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The 40th Annual NPO Education Conference will be held at Salishan Spa and Golf Resort in beautiful Gleneden Beach on the Oregon Coast. The conference will open on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 4 and run through Saturday, Oct. 7.

10/4/2017 to 10/7/2017
When: October 4-7, 2017
Where: Salishan Spa and Resort
7760 U.S. 101
Gleneden Beach, Oregon  97388
United States
Contact: NPO
503-293-0011


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NPO 40th Annual Education Conference
Salishan, Gleneden Beach
October 4-7, 2017

Program Description

The 40th Annual NPO Education Conference will be held at Salishan Spa and Golf Resort in beautiful Gleneden Beach on the Oregon Coast. The conference will open on the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 4 and run through Saturday, Oct. 7.

The conference is designed to support the professional practice and learning needs of nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and other interested health care providers by providing a variety of evidence-based educational topics.

Learners will review and discuss current evidence-based practices focusing in primary care, psychiatric-mental health and pediatrics.

Program Objectives

Please see the individual session objectives listed for each presenter from the schedule below.

Documents, Presentations and Handouts

In our efforts to be environmentally conscious, NPO is no longer providing paper handouts.

NPO Reports

The NPO Committees present their annual reports for the 2016-2017 year:

Evaluation

Be sure to complete your online evaluation of the sessions you attended to recieve your certificate of completion and earn your continuing nursing education contact hours.

To access the evaluation, you will have to log in. Your login information is as follows:

  • username: your email address
  • password: npo

Click here to access the evaluation

 

Nursing Contact Hours

Learners can earn up to 21.5 continuing nursing education contact hours.

Oregon Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Requirements for Successful Completion of this CNE Activity

In order to obtain a Certificate of Successful Completion for this activity, the learner must complete the following criteria:

  • Sign the Verification of Attendance Form at the registration desk each day you attend
  • Attend one or more sessions
  • Complete and submit the online evaluation form for each session attended by no later than Nov. 7,  2017

Participants who successfully complete the above requirements will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion from the Nurse Practitioners of Oregon for the contact hours claimed during the evaluation process. Participants should only claim the sessions which were attended in full. Any participant who has NOT claimed their contact hours by Nov. 7, 2017 will NOT receive a Certificate of Successful Completion.

Registration

Online registration is now closed.  There will be limited onsite registration available.

If you have any questions, please contact us at NPO@oregonrn.org

Conference Fees

Conference fees include: attendance at the conference, Saturday’s lunch, Friday’s NPO Business Luncheon, NPO’s 40th Annual Conference Celebration, beverages and snacks. Lunch on Thursday is on your own or you can pre-order a boxed lunch when you register.

   NPO Member
Non-Member*
NP Student
Retired NP Member
 3-Day Rate
$495 $795 $275 $275
 2-Day Rate
$425 $600 $225 $225
 1-Day Rate
$225 $350 $125 $125
 Pre-Con Session
$25
$25 $25 $25
 

*Join ONA/NPO as a member and save up to $300 on fees (one year membership required).

  • NPO Member Rate is for members of ONA & NPO or members of other state nurses associations that are affiliated with the American Nurses Association are accepted. Proof of membership required.
  • Non-Member Rate is for NPs and CNSs who are not a member of NPO, physicians, physician assistants, and all allied health professionals.
  • NP Student Rate is for students who are currently enrolled in an NP program. Proof of enrollment may be requested.
  • Retired NP Member Rate is for NPO members who have had their license officially retired with the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

Workshop Fees

The hands-on workshop sessions available during the conference (beginning suturing, advanced suturing, playing with plaster, trigger point injections and pediatric casting and splinting) will be charged a $25 fee to cover the materials used during the session.

Disclosures

The planners for this CNE activity declare no conflicts of interest in the development and implementation of this educational activity.

All faculty/presenters/authors for this activity have attested that she/he will provide the best available evidence for this content and present information fairly and without bias. For individual written disclosures from faculty/presenters/authors, please see the individual session description disclosures.

NPO is Paperless

In our efforts to be environmentally conscious, NPO is no longer providing paper handouts. All submitted presenter handouts will be posted in the Documents & Handouts section within two weeks of the conference. No printed handouts will be available at the conference for attendees. If you need printed handout materials, please bring them with you to the conference.

Cancellations

Registration may be canceled by written request only. Cancellations must be received on or before Sept. 29, 2017. An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from all refunds. No refunds will be given after Sept. 29, 2017. Written cancellations should be mailed to: NPO, Attn: Amy Ferguson, 18765 SW Boones Ferry Road, Suite 200, Tualatin, OR 97062, or e-mail: NPO@oregonrn.org.

Featured Speaker

Pamela Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, American Nurses Association President

Dr. Pamela Cipriano is the 35th president of the American Nurses Association (ANA), the nation’s largest nurses organization representing the interests of the nation’s 3.6 million registered nurses. A distinguished nursing leader, Dr. Cipriano has extensive experience as an executive in academic medical centers. In 2016, she was named one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine for the second year in a row. In 2015, the publication also named her as one of the “Top 25 Women in Healthcare.” Prior to becoming ANA president, Dr. Cipriano was senior director for health care management at Galloway Consulting. She has served in faculty and leadership positions at the University of Virginia (UVA) since 2000, and currently holds a faculty appointment as research associate professor at the UVA School of Nursing. Dr. Cipriano is known nationally and internationally as a strong advocate for health care quality. She was elected to the International Council of Nurses Executive Board in 2017 and has served on a number of boards and committees for influential national organizations, including the National Quality Forum and the Joint Commission.

Dr. Cipriano was the 2010-11 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute of Medicine. Dr. Cipriano has been a longtime active member in ANA at the national and state levels. She was the recipient of the association’s 2008 Distinguished Membership Award for her outstanding contributions to ANA and was the inaugural editor-in-chief of American Nurse Today, the official journal of the American Nurses Association, from 2006-14. Dr. Cipriano is certified in advanced nursing executive administration.

She holds a PhD in executive nursing administration from the University of Utah College of Nursing, a master of nursing degree in physiological nursing from the University of Washington, and a bachelor of science in nursing degree from American University. She was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing as a fellow in 1991.

Schedule

You can see below for the session times, titles and CE available.  Session details will be available shortly. Schedule subject to change. Click here to download a pdf of the full schedule.

Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

 TIME SESSION #
SESSION TITLE
SPEAKER  CE (Pharm)
7:00-8:15pm   100 ANA: Guiding the Future of Nursing
Pamela Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, ANA President  1.25
(0)

 

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

 TIME SESSION #
SESSION TITLE
SPEAKER  CE (Pharm)
6:30-7:30am   Morning Yoga Session (bring your own yoga mat)
Kristen Harris  
7:00-8:00am
  Registration / Continental Breakfast / Visit Exhibits 
   
8:00-8:30am   Welcome/Announcements
   
8:30-9:45am
101 Evaluating Anemias: Let's Take a Deeper Dive
Joanne Eddington, MN, FNP, AOCN
1.25
(0)
10:15-11:30am   Breakout Sessions
   
  102 WORKSHOP: Beginning Suturing (limited to 30 attendees) - FULL
Mary Fey, FNP, MSN
1.25
(0)
  103 Early Onset Parkinson's Disease: What NPs Need to Know
Patricia Cox, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC and Melody Rasmor, EdD, FNP, ARNP-BC, COHN-S
1.25
(0)
  104
Herpes: The Update You Really Need for Better Practice
Terri Warren, RN, MSN, MEd
1.25
(0.33)
   105 Engaging NP Students in Clinical Education
Mandy Wilson McKimmy, DNP, FNP-C
1.25
(0)
11:45am-1:00pm
  Breakout Sessions
   
   106 WORKSHOP: Advanced Suturing (limited to 30 attendees)
Mary Fey, FNP, MSN 1.25
(0)
   107
What to Say and Not to Say in Medicine
Michelle Krummenacker, LCSW, CADCIII
1.25
(0)
   108 Naltrexone, Past, Present and Off the Beaten Track
Monica Wahls, FNP, PMHNP
1.25
(1.25)
1:00-2:15pm
  Lunch break on your own (boxed lunch available for pre-order during registration)
2:15-3:30pm
  Breakout Sessions
   
   110 No-Show Appointments in Primary Care
Timothy Gebhart, DNP, FNP-C
1.25
(0)
   111 Statins and New Onset Diabetes Mellitus
Scott Coon, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
1.25
(0.91)
   112 POLST: What's New and How Can We Do Better
Pam Hiransomboon-Vogel, DNP, FNP-BC, ACHPN
1.25
(0)
   113 Poster Presentations Session #1
various
 1.25
(0)
4:00-5:15pm
  Breakout Sessions
   
   114 Diagnostic Imaging Updates
Matthew Tommack, D.O.
1.25
(0)
   115 Youth Suicide Assessment and Intervention in Primary Care
Tina Walde, DNP, PMHNP
1.25
(0)
   116 Updates on International Travel Medicine
Lara Jesic, FNP
1.25
(0.16)
   117 Poster Presentations Session #2
Various
 1.25
(0)
6:00-9:00pm   NPO 40th Annual Education Conference Anniversary Celebration!    

 

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

 TIME SESSION #
SESSION TITLE
SPEAKER  CE (Pharm)
6:30-7:30am
  Yoga (bring your own yoga mat)
   
7:00-8:00am
  Registration open, exhibit hall open
   
8:00-8:15am   Welcome/Announcements
   
8:15-9:30am
 201 Keep It Safe and Legal: What Advanced Practice Nurses Need to Know
Sarah Wickenhagen, DNP, APRN, FNP-C and Wendy Bigelow, BSN, RN
1.25
(0)
10:00-11:15am
  Breakout Sessions

 
   202 Pediatric Hand Injuries
Krister Freese, MD
1.25
(0)
   203 Beyond the Pill: Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) for Primary Care
Leo Han, MD, MPH
1.25
(0.25)
   204
Treatment of Heart Failure for the PCP
Mark Puhlman, DNP, ANP-C
1.25
(1.08)
   205 When to Call a Pediatric Surgeon
Kimberly Ruscher, MD, MPH, FACS 
1.25
(0.08)
11:30am-12:45pm
  Breakout Sessions
   
  206 WORKSHOP: Playing with Plaster - The Basics of Splinting (limited to 30 attendees)
Kari Komlofske, FNP-C and John Workinger, FNP-C
1.25
(0.25)
  207
Rheumatology for the Nurse Practitioner
Mary Derlacki, FNP
1.25
(0.66)
  208 A Fine Line: The Intersection of Mental Health and Medicine in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
Joel Jahraus, MD, FAED, CEDS and Lauren Ozbolt, MD, CEDS
1.25
(0.83)
  209 Understanding Hormonal Contraception
Leo Han, MD, MPH
1.25
(1.08)
1:00-2:30pm
210 NPO Business Luncheon: Current Issues Affecting NP Practice - Lunch Provided
Martin Taylor, Jenn Baker, BA, andJames Sims, DNP, ANP-BC
1.50
(0)
3:00-4:15pm
  Breakout Sessions
   
  211 12-Lead ECG Interpretation Made Easy!
Jon Tardiff, BS, PA-C
1.25
(0.16)
  212 Preventing Low Literacy by Using Reach Out and Read in Pediatrics
Madeleine Sanford, FNP
1.25
(0)
  213 Integrative Medicine Approaches for Chronic Pain Sonia Sosa, MD 1.25
(0.25)
  214 Psychopharmacologic Updates
Nimisha Gokaldas, MD
1.25
(1.25)
4:30-5:45pm
  Breakout Sessions
   

215 WORKSHOP: Trigger Point Injections (limited to 25 attendees)
Amanda St John, DNP, FNP-C
1.25
(0)
  216
Breaking the Benzo Cycle - Alternatives to Treating Anxiety Disorders
Rebecca Dorsey, RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC
1.25
(1.08)
  217 Knock Out Pediatric Concussion Management
Madeleine Sanford, FNP
1.25
(0) 
  218
Trans* Healthcare in Primary Care
Kelly Washburn, MSN, NP-C
1.25
(0.5)

 

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017

 TIME SESSION #
SESSION TITLE
SPEAKER  CE (Pharm)
6:30-7:30am

Yoga (bring your own yoga mat)
   
7:00-8:00am
  Registration/Continental Breakfast
   
8:00-8:15am   Welcome/Announcements
   
8:15-9:30am
301 Prescription for Change: CSA Partnerships for Health
Brian Frank, MD
1.25
(0)
9:45-11:00am
  Breakout Sessions
   
  302 The A, B, C, D, & E of Viral Hepatitis: A Case Based Update of Viral Hepatitis
Terrance James, FNP-C, ANCC
1.25
(0.58)
  303 2017 Update on Pediatric Antibiotic Use
Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP-PC, FAANP
1.25
(1.25)
  304 Effective Communication through Better Presentations Casey Campbell, MAIS 1.25
(0)
  305 Quality of Life and Health of Refugees & Oregon's Latino Community
Dr. Ron Mize, Neema Mohammad Nader, FNP-C, DNP and Mehra Shirazi
1.25
(0.08)
11:15am-12:30pm
  Breakout Sessions
   
  306 Common ECG Arrhythmias You Should Know!
Jon Tardiff, BS, PA-C
1.25
(0.25)
  307 Adolescent Ingestion of Illicit or Licit Drugs
Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP-PC, FAANP
1.25
(1.25)
  308 Connection Matters: Examining the Importance of Relationship in our Care
Maria Kosmetatos, FNP, MS
1.25
(0)
  309 At Risk Sexual Health
Miguel Carreon, DNP, FNP, Christina Sun, PhD, MS, and Jacquelyn Quetal, MN, FNP-C
1.25
(0)
12:45-2:00pm
310 Lunch Session: Oregon’s Opioid Crisis: Update on Oregon Prescribing Guidelines Sarah Wickenhagen, DNP, APRN, FNP-C and Larlene Dunsmuir, DNP, FNP, ANP-C 1.25
(0.58)
2:15-3:30pm
  Breakout Sessions
   
  311
WORKSHOP: Pediatric Casting and Splinting Workshop (limited to 30 attendees)
Heather Kong, MD
1.25
(0)
  312 Getting in Touch: An Integrative Nursing Approach
Pamela Potter, DNSc, RN, CNS-BC and Patricia Cox, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC
1.25
(0)
  313 Relationships as Health: Towards a Universal Education Approach to Intimate Partner Violence in Primary Care
Tara O'Connor, PMHNP and Joan Fleishman, PsyD
1.25
(0)
  314 Common Ailments of the Foot
Bettricia Otto, DPM, FACFAS
1.25
(0)
3:30pm
  End of Conference
   

 

Other Events

There are various meetings and dinners taking place during the conference that are not directly related to the conference and have no continuing education hours attached. NPO Conference attendees are invited to take part in the events listed below.

  • NPO Independent Practice and Business Owners Meeting
    Thursday, Oct. 5
    1-2:15 p.m. (during lunch break)
    Room TBD

    RSVP: contact the IPBO Committee chair, Diane Solomon, PMHNP, CNM, PhD via email at dnsolomon@comcast.net

    Join the NPO Independent Practice and Business Owners (IPBO) Committee for a lunch meeting to discuss issues facing NPs who own their own business or practice independently. This committee is a great opportunity for NPs to meet others who are dealing with similar issues, share information and collaborate to help advance their practice. If you have any questions, please contact the IPBO Committee chair, Diane Solomon, PMHNP, CNM, PhD via email at dnsolomon@comcast.net.

  • Disease State Presentation: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adults
    Friday, Oct. 6
    Seating at 6:30 p.m., presentation at 7 p.m.
    Salishan Resort, Room TBA
    RSVP: Please email myoung0@shire.com to reserve a seat by September 6th. Seating may be limited.


    This dinner presentation will provide an overview of the current understanding of ADHD in adults, including diagnostic criteria, etiology, burden, differential diagnosis, and management. This presentation is not part of the NPO Conference program.

    Dr. Matthew Young is a medical science liaison specializing in neuroscience with Shire Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Young received his PhD in Neuroscience at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, completed a 3-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Division of Neuropharmacology and Neurological Disease at Emory University, and served on the faculty of the Department of Psychology at Spelman College. He has given presentations to scientific and medical colleagues at a variety of venues, including the Barrows Neurological Institute in Phoenix AZ, and annual meetings of the Society for Neuroscience, International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, College on Problems of Drug Dependence, and the Winter Conference on Brain Research. Dr. Young’s research and teaching expertise is in the neuropsychopharmacological and psychoneuroimmunological bases of emotional learning and memory.

  • Clinical Training Program for NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant) 68 mg Radiopaque
    Friday, October 6
    6:30 p.m.
    Room TBD
    Click here to download the registration form and to RSVP for the program


    As required by the Food and Drug Administration in the prescribing information for NEXPLANON, all health care providers should receive instruction and training prior to performing insertion and/or removal of NEXPLANON.

    If you have any questions, please contact Roger Greidanus (Customer Representative, Women’s Health, Merck) at 541-301-6512.

  • OHSU Preceptor Luncheon
    Thursday, October 5
    1-2:15 p.m.
    RSVP to Kimberly Poole at poolek@ohsu.edu


    This lunch is open to anyone who has been a preceptor for the Oregon Health and Science University Family Nurse Practitioner Program in the past 3 years.
    Click here to learn more

  • Transforming Care in Women’s Health by Identifying Patients at risk for Hereditary Cancer
    Friday, Oct. 6
    6:30 p.m.
    Salishan Resort, Long House Room A
    RSVP: By Friday, Sept. 29 to knordby@myriad.com


    Description: Dinner, Drinks, and Guest Speaker

    Topic: “Transforming Care in Women’s Health by Identifying Patients at risk for Hereditary Cancer”
    Is it our job to screen and test patients for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes as Nurse Practitioners?

    • The importance of screening all patients based on a cancer family history
    • The risk factors associated with hereditary cancer syndromes and the methods in which to identify
    • The clinical features of management
    • How to interpret results.

    Guest Speaker: Rachel Gorham, WHNP-BC
    As a member of the Nurse Practitioner Women’s Health Task Force, Rachel helped develop the most recent NPWH position statement. She has trained at the City of Hope in Cancer Genetics, has worked as the Director of the Hereditary Cancer Clinic at the PolyClinic in Seattle, and most recently is providing care for affected and unaffected patients at Pacific Gynecology Specialists.


Event mobile App

To provide the best experience possible for our attendees, NPO is proud to provide a mobile event app for smart phones and mobile devices, which can also be accessed through desktop and laptop computers. The 40th Annual NPO Education Conference mobile app will put all of the conference details, documents and information in the palm of your hand, allowing for an interactive experience that will enhance the learning opportunities and provide more opportunities to interact with your colleagues.

This year’s mobile app will let you:

  • Access the event schedule anytime and customize your agenda
  • See all the speakers, read their bios, and view their presentations
  • Check out the exhibitors and locate their booths more easily
  • Get important updates and exciting offers through the app
  • See who’s attending and share contact information

To download the mobile app, click on the following link from your phone or mobile device:

Conference Essentials

Business casual attire is acceptable for the meetings. Meeting rooms are air-conditioned. For comfort, a jacket or sweater is suggested. Laptops and hand-held devices are welcome for note taking during sessions. Limited Wi-Fi is available in the conference areas. The Exhibit Hall will be open Thursday and Friday with the latest in clinical practice products and services.

ADA COMPLIANCE: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, NPO seeks to make this conference accessible to all. If you have a disability which might require special accommodations, please contact Amy Ferguson at (503) 293-0011 x306 or ferguson@oregonrn.org.

CHILDREN AND PETS: Children, infants and pets are not permitted in any educational session. For safety and insurance reasons, children, infants and pets are not permitted in the exhibit hall.

Hotel Information

NPO has a reserved room block at the Salishan Resort for the following nights: Wednesday, Oct. 4 through Friday, Oct. 6.

Room Rates (These prices do not include the $9.50 resort service fee or the 11.8% lodging tax.)

  • Traditional at $159 / night
  • Deluxe at $179 / night
  • Premier at $199 / night

To reserve your room online, visit the Salishan website at www.salishan.com, click “Check Availability” and enter “NPO” under the Group Code field. Then proceed to finish the booking process.

To make reservations by phone, or if you need reservations that are outside of the contracted dates, call Salishan directly at 800-452-2300 to complete your reservations.

 

Calendar

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