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2017 Presenter Handouts

All speakers have been asked to submit their slide presentation and/or handout material for their lecture.

Please click on the links below to download the handout material prior to your arrival at the conference. If you wish to print any of the handout material you will need to do so before you arrive at the conference as the hotel does not have printers or copiers available.


Please Note: If the presentation is not currently available check back periodically as speakers are still submitting their handouts.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017


8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

LL1701 – This learning lab will consist of 7 different lectures

·       What’s New with Hypertension? Treating Complex Patients in Primary Care

·       Things that go BOOM! Common Dangerous Drug Interactions

·       Geriatric Polypharmacy: A Pill for Every Ill?

·       Coughs, Wheezes, and Respiratory Diseases: A Look at Community Acquired Pneumonia and Acute Bronchitis

·       Help! My Patient doesn’t have any Money!

·       Derm Drugs: Everything You’re Itching to Know!

·       Top 20 Most Commonly Prescribed Medications of 2016


LL1702 Regulatory Compliance and Its Impact on Nurse Practitioner Coding

Thursday, October 19, 2017


8:00 AM – 12:15 PM

LL1703 Antibiotics: A Review of the Basics


LL1704 Neurologic Workshop: Clinical Pearls in Neuro Assessment for the Primary Care Clinician


LL1705 Mechanical Diagnosis Evaluations of the Spine and all the Extremity Joints


1:15 PM – 5:30 PM

LL1706 Psychopharmacology Review/Update


LL1707 Pediatric and Adult Heart Sounds and Murmurs: An Interactive Workshop


LL1708 Female Sexual Dysfunction Across the Life Span: How to Assess, Diagnose and Manage


Friday, October 20, 2017


8:15 AM – 9:15 AM

A1709 Keynote: Scharmaine Lawson-Baker, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP - The Modern Nurse Practitioner


9:15 AM – 10:30 AM  - No handouts for this session

B1710 NPA 2017 Legislative Update


11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

C1711 Whatever happened to Step 1 in the WHO Pain Ladder? NSAIDs, Acetaminophen, Adjuvant Agents


C1712 Managing Behaviors in Dementia Patients


C1713 Pertussis 2017: A Look at this Underdiagnosed Condition


C1714 The Role of the Primary Care Clinician in HIV Care and Prevention


C1715 Introduction to Female Sexual Function and Dysfunction during Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Period


C1716 Nursing: Substance Use, Drug Diversion and Recovery


12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

D1718 Peaceful Planning: Why NPs and Their Patients Need a Will and How to Strategize With Confidence


2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

E1719 Understanding the Basic Pharmacology of Medications for Type 2 Diabetes


E1720 Basic Wound Care: Assessment, Documentation and Treatment


E1721 Laboratory Interpretation: Challenging Cases for the Primary Provider


E1722 Pediatric Vaccines 2017: What is New from the CDC


E1723 Managing Patients with Breast Pain


E1724 Cultural and Clinical Competency in Transgender Care


E1725 Complex Wound & Skin Conditions


4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

F1726 Negotiating Emotional Order after Breast Cancer Treatment  


F1727 Primary Care for the LGBTQI Client


F1728 Routine to Rare: Emergent Burn Care


F1729 Beyond Sickness: How to Create Health and Well-being for Ourselves and Our Patients


F1730 Treatment for Hepatitis C: New Tests, New Drugs & New Recommendations


F1731 Diabetes Related Microvascular Complications: What Every Nurse Practitioner Should Know


F1732 Recognizing and Treating Children's Environmental Health Exposures


5:15 PM – 6:15 PM - Regional Meetings - No handouts for regional meetings

G1733 Region 1 – Southern Tier, Western New York


G1734 Region 2 – Finger Lakes, Greater Rochester, Susquehanna, Tompkins Cortland


G1735 Region 3 – Lake Ontario, Mohawk Valley, Syracuse, Thousand Island


G1736 Region 4 – Adirondack, Capital, Leatherstocking Catskill, Saratoga Warren


G1737 Region 5 – Dutchess Ulster, Greater Newburgh, Lower Hudson Valley


G1738 Region 6 – Brooklyn Queens, Manhattan Bronx, Staten Island


G1739 Region 7 – Long Island


Saturday, October 22, 2017


8:00 AM – 9:15 AM

H1740 NPA Annual Membership Meeting and Awards Presentation - Agenda and 2016 Minutes will be distributed at the meeting


9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

I1741 Don’t Become a Claim Statistic: NP Claim Trends, Scenarios and Risk Control Recommendations


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

J1742 Drug Interactions: Mechanisms and Potential Clinical Outcome


J1743 Forget about it! Differentiation and Diagnosis of Dementia


J1744 Adult Vaccines 2017: Making Sense of the CDC Schedules


J1745 Introducing Transgender Hormone into your Practice


J1746 2015 Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines: To pap or not to pap


J1747 Delivery of Palliative Care in the Primary Care Setting


J1748 Pediatric Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Do you get it?

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM - No handouts for the session

K1749 Panel Discussion: NP-Owned Practices


2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

L1750 Behind the Scenes in Parkinson’s Disease


L1751 The Clinical Breast Exam and Teaching Self-Breast Exams


L1752 Recognizing and Treating Women with Postpartum Affective and Anxiety Disorders


L1753 Head Games: Recognition and Management of Pediatric Head Injuries


L1754 Rapidly Reversible Extremity Joint Pain: Bone-on-Bone or Just Deranged?


L1755 Cardiac Case: What is the diagnosis?


2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
M1756 Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives - Update 2017

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

N1757 Cardiovascular Disease in Women: Gender Does Matter


N1758 Guiding Secondary Stroke Prevention through Evaluation of Ischemic Stroke Etiology


N1759 Asthma across the Lifespan for the Advanced Practice Nurse


N1760 Introduction to Chest CT Interpretation for the Advanced Practice Provider


N1761 Geriatric Syndromes: What they are? How they are diagnosed and treated? And how you can reduce their impact on your patients’ lives? 


N1762 Lifestyle Counseling to help Obese Patients


4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

O1763 Pelvic Venous Insufficiency: Overlooked and Underdiagnosed Cause of Chronic Pelvic Pain


O1764 Integrating Holistic Wellness into General Practices


O1765 Childhood Bullying – What’s New, What’s Not


O1766 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and Structural Heart Innovative Therapy Update 


O1768 Esophageal Cancer: A less common but deadly Cancer


Sunday, October 22, 2017


8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

P1771 The Personality Disorder Conundrum: Why is this Patient so Difficult for Me?


P1772 Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome a Comprehensive Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment


P1773 Heart Failure is NOT a virus. It doesn’t go away – Care of the Heart Failure Patient in the Primary Care Setting


P1774 Prostrate Screening Update in Primary Care


P1775 Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Addressing the Role of Food, Probiotics and Medication


P1776 Unraveling the Crowded Insulin Scene: A Practical Overview of Insulin Focusing on New Insulin Preparations


9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Q1777 Nurse Practitioners and Abortion Care in New York State


Q1778 Psychiatric Emergencies: Accurately Assessing and Managing the Patient in Crisis


Q1779 ENT Trifecta: PE Tubes, Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy


Q1780 Medical Cannabis Hype or Hope


Q1781 Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome in Children: Finding a solution to a puzzling diagnosis


Q1782 Advanced Heart Failure: New Medications, New Devices and New Therapies


Q1783 Empowering the Nurse Practitioner for Salary Negotiations: Tools to Advocate for an Improved Salary Compensation Package


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

R1784 The Pediatric Sepsis Continuum: Recognition and Treatment


R1785 Cardiac Diagnostic Testing: What to Order and When


R1786 Hip Dysplasia Across the Decades: From Pavlik to PAO


R1787 Case-based Discussion of Head and Neck Melanoma: Review of Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Identification, Treatments and Prevention


R1788 - Identification of Tics and Associated Comorbidities: Lessons Learned - additional handout materials


R1789 Incorporating a Holistic Nurse Practitioner Approach into Healthcare


R1790 Management of Violence and Aggression

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