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2018 Conference Program

Event Program

14th Annual NP

Education Conference

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Schedule of Events

Day One: Saturday, April 14, 2018

0800-0845

Registration, Breakfast, Poster & Exhibit Viewing

Hosted by the Rural Health Professions Action Plan

0845-0900

Deputy Minister of Health Address

Milton Sussman

Ballroom

0900-1000

Bringing Harm Reduction to the Bedside in an Inner City Acute Care Hospital: The ARCH Experience

Dr. Karine Meador MD, CCFP, DABAM

Ballroom

1000-1030

Nutrition Break, Poster & Exhibit Viewing

1030-1130

Breakout

Sessions

Polypharmacy in Older Adults: The Other Drug Epidemic Guidelines

Dr. Douglas Faulder MD

Ballroom

Sepsis Savvy. Current Definitions and Practice Guidelines. What’s Really Changed?

Sandra VanHecke MN, NP

Winterlake Room

ECG Interpretation Highlights

Marcie Smigorowsky PhD(c), NP, CCN(C)

Vintage Room

Menopause Update

Susan Prendergast MN, NP, PhD(c)

Rowand Room

Pediatric Dermatology Update

Dr. Loretta Fiorillo MD, FRCPC

Northcote Room

1130-1230

Breakout

Sessions

Liver Cirrhosis- What are you going to do?

Kim Newnham, MN, NP

Ballroom

Is it High Time for Medical Cannabis? Doubee-ous Evidence or Smokin’ Results

Nicole Crisp MN NP

Rowan Room

Oncologic Emergencies

Nanette Cox-Kennett, MN, NP

Vintage Room

Complexity in Continence Care

Dr. Kathleen Hunter NP, PhD, GNC(C), NCA

Winterlake Room

Mending Rips & Tears: The Basics of Suturing for Nurse Practitioners (Limit 20)

Stewart MacLennan MN, NP

Northcote Room

1230-1330

Lunch

1330-1430

Pearls, Ponders & Pitfalls of Advanced Care Planning & Goals of Care Designation

Lorelei Sawchuk MN, NP

Ballroom

1430-1500

Nutrition Break, Poster & Exhibit Viewing

1500-1600

 Breakout

Sessions

Law Enforcement: Why I am in your way.

Derek MacIntyre and James Ottewell Police Officer

Northcote Room

Chest X-ray Interpretation: Not just Black and White, but Various Shades of Grey

Kim Scherr MN, NP

Ballroom

Anemia Case Studies: Beyond Pale

Nanette Cox-Kennett MN, NP

Winterlake Room

Concussion: News & Interdisciplinary Management

Codi Isaac PT

Rowand Room

1600-1715

Annual General Meeting NPAA

Ballroom

1730-1930

Wine & Cheese: Hosted by University of Alberta Faculty of Nursing

Emerging Trends in Healthcare

Ballroom

 

Day Two: Sunday, April 15, 2018

0800-0845

Registration, Breakfast, Poster & Exhibit Viewing

0845-1000

Heart Failure: Failing to Prescribe

Jennifer Halenar MN, NP

Ballroom

1000-1030

Nutrition Break, Poster & Exhibit Viewing

1030-1130

 Breakout

Sessions

New Onset Atrial Fibrillation During Acute Illness: Implications for Practice

Lesley LaPierre MN, NP

Ballroom

Chest X-ray Interpretation: Not just Black and White, but Various Shades of Grey

Kim Scherr MN, NP

Rowand Room

Optimizing Parkinson Disease Outcomes

Dr. Janis Miyasaki MD, MEd, FRCPC

Northcote Room

CNPS: Liability Considerations in Collaborative Care

Angela Price-Stephens Lawyer

Vintage Room

Recognizing and Managing Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

Dr. Bruce Dick PhD, Clinical Psychologist

Winterlake Room

1130-1230

Breakout

Sessions

Pick your Poisons: Developing an Approach to the Toxic Patient

Castro Arias MN, NP

Northcote Room

Pulmonary Function Tests

Raymond Aceron MN, NP, ENC (c)

Winterlake Room

Complex Gerontology Assessment

Mary-Elizabeth Cooper MN, NP

Rowand Room

Shoulder Injury Assessment & Management

Dr. Lloyd Tapper NP, PhD

Ballroom

Managing Pain in Kids…What’s New?

Kathy Reid RN, MN, NP

Vintage Room

1230-1330

Lunch

1330-1350

Short

Snappers

Patient Centric Care in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Dr. Meena Kalluri MD

Ballroom

1350-1410

New, True & Poo

Joey Ton BScPharm PharmD

Ballroom

1410-1430

CNPS: Supplemental Liability Insurance

Angela Price-Stephens Lawyer

Ballroom

1430-1500

Nutrition Break & Exhibit Viewing

1500-1600

Breakout

Sessions

The Other Side of Your Prescription: Fraud & Forgeries

Brent Horyn B.Sc.Pharm., ACPR Pharmacist

Northcote Room

ECG Interpretation Highlights

Marcie Smigorowsky PhD(c), NP, CCN(C)

Rowand Room

Don’t Just do Something, Stand there: Brief Topics in the Care of the Elderly

Joey Ton BScPharm PharmD

Winterlake Room

How Trauma and Mental Illness can cause Complex Care Needs

Carleigh Carter-Edmonds, MN, NP

Vintage Room

Pediatric Asthma Update

Dr. Anne Hicks MD

Ballroom

1600-1610

NPAA President Closing Address