Live Florida CME January 24-26, 2019

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, Bonita Springs, Florida

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Conference as low as $599

Hotel as low as $309

Registration Deadline

Discounted Advanced Registration Expires January 2, 2019.

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34134

Live Florida CE & CME in Bonita Springs for 15 Contact Hours

Live Florida CE & CME! Join us on the Gulf Coast January 24-26, 2019 , hosted at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. This conference, Primary Care Update 2019 is a popular CE/CME program. It includes the latest new drug and opioid information and provides 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1™, ACPE and pharmacology CE/ CME credit.

Escape the winter and join us in sunny Florida to get ahead on your CME & pharmacy CE over three days, 5 hours per day. With small class sizes and clinical faculty from medical & pharmacy schools, our live Florida CE & CME is perfect for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses & nurse practitioners.

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

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Hotel Details

Hotel Name: Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34134

Reservations Phone: (888) 421-1442
Online Room Reservations
Group Code: University Learning Systems
Group Rate Expires January 2, 2019

Group Rates: A block of rooms have been reserved for January 22-26, 2019. Click here to reserve your room online or call (888) 421-1442 and mention group code University Learning Systems.  (Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches.)

  • King/Queen Room – $309/night

Check In Time: 4:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM

The above Guest Room rates do not include state and local taxes, currently at 10%, and are subject to change. Any room cancellations or modifications must be made up to 7 days prior to the arrival date. Any cancellation within 7 days of arrival will forfeit the deposit.

Hotel Amenities & Local Attractions

  • 26 beautifully landscaped acres overlooking Ostero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Championship 18-hole golf course.
  • 3 acre pool complex with 575-foot long meandering lazy river, water slides and activities for the entire family.
  • Enjoy the 24 hour gym or a massage at the Stillwater Spa.
  • Embrace the Florida Gulf Coast food culture at one of the 8 distinctive restaurants and bars.
  • Charter a boat for fishing or explore the Everglades.

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Conference Registration

Discounted Advanced Registration – $599*
*Expires January 2, 2019

Regular Registration – $650

Conference Surcharge (if not staying at hotel): $50

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.

  • Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-19-001-L01-P, 0741-0000-18-001-T,  Activity: Application
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-19-002-L01-P, 0741-0000-18-002-T,  Activity:  Application
  • Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-19-003-L01-P,  0741-0000-18-003-T,  Activity:  Application

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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Conference Policies

Long-Term Use of Psychotropic Medications: Direct  Effects and Side Effects

Date: Thursday, 01/24/2019
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

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

  • Describe the risks and benefits of psychotropic medications.
  • Identify healthcare provider responsibilities to discuss and encourage the long-term use of psychotropic medications when warranted.
  • Assess the impact of psychopharmacological direct effects on the patient’s symptoms.
  • Evaluate the presence and severity of psychopharmacological side effects.
  • Integrate information from the patient on the viability of sustained pharmacological treatment.
  • Identify an array of responsive effective strategies from which to choose to enhance patient care using the strategies discussed.

Pharmacy Technicians:

  • Differentiate the classes of psychotropic medications.
  • Describe the risks and benefits of psychotropic medications.
  • Identify adverse effects associated with the long-term use of psychotropic medications.

Expert Speaker

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Eileen Trigoboff, RN, APRN/PMH-BC, DNS, DABFN

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Director of Program Evaluation at Buffalo Psychiatric Center (BPC), Buffalo, NY.  Disclosure: Dr. Trigoboff has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

 

 

Advances in the Management of Diabetes

Date: Friday, 01/25/2019
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
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.
  • Determine their utility in patients with diabetes.

Pharmacy Technicians:

  •  Review recent updates to the standards of care recommended by the American Diabetes Association.
  • List recently approved diabetes medications.
  • Describe recent cardiovascular outcome trials for new diabetes medications.
  • Identify new insulin delivery devices and glucose monitoring devices.
  • Determine their utility in patients with diabetes.

Expert Speaker

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Jennifer M. Trujillo, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, BC-ADM
|Associate Professor, University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Trujillo is a consultant to Sanofi.

 

Opioids, Cannabinoids and Gabapentenoids:  Defining the Best Pharmacological Practice Model for the Treatment of Pain

Date: Saturday, 01/26/2019
Check-in: 7:30AM-8:00AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

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

  • Discuss the burden of opioid misuse and abuse on the individual and society.
  • Differentiate addiction, physical dependency, tolerance and hyperalgesia.
  • Describe the similarities and differences in the mechanism of action for opioids, cannabinoids and gabapentenoids.
  • Compare and contrast the current best practice model for the use of opioids, cannabinoids and gabapentenoids in: a) acute postoperative pain; b) chronic low back pain; c) neuropathic pain; d) fibromyalgia;  e) end-of-life pain crisis.
  • Describe how to calculate morphine-equivalent dosages (MED).
  • Demonstrate the value of morphine-equivalent dosages (MED) in determining the benefit and safety of opioids in the treatment of pain.
  • Identify typical characteristics of patients who would be identified as “high risk” , “moderate risk” and “low risk” for misusing, abusing or diverting opioids.
  • Describe the best practice model for properly monitoring patients on opioids.
  • Describe how a provider should counsel patients who are started on opioids to minimize the risks of adverse reactions, over-dosage and inappropriate compliance.
  • Identify examples of opioids products that have “abuse-deterrent” technology and be able to recommend to prescribers how these products could be utilized to improve patient and community safety.
  • Compare and contrast the most common cannabinoids found in marijuana with regards to their benefits and risks in managing pain.
  • Compare and contrast the following gabapentenoids with respect to their benefits and risks in managing pain: a) gabapentin (Neurontin); b) Horizant;  c) Gralise; and, d) Lyrica.
  • Describe the risks of combining opioids with:  a) benzodiazepines; b) alcohol; c) gabapentenoids; and, d) cannabinoids.
  • Describe the role of naloxone in preventing deaths from overdosages.

Pharmacy Technicians:

  • Discuss the burden of opioid misuse and abuse on the individual and society.
  • Differentiate addiction, physical dependency, tolerance and hyperalgesia.
  • Identify typical characteristics of patients who would be identified as “high risk” , “moderate risk” and “low risk” for misusing, abusing or diverting opioids.
  • Identify examples of opioids products that have “abuse-deterrent” technology and be able to recommend to prescribers how these products could be utilized to improve patient and community safety.
  • Compare and contrast the most common cannabinoids found in marijuana.
  • Describe the risks of combining opioids with:  a) benzodiazepines; b) alcohol; c) gabapentenoids; and, d) cannabinoids.
  • Describe the role of naloxone in preventing deaths from overdosages.

Expert Speaker

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Gregory L. Holmquist Pharm D.

Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacist
Specialist, Palliative Care Strategies, Everett, Washington Dr. Holmquist
has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented
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Conference Location

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort And Spa

5001 Coconut Road

Bonita Springs, Florida 34134

Tel:  239 444 1234

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Local Transportation

  • Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)- located 14 miles from Hyatt Regency Coconut Point.
  • Taxi: Available outside the airport terminals. Fares from the airport are determined by preset zones for up to three passengers. Additional passengers are $10.00 each.
  • Car Service: Naples Transportation & Tours offers town cars, limousines and multi passenger vehicles and is a preferred partner of Hyatt Regency Coconut Point.
  • Rental Cars: Various rental car agencies available at RSW, use this link for reference.
  • Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Parking and Shuttle information can be found here.

About Bonita Springs

A welcoming beach community known for its sparkling beaches, fishing and outdoor activities, Bonita Springs is the perfect getaway. Located in between Ft. Myers and Naples, you can spend your day hunting for seashells, kayaking in Lovers Key State Park or relaxing by the hotel pool. Make Bonita Springs your January vacation destination.

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