Live Las Vegas CME | June 12-14, 2019

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino | 15 Contact Hours

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Conference as low as $599

Hotel as low as $69

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires May 12, 2019

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

Live Medical CME in Las Vegas + 15 Contact Hours

Join us for live medical CME and vibrant nightlife, shows and fine dining in Las Vegas. This conference, Therapeutic Update 2019, includes information on the latest new drug information. Hosted at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in downtown Las Vegas, June 12-14. This conference 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.

Treat yourself this summer and live it up on the Las Vegas strip for pharmacy CE and medical CME 2019. With small class sizes and clinical faculty from medical & pharmacy schools, our live Las Vegas CME is perfect for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses & nurse practitioners. We travel to Las Vegas for live medical CME four times each year!

This live CE / CME experience is accredited for MDs, PAs, Pharms, Pharm Techs, NPs and Nurses!

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Hotel Information

Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino
3000 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Hotel ReservationsClick here to reserve online or call 1-800-635-7711 and mention our group code, SGULS9J.

A block of rooms have been reserved for June 11-14, 2019. The discounted room rate will be available until May 12, 2019. Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches.

  • Premium Room – $69.00
  • Hotel Resort Charge – $23.00

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 13.3%, 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.

Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino

Conference Registration

Discounted Advanced Registration*:

3 Day Fee: $599

2 Day Fee: $499

1 Day Fee: $399
*Expires May 12, 2019

Regular Registration:

3 Day Fee: $650

2 Day Fee: $550

1 Day Fee: $450

*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. These programs are accredited for pharmacists and pharmacist technicians.

  • Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-19-013-L01-P, 0741-0000-19-013-L01-T, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-19-014-L01-P, 0741-0000-19-014-L01-T, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-19-015-L01-P,  0741-0000-19-015-L01-T, Activity: Application

Physicians:

This Live activity, Therapeutic Update 2019, from 05/01/2019 – 06/14/2019, 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.  CME programs approved by the AAFP are eligible for Category 2 credit  (or Category 1-A  under special circumstances) through the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

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New Drug Update Part 1

5 hours | Wednesday, 6/12/2019
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM – 8:00AM
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.

Pharmacy Technicians:

  • Identify recent FDA drug communications, including but not limited to, labeling changes, warnings, new indications, new dosage forms and MedWatch alerts.
  • List the new drugs with respect to their, approved indications.
  • Compare cost to existing agents.

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Expert Speaker:

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

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.

New Drug Update, Part 2

5 hours | Thursday, 6/13/2019
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM – 8:00AM
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.

Pharmacy Technicians:

  • List the new drugs with respect to their approved indications.
  • Compare cost to existing agents.

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Expert Speaker:

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

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.

Evidence-based Medication Therapy Management to Optimize Patient Outcomes

5 hours | Friday, 6/14/2019
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM – 8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

This case-based seminar will focus on the safe, effective and affordable use of evidence-based pharmacotherapy comparing new agents against existing agents and the high-level knowledge required to help patients and providers optimize therapeutic outcomes for individual patients. Participants will be given a set of typical patients from a primary care practice setting.

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

  • Evaluate multiple primary care patient cases exhibiting commonly seen medical problems.
  • Demonstrate motivational interviewing techniques for a diverse range of patients.
  • Interpret patient-specific case data, issues, and medication therapies to identify medication-related problems.
  • Suggest goals of therapy for each medical condition and medication-related problem identified.
  • Formulate plans to resolve medication-related problems.
  • Analyze pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic changes when reviewing an elderly person’s medication regimen.
  • Recommend appropriate, evidence-based, cost effective therapies to replace inappropriate therapies to improve patient outcomes.
  • Effectively communicate recommendations to other health care providers.

Pharmacy Technicians:

  • Review multiple primary care patient cases exhibiting commonly seen medical problems.
  • Demonstrate motivational interviewing techniques for a diverse range of patients.
  • Review patient-specific case data, issues, and medication therapies and identify medication-related problems.
  • Describe appropriate, evidence-based, cost effective therapies to replace inappropriate therapies to improve patient outcomes.
  • Effectively communicate recommendations to pharmacists or health care providers.

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Expert Speaker:

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

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.

Conference Location

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

3000 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, NV 89109

702-732-5111

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