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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Conference Session D: 4:15 - 5:30 pm

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

*Seminar 16

EVALUATION OF COUGH
Roslyn Lawrence, MSN, APRN, CCRN

  • Analyze the assessment, causes and evaluation of the patient presenting with a complaint of cough.
  • Explain the treatment options bases on the differntial diagnosis of cough.

*Seminar 17

DIABETES IN PRIMARY CARE: BEYOND METFORMIN: HOW DO WE CHOOSE?
Patti Duprey, NP, APRN, CDE

  • State the burden of Type 2 diabetes and Pre-diabetes in the United States.
  • Describe the latest guidelines for treatment goals in Type 2 diabetes.
  • Explain the efficacy and side effects of newer agents to treat Type 2 diabetes.
  • Discuss appropriate candidates for the newer classes of oral hyperglycemic medications.

*Seminar 18

TOUGH TO TREAT: ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN THE ACUTE CARE SETTING
Todd King, PA

  • Provide an update on recently approved medications.
  • Discuss difficult to treat Gram negative infection.
  • Review and update treatment options for staphylococcal disease.

*Seminar 19

THE CHANGING SPECTRUM OF PEDIATRIC HIV
Carole Moloney, ARNP

  • Discuss who was at risk then and who is at risk now.
  • Review testing and lab interpretation.
  • Explain medications and side effects.
  • Identify the struggles in treatment: adherence to medication, mental health issues, disclosure and substance abuse.

*Seminar 20

MEDICAL MARIJUANA


* Eligible for pharmacology contact hours