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Promoting Health Across the Lifespan: The Role of the Nurse Practitioner

November 11, 2017

Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Williamsville, NY 14221

7:30 am - 3:30 pm


 

Click here to Register for the conference

 

Registration Fees:

NPA Regular Member $80

NPA Student, Retired & Student Transition Members $50

Non-members $110

 

Registration closes November 8, 2017. No walk-ins will be accepted. No refunds issued for cancellations.

 

Exhibitor Registration click here

 

Agenda:

 

7:30 AM-8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

8:00 AM-9:00 AM Anxiety & Depression in Children & Adolescence -Joshua Russell, MD University at Buffalo Department of Psychiatry

 

9:00 AM-10:00 AM Opioid Crisis? Risk Stratification & Monitoring of Opioid Therapy -Ellen Machamer Battista, DNS, ANP, PNP Pain Treatment Consultants of WNY

 

10:00AM-10:30 AM Break & Vendors Conference Agenda

 

10:30 AM-11:30 AM Adult Health Screening in Primary Care New Recommendations for Prostate Cancer Screening -Peter Walter, MD, FACS -Jill Muntz, RN, MS, FNP-C Western New York Urology Associates Anal Dysplasia & HPV -Margaret Spadinger MS, ANP-BC Roswell Park Cancer Institute

 

11:30 AM-1:00 PM Working Lunch (lunch provided) The Pros and Cons & Legal Implications of Medical Marijuana (Panel Discussion) -Bennett Myers, MD Attending Neurologist Dent Neurologic Institute Multiple sclerosis & Neuromuscular specialist -Douglas Gourlay, MD, MSc, FRCPC Educational Consultant/ Ontario, Canada

 

1:00 PM-2:00PM Assessment Diagnosis & Management of Cognition in Primary Care -Linda L. Steeg DNP, RN, MS ANP-BC University at Buffalo School of Nursing

 

2:00 PM- 2:30PM Break & Vendors

 

2:30 PM-3:30 PM Advanced Care Planning: “The Conversation Project” -Kathleen Grimm, MD Director of Palliative Care Services

 

3:30 PM Closing Remarks -Ellen Machamer Battista, DNS, ANP, PNP Pain Treatment Consultants of WNY

 

For more details and questions, please contact Ellen Battista at embattista@aol.com

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