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Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians San Francisco 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel Boston * | Boston, USA
From 450 to 550 USD
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Title: Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians San Francisco 2018
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Jul, 30, 2018 to Aug, 5, 2018
Location: Boston, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 450 to 550 USD
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Hyatt Regency Hotel Boston *

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In support of improving patient care, Contemporary Forums is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive up to 52.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change


Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

Preconference: 7.5 ANCC/9 CA BRN contact hours

Pharmacology Course: 45 ANCC/54 CA BRN contact hours

Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516. (CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes)

The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing eduction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 2.5 hours of CE and pharmacology will be awarded by NPHF for “Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives - Update 2018,” upon completion of the Assessment and Evaluation at the end of Friday’s session.

This Pediatric Pharmacology Preconference is approved for a maximum of 7.5 NAPNAP contact hours of which a maximum of 7.5 contain pharmacology (Rx) content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines. Contemporary Forums, NAPNAP Approved Provider, Agency #12.


Content to meet the requirements of the California Board of Registered Nursing Furnishing License to furnish Schedule II medications will be presented on Friday at the San Francisco & Las Vegas events only and will NOT be presented during the Nashville event. California Nurse Practitioners & Certified Nurse-Midwives with an existing furnishing number may register to attend the Friday courses in San Francisco & Las Vegas and will receive a Schedule II certificate upon completion. Course must be attended in-person to meet requirements.

NCC Certified Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

Contemporary Forums is a continuing education organization recognized by the National Certification Corporation.

NCC Maintenance Codes will be assigned before the conference and posted at

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
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Centered on the fundamentals and clinical applications of today’s popular medications, pharmacology experts ALAN P. AGINS, PhD and JODY F. AGINS, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC present a comprehensive seven-day course that examines the drugs widely prescribed in primary and specialty healthcare and addresses the issues and concerns that commonly arise with their use in the treatment of adult patients.

In its 24th year, PHARMACOLOGY for ADVANCED PRACTICE CLINICIANS continues to be the go-to pharmacology course for outpatient health practitioners, especially those applying for and renewing their Prescriptive Authority and Board Certification.

⨠ Up to 52.5 hours of pharmacology content presented over 7 days by a noted teaching pharmacologist and experienced clinical faculty.

⨠ Presenting both didactic and case-based approaches to meet State requirements for Prescriptive Authority and Board Certification.

⨠  California BRN Schedule II Controlled Substances educational requirements.

⨠ Full-day Pediatric Pharmacology Preconference with content developed specifically for treating children in outpatient settings.

⨠ Examine in-depth the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of the drugs and select dietary supplements used in the treatment of outpatient primary care conditions.

⨠ Discuss pharmaceutical options and therapeutic regimens that maximize effectiveness while minimizing adverse reactions through the monitoring of a patient’s physical response.

⨠ Demonstrate clinical application of concepts through case study discussion.

⨠ Educate patients with regards to drug therapy.

⨠ Review the professional and legal aspects that come with prescribing and furnishing medications.


Who Should Attend?

Nurse Practitioners

Certified Nurse-Midwives

Clinical Nurse Specialists

Physician Assistants

Registered Nurses

Nurse Educators



… and anyone else interested in a comprehensive primary care pharmacology update.


For two decades, Dr. Alan P. Agins PhD, the founder and president of PRN Associates, has presented all topics of pharmacology through continuing education programs to over 90,000 advanced practice clinicians. In addition to lecturing nationally, Dr. Agins has held faculty appointments at the School of Pharmacy at Northeastern University, University of Virginia School of Nursing, and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he was the receipient of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award for five years consecutively. For the ER-LA Opioids Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE) where he is a faculty presenter through the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation, Alan developed an internet-based streaming video continuing education course. He has authored two books and numerous CE monographs, co-authored textbook chapters, and has served as a primary reviewer for various journals. Dr. Agins has also presented more than 300 live webinars to pharmacists for healthcare staffing giant AMN Healthcare. Dr. Agins has a Masters in Pharmacology and Toxicology and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Rhode Island.

Jody Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, is the founder and president of Collaborative Medical Provider Group PLLC, a consortium of private-practice clinicians in Tucson, Arizona. Mrs. Agins also serves as the Clinical Services Director/Nurse Practitioner for Agape Hospice and Palliative Care as well as a clinical preceptor for family and geriatric nurse practitioner students. In addition to her active clinical practice, Jody currently acts as the Vice President – President Elect for the Southern Arizona Advanced Practice Nurse - Nurse Practitioner Society. Regularly invited to speak nationally on topics ranging from gerontology and wound care to coding and pain management, Mrs. Agins is also a faculty presenter for ER-LA Opioids Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE) through the Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation. Jody received her MSN and Family Nurse Practitioner from the School of Nursing at the University of Kansas Medical Center and is ANCC board certified in Family Practice and Gerontology.

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General Info:

Out of consideration to registrants, children of any age and spouses may not attend the sessions.

Your tuition includes continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Certificate of Completion and online access to posted presentation handouts before and after the conference.

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.

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.

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.

Group Discounts (Mail, fax or call in together. Online registration is not available)

Tuition discounts are given to groups of 3 or more registering for the complete Main Conference.

Discounts do not apply to the Preconference.. To qualify for the group discount, all registration information must be complete for all group members, payment included and forms sent together. If faxing, list all group members on cover sheet. Subtract the discount from the tuition fee. Groups may not be formed after individual registrations are received.



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Late Registration From: 2018-02-07 To: 0--
On site Registration

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
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Letter of confirmation:
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Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


This conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, located at 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111.

Rates: $249 single/double

Rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes. Reservations must include a first night's deposit.

Special group rates are in effect from 7/28 to 8/5, 2018  To obtain the special group rates, make your reservation before 6/5/2018.

For room reservations call (888) 421-1442, 24 hours daily. For additional hotel information, call the hotel at (415) 788-1234 and reference that you are attending the Contemporary Forums/Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Clinicians conference.

Attendees will make reservations directly with the Hotel via a direct web link or the telephone call center. Individuals must identify themselves as part of Pharmacology to receive the special Group rate. If reservation is guaranteed to a credit card, the first night’s guestroom and tax charge, per guestroom, will be billed immediately to the cardholder’s account.

You must make your reservation early and before the date listed for each hotel. Rooms may sell out before this date so be sure to make your reservation now. After the release date, call the hotel as rooms and group rates may no longer be available.


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