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The 6th Annual Nurse Practitioners of Oregon Pharmacology Conference will be held Saturday, April 2, 2016, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Wilsonville.

When: Saturday, April 2, 2016
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Wilsonville
25425 SW 95th Ave
Wilsonville, Oregon 
United States
Contact: NPO
(503) 293-0011

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6th Annual Nurse Practitioners of Oregon Pharmacology Conference

The 6th Annual Nurse Practitioners of Oregon Pharmacology Conference will be held:

  • Saturday, April 2, 2016
  • 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Holiday Inn Wilsonville

Program Description

This program is a three-part update in clinical pharmacology topics: Type 2 Diabetes Review and Update, Psychopharmacology and Cardiovascular Pharmacology Update.


The learner will explore current advanced pharmacotherapeutic options for a variety of medical and psychiatric conditions. New pharmacologic advances will be examined.


At the end of this activity, the learner will be able to:

Part 1: Type 2 Diabetes Review and Update

  • discuss etiology and pathophysiology of Type 2 DM
  • explain basic and clinical pharmacology of medication classes
  • recognize common side effects of medications

Part 2: Psychopharmacology Update

  • explain current hypothesis regarding cause of depression and anxiety and benefit of newer drugs for treatment
  • describe pathophysiology of ADHD and how medications are used to treat

Part 3: Cardiovascular Pharmacology Update

  • evaluate role of newly approved meds in management of heart failure/ischemic disease
  • compare and contrast basic pharmacology of anticoagulant drug options
  • discuss SPRINT Trial findings and implications for treating HTN

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