Live Pharmacology CME in Las Vegas for NPs, PAs, MDs, Pharmacists

Primary Care Update 2021 Las Vegas

Westgate Las Vegas | June 9-11, 2021

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In Person Conference as low as $425

Live Stream as low as $350

Hotel as low as $89

In Person Conference Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires May 10, 2021.

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

Live Pharmacology CME | June 9-11, 2021

Our live pharmacology CME is perfect for medical professionals seeking the latest in drug therapy.  Join Family Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners 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 Credit™, 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. Prefer not to travel or sit in the meeting space? Join us via live stream webcast & earn live CE/CME! All educational sessions will be broadcast from Las Vegas.

Join us for this pharmacology continuing medical education CME at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, June 9-11, 2021,  amidst the vibrant nightlife, shows and fine dining of Las Vegas.

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Conference Registration

In Person Conference Discounted Advanced Registration *:

3 Day Fee: $625

2 Day Fee: $525

1 Day Fee: $425
*Expires May 10, 2020

Regular Registration:

3 Day Fee: $675

2 Day Fee: $575

1 Day Fee: $475

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

Live Stream Webcast Registration:

3 Day Fee: $550

2 Day Fee: $450

1 Day Fee: $350

Registration Details

In Person Conference registration includes workshop attendance, handouts, breakfast or refreshments during the meetings and documentation of continuing education credit*.

Live Stream Webcast registration includes live conference streaming, access to online course materials 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).

 

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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 0741-0000-21-004-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-21-005-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-21-006-L01-P, Activity: Knowledge

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

Hot Topics in Infectious Diseases: New Antimicrobials, Penicillin Allergy De-labeling, Shorter Durations of Therapy, and more IV to PO conversion in complicated infections

5 hours | Wednesday, 6/9/2021
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM PST
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM PST

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

  1. Review various newer antimicrobials that have been FDA-approved.
  2. Evaluate these agents critically for use in clinical practice.
  3. Discuss penicillin allergies including long-term implications.
  4. Describe process and recent data supporting intervention strategies to de-label patients.
  5. Describe disease states for which shorter durations of therapy data are growing.
  6. Review data for which IV to PO conversion is growing for complicated infections.

Expert Speaker

Christopher M. Bland, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS

Clinical Associate Professor, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System, Savannah, Georgia. Dr. Bland has an affiliation with Merck Pharmaceuticals, Biomerieux Diagnostics, and La Jolla Pharmaceuticals.

Hot Topics in Ambulatory Care: New Asthma Guidelines, Migraine Prophylaxis including CGRP antagonists, and COVID-19 for the Primary Care Provider

5 hours | Thursday, 6/10/2021
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM PST
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM PST

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

  1. Describe new recommendations to recently published asthma guidelines.
  2.  Discuss changes in asthma medication recommendations.
  3. Discuss current role of traditional agents for migraine prophylaxis.
  4. Describe role of newer CGRP antagonists within migraine prophylaxis.
  5. Review acute effects of COVID-19 on the primary care provider.
  6. Provide guidance in managing long-term complications of COVID-19 for the primary care provider.

 

Expert Speaker

Christopher M. Bland, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS

Clinical Associate Professor, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System, Savannah, Georgia. Dr. Bland has an affiliation with Merck Pharmaceuticals, Biomerieux Diagnostics, and La Jolla Pharmaceuticals.

Preventive Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Update: A Case-Based Approach

5 hours | Friday, 6/11/2021
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:30AM PST
Educational Session: 8:00AM – 1:30PM PST

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

  1. Review medications and lifestyle modifications that are recommended for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
  2. Explain recommendations from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for treatment of patients with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, peripheral arterial disease and atrial fibrillation.
  3. Formulate a care plan for patients with resistant hypertension based on the 2018 American Heart Association scientific statement.
  4. Describe the evidence supporting bedtime dosing of antihypertensive medications.
  5. Apply the treatment approaches recommended in the 2018 ACC-AHA cholesterol guideline to patients with hypercholesterolemia.
  6. Define the evidence and role in therapy of nonstatin medications in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.
  7. Examine results from cardiovascular outcome trials evaluating the use of angiotensin–neprilysin inhibition in heart failure with reduce ejection fraction.
  8. Compare and contrast the evidence and guideline recommendations supporting the use of antiplatelet therapy for primary and secondary prevention patients.
  9. Examine the evidence-based CV risk reduction benefits of medications used to treat type 2 diabetes.
  10. Create treatment plans that reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

 

Expert Speaker

Joseph Saseen, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO.  Dr. Saseen has NO financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject being presented.

Hotel Information

Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino
3000 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Hotel Reservations:  A block of rooms have been reserved for June 8-12, 2021. The discounted room rate will be available until May 10, 2021. Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches.

Click here to reserve your room online or call 1-800-732-7117 and mention code SGULJ1.

  • 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 to 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 Location

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-732-5111
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