Live Las Vegas CME | June 13-15, 2018

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino | 15 Contact Hours

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Conference as low as $575.00

Hotel as low as $85

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires May 14, 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, Therapeutic Update 2018, at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in downtown Las Vegas, June 13-15, 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
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Hotel ReservationsClick here to reserve your room online or call 1-800-635-7711 and mention our group code,  SGULS8J.

A block of rooms have been reserved for June 13-15, 2018. The discounted room rate will be available until May 14, 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 May 14, 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 0741-0000-18-0XX-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-18-0XX-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-18-0XX-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge

Physicians:  Application for CME credit from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is planned.  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.

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New Drug Update Part 1

5 hours | Wednesday, 6/13/2018
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.

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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, 6/14/2018
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.

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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.

Topic to be Determined

5 hours | Friday, 6/15/2018
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM – 8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

Objectives to be Determined

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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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