Session Schedule with hours CE & percentage Rx

Educational sessions designated with Rx contain pharmacology content

TUESDAY, JULY 17

9:00am – 4:30pm
(9.5 hrs CE including Wednesday)
Pre 1 Rocky Mountain Retreat: Self Care for the Busy Nurse Practitioner, Eileen O’Grady, PhD, RN, ANP-BC 0% Rx

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

8:30am – 12:15pm
(9.5 hrs CE including Tuesday)
Pre 1 (continued) Rocky Mountain Retreat: Self Care for the Busy Nurse Practitioner, Eileen O’Grady, PhD, RN, ANP-BC 0% Rx
9:00am – 10:00am
(Non-certified)
WWW “Welcome Warm-up Walk” Non-certified
10:30am – 12:00pm
(1.5 hrs CE)
Pre 2  Dermal Dilemmas: Interesting Cases, Peggy Vernon, RN, MA, C-PNP, DCNP, FAANP 50% Rx
1:30pm – 4:30pm
(Non-certified)
SS1  NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant) 68mg Radiopaque Clinical Training Program Non-certified
1:30pm – 3:30pm
(2.0 hrs CE)
Pre 3 Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives – Update 2018, Theresa Mallick-Searle, RN, MS, ANP-BC 100% Rx
3:45pm – 4:45pm
(1.0 hr CE)
Pre 4 How Probiotics and Prebiotics Affect the Gut Microbiota and Influence Digestive Health, Robert Hutkins, PhD 50% Rx
  Pre 5 Finding a Needle in a Haystack: Using Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Tools to Select Diagnostic Tests, Karley Trautman, DNP, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC; Kandace Shepherd, PA-C 0% Rx
5:00pm – 6:00pm
(1.0 hr CE)
Pre 6 Managing Adult ADHD in Primary Care, Andrew Hoeffler, RN, DNP, NP-C 25% Rx
  Pre 7 Radiographic Challenges, Helen Brown, MS, ACNP, FNP 0% Rx
6:15pm – 7:45pm
(1.5 hrs CE)
Pre 8 From Outpatient to Inpatient: Antimicrobial Management for Pulmonary Infections by the Non-Infectious Disease APRN, E. Monee’ Reed, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC 100% Rx

THURSDAY, JULY 19

8:00am – 9:30am
(1.5 hrs CE)
A1 Pharmacology in Sleep Disorders (including Controlled Substance Prescribing), Teresa B. Durden, MSN, RN, APRN-BC 100% Rx
  A2 Geriatric Physiology: How Does It Alter Physiologic Response to Illness?, Helen Brown, MS, ACNP, FNP 0% Rx
  A3 Inflamed Feelings: Understanding the Psychological Impacts of Inflammatory Dermatological Disorders, Diane Hanna, APRN, DNP, FNP-C 25% Rx
  A4 Estrogen and the Brain, Jan Shepherd, MD, FACOG 25% Rx
  A5 Pediatric ENT: Foreign Body Removal, Peggy Kelley, MD 0% Rx
  A6 Inpatient Hospital Medicine: Are You Up to Date on the
Guidelines?, Nycole Oliver, DNP, APRN, RN, FNP-C, ACNPC-AG, CEN
0% Rx
10:00am – 11:15am
(1.0 hr CE)
KN Keynote: Mastering Chaos: Creativity 101 for Health Care’s Daring Spirits, Jeffrey Bauer, PhD 0% Rx
11:45am – 1:00pm
(Non-certified)
SS2 – SS5 TBA Non-certified
1:30pm – 3:00pm
(1.5 hrs CE)
B1 Inflammation in Chronic Conditions: Prevention, Assessment & Treatment, Margaret Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC 100% Rx
  B2 Making a Cancer Diagnosis: Key Concepts, Brianna Hoffner, RN, MSN, AOCNP, ANP-BC; Johanna Warner, AGNP-C, MSN, OCN 25% Rx
  B3 Pain Management in Pregnancy: It’s Not That Complicated, Theresa Mallick-Searle, RN, MS, ANP-BC 50% Rx
  B4 Clinical Assessment and Management of Sport-Related Concussion: What is the Update from the 5th International Concussion in Sport Meeting?, Traci Snedden, PhD, RN, CPNP, CPN, CNE 0% Rx
  B5 Fungal Infections and Antifungals: What You Need to Know, Nancy Munro, RN, MN, CCRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP 75% Rx
  B6 Dealing with Difficult People Effectively, Eileen O’Grady, PhD, RN, ANP-BC 0% Rx
3:30pm – 5:00pm
(1.5 hrs CE)
C1 Recognition and Treatment of Heart Failure (Systolic and Diastolic): Primary to Acute Care, Kristine Scordo, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAANP 25% Rx
  C2 Adrenal Incidentalomas: Evaluation and Management, Rae Reynolds, MS, RN, ANP-BC 25% Rx
  C3 Menopause: Dilemmas and Options, Jan Shepherd, MD, FACOG 100% Rx
  C4 The Little Professor Syndrome: A Clinical Update on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Sonya Montgomery, FNP-BC, PMHCS-BC 50% Rx
  C5 You Came in as a Trauma and Now You’re a Stroke: A Look At Carotid and Vertebral Artery Dissection, Nancy Denke, DNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FAEN, CEN, CCRN 50% Rx
  C6 The Art and Science of Looking Ahead: Upgrading the Crystal Ball for Creating a Viable Future, Jeffrey Bauer, PhD 0% Rx
7:00pm – 8:30pm
(Non-certified)
SS6 TBA Non-certified

FRIDAY, JULY 20

7:15am – 7:45am
(Non-certified)
WT1 “Walk & Talk” Around the Lake  Non-certified
8:00am – 9:30am
(1.5 hrs CE)
D1 Dairy Foods and Health: A Body System Tour, Christopher J. Cifelli, PhD 0% Rx
  D2 COPD: Utilizing the 2017 GOLD Guidelines to Effectively Manage Acute Exacerbations in the Ambulatory and Acute Care Settings, Jennifer Rodgers, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC  25% Rx
  D3 What’s New in the Dermatology Drug Cabinet? Review of Therapies for Cutaneous Disorders, Lakshi M. Aldredge, MSN, RN, ANP-BC 100% Rx
  D4 Women’s Sexuality at Midlife, Jan Shepherd, MD, FACOG 50% Rx
  D5 Exciting New Developments in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Edward Hoffenberg, MD; 25% Rx
  D6 Orthopedic Care for the Urgent Care or Acute Care Setting, David L. Priebe, MD  25% Rx
10:00am – 11:30am
(1.5 hrs CE)
E1 Pharmacogenomics: Exploring Genetic Variations in Drug Metabolism, Margaret Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC 100% Rx
  E2 Primary Care Considerations for Patients with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, Nick Nelson, MPH, MS, CNP, CCMS 75% Rx
  E3 So You Think You Want to Do Aesthetics? Key Landmarks and Pitfalls to Know and Avoid, Diane Hanna, APRN, DNP, FNP-C  25% Rx
  E4 Vulvar Biopsy: Indications and Effective Techniques, Kristina M. Tocce, MD, MPH 0% Rx
  E5 What Would you Do? Pediatric Case Studies, James Harrington, MD  0% Rx
  E6 Cardiac Diagnostic Testing: What to Order When, Kristine Scordo, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAANP 25% Rx
12:15pm – 1:45pm
(1.5 hrs CE)
EF Ethics Forum: Non-Adherent Patient, Jacqueline J. Glover, PhD; Christine Kessler, MN, CNS, ANP, BC-ADM, CDTC, FAANP; Nancy Rudner, DrPH, MPH, RN 0% Rx
2:00pm – 3:00pm
(1.0 hr CE)
F1 Showcasing NP Value Through Initiatives Targeting High Value Care, April Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC; Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, AG-ACNP, FAANP 0% Rx
3:15pm – 6:15pm
(2.5 hrs CE)
WS1 Orthopedic Exam, Christopher R. Hemmer, DNP, ANP 0% Rx
  WS2 Use of Advanced Radiology in the Diagnosis of Challenging Patient Problems, Helen Brown, MS, ACNP, FNP 0% Rx
  WS3 Interpreting the 12 Lead ECG: Case Study Approach, Kathy Magdic, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, FAANP 0% Rx
3:15pm – 4:45pm
(1.5 hrs CE)
G1 Legislative Panel: Don’t Get Mad—Get in There! NPs as Effective Policy Advocates, Gail Adcock, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN; Danielle Howa Pendergrass, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC 0% Rx
4:45pm – 5:15pm
(0.5 hr CE)
Authors Present Posters 0% Rx
5:30pm – 6:15pm
(0.75 hr CE)
H1 Marijuana and E-Cigarettes: Legal but SAFE???, David Tinkelman, MD 0% Rx
  H2 Regenerative Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges, Nancy Denke, DNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FAEN, CEN, CCRN 25% Rx
  H3 Bacterial Vaginitis: The Human Microbiome from Benchtop to Bedside, Charles Cartwright, PhD 0% Rx
  H4 Breastmilk as Epigenetic Medium, Sylvia Metzger, MPH, MSN, FNP-C, IBCLC 25% Rx
  H5 Grow Your Own APRN Workforce, Ingrid Johnson, DNP, MPP, RN 0% Rx
6:30pm – 8:00pm
(1.5 hrs CE)
J1 Opioids in Gastroenterology: The Good, Bad and Ugly, Carl Robert Dahl, MD 75% Rx
7:00pm – 8:30pm
(Non-certified)
SS7 TBA Non-certified

SATURDAY, JULY 21

7:00am – 7:20am
(Non-certified)
WT2 “Walk & Talk” Around the Lake Non-certified
7:30am – 10:30am
(2.5 hrs CE)
WS4 Suturing Skills: Beginning to Advanced, Vincent Markovchick, MD, FAAEM, FACEP; Maria Moreira, MD 0% Rx
  WS5 Orthopedic Exam, Christopher R. Hemmer, DNP, ANP 0% Rx
  WS6 Pulmonary Function/Spirometry, Steven E. Lommatzsch, MD; Deborah Fending, RN, BSN, AE-C 0% Rx
  WS7 Gynecology Office Procedures, Kristina M. Tocce, MD, MPH; Jennifer S. Hyer, MD 75% Rx
7:30am – 8:45am
(Non-certified)
SS8 – SS9 TBA Non-certified
9:00am – 10:30am
(1.5 hrs CE)
L1 Innovation Challenge, Maureen R. Courtney, APRN, FNP-BC, PhD; Kathryn Daniel, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC; Panelists TBD 0% Rx
12:00pm – 1:00pm
(1.0 hr CE)
M1 The Pocket Endocrinologist, Christine Kessler, MN, CNS, ANP, BC-ADM, CDTC, FAANP  25% Rx
  M2 Cutaneous Disorders in the Veteran Population, Lakshi M. Aldredge, MSN, RN, ANP-BC 50% Rx
  M3 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Presentations, Complications, Mimics, and Treatments, Carl Robert Dahl, MD 50% Rx
  M4 Mental Health Care in Reproductive Age Women, Monika Jindal, MD 25% Rx
  M5 The Child with Allergic Rhinitis: When It’s an Allergy and When It’s Not, Dan Atkins, MD  25% Rx
  M6 Sepsis Management in 2018, Henry Masur, MD 50% Rx
  M7 How to Cover Yourself when Patients Don’t Comply, Carolyn Buppert, JD, MSN 25% Rx
1:00pm – 1:30pm
(0.5 hrs CE)
Authors Present Posters 0% Rx
1:30pm – 3:00pm
(1.5 hrs CE)
N1 Diabetes: Outpatient to Inpatient Management, Michael T. McDermott, MD 75% Rx
  N2 Preventing Limb Loss: Wound and Orthopedic Perspectives, Kristin Loker, MSN, NP-C; Shelley Brake, PA-C, MSHS  0% Rx
  N3 First Step in Patient Care: Take Care of Yourself, David Tinkelman, MD 0% Rx
  N4 Gestational Hypertension, Jennifer S. Hyer, MD 25% Rx
  N5 Trafficking, Trauma and Proactive Preventative Care, Robert R. Lung, JD; Kristel Weidner, MSN, RN 0% Rx
  N6 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation/Replacement (TAVI/TAVR), Rose Do, MD  25% Rx
  N7 Demonstrating Impact of APRN Practice: Essential Considerations, Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, AG-ACNP, FAANP 0% Rx
3:00pm – 3:30pm
(0.5 hrs CE)
Authors Present Posters 0% Rx
3:30pm – 5:00pm
(1.5 hrs CE)
O1 Diagnosis and Management of Endocrine Emergencies, Michael T. McDermott, MD 50% Rx
  O2 Lower Back Pain: Evidence-Based Care, Erin Wipff, RN, MSN, ANP-BC 50% Rx
  O3 Stroke Update 2018, Bruce Morgenstern, MD 25% Rx
  O4 Colposcopic Examination of the Lower Genital Track, Kristina M. Tocce, MD, MPH 25% Rx
  O5 Pediatric Food Allergies, Dan Atkins, MD  0% Rx
  O6 HIV Care in 2018: How Clinical Challenges Have Changed, Henry Masur, MD 25% Rx
  O7 The Risks of Treating Family, Friends or Yourself, Carolyn Buppert, JD, MSN 25% Rx
7:00pm – 8:30pm
(Non-certified)
SS10 TBA Non-certified

SUNDAY, JULY 22

7:00am – 7:30am
(Non-certified)
HS Home “Stretch” Non-certified
7:30am – 8:00am
(0.5 hrs CE)
Authors Present Posters  0% Rx
8:00am – 9:30am
(1.5 hrs CE)
P1 The Practical Neurological Exam: Learn to Perform, Understand and Diagnose, Bruce Morgenstern, MD  0% Rx
  P2 Diabetes Drugs and Happy Cardiologists: What’s up with That?, Christine Kessler, MN, CNS, ANP, BC-ADM, CDTC, FAANP  100% Rx
  P3 An Approach to the Underestimated Trauma Impact in Women’s Health, Monika Jindal, MD  0% Rx
  P4 Viral Lesions in the Pediatric Population, Peggy Vernon, RN, MA, C-PNP, DCNP, FAANP  25% Rx
  P5 Use and Abuse of Prophylactic Antimicrobials, Nancy Munro, RN, MN, CCRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP  100% Rx
9:45am – 10:45am
(1.0 hr CE)
Q1 The ABCs of Viral Hepatitis: A 2018 Update of Hepatitis A, B and C, Carl Robert Dahl, MD  50% Rx
  Q2 Managing Cardiac Emergencies in the Outpatient Setting, Rose Do, MD  25% Rx
  Q3 Integration of Mental Health into Obstetric Care, Jennifer S. Hyer, MD  25% Rx
  Q4 Hypotonia: The Floppy Baby Syndrome, Julie Parsons, MD  0% Rx
  Q5 Non-invasive Ventilation for the Management of Acute Respiratory Failure, Ann Granchelli, MD, SM  0% Rx
11:00am – 5:30pm
(5.5 hrs CE)
R1 The Bridge: A Comprehensive Headache Education Program, Carol A. Barch, MN, FNP-BC; Lynda J. Krasenbaum, MSN, ANP-BC; Theresa Mallick-Searle, RN, MS, ANP-BC; Maureen Moriarty, DNP, ANP-BC, FAHS; Kimberly Oas, MSN, FNP  0% Rx