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Flint River Nurse Practitioners Association Pharmacology Conference 2019


Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM

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Early bird discount available until January 31, 2019
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General Admission Feb 18, 2019 $125.00 $0.00
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Student NPs & RNs Feb 18, 2019 $75.00 $0.00

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A Chapter of UAPRN


Pharmacology Conference 2019

 February 23, 2019


ASU West Campus
Darton College of Health Professions


 Target Audience:

Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, & Other Clinical Healthcare Providers


At the end of presentation, the participant will be able to:


1.  Recognize the current state of opioid crisis in the United States
2.  Determine appropriate pain management
3.  Detail opioid reversal agents
4.  Compare and contrast the mechanism of action, monitoring parameters, dosing, and appropriate use of NOACs
5.  Adjust pharmacotherapeutic plans after evaluation of therapy for efficacy, adverse effects, and drug-drug, drug-food, or drug-disease state interactions
6.  Recall the newest recommendations on adult vaccinations
7.  Detail the importance of adult vaccinations
8.  Identify major causes of bacteremia and infective endocarditis
9.  Discuss treatment recommendations for bacteremia and infective endocarditis
10. Define the impact of Advanced Practice Providers on antibiotic prescribing practices
11. Optimize antibiotic therapies in patients reporting antibiotic allergens
12. Appropriately diagnose urinary tract infections (UTIs), skin and soft tissue infections  (SSTIs), and community acquired pneumonia (CAP)
13. Prescribe appropriate antibiotic therapies for patients with UTIs, SSTIs, and CAP
14. Determine evidence-based durations of antibiotic therapy for UTIs, SSTIs, and CAP
15. Detail the prevalence of atrial fibrillation
16. Discuss the pathophysiology and risk for atrial fibrillation
17. Determine available treatment strategies including anticoagulation, rhythm and rate control strategies


07:45AM – 08:20AM      REGISTRATION


08:20AM – 08:30AM      WELCOME

Flint River Nurse Practitioner Association
Cynthia Ragsdale, FNP-C


08:30AM – 09:30AM      SESSION 1
Key Points in Antibiotic Stewardship for the Advanced Practice Provider
Greg Steele, MSN, FNP-BC, RN


09:30AM – 10:30AM        SESSION 2
Overcoming the Challenges of Bacteremia & Infective Endocarditis
Daniel Chastain, PharmD, AAHIVP


10:30AM – 10:50AM      BREAK


10:50AM – 11:50AM      SESSION 3
Update on Adult Immunizations  
Derek Heard, MD


11:50AM – 12:50PM             LUNCH


12:50PM – 1:50PM           SESSION 4
Opioid Epidemic Update
Ashley Kunkle, PharmD


1:50PM – 2:50PM          SESSION 5
Oral Anticoagulants: The "New" Kids on the Block
Beau Sinyard, PharmD

2:50PM – 3:10PM         BREAK


3:10PM – 4:10PM         SESSION 6
Atrial Fibrillation from Diagnosis to Management
Edward Koomson, MD


4:10PM – 4:30PM        Conference Evaluation


Continuing Education:

Nurses: The Georgia Board of Nursing deems Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC) as an approved provider for continuing education (CE). This activity is approved for 6.0 contact hours towards the continuing education competency requirement for Georgia nursing licensure renewal. No partial credit offered. Activity #2019-02.

Flint River Nurse Practitioner Association deems this activity for 6.0 contact hours which includes 6.0 pharmacology hours.

Submission of registration information, attendance and completed evaluation required for nursing continuing education certificates.


Planning Committee:

D. Michelle Huskey, MS, RRT-NPS
SOWEGA-AHEC, Continuing Education & Distance Learning Coordinator

Holly Azimi, MSN, NP-C
Phoebe Pulmonology, Nurse Practitioner

Darlene Boyett, FNP-C

Medical Associates of Albany, Nurse Practitioner

Rachel Butler, FNP-C
Phoebe Physician Group, Nurse Practitioner

Cynthia Ragsdale, FNP-C
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Nurse Practitioner

Kelsey Reed, DNP, FNP-C
Phoebe Physician Group, Nurse Practitioner, PCMH Administrator

Brittany Stalvey, MSN, FNP-C
Phoebe Pulmonology, Nurse Practitioner

Amber Tomlinson, FNP-C

Albany Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner



Planners - All planners disclosed no potential conflicts of interest at this time.

Speakers -All speakers disclosed no potential conflicts of interest at this time.


 Commercial Support:

This educational activity has not received any commercial support.

Have questions about Flint River Nurse Practitioners Association Pharmacology Conference 2019? Contact SOWEGA-AHEC

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Albany State University West Campus
Darton College of Health Professionals
2400 Gillionville Road
Albany, GA 31707

Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM

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