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    • One 5-item quiz
    • Three quiz attempts

Barkley & Associates, Inc. is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider Number 080518.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15436, for the specified number of contact hours.

All NP state regulatory agencies (i.e., State Boards of Nursing) and national certifying bodies (e.g., ANCC, AANP, AACN, PNCB, and NCC)
recognize and accept AANP CE credit for recertification! 

Advanced Pharmacology is an ever-changing field. Standard safety precautions must be followed, but as new research and clinical experience broaden our knowledge, changes in treatment and drug therapy may become necessary or appropriate. Readers are advised to check the most current product information provided by the manufacturer of each drug to be administered to verify the recommended dose, the method and duration of administration and contraindications. It is the responsibility of the licensed prescriber, relying on expertise and knowledge of the patient, to determine dosages and the best treatment for each individual patient. Neither Barkley & Associates nor any contributing authors assume any responsibility for any injury and/or damage to persons or property arising from this publication.

AGACNP Continuing Education Offerings
A Stroke of Bad Luck
A Stroke of Bad Luck

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Price: $19.95

A Stroke of Bad Luck
A Stroke of Bad Luck

After completing this course, NPs will be able to describe the anatomy and pathology of stroke syndromes and distinguish the different stroke syndromes. This lecture also includes a discussion of the latest scientific guidelines from the American Stroke Association and the American Heart Association.

Included in this talk is information on recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke, risk factors for stroke, stroke treatment, stroke mimics, types of strokes, use of tPA, secondary stroke prevention, Imaging, and wake up strokes

1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .5 hours of pharmacology)


Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
Post-Intensive Care Syndrome

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Price: $19.95

Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
Post-Intensive Care Syndrome

In this lecture, participants will learn how to define the characteristics of post-intensive care syndrome (PICS) and identify strategies to prevent the syndrome. A nurse-driven strategy to implement in the post-ICU period to minimize the risk of PICS is also discussed.

Included in this talk is information on components of PICS, impact of family members and significant others in preventing PICS, managing delirium, mobility in the ICU, ICU diaries, care after discharge, and pPost-ICU support group.

1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .75 hours of pharmacology)

Toxicology Pearls in Emergency & Critical Care
Toxicology Pearls in Emergency & Critical Care

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Price: $19.95

Toxicology Pearls in Emergency & Critical Care
Toxicology Pearls in Emergency & Critical Care

This course includes a discussion of which ingestions can be managed with naloxone. The pharmacological properties of glucagon are also elaborated upon. At the conclusion of the course, NPs will be able to formulate a plan of care for cardiotoxic patients utilizing high-dose insulin and/or emulsion lipids.

Included in this talk is information on toxidromes, antidotes and reversal agents, common illegal and prescription ingestions and treatments, glucagon, high-dose insulin therapy, IV lipid emulsion therapy, and gap acidosis.

1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .5 hours of pharmacology)

Hematologic Complications in the Acute and Critically Ill
Hematologic Complications in the Acute and Critically Ill

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Price: $19.95

Hematologic Complications in the Acute and Critically Ill
Hematologic Complications in the Acute and Critically Ill

After completing this presentation, NPs will be able to define absolute neutrophil count and list three characteristics of a leukemoid reaction. Anemia of chronic disease is also discussed. NPs will be able to list antimicrobials that commonly depress the bone marrow as well.

Included in this talk is information on hematopoiesis and hemopoiesis, white blood cells, immunology, red blood cells, anemias, platelets, and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .75 hours of pharmacology)


Management of Inpatient Hyperglycemia
Management of Inpatient Hyperglycemia

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Price: $19.95

Management of Inpatient Hyperglycemia
Management of Inpatient Hyperglycemia

Hyperglycemia is a frequent complication in hospitalized patients. In is important for NPs to be able to control a patient’s blood glucose levels because uncontrolled hyperglycemia is associated with longer hospital stays, increased risk of infection, and decreased wound healing.

IIncluded in this talk is information on harms associated with hyperglycemia, appropriate glycemic targets for hospitalized patients with diabetes, current recommendations for the treatment of hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients with diabetes, and medication therapy options for glucose management in the hospitalized patient

1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .75 hours of pharmacology)

Hot Topics in Cardiology
Hot Topics in Cardiology

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Price: $19.95

Hot Topics in Cardiology
Hot Topics in Cardiology

Stay on track with the latest developments in cardiology! This session contains the most current expert advice for the prevention and treatment of hypertension and other serious cardiovascular disorders. From lifestyle modifications to emergent transcatheter aortic valve replacement, this presentation will help bring your skills to the next level in developing strategies to improve patient outcomes. The session includes the latest screening guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and considerations regarding pharmacologic treatment options.

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1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .75 hours of pharmacology)

Staying on Top of Sepsis
Staying on Top of Sepsis

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Price: $19.95

Staying on Top of Sepsis
Staying on Top of Sepsis

The mortality rate for severe sepsis is higher than that for stroke and acute MI. From 2010 to 2016, there were more than 2.5 million cases of sepsis, with each case costing an average of $18,000. NPs can improve their clinical practice with improved management of patients with sepsis.

Included in this talk is information on epidemiology and costs of sepsis in the United States, systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), definitions of sepsis, clusters/subtypes of sepsis, screening tools, risk factors, elevated lactate, antibiotic mgt, drug resistance, nonantibiotic therapies, controversial therapies, and documentation.

1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .75 hours of pharmacology)


Parenteral & Enteral Support
Parenteral & Enteral Support

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Price: $19.95

Parenteral & Enteral Support
Parenteral & Enteral Support

After completing this course, NPs should be able to describe the key elements of a basic nutrition assessment related to enteral and parenteral nutrition. The course will discuss important monitoring parameters for key enteral formulas, parenteral nutrition substrates, and additives. The acute stress response period and how it affects nutritional needs is also discussed.

Included in this talk is information on malnutrition and the need for nutrition support in acute care, nutrition assessment, nutritional basics, enteral nutrition indications, parenteral nutrition indications, stress response, and disease states.

1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .75 hours of pharmacology)

Hypertension
Hypertension

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Price: $19.95

Hypertension
Hypertension

Hypertension is the most frequently encountered medical condition. Although there is no cure for hypertension, medications can be used to manage the condition, thus reducing the risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events. In this session, NPs will learn the appropriate blood pressure targets for patients with hypertension and be able to form a treatment plan for hypertension and hypertensive emergencies.

Included in this talk is information on Physiological regulation of blood pressure hypertension classification, goal BP, nonpharmacologic management, pharmacologic management, special patient populations, and many more!

1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .75 hours of pharmacology)

12-Lead EKGs: From I’m Never Quite Sure to I’ve Got It!
12-Lead EKGs: From I’m Never Quite Sure to I’ve Got It!

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Price: $49.95

12-Lead EKGs: From I’m Never Quite Sure to I’ve Got It!
12-Lead EKGs: From I’m Never Quite Sure to I’ve Got It!


Regardless of one’s background in 12 Lead ECG interpretation, this presentation targets all NPs to increase confidence and proficiency in clinical practice. This session begins by reviewing the foundational principles of 12 Lead ECGs and then builds on these to guide the participant in expanding their expertise for identifying a variety of 12 Lead ECG patterns including inferior, septal, anterior, lateral and posterior infarctions.

4.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .5 hours of pharmacology, and 4.5 hours of emergency care procedural skills)


Top Drugs in Acute Care
Top Drugs in Acute Care

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Price: $29.95

Top Drugs in Acute Care
Top Drugs in Acute Care


This presentation begins with the most common reasons for a patient to present in the acute care, urgent care and emergent settings, followed by an in-depth discussion of hot pharmacologic topics. Newer therapies to treat an array of acute conditions of the respiratory, cardiovascular, and endocrine systems are covered. Updates for pain management and conscious sedation are compared...

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3 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 3 hours of pharmacology)

Pain Management
Pain Management

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Price: $19.95

Pain Management
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.

Included in this session is information on:

Pain Management Discussion, Ocular Pharmacology, Dermatology Pharmacology, Drugs for Headaches, Herbal Preparations.

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1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)

Comprehensive Cardiovascular Pharmacology
Comprehensive Cardiovascular Pharmacology

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Price: $39.95

Comprehensive Cardiovascular Pharmacology
Comprehensive Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Pharmacologic management of cardiovascular concerns is an intricate, evolving science that can stump even the most experienced NPs. The first of our two-part Comprehensive Cardiovascular Pharmacology series breaks down this complex field with a detailed review of the characteristics and pharmacologic treatment of hyperlipidemia and manifestations of coronary heart disease. Pharmacologic therapy for venous thromboembolism is also discussed in depth.

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4 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 4 hours of pharmacology)


Antibiotics Update
Antibiotics Update

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Price: $29.95

Antibiotics Update
Antibiotics Update


In this update, the participant will learn about the basics of antibiotics with respect to mechanism of action, spectrum of activity, and use. Further, side effects, allergy and special considerations of each antibiotic class will be discussed. Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance will be considered, and treatment strategies for resistant organisms in the hospital and community....

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

Top Gerontological Drugs
Top Gerontological Drugs

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Price: $29.95

Top Gerontological Drugs
Top Gerontological Drugs


This presentation examines the physiologic changes that make the elderly vulnerable to adverse drug outcomes, as well the drugs most likely to cause such problems. Drugs on the Beers list that are most associated with a high risk of adverse effects are also reviewed. Over-the-counter and herbal preparations that are known to interact with prescription medications and pose a risk for…

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

Challenging Cases in Trauma
Challenging Cases in Trauma

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Price: $29.95

Challenging Cases in Trauma
Challenging Cases in Trauma

Trauma cases are a challenge for even the most experienced NPs to approach. This CE offering provides you with the skills and confidence you need to handle catastrophic injuries safely and effectively. The presentation begins with a review of the tenets of advanced trauma life support, then guides you through the best practices for assessing and managing cases of cerebrovascular and solid organ injury, as well as retained hemothorax. The content is supported by engaging graphics and case studies, which ensure that you will retain this valuable information.

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2.25 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .5 hours of pharmacology, and 2.25 hours of emergency care procedural skills)

Diagnostic Testing in Acute Care
Diagnostic Testing in Acute Care

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Price: $29.95

Diagnostic Testing in Acute Care
Diagnostic Testing in Acute Care

When so many diagnostic imaging options are available to nurse practitioners, it can be confusing to know which are the most appropriate for use in a time-sensitive acute care situation. This CE offering will empower you to prioritize your patients’ needs and choose the most efficient diagnostic technology for each case.

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1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .5 hours of pharmacology)

Drug Information Resources & Literature Retrieval
Drug Information Resources & Literature Retrieval

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Price: $29.95

Drug Information Resources & Literature Retrieval
Drug Information Resources & Literature Retrieval

Critical evaluation of drug resource literature is crucial to providing appropriate care. This informative session will enable you to confidently navigate reliable resources for practitioners and prescribe the most appropriate agents for various and diverse patient conditions. Following an overview of the best sources, you will learn how to conduct an effective literature search and ask the most appropriate questions to determine the validity of the drug information you find.

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1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .5 hours of pharmacology)

Hot Neuro Diagnoses in Acute Care Practice
Hot Neuro Diagnoses in Acute Care Practice

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Price: $29.95

Hot Neuro Diagnoses in Acute Care Practice
Hot Neuro Diagnoses in Acute Care Practice

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability in the United States. This session will begin with a review of mechanism of injury, initial stabilization, and concussion evaluation and management. Whether TBI is uncovered on the athletic field or the critical care unit, participants will leave with practical knowledge to maximize prompt identification with appropriate intervention to minimize secondary brain injury and long term sequelae.

1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .5 hours of pharmacology)

Maximizing Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care
Maximizing Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care

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Price: $29.95

Maximizing Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care
Maximizing Reimbursement for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care

NPs actively bill for their services and have thus gained the attention of regulatory bodies and insurance companies. It is important that NPs are diligent in keeping abreast of regulations developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to ensure that his/her billing practices are compliant with regulations. This presentation provides an overview of the appropriate criteria for "incident to", shared, critical care, transitional care codes, and prolonged care codes in addition to Medicare's new Quality Payment Program.

1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .75 hours of pharmacology)


Mechanical Ventilation Boot Camp
Mechanical Ventilation Boot Camp

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Price: $49.95

Mechanical Ventilation Boot Camp
Mechanical Ventilation Boot Camp

Designed for both intensivists and non-intensivists, this boot camp will provide practitioners the ability to understand the “how, why, and what else” of mechanical ventilation.

Select patients, such as those with underlying obstructive or restrictive lung disease, complicate ventilator regulation. Identification and management of various mechanical ventilation clinical challenges such as these will be covered to enhance the practitioner’s decision-making ability in ventilator management.

4.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology, and 4.5 hours of emergency care procedural skills)

My Patient has Heart Failure?
My Patient has Heart Failure?

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Price: $29.95

My Patient has Heart Failure?
My Patient has Heart Failure?

This session will present the pathophysiology of heart failure focusing on heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) in comparison to heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). The differences in presenting signs and symptoms of HFrEF and HFpEF, as well as the differences in current guidelines for treatment. Specific aspects related to important signs, symptoms, and diagnostic studies will be emphasized, as well the latest ACC/AHA/HFSA guidelines and implications for the NP who is managing these patients in hospital and outpatient settings.

1.75 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .5 hours of pharmacology)

The Power of Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care
The Power of Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care

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Price: $29.95

The Power of Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care
The Power of Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care

Over the last 27 years Nurse Practitioners have created a unique and growing role in the care of patients with acute, critical and complex chronic illnesses. It is an environment which demands more than mere clinical expertise. How do we transform our practice from one that addresses the needs of individual patients, to a one that influences the care systems and patient populations we serve? Imagine what it would be like if the 34,000 nurse practitioners who are certified in or work with acutely and critically ill patients became more powerful practitioners.

1.75 contact hours, which includes .5 hours of pharmacology

Radiology Review: From Novice to Expert
Radiology Review: From Novice to Expert

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Price: $49.95

Radiology Review: From Novice to Expert
Radiology Review: From Novice to Expert

Most NPs have a basic understanding of x-ray interpretation, but many question the “why and how” of radiology, especially with more complicated patient films. This two-part session takes the participant from a basic understanding of the shades of black and white on an x-ray film to the ability to identify pneumonia, CHF, cardiomegaly, bowel obstruction, spine injuries, Salter Harris fractures, and much more. Within 2 ½ hours, it’s from novice to expert with radiology in acute care!

4 contact hours of continuing education (which includes .75 hours of pharmacology, and 4 hours of emergency care procedural skills)




Drugs for Bacterial Infections
Drugs for Bacterial Infections

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Price: $29.95

Drugs for Bacterial Infections
Drugs for Bacterial Infections

Antibacterial agents are powerful tools, and it is important to use them with precision. This advanced session provides an in-depth discussion of the most appropriate drugs to prescribe for bacterial infections, allowing you to confidently navigate this complex area of pharmacology. The talk begins with a discussion of bacterial pathogenicity and virulence, and the science behind anti-infectious agents is reviewed. Next, the session delves into detailed discussion of specific antibiotic drugs.

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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)


Drugs for Fungal Infections
Drugs for Fungal Infections

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Price: $19.95

Drugs for Fungal Infections
Drugs for Fungal Infections

In the case of an uncomfortable, unsightly, or dangerous fungal infection, you and your patient both want the most efficient treatment—but which agent should you choose? This advanced pharmacology session will equip you with the knowledge that you need to make the most appropriate treatment decision. After a review of the science behind fungus propagation, this presentation goes into an in-depth discussion of the modes of action and side effects of current antifungal drugs.

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1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)

Drugs for Inflammation
Drugs for Inflammation

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Price: $19.95

Drugs for Inflammation
Drugs for Inflammation

With powerful pain-relieving properties and convenient access for patients, anti-inflammatory agents are some of the most frequently used drugs in the United States. Still, it is important that you use caution and discernment when prescribing these drugs or advising your patients on the best over-the-counter agent for their needs. This advanced pharmacology session provides a review of the science behind acute inflammation before engaging in detailed discussion of the modalities of commonly used anti-inflammatory agents. A portion of the presentation is also dedicated to the risks associated with common anti-inflammatory drugs, which can range from tinnitus to ulcers and drug fever.

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1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)


Drugs for Viral Diseases
Drugs for Viral Diseases

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Price: $19.95

Drugs for Viral Diseases
Drugs for Viral Diseases

To stay one step ahead of mutations and resistance, NPs need to keep current with antiviral medications. This CE offering will fortify your pharmacology skills by giving you the latest information on antiviral and antiretroviral drugs. The session includes expert advice on choosing long-term regimens for the care of HIV, as well as which regimens should be avoided. The best practices for treating more acute viral conditions such as influenza and cytomegalovirus are discussed. The presentation also contains plans for the care of various strains of hepatitis.

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1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.5 hours of pharmacology)


Endocrine Pharmacology Part(1)
Endocrine Pharmacology Part(1)

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Price: $19.95

Endocrine Pharmacology Part(1)
Endocrine Pharmacology Part(1)

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest endocrine drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Hypothalamus and Pituitary: Physiology, Hormones, Clinical Uses of Hypothalamic Hormones, Anterior Pituitary Agents, Posterior Pituitary Agents, Thyroid Physiology, Values for Thyroid Function Tests, Thyroid Agents, Anti-Thyroid...

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1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.5 hours of pharmacology)

Endocrine Part(2): Reproductive Pharmacology
Endocrine Part(2): Reproductive Pharmacology

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Price: $19.95

Endocrine Part(2): Reproductive Pharmacology
Endocrine Part(2): Reproductive Pharmacology

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest endocrine and reproductive drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Hypothalamic and Pituitary Regulation, Ovarian Control of Female Reproductive Functionm, Oral Contraceptives: Types of Estrogen-Progestin Formulations...

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1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.5 hours of pharmacology)

Exploring the Top 20 Drugs
Exploring the Top 20 Drugs

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Price: $29.95

Exploring the Top 20 Drugs
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...

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)


Infectious Diseases Update
Infectious Diseases Update

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Price: $29.95

Infectious Diseases Update
Infectious Diseases Update


This presentation provides the most up-to-date information to help the nurse practitioner update knowledge in emerging and reemerging infectious diseases. Relevant pharmacotherapeutic options and controversies in the management of infectious diseases are explored. In addition, vaccinations guidelines in adults and healthcare-associated disease concerns are covered.

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing
Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing

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Price: $29.95

Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing
Implications of Controlled Substance Prescribing


Safe prescribing of controlled substances mandates that the Advanced Nurse Practitioner is aware of State and Federal laws regulating this process. In this presentation, rules for prescribing each of the controlled substances will be discussed. Methods to decrease drug diversion including risk evaluation mitigation strategies, prescription drug monitoring programs, and dear prescriber letters will also be illustrated.


2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely
Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely

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Price: $29.95

Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely
Prescribing Controlled Substances Safely


Controlled substances encompass a wide variety of medications from pain relievers to diet medications. An understanding of these drugs will help the Advanced Nurse Practitioner more safely treat patients in both the hospital and outpatient settings. In this presentation, controlled substances and their schedules will be described.


2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)


Renal Agents
Renal Agents

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Price: $19.95

Renal Agents
Renal Agents


In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest renal drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Anatomy and Physiology Review: Kidneys and the Nephron, Renal Absorption, Secretion, and Failure, Management of Renal Disease: Diuretics, Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors, Loop Diuretics...

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1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)

Respiratory Pharmacology
Respiratory Pharmacology

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Price: $19.95

Respiratory Pharmacology
Respiratory Pharmacology


In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest respiratory drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Allergic Rhinitis, H1-receptor Antagonists/Antihistamines, Nasal Decongestants, Intranasal Glucocorticoids...

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1.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 1.5 hours of pharmacology)

Ethnopharmacology
Ethnopharmacology

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Price: $29.95

Ethnopharmacology
Ethnopharmacology


This presentation guides the nurse practitioner through differentiating conceptually between race, ethnicity, and culture in relation to ethnopharmacology. Pharmacogenetics and the impact that culture, genetics, biophysiology, and psychosocial factors have on metabolism are explored. A discussion of common inhibitors and inducers of drug metabolism are…

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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)


Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan
Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan

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Price: $29.95

Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan
Clinical Aspects of Drugs of Abuse Across the Lifespan

The profile of drug abuse in the United States is ever-changing. In this presentation, the participant will learn about the latest trends in drugs of abuse including illicit drugs, alcohol, prescription drugs and designer drugs. Both stimulant and sedative drugs are addressed with respect to effects on the body, outcomes of long-and short-term abuse, geographic trends, and differences across the lifespan…

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

PNS-CNS and Psychopharmacology
PNS-CNS and Psychopharmacology

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Price: $29.95

PNS-CNS and Psychopharmacology
PNS-CNS and Psychopharmacology

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest drugs affecting the peripheral and central nervous system as well as the latest psychopharmacological drugs.

Included in this session is information on:

Nervous System: Overview, Autonomic Nervous System, Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Physiology Review...
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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

Advanced Introductory Principles
Advanced Introductory Principles

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Price: $29.95

Advanced Introductory Principles
Advanced Introductory Principles

In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on advanced principles of pharmacology.

Included in this session is information on:

Drug Information Resources, History of Drug Regulation, Stages of Drug Development and Approval, Drug Names, Federal Drug Classification, and Schedules, Prescription Writing, Phases of Drug Action, Pharmacokinetics: Absorption…
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2.5 Contact Hours of Pharmacology


Alternative Therapies
Alternative Therapies

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Price: $19.95

Alternative Therapies
Alternative Therapies


In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on alternative therapy options of pharmacology.

Included in this session is information on:

Dietary Supplements, Safety, Vitamins, Herbal Remedies, Evidence-Based Resources.


1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)

Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
Gastrointestinal Pharmacology

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Price: $29.95

Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
Gastrointestinal Pharmacology


In this session, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists are updated on the latest gastrointestinal drugs as well as their therapeutic uses and side effects.

Included in this session is information on:

Drugs for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD): Nonpharmacologics, Antacids, Antacid+Alginic Acid, Histamine2-Receptor Antagonists...
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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation
Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation

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Price: $19.95

Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation
Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation

This presentation provides the most up-to-date information to help the nurse practitioner update knowledge in Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation

Included in this session is information on:

Information to help the nurse practitioner update knowledge in Medical Errors & Medication Reconciliation.



1 contact hour of continuing education (which includes 1 hour of pharmacology)


Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics

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Price: $29.95

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacogenomics

The process of pharmacokinetics describes how the body interacts with drugs, including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion. All of these play a major role in drug selection and outcomes.

Included in this session is information on:

The four aspects of pharmacokinetics including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion...

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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

What’s Hot and What’s to Watch
What’s Hot and What’s to Watch

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Price: $29.95

What’s Hot and What’s to Watch
What’s Hot and What’s to Watch

In this session, the nurse practitioner will learn about new drugs recently introduced to the market for a variety of indications including pain, infection, hypertension, endocrine diseases, and others. Tips for how to best monitor the market for drug updates are included in this content. Additionally, drugs on the FDA watch list, or those recently removed from the market are discussed. Drugs…

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)

Updates in Pain Management
Updates in Pain Management

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Price: $29.95

Updates in Pain Management
Updates in Pain Management


The complexity of pain management, which often includes the cause of pain, in addition to the patient’s age, gender, and other factors requires the advanced practice nurse to consider the best options when selecting the right medications. This multifactorial process must account for all of these aspects to determine the best plan of action for managing pain.

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2.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2.5 hours of pharmacology)


Prescribing Errors and Polypharmacy
Prescribing Errors and Polypharmacy

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Price: $29.95

Prescribing Errors and Polypharmacy
Prescribing Errors and Polypharmacy

This presentation examines common prescribing errors and polypharmacy. Common reasons for prescribing mistakes are evaluated, along with the roles of the nurse, prescriber, and pharmaceutical company.

Included in this session is information on:

Evaluating prescribing mistakes and the roles of nurse, prescriber and pharmaceutical company.

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2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)

Introduction to Prescribing Controlled Substances
Introduction to Prescribing Controlled Substances

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Price: $29.95

Introduction to Prescribing Controlled Substances
Introduction to Prescribing Controlled Substances


An understanding of controlled substances is key to safe prescribing for the Advanced Nurse Practitioner. In this presentation, the Advanced Nurse Practitioner will learn about State and Federal laws that apply to the authority relating to prescribing controlled substances. In particular, ethical and fiscal considerations of prescribing will be considered. It is important for the ANP to understand the indications and contraindications for controlled substances—particularly schedule 2 drugs.


2 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 2 hours of pharmacology)