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7th Annual NPO Pharmacology Update April 1, 2015

4/1/2017
When: Saturday, April 1, 2017
8:00am-4:00pm
Where: Monarch Hotel & Conference Center
12566 SE 93rd Ave
Clackamas, Oregon  97015
United States
Contact: NPO
(503) 293-0011


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7th Annual Nurse Practitioners of Oregon Pharmacology Conference

The 7th Annual Nurse Practitioners of Oregon Pharmacology Conference will be held:

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017
  • Monarch Hotel & Conference Center, Clackamas

Registration Information

  • $100 for NPO/ONA members
  • $225 for non-members
  • $75 for NP Students

Registration is currently open and will close on Tuesday, March 28.

If you have questions, please contact us at NPO@oregonrn.org

Schedule of the Day

 Time Topic/Session
 7:30-8:00 a.m.  Registration and Exhibit Hall
 8:00-9:00 a.m.
 Pharmacology Update
 9:00-10:00 a.m.  World Health Organization Pain Ladder
 10:00-10:30 a.m.
 Break - Visit Exhibit Hall
10:30-11:15 a.m.  World Health Organization Pain Ladder (cont.)
 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Pharmacological Management of Opioid Use Disorder
 12:00-1:00 p.m.
 Lunch Break - Visit Exhibit Hall
 1:00-1:45 p.m.
 Pharmacological Management of Opioid Use Disorder (cont.)
 1:45-3:00 p.m.  Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives – Update 2017
            Sponsored by the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation
 3:00-3:30 p.m.
 Break - Visit Exhibit Hall
 3:30-4:30 p.m.
 Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives – Update 2017 (cont.)
            Sponsored by the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation
 4:30 p.m.
 Adjournment

Click here to download a printable schedule

Continuing Education

Learners can earn a total of 6.5 continuing nursing education contact hours, which includes

  • 6.5 pharmacology contact hours
  • 4.25 contact hours provided by ONA
  • *2.25 contact hours provided by The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation

Oregon Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

*The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to obtain a Certificate of Successful Completion for this activity, the learner must complete the following criteria:

  • Check in and sign the attendance sheet at the registration desk beginning at 7:30 am
  • Attend the entire conference
  • Complete the following evaluations which will be distributed and collected onsite
    • Assessment and Evaluation form for the Opioid Prescribing session
    • NPO Evaluation Form

Participants who successfully complete the above requirements will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion at the conclusion of the conference containing contact hours awarded by NPO and the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation.

Disclosures

The planners for this CNE activity declare no conflicts of interest in the development and implementation of this educational activity.

The presenters of this CNE activity declare no conflicts of interest and have attested that they will provide the best available evidence for this content and present information fairly and without bias.

About the Speakers

Alan P. Agins, Ph.D.

Alan P. Agins, Ph.D. holds a BS in psychology from the State University of New York (Brockport), a Master’s in Pharmacology & Toxicology and a doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Rhode Island. He has held faculty appointments at Brown Medical School, Northeastern University School of Pharmacy and University of Virginia School of Nursing. During his tenure at Brown, he received the "Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award” for five consecutive years for his outstanding pharmacology lectures. Dr. Agins has also taught graduate & post-graduate pharmacology courses at a number of nursing schools around the country including Penn State, Idaho State, Radford, University of West Virginia and University of Arizona.

Over the past two decades, Dr. Agins has lectured nationally to more than 70,000 advanced practice clinicians and allied health professionals. He is a regularly invited speaker at annual conferences for a number of national, regional and state nursing organizations. Dr. Agins has contributed to various journals, continuing education monographs and pharmacology textbooks as a writer and reviewer. He has authored 3 books and has written and "starred” in a series of entertaining online educational video clips to support nursing pharmacology textbooks (Elsevier). Alan also currently presents weekly live CE webinars for pharmacists through RxSchool (AMN Healthcare), writes a monthly e-Newsletter for Lexi-Comp and makes his wife lunch (to go) every day.

Jody Agins, MSN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC

Jody Agins received her MSN/Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Kansas and is board certified by the ANCC in Family Practice and Gerontology. She is the Founder & Executive Director, and a practicing NP, for Collaborative Medical Provider Group (PLLC), a consortium of private-practice clinicians in Tucson, AZ.

Jody is also the Clinical Services Director for Agape Hospice and Palliative Care and is a primary care provider for CareMore Touch, also in Tucson. In addition, she serves as a clinical preceptor for Family and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner students at several Arizona universities. Jody is invited to speak nationally on pain management, geriatric care and a number of other clinical topics for a variety of NP organizations.

NPO is Paperless

In our efforts to be environmentally conscious, NPO is no longer providing paper handouts.

All submitted presenter handouts will be emailed to attendees on Wednesday, March 29 and will be available through the event mobile app. No printed handouts will be available at the event. If you need printed handout materials, please bring them with you.

Lodging

If you need lodging before or after the event, you can contact the Monarch Hotel & Conference Center to reserve a room. NPO attendees will have access to a guest room rate of $129.00 per room per night.

  • To reserve a room, call the hotel directly (800-492-8700) and mention you are attending the Nurse Practitioners of Oregon event to receive the special rate.

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