The Gerontological Advance Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA) invites you to attend an Industry Supported Presentation Theater (ISPT) at the 2019 Contemporary Pharmacology and Prescribing in Older Adults in Chicago, Il.
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The ISPT schedule is listed below. Some registration information is not yet available, and will be added as they arrive.
Friday, March 16, 2019
7:00am – 8:00am (Refreshments will be provided)*
Supported by Lilly USA
A GLP-1 RA treatment option from Eli Lilly and Company
This program will discuss a GLP-1 receptor agonist indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control for specific patients. Join a discussion on the efficacy and safety of this therapy, and obtain information on dosing and administration in long-term care settings. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask the faculty questions about the data presented and refreshments will be provided. This program is sponsored by and the speaker is presenting on behalf of Lilly USA, LLC. It is being presented consistent with FDA guidelines and is not approved for continuing education credit.
Faculty: Meenakshi Patel, MD, FACP, MMM, CMD, Centerville, OH
12:20pm – 1:20pm (Lunch will be provided)*
Supported by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
An Alternative to Warfarin in LTC
This lecture will review anticoagulants and management considerations in the long-term care (LTC) setting, and present an alternative to warfarin for reducing the risk of stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and for treating deep vein thrombosis/pulmonary embolism.
Faculty: Clemencia Rasquinha, MD, CMD, Founder & Physician, Twin Cities Physicians Co-Author, Pearls & Protocols: A Guide to Primary Care for Older Adults, Golden Valley, Minnesota.