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2020 APRN Conference Self-Study Modules

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 1

1.75 CH/0 Rx

The Neurologic Exam for the Non-Neurologist

Presented by Lindsey Kregel, PA-C

General Neurology/Neurohospitalist APP, UW Health

A patient's history and neurologic exam is essential to localizing any neurologic problem. We will review the neurologic exam, including common errors, and discuss how to put a neurologic exam together to localize the problem. This will help you direct your work-up and treatment to the right problem.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 2

2.00 CH/2.0 Rx

What Your ID Specialist Wishes You Knew

Presented by Michael Richardson, MS, MPAS, PA-C

Infectious Disease Physician Assistant, University of Wisconsin Hospital

This presentation will be a review of common antibiotic prescribing pitfalls in both the inpatient and outpatient settings - from recurrent cellulitis to bacteremia. Material will be presented in a case-based fashion building off of work-through examples to help contextualize important prescribing principles.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 3

1.25 CH/.50 Rx

The Lab Result has an "L" Next to "eGFR" - Now What?

Presented by Brian Ewert, MD, MMM

Nephrologist, Marshfield Clinic

Approach to the patient with changes in kidney function. Goals are the following: 1) Be able to interpret kidney-related lab tests in the overall context of specific patient characteristics; 2) Initial workup of abnormal kidney function; 3) Indications of urgent/emergent referral; 4) Lifestyle interventions for chronic kidney disease, and 5) Management of patients with chronic kidney disease.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 4

1.25 CH/1.0 Rx

 

Acute Management of Atrial Fibrillation
Presented by Kathy Wackerle, RN, MSN, ANP-BC

Cardiology Consult Nurse Practitioner, UW Medical Foundation

Determination of anticoagulation needs for thromboembolic prevention including warfarin and the Non-Vitamin K antagonists. Overview of medications for rate control and rhythm control. Case studies will be used to highlight the use of these medications and diagnostic modalities.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 5

1.25 CH/.75 Rx

 

Is This Even Anxiety? And if it is, what do I do now?

Presented by Jennifer Brandt, RN, MSN, APNP

Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Group Health Cooperative

Review of various diagnoses - GAD, OCD, social anxiety, separation anxiety, PTSD; Differential diagnoses; treatment options; and case studies.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 6

1.25 CH/1.0 Rx

 

2020 Update in Infectious Disease - "Hot Button Topics"

Presented by Meghann Martin, RN, APRN, DNP

Infectious Disease Nurse Practitioner, Department of Medicine, UW Hospital and Clinics

Infectious Diseases continue to emerge and evolve. Given the vast amount of information available will discuss, through case presentations, pertinent updated guidelines, literature, and national data to inform diagnosis and treatment of endemic pathogens, recurrent infections, as well as STIs utilizing stewardship practices. Will also discuss new guidelines for immunizations and information regarding the use of probiotics. Heavy pharmacology content.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 7

1.25 CH/.50 Rx

Beyond Fertility: Long Term Health Complications of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Presented by Laura Cooney, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Our objective will be to review the updated 2018 International PCOS guidelines for accurate PCOS diagnosis and management. We will focus on clinical cases that will highlight treatment options for depression, weight gain, menstrual irregularities, and dermatologic manifestations associated with PCOS.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 8

1.0 CH/1.0 Rx 

Sleep Disorders in Primary Care
Presented by Kari Fisher, DNP, APNP, FNP-BC

Sleep Medicine Nurse Practitioner, Sauk Prairie Healthcare

In this session, we will discuss an overview of sleep disorders in primary care, formulate methods of management for sleep-disordered breathing, and evaluate treatment strategies in other sleep disorders.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 9

2.0 CH/1.0 Rx

Type 2 DM: Insulin Therapy

Presented by Jean Roedl, FNP-BC, ADM-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner, St Croix Tribal Clinic, St. Croix of Chippewa

Review of ADA 2020 Standards of Medical Care, how to individualize therapy for patients, review of types of insulins and some medications. Will include cases and work through examples.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 10

2.0 CH/.50 Rx

Pharmacogenetics: Practical Information for Advanced Practice Providers

Presented by Anne L. Ersig, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing

I will first provide an overview of genetics and genomics, then a definition and overview of pharmacogenetics. After a review of recent updates in pharmacogenetics we will discuss practical examples of how pharmacogenetics may be used in practice.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 11

1.0 CH/.50 Rx

Specialty Track: Psychiatric/Women's Health

Principles in the Care of Transgender Patients

Presented by Amanda Strosahl, MD

Internal Medicine Physician, Gundersen Health System

Upon completion of this talk, the participant should be able to: Explain the appropriate terminology of gender diverse population; Identify how to provide a welcoming environment for transgender patients; Describe the various medications used to assist transgender patients in their transition; and Recognize the various medical treatments provided for transgender patients.

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Specialty Track: Primary Care/Geriatric
2020 APRN Conference Self Study 12

1.25 CH/.75 Rx

Gotta Go Right Now: Evaluation and Management of Overactive Bladder

Presented by Sarah McAchran, MD, FACS

Associate Professor, UW Madison School of Medicine

This talk will cover the evaluation and management of overactive bladder with a special focus on pharmacotherapy including a review of anticholinergic and beta-3 agonist medications.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 13
Specialty Track: Pediatric

1.25 CH/1.0 Rx

Management of Pediatric and Adolescent Migraine

Presented by Ashley Andreoli, DNP, APNP, CPNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Neurology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

This presentation will provide an overview of the current pharmacological treatment of acute and chronic migraines in pediatric and adolescent patients, including both prescription medications as well as vitamins and supplements. Appropriate selection of medication, dosing, drug monitoring, and side effects will be discussed.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 14
Specialty Track: Psychiatric

1.25 CH/.75 Rx

Addressing Pain in People who Live with Psychiatric Disorders
Presented by Ketty Thertus, MD

Director of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, University Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Review of sympotoms of pain syndromes associated with mood disorders, review of pharmacology intervertions for pain and mood disorders, and review of psychosocial intervertions and provider management strategies

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Specialty Track: Primary Care/Geriatric
2020 APRN Conference Self Study 15

1.25 CH/1.25 Rx

COPD Management: We'll Not Leave You Breathless
Presented by Daniel Wilk, PharmD and Jacob Keeffe, PharmD, BCACP

Clinical Pharmacist, SSM – Monroe Clinic and Clinical Pharmacist, SSM – Monroe Clinic

Updates on the management of COPD, including guidelines review, initial agent selection, chronic medication management, and treatment of acute exacerbations with application to practical cases.

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2020 APRN Conference Self Study 16
Specialty Track: Pediatric

1.25 CH/1.0 Rx

Ottis Media Treatment in the 21st Century

Presented by Kristina Keppel, DNP, APNP, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Department of Otolaryngology

Otitis media is one of the most common pediatric chief complaints in both general pediatrics and referral for consultation to pediatric otolaryngology. In financial totals, otitis media is a nearly 3-billion-dollar diagnosis in the United States alone. Pathogen shifts, effect of global pneumococcal vaccination, and knowledge on biofilms’ effect on acute and chronic infections has altered how we are currently treating this disease. This course will provide an overview on the etiology of otitis media, the pathogen shift in a post-vaccine era, and recommended antibiotic prescription for children with otitis media.

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