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SUNDAY, MARCH 20

11:00 AM

NPSS 2022 REGISTRATION OPENS
(NCNA Registration desk will close at 5:00 pm today)

12:30-1:00 New Attendee Orientation
1:15-2:15 Keynote — NPs: Stronger Together! Stronger than Ever!
April Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN
2:15-3:15 Disaster Nursing Leadership: Community Planning, Preparation, Response, and Recovery 
Ann King, DNP, FNP-BC, NHDP-BC
Michelle Taylor-Skipper, DNP, FNP-BC, NHDP-BC, FAANP
3:15-3:30 Refreshment Break
3:30-4:30

NCBON Update
Melanie Mabrey, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, BC-ADM, FAANP

4:30-5:30 Legislative Update
Alex Miller, MSW

MONDAY, MARCH 21

7:00 AM NPSS 2022 REGISTRATION OPENS
(NCNA Registration desk will close at 4:30 today)
7:00-8:00 Continental Breakfast 
8:00-9:00 Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Settings: What NPs Need to Know
Chandra Speight, PhD, RN, NP-C ,CNE
Wanda Lancaster, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC
9:00-10:30

Rapid Fire Panel:

1. The Four Pillars of Obesity Treatment
Jill K. Ratanaphruks, RN, MS, FNP-BC
2. Challenges of Diabetic Foot Disease 
Jennifer Woody, MSN, FNP-C
3. Diabetes Prescribing: A Practical Guide
Elizabeth Bell-McClure, RN, MSN, FNP-C

10:30-11:15 Exhibit Hall

Select Concurrent Sessions

11:30-12:30
ACUTE CARE
A. ReEstablishing a Relationship with Mental Illness Prevention
Sean Convoy, DNP, PMHNP-BC
11:30-12:30
PRIMARY CARE
B. E&M Coding Updates: Considering the Complexity of Our Patients
Leslie Sharpe, DNP, FNP-BC
11:30-12:30
LEADERSHIP

C. Move from Doing to Publishing
Julee B. Waldrop, DNP, FNP-BC, PNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN

Handout

12:30-2:15 Lunch | NP Council Meeting
2:30-3:30
ACUTE CARE
A. Acute Vasopressors in the ICU
Dennis Taylor, DNP, PhD, ACNP-BC, FCCM
2:30-3:30
PRIMARY CARE
B. Post COVID Athletic Participation Clearance: What You Need to Know
Jill Spangler Houser, DNP, FNP-C
2:30-3:30
LEADERSHIP
C. Empowering NPs to Achieve Health Equity: A Review of the Future of Nursing Report 2020-2030
Britney Broyhill, DNP, ACNP-BC
Carrie Palmer, DNP, RN, ANP-BC
3:30-4:00 Exhibit Hall | Refreshment Break
4:15-5:15
ACUTE CARE
A. Case-based Acute Care Management of Hospitalized COVID Patients: a Virtual Simulation Experience 
Jaspal Singh, MD, MHA, MHS, FCCP, FCCM, FAASM
4:15-5:15
PRIMARY CARE
B. High Risk Breast Lesions: Management When it’s Not Breast Cancer
Kathy Trotter, DNP, FAANP, FAAN
4:15-5:15
PRIMARY CARE
C. Abnormal Movements Across Childhood
Crystal Walker, PNP

TUESDAY, MARCH 22

8:00 AM NPSS 2022 REGISTRATION OPENS | Continental Breakfast
(NCNA Registration desk will close at 4:00 pm today)
8:00-9:00 Exhibit Hall 
9:00-10:00 Supporting Patients with Advanced Heart Failure: The Evolution of Mechanical Circulatory Support
Stephanie G. Barnes, MSN, AGPCNP-C, PCCN
10:00-11:15

Rapid Fire Panel:

1. Virtual Heart Failure Management 
Tonya Carter, DNP, MSN, NP-C
2. Update on TAVR Guidelines
Tracy Vernon-Platt, DNP, ANP-BC
3. CV Indications for Diabetes Medications
Carrie Palmer, DNP, RN, ANP-BC

11:30-12:15 Exhibit Hall
12:30-1:30 Lunch | Product Theater “Introduction to KERENDIA®” with Bayer Pharmaceuticals (No CHs)
1:30-2:00 Exhibit Hall | Break
Select Concurrent Sessions
2:00-3:00
PRIMARY CARE
A. Post-COVID Primary Care Considerations
Candace H. Beddard, MSN, AGPCNP-C
2:00-3:00
PRIMARY CARE
B. Approach to Evaluating the Symptom of Anemia (Blood Will Talk, If You Listen)
Lorinda A. Coombs, PhD, FNP-BC, AOCNP
2:00-3:00
PRIMARY CARE
C. ADHD in Adolescents: Assessment, Treatment and Health Care Disparities
Angie Trombley, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
3:05-4:05
ACUTE CARE
A. Acute Pancreatitis
Brian Jefferson, DNP, ACNP-BC, FCCM
3:05-4:05
PRIMARY CARE
B. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Treatment Guidelines, 2021 Updates
Torica Fuller, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, CDP, CGRN, CPN, NRCME
Ann Bell, DNP, FNP-C
3:05-4:05
PRIMARY CARE
C. Pediatric Sports Medicine: Acute and Overuse Injuries
Heather Carroll, FNP-BC
4:05-4:15 Refreshment Break
4:15-5:15

Impacting the Health of Communities Through Local Board Service
Gale Adcock RN, MSN, FNP-C, FAANP, FAAN

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23

7:45 AM NPSS 2022 REGISTRATION OPENS
8:00-9:30 Plated Breakfast & General Session — Effective Communication for Nurse Practitioners: Choosing Wise Words
Allison Dimsdale, DNP, NP-C, AACC, FAANP
9:30-9:45 Break
9:45-10:45 Health Equity & Outcomes
Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, PhD, MPH, LCSW, RN, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC, AAHIVS, FAAN
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Resilience, Renewal, and Stamina: The Keys to Thriving Through Change
Wayne Sotile, Ph.D.