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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

0900-1000

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

Dr. Karine Meador MD, CCFP, DABAM

1000-1030

Nutrition Break, Poster & Exhibit Viewing

1030-1130

Breakout

Sessions

Polypharmacy in Older Adults: The Other Drug Epidemic Guidelines

Dr. Douglas Faulder MD

Sepsis Update

Sandra VanHecke MN, NP

ECG Interpretation Highlights

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

Menopause Update

Susan Prendergast MN, NP, PhD(c)

Pediatric Dermatology Update

Dr. Loretta Fiorillo MD, FRCPC

1130-1230

Breakout

Sessions

Liver Cirrhosis- What are you going to do?

Kim Newnham, MN, NP

Oncologic Emergencies

Nanette Cox-Kennett, MN, NP

Complexity in Continence Care

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

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

Stewart MacLennan MN, NP

1230-1330

Lunch

1330-1430

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

Lorelei Sawchuk MN, NP

1430-1500

Nutrition Break, Poster & Exhibit Viewing

1500-1600

 Breakout

Sessions

Obstetrical Complications

Kim Hodge MN, NP

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

Kim Scherr MN, NP

Anemia Case Studies: Beyond Pale

Nanette Cox-Kennett MN, NP

EPS: Legal Implication of Cannabis and Substance Abuse

Derek MacIntyre Police Officer

James Ottewell Police Officer

Concussion Update

Codi Isaac PT

1600-1715

Annual General Meeting NPAA

1730-1930

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

Emerging Trends in Healthcare

 

Day Two: Sunday, April 15, 2018

0800-0845

Registration, Breakfast, Poster & Exhibit Viewing

0845-1000

CHF Update

Jennifer Halenar MN, NP

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

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

Kim Scherr MN, NP

Parkinson’s Disease an Update

Dr. Janis Miyasaki MD, MEd, FRCPC

CNPS: Liability Considerations in Collaborative Care

Angela Price-Stephens Lawyer

Recognizing and Managing Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

Dr. Bruce Dick PhD, Clinical Psychologist

1130-1230

Breakout

Sessions

Pick your Poisons: Developing an Approach to the Toxic Patient

Castro Arias MN, NP

PFT Interpretation

Raymond Aceron MN, NP, ENC (c)

Complex Gerontology Assessment

Mary-Elizabeth Cooper MN, NP

Kimberly Shapkin MN, NP, GNC

Shoulder Injury Assessment & Management

Dr. Lloyd Tapper NP, PhD

 Eric Lavoie MN, NP

Managing Pain in Kids…What’s New?

Kathy Reid RN, MN, NP

1230-1330

Lunch

1330-1350

Breakout

Sessions

Patient Centric Care in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Dr. Meena Kalluri MD

1350-1410

New, True & Poo

Joey Ton BScPharm PharmD

1410-1430

CNPS: Law & Practice

Angela Price-Stephens Lawyer

1430-1500

Nutrition Break, Poster & Exhibit Viewing

1500-1600

Breakout

Sessions

The Other Side of Your Prescription: Fraud & Forgeries

Brent Horyn B.Sc.Pharm., ACPR Pharmacist

ECG Interpretation Highlights

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

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

Joey Ton BScPharm PharmD

Trauma Informed Care

Carleigh Carter-Edmonds, MN, NP

Pediatric Asthma Update

Dr. Anne Hicks MD

1600-1610

NPAA President Closing Address