Therapeutic Update 2020 Las Vegas

Westage Las Vegas | June 10-12, 2020

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Conference as low as $399

Hotel as low as $89

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires May 10, 2020.

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

Live Pharmacology CME | June 10-12, 2020

Our live pharmacology CME is perfect for  Nurse Practitioners seeking the latest in drug therapy.  Join Family Physicians, Pharmacists and Physician Assistants who have been benefiting from our exceptional pharmacology CME for over 30 years. Our courses feature academic experts with proven clinical skills.

This conference provides 15 contact hours (1.5 CEU) of live AAFP/ AMA PRA Category 1™, ACPE and pharmacology CE/ CME credit over three days. 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.

Join us for this pharmacology continuing medical education CME at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, June 10-12, 2020,  amidst the vibrant nightlife, shows and fine dining of Las Vegas.

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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, SGULJ0.

A block of rooms have been reserved for June 9-13, 2020. The discounted room rate will be available until May 10, 2020. Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches.

  • Premium Room – $89.00/night
  • Reduced Resort Fee – $23.00/night, regularly $34.00/night

Check In Time: 3:00 PM

Check Out Time: 11:00 AM

The above guest room rates and fees 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 and Westgate shuttle for easy 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.

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Conference Registration

Discounted Advanced Registration*:

3 Day Fee: $599

2 Day Fee: $499

1 Day Fee: $399
*Expires May 10, 2020

Regular Registration:

3 Day Fee: $650

2 Day Fee: $550

1 Day Fee: $450

Conference Surcharge if not staying on site at hotel: $50.00 ( see Conference Policies)

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.

  • Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-017-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-018-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 3: 3 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-019-L01-P, Activity: Application
  • Session 4: 2 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-20-020-L04-P, Activity: Application

Physicians: This Live activity, Therapeutic Update 2020 , from 04/22/2020 – 06/12/2020, 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.

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Conference Policies

New Drug Update Part 1

5 hours | Wednesday, 6/10/2020
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM
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, FAPhA 

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, 6/11/2020
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM
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, FAPhA 

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.

The Opioid Epidemic in 2020 (3hrs) and Pharmaceutical Pricing 2020 (2hrs)

5 hours | Friday, 6/12/2020
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM

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

The Opioid Epidemic in 2020(3hrs) :

  • Describe the current data on the use and abuse of opioids in the US.
  • Assess patients accurately with pain for consideration of an opioid trial.
  • Establish realistic goals for pain management and restoration of function.
  • Initiate and titrate opioid treatment (IR and ER/LA) safely and judiciously, maximizing efficacy while minimizing risks.
  • Monitor and re-evaluate treatment continuously; discontinue safely when appropriate.
  • Counsel patients and caregivers about use, misuse, abuse, diversion and overdose.
  • Educate patients about safe storage and disposal of opioids.

Pharmaceutical Pricing 2020 (2hrs)

  • Estimate the costs to develop a new chemical or biologic medication in the US and what the costs for selected marketed brand name, generic, and biologic medications;
  • Describe the role(s) of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM’s) and the Pharmaceutical Industry in drug pricing;
  • Describe the reasons that the cost of many medications are increasing at a rate that is much higher than the Consumer Price Index over the last 10 years;
  • Develop appropriate alternative, cost-effective, evidence-based drug regimens utilizing the specific preferred formulary options or generics when they may be less cost to the patient than preferred co-pays.

 

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Expert Speaker:

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

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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