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Advanced Practice in Primary and Acute Care
Pacific Northwest 34th Annual National Conference

Thursday, October 27, 2011 to Saturday, October 29, 2011 - Add to My Calendar

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What previous attendees have said—
  • “I'm an NP in Oregon and am impressed with this annual conference. This is my 2nd trip here and I will now come annually. I love the clinical and practical focus of this conference.”
  • “Each Fall, UW-SON holds it’s annual NP Conference that is fantastic. This is not one to miss if you can help it!”
  • “This is by far the best, most satisfying and useful conference I've ever attended. Both keynote talks were inspiring and provocative.”
Designed For: Nurse practitioners and other health care professionals

Course Description

This conference offers health care providers an opportunity to validate and enhance clinical competencies, acquire new assessment and management skills, examine critical issues in health care at the state and national level, foster a strong coalition of providers in advanced practice, and learn about new products, services, and pharmacotherapeutic agents. Conference faculty include distinguished national, regional, and local experts. Concurrent sessions allow participants to design their own educational tracks in the areas of acute, adolescent, adult, family, geriatric, midwifery, pediatric, psychosocial, and women’s health care. In addition, special interest group meetings on Thursday and Friday, and workshops on Saturday provide a broad spectrum of learning opportunities for providers in all settings. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion, case studies, demonstration, and practica.

Poster Abstracts Invited
Have you developed an innovative educational strategy, clinical program, or research project? A poster session to promote improvements in health care delivery, education, research and policy will be held on Thursday, Oct 27, 10am - 5pm. For poster guidelines and to submit an abstract,click on Call for Abstracts tab in the Conferences area of this website. Abstracts are due Sepember 15, 2011.

Save a tree by printing only the handouts you want for the conference.
For conference registrants only, the password to the HANDOUTS area under Conferences on this websitewill be mailed with your confirmation letter.
Available to view Oct 6 - Dec 31, 2011.
Bring your handouts to the conference.A booklet with the program schedule, session descriptions and pages for note-taking will be provided.
Saturday workshop registrants will receive printed handouts at check-in registration on Saturday.
Saturday workshop handouts will not be available online or on the CD. CD of Session Handouts
A free CD containing Thursday-Friday handouts will be available at check-in registration Wi-Fi Access
Limited access in public areas of the convention center only. Power is not available in conference rooms.

Handout Area for Registrants: Click here.

Please note: Pre-registration will not be available after Wednesday, October 26, 2011. If you register at the door, you will not have access to handouts online until your onsite registration is processed. Please register early, if at all possible.

This offering started on 10/29/2011. Registration is closed.


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Hotels in the area:

When making reservations, be sure to mention the University of Washington to get the conference rate, if available. Some hotels offer free shuttles. Call the hotel to check for availability or to make shuttle reservations in advance.

  • Sheraton Seattle Hotel
    1400 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
    Toll-Free Phone: • Local Phone: 206-447-5547
    Rate: $147.00 single/double
    To get the conference rate: mention 'UW Nursing'
    Reserve by: 9/19/2014
    Located in downtown Seattle, just one block from the convention center. Free wifi, non-smoking facility.
    There is a mandatory local tax assessment of 15.6%. Rate includes complimentary in-room high speed internet access. Does not include parking. Traditional single/double room includes non-smoking, sweet sleeper bed, city view, 32 inch flat screen LCD TV. Extra person: $25 per person (triple/quad).

*Group Rate=For two or more registrations for the same person at checkout.

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