Flint River NP Association Pharmacology Conference 2019

DATE: February 23, 2019

TIME: 7:45AM – 4:30PM



CME/CE: Nursing CE

The Georgia Board of Nursing deems Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC) as an acceptable provider for nursing continuing education (CE). This activity is approved for 6.0 CE hour toward the continuing education competency requirements for Georgia nursing licensure renewal. Activity #2019-02.


At the end of the 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.



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