Conferences

Specialty Symposium: Pediatric Pharmacology West

Join us in Las Vegas!

Specialty Symposium: Pediatric Pharmacology West will be hosted in Las Vegas on Aug. 3, 2019, at Harrah's Las Vegas. 


Credit: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau

Course Description

Presented by Teri Moser Woo, PhD, CPNP-PC, CNL, FAANP

All prescribing NPs will benefit from this inclusive update and review of new information from the FDA related to prescribing for children. This day of fast-paced, practice-based pharmacology will include a review of current treatment guidelines for common pediatric conditions that require a medication to be prescribed. Our expert faculty, Dr. Teri Moser Woo, will lead an extensive review and provide an improved understanding of therapeutic benefits and risks, including efficacy, safety and prescribing recommendations with individual presentations related to respiratory, GI, immunizations, antibiotics, psychotropics and nutraceuticals used with children.

CE: 7.0 contact hours, 7.0 pharmacology, 1.0 psychopharmacology.

Cost

Registration fees: NAPNAP preferred member - $175; NAPNAP essentials member or nonmember- $225. If you register after July 13, 2019, the price will increase by $20, register early and save.
 
                                                      
To register by mail/fax, download the registration form.

Schedule

The symposium is 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with breakfast provided.

  • 7-7:50 a.m.—Registration and continental breakfast 
  • 7:50-8 a.m.—Welcome attendees and introduce speakers
  • 8-9 a.m.—What’s new in pediatric pharmacology
  • 9-10 a.m.—Immunization update
  • 10-10:15 a.m.—Break 
  • 10:15-11:15 a.m.—Respiratory drugs
  • 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.—GI drugs 
  • 12:15-1:15 p.m.—Lunch (on your own)
  • 1:15-2:30 p.m.—Antibiotic prescribing  
  • 2:30-3:15 p.m.—Psychotropic medications for children and adolescents
  • 3:15-3:30 p.m.—Break 
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m.—Nutraceuticals

Book Your Hotel

Harrah's Las Vegas is conveniently located on the Strip at 3475 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas. NAPNAP is able to offer our participants a discounted rate of $119+tax single/double occupancy. A daily resort fee of $35 per room, per night will be added to the reservations. The deadline to receive the discount in our hotel block is July 3, 2019. Reserve your room now.

Getting to Las Vegas

United Airlines extends a discount to symposium participants traveling between July 30- Aug. 8, 2019, to Las Vegas. Book online at www.united.com. Be sure to use the All search option in the book travel section so that you can enter code in the promotions and certificates box at the bottom of the page to receive the discount. The event code is ZGXN539666. You cannot use the code once in the payment section. The discount code cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts.

Airport Shuttle

NAPNAP had partnered with LASxpress transportation services that will provide discounted airport transportation from the airport to Harrah's Las Vegas. The discounted cost for round trip is $22 per person and one way is $11 per person. The discount only applies to reservations made through NAPNAP special web portal.

Things To Do

It doesn’t matter when you go to Las Vegas, there is always something extraordinary to do. Between the array of shows, exquisite cuisines, unique shopping venues, breathtaking landscapes, golf courses and eccentric people, Las Vegas is a wonder of fun. Plan an extra day or two to visit national landmarks and attractions near Las Vegas.

Registration Policies

Refund Policy

We will refund your registration fees if we receive your cancellation in writing via mail, fax or email before July 26, 2019. 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 Harrah's Las Vegas are committed to making this activity accessible to all individuals. Harrah's 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 July 15, 2019.

NAPNAP will take digital photographs at the symposium. The photographs may be used for print and digital communications and marketing. By registering for the symposium you grant permission for NAPNAP to use your photograph in this manner.