Fresh Pharm...A Medication Update

Danville, PA US
April 23, 2024

This is a hybrid educational activity. 

Pricing:
Everyone: $85.00
Students: $ 45.00
(Please, click the 'Register' button to see the pricing)
 
This is a full day, interprofessional, CME accredited conference where we share all that is fresh and new in the realm of medications.  We present exciting pharmacy topics and clinical practice guideline updates that are applicable to acute, ambulatory, and community practitioners that care for adults and children. Providers, nurses, pharmacists and more will benefit from an enriching day of education.  

Target Audience

This activity is designed for Health care professionals including nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physicians, pharmacy technicians and pharmacists.  

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • discuss indications, mechanisms of action, dosing, and side effects of newly approved medications
  • utilize medications to optimize care for patients with liver disease.
  • describe pharmacologic updates and safety strategies rapid sequence intubation, paralytics, push dose pressors and poisons
  • identify newly approved vaccination and treatment guidelines for children and adults with RSV
  • review hot topics in the management of gender affirming care.
  • discuss cutting edge updates in atrial fibrillation for outpatients and inpatients
  • delineate drug therapy for fungal infections
  • evaluate 2024 prevention and treatment strategies for COVID-19
  • highlight novel treatments and state of the art technology for patients with diabetes
Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 
Course Cancellation Policy
In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 
Attendance
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity.  Credit will display on your continuing education transcript once the activity evaluation is completed.  
 
Virtual Information
All details pertaining to the links for this activity will be sent once you are registered for the activity. 
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 6.00 ACPE Tech
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 6.00 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    01/18/2023
    Course expires: 
    05/07/2024
    Event starts: 
    04/23/2024 - 7:50am EDT
    Event ends: 
    04/23/2024 - 4:00pm EDT
    Cost:
    $85.00
    Rating: 
    0
    Schedule
    7:30 AM                          
    Registration and Continental Breakfast for In-Person Attendees
     
    7:50 AM                          
    Welcome and Introductions
    Angela Slampak-Cindric, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
     
    8:00 AM                          
    Foie Gras, Delicacy to Liver Disease
    Sara Gaines, PharmD, BCPS and Chidubem Ifeji, PharmD
     
    8:45 AM                          
    Silent Threats: Paralytics, Push Dose Pressors, and Poisons
    Alexandria Lehman, PharmD and Angela Slampak-Cindric, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
     
    9:30 AM                          
    Nutrition Break
     
    9:45 AM                          
    Keeping it Real with RSV: Caring for Children and Adults
    Sewit Araia, PharmD, Mahbuba Choudhury, PharmD and Emma Wysocki, PharmD, BCPPS
     
    10:30 AM                       
    Pharmacologic Updates in Gender Affirming Care
    Dominick Patafio, PharmD and Alena Thannikal, PharmD, BCPS
     
    11:15 AM                       
    No Fibbing: Updates in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation
    Ryan Burkhardt, PharmD, BCPS and Timothy Hendershot, PharmD
     
    12:00 PM                       
    Luncheon will be available to In-Person Attendees
     
    12:45 PM                       
    There’s Fungus Among Us! Advances in the Management of Fungal Infections
    Benjamin Heikkinen, PharmD, BCIDP and Cassandra Lombardo, PharmD
     
    1:30 PM                          
    We Don’t Talk About Covid. Or Do We?
    Patrick Bell, PharmD and Ji-Yeon Kim, PharmD
     
    2:15 PM                          
    Break
     
    2:30 PM                          
    2024 Diabetes Updates: Novel Treatments and Cutting-Edge Technology
    Morgan Casciole, PharmD, Hailey Knittle, PharmD and Tayler Warner, PharmD       
                                          
    3:30 PM                         
    Evaluation/Adjournment
     
    *Topics and Speakers are subject to change. 
    Henry Hood Center for Health Research
    Center Street
    Danville, PA 17822
    United States
    Geisinger Faculty
    Sewit Araia, PharmD
    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Patrick Bell, PharmD
    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Community Medical Center
     
    Ryan Burkhardt, PharmD, BCPS
    Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Morgan Casciole, PharmD
    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Clinic, Central
     
    Mahbuba Choudhury, PharmD
    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Sara Gaines, PharmD, BCPS
    Clinical Pharmacist, Hepatology
    Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Benjamin Heikkinen, PharmD, BCIDP
    Pharmacy Manager
    Geisinger Medical Center, Muncy
     
    Timothy Hendershot, PharmD
    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Community Medical Center
     
    Chidubem Ifeji, PharmD
    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Clinic, Central
     
    Ji-Yeon Kim, PharmD
    PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Hailey Knittle, PharmD
    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Clinic, Northeast
     
    Alexandria Lehman, PharmD
    PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Cassandra Lombardo, PharmD
    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Dominick Patafio, PharmD
    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Angela Slampak-Cindric, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
    Activity Director
    Clinical Pharmacist & Coordinator, Critical Care & Emergency Medicine
    Director, PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Alena Thannikal, PharmD, BCPS
    Clinical Pharmacist, Internal Medicine & Critical Care Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
    Taylor Warner, PharmD
    PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
    Geisinger Clinic, Northeast
     
    Emma Wysocki, PharmD, BCPPS
    Clinical Pharmacist & Coordinator, Pediatrics
    Geisinger Medical Center
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    Accreditation 

    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

     

     

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 6 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    This live activity is approved for 6 contact hours (6 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit JA0008072-0000-24-004-L01-P and JA0008072-000-24-004-L01-T.

     

     

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria.  This activity is designated for 6 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.  PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

     

     

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     
     

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

     

    Available Credit

    • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 6.00 ACPE Tech
    • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 6.00 ANCC
    • 6.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 6.00 Contact Hours

    Price

    Cost:
    $85.00
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