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Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians

  1. 1. for Advanced Practice Clinicians 45-hour course for obtaining or renewing prescriptive authority and updating your knowledge *SAN FRANCISCO, CA • SEPTEMBER 10-16, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC • OCTOBER 8-14, 2012 *LAS VEGAS, NV • NOVEMBER 5-11, 2012 *Includes California BRN Schedule II Controlled Substance educational requirements (see page 6) Principal Instructors Alan P. Agins, PhD Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC , PLNC Preconference Pediatric Pharmacology Update (See page 5) Daily Registration Available (See page 10)REGISTER TODAY!
  2. 2. Highlights & BenefitsAdvanced practice clinicians now have the ability to apply for prescriptive authority in all states*. With the advent of healthreform and the spotlight on primary care, APCs will play a significant role in handling the increased number of patientsaccessing the health care system. It is essential to be up-to-date on the latest pharmaceuticals available for a variety of acuteand chronic conditions, including therapeutic effects, monitoring patient response, and managing side effects. Achievingprescriptive authority also significantly improves marketability in this changing economic and health care environment.Now in its 18th year, “Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians,” continues to be the “go-to” course for cliniciansseeking or renewing prescriptive authority. Many who have taken the course also return periodically to update theirknowledge on pharmaceuticals. Our Principal Instructors, Alan Agins, PhD and Jody Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC,WCC, have designed a comprehensive pharmacology course which addresses the pharmacology of current medicationsas well as clinical application in the primary care setting. Additional clinician faculty members enhance learning throughspecialty application and case study discussions.Highlights of these courses include: A dynamic Preconference on Pediatric Pharmacology, focusing on medications and prescribing regimens specific to the specialty of caring for children. Experienced and knowledgeable clinical faculty with a relaxed and entertaining teaching style. Case-based and interactive discussion to help you apply the content to clinical problems you face daily in your practice. Daily registration for those with selective needs for renewing prescriptive authority or updating current knowledge in pharmacology. California BRN Schedule II Controlled Substances educational requirements are included in the San Francisco and Las Vegas courses.* States’ requirements for prescriptive authority vary. Please contact your State Board of Nursing regarding educational requirements. Course Objectives Who Should Attend?Upon completion of the course, the participant will be Nurse Practitionersable to: Certified Nurse-Midwives Explain the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of Clinical Nurse Specialists a variety of drugs used to treat primary care conditions. Physician Assistants Discuss pharmaceutical options and develop a Registered Nurses therapeutic regimen that maximizes effectiveness while minimizing adverse reactions. Nurse Educators Evaluate the response of the patient to the drugs and Physicians devices and implement appropriate action. Pharmacists Demonstrate clinical application of the pharmacology … and anyone else interested in a comprehensive primary content through case study discussion. care pharmacology update. Provide appropriate patient education regarding drug therapy for a given disease state. Discuss the pharmacology of select dietary supplements Exhibits and nutrients. Recognize the professional and legal aspects of Companies and organizations interested in exhibiting prescribing and furnishing drugs. professionally relevant products and services can contact the Exhibitor Information Line at (925) 361-4807 email or visit http://www. for additional information.2 Visit us to register today • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#Pharm12)
  3. 3. Principal Instructors Additional Faculty Dr. Alan P. Agins earned a Patricia Reiter Becker, MS, CFNP-BC Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences Nurse Practitioner from the University of Rhode Island. Broomall Pediatrics He has held faculty appointments at West Chester, Pennsylvania Brown Medical School, Northeastern Faculty, Widener University University School of Pharmacy and Chester, Pennsylvania University of Virginia School of Nursing. During his tenure at Carolyn Buppert, JD, MSN, CRNPBrown, he received the “Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award” Author: Prescribing: Preventing Legal Pitfalls (2010)over five consecutive years for his outstanding pharmacology The Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legallectures. Dr. Agins has also taught graduate & post-graduate Guide (2011)pharmacology courses at a number of nursing schools around Attorney, Health Care Lawthe country including Penn State, Idaho State, Radford, Law Office of Carolyn Buppert, P.C.University of West Virginia and University of Arizona. Bethesda, MarylandAs founder and president of PRN Associates, Dr. Agins Elizabeth O. Dietz, EdD, RN, CS-NPhas lectured nationally to more than 70,000 advanced Director, Health Occupations Departmentpractice clinicians and allied health professionals over the Mission Collegepast 18 years. He is a regularly invited speaker at annual Lead Faculty Chair, University of Phoenix, College of Nursingconferences for a number of national, regional and state Member: Board of Directors, American Nurses Associationnursing organizations. Dr. Agins has authored 3 books, Professor Emeritus, San Jose State Universitywrites pharmacology-related articles and continuing San Jose, Californiaeducation monographs, presents weekly live CE webinarsfor pharmacists through RxSchool (AMN Healthcare) and Patricia Geraghty, MSN, RN, FNPwrites a monthly e-Newsletter for Lexi-Comp. He is currently Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Holy Names Universitydeveloping educational videos on a variety of pharmacology Oakland, Californiatopics for online CE which promise to be unique in format as Nurse Practitioner, Private Practicewell as entertaining. Walnut Creek, California Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, Jamie Lynch, MSN, ARNP FNP/GNP-BC, WCC, PLNC Nurse Practitioner received an ADN from Kansas Orlando Heart Center City Kansas Community College, Orlando, Florida BSN from Webster University and an MSN/Family Nurse Practitioner Victoria Weill, MSN, CPNP-PC from the University of Kansas. She Associate Program Director has held faculty appointments Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Programat the University of Kansas, Truman State University and University of Pennsylvania School of NursingArizona State University. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Pediatric Nurse PractitionerMrs. Agins is board certified by the ANCC in Family Practice North Penn VNA Children’s Clinicand Gerontology and wound care certified through WCEI. Lansdale, PennsylvaniaShe currently works full time as a nurse practitioner forEvercare (United Healthcare), maintains a part-time privatepractice, consults for a Tucson-based Hospice company, isPresident of Seminars for Healthcare Education, Inc, andis an invited speaker by a number of national, regional andlocal organizations. Mrs. Agins is also a clinical preceptorfor Family and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner students forUniversity of Phoenix, University of Arizona and ArizonaState University and is currently on the editorial board forClinician Review.The “take-home-message” that Dr. Agins and Mrs. Aginsattempt to instill is to adopt a profound respect for, but alsocautious attitude about drugs - what they can do … andwhat their limitations are. After many years “on the road”and every conceivable pharmacology question from theiraudiences, they maintain their great sense of humor and wit,as well as a unique talent for breathing life into dry or difficultsubject matter. Their goal is to make this course memorable,informative and enjoyable … essentially the very bestpharmacology CE experience for everyone who attends. A Leader in Quality Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals for 30 years 3
  4. 4. AccreditationA Certificate of Attendance will be available online after you complete the course requirements, enabling you to registeryour credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations. To apply for credit not listed below, use the procedureestablished by the specific organization.Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Nurse-MidwivesPediatric Pharmacology: 7.5 ANCC/9 CA BRN contact hours Pediatric Pharmacology: 7.5 hoursPharmacology Course: 45 ANCC/54 CA BRN contact hours Pharmacology Course: 45 hoursContemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of The Continuing Education Committee of the Americancontinuing nursing education by the American Nurses College of Nurse-Midwives grants reciprocity status toCredentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical EducationContemporary Forums is approved by the California Board (ACCME) for Category 1 offerings, providing the program isof Registered Nursing, Provider #04516. relevant to nurse-midwifery. Nurse-Midwives may report up(CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes) to the listed hours of credit.Approved for 45 contact hours (includes 4.25 contact Physician Assistantshours – ethical, fiscal and legal CE; No Category A – Ohio Pediatric Pharmacology: 7.5 hoursNursing Law and Rules) by the Ohio Nurses Association Pharmacology Course: 45 hours(OBN-001-91), an accredited approver of continuing nursingeducation by the ANCC. ONA #APN-03-07-R11 The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizationsThe Pediatric Pharmacology Preconference is approved for accredited by the ACCME to grant Category 1 hours toward a maximum of 7.5 NAPNAP contact hours of the Physician’s Recognition Award. PAs may report up to which a maximum of 7.5 contain pharmacology the listed hours of credit. ( ) content per the National Associationof Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive AuthorityEducation Guidelines. Contemporary Forums, NAPNAP Pediatric Pharmacology: 7.5 hoursApproved Provider, Agency #12. Pharmacology Course: 45 hoursPhysicians Because states’ requirements vary, contact your BoardPediatric Pharmacology: 7.5 credits of Nursing for more information.Pharmacology Course: 45 credits PharmacistsContemporary Forums is accredited by the Accreditation Pediatric Pharmacology: 7.5 hours/.75 CEUsCouncil for Continuing Medical Education to provide Pharmacology Course: 45 hours/4.5 CEUs availablecontinuing medical education for physicians. Contemporary Forums is accredited by the AccreditationContemporary Forums designates this Live Activity for Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider ofa maximum of 52.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™(7.5 continuing pharmacy education. Statements of Credit andPediatric Pharmacology, 45 Pharmacology Course). the process for obtaining them will be available online afterPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate the completion of the conference. This conference haswith the extent of their participation in the activity. multiple ACPE Universal Activity Numbers which will be provided on the schedule you receive when you print your Statement of Credit. This conference is a knowledge-based CPE activity.4 Visit us to register today • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#Pharm12)
  5. 5. Preconference SchedulePediatric Pharmacology UpdateACPE #263-000-12-278-L01-P 7.5 Contact Hours/.75 CEUs ( = 7.5 hrs.)San Francisco, CA on September 10 • Washington, DC on October 8 • Las Vegas, NV on November 5MondayKeeping up with information on the medications you prescribe when caring for children is indeed a challenge. Plan nowto join your colleagues for what promises to be an information-packed day on drugs used for common pediatric healthproblems. Taught by two clinicians and educators, this update will enable you to better: Identify medications and prescribing regimens for common and complex pediatric health problems. Anticipate potential side effects and adverse reactions and discuss their management. Evaluate the effectiveness of a variety of treatment regimens through interactive case study sessions. 7:00 a.m. Preconference Registration 1:15 Common Dermatologic Conditions Patricia Reiter Becker, MS, CFNP-BC 8:00 Infectious Conditions: Treatment Victoria Weill, MSN, CPNP-PC Victoria Weill, MSN, CPNP-PC • Acne • Otitis Media; Otitis Media with Effusion; Otitis Externa • MRSA, Atopic Dermatitis and Other Rashes • UTI 2:45 Break • Pneumonia 3:00 Managing GI Problems in Children 9:30 Update on “Hot Topics” in Pediatric Victoria Weill, MSN, CPNP-PC Pharmacology • GERD Patricia Reiter Becker, MS, CFNP-BC • Constipation10:00 Break 4:00 Infectious Conditions: Prevention10:15 Managing Respiratory Problems Victoria Weill, MSN, CPNP-PC Patricia Reiter Becker, MS, CFNP-BC • Immunization Update • RSV/Synagis Update 4:45 Questions and Discussion • Asthma 5:00 Adjourn • Allergic Rhinitis12:00 p.m. Questions and Discussion12:15 k Lunch Break A Leader in Quality Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals for 30 years 5
  6. 6. Pharmacology Course ScheduleSan Francisco, CA on Sept. 11-16 • Washington, DC on Oct. 9-14 • Las Vegas, NV on Nov. 6-11Daily registration is also available (see page 10). This course will not be recorded.Tuesday ThursdayACPE #263-000-12-279-L01-P 8.5 Contact Hours/.85 CEUs ACPE #263-000-12-281-L01-P 8 Contact Hours/.8 CEUs( = 8.5 hrs.) ( = 8 hrs.) 7:00 a.m. Registration 7:30 a.m. Registration 8:00 Introduction: The Fundamentals of 8:00 Dermatology (Part 2): Pharmacology and Therapeutics Non-Infectious Conditions (Including Drug Interactions) Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC Alan P. Agins, PhD • Allergic Dermatitis, Eczema & Others • Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics Endocrine: Thyroid12:00 p.m. Lunch Will Be Provided Alan P. Agins, PhD Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC 1:00 Cardiovascular Pharmacology (Part 1) Alan P. Agins, PhD • Pharmacology and Treatment Pearls Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC Psychopharmacology & Neuropharmacology • Hypertension Alan P. Agins, PhD • Dyslipidemia Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC • Type 2 Diabetes (Including Obesity) • Dementia and Delirium - Drugs for Cognition 6:00 Adjourn - Antiepileptics (for Behaviors) • AntipsychoticsWednesday 12:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own 1:00 Psychopharmacology & NeuropharmacologyACPE #263-000-12-280-L01-P 8 Contact Hours/.8 CEUs (Continued)( = 8 hrs.) • Antidepressants 7:30 a.m. Registration • Antianxiety/Sedative-Hypnotics 8:00 Infectious Disease Pharmacology 5:30 Adjourn Alan P. Agins, PhD • Antibiotics • Antifungals12:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own 1:00 Understanding the Basics of HIV Therapy Alan P. Agins, PhD Adult Vaccines: Guidelines and Recommendations ATTENTION: Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC California Nurse Practitioners Treating Infections: Guidelines & Nurse-Midwives and Case Studies *Prescribing Schedule II Controlled Substances Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC Content to meet the requirements of the California Board • Otitis/Sinusitis of Registered Nursing to furnish Schedule II medications • Community-Acquired Pneumonia will be presented on Friday in San Francisco and Las • MRSA Vegas only. California NPs and CNMs who already • C. difficile have a furnishing number may register for Friday only • Others in San Francisco and Las Vegas and will receive a Schedule II certificate. The CA BRN requirements will Dermatology (Part 1) : Infection-Related NOT be presented at the Washington, DC course. Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC • Fungal, Bacterial, Viral 5:30 Adjourn6 Visit us to register today • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#Pharm12)
  7. 7. Friday (*Schedule II Requirements) SaturdayACPE #263-000-12-282-L01-P 8 Contact Hours/.8 CEUs ACPE #263-000-12-283-L01-P 8 Contact Hours/.8 CEUs( = 8 hrs.) ( = 8 hrs.) 7:30 a.m. Registration 7:30 a.m. Registration 8:00 Stimulants* 8:00 Hot Topics in Dietary Supplements Alan P. Agins, PhD Alan P. Agins, PhD Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC • Probiotics • ADHD • Vitamin D3 • Other Uses • Omega-3 Opioid Analgesics* 9:15 Women’s Health Drugs Alan P. Agins, PhD Patricia Geraghty, MS, RN, FNP Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC • Hormonal Contraception10:45 Legal Aspects of Prescribing* • Hormone Therapy Carolyn Buppert, JD, MSN, CRNP • Osteoporosis Update California BRN Schedule II Requirements* • Medications During Pregnancy and Lactation (Presented in San Francisco and Las Vegas Only) Elizabeth O. Dietz, EdD, RN, CS-NP • Questions and Discussion12:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own 12:15 p.m. Lunch on Your Own 1:30 Prescription Drug Abuse 1:15 Women’s Health Drugs (Continued) Alan P. Agins, PhD 2:45 Respiratory Pharmacology: Neuropathic Pain A Case Study Approach Alan P. Agins, PhD Jamie Lynch, MSN, ARNP • Seasonal Allergies/Rhinitis (Including OTCs) • Antidepressants • Asthma • Antiepileptics • COPD - Acute and Chronic • Topicals • Pulmonary Hypertension Rheumatoid Arthritis/Osteoarthritis • Special Considerations in the Elderly Alan P. Agins, PhD Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC 5:30 Adjourn • Biologics • OTC Analgesics & Others5:30 Adjourn Sunday ACPE #263-000-12-284-L01-P 4.5 Contact Hours/.45 CEUs ( = 4.5 hrs.) 7:30 a.m. Registration 8:00 Cardiovascular Pharmacology (Part 2): A Case Study Approach Jamie Lynch, MSN, ARNP • Angina/Coronary Artery Disease (Including OTCs) - Risk Factors/Insulin Management • Atrial Fibrillation - Anticoagulation • Congestive Heart Failure - Diastolic/Systolic - Cardiomyopathies • Neurocardiogenic Syncope • Special Considerations in the Elderly 11:30 Review Self-Assessment Post-Test 12:30 p.m. Conference Summary/Evaluation 12:45 Adjourn A Leader in Quality Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals for 30 years 7
  8. 8. Course Locations & Hotel Accommodations Special group rates are in effect for participants and their guests, based on room availability. You must make your reservation early and before the “hotel room block release date” listed for each hotel. Rooms may sell out before this date so be sure to make your reservation now. After the release date, rooms and group rates may no longer be available so call the hotel for availability. Rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes. For room reservations, call the hotel and inform them that you are attending the Contemporary Forums’ Pharmacology Course. Request a confirmation number and written confirmation of your reservation.San Francisco • September 10-16 in Chinatown where fish markets, tea and herb shops, and exotic produce stalls spill onto the street, or North Beach, the Italian quarter, where you can join locals at an outdoor café for espresso and pastry or wander in and out of the tempting delis, bakeries and pasta houses. Your trip to San Francisco would not be complete without a shopping spree and this city offers many opportunities for that! The Hyatt Regency San Francisco, with its impressive 20-story garden atrium lobby and a view from every room, is surrounded by a multitude of shops and restaurants, including the newly renovated Ferry Building, bustling with a Farmer’s Market, gourmet shops and restaurants. Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111.Explore Fisherman’s Wharf with the frenetic energy of fishing Hotel room release date: August 17, 2012boats, street performers and artists. Pier 39 is an extravaganzaof shops and restaurants, where you’ll be amazed at the antics Rates: $219 single/double occupancyof hundreds of sea lions frolicking in the sun. From here you For room reservations call (800) 233-1234. For additionalcan hop on a cable car and take in sweeping views of the hotel information, call Hyatt Regency San Francisco atbay, Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Spend some time (415) 788-1234.Washington, DC • October 8-14 The internationally famous Smithsonian Institution is constantly expanding its collection, including the unique Museum of Natural History and the impressive Air and Space Museum. At the National Archives, our nation’s most significant political documents — the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights — are on display. For evening entertainment, Washington’s internationally acclaimed restaurants truly reflect the diversity of the city. From fresh seafood to rich Italian, organic or your favorite ethnic dish, “DC” has it all! The Hyatt Regency Crystal City offers many attractions, from its majestic five-story atrium lobby to its outdoor pool and spa. The hotel also features fine dining at its Chesapeake Grill rooftop restaurant, complete with a panoramic view of Washington. The hotel is adjacent to the Crystal City Shopping Mall with over 200 shops and boutiques, specialty restaurants and theaters.Discover Washington, DC ... a unique blend of politics,diplomacy and history. Tour the impressive Capitol Building Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davidand the original Supreme Court Chambers, where landmark Highway, Arlington, VA 22202.decisions are made. You won’t want to miss the Jefferson Hotel room release date: September 15, 2012Memorial, Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument to Rates: $199 single/double occupancyget a glimpse into the lives of the great men who formed thebasic concepts of our democracy. The Vietnam, Korean War For room reservations call (888) 421-1442. For additionaland FDR Memorials are vivid reminders of key moments in hotel information, call Hyatt Regency Crystal City atour nation’s history. (703) 418-1234.8 Visit us to register today • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#Pharm12)
  9. 9. Las Vegas • November 5-11 rousing pirate battle at Treasure Island, marvel at the dancing waters display at the Bellagio, take a romantic gondola ride through the canals of the Venetian or dine at the top of the Eiffel Tower at Paris. Don’t miss the newly- opened CityCenter complex located in the heart of The Strip, a blend of sleek architecture and public miniparks, luxury hotels, and Crystals, a three-story retail center. The hot pink lights of the Flamingo Las Vegas, centrally located in the middle of all the action on “The Strip,” beckon you to explore this bustling resort. Surrounded by a beautiful 15 acre tropical retreat, the stunning pools at The Flamingo interconnect through the lagoons and around a magnificent cascading waterfall. The spa at The Flamingo is a great spot to relax after a long day. The Flamingo also knows how to entertain … between the wide selection of shows covering themes from comedy to music and the large, dynamicViva Las Vegas … it’s impossible to resist the excitement of casino for trying your luck, there is something for everyone!the neon lights, the shrieks of delight from jackpot winners,and the glitz and glamour of the hotels on the strip. Dine Flamingo Las Vegas, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Lasat restaurants inspired by the world’s greatest collection of Vegas, NV 89109.chefs--Wolfgang Puck, Emeril Lagasse, Bobby Flay and Hotel room release date: October 12, 2012Thomas Keller, just to name a few. Treat yourself to aworld-class show, including a choice of five Cirque du Soleil Rates: $109 single/double occupancyproductions, Disney’s The Lion King, the Blue Man Group, For room reservations call (888) 373-9855. ForPhantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular and Jersey Boys. additional hotel information, call Flamingo Las VegasWatch the volcano erupt at the Mirage, don’t miss the at (888) 902-9929. Rave Reviews “This is the seventh time I have attended this conference! “The wealth of knowledge and experience that Jody and It meets my CE needs related to updating my practice Alan Agins bring to the lectures enhance the learning and also meets ALL of my CE requirements for three experience.” certifications (Family, Psych, Acute Care). The format is – Julie Yoon, MSN, CRNP • Philadelphia, PA relaxed and professional. I love it.” - Joe Taylor, PhD, NP • Prentiss, MS “Excellent conference. Presented new information and reviewed essential medication information as well. “Alan and Jody Agins are awesome! Their presentations Super speakers. Well-organized. Would recommend to are timely, detailed and so very pertinent and useful in all health care providers.” today’s changing clinical environment.” - Marybeth Goldbach, MSN, BC-CRNP – Maria Zurinsky, RN, FNP • Houston, TX Moon Township, PA “This conference was very helpful in updating my “After attending the 2010 conference, I sent an email to pharmacology knowledge and skills. Dr. and Mrs. Agins all 60 members of my team encouraging them to attend are brilliant and dynamic speakers.” the 2011 conference.” - Madelyn Balicas, MSN, ANP-BC • Yonkers, NY - Carolyn Penharlow, MSN, FNP • Reston, VA “This is the second Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians Course I’ve attended and it is better than the first! I am looking forward to the next.” – Mary Frodermann, MSN • Myrtle Point, OR “I have attended a number of Alan Agins’ pharmacology courses and find that he is always current, an engaging speaker, and has the gift to teach complex concepts in an understandable and memorable way, whether you are a novice or seasoned nurse practitioner.” – Michelle Porthouse, MS, NP • Fredericksburg, VA A Leader in Quality Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals for 30 years 9
  10. 10. Registration Information Registrations must include full tuition payment to be accepted. Registrations faxed without payment will not be processed. Conference communications are sent via email. When registering please provide attendee’s best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. Since conference registration and hotel rooms are limited, early registration is advised. Out of consideration to registrants, children of any age and spouses may not attend the sessions Course Tuition (U.S. Funds) Pediatric Pharmacology Pharmacology Daily Preconference Course Registration Early Registration Fee* (On/before 30 days prior to start date) $225 $745 ** See Below Regular Registration Fee (Within 29 days of start date) $265 $845 ** See Below Postmarked or phone/fax/online registration and fees received on/before 30 days prior to each course. **Pharmacology Course Daily Registration is Available 1 day $195 4 days $580 2 days $325 5 days $700 3 days $450 Your tuition includes Program Syllabus, lunch on Tuesday and Certificate of Attendance. Registrations may not be shared. California NPs & CNMs Content to meet the requirements of the California Board of Registered Nursing to furnish Schedule II medications will be presented on Friday, September 14 in San Francisco and Friday, November 9 in Las Vegas. California NPs and CNMs who already have a furnishing number may register for Friday only in San Francisco and Las Vegas and will receive a Schedule II certificate. The CA BRN requirements will NOT be presented at the Washington, DC course. Method of Tuition Payment Make payment by check (payable to Contemporary Forums and enclose with Registration Form), Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Purchase Order. A $30 fee is charged for any returned check. Personal checks are NOT accepted at the conference. Purchase Orders must be received with registration by the conference date and include the P.O. number, invoice address, tuition, approval signature, contact name, email address and phone number. Register Online, or by Phone, Fax or Mail (Payment is required to register.) Register only ONCE, online at, by mail or fax (800) 329-9923, or call (800) 377-7707, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time). Before calling, complete all registration information. Tax Deductibility Expenses of training, tuition, travel, lodging and meals to maintain or improve professional skills may be TAX DEDUCTIBLE. Consult your tax advisor. Cancellations Cancellations may be made by phone or in writing. Cancellations received on/before 30 days prior to the start of each Course receive a full tuition refund. Cancellations received after that date are assessed a $50 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations received after the conference begins or for “no shows.” If this meeting is cancelled for any reason, including labor strikes or acts of God, liability is limited to a full refund of registration fees. Program Changes Contemporary Forums reserves the right to make necessary changes in speakers, topics or schedule. The most current program can be found on our website. Questions? Contact Contemporary Forums at (800) 377-7707, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) or email If you require special arrangements at this conference, call (800) 377-7707, at least 30 days prior to the conference. EASY WAYS TO REGISTER Online (Credit card only) Fax (Credit card or Phone (Credit card only) Mail - Attn: Registrar Visit us at Purchase Order) Monday - Friday Contemporary (800) 329-9923 (800) 377-7707 6377 Clark Avenue, Ste. 200 24 hours a day 8am - 5pm, Pacific Time Dublin, CA 9456810 Visit us to register today • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (#Pharm12)
  11. 11. Travel Discounts Email Updates Contemporary Forums has a special discount If you are not currently receiving Online CE Library or agreement with United Airlines unavailable conference information and updates via email, please go to to the general public. To obtain these Youspecial conference fares call the Special Meeting Desk at will then be notified of all conferences as soon as they are(800) 521-4041, Account Code 510CW. Ticketing and announced as well as have access to special promotions.payment can be done directly by you or through your travel All email addresses are for Contemporary Forums use only.agent. To ensure the best flights and times, since seats arelimited, make your reservations early. Fares are guaranteedat the time of the ticket purchase. Hertz is the official car rental agency for the conference. Special rates will be in effect throughout the conference as wellas one week before and after. For special rates, call HERTZat (800) 654-2240 and refer to Contemporary Forums plusthe conference discount code CV#03000259. CONTEMPORARY FORUMS 2012 CONFERENCE CALENDAR (Partial listing) Obstetric Nursing Las Vegas, NV • April 15-18 Psychiatric Nursing Earn CE Credit Online Philadelphia, PA • April 18-21 Contemporary Forums Online CE Library is your on-demand resource for quality accredited Psychiatric Nursing healthcare continuing education. Las Vegas, NV • May 16-19 The Library contains over 1,300 topics featuring the most relevant and up-to-date education Advances In Health Care for Women Over 40 dedicated to clinical areas including: Las Vegas, NV • May 17-19 Contraception, Critical Care, Neonatal Care and Development, Obesity Management, Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care San Francisco, CA • May 31 - June 2 Adolescent Care, Psychiatric Nursing, Women’s Health and more …. Perinatal Dilemmas Jackson Hole, WY • July 15-18 Online CE Library Group Accounts Hospitals and healthcare facilities can provide Hot Topics in Primary Care and manage quality accredited continuing Jackson Hole, WY • July 29 - August 1 education to meet staff needs. To request group p g account discount pricing and details,, Office Gynecology visit Snowmass, CO • August 5-8 or call (925) 361-4811. AACN Nurse Manager Priorities Las Vegas, NV • September 6-8 Ambulatory OB/GYN Nursing Boston, MA • September 27-29 Contraceptive Technology: Quest for Excellence Atlanta, GA • November 1-3 For complete conference information, visit, call toll-free at (800) 377-7707 or Contemporary Forums is a division of American Career College. A Leader in Quality Continuing Education for Healthcare Professionals for 30 years 11
  12. 12. Please Post Prominently or Forward to a Colleague if Unable to Attend U.S. POSTAGE Contemporary PRSRT STD Registration Form: Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians Forums PAID Send this form with full payment (U.S. Funds) to: Contemporary Forums, Attn: Registrar, 6377 Clark Avenue, Suite 200, Dublin, CA 94568 Fax (800) 329-9923, Phone (800) 377-7707, or visit www.ContemporaryForums.comREGISTER ME FOR (Choose One Course Location): San Francisco (#074612) Washington, DC (#073512) Pediatric Pharmacology Preconference Pediatric Pharmacology Preconference (Mon., Sept. 10) (Mon., Oct. 8) Please share with your colleagues The Complete 45-Hr. Course The Complete 45-Hr. Course (Sept. 11-16) (Oct. 9-14) Daily Registration Daily Registration Tues. Sept. 11 Tues. Oct. 9 Wed. Sept. 12 Wed. Oct. 10 Thurs. Sept. 13 Thurs. Oct. 11 Fri. Sept. 14 (Schedule II) Fri. Oct. 12 Sat. Sept. 15 Sat. Oct. 13 Sun. Sept. 16 Sun. Oct. 14 Las Vegas (#073812) Pediatric Pharmacology Preconference (Mon., Nov. 5) The Complete 45-Hr. Course (Nov. 6-11) Daily Registration 6377 Clark Avenue, Ste. 200 Tues. Nov. 6 Wed. Nov. 7 Contemporary Forums PDF Thurs. Nov. 8 Fri. Nov. 9 (Schedule II) Dublin, CA 94568 Sat. Nov. 10 Sun. Nov. 11* Schedule IIREGISTRATION INFORMATION (Please Print Clearly) Code:*Name, License/Degrees, Place of Employment, City, State appear on your badge.*First Name Social Security # (Last 4 Digits) PAYMENT SUMMARY (#074612/073512/073812) Early Fee Deadlines:*Last Name *License/Degrees 30 days prior to first day of course*Place of Employment Conference Tuition (45 Hr. Course) $ OR Daily Registration Fee $*City *State 1 day = $195 3 days = $450 5 days = $700 2 days = $325 4 days = $580Attendee’s email: For confirmation and receipt. Please print clearly and provide your best email addressas some emails are filtered and blocked. Preconference Tuition +$ (Pediatric Pharmacology Update)Home Address TOTAL PAYMENT ENCLOSED $City State Zip Check/Money Order Payable to Contemporary Forums OFFICE USE ONLY: C__________ D __________ E __________Daytime Phone(s)PROFESSIONAL PROFILE Credit Card #Choose ONE category in each section that best applies to you. If you have multipleroles, select the one that occupies the majority of your time. Use “Other” if none ofthe choices apply to you. Exp. Date1. SPECIALTY 2. LICENSURE/PROFESSION Adult Medicine CNM/NM Cardiology CNS Print Cardholder’s Name Emergency/Urgent Care NP Family Practice PA/PA-C Gerontology Pharmacist/PharmD Billing Address Inpatient/Outpatient Physician Internal Medicine RN/RNC Nursing Education Student City State Zip OB/GYN/Women’s Health Other:__________ Pediatrics Psychiatry Payer Email Other:__________We collect this data in order to provide you with information about Contemporary Forums,conferences, and the Online CE Library. If you prefer not to receive further information, please Payer Phone #see our Privacy Statement at