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When: Saturday, April 27, 2019
7:00 AM
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Overlook Lodge @ Bear Mountain State Park
55 Hessian Dr.
Highland Falls, New York  10928
United States
Contact: Leslie Cooper

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Region 5 3rd Annual Teaching Day - Healthcare Across the Lifespan

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Overlook Lodge @ Bear Mountain
55 Hessian Dr.
Highland Falls, NY 10928


* New York State Parks charges a $10 (cash only) parking fee for all guests visiting any facilities at Bear Mountain State Park. This fee goes into effect at 8:00 am.


Registration Fees (if paid by April 21, 2019):

$100 NPA members
$75 student and retired members
$125 non-members

Walk-ins and late registrants will be charged an additional $15.00 late fee.

Cancellation Policy: Registration ends on April 21st, 2019.  There is a $15 Administrative Fee for any cancellations prior to April 21, 2019.  No refunds will be issued after that day.


7:15am: Registration and Welcome Breakfast : Sponsored by Gilead Sciences Inc.

7:45am: Keynote Speaker: Creative Employment Contracting for the Nurse Practitioner  Robert L. Pitkofsky, Esq.

8:25am: Maternal Mortality in the U.S.; Marlyn Lestage-Laforest MA, MPH, CNM-NP, RN

9:30am: Common Respiratory Illnesses in the Pediatric Population; Dr. Lynne Weissman, DNP, RN, MS, CPNP, FNP-BC

10:35am: Women and Depression:  A Multicultural Perspective; Dr. Monique Scott, DNP, MS, PMHNP-BC

11:40am: Preventative Health & Guidelines for Adults in the Primary Care Setting;  Yudelka Garcia, MS, FNP-BC

12:45pm: Lunch and Learn.  Hosted by Otsuka Development and Commercialization, Inc.

The Aftermath of Suicide by Jehan Marino, Pharm, BCPP, Senior Neuroscience Medical Science Liaison & Jane Guo, PharmD, MBA

1:45pm: Migrant Health Concerns; Patricia Boltin, MS, MPH, CPNP, PMHS

2:45pm: Palliative and Hospice Care; Dr. MaryEllen Tresgallo, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC, ACHPN

3:45pm: 50/50 Raffle, Evaluations


Learning Objectives:

After attending conference, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the complexity of providing quality healthcare across an individual’s lifespan and

    create strategies which best serve their needs.

  • Utilize appropriate clinical guidelines to ensure the health and well-being of the communities in

    which they serve.

  • Implement evidenced-based and patient centered treatment plans for various medical and

    psychiatric conditions, across diverse populations.


Contact Hours

This activity is approved for 6.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 0.25 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19033617. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.


Book drive: We will be collecting new and used books to donate to school age students for their Summer Reading Programs (K-12), please no magazines or adult books.


Hotel Accommodations

Here is a list of accommodations if you would like to stay in the area over the weekend:

Holiday Inn Express, Fort Montgomery, NY (less than 3 miles) 845-446-4277

Contact: Patty Star

Holiday Inn Express (Peekskill) 20 minute drive across bridge – no shuttle service 914-743-5700

Contact: Misha

Hampton Inn Harriman (Central Valley) – Woodbury, Central Valley, NY (10.5 miles; 15 minutes from the Bear Mountain Inn) they are minutes away from Woodbury Common

845-782-9600. Contact: Mark


NPA NYS Region 5 Education Committee:

Lorraine Von Eeden, Marie Carmel Garcon, Leslie Cooper, Christine Cole

 and Jill McLaughlin

Office Hours: M-F 8:30am - 5:00pm | Tel: 518-348-0719 | Fax: 518-348-0720 | Email: info@TheNPA.org