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

Please click on the sessions titles 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.

Session Evaluations 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

8:00 AM – 12:15 PM

LL1800 Pharmacology 101: Reviewing the Basics of Pharmacodymanics and Pharmakinetics

1:30 PM – 5:45 PM

LL1801 Pharmacological Management of Pain

Thursday, October 18, 2018

8:00 AM – 12:15 PM

LL1802 Suturing Workshop for Nurse Practitioners

LL1803 Stroke: An Overview of Guidelines from Onset to Post-Acute Care

LL1804 Covers 3 Topics in 1 Lecture
1. Infectious Disease Updates: Clostridium Difficile & Lyme Disease
2. I Spy a Red Eye: Assessment & Management of Common Ocular Conditions
3. Depression in the Older Adult

1:30 PM – 5:45 PM

LL1805 Common and Uncommon Dermatology Conditions, Management and Treatment

LL1806 Analysis of the 12-Lead ECG

LL1807 Introduction to Musculoskeletal Care

Friday, October 19, 2018

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM

A1808 Keynote: Be the CEO of Your Life: Executive Skills for the Nurse Practitioner

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM

B1809 NPA 2018 Legislative Update

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

C1810 Untangling the Confusion: Multiple Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines and the Ones We Should Follow

C1811 Asthma 2018: Meeting the Challenge to Provide Optimal Management

C1812 Tuning up your Mental Health Assessment Skills (The Mental Examination)

C1813 When to Think Zebra: Commonly Misdiagnosed Conditions of the Elderly

C1814 Laboratory Interpretation: Challenging Case Studies

C1815 S/He said What? Dealing with Difficult Others

C1816 Evaluation and Management of Selected Upper Extremity Conditions

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

D1817 Creative Contracting for the Nurse Practitioner: Reducing the Mystery Around Employment and Other Contracts

2:15 PM – 3:15 pm

E1818 Male Erectile Dysfunction: A Primer for Primary Care Providers

E1819 Raising HPV Immunization Rates through Provider Education

E1820 Neuromodulation a Changing Paradigm for the Management of Pain

E1821 Palliative Care, Geriatrics and Hospice: How do they work together?

E1822 Pulmonary Embolism: Diagnostic and Management Strategies

E1823 New Drug Update 2018: What’s Hot and What’s Not

E1824 Lone Star Tick Diseases and Alpha Gal Meat Allergy

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

F1825 Female Sexual Dysfunction

F1826 The Hidden World Health Crisis, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders; Strategies for Working with Someone with an FASD

F1827 Buprenorphine: Clinical Pearls for Safe and Effective Use

F1828 Pain Assessment and Management with Dementia

F1829 Managing Clinical Risks

F1830 Updates in Diabetes Care 2018: A Focus on Diagnostic and Treatment Options

F1831 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Evidence Based Guidelines for Primary Care Providers

5:15 PM – 6:15 PM - Regional Meetings - slides will be available just prior to conference

G1832 Region 1 – Southern Tier, Western New York 

G1833 Region 2 – Finger Lakes, Greater Rochester, Susquehanna, Tompkins Cortland

G1834 Region 3 – Lake Ontario, Mohawk Valley, Syracuse, Thousand Island

G1835 Region 4 – Adirondack, Capital, Leatherstocking Catskill, Saratoga Warren

G1836 Region 5 – Dutchess Ulster, Greater Newburgh, Lower Hudson Valley

G1837 Region 6 – Brooklyn Queens, Manhattan Bronx, Staten Island

G1838 Region 7 – Long Island

Saturday, October 20, 2018

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM

H1839 NPA General Membership Meeting

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

I8140 Medication Management for Nurse Practitioners: Protecting Yourself from Liability

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

J1841 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

J1842 Canines Assisting in Health

J1843 Current Trends in Perinatal Mood Disorder Treatment: Pharmacological Interventions in Pregnancy, Postpartum and Lactation

J1844 Chronic Care Management in the Elderly

J1845 Heart on Fire: Infective Endocarditis

J1846 Food Intolerance: Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance: A Guide for Health Lifestyles

J1847 Sexually Transmitted Infections: New and Not so New “Bugs”

J1848 Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Primary Care

12:15 PM – 1:45 PM

K1849 Preceptor Pearls: Educating Tomorrow’s NP in Your Clinical Practice Setting

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

M1851 Business 101: Understanding the Legal and Financial Concepts Imperative to Starting a Business

M1852 Tips and Tricks for Pediatrics: Pointers from the Pediatric Emergency Department

M1853 Nurse Practitioner Led Behavioral Health Integration in a Federally Qualified Health Center

M1854 Podiatric Care: Essential for Improving Quality of Lives, Population Health Outcomes and Cost Savings in New York State


M1855 Sepsis, Identification and Management in the Acute Care Setting

M1856 Nutrition and Oral Health

M1857 Caring for the Aging Patient with HIV: Implications for Primary Care Providers

M1858 Hypertension 2018: What’s New in the Treatment Guidelines

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

N1859 Anal Pap: Does Your Patient Need Screening? 

N1860 Introducing Transgender Hormones into your Practice

N1861 And They All Fall Down: Various Seizures (video's will be shown during the actual presentation as they are not included in the handout)

N1862 Introduction to Palliative Care for the Primary Care Provider

N1863 Is it Really Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis? Assessment, Differential Diagnosis and Management of Common Sinonasal Symptoms

N1864 Clearing the Smoke about Medical Marijuana: Its Limits, Benefits and Current Federal and NYS Laws and Regulations

N1865 Bariatric Surgery and Post-Operative Patient Care

N1866 Negotiating Practice Agreements, Contracts and Salaries for NP’s

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

O1867 Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Regulations and More: Federal State and Organizational Barriers

Sunday, October 21, 2018

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

P1868 Bottoms Up: The Down Low on Anorectal Disease

P1869 Diabetes Devices and Technology: How to Use it to Help Your Patients

P1870 The Thyroid: No Mysteries just need all the Pieces to the Puzzle

P1871 Update on Long Acting Reversible Contraception: A Reproductive Justice Perspective

P1872 Providing Culturally Competent Care to the LGBT Population

P1873 The Nurse Practitioner and Psoriatic Disease

P1874 The Basics of Arterial Disease and When to Refer to a Vascular Surgeon

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Q1875 Twistle: Empowering Patient Communication

Q1876 Evaluation and Management of Pleural Effusion and Pleural Based Disease

Q1877 Cardiac Case Studies: What Diagnostic Test to Order

Q1878 Medical Mysteries: Clues to the Diagnosis

Q1879 Caring for Cleft Lip and Palate: Optimizing Outcomes from Birth to Maturity

Q1880 Glucagon-like Peptide (GLP) – 1 Agonists for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes, Weight Control and Cardiovascular Protection

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

R1881 Electroconvulsive Therapy: Dispelling the Myths, Presenting the Facts

R1882 Modern Concepts in Managing Patients with Persistent Pain

R1883 Nurses Matter: Improving Patient Care by Caring for Ourselves

R1884 Collaborative Care: Opening the Door to Mental Health Treatment in the Primary Care Setting

R1885 The ABC’s of Lumbar Spine Disorders: Medical and Surgical Management

R1886 Advanced Practice Provider Fellowships in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine – Why are they beneficial?

R1887 Finding a Path Toward Sleep Wellness: Approaches in Treating Insomnia Among the Elderly


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