. Counsel … Continue reading

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Prescription Rx Abuse- Free Pharmacology for Nurse Practitioners

Prescription Drug Abuse: From Bad to Worse To improve the advanced practice clinician’s awareness of related to prescription drug abuse and steps to take to help reduce the potential for prescription drug abuse 1. Define and identify trends in prescription … Continue reading

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Homeopathic Treatments for URI- Free CEUs for Nurse Practitioners

The Homeopathic Treatment of Upper Respiratory Infections– Recall the role of history and intake along with allopathic treatments in the management of upper respiratory infection following evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Explain the basic principles of homeopathy. Recall the role of single and combination homeopathic … Continue reading

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Lung Cancer- Free Pharmacology Hours for NPs

Practical Challenges in Maintenance Therapy for Non-Smal Cell Lung Cancer: A Nursing Perspective– Late-phase trials of agents targeting novel signaling pathways have produced positive clinical outcomes not seen in melanoma research for decades. Many oncology nurses who care for patients with … Continue reading

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Hyponatremia in High Risk Patients- Free Pharmacology for NPs

Hyponatremia: Etiology and Management in High-Risk Patients– Describe the pathophysiology of water retention in cardiac failure, cirrhosis, and SIADH. Identify critical treatment issues, and issues related to hyponatremia correction rate, and their potential solutions. Differentiate between the available vasopressin receptor … Continue reading

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1 Free Hour of Pharmacology for Nurse Practitioners

Helping patients manage common pregnancy-related skin conditions– Describe the most common types of skin conditions-including etiology and signs and symptoms that are associated with pregnancy. Identify those patients during pregnancy and postpartum who are eligible for selfmanagement versus those who … Continue reading

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Motivational Interviewing:Integration Into Your Practice-Free Contact Hours for NPs

Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: What Is It and Why Use It?  This brief activity will introduce the concept of motivational interviewing (MI) and its value in helping patients who smoke to consider a quit attempt, as well as its … Continue reading

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