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Webinar - Safe Prescribing Older Adult - Managing Insomnia - Management of Lipids
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 Export to Your Calendar 7/18/2020
When: Saturday, July 18, 2020
9:00 AM
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: 518-348-0719


Online registration is available until: 7/16/2020
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Presenter: Dr. Wendy L. Wright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP Wendy received her Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2019 from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. She is a 1992 graduate of the Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts and completed a family nurse practitioner post-master’s program in 1995. Wendy is an adult and family nurse practitioner and the owner of two, nurse practitioner owned and operated clinics within New Hampshire named: Wright & Associates Family Healthcare. Her family practices have won numerous awards, including Top Providers in New Hampshire 2018, Top 20 Fastest Growing Family Business, and Top 20 Women-Owned Business in New Hampshire. In addition, she is the Owner of Partners in Healthcare Education, a medical education company. Dr. Wright is the Past President of NPACE and the Senior lecturer for Fitzgerald Health Education Associates.

Dr. Wright is the recipient of numerous awards and was chosen by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as the 1999 recipient of the New Hampshire State Excellence Award. In addition, she received the 2009 NH Nurse Practitioner of the Year and the 2014 Top 5 Women in New Hampshire Business Award. In 2005, Wendy was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; in October 2014, a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, and in March 2017, a Fellow into the National Academies of Practice.

Wendy is the founder of the NH Chamber of Entrepreneurial Nurse Practitioners, an organization designed to assist nurse practitioners with independent practice issues. In addition to full-time clinical practice, she presents nationally to different audiences and has been a speaker at over 1000 conferences in 47 states. Dr. Wright is the nurse practitioner representative to the State of NH Immunization Advisory Board. She has been a medical media spokesperson for numerous companies and has appeared on radio, television, and in print magazines. Wendy is frequently consulted by malpractice attorneys around the area of clinical practice and has worked on more than 100 malpractice cases involving nurses and nurse practitioners.

This webinar will NOT be recorded. 

Registration Fee:

NPA Member -$75
Non-Member - $125

Contact Hours - This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies. Partners in Healthcare Education, LLC. is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education, provider # 031206. This program is accredited for 3.75 contact hour(s) which includes 3.75 hour(s) of pharmacology. Program ID # XXXXXXX.

Agenda

1. Safe Prescribing in the Older Adult

Objectives:
Discuss the differences in pharmacokinectics in the older adult vs. the younger adult
Review tips for safe prescribing in the older adult.
Discuss malpractice cases which involve adverse reactions to medications in the older adult.

2. Managing Insomnia Across the Lifespan: Latest Treatment Options

Objectives:
Discuss the incidence and prevalence of insomnia across the lifespan.
Identify the appropriate work-up of the individual with insomnia including medications which he/she has already tried.
Discuss non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment options for the patient with insomnia.

3. What’s New with AHA/ACC Guidelines for the Management of Lipid Disorders?

Objectives:
Identify complications associated with hyperlipidemia.
Discuss the newest AHA Lipid guidelines and pharmacotherapeutic recommendations.
Discuss non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic options for the treatment of hyperlipidemia.

Cancellation Policy: Any refunds must be submitted in writing. A full refund will be issued if notified by July 16, 2020. After that date, no refunds will be issued.

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