Fall CE Conference 2018
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We are excited to announce NPAM's Fall conference, 2018 Pharmacology Updates, to be held Saturday, October 13, 2018 7 am- 5:00 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 activity is approved for 7.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 6.0 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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. 

Commercial Support:
Platinum Level:
Frostburg State University
Novo Nordisk

Gold Level:
Lyme Association of DelMarVa
Law Firm of J.W. Stafford, LLC

Attendee Registration -
please use this link to navigate to the Attendee registration page.  If you are a member, you must log in in order to receive the discount).

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

Conference Flyer - please share this downloadable flyer with your colleagues/listserve/groups

The Conference Schedule will be posted here as soon as it is finalized.  Links to presentation pdfs will also be posted here.

Tentative Schedule*
7:00-8:00 AM     Registration & Continental Breakfast & Visit with Exhibitors
8:00-9:00 AM     Session 1 – B. Lang & J Worcester:  Maryland NP Practice Update 2018
9:00 -10:00 AM  Session 2 - E.Erskine:  Building Bridges in IBD Care for Effective
                                                                 Intrapersonal Collaboration

10:00-10:30 AM  Break/Visit with Exhibitors
10:30 -11:30 AM Session 3- J Coleman - Should Seniors Say Yes to Cannabis
11:30 -12:30 AM Session 4  -  R. Velez - MRSA:  Clinical Practice Guidelines
12:30 -1:30 PM   Lunch/Visit with Exhibitors
1:30 - 2:30 PM    Session 5 -  E. Bundy  Update in Anaphylaxis Management 
2:30 - 3:30 PM    Session 6 - D. Jafari  - Risk Reduction Interventions for Human
                                                                Papillomavirus (HPV)

3:30 – 4:00 PM   Break/Visit with Exhibitors
4:00 – 5:00 PM   Session 7 - L Simpkins:  The ABCs of STDs

*Schedule subject to change

Registration rates:**

You will see that all registration rates reflect a significant discount for NPAM members. If you join first (now!), you can log in and enjoy that $$$ member benefit immediately!  NPAM is the only association advocating solely for Maryland NPs since 1992 and an important resource for all Maryland NPs.  From students to seniors, NPAM is there for you and your practice.

By August 15, 2018:

NPAM  Student Members: $50.00
Non NPAM Students:  $75.00  
NPAM Members (non students): $75.00
Non NPAM Members (non students): $125.00

After August 15, 2018
NPAM  Student Members: $75.00
Non NPAM Students:  $100.00  
NPAM Members (non students): $100.00
Non NPAM Members (non students): $150.00

After September 23, 2018

NPAM  Student Members: $75.00
Non NPAM Students:  $100.00  
NPAM Members (non students): $125.00
Non NPAM Members (non students): $175.00


On Site registration will not be available

** Any non members who join NPAM before or at the conference will be able to register at the member rate.  You must be logged into you NPAM website in order to get 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 B & C on your right (top of map) or the West Parking garage (bottom left on map).   Here is a map of the campus and parking areas.  You will see RCF   on the left  side of the campus map. http://www.howardcc.edu/about-us/hcc-at-a-glance/locations-and-directions/campus-map.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 9/20/18.  After 9/20/18, there will be no refunds processed 


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