Intensive Workshops - NAPNAP

Intensive Workshops

NAPNAP Intensive Workshops

Intensive Workshops

Our highly popular intensive workshops sell out quickly because class size is limited to enhance your engagement and learning experience. Don’t miss out – register now. 

Tuesday, March 14

10 a.m.-5 p.m.  (6.0 contact hours)
001: Pharmacology Update (Rx)
Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP-PC, CNL, FAANP
This inclusive update of current pediatric prescribing recommendations is a must for all prescribing NPs! Developmental pharmacology and evidence-based practice guidelines will guide this day of fast-paced, practice-based pharmacology. We will provide an extensive review and provide an improved understanding of therapeutic benefits and risks, including efficacy, safety and prescribing recommendations. The presenter will also cover current FDA Alerts and issues that every pediatric health care provider needs to know. (Session limited to 100 participants. Additional registration fee of $130 is required.)

3-6 p.m.  (3.0 contact hours)
002: Child/Adolescent Mental Health Skills Workshop
Pamela Lusk, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN & Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP, PNP, PMHNP, FAANP, FAAN
Participants will develop skills and confidence to implement effective, evidence-based brief and mental health interventions into busy pediatric/primary care practice. During this interactive workshop, the presenters will demonstrate and practice brief interventions and follow up for anxiety, depression, adverse childhood experiences, stress/trauma and suicidal thoughts and behaviors encountered frequently in daily practice. You will leave this workshop with pediatric worksheet handouts, interventions to use in brief visits and resources to take back to your practice ready to implement immediately in addressing the critical mental health needs of the youth and families you see.  (Session limited to 60 participants. Additional registration fee of $60 is required.)

Wednesday, March 15

7-10 a.m.  (3.0 contact hours)-Choose one:
003: Interpretation of Pediatric Chest and Abdominal Radiographs: The Basics (AC)
Maureen A. Madden, DNP, CPNP-AC, CCRN, FCCM, FAAN
Radiographs play an integral role in diagnosis and management in the pediatric patient, in particular within the acute care setting. With training and practice, you will learn to recognize radiographic patterns and distinguish normal versus abnormal presentations. You will learn a systematic method to assess and interpret pediatric radiographs of the chest and abdomen. (Session limited to 100 participants. Additional registration fee of $60 is required.)

004:  Precepting  APRNs : Tools for Successful Clinical Education Experiences
Cynthia Danford, PhD, CRNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP-PC, FAAN & Beth Heuer, DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, PMHS
Have you ever been asked to precept and hesitated? This workshop will enhance your knowledge, build your confidence, and dispel your fears of not having time and expertise to effectively precept in your clinical setting. Whether you are a new or seasoned nurse practitioner, the role of preceptor takes time and skill that is usually not taught in academic programs but can be acquired with the right tools and guidance. Join in on this engaging workshop to find the inspiration to enhance your precepting experiences. 
 (Session limited to 75 participants. Additional registration fee of $30 is required.)

8-10 a.m.  (2.0 contact hours)
005: Stop Child Trafficking in Your Community: Become an ACT Advocate

Brenda Cassidy, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC; Shenoa Jamieson, CRNP, SANE-A, SANE-P;Jason Spees, MSN, MaOM, APRN, L.Ac., FNP-C, Dipl.Ac. & C.H.; Geraldine Fitzgerald, RN, MSN, APRN, CNP & Katelyn Brown, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC
This life-saving, innovative workshop and leadership opportunity is specifically developed for pediatric-focused NPs to learn about child trafficking, methods of identification and referral and, most importantly, prevention. There are more people enslaved in labor and/or sex trafficking than at any point in history, meaning children of all socio-economic profiles are at risk with some populations more vulnerable than others. Alliance for Children in Trafficking (ACT) Advocates will receive a certificate of recognition as a trained expert who will then be able to deliver this unique content to health care professionals and lay people in their communities. Registrants will be given free access to prerequisite online courses to complete in advance of the workshop. (Session limited to 50 participants. Additional registration fee of $50 is required.)

Thursday, March 16

8 a.m.-1 p.m.  (5.0 contact hours)
006: Emerging Excellence: Transitioning to Your New APRN Role
Susan N. Van Cleve, DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN; Jodi J. Bloxham, ARNP & Amee Moreno, RN, MSN, CPNP AC/PC
This workshop offers transition to career education and opportunities for connection to others facing similar early career challenges. The workshop will explore topics of NP role clarification, job searching, interview techniques and contract negotiation and self-care and professional skills development. (Session limited to 25 participants. Additional registration fee of $50 is required.)

Friday, March 17

7-10 a.m.  (3.0 contact hours)-Choose one:
007: Applying QI Skills to Drive Outcomes 
Mili Vakharia, APRN, FNP-C & Grace Kim, MD
Are you interested in doing a quality improvement project for your clinical site or need help with project planning for school? With growing changes in the current health care industry including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, advanced practice providers are at the forefront in delivering high quality care to patients and families. It is essential for any clinician to become equipped with quality improvement concepts and skills to successfully lead initiatives for their practice setting. This hands-on workshop will guide you on navigating through a QI project from creating a smart AIM statement to Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles. (Session limited to 40 participants. Additional registration fee of $60 is required.)

008: Primary Care Skills Workshop
This workshop is full.
Teresa Whited, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC & Albrey Love, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC
This interactive workshop will provide you didactic and hands-on practice with the most common pediatric procedures, including corneal abrasion, cerumen removal, skin tag removal, punch biopsy and several more. (Session limited to 50 participants. Additional registration fee of $75 is required.)

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