New this year is greater selection of pediatric topics

Conference Objectives

At the completion of this course attendees will:

  • Describe acute pain prescribing rules
  • Discuss antibiotic stewardship
  • Identify strategies for treating and preventing VTE
  • Discuss common over the counter supplements and medications given to children
  • Describe principles of treatment for cystic fibrosis
  • Discuss new and emerging dermatologic therapies
  • Identify strategies to manage addiction and pregnancy
  • Describe immunization in adults
  • Discuss Anti-epileptic medications in children
  • Discuss medications for children with gastrointestinal disorders


Friday July 13, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Cleveland Clinic Administrative Campus
Building 4
3175 Science Park Drive
Beachwood, OH 44122


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Faculty, Agenda & Accreditation

Faculty, Agenda & Accreditation


  • Richard Rosenquist, MD
    Pain Management Department Chair
  • Nico Houghton , DNP, MBA, ACNP
    APRN/PA Manager Hospital Medicine
  • Marcia White, Pharm. D., R.Ph
    Inpatient pharmacy IV – Pediatrics
  • Daniele Spatholt, PA-C
    Dermatology Physician Assistant
  • Meegan Hart, MD
    Staff Center for Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
  • Kaitlyn Rivard, Pharm D
    Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist
  • Elia, Pestana-Knight, MD
    Staff Physician Epilepsy Center
  • Sue Hudson, CNM 
    Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Jacob Kurowski, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Elizabeth Neuner, Pharm D, R. Ph
    Infectious Diseases Clinical Specialist


Conference Agenda
7:30 a.m. - 8 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Introduction
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Acute Pain Prescribing: Opportunities to Improve Care & Stem the Opioid Crisis
Richard Rosenquist, MD
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Adult: VTE prophylaxis and treatment considerations
Nico Houghton, DNP, MBA, ACNP

Pediatric: Pharmacy O'Naturel
Marcia White, RPh
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Adult: New and Emerging Dermatologic Therapies for Advanced Practice Providers
Daniele Spatholt, PA-C

Pediatric: Current Therapies for Cystic Fibrosis
Meegan Hart, MD
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Adult: Updates in Adult Immunization
Kaitlyn Rivard, PharmD

Pediatric: Anti-epileptic medications
Elia, Pestana-Knight, MD
1:45 p.m. - 2 p.m. Break
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Adult: Addiction and Pregnancy
Sue Hudson, CNM

Pediatric: Medications for the Pediatric Gut; A pharmacology primer for immunologic and functional disorders of the intestines
Jacob Kurowski, MD
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Antibiotic Stewardship
Elizabeth Neuner, Pharm D, R. Ph
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Summary and Evaluation


Cleveland Clinic (OH-045, 10/1/2018) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.



  • Registration deadline is July 6, 2018
  • Registration can be refunded within a 48 hours notice of conference
  • Breakfast and lunch are included with a vegetarian option available
  • For any questions, please contact Anne Vanderbilt at vandera@ccf.org
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Conference Fees
Cleveland Clinic Caregivers $50
Non-Cleveland Clinic Caregivers $125
APRN Students $75
Exhibitors & Vendors

Exhibitors & Vendors

Exhibitor Package – Standard $500.00


  • One day of exhibit space
  • One table and two chairs
  • Exhibit location: Allocated
  • Continental breakfast, breaks and lunch will be provided

For more information, please contact Sara Omidi at omidis@ccf.org or 216.217.4735