UPMC Hamot 2024 APPalooza APP Pearls for Practice

Erie, PA US
September 20, 2024

Celebrate National APP Week with Us at Two Exciting Events!

Thursday, September 19,: Advanced Practice Providers Appreciation Evening Join us for an evening of celebration as we honor you! The Advanced Practice Providers Appreciation Event will feature beverages and heavy hors d'oeuvres for you and a guest to enjoy while we recognize your hard work and dedication. This event will begin at 6 p.m.

Friday, September 20: APPalooza Conference The next day, join your colleagues for a comprehensive conference covering the latest updates in various fields impacting your patients. The conference includes workshops designed to help you build essential skills for success. Each presentation includes ample time for audience questions, ensuring a thorough learning experience.

Both events will take place at the Sheraton Bayfront Hotel.

We encourage you to nominate a peer for awards to be presented during the Appreciation Event. Click here to nominate

 

Target Audience

This program is designed specifically for advanced practice providers interested in updating their practice and refreshing their knowledge related to common disease states, comorbidities and complications.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/14/2024
Course expires: 
12/31/2024
Event starts: 
09/20/2024 - 7:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/20/2024 - 6:00pm EDT
Cost:
$1.00

September 19:

Advanced Practice Providers Appreciation Event will be from 6 to 8 p.m.

September 20:

APPalooza Conference Schedule:

7:30 – 8

Registration/Continental Breakfast

 

8 – 8:05

Introduction

Niky Friedl, DNP, AG-ACNP

8:05 – 8:35

Managing and Diagnosing Hypo/Hyperthyroidism 

Madison Wainwright, PA-C

8:35 – 9:05

Medical Management of Obesity

Therese Christiansen, CRNP

9:05 - 9:35

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Karin Wickwire, DNP, CPNP-AC, AG-ACNP, SANE-A/P

9:35 – 9:50

Refreshment Break

 

9:50 – 10:35

It's All in the Bag: A Comprehensive Approach to Gallbladder Disease Management

Crystal Goss, PA-C, Sarah Troup, PA-C

10:35 - 11:05

To the ED and Back Again; Common Complaints and Management

Bryan Rall, MPAS, PA-C

11:05 – 12:45

Lunch/Networking

 

12:45 – 1:45

A Practical Approach to Suicide Prevention

Mandy Fauble, PhD, LCSW

1:45 – 2:15

Peripheral Artery Disease

Julie Skindell, PA-C, Kayla Wilwohl, PA-C

2:15 – 2:30

Refreshment Break

 

2:30 – 3

End of Life Care

John Barnett, CRNP

3 – 4

Direct Oral Anticoagulants: When to use them and when NOT to use them

Christine Zdaniewski, PharmD, BCPS

4

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

 

Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel
55. W Bay Drive
Erie, PA 16507
United States
+1 (814) 454-2005

Both Events Will be Held at the Sheraton Bayfront Hotel.

The APPalooza Conference does offer a virtual option under registration. 

Attire for both is business casual.

SPECIAL NEEDS

 Advance notification of any special needs (i.e. gluten free or vegan meal, private room for nursing mothers, handicap accessibility) will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by e-mailing the Hamot CME office at HAM_CME@upmc.edu or calling 814-877-5691.

 

Travel

If you are traveling from out of town and would a hotel stay, please e-mail espositoh@upmc.edu for a link to our discounted room rates.

Course Directors:

Niky Friedl DNP AG-ACNP

CRNP, Associate Supervisor

Critical Care Medicine

UPMC Hamot

Carmen Henderson, CRNP

APP Supervisor

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Brenna Lee, PA-C 

UPMC Comprehensive Lung Center

Pulmonary Department Supervising APP 

President of UPMC Hamot APP Advisory Committee

Mentor Me Northwest Region Representative 

Sarah Troup MPAS, PA-C

APP Supervisor

UPMC Hamot Trauma and Great Lakes Surgical Specialists

Catherine Watson, DNP, CRNP

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Critical Care Medicine/ Intensivist Department

UPMC Hamot

Speakers:

John Barnett, CRNP

Therese Christiansen, CRNP

Mandy Fauble, PhD, LCSW

Crystal Goss, PA-C

Bryan Rall, MPAS, PA-C

Julie Skindell, PA-C

Sarah Troup, PA-C

Madison Wainwright, PA-C

Karin Wickwire, DNP, CPNP-AC, AG-ACNP, SANE-A/P

Kayla Wilwohl, PA-C

Christine Zdaniewski, PharmD, BCPS

 

 

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No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

ACCREDITATION

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (AAPA)

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 5.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

NURSING (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 5.75 contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 6.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 6.00 Attendance

If you are interested in exhibiting at this conference, please e-mail Haylee Esposito at espositoh@upmc.edu, or call 814-877-5691.

Price

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

Note: You are welcome to register for the appreciation event, the conference, or both. We encourage you to attend both events to make the most of the experience!

UPMC Hamot 2024 Advanced Practice Providers Awards:

Nominate your fellow colleagues for awards in Clinical Excellence and Lifetime Achievement. These will be presented during the Appreciation Event on September 19th.

Click here to nominate now!

*Nominations must be submitted by Friday, August 9th by 5p.m.

Cancellation policy

Please notify UPMC Hamot’s CME Department of substitutions and cancellations, via email to ham_cme@upmc.edu or by telephone at 814-877-5691.

IF YOU ARE REQUIRED TO PAY BY CHECK

Please contact the UPMC Hamot CME Department at:  814-877-5691 or e-mail: HAM_CME@UPMC.EDU