General Course Fee: $99
This program in its entirety provides 5 hours (0.5 CEU) of ACPE CPE home study, opioids and pain credit AMA Category 2 CME, and CNE pharmacology credit.
Course Expiration Date
This program, Update in the Management of Headaches and Seizure Disorders, Polypharmacy and the Elderly, was originally presented and recorded April 5, 2019 at a live continuing education seminar for health professionals.
At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:
What a Headache! Clinical Review of Different Headaches with Corresponding Treatments: 1. Review briefly risk factors, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of cluster, tension, and migraine headaches. 2. Describe various treatment and preventative strategies of each type of headache when applicable. 3. Illustrate appropriate treatments through patient cases
Seize the day! Update in the Management of Epilepsy: 4. Summarize different seizure types requiring therapy. 5. Review briefly current available options for epilepsy treatment. 6. Describe newer treatments in the management of epilepsy.
Polypharmacy and the Elderly: Minimizing Untoward Effects through Prudent Prescribing: 7. Summarize factors leading to polypharmacy in the elderly. 8. Define inappropriate medications for elderly patients. 10. Describe tools to screen patients for polypharmacy. 11. Describe best practices for limiting adverse drug events in “necessary” medications. 12. Illustrate possible polypharmacy interventions using case studies.
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.
- Register online by clicking here.
- Your emailed course confirmation will contain the pertinent information for completing this online learning course.
- Once registered, you may watch our self paced continuing education course on your computer or mobile device.
- Please use the links, included in your emailed confirmation, to download the course handout and complete the course post test and evaluation.
Requirements for Credit
For ACPE, ANCC or AMA Category 2 Credit, you must receive a score of 70% or greater on the multiple choice test and and complete the written course evaluation.
Please complete and test and evaluation online. ULS will receive notification of course completion, and will mail your statement of credit.*
*Pharmacists: Please ensure that we have your NABP# and date of birth on file. ACPE does not allow us to provide you with paper Statements of Credit. Should you need a paper statement of credit, you can access that information via CPE Monitor. All other professionals: An applicable paper Statement of Credit will be issued upon receipt of your post-conference paperwork.
Obtaining CE Credit
Once your course is completed and accreditation requirements have been met, ULS will receive notification of course completion, and email your statement of credit (physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and non-US health professionals), report credit to CPE Monitor (pharmacists) and report credit to other organizations that you specify such as CE Broker. Please provide all necessary reporting information at the time of registration.
Accreditation/ Target Audience
This course provides five (5) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.
American Osteopathic Association (AOA): This course provides five (5) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.
Members of the College of Family Physicians of Canada CFPC : This course provides five (5) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA): This course provides five (5) hours of AMA Category 2 credit.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): Continuing education hours approved by ACPE meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria. This course provides pharmacology/pharmacotherapeutics 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 ACPE credit.
University Learning Systems is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11409.
University Learning Systems (ULS), is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education. All ULS courses carry ACPE credit with the designation for pharmacists (P). Online courses are recognized as home study courses by ACPE.
Title: Update in the Management of Headaches and Seizure Disorders, Polypharmacy and the Elderly
Activity Type: Application
CEU: 5 hours
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.