ENP Pharmacology Package

Challenging Cases in Trauma

The focus of this session will be challenging case studies in adult trauma care, specifically highlighting the multidisciplinary care required of the acutely injured. Topics for discussion include management of patients with solid abdominal organ injury, patients with retained hemothorax following blunt chest injury, management of patients with blunt cerebrovascular injury, among others.



Pain Management

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest common drugs in pain management, dermatology and ocular pharmacology as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

  • Pain Management Discussion
  • Ocular Pharmacology
  • Dermatology Pharmacology
  • Drugs for Headaches
  • Herbal Preparations
  • Medication Errors and Risk Reduction
  • Others


Exploring the Top 20 Drugs

This talk explores the current top 20 prescribed drugs by their categories of use for indications ranging from cardiovascular disease, pain, infection, endocrine disorders, and others. Commonly prescribed drugs are discussed with respect to their mechanism, safety, and special populations for use. A brief discussion of the top 20 street and abused drugs is also included, with surprising correlations between the two groups noted.

Included in this talk is information on:

  • Safe use of the most commonly prescribed drugs for adults in the United States today

  • A review of common drugs of abuse mechanism, effects, outcomes for the abuser, and how these may interact with prescription or other medications

  • A national overview of drug use and abuse