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Pharmacology Update: Live conference: November 6, 2020 Eagan, MN

This conference will address the MN State Board of Nursing continuing education credits on Opioid and Controlled Substance Prescribing for Health Care Prescribers that is required to be completed by January 1, 2023

November 6, 2020:

Eagan Community Center: Eagan, MN

Outline

8-8:30: Registration and Breakfast

8:30-10:30 Pain Management

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-1:15 Geriatric Pharmacology

Registration Fee: $160.00

This event offers 4.5 CE credits to attendees (4.5 pharmacology credits) Accredited by This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 4.5 contact hours of accredited education

Eagan Community Center: 1501 Central Parkway Eagan MN 55121

Overview:

Pain Management: Explore the best practice management for acute, subacute and chronic pain.  This session will include the topics of, using both non-opioid and opioid pain management.  It will include content on 1. Best practices in prescribing opioids and controlled substances and 2. Non-pharmacological and implantable device alternatives for treatment of pain and ongoing pain. – Faculty: Nancy Nyongesa APRN, DNP

Geriatric Pharmacology: With the aging population in across the world, both with the baby boomers and the extended life expectancy, we are seeing more and more elderly patients in our practice.  This session will address the pharmacokinetics of aging process, screening tools for monitoring and prescribing mediations for the elderly, and identification and management of high-risk medications in the elderly.  This is a must have session for the prescriber. – Faculty: Sharon Momanyi, APRN, CNP