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The NPA is excited to celebrate our 35th Annual Conference at the Turning Stone Resort, Verona, NY, conveniently located 30 miles east of Syracuse at NYS Thruway exit 33.

Click here to register online.

Click here to download a modified brochure with session titles only.

Click here to download a brochure with detailed session descriptions.

Register for The NPA Conference by October 2 and be entered into a drawing to win one of two gift cards.


1st Prize - $100 Gift Card
2nd Prize - $50 Gift Card

You must be a current member of The NPA at the time of the drawing and your registration must be complete.*

The winners will be announced at The NPA General membership meeting on Saturday, October 19.

*Complete registration is defined as payment received and all sessions selected.

Contact Hours:

This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 33.5 contact hours of accredited education.

Please note: Contact hours and pharmacology content as listed in the brochure may be subject to change upon final review by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Sessions that include pharmacology content will be indicated with an RX and total pharmacology hours at the end of the session title. The total contact hours (pharmacology hours) awarded will be determined by your signed attestation form.

Conference Registration Fees - Click here for details
Keynote Presenters: Shana Merlin & Dr. Rob Milman

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.

Hotel Information- Turning Stone Resort - click here for details on making your hotel reservation



Turning Stone is a renowned, award-winning destination resort in Upstate New York, features world-class amenities including:
• Four Hotels (2 located inside the Resort, 1 All-Suite hotel (The Lodge) attached to the Resort, and 1 located a mile from the Resort (The Inn)
• Two luxurious spas
• Shopping & More than 20 dining options
• A 125,000 sq ft Las Vegas-style NON-SMOKING gaming floor & Several nightlife venues

Turning Stone has recently undergone a $20 million face lift. The main gaming floor became smoke-free in November 2016. At that time, Turning Stone added a new air filtration system and opened Casino Blu, a separate casino for smokers.

Also, an $8 million renovation of the Tower guest rooms has just been completed. As well as, an entire floor in the Tower is dedicated to hypoallergenic rooms.

Turning Stone Resort Casino and Syracuse fashion retailer Joel Shapiro held the Grand Opening on November 1 of The Commons at Turning Stone, the highly-anticipated collection of four independent boutiques. The Commons at Turning Stone will feature 4,500 square feet of boutique shopping, with a mix of both men’s and women’s contemporary fashions and casual wear, stylish jewelry and a diverse selection of accessories.

• Revel Supply: Contemporary men’s and women’s apparel and casual wear from national brands including Tommy Bahama and Robert Graham.
• Willow & Jaye: Women’s stylish clothing, including knits, sweaters and accessories.
• Polly Cooper: Modern women’s fashion and apparel.
• Juniper: Women’s jewelry and accessories from brands including Swarovski and ALEX AND ANI.

Dining Options at Turning Stone - click here for details

Exhibitor Information - Click here for details
Call for Posters - Click here for details
Cancellation Policy - Click here

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