2019 Workshops


9th Annual Conference - Day 1

Register Today!

Please note there is a separate registration for Day 1 and Day 2.


Ticket options include - 

Suturing (AM) + Opioids (PM)

EKG (AM) + Suturing (PM)

EKG (AM) + Opioids (PM)


Suturing Techniques for the Nurse Practitioner, A Skills Workshop

November 1, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presented by: 
Steven Branham, PhD, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP

The workshop is pending approval by AANP for 4 hrs. of CE and
.5 hrs. of pharmacology credit

After this workshop you will be able to:

  • Describe the elements of sterile field preparation, maintenance wound preparation and management

  • Out the use of various local anesthesia and recommendations for Tetanus prophylaxis

  • Describe methods to maintain homeostasis of the wound including direct pressure, gravity, suture ligation, and safe tourniquet application

  • Describe suture/needle selection and size for various types of wounds including silk, nylon/prolene, gut/dissolvable

  • Demonstrate the following types of suturing and describe their use: simple interrupted, running, mattress horizontal and vertical, subcuticular, figure of eight

  • Out the process of wound incision and drainage including packing





Electrocardiography Essentials

November 1, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Presented by: 
Joseph Leonard Ponce De Leon, ECGI-BC

The workshop is pending approval by AANP for 4 hrs. of CE

After this workshop you will be able to:

  • More accurately place leads, interpret EKG, and increase the standards of Electrocardiography nationwide.
  • Identify faulty or sloppy lead placement and incorrect tracings.
  • Full understand EKG common arrhythmias from the basic to the complexed.


***Please note that no refunds will be given after October 1st***


Friday Luncheon - Fundamentals of IPF: Navigating the Patient Journey
(This luncheon is only available for those attending the Friday workshops)

November 1, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by: 
Soma Jyothula, MD