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ARNP & Pharmacology   

Variety of ARNP and pharmacology topics by experts in the field. Schedules and presenters vary by offering.

Who Should Enroll

ARNPs and nurses with interest in the course material.

Open to all RNs.


Registration Notes

Credential/Accreditation Information

Pacific Lutheran University is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development as provisionally approved by the Montana State Nurses Association Approver of Continuing Nursing Education, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Pharmacology credit can be used toward 15 clock hours necessary for ARNPs with prescriptive authority (WAC 246-840-451).

Refund Policies

This course operates by the Nursing Refund Policies.

 

Opiate and Non-Opiate Therapies for Pain Treatment $35.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  T. Levi Lancaster, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP -
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 1.5
Location: fully online

Opiate and Non-Opiate Therapies for Pain Treatment

ONLINE, SELF-PACED WORKSHOP

1.5 Contact hours including 1 Pharm Credit available

This self-paced asynchronous class is an excellent review for the primary care provider of Opiate and Non-Opiate therapies for chronic pain management. 

This class reviews the various types of chronic pain and will include a discussion of the current CDC guidelines for pain management, the latest WA state Opioid prescribing requirements, and some eastern medicine alternative therapies. 

Participants can register at any time and will receive an email with information on how to complete the class on their own time. This is not a live session, but an asynchronous session.

PLU preceptors, please email ccnl@plu.edu for promo code.



 

Primary Care for Gender Diverse Patients $30.00

ONLINE COURSE                                                                                                      Seats Available: 13
Instructor(s):  Dr. Crystal Beal

Dates:  9/30/2021 - 9/30/2021
DaysTh

Time:  6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Number of Sessions:  1
Contact Hours: 1.5    CEUs: 0

 

Location: fully online

Primary Care for Gender Diverse Patients 

Participants will learn best practices for supporting gender diverse patients and their families and how to identify and reduce the gaps in healthcare for the queer community. This was originally part of the Transgender Healthcare Day for Providers -- the final chapter of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion series.

The instructor, Dr. Crystal Beal, is a queer and gender health physician, Board Certified in Family Medicine, and a dynamic instructor. They have completed additional training in queer and gender care and are excited to share this presentation with all of you.

1.5 Contact Hours available
Sept 30, Online, via Zoom
6:30pm - 8pm



 

 

Pharmacotherapeutic Update for Providers $75.00

ONLINE COURSE                                                                                                      Seats Available: 27
Instructor(s):  T. Levi Lancaster, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP -, Erik Gunderson, PharmD, BCPS, Lan K. Ly, PharmD

Dates:  10/2/2021 - 10/2/2021
DaysSa

Time:  8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Number of Sessions:  1
Contact Hours: 4.5    CEUs: 0

 

Location: fully online

Get the latest pharm updates on these topics.

  • The latest anticoagulation updates/management in atrial fibrillation
  • What’s new with Sexually Transmitted Infection(STI) medications?
  • The Challenges of Rheumatology
  • Headaches, what’s the latest on migraine management?

4.5 Contact Hours, including 4.5 Pharm Credits available

10/2, Online, via Zoom
8:30 am - 2 pm

Instructors: Eric Gunderson, Pharm D,  BCPS, T.Levi Lancaster, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, Lan K. Ly, PharmD, Kate Kennedy, MN, ARNP-BC



 

 

Telehealth Training $0.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Cara Towle
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 1.75
Location: fully online

WA STATE TELEHEALTH UPDATES

ONLINE, SELF-PACED WORKSHOP, now free to EVERYONE


According to Senate Bill 6061, beginning 1/1/21, telemedicine providers must complete telemedicine training. This workshop will provide the required attestation to fulfill the law, along with 1.75 Contact Hours.
Learn what's new in Washington State on Telehealth for nurses and receive a state-approved attestation for completing this self-paced course.


 



 

Understanding Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) for Practitioners $0.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Letitia Marsh, BSN, RN, DNP-FNP
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 1
Location: fully online

ONLINE, SELF PACED WORKSHOP

This free 60-minute webinar aims to increase the Nurse’s familiarity, knowledge, and clinical suspicion of Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS).
PWS is a rare neurodevelopmental genetic multisystem disorder. Despite improvements in the diagnosis, patients still manage to go undiagnosed until later in life due to decreased knowledge and familiarity with the syndrome. This education is an attempt to increase the participant’s knowledge and familiarity with PWS to improve recognition. Evidence-based resources on PWS will also accompany the presentation.

 

Participants can register at any time and will receive an email with information on how to complete the class on their own time. This is not a live session, but an asynchronous session.



 

IUDs: the Ins and Outs from an Expert Clinician $50.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Bob Smithing, MSN, FNP, FAANP
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 2
Location: fully online

IUDs: Selection, Insertion, Removal, Problem Solving. Patient Education.

Instructor: Bob Smithing, MSN, FNP, FAANP

ONLINE, SELF-PACED WORKSHOP

Participants learn correct methods for administering a cervical block, inserting the five currently available IUDs (Paragard, Liletta, Mirena, Kyleena, and Skyla), and matching the most appropriate IUD with their patient.
 
Participants can register at any time and will receive an email within 1 business day containing information on how to complete the class on their own time. This is an asynchronous session.
 
2.0 Contact hours available, including 1.5 Pharm Credits.

 



 

 
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