5th Annual APP Academy: Presented by UPMC Passavant APP Council

Allison Park, PA US
October 18, 2024 to October 19, 2024

This course is intended for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and nurse anesthetists clinically practicing in both in patient and outpatient medicine. This two-day, multidisciplinary interactive event aims to educate APPs on up-to-date treatment and best practice guidelines for a variety of topics, as well as improve interdisciplinary relationships between APPs across local hospitals in order to better serve their patients. This course will aim to enhance both clinical and procedural skills by offering a combination of lectures, hands-on workshops, and interactive panel discussions.

Target Audience

Intended for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Midwives, and CRNAs clinically practicing in both inpatient and outpatient medicine.

Learning Objectives

Expand clinical knowledge and technical skills for common diagnoses that result in patient hospitalization.  

Engage in professional development through networking opportunities and effective communication.

Gain insight into both evidence based best practices and local system’s experience with APP leadership structures and APP career growth opportunities. 

Opportunity for direct demonstration, personalized instruction, and extensive hands-on practice in fundamental skills for the APP through half-day of simulation labs. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 15.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 15.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/22/2024
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Event starts: 
10/18/2024 - 8:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
10/19/2024 - 4:00pm EDT
Cost:
$1.00
Cumberland Woods Village
700 Cumberland Woods Dr
Allison Park, PA 15101
United States

Travel

Accommodations 
Discounted room rates available at:
Fairfield Inn & Suites, Pittsburgh North/McCandless Crossing
901 Providence Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Booking must be made via phone. Mention that you are with UPMC Passavant/Passavant Hospital Foundation at time of booking. 
Phone: 412-227-9600

Course Directors:

Theresa Celender, MPAS, PA-C
APP Academy Director
Passavant APP Council, Secretary
Interventional Radiology, UPMC Passavant

Lindsay Busch, MPAS, PA-C
APP Academy Co-Director
Passavant APP Council, Chair
Director of APP Education and Career Development for Pulmonary Partners
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UPMC Passavant

Nikki Brewster, DNP, ACNP, ACCNS, SCRN
APP Academy Co-Director
Passavant APP Council
Unit Based Medicine, UPMC Passavant

Mandy Crankovic, CRNA, MSN, BSN
APP Academy Co-Director
Passavant APP Council
Department of Anesthesia, UPMC Passavant

Brittney Laskey, MPAS, PA-C
APP Academy Co-Director, Director of Simulation
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UPMC Passavant

Monica Leseman, PA-C
APP Academy Co-Director
Passavant APP Council
Tri-Rivers Musculoskeletal Centers, UPMC Passavant

 

 

This activity is approved for the following credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, ANCC, and AAPA Category 1 CME. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

 

Available Credit

  • 0.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 15.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 15.50 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
Please login or register to take this course.

All cancellations must be sent via email to kaibn@upmc.edu. Registration can be cancelled without penalty up until October 4, 2024. After October 4, 2024, cancellation will be subject to a $25.00 administrative fee.