October 20, 2013 – CPE Program Resources

Anticoagulation Update

ACPE# 0004-0000-13-368-L01-P                      1.5 Contact Hours
This CPE activity will be knowledge based.

Presented by Robert Lavender, MD – Professor of Medicine, UAMS

At the completion of this CPE activity, participants will be able to:

  • Update on the 2012 Chest guidelines on Anticoagulation
  • New drugs to treat venous thromboembolism
  • New oral anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation
  • Safety and reversal of anticoagulants

Anticoagulation Update Handouts

Important Links from Dr. Lavender’s Presentation:

www.chestnet.org

Managing Type 2 Diabetes in the Older Adult

ACPE# 0004-0000-13-369-L01-P                      1.5 Contact Hours
This CPE activity will be knowledge based.

Presented by Melissa Max, PharmD, BC-ADM, CDE – Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Harding University

At the completion of this CPE activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the evidence for preventing and treating diabetes in older adults
  • Identify key considerations for individualizing treatment of DM in older adults
  • Outline consensus recommendations for the treatment of DM in older adults
  • Apply the recommendations to the treatment of DM in a patient case

Management of Type 2 Diabetes Handouts

Important Links from Dr. Max’s Presentation:

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
https://www.aace.com

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/

What’s New with Alzheimers Disease?

ACPE# 0004-0000-13-370-L01-P                     1.5 Contact Hours
This CPE activity will be knowledge based.

Presented by Lisa Hutchison, PharmD, MPH, BCPS – Professor, UAMS

At the completion of this CPE activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the latest theories on the development of Alzheimer’s Disease.
  • Summarize the new recommendations on pre-clinical screening for Alzheimer’s Disease.
  • Analyze studies of the effectiveness of current pharmacologic treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease.
  • List investigational agents currently in the pipeline for Alzheimer’s Disease.
  • Classify types of behavioral and psychological symptoms that accompany Alzheimer’s Disease.
  • Describe new treatments for specific behavioral and psychological symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease.

What’s New in Alzheimers Disease? Handouts

Nutrition in Elderly

ACPE# 0004-0000-13-371-L01-P                      1.5 Contact Hours
This CPE activity will be knowledge based.

Presented by Priya Mendiratta, MD, MPH, AGSF – Assistant Professor, UAMS

At the completion of this CPE activity, participants will be able to:

  • State the importance of nutrition in elderly in long term care
  • List causes of weight loss in elderly
  • Describe management techniques for weight loss in the elderly.

Downloads:

Nutrition Handouts

Healthy Eating Guide

Important Links from Dr. Mendiratta’s Presentation:

ChooseMyPlate
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips.html