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PRN Focus Sessions

PRNs to Present Educational Focus Sessions at the 2017 Annual Meeting

ACCP PRNs consistently deliver high-quality educational activities each year. This tradition of excellence will continue this month during the ACCP Annual Meeting in Phoenix. The schedule and topics for all PRN focus sessions follow.

Saturday, October 7

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. (MST)
Critical Care PRN Focus Session – Guidance on the Guidelines: Hospital-Associated and Ventilator-Acquired Pneumonia, Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis, and Sepsis
Hematology/Oncology PRN Focus Session – Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy-Induced Endocrinopathies
Central Nervous System PRN Focus Session – Challenges in Using Antiseizure Medications During Pregnancy
Immunology/Transplantation PRN Focus Session – Antibody-Mediated Rejection: Are We Really Making Progress? – A Spirited Debate

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (MST)
Ambulatory Care PRN Focus Session – Breaking Out of the Big 3: Using Innovative Strategies to Expand Ambulatory Care Pharmacist Services Beyond HTN, DM, and Lipids
Emergency Medicine PRN Focus Session – Code Breakpoint: A Guide to Combat Stress and Burnout in the Acute Care Pharmacist
Perioperative Care PRN Focus Session – Enhanced Recovery: The Paradigm Shift in Perioperative Care

Sunday, October 8

2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. (MST)
Endocrine and Metabolism PRN Focus Session – Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials in Antidiabetic Agents, and Other Clinical Pearls on All Things E&M
HIV PRN and Women’s Health PRN Focus Session – HIV and Gender: Implications for Prevention and Care
Global Health PRN Focus Session – Turning the Tide of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in Developing Countries
PK/PD/PG PRN Focus Session – Personalizing Your Practice: A Practical Guide to Implementing Pharmacogenetics at Your Institution

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (MST)
Adult Medicine PRN Focus Session – Feeling the Burn of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy: When Do the Risks Outweigh the Benefits?
Clinical Administration PRN Focus Session – High-Cost Drugs: How Did We Get Here and Where Do We Go Now?
Pediatric PRN Focus Session – To Inhale or Not to Inhale: Insights into Aerosolized Medications in the Pediatric Population
GI/Liver/Nutrition PRN Focus Session – GI/Liver/Nutrition Potpourri: Alcohol Use, Absorption After Bariatric Surgery, and IBS/IBD Updates

Monday, October 9

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. (MST)
Education and Training PRN Focus Session – Rethinking and Evaluating Critical Thinking Activities in Residency and Experiential Education
Infectious Diseases PRN Focus Session – Antimicrobial Dosing Dilemmas
Nephrology PRN Focus Session – Drug Dosing Considerations with Renal Replacement Therapy: Inpatient and Outpatient Settings

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (MST)
Pain and Palliative Care PRN – The 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain – Helpful Tool or Harmful Distraction? The Debate
Pharmaceutical Industry PRN Focus Session – Pharmacy Olympics: How to Earn the Gold Medal for the Hurdles of Medication Costs
Women’s Health PRN Focus Session – Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority: Updates in Our Nation and in Women’s Health

Tuesday, October 10

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. (MST)
Drug Information PRN Focus Session – How to Find, Evaluate, and Communicate Evidence-Based Recommendations
Geriatrics PRN Focus Session – Demystifying Deprescribing
Health Outcomes PRN Focus Session – Design and Implementation of Health Outcomes Research Using Electronic Medical Records
Cardiology PRN Focus Session – Practical Approaches to Heart Failure Management Across the Continuum of Care