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Transition to NP Practice Conference

NPA Conference
Transition to Nurse Practitioner Practice
May 2, 2020
Pace University, One Pace Plaza, New York, NY

Target Audience: Nurse Practitioner Students and Newly Graduated Nurse Practitioners

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Cost: $75

Time: 7:30 am - 12:15 pm

Location: Pace University, One Pace Plaza, The Bianco Room, New York, NY 10038

Cancellation: $25 administrative fee for cancellations received before April 21. After April 21 no refunds will be issued. All cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to info@TheNPA.org.


7:30 am - 8:15 am - Registration Check-in & Continental Breakfast

8:15 am - 8:30 am - Welcome/Opening - Dr. Rhonda Maneval, Senior Associate Dean & Professor, College of Health Professions & the Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University

8:30 am - 9:00 am - Ready, Set, Apply

This presentation will review the application and licensure process including NYS written collaborative agreement, collaborative relationships, DEA, health insurance empanelment and national provider identifier (NPI) elements. Presenter: Stephen Ferrara, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

9:00 am - 9:30 am - NPA 2020 Legislative Update & Social Media Tips

This presentation will focus on The NPA’s 2020 legislative agenda along with important social media tips for nurse practitioners. Presenter: Stephen Ferrara, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

9:30 am - 10:30 am - Malpractice 101 for NP Students: Know the Facts, Know Your Risks

Every healthcare provider worries about being sued. Medical malpractice lawsuits and State Board of Nursing complaints are a reality for NP professionals. This program will discuss the basics of malpractice along with the most common allegations against NPs in lawsuits. Using this information, NP students are more aware of liability risks. Selected claims asserted against NPs will be discussed, along with risk management tools. NP students can think about how they can incorporate these risk management strategies into their own practice. Presenter: Michael Loughran, President, AON Affinity, Healthcare Division

10:30 am - 10:45 am - Break - light refreshments

10:45 am - 12:15 pm - Panel Discussion - Ask the Experts: A Primer for Nurse Practitioner Students

The transition from nurse to nurse practitioner is a significant career role change. Many new nurse practitioners find the process stressful and sometimes difficult. This presentation will include tips and suggestions from the institutional perspective; important facts to know before you begin your job search and allow opportunities for open discussion between participants and panel. Presenters: William Bodeker, Senior Director of Advanced Practice Nursing, Mount Sinai Hospital; Jeanne Martin, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, Alisha Fuller, DNP, CBN, FNP-BC, Justin Waryold, DNP, ANP-C, ACNP-BC


Pace University: Thank you to Pace University for providing the meeting space to The NPA to hold this half-day conference.

NSO: Thank you to NSO for providing the continental breakfast and break.

The NPA| The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State

The mission of The NPA is to promote high standards of healthcare delivery through the
empowerment of nurse practitioners and the profession throughout New York State.

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