Advance Practice Provider Educational Symposium 2017

Durham, NC US
November 16, 2017

In honor of National Nurse Practitioner week, the Advance Practice Registered Nurse Committee at the Durham VA Health Care system is collaborating with Duke University of School of Nursing to present this educational event.

Join us to learn the up to date information on sinus infections- when to use antibiotics, pain management, anticoagulation, motivational interviewing for lifestyle modification and effective communication techniques for delivering difficult news to patients.

You can attend the on-site event or join the virtual event streamed live onto your personal or work device. The on-site event includes breakfast and lunch. Registration is required for both on-site and remote attendees. Please review our FAQ sheet for further instructions regarding registration, accessing symposium materials, and virtual participation link. Information on receiving credits will be send out to the attendees in the near future. 

Target Audience

Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, MDs, RNs, Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the current guidelines for managing patients with Sinusitis
  • Explore the use of motivational interviewing to achieve improved patient adherence to treatments
  • Identify current pain management guidelines regarding controlled and uncontrolled medications
  • Discuss the current guidelines for DOAC prescribing and management
  • Explore the various ways to approach difficult conversations with patients
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 ACPE - Pharmacist
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 5.75 ANCC
  • 5.75 CEU
Registration Opens: 
Registration Expires: 
Activity Starts: 
11/16/2017 - 8:00am EST
Activity Ends: 
11/16/2017 - 4:00pm EST
Duke University School of Nursing
Christine Siegler Pearson Bldg, Room 1014
307 Trent Dr.
Durham, NC 27710
United States

Maria Colandrea, DNP, NP-C, CCRN, FAANP
Letha Joseph, DNP, AGPCNP-BC
Susan Lander, RN, MSN, ARNP
David Lindsay, MD
William C McSherry, PhD
Bich-Tuyen Nyguyen, MSN, PMHNP-BC
Jennifer C. Naylor, PhD
Mary Parker, PharmD
Ramona A. Sowers, DNP, APRN-BC, FNP-BC< ANP-BC
Joe Zanga, MD
Michael Zychowicz, DNP, ANP, FAANP

Available Credit

  • 5.75 ACPE - Pharmacist
  • 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • 5.75 ANCC
  • 5.75 CEU
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