Specialty Symposium: Pediatric Emergencies & Updates


Join us in San Antonio!

We are heading to San Antonio to host NAPNAP's Specialty Symposium: Pediatric Emergencies & Updates in the San Antonio area on Nov. 10-11, 2018, at Hilton San Antonio Hill Country.

Pediatric Emergencies Course Description

Presented by Michelle L. Widecan, DNP, APRN, CPNP PC/AC, CPEN 

These sessions will focus on pediatric emergencies that present in the office and urgent care setting. Included will be presentations on respiratory emergencies, acute abdominal pain, orthopedics emergencies, chest pain, syncope, concussion and a potpourri of emergencies and more. Help guide your decision making process when you learn evidence-based information and the latest clinical practice guidelines, including testing and treatments and when to refer or transfer. 

Pediatric Updates Course Description

Presented by: Stacia M. Hays, DNP, CPNP-PC, CNE; Jay M. Hunter, DNP, APRN, CPNP-AC, CCRN, CPEN, CPN; Linda Frye, PhD, RN, CPNP; Elizabeth Hand, Pharm.D., BCPS  and Emily Croce, MSN, RN, CPNP

Topics includes: Human Trafficking, Misuse of Common Drugs and Illicit Substances, GI, Toxic Stress, Dermatology and Infectious Diseases. 

CE: 14.5 Contact Hours, 2 pharmacology.

The symposium is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days with breakfast provided.


Two day registration fees: $325 for NAPNAP members, $250 for student members. Nonmembers can register for $375 and student nonmembers can register for $275. 

You can choose register for only Saturday OR Sunday. One day registration fees: $175 NAPNAP members, student members for $125. Nonmembers can register for $225 and student nonmembers can register for $150.

All rates will increase $20 after Oct. 20, 2018, so register early to save.  

To register by mail/fax, download the registration form


Day One

  • 7-7:50 a.m. – Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 7:50-8 a.m. - Welcome of Attendees and Introduction of Speakers
  • 8–9:15 a.m. – Respiratory Emergencies
  • 9:15-10:30 a.m. - Acute Abdominal Pain
  • 10:30–10:45 a.m. - Break
  • 10:45 a.m.-Noon - Orthopedics
  • Noon-12:30 p.m. - Chest Pain and Syncope
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. - Lunch 
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. - Infectious Disease and Antibiotic Stewardship
  • 2:35–3:35 p.m. – Dermatology
  • 3:35–3:50 p.m. - Break 
  • 3:50-4:50 p.m. - Primary Care of an Immigrant Child 

Day Two

  • 7-7:50 a.m.- Registration and Continental Breakfast 
  • 7:50-8 a.m. - Welcome of Attendees and Introduction of Speakers
  • 8-8:30 a.m - Concussion 
  • 8:30-10:15 a.m. - Potpourri of Emergencies
  • 10:15-10:30 a.m. - Break 
  • 10:30-11:15 a.m. - Case Studies
  • 11:25 a.m.-12:25 p.m. - Human Trafficking
  • 12:25-1:25 p.m. -  Lunch
  • 1:25-2:25 p.m. - GI Topics (including Non- Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease)
  • 2:35-3:35 p.m. - Toxic Stress 
  • 3:35-3:50 p.m. - Break
  • 3:50-4:50 p.m. - Misuse of Common Drugs and Illicit Substances 

Book Your Hotel

The Hilton San Antonio Hill Country is located at 9800 Westover Hills Blvd., San Antonio. The hotel is a short drive from San Antonio’s International Airport, the River Walk, the Alamo and Sea World. The deadline to receive the discount in our hotel block had passed. Please contact the hotel directly for availability. 

The hotel offers complimentary self-parking.

Getting to San Antonio

United Airlines extends a discount to symposia participants traveling between Nov. 6-15, 2018, to San Antonio. Book online at Be sure to use the All search option in the book travel section so that you can enter code ZFBG673116 in the promotions and certificates box at the bottom of the page to receive the discount. You cannot use the code once in the payment section. The discount code cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts.

The Hilton San Antonio Hill Country is located a short drive ( about 20 min.) from San Antonio’s International Airport. Super Shuttle transportation is available seven days a week. The shuttles make multiple stops and drop off at the hotel. Advance reservations can be made at Approximate fare is $36 per round trip.

Things to Do

Hilton San Antonio Hill Country offers many things to do just a short distance from the hotel. The hotel is located across the street from SeaWorld and offer a complimentary shuttle service for your convenience. Six Flags Fiesta Texas and the San Antonio Zoo offer more family fun. Visit the famous Alamo or the many UNESCO World Heritage Missions in San Antonio.


Registration Policies

Refund Policy

We will refund your registration fees if we receive your cancellation in writing via mail, fax or email before Nov. 2, 2018. We cannot accept telephone cancellations. A $30 administrative fee will apply to all refunds.

Cancellation Policy

If NAPNAP finds it necessary to cancel this event for any reason including, but not limited to, registration responses, strikes or acts of God, liability shall be limited to a full refund of registration fees. Notification of a cancelled event will be sent at least 10 days prior to the conference starting date, when possible. Registration refund will be processed within 15 days after event date.

American Disability Act

NAPNAP and The Hilton San Antonio Hill Country are committed to making this activity accessible to all individuals. The Hilton San Antonio Hill Country guest rooms, common areas and transportation services are in substantial compliance with applicable public accommodation obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need special assistance, auxiliary aid(s) or service(s) as identified under the ADA, or have a dietary restriction, please describe your needs during the registration process. Most requests can be accommodated if notification is received by Oct. 29, 2018.