July 31 - August 2, 2017
Pre-conference Workshops July 30

Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
Orlando, Florida

Agenda

Sunday, July 30, 2017

8:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Workshop: 12-Lead EKG Interpretation for Primary Care Providers
Leslie L. Davis, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FPCNA, FAHA
Mary Ellen Roberts, DNP, RN, APN-C, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP

1:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Spirometry Workshop
B. Gwen Carlton, DNP, FNP, AE-C
Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP-BC, AE-C

Monday, July 31, 2017

7:10 AM – 8:10 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

8:10 AM – 8:20 AM

Course Overview

8:20AM – 9:10 AM

Dyslipidemia: Have I Kept up with the Changes?
Joyce L. Ross, MSN, ANP, CLS, CRNP, FPCNA, FNLA

9:10 AM – 10:00 AM

Your Patient has ACS/AMI: Now What?
Daniel Thomas Thibodeau, MHP, PA-C, DFAAPA

10:00 AM – 10:15AM

Q&A Panel

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM 

Mid-Morning Symposium (1.25 Additional CE/CME Credits)
A New paradigm in Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in T2DM
Faculty: John G. McGinnity MS, PA-C, DFAAPA
Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 
Supported by: An Educational Grant from Novo-Nordisk, Inc.

11:45 AM – 12:35 PM

Enteroendocrine System and Cardio-Pulmonary Health
Christine Kessler MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 

12:35 PM - 1:20 PM

Lunch/Exhibits

1:20 PM – 2:10 PM

Atrial Fibrillation: Choosing Anticoagulation Based on Patient Needs
Mary Ellen Roberts, DNP, RN, APN-C, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP

2:10 PM – 3:00 PM

Women and Heart Disease: Symptom Recognition & Moving to Care
Leslie L. Davis, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FPCNA, FAHA

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Q&A Panel

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM

Break/Exhibits

3:30 PM – 4:20 PM

Heart Failure Practical Approaches
Daniel Thomas Thibodeau, MHP, PA-C, DFAAPA

4:20 PM – 5:10 PM

Hypertension: How Low to Go When Treating the Elderly
Leslie L. Davis, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FPCNA, FAHA

5:10 PM – 5:25 PM

Q&A Panel

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

7:15 AM – 8:15 AM

Breakfast/Exhibits

8:20 AM - 9:10 AM

Diabetes Interactive Cases
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP 

9:10 AM - 10:00 AM 

CKD in HTN: How Should I be Treating It?
Denise Link, MPAS, PA-C

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break/Exhibits

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Mid-Morning Symposium (Additional 1.0 CME Credit)
Beyond LDL-C Lowering: Safety and Tolerability of Statin Therapy
Faculty:  Joyce L. Ross, MSN, CRNP, CS, FNLA, FPCNA
Supported by: An Educational Grant from Kowa Pharmaceuticals

11:15 AM– 12:05 PM

Cardiology Cases: How not to lose your license!
John G. McGinnity, MS, PA-C, DFAAPA

12:05 PM – 12:20 PM

Q&A Panel

12:20 PM – 1:10 PM

COPD: Updated 2016 GOLD Guidelines
Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM 

Lunch/Exhibits

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM

Differentiate Acute Bronchitis and Community Acquired Pneumonia
B. Gwen Carlton, DNP, FNP, AE-C

2:50 PM - 3:40 PM

Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis: Diagnostic and Treatment Options
Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP-BC, AE-C

3:40 PM – 3:55 PM

Q&A Panel

3:55 PM – 4:10 PM

Stretch Break

4:10 PM – 5:00 PM

Update on Otitis and Sinusitis
B. Gwen Carlton, DNP, FNP, AE-C

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM

Asthma: Comparison of the NHLBI and GINA Guidelines
Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

5:50 PM – 6:05 PM

Q&A Panel

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

7:10 AM – 8:20 AM

Breakfast

8:20 AM – 9:10 AM

Severe and Difficult to Treat Asthma: What to do when Asthma is Out of Control
Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP-BC, AE-C
Gabriel Ortiz, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA

9:10 AM – 10:00 AM

Smoking Cessation
Wendy L. Wright, MS, APRN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Q&A Panel

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Stretch Break

10:30 AM – 11:20 AM

Anaphylaxis: Controversy and Consensus
Mary Lou Hayden, RN, MS, FNP-BC, AE-C

11:20 AM – 12:10 PM

Chronic Cough
Wendy L. Wright, MS, APRN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN

12:10 PM – 12:30 PM

Q&A Panel

12:30 PM

Adjournment

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