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Register now for MAAPC & CBANACNS’ Pharmacology Update 2023, Saturday, April 22, 2023. Why? Can you calculate an oral morphine equivalent?

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Donald F D’Aquila PharmD, BCGP, RRT joined the TidalHealth health system in September of 2022 as the leader of investigation Drug Services within the Richard A. Henson Research Institute. He previously practiced as a respiratory therapist in the adult ICU and neonatal populations. His responsibilities include providing support, guidance and education for the safe and efficient conduct of clinical drug trials across the TidalHealth health system. Prior to joining TidalHealth, Dr. D’Aquila practiced as a clinical pharmacy specialist in the University of Maryland Medical System specializing in pain management, hospice and palliative medicine. He served as chair of pain stewardship overseeing pain management initiatives for 4600 affiliated providers in 150 different locations and at 11 hospitals. He also has a passion for end-of-life care supporting hospice organizations in a consulting capacity. Dr. D’Aquila holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Respiratory Therapy from Salisbury University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He holds a graduate certificate in executive management from the Yale School of Management and is board certified in Geriatrics. His research interests include pharmacotherapy perspectives of clinical trials and interdisciplinary aspects of palliative care science improving care for people with serious illness.

Pharmacology Update 2023

Saturday, April 22, 2023

Health & Life Sciences Building

Anne Arundel Community College

101 College Parkway, Arnold MD 21012


7:00-8:00         Registration, Breakfast, Exhibits

7:50-8:00         Welcome, logistics, updates

8:00-9:00         Don D’Aquila, PharmD—How Much Morphine is That? Opioid Conversions & Calculations 

9:00-10:00       Kelli Goldsborough, CRNP— Treating Pain in Opioid Addicted Patients

10:00-10:30    Break, Exhibits

10:30-11:30    Jane Kapustin, CRNP—Diabetes Case Studies: Intensifying Therapy with Insulin & CGM Data

11:30-12:30    Jewel Edmonds, CRNP & Jordana Baez, WHNP—What’s New with Contraception

12:30-1:30       Lunch, Exhibits, Networking

1:30-2:30         Lois Lee, PharmD—Gonorrhea-Evaluate the Guidelines: Treatment Updates for Sexually Transmitted Infections

2:30-3:30         Matthew Bathula, PharmD— Updates in the Treatment of Heart Failure

3:30-4:30         Millad Sobhanian, PharmD—Pharmacotherapy of Seizure Disorders: Reviewing new & less common agents, managing drug interactions & pregnancy.


Register Now!


MAAPC & CBANACNS Members                  $55.00

MAAPC & CBANACNS Student Members    $15.00

General Admission                                         $135.00


CBANACNS members, go to the Members Only page on your website for a coupon code for discounted registration!


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