Conference 2015 | Advanced Practice in Primary and Acute Care
Pacific Northwest 38th Annual National Conference
Thursday-Saturday | November 5-7, 2015
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Enrollments are closed. Please register at the door.
Conference quick links:
- Register for each day or a combo of days
- View the program schedule
- Choose your conference sessions
- Submit abstracts for the poster session
- Download your handouts
- Print your certificate
Who Should Attend this Conference?
Nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health care professionals.
About this Conference:
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.
Please Note: These sessions are cancelled and are not available for registration.
A8 - Surgical Management of GERD: When Proton Pump Inhibitors Are Not Enough
K5 - Antepartum Puzzlers: Practical Applications of New Fangled Technology for Your Practice
PM4 - Therapeutic Musculoskeletal Injection
- Acute Care
- Adolescent Health
- Adult Health
- Family Practice
- General Clinical and Professional Issues
- Geriatric Health
- Nurse Midwifery
- Pediatric Health
- Psychiatric Mental Health
- Women's Health
At the conclusion of this conference, participants will be better able to:
- Discuss updated information about the assessment and management of common health problems seen in primary, specialty and acute care settings.
- Discuss updated pharmacotherapeutic information related to clinical practice.
- Identify regional and national trends in health policy, promotion and prevention which impact health care.
Poster Abstracts Invited
Promoting Improvements in Health Care Delivery, Education, Research and Policy
Thursday-Friday, Nov 5-6
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Have you created a practice improvement project or developed an innovative educational strategy, clinical program or research project that highlights improvements in health care delivery, education, research or policy? Share your experience and expertise by presenting a poster at the conference.
New this Year! We'll have a poster judging contest with one award for Best Poster. The winner will be announced Friday, November 6th at the 2:30pm Cupcake Reception.
|Poster Guidelines||Abstract Submission|
Submit a poster abstract
Poster Presentation Benefits:
• Strengthen your resume
• Some employers will pay your registration fees if you present a poster
• Communicate research or program findings to enhance the practice of others
• Network with providers who share your interests
• Discuss practical strategies for healthcare delivery
Visit our hotel information page to book your stay during this conference. Participants receive a special discount. Reservations must be made by October 6, 2015.
Want to Learn More about the Registration/CE Process?
Click here for the Seven Easy Steps for Registering and Earning CE Contact Hours.
Registering a Group or an Employee?
Fill out our Group/Employee Registration Form. The registration manager will process your request and notify by email.
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|Conference Materials and Information|
Thursday Session Sign-Up (Link will open in a new window or tab.)
Certificates are available in two forms for your convenience.
|Day of Event|
|Recharging Stations||Power stations are available in the registration area. Power is not available in the conference rooms.|
Your battery will last longer if you put your device in airplane mode while attending a session.
|WiFi||Free WiFi is limited to public areas of the conference center. Download your handouts to your device before you go to a session.|
|Food and Clothing||Breakfast: We try to be sensitive to many common dietary restrictions in planning our complimentary food menu. However, if you have special dietary needs, please bring food items that will meet your individual nutritional requirements. Breakfast will be served Thursday and Friday only. Lunch is on your own.|
Temperature in rooms: Temperatures can fluctuate throughout the day. Please dress in layers.
- 20.80 Contact hours
- 13.50 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level