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Free Pharmacology Hours for ANPs- Best Practice in Care for Menopausal Patients

Best Practice in Care for the Menopausal Patient: 14 Years after the Women’s Health Initiative– Initial and subsequent findings from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) resulted in confusion regarding the safety and efficacy of menopause hormone therapy (MHT). Additional studies … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners- Improving Outcomes in Heart Failure

Meeting Quality Measures and Improving Outcomes in Heart Failure Patients With Comorbidities: Where Do New Therapies Fit? Describe the interrelationships of pathophysiology in heart failure (HF) and metabolic syndrome. Assess how current HF therapies can be used synergistically in the … Continue reading

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4.0 Free CEUs for Advanced Nurse Practitioners: Preventive Health Care

Preventive Health Care– Screening is an effective method for detecting and preventing acute and chronic diseases. In the United States healthcare tends to be provided after someone has become unwell and medical attention is sought. Poor health habits play a … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for Advanced Practice Nurses: Head Lice- Diagnosis and Treatment

Head Lice: Update on Diagnosis and Treatment– Head lice infestation (also known as pediculosis) is the infection of the head hair and scalp by the head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis. The condition is common in the United States, particularly among … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for ANPs- Heart Failure Management

Heart Failure Management: A 2016 Update List two new drug classes approved in 2015 for the treatment of heart failure List two specific goals for patient education regarding risk and benefit for these new therapies. Identify the indications for the … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for APNs- Optimizing Treatment for HIV-infected Patients

Antiretroviral Therapy: Optimizing Treatment for HIV-infected Patients- With over 25 approved antiretroviral medications available in the U.S., clinicians are faced with multiple excellent options for initial treatment of an HIV-infected patient. Choosing between these options should be guided by specific … Continue reading

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Emerging Insulin Agents- Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners

Emerging Insulin Agents and the Pivotal Role of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Improving Diabetes Outcomes– In the US in 2012, 29.1 million people (9.1% of the population) had diabetes. Some projections estimate that diabetes will affect up to … Continue reading

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4 Free Nursing CEUs- Pharmacology Basics

Pharmacology Basics– This course will describe the basic principles of pharmacology, pharmacokinetic processes including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion, as well as several drug classes and some of the commonly seen drugs within those classes. The participant will be familiar … Continue reading

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ADHD in Adolescents- Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners

Early Morning Functioning Impairments in Children and Adolescents With ADHD– Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in children, which affected approximately 11% of children aged 4 to 17 years of age (6.4 million) in 2011.  ADHD … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for APNs- Treatment Options for Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Emerging Treatment Options for Familial Hypercholesterolemia– Review the underlying genetic mutations and the role of genetic screening for heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) and homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) as it relates to diagnosis and treatment of familial hypercholesterolemia and in response to … Continue reading

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1.25 Free Pharmacology CEUs for ANPs- Stroke Prevention in Patients with A Fib

Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation– This course addresses the the factors contributing to strokes in patients with atrial fibrillation, how to assess for stroke and bleeding risk, the pharmacology of oral anticoagulants, and individualization of treatment. Discuss the … Continue reading

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Free CEUs for Pharmacists- The Expanding Role of Pharmacy in Treating Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Utilizing Patient-Centered Approaches in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH): The Expanding Role of Pharmacists– Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare disease with significant consequences, including serious functional impairment and premature death. If left untreated, PAH is rapidly fatal. Fortunately, over … Continue reading

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Managing Sleep Disturbances in Psych Patients- Free Pharmacology Hours for ANPs

Managing Sleep Disturbances in Psychiatric Patients– Discuss the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders in psychiatric patients. Individualize treatment choices, giving consideration to efficacy, safety, long-term data, and unique patient characteristics. Formulate appropriate treatment regimens considering the emergence of new … Continue reading

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4 Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners- Pharmacology Basics

Pharmacology Basics– This course will describe the basic principles of pharmacology, pharmacokinetic processes including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion, as well as several drug classes and some of the commonly seen drugs within those classes. The participant will be familiar … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners- Stroke Prevention in AF

Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Current Evidence for Tailoring Antithrombotic Therapy– Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice and afflicts more than 3 million people in the United States. AF is an … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for ANPs- Naloxone: Universal Antidote for Opioid OD

Naloxone: The Universal Antidote for Opioid Overdose– Every day, approximately 113 people die from a drug overdose in the United Sates. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 74% of the 22,810 deaths attributed to drug overdoses in 2011 … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for ANPs- Reducing Cardioembolic Risk in A Fib

Optimal Strategies to Reduce Cardioembolic Risk in the Patient with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: A Patient Centered Approach- Identify the factor(s) in the coagulation cascade on which warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban and apixaban exert their respective anticoagulant effects. Identify sources for evidence-based guidelines … Continue reading

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Immunization Updates: Pediatric & Adolescent- Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners

Immunization Updates 2015: Pediatrics & Adolescents– Assess current recommended immunization schedules and guidelines in order to facilitate vaccine coverage in all eligible patients. Evaluate advances in available immunizations for infants, adolescents, and children. Evaluate effective communication techniques for educating parents on … Continue reading

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