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Transition to NP Practice Conference

NPA Virtual Conference
Transition to Nurse Practitioner Practice
May 2, 2020

Target Audience: Nurse Practitioner Students and Newly Graduated Nurse Practitioners

All registered attendees were emailed a link to also register on Zoom. You will need to have completed this step in order to login to the conference. Once you registered through Zoom you received an email with the link to login. Any problems email shubbard@TheNPA.org and you will be responded to as soon as possible.

We look forward to you attending our first Transition to NP Practice Virtual Conference. We wanted to briefly share some important tips in advance so that you have a wonderful virtual experience!

  • When you log into Zoom, you will enter the virtual waiting room. After your registration is confirmed, you will then enter the Zoom room.
  • You can begin to log in at 8:00 am - sessions will not begin until 8:30 am
  • All attendees will be muted, and video will be turned off (so there is no need to dress up!)
  • To communicate with the speakers or moderators, you will need to type your question into the chat feature of Zoom.
  • This session will be recorded.
  • Presenter slides will be emailed after the conclusion of the conference.
  • An evaluation form will be emailed after the conclusion of the conference for your input
  • There are no contact hours offered for this conference.

Cancellation: $25 administrative fee for cancellations received before April 26. After April 26 no refunds will be issued. All cancellations must be made in writing and emailed to info@TheNPA.org.


8:30 am - Welcome/Opening

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 - 12:00 pm - 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, Robert Pitkofsky, Esq.

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