The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State (NPA) would like to invite you to join us in Verona, NY for our 35th Annual Conference, NPs: Redefining our Role. The conference will be held from Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 20 with pre-conference learning labs held on Wednesday, October 16 and Thursday, October 17.
We are pleased to announce our keynote speakers on Friday, October 18 will be, Shana Merlin and Dr. Rob Milman from Merlin Works. Their presentation title is: Shortcuts to Building Relationships with Patients, Physicians, Partner, and Plain Old People.
Shana Merlin is an award-winning, nationally touring teacher and performer. Some of her clients have included Lockheed Martin, Whole Foods, Dell, HP, and ChristusHealth. In addition to being an affiliate at the Center for Health Communication, Shana is a lecturer in the Texas A&M College of Medicine and was trained at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University.
Dr. Rob Milman served as a private practice radiologist for over 25 years and is a former partner with the Austin Radiological Association. In addition to being an affiliate at the Center for Health Communication, Dr. Milman is a Dean of Academic Affairs at the Texas A&M College of Medicine. He received advanced training in health communication from the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University.
On Friday our 2019 Legislative Update will follow the keynote presentation. The exhibit hall will open at 10:45 am. Concurrent sessions will be held throughout the day. Friday’s luncheon will be presented by Robert Pitkofsky, Esq. Regional meetings will be held during the last session of the day, followed by a cocktail reception in the exhibit hall.
The exhibit hall will be available on Friday and Saturday during dedicated hours to provide you the opportunity to network with healthcare industry representatives, universities and colleges, and non-healthcare exhibitors where you can treat yourself to some shopping.
Saturday, October 19 will feature The NPA Annual Membership meeting and presentation of awards. A variety of concurrent sessions will be held throughout the day. Saturday’s luncheon will be a panel discussion on Medical Marijuana, presented by NPA NP members who are currently prescribing Medical Marijuana. Our closing general session will be presented by Michael Loughran, President, Aon Affinity Insurance Services, Health Care Division, Nurses Service Organization.
Sunday, October 20 will offer a variety of concurrent sessions.
The NPA Conference Committee strives to offer you a pleasant and rewarding continuing education and professional development experience while attending our annual conference.