2014 National Conference for Nurse Practitioners


NCNP Conference Chair
Margaret A. Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC

President, Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, Inc., North Andover, MA
Family Nurse Practitioner, Adjunct Faculty, Family Practice Residency,
Greater Lawrence (MA) Family Health Center

Karen Innocent, DNP, CMSRN, APRN-BC, CRNP
Executive Director of Continuing Education
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA

Jamesetta A. Newland, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
Editor-in-Chief, The Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Associate Professor and Nurse Practitioner
New York University College of Nursing
New York, NY

Mary Perrong, MSN, RN, CRNP
Senior Clinical Editor, The Nurse Practitioner Journal and OR Nurse Journal
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA

Sophia Chu Rodgers, ACNP, FNP, FAANP, FCCM
Clinical Adjunct Faculty, University of New Mexico & Sandoval Regional Medical Center
Albuquerque, NM

Janet S. Thomas, MS, RN, BC
Manager of CE Accreditation & Compliance
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA

Monica N. Tombasco, MS, MSNA, FNP-BC, CRNA
Senior Lecturer, FHEA, Inc.
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH
Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioner
Central New Hampshire Emergency Medicine Physicians, Huggins Hospital
Wolfeboro, NH

Anne Dabrow Woods, MSN, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC
Publisher, American Journal of Nursing (AJN)
Chief Nurse, Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins & Ovid Technologies, Philadelphia, PA
Nurse Practitioner, Chester County Hospital, West Chester, PA

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

2014 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 21.75 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 21.75 contact hours. LWW is also an approved provider by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Pharmacology Credit

There are many sessions with significant pharmacology content, and up to 16.5 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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