Fall Conference 2014
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Fall CE Conference

Nurse Practitioners:  Catalysts for Change    

October 11, 2014 

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We are excited to announce NPAM's Fall conference, Nurse Practitioners:  Catalysts for Change, to be held Saturday, October 11, 2014  7 am- 3:30 pm* at Howard Community College, Rouse Company Foundation (RCF) Student Center room 400 in Columbia, MD.  We are delighted to return to HCC after many glowing attendee reviews. It is both a central location for many of our members and it offers ample & free parking as well as a state of the art room.  This conference will include both practice/legislative updates as well as clinical sessions. (*Final scheduled times may vary slightly).   CE has been applied from to AANP.  Award is pending.

This page will be your full-use page for the conference.  Registration links for attendees and exhibitors  are posted below.  As the session times, titles, and speakers are finalized, this page will be updated.  Speaker handouts will be posted here before the event. Scroll down for directions to the venue. 

Registration - please use this link to navigate to the Attendee registration page

Exhibitors - please use this link to navigate to the Exhibitor landing page

NPAM is proud to announce the following companies as commercial supporters for this event

Platinum Support
Xenoport Pharmaceuticals
Medimix Pharmacy

Gold Support:

Righttime Medical Care

Proposed Schedule

7-8:00 AM   Registration/Breakfast/Visit with exhibitors

8-9:00              Keynote How You Can Be a Catalyst for Change: 
Janet Selway DNSc, CRNP

9-10:00       Substance abuse and the Nurse Practitioner role:  The client, the care and  
the cost:    
Bonnie Franckowiak, DNP, FNP, CARN-AP

10-10:30          Break with Exhibitors

10:30-11:30     Managing complex diabetics in the primary care setting: A practice model to consider:  
Tyree Morrison CRNP,CDE and Laura Previte, BSN

11:30-12:30 Best practice guidelines for the preoperative assessment of the older adult: Implications for the Nurse Practitioner
JoAnn Coleman, DNP, ANP, ACNP, AOCN, GCN

12:30-1:30   Lunch and Visit with exhibitors

1:30-2:30       Improving provider compliance for assessing obstructive sleep apnea in
hospitalized patients using the Stop-Bang Questionnaire:
Tonya Appleby, MSN, ACNP-BC, GNP-BC

2:30-3:30       Advances in food allergy and intolerance:
Ellen Karlin,  MMSc, RDN, LDN, FADA

Registration rates:**
By September 14, 2014:
Students: $50.00
NPAM Members (non students): $75.00
Non NPAM Members (non students): $125.00

After September 14, 2014
Students: $50.00
NPAM Members (non students): $100.00
Non NPAM Members (non students): $150.00

On Site:
Students: $75.00
NPAM Members (non students): $125.00
Non NPAM Members (non students): $175.00

** Any non members who join NPAM before or at the conference will be able to register at the member rate.

Venue & Logistics:

This meeting will be held in the Rouse Company Foundation (RCF) Student Center, room 400,  on the Howard Community College (HCC) campus in Columbia, MD.  The address is 10901 LIttle Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044.  From Little Patuxent Parkway, use the main entrance for HCC (traffic light Little Patuxent Parkway and Harper Farm Rd).  Exit campus traffic circle at first right, proceed to Parking Lot E on your left.  This lot is marked as employee parking but our HCC liaison has said it will be available for our attendees.   Here is a map of the campus and parking areas.  You will see RCF  and parking lot E on the left  side of the campus map.  http://www.howardcc.edu/about_hcc/getting_around/maps_and_directions/index.html  You will enter on the 2nd level. Take the elevator to the 4th floor and join us.



There is a $10 administrative fee for cancellations before 10/1/14.  After 10/1/14, there will be no refunds processed 


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