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Primary Care Conference & Pharmacology Update – Indianapolis

JW Marriott

When

Thursday, May 3 – Sunday, May 6, 2018

 

Where

JW Marriott

10 S West Street

Indianapolis, IN 46204

 

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May 3-4, 2018: Primary Care Conference

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Keynote: Joyce M. Knestrick, PhD, FNP, FAANP Keynote Session: Nurse Practitioners: Making a Difference in Primary Care

Dr. Joyce Knestrick is President of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is a family nurse practitioner from Washington, Pennsylvania. She practices in rural Appalachia caring for low- income and underserved patients and was a practice partner in a nurse practitioner run clinic also in Appalachia.   As Associate Professor at Georgetown University, she is active in maintaining high quality education for NPs and promoting increased numbers of NPs through engaging distance education strategies.  Knestrick is active at the local, regional, state, and national levels promoting NP practice in education, politics, and clinical care.  Her research is focused on health and access to care for low income and rural populations.  Knestrick is a tireless champion of NPs and works to ensure that patients have Nurse Practitioners as a choice for high, quality, cost effective health care.Register Now »

Program Agenda

  • Contraception
  • Complex Case Studies
  • Hypertension
  • STI
  • Asthma/COPD
  • Orthopedic
  • Pain Management
  • Spine Disorders
  • Common Infections in Elderly
  • Dermatology
  • Concussion Management

May 5-6, 2018: Pharmacology Update

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Featured Speaker:  Wendy L. Wright, MS, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP

Wendy is a 1992 graduate of the Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts and completed a family nurse practitioner post-master’s program in 1995.  She is an adult and family nurse practitioner and the owner of two, nurse practitioner owned and operated clinics within New Hampshire named: Wright & Associates Family Healthcare.  In addition, she is the Owner of Partners in Healthcare Education, a medical education company.  She is the Past President of NPACE and the Senior lecturer for Fitzgerald Health Education Associates.  She is the recipient of numerous awards and was chosen by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as the 1999 recipient of the New Hampshire State Excellence Award.  In addition, she received the 2009 NH Nurse Practitioner of the Year and the 2014 Top 5 Women in New Hampshire Business Award.  In 2005, she was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; in October 2014, a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, and in March 2017, a Fellow into the National Academies of Practice. She is the founder of the NH Chamber of Entrepreneurial Nurse Practitioners, an organization designed to assist nurse practitioners with independent practice issues.  In addition to full-time clinical practice, she presents nationally to different audiences and has been a speaker at over 1000 conferences in 46 states.  She is the nurse practitioner representative to the State of NH Immunization Advisory Board.  She has been a medical media spokesperson for a number of companies and has appeared on radio, television, and in print magazines.  Wendy is frequently consulted by malpractice attorneys around the area of clinical practice and has worked on more than 100 malpractice cases involving nurses and nurse practitioners.

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Program Agenda

  • Drug Updates
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Diabetes
  • Drug Interactions
  • Headache Management
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Pediatric Pharmacology