Wilkes University

Continued Learning

Continued Learning

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Lifelong learning opportunities abound at the Center for Continued Learning at Wilkes University.  

We offer continuing professional education (CPE) programs for many professions including:

  • Accountants – Accredited by the PA State Board of Accountancy and NASBA
  • Enrolled Agents and Tax Professionals – IRS Approved Provider
  • Attorneys – partner with the Wilkes-Barre Law and Library Association
  • Certified Financial Planners – CFP Board-Registered CE Sponsor
  • Nurses – Approved Provider by the PA State Nurses Association
  • Pharmacists – Accredited by ACPE
  • Engineers – ABET accredited baccalaureate programs
  • Sewage Enforcement Officers – DEP approved sponsor
  • AP Teachers –College Board Endorsed Institute

Learning experiences take the form of non-credit courses, seminars, conferences, and institutes.

The following programs will be offered for nurses and pharmacists in the fall of 2019.  The fee for each program is $55:

Know the New:
FDA Drug Approvals 2018-2019
Thursday, October 17, 2019
9 AM-Noon

Program Schedule
8:30-9 AM- Registration

9 AM-Noon - Program
Obejctives:
1. List the indications and recommended dosing for recently approved medications.
2. Describe the mechanisms of action and common adverse effects for each newly approved medication.
3. Discuss the evidence supporting each drug’s approval and its potential role in therapy.
4. Communicate important counseling points to patients regarding newly approved medications.

Presenters:
Steven Kheloussi, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy
Kimmy Nguyen, PharmD, BCACP, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University Nesbitt School
of Pharmacy

The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of
continuing pharmacy education. Participants who attend the full program and complete an evaluation form will receive .30 CEUs (3 hours). ACPE # 0097-0000-19-037-L01-P. Wilkes University is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who attend will receive a certificate for 3 hours at the conclusion of the program, 3 of which qualify for pharmacology.

 

Diabetes Updates
Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 9 AM-Noon

Program Schedule - 8:30-9 AM- Registration

9 AM-Noon - Program
Keeping it Simple: An Overview of Diabetic Complications and their Treatment and Management, Kimmy Nguyen, PharmD, BCACP, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy
1. List the microvascular and macrovascular complications of diabetes
2. Identify appropriate screening and monitoring parameters for diabetic complications
3. Discuss the pharmacologic management of diabetic neuropathy, nephropathy, and cardiovascular disease
4. Given a patient case, design an appropriate treatment and monitoring plan for diabetic complications
Testing with Technology: An Overview of Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices for the Management of Diabetes, Troy Lynn Lewis, Pharm.D, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy
1. List the components of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices
2. Summarize the evidence to support CGM devices for diabetes therapy optimization
3. Determine appropriate candidates for CGM devices
4. Compare and contrast characteristics and features of currently available CGM devices
Alternative dietary approaches in Diabetes: exploring the evidence and clinical applications, Dana H. Manning Pharm.D., R.D., LDN, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy
1. Recognize the components of diet approaches for diabetes including ketogenic, intermittent fasting, low glycemic index, and high protein.
2. Outline the physiologic rational for the benefits and risks of each dietary approach.
3. Summarize the evidence that exists for use of these dietary approaches in diabetes.
4. Discuss clinical situations where use of these dietary approaches may be beneficial.

The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of
continuing pharmacy education. Participants who attend the full program and complete an evaluation form will receive .30 CEUs (3 hours). ACPE # 0097-0000-19-038-L01-P. Wilkes University is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who attend will receive a certificate for 3 hours at the conclusion of the program, 3 of which qualify for pharmacology.

 

We are a resource for business, industry, government, and non-profits

In cooperation with the university’s The Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship and Wilkes Small Business Development Center we provide training and development resources for organizations throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. 

We will expand your horizons
with non-credit courses in the arts and culture, as well as SAT Prep courses.  

Register for the Creative Writing Workshops or other continuing education courses

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