Conference 2015 | Advanced Practice in Primary and Acute Care: Thursday and Friday

Seattle, WA US
November 5, 2015 to November 6, 2015

Pacific Northwest 38th Annual National Conference

Thursday and Friday | November 5-6, 2015

Welcome to the Thursday-Friday Portal!

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Day 1 & 2 | Thursday and Friday

Online registration is closed. Please register at the door.

Conference quick links:

► Go To the Main Conference Portal (Thursday, Friday and Saturday)

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.

Course Brochure

Brochure PDF

UWCNE Accreditation Information

Please Note: These sessions are cancelled and 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


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 GuidelinesAbstract Submission

Click here for Poster Guidelines 

Submit a poster abstract
Abstract deadline: Oct 23, 2015

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

Hotel Accommodations

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.)
Friday Session Sign-Up 

If you registered at the door, you will not have access to sessions until you are hand-enrolled by our registration manager.


Thursday Handouts (Link will open in a new window or tab.)
Friday Handouts 

Did you register at the door?


Certificates are available in two forms for your convenience.

Digital Certificates - online

Paper Certificates - at conference
Fill out the carbon certificate form at the conference to keep track of which sessions you attended. You will self-report the pharmacology hours by adding up the pharm hours listed on the form for the sessions you attended. Please store the certificate as well as a copy of the brochure in a safe place, in case you need it for licensure later.

Day of Event
Recharging StationsPower 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.
WiFiFree WiFi is limited to public areas of the conference center. Download your handouts to your device before you go to a session. 
Food and ClothingBreakfast: 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.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 14.80 Contact hours
  • 14.80 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Event starts: 
11/05/2015 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
11/06/2015 - 4:55pm
Washington State Convention Center
800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Available Credit

  • 14.80 Contact hours
  • 14.80 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
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