Live CME in Yosemite | June 28-30, 2017

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite NP | 15 Contact Hours

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Conference as low as $575

Hotel as low as $330

Registration Deadline
Discounted Advanced Registration expires May 28, 2017

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
1122 Highway 41
Fish Camp, CA 93623

Nature Filled Getaway + 15 Contact Hours of CE/CME

Join University Learning Systems for our CE/CME conference, Drug Abuse, Diversion and Treatment of CNS and Substance Use Disorders, at the Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite June 28-30, 2017. Rejuvenate at this elegant resort in California's High Sierras and nearby Yosemite National Park. Tenaya Lodge, offering endless adventure options, is the location for our West coast CE/CME program that 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 Amenities & Local Attractions

  • Newly renovated in 2015/2016, Tenaya is your gateway for your Yosemite adventure.
  • Surrounded by the Sierra National Forest, Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is your all-season “basecamp” to explore Yosemite and the Southern Sierra.
  • Use the Tenaya Activity Planner to get the most out of your Yosemite experience.
  • Several unique dining options available.
  • Ascent Spa offers a full range of treatments including massage, body wraps, facials and nails. Or just come down and relax in the sauna and steam room and leave restored.
  • For hotel rates and reservations, please see “Course & Hotel Fees” tab.

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Hotel Information

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
1122 Highway 41
Fish Camp, CA 93623
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A block of rooms have been reserved for June 25-July 1, 2017. The discounted room rate will be available until May 28, 2017. Certain room types may be sold out as the conference date approaches. All rooms based on availability.

  • Premium Room – $330.00

Resort Services Fee: $15.00

Hotel Reservations: Call 559-692-8916 and mention our group code, University Learning Systems.

Cancellation Policy: All room cancellations must be made 7 days prior to arrival in order to receive a full refund.

Conference Registration

Discounted Advanced Registration: $575
*Expires May 28, 2016

Regular Registration: $625

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 conference 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:

  • Three information-packed days with CME content taught by expert Edward Fisher, R.Ph., Ph.D.
  • Earn CME and update your knowledge – all in a relaxing and entertaining setting.

Expert Speaker
Edward Fisher | R.Ph., Ph.D.

Professor and Dean, College of Pharmacy, Marshall B. Ketchum University, Fullerton, CA.
Dr. Fisher has no financial arrangements with any corporate organization that might have an interest in the subject interest in the subject being presented. 

Session One

The New Definition of Abuse: Diversion (The Illicit Use of Prescription Drugs) 

Drugs to be emphasized: Opioids, Stimulants, Marijuana

5 hours | Wednesday, 06/28/2017
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:00AM
Educational Session: 7:30AM – 1:00PM

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

  •  Describe the extent of diversion occurring in the United States;
  •  List the most commonly diverted substances;
  •  Discuss the impact, especially the increase in overdose deaths associated with opioids, of diversion on society and on abusers;
  • Compare and contrast the evidence for and against the medical use of all substances discussed;
  •  Describe the abuse & addiction potential of all substances discussed;
  •  List the most common adverse effects associated with the diverted substances;
  •  List the sources of diversion; and
  •  Discuss the reasons for the increase in use of diverted substances especially in young people.

Pharmacy Technician Objectives: Same

Session Two

Pharmacotherapy for Substance Use Disorders (Ethanol, Opioids and Nicotine) & Substance-induced Disorders (Intoxication & Withdrawal)

5 hours | Thursday, 06/29/2017
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:00AM
Educational Session: 7:30AM – 1:00PM

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

  • Describe the scope of the problem of substance-related disorders (substance use and substance induced disorders);
  • Recall the diagnostic criteria used in DSM-5 for substance-related disorders;
  • Compare and contrast the efficacy of drugs used to treat substance use disorders, and substance induced disorders;
  • Recall the pharmacological properties of all drugs discussed; and
  • List the commonly encountered and potential serious adverse effects associated with all drugs discussed.

Pharmacy Technician Objectives: 1. Describe the scope of the problem of substance-related disorders (substance use and substance induced disorders); 2. List the drugs used to treat substance use disorders, and substance induced disorders; 3.  List the commonly encountered and potential serious adverse effects associated with all drugs discussed.

Session Three

Overview of the Fundamentals of Pharmacotherapy for Disorders of the Central Nervous System

5 hours | Friday, 06/30/2017
Check-in and Breakfast: 7:00AM
Educational Session: 7:30AM – 1:00PM

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

  • Describe the fundamentals of neurotransmission;
  • List the sites of action of drugs that are used for CNS disorders;
  • List and describe the most common characteristics of neurotransmitters associated with the CNS;
  • List the drugs most commonly prescribed for the disorders discussed;
  • Compare and contrast the relative efficacy of drugs used to treat each disorder; and
  • List the commonly encountered and potential serious adverse effects associated with all drugs discussed.

Pharmacy Technician Objectives:  1. List the sites of action of drugs that are used for CNS disorders; 2.  List the drugs most commonly prescribed for the disorders discussed; 3.  List the commonly encountered and potential serious adverse effects associated with the drugs discussed.

Conference Policies

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

All persons attending the conference must register. Spouses, family and friends are welcome and do not need to register unless they attend the educational sessions. Special conference 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 conference, 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: This Live activity, Drug Abuse, Diversion and Treatment of CNS and Substance Use Disorders, with a beginning date of 06/28/2017, 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.

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): 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.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP): National Certification Program for Nurse Practitioners accepts AAFP Prescribed credit and ACPE credit.

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

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

  • Session 1: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-17-022-L01-P, 0741-0000-17-022-L01-T, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 2: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-17-023-L01-P, 0741-0000-17-023-L01-T, Activity: Knowledge
  • Session 3: 5 Contact Hours ACPE UAN 0741-0000-17-024-L01-P, 0741-0000-17-024-L01-T, 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/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.

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 conference.

Requirements for Credit: Credit is dependent on verification of conference 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: 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 conference.