Nurse Practitioner Forum - Day 2

Time Slot: 
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 7:00am to 5:00pm
NP Forum


The NP Forum is two action packed days of education targeted to the advanced practice Nurse Practitioner with an interest in dermatology. The NP Forum provides education based on current literature reviews, new evolution in dermatology, evidence-based practice, as well as attendee requested topics, to meet the diverse needs of Nurse Practitioners. (Additional Fee Required)

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Optional – Product Theaters (with continental breakfast)

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

President’s Welcome Address

8:15 AM –  9:15 AM

General Session in Main Convention - Opening Keynote - Everyday Ethics for Nurses in Everyday Practice
Leah Curtain, RN, ScD (h), FAAN 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify two primary sources of general ethical principles
  2. List the additional sources of professional obligation and discuss nursing’s contract with society
  3. Outline an approach to ethical decision-making

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

General Session in Main Convention – Ethics – Why it Matters to You

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Describe ethical decision making processes in everyday practice

Leah Curtain, RN, ScD(h), FAAN
Maura Flynn, RN, MPP, DNC (Moderator)
Nina MacDonald, RN, BScN, DNC
Chad Priest, MSN, JD

10:20 AM - 11:20 AM

Tips on Identifying Onychomycosis and New Topical Therapies for Onychomycosis

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify the normal and commo abnormal features of the nail
  2. Differentiate between the most common causes of abnormal appearing toenails
  3. Discuss available treatment options for common nail abnormalities and the pharmacokinetics of these options. 

     Wendy Cantrell, DNP, CRNP

11:20 AM – 12:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Open and Poster Viewing

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM


2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Surgical Pearls
Victoria Lazareth, MA, MSN, NP-C, DCNP

Learning Objective:  

  1. Describe surgical approaches that the Derm NP can use to improve his/her surgical procedure techniques and improve patient outcomes

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open and Poster Viewing

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Advanced Practice: Wound Healing and Palliative Care

Joyce Pittman, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CWOCN

Learning Objective:

  1. Describe wound healing process
  2. Describe wound types as related to palliative care
  3. Describe wound management as related to palliative care

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Optional – Product Theaters (with wine and cheese)

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