8-17-19 Medication Medley! What’s New and Different in the World of Pharmacy?
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Medication Medley! What’s New and Different in the World of Pharmacy? Speaker: Melinda C. Joyce, FAPhA, FACHE......August 17, 2019, Bowling Green, KY KCNPNM Member Rate: $100 NP Guest Rate: $150 August 17, 2019 - Bowling Green, KY 12:30 - 5:00 pm (CST)

When: Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:30 PM
Where: Western Kentucky University, Medical Center; Health Sciences Complex
700 1st Avenue
Bowling Green, Kentucky  42101
United States
Contact: Jamie Keesling

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Medication Medley!  What’s New and Different in the World of Pharmacy?

Speaker: Melinda C. Joyce, FAPhA, FACHE

August 17, 2019 - Bowling Green, KY     12:30 - 5:00 pm (CST)

Western Kentucky University, Medical Center; Health Sciences Complex

700 1st Avenue, Bowling Green, KY    42101


KCNPNM Member Rate: $100            NP Guest Rate: $150



Objectives and Overview

1. Outline the most common types of chronic pain

           20 minutes-Section V

2.  Review current treatment options for chronic pain

           65 minutes-Section VI

3.  Discuss the updated CDC guidelines for appropriate use of opioids

          30 minutes-Section VII

4.  Discuss treatment guidelines or protocols for chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, and COPD.

         75 minutes-Section II

5.  Review the impact of drug-drug interactions on medication choices.

        30 minutes-Section I

6.  Evaluate the role of the Beer’s Criteria in the treatment of chronic disease in elderly patients.

        45 minutes-Section III and IV

               7. Q&A 5 min


Outline and Timeframes

I.    Overview of the Mechanism for Drug Interactions-30 minutes

II.   Treatment of Chronic Disease-75 minutes

a.       Diabetes

b.       Hypertension

c.       COPD

III. Beer’s Criteria-25 minutes

IV.   Treatment of Chronic Disease in the Elderly-20 minutes

V.     Overview of Chronic Pain-20 minutes

VI.   Review of Medication Classes for Chronic Pain Treatment-65 minutes

a.       Opiates

b.       Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents

c.       Other Adjunctive Medications

VII.  CDC Guidelines for Appropriate Use of Opioids-30 minutes


VIII.  Questions-5 minutes


HB1 should be met through Section V, VI, and VII

Total program 270 minutes which equals 5.4 KBN contact hours, of which 5.4* is pharmacology
*Of these hours, 1.5 counts towards the KBN HB1 requirement

This program is targeted at APRNs and there are no prerequisites for attendance


KBN Provider Number 1-0018

Participants must attend the entire session(s) and complete evaluations to receive contact hours.  

Repeated Session on 

September 28, 2019 - Louisville, KY    12:30 - 5:00 pm (EST)

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Event Cancellation: In the event KCNPNM should find it necessary to cancel or postpone an event for any reason then KCNPNM’s liability shall be limited to refund of registration fees paid to KCNPNM.

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