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      THERAPEUTIC UPDATE 2020 FLORIDA in Clearwater Beach


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      April 22, 2020

      Wednesday   7:30 AM - 1:30 PM (daily for 3 times)

      301 S. Gulfview Blvd. Clearwater, FL
      Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767

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      THERAPEUTIC UPDATE 2020 FLORIDA

      THERAPEUTIC UPDATE 2020 FLORIDA
      About this Event
      Live Pharmacology CME | April 22-24, 2020

      Our live pharmacology CME is perfect for Nurse Practitioners seeking the latest in drug therapy. Join Family Physicians, Pharmacists and Physician Assistants who have been benefiting from our exceptional pharmacology CME for over 30 years. Our courses feature academic experts with proven clinical skills.

      This conference provides 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1™, ACPE and pharmacology CE/ CME credit over three days. With small class sizes and clinical faculty from medical & pharmacy schools, our live Florida CME is perfect for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses & nurse practitioners.

      Join us for this pharmacology continuing medical education CME at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa, April 22-24, 2020, sitting beachfront along the Gulf.

      AGENDA

      New Drug Update Part 1

      5 hours | Wednesday, 4/22/2020

      Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM

      Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

      At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

      Identify recent FDA drug communications, including but not limited to, labeling changes, warnings, new indications, new dosage forms and MedWatch alerts.
      Discuss the new drugs with respect to their pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, approved and unapproved indications.
      Describe their adverse effects and drug interaction that may affect patient compliance.
      Compare efficacy, dosage and cost to existing agents.
      Discuss the patient oriented outcomes or evidence that may or may not exist for each of the new medications and when they may or may not be appropriate to recommend for selected patients.
      Compare pharmacotherapy outcomes vs cost/benefit between newly approved agents and existing or lower cost agents.
      New Drug Update Part 2

      5 hours | Thursday, 4/23/2020

      Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM

      Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

      At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

      Discuss the new drugs with respect to their pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, approved and unapproved indications.
      Describe their adverse effects and drug interaction that may affect patient compliance.
      Compare efficacy, dosage and cost to existing agents.
      Discuss the patient oriented outcomes or evidence that may or may not exist for each of the new medications and when they may or may not be appropriate to recommend for selected patients.
      Compare pharmacotherapy outcomes vs cost/benefit between newly approved agents and existing or lower cost agents.
      The Opioid Epidemic in 2020 (3hrs) and Pharmaceutical Pricing 2020 (2hrs)

      5 hours | Friday, 4/24/2020

      Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM

      Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

      At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

      The Opioid Epidemic in 2020(3hrs) :

      Describe the current data on the use and abuse of opioids in the US.
      Assess patients accurately with pain for consideration of an opioid trial.
      Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function.
      Initiate and titrate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously, maximizing efficacy while minimizing risks.
      Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate.
      Counsel patients and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion and overdose.
      Educate patients about safe storage and disposal of opioids.
      Pharmaceutical Pricing 2020 (2hrs)

      Estimate the costs to develop a new chemical or biologic medication in the US and what the costs for selected marketed brand name, generic, and biologic medications;
      Describe the role(s) of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM’s) and the Pharmaceutical Industry in drug pricing;
      Describe the reasons that the cost of many medications are increasing at a rate that is much higher than the Consumer Price Index over the last 10 years;
      Develop appropriate alternative, cost-effective, evidence-based drug regimens utilizing the specific preferred formulary options or generics when they may be less cost to the patient than preferred co-pays.
      Expert Speaker:

      C. Wayne Weart, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP, FAPhA

      Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pharmacy & Outcome Sciences, South Carolina College of Pharmacy, MUSC Campus, Charleston, SC.

      Dr. Weart has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

      Cost: 900.00

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