Live Hawaii CME | October 4-6, 2017

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa | 15 Contact Hours

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Conference as low as $575

Hotel as low as $249

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires August 20, 2017

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa
1571 Poipu Road
Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756

Kauai, Hawaii + 15 Contact Hours of CE/CME

Join University Learning Systems on the garden isle of Kauai for Cardiovascular, Pulmonary  and Antimicrobial Primary Care Update at Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa. Balanced between lush mountains and the beautiful sea, this stunning resort is our location for 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 Amenities & Local Attractions

 

  • Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, set along the soothing white sands of Poipu, on Kauai’s sunny south shore.
  • 50 oceanfront acres of classic Hawaiian architecture, open courtyards, lush gardens and pristine pools to relax and enjoy the sun.
  • Classic Hawaiian guestrooms with private lanai.
  • Spend the day zip lining, surfing, kayaking or scuba diving among rare sea turtles and luminous fish.
  • Play 18 holes on our championship Robert Trent Jones Jr. golf course, adjacent to the hotel.
  • Relax at the 45,000 sq. ft. Anara Spa, the largest on Kauai, with treatments rooted in ancient Hawaiian healing.
  • Take in a traditional Hawaiian Luau with modern Hawaiian fare.
  • For hotel rates and reservations, please see “Fees” tab.

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Hotel Information

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa
1571 Poipu Road
Koloa, Hawaii 96756

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A block of rooms have been reserved for October 1-8, 2017. The special room rate will be available until August 20, 2017 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches.

  • Run of House Rooms – $249/night

Porterage Charge: $11/person

Hotel ReservationsClick here to reserve your room online or call 1-888-421-1442 and mention our group Code, UNLS.

Check In Time: 4:00 PM

Check Out Time: 11:00 AM

 

Conference Registration

Discounted Advanced Registration*- $575

Regular Fee – $625

*Advanced registration fee expires August 20, 2017

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).

Expert Speaker:

Benefits Include:

  • In its entirety, this CME conference provides 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU), 5 hours per day, of live CME, CNE, CPE pharmacology credit.
  • Earn CE/CME and update your knowledge – all in a relaxing and luxurious setting.

Expert Speaker
Monty Yoder | Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Specialist-Cardiology, Department of Pharmacy, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Cardiology, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, NC.

Disclosure: Dr. Yoder has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

 

 

Session One

Antimicrobial Agents for Use in Primary Care, Clinically Relevant Drug Interactions Encountered in Primary Care, Avoiding Polypharmacy in the Elderly

5 hours | Date: Wednesday, 10/4/2017
Check-in and breakfast: 7:00AM – 7:30AM
Educational Session: 7:30AM – 1:00PM

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

  • Describe available antimicrobial drugs used to manage commonly encountered infections
  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of antimicrobial agents used in the primary care setting
  • Describe the metabolic pathways utilized in the elimination of medications
  • Describe medication classes or individual medicines commonly responsible for drug-drug interactions
  • Outlines strategies to minimize the effect of drug interactions
  • Discuss the basic principles of pharmacology in the aging process
  • Discuss strategies to optimize adherence and minimize drug administration errors
  • Apply learned information to patient based case scenarios.

Session Two

Pharmacotherapeutic Options for Managing Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

5 hours | Date: Thursday, 10/5/2017
Check-in and breakfast: 7:00AM – 7:30AM
Educational Session: 7:30AM – 1:00PM

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

  • Describe the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and the role environmental factors play in acute and chronic asthma, and COPD
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of available therapeutic agents used in the management of asthma and COPD
  • Apply learned information to patient based case scenarios

Session Three

Case Based Application of New Guidelines for Hypertension and
Heart Failure

5 Hours | Date: Friday, 10/6/2017
Check-in and breakfast: 7:00AM – 7:30AM
Educational Session: 7:30AM – 1:00PM

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

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of hypertension
  • Discuss the role of preventative measures, including diet and exercise
  • Discuss the role of medical therapy as outlined in current guidelines
  • Apply learned information to patient based case scenarios

At the conclusion of the Heart Failure session, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the pathophysiology of heart failure
  • Discuss the role of preventative measures, including diet and exercise
  • Discuss the role of medical therapy as outlined in current guidelines
  • Apply learned information to patient based case scenarios

 

Conference Policies

Conference registration includes workshop attendance, handouts and refreshments during the meetings and documentation of continuing education credit*. All persons attending the seminar must register. 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 sessions (no special receipt, documentation or credit is issued). Children are not allowed in the meeting room.

  • Conference Refund Policy: Advance written notice is required for any refund consideration.
  • Up to the Discounted Advanced Registration Deadline: Cancellations are subject to a $50 processing fee per person or you may apply your full registration one time to another program attended within 12 months.
  • After Discounted Advanced Registration Deadline: No refunds, although conference registration less $50 processing fee may be applied one time to another program attended within 12 months.
  • Two weeks before the start of the conference: No refunds or application of registration to another program for cancellation, nonappearance or partial attendance. No refunds due to airline delays or cancellation of flights. With the exception of Canada, we offer no international refunds. Refunds processed by original form of payment or by check only. Refunds may take 2-4 weeks to process after notification of cancellation.

Physically Impaired? If you have impairments that require assistance in order to participate in this seminar, please contact us so that we may make arrangements to assist you.

*Pharmacists/Pharmacy Technicians: Please ensure that we have your NABP e- profile ID and date of birth on file. University Learning Systems reports credit directly to CPE Monitor. You may download your statement of credit directly from CPE Monitor.

Accreditations / Target Audiences

CE Broker Tracking #: 50-11357: Approved by Florida Board of Medicine, Florida Board of Pharmacy, Florida Physician Assistants, Florida Board of Nursing, Georgia Board of Nursing.

Physicians: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy Of Family Physicians (AAFP) .  Determination of credit is pending.

AMA/AAFP Equivalency: 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.

American Osteopathic Association (AOA): CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

Canadian Physicians: Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada CFPC are eligible to receive MAINPRO-M1 credits for participation in this activity due to reciprocal agreement with the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Physician Assistants: American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AAFP Prescribed credit for AAPA Category 1 CME credit.

Nurse Practitioners: American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): Continuing education hours approved by AAFP and by ACPE meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria. This course provides Category 1 Continuing Education Hours for certification renewal. The same hours submitted to renew certification may be submitted to a State Board of Nursing for re-licensure.

National Certification Corporation (NCC): Recognizes any Nursing, Medical, Health Care or Other For Profit or Not for Profit Education Provider. Please contact NCC regarding approval.

Nurses: University Learning Systems is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11409.

Pharmacists: University Learning Systems (ULS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Pharmacist Technicians: This program is not accredited for Technician CE.

Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-17-028-L01-P,  Activity: Knowledge

Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-17-029-L01-P,  Activity: Knowledge

Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-17-030-L01-P,  Activity: Knowledge

Canadian Pharmacists: Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) accepts courses accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

Other Health Professionals: Contact your respective board regarding approval. Contact University Learning Systems if you need help or documentation.

Continuing Education Credit

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners: Paper certificates are provided daily at the end of each educational session.

Pharmacists: Please ensure that we have your NABP e-profile ID and date of birth on file. University Learning Systems reports credit directly to CPE Monitor. You may download your statement of credit directly from CPE Monitor.

Please inform University Learning Systems if you require that credit be reported to CE Broker (University Learning Systems CE Broker Provider #50-11357) or other organizations. Please provide all necessary reporting information when you register for the seminar.

Requirements for Credit: Credit is dependent on verification of seminar attendance by on-time check-in at each session and ULS receipt of completed evaluations. Credit is determined based on actual attendance on a per session basis, no partial credit is awarded. (Note: There is approximately one 15-minute break per 2.5 hours.)

All Professions: Please inform University Learning Systems if you require that credit be reported to CE Broker (University Learning Systems CE Broker Provider # 50-11357) or other organizations. Please provide all necessary reporting information when you register for the seminar.