2013 National Conference for Nurse Practitioners

2013 PLANNING PANEL

NCNP Conference Chair
Margaret A. Fitzgerald, DNP, APRN, BC, NP-C, FAANP

President, Fitzgerald Health Education Associates North Andover, MA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: Speaker's Bureau: GlaxoSmithKline & Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals

Jamesetta A. Newland, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
Clinical Associate Professor and Nurse Practitioner Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program
New York University College of Nursing
New York, NY
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Yvonne D'Arcy, CRNP-BN, CNS, MS
Pain Management & Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner
Pain & Palliative Care Outcomes Manager
Suburban Hospital
Germantown, MD
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Karen Innocent, MS, CMSRN, ACNP-BC, CRNP
Director of Continuing Education & Conferences
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Ambler, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: Yes; Spouse is employee of Merck

Mary Perrong, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC, MSN
Clinical Editor, Nurse Practitioner and OR Nurse
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Ambler, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Sophia Chu Rodgers, ACNP, FNP, FAANP, FCCM CLITEPIC LLC
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Clinical Adjunct Faculty for University of New Mexico
Alburquerque, NM
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Janet S. Thomas, MS, RN-BC
Continuing Education Manager Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Ambler, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

Anne Dabrow Woods, MSN, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC
Chief Nursing Officer Publisher, American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Ambler, PA
Financial Disclosure/Conflict of Interest: None

In accordance with the ANCC Standards for Commercial Support, all potential conflicts of interest have been resolved through a peer-review process.

2013 Continuing Education Information

Program Goals and Objectives
The purpose of the National Conference for Nurse Practitioners is to offer interactive tutorials, presentations, and practical workshops that promote clinical excellence and improve the quality of care that health care practitioners provide. By attending this conference and participating in the educational sessions, you'll be able to:

  • Consult with experts in primary and acute care as well as clinical subspecialties.
  • Discuss issues related to family, adult, pediatric, geriatric, women's health, legal, mental health, and acute care practice specialties.
  • Develop your assessment and clinical management skills in hands-on and skill-building workshops.
  • Evaluate current and new treatment methods and pharmacologic therapies.
  • Identify issues that affect advanced practice, including reimbursement, malpractice, clinical practice guidelines, and using the latest technologies in the industry.
  • Increase advance practice clinicians' skill set in order to provide expanded services, improve billing, and reimbursement.

Provider Accreditation

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), publisher of The Nurse Practitioner journal, will award a maximum of 21 contact hours for this continuing nursing education activity.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749 for 21 contact hours. LWW is also an approved provider by the District of Columbia and Florida #FBN2454. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Pharmacology Credit

There are many sessions with significant pharmacology content, and up to 19 contact hours can be applied to advanced pharmacology requirements.

Any commercial product presented or displayed within the educational activity is not indicative of endorsement or approval by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation or by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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