NP’s: The Power of the Past and the Force of the Future
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Registration Refund and Cancellation Policy
Refunds will not be issued after Monday July 23, 2018
Cancellations: All cancellations require written notification to FNPN at FloridaNPNetwork@gmail.com. Please Note: If you cancel your conference registration please cancel your housing reservation.
FORCE MAJEURE: In the event FNPN should find it necessary to cancel or postpone the FNPN 2018 Annual Conference for any reason, including but not limited to low registration, strikes, acts of nature, war, terrorist acts or other circumstances beyond FNPN's control, FNPN's liability shall be limited to refund of registration fees paid to FNPN.
Refunds on paid registrations will be issued for written cancellation requests received via email no later than July 23, 2018. All refunds will be issued for the paid registration minus a $50 administrative fee or a $25 administrative fee for a student/retired registration. Refunds will not be issued after Monday July 23, 2017.
Returned Checks: An administrative fee of $50 will be charged for all checks returned to FNPN for insufficient funds.
No Shows: If you do not cancel in writing to FNPN and do not attend, you still are responsible for payment.
FNPN Annual Conference 2018
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Workshop CMV Medical Examiner Training Course: History Overview and Regulation - Salon St. Thomas
Dr. Jean Aertker DNP, ARNP,COHN-S, FAANP and Wendy Paracka, MS, ARNP, FNP-BC
5.0 CE Credits
The content in this 5 hour training program meets the requirements in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) final rule for the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) Core Curriculum Specifications. In accordance with 49 CFR 390.105(b), this training includes the eight topics which must be covered in the core curriculum specifications. Following completion of this training, participants will receive the proof of training certificate required to take the NRCME examination.
*please note lunch break (on your own) will be from 12pm to 1pm*
"Procedures Workshop" Part 1 - Introduction to Trigger Point Injections and Joint Injections- Salon West Indies
Ava Chase DNP FNP-C Advanced Practice Prep
3.0 CE Credits
This workshop will introduce the Nurse Practitioner to the skill of trigger point injections and joint injections. Topics covered will include: selecting the appropriate candidates for injections, common medication regimens used, as well as appropriate performance of the injection (with joints: shoulders and knees will be covered in this workshop). The participants will be given the opportunity to practice trigger point injections and joint injections on non-live models.
Knowing the ABCs of Preoperative Assessment: New Guidelines, CXR and EKG Assessment-Salon Puerto Rico
Donna Lester DNP, MS, CNS-CC, ACNP-BC
"Procedures Workshop" Part 2 - Removing Foreign Bodies from Eyes and Treating Corneal Abrasions- Salon West Indies
Ava Chase DNP FNP-C Advanced Practice Prep
3.0 CE Credits
This workshop will educate the Nurse Practitioner to care Corneal Abrasions and how to deal with foreign bodies in eyes. Appropriate assessment will be covered as well as the technique for treating these problems. Anatomy of the eye will be reinforced by dissecting sheep's eyes. The participant will also be able to practice assessment. staining, and foreign body removal on a sheep's eye.
Acute Care Demonstrations- Salon Grand Cayman
Deb Danforth MS, ARNP, FAANP
Champagne and Chocolate
Location is Falls Fireplace
PAC fundraising event-More information to come.
*time subject to change
Friday, August 17, 2018
General Session in Harbor Beach/Marco Island Salon
Dr. Joyce Knestrick PhD, C-FNP, FAANP, AANP President
Break/Exhibit Hall Opening Ceremony
Opioid Presentation ( AANP)
**non BON mandatory***
CE per AANP
Legal Aspects of Medical Marijuana
Product Theater lunch
Blood Disorders, diagnosis and treating
Nurse Practitioner Claim Update Report
Roxanne Filson and Lynn Pierce NSO
Breakout 1A-Team Building “STEPP” - General Session Room
Deb Danforth MSN, ARNP, FAANP
Breakout 2A-Bio-Identical Hormones- St. Thomas/Key West Salon
Carolyn Zaumeyer MSN, ARNP
Breakout 3A-Cancer Survivorship- Grand Cayman/Puerto Rico Salon
Adrienne Vazquez, MSN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP
Breakout 1B-– Building Coalitions-General Session Room
Dr. Doreen Cassarino , DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, FAANP, FNAP
Breakout 2B-Mindfulness for NPs: The art and science of the practice- St. Thomas/Key West Salon
Thomas Schlepko DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC
Breakout 3B-Interventional Pain Therapies - Grand Cayman Salon
Meet and Greet
Wine & Cheese Meet & Greet with Region Directors in Exhibit hall
Saturday, August 18, 2018
General Session Harbor Beach/Marco Island Salon
Breakfast with Exhibitors
Rapid Fire Presentations
7 minute rapid fire presentations from students: evidence based practices
Wendy Wright, MS, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP
Clinical Pearls of Practice: What I wish someone told me!
Stop the bleed/work place safety
Susan Smith, ARNP & VA police officer James Bishop
Suzanne Leonard Harrison, MD, FAAFP, FAMWA
2-hour Florida CE Mandatory
The Florida Nurse Practitioner Network is available to over 13,000 Nurse Practitioners throughout Florida and represents over 26 ARNP groups statewide. The annual conference historically attracts nurse practitioners from throughout the state of Florida and beyond and is an excellent opportunity to disseminate the latest information and updates on pharmaceutical products.
As a valued pharmaceutical/vendor partner, you are invited to participate as an exhibitor. Each year the number of attendees increases and we are expecting a robust registration of 250 – 300 nurse practitioners based on the new location, nationally- acclaimed speakers, reputation for quality continuing education. Our exhibit hall will provide you with access to the participants through the conference with dedicated time and exposure for your products and services. Please join us for our inaugural ribbon-cutting and official exhibit hall opening on Friday, August 17th.
We look forward to your continued support of our profession and our event. We value our exhibitors and want our attendees to have optimal exposure to your products and services. Our conference would not be possible without the support of our industry partners.
We ask that if you have not already done so to please act early on reserving your space. You can exhibit along with other companies in the exhibit hall adjacent to the conference. We have allotted increased time this year for our attendees to mingle and browse the exhibits and poster sessions.
If you have any questions, you may email us at email@example.com or phone us at 866-535-3676