Live Las Vegas CME | February 21-23, 2018

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino | 15 Contact Hours


Conference as low as $575

Hotel as low as $85

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires January 30, 2018

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Las Vegas Getaway + 15 Contact Hours of CE/CME

Join University Learning Systems for our Las Vegas pharmacy CE & medical CME conference, Providing Better Patient Care 2018, at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in downtown Las Vegas, February 21-23, 2018

Enjoy your CME alongside the casinos, shows, fine dining, and all that Las Vegas has to offer. Our CE/CME program provides 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) over three days, 5 hours per day, of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1™, ACPE and pharmacology CE/ CME credit.

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Hotel Information

Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino
3000 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109


Hotel Reservations:  Click here to reserve your room online or call 1-800-635-7711 and mention our group code, SGULS8F

A block of rooms have been reserved for February 20-24, 2018. The discounted room rate will be available until January 30, 2018. Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches.

  • Premium Room – $85.00
  • Hotel Amenity Charge – $20.00

Check In Time: 3:00 PM

Check Out Time: 11:00 AM

The above guest room rates do not include state and local taxes, currently at 12.5%, and are subject to change. Room deposit is refundable if reservation is canceled at least 3 days prior to scheduled arrival.

Hotel Amenities & Local Attractions

  • Variety of suites and onsite amenities.
  • Onsite Las Vegas Monorail to easily access other Las Vegas attractions.
  • World’s Largest Race & Sports Book.
  • Extensive dining options, including The Edge Steakhouse and the world-famous Benihana.
  • Newly opened Serenity Spa.
  • Registered guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool or tee off next door at Las Vegas Country Club.

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Conference Registration

Discounted Advanced Registration*:

3 Day Fee: $575

2 Day Fee: $475

1 Day Fee: $375
*Expires January 30, 2018

Regular Registration:

3 Day Fee: $625

2 Day Fee: $525

1 Day Fee: $425

*Conference Surcharge (if not staying at hotel) – $50

Registration Details

Conference registration includes workshop attendance, handouts, breakfast or refreshments during the meetings and documentation of continuing education credit*.

Spouses, family and friends are welcome and do not need to register unless they attend the educational sessions. Special seminar fees are available for non-professional accompanying persons who wish to attend one or more session (no special receipt, certification or credit issued).

Conference Credit

University Learning Systems ACPE Pharmacy CE

University Learning Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. All programs are accredited for pharmacists.

  • Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-18-004-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-18-005-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-18-006-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge

Physicians: This Live activity, Providing Better Patient Care 2018, with a beginning date of 02/21/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 15.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.  When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.


Conference Policies


TEEMwork Makes the Dream Work: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Best Patient Care Practices for Hepatitis C

5 hours | Wednesday, 2/21/2018
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Review the pathophysiology and complications of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV).
  • Identify patients who are appropriate for treatment of HCV.
  • Discuss current guidelines and recommendations for treatment of HCV in treatment naïve, compensated patients and in experienced, decompensated patients.
  • Summarize common barriers to hepatitis C therapy approval.
  • Identify common drug interactions and their management.
  • Compare methods to help patients afford hepatitis C therapies.

Expert Speaker

Megan D. P. Cooper, R.Ph., Pharm.D.

University of Kentucky Digestive Health Program

Advances in the Management of Diabetes

5 hours | Thursday, 2/22/2018
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to: 

  • Review recent updates to the standards of care recommended by the American Diabetes Association.
  • Evaluate the advantages, disadvantages, and place in therapy for recently approved diabetes medications.
  • Describe recent cardiovascular outcome trials for new diabetes medications and their implications for patient care.
  • Identify new insulin delivery devices and glucose monitoring devices and determine their utility in patients with diabetes.


Expert Speaker

Jennifer M. Trujillo, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, BC-ADM

University of Colorado Center for Adult Diabetes Care and Research


 Overview of the Fundamentals of Pharmacotherapy for Disorders of the Central Nervous Systems

5 hours | Friday, 2/23/2018
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

At the conclusion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamentals of neurotransmission;
  • List the sites of action of drugs that are used for CNS disorders;
  • List and describe the most common characteristics of neurotransmitters associated with the CNS;
  • List the drugs most commonly prescribed for the disorders discussed;
  • Compare and contrast the relative efficacy of drugs used to treat each disorder; and
  •  List the commonly encountered and potential serious adverse effects associated with all drugs discussed.



Expert Speaker

Edward Fisher | Ph.D., R.Ph.

Professor and Dean, College of Pharmacy, Marshall B. Ketchum University, Fullerton, CA.
Dr. Fisher has no financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject interest in the subject being presented. 

Conference Location

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

3000 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, NV 89109



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