Schedule of Events

Up to 29.0 Contact Hours


LEADERSHIP TRACK - Keynote — The Voice of the NP; Margaret A. Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC, FNAP (1.0 CH)
ACUTE CARE TRACK - Acute Liver Failure and ESLD; Dawn Drazek, MSN, NP, A-GPCNP-BC (1.0 CH; 0.1 Pharm)
ACUTE CARE TRACK - An Evidence-Based Approach to Delivering Bad News in the Acute Care Setting; Terri Vickey, MSN, FNP-BC, ACHPN (1.0 CH)
BAQSIMI™ (Glucagon) Nasal Powder; Geralyn R. Spollett, MSN, ANP-BC, CDE (No CE) 
LEADERSHIP TRACK - Becoming a Practice Champion in Quality and Safety in Primary Care; Jean Ann Davison, DNP, FNP-BC (1.0 CH; 0.25 Pharm)
PRIMARY CARE TRACK - Caring for the Reproductive Health of Lesbian and Non-binary Patients in Primary Care Setting; Dr. Jen Graf-Perkins, DNP, NP-C (1.0 CH; 0.1 Pharm)
ALL TRACKS - Cultural Intelligence and Unconscious Bias; Angela Richard-Eaglin, DNP, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP (1.5 CH)
LEADERSHIP TRACK - Documentary Screening of Resilience: the Biology of Stress and Science of Hope (video); Tracey O'Neal (1.0 CH)
PRIMARY CARE TRACK - Easy as 123, ABC: Providing Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy for Transgender Patients in the Primary Care Setting; Jen Graf-Perkins, DNP, NP-C; Shawna Pochan, CNM, MPH (1.0 CH; 0.25 Pharm)
Historical Perspective of NP Role in NC; Michelle Taylor Skipper, SNP, FNP-BC, FAANP (1.0 CH) 
ALL TRACKS - Human Trafficking; Stacy Renolds, MD; Emma Evitts, PA-C; Kailey Ellis; Hannah Arrowood; Kendra Edwards, MSA, LCSW (1.50 CH)
ACUTE CARE TRACK - Killer or Filler: What Happens to Patients when Illicit Substances are Cut for Profit?; Nancy Balch, PharmD, BCCCP (1.0 CH; 1.0 Pharm)
Legislative Update; Alex Miller (1.0 CH)
PRIMARY CARE TRACK - Management of Older Adults with Atrial Fibrillation: How to Prevent Embolic Sequelae with Minimum Bleeding Risk; Letha Joseph, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-BC (1.0 CH; 0.5 Pharm)
PRIMARY CARE TRACK - Managing Obesity in Primary Care; Amy Krebs, FNP-C; Kelli Tart, FNP-C (1.0 CH; 0.3 Pharm)
No Wrong Door — Engaging NPs as Active Stakeholders,  Leslie M. Sharpe, DNP, FNP-BC; Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) and the Science of Addiction, Victoria Soltis-Jarrett, PHD, PMHCNS/NP-BC; Integrating MAT in Prenatal Clinic, Elisabeth Johnson, PhD, NP (1.25 CH; 0.35 Pharm)
LEADERSHIP TRACK - Planning Your Career: Resumes, Interviews and Offers; Allison Dimsdale, DNP, NP-C, AACC, FAANP (1.0 CH)
LEADERSHIP TRACK - Practice Support; Chris Weathington, NC AHEC (1.0 CH)
LEADERSHIP TRACK - PrEP, The Basics and Beyond; Karen Hicks, FNP-BC (1.0 CH; 0.5 Pharm)
Preparing the Next Generation of NPs; Susan Catchings, FNP-C; Cathrine Quintana, DNP, AGNP-C; Ann Vail, DNP, AGNP-C (1.50 CH)
ACUTE CARE TRACK - Stroke: Where We've Been and Where We're Goins; Brittany Campbell, ANP-C (1.0 CH) 
ACUTE & PRIMARY CARE TRACKS - The Need to Breathe: E-Cigs and Vaping; Smoking Cessation in Adults; Lung Cancer Screening; Chelsea Cain, FNP-C; Catherine Hogan, MSN, CTTS, ANP-C (1.25 CH; 0.5 Pharm)
PRIMARY CARE TRACK - The Stress of Choosing the Right Cardiac Stress Test; Christina Leonard, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CNL (1.0 CH; 0.3 Pharm)
ALL TRACKS - Trauma-Informed Care; Amy Weil, MD (1.0 CH)
LEADERSHIP TRACK - Voice of the NP; Margaret Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC, FNAP (1.0 CH)