- Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Registered Nurses
- Nurse Practitioners
CE activities for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians:
This continuing education (CE) activity meets the requirements of all state boards of pharmacy for approved continuing education hours. CE credit is automatically reported to CPE Monitor.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for formally approved continuing education (CE) hours, and CE hours of pharmacotherapeutics.
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) for acceptable, accredited CE.
- The ANCC requires all advanced practice nursing certificants (CNSs and NPs) to complete 25 CE hours of pharmacotherapeutics as a portion of the required 75 continuing education hours.
- Pharmacology CE is recommended by the AANPCP and will be required for Certificants renewing certification starting January 2017.
- Most State Boards of Nursing require a minimum number of pharmacy contact hours to renew an advanced practice license.
Requirements for CE Credit
- Distinguish between HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and post-exposure prophylaxis.
- Compare and contrast the contemporary integrase strand transfer inhibitors, nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitors, non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, and protease inhibitors.
- Given a patient profile, design an appropriate treatment regimen for HIV in treatment-naïve adults according to the most recent guidelines of the Department of Health and Human Services.
- Counsel patients on the appropriate use of currently recommended antiretrovirals, monitoring parameters, and the importance of adherence to therapy.
Austin M. Golia
Brief Bio : Austin M. Golia, PharmD is a recent graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University Gregory School of Pharmacy and a PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident at the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Elias B. Chahine, PharmD, FCCP, FASCP, FFSHP, BCPS, BCIDP
Brief Bio : Elias B. Chahine, PharmD, FCCP, FASCP, FFSHP, BCPS,BCIDP is a Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Palm Beach Atlantic University Gregory School of Pharmacy and a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Wellington Regional Medical Center. His primary responsibilities include coordinating and teaching the integrated infectious diseases pharmacotherapy course, precepting students and residents, and engaging in scholarship and service. He has authored several articles in the areas of infectious diseases and pharmacy education and has presented extensively at pharmacy meetings.