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New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association
Empowering Nurse Practitioners as Leaders in Healthcare

Northern New England Nurse Practitioner Conference

Radisson Hotel Nashua
11 Tara Boulevard
Nashua, NH 03062

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:00am ET - Friday, April 12, 2019 at 5:00pm ET

11 Tara Boulevard, Nashua, NH 03062

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Northern New England Nurse Practitioner Conference

We are thrilled to announce the 1st Annual Northern New England Nurse Practitioner Conference sponsored by the New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association (NHNPA). Mark your calendars to join us on April 11 & 12, 2019, at the Radisson Hotel in Nashua, NH.

With 25 years of experience in providing quality clinical education at the Northeast Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference, NHNPA continues to bring together thought leaders from around the country and nurse practitioners from the northeast region for state-of-the-art education.

A primary focus of NHNPA is empowering nurse practitioners as leaders in healthcare. In this context, we are expanding our curriculum to include a leadership track, preparing nurse practitioners for leadership roles in healthcare, and health policy.

Every day our engaged conference planning committee is adding new content and opportunities to the agenda. We encourage you to take a moment to learn about our keynote speaker and scheduled concurrent sessions below. Finally, our conference is truly YOUR conference. Below you can find our call for poster presentations - this is one excellent opportunity to share your work with others.

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you in April in Nashua, NH.


Keynote Address Speaker Announced...

NHNPA is pleased to announce our keynote speaker for the 1st Annual Northern New England Nurse Practitioner Conference, Joanne M. Conroy, MD, CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health.

Prior to arriving at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Dr. Conroy served as CEO of Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, in Burlington, MA.

Dr. Conroy will kick-off our event with her presentation, "Women in Healthcare Leadership."


Join Us For Over 30 Concurrent Sessions!

  • Promoting Private Well Testing for Arsenic and other Contaminants - What is the Role of the Primary Care Clinician: Carolyn Murray, MD, MPH Asthma in a Nutshell: Linda Tuckleberry, MBBS, FCCP, FACP
  • Inpatient Use of Antibiotic Therapy: Amy Brooks-King, PharmD, BCPS
  • Integrating Behavioral Health in Primary Care - Getting from Why to How and Who: Alexander Blount, EdD
  • Direct Oral Anticoagulants - Practical Management: Monic Drescher, MD
  • Pediatric Immunizations: Suzanne Allen, CPNP-BC
  • Top STI Updates for 2019: Katherine Hsu, MD, MPH, FAAP
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease: Patricia Furey, MD
  • Gender Identity in Psychiatric Practice and Mental Health Care: Evan Eylar
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Acute Headaches: Rebecca Burch, MD
  • Metabolic Syndrome Associated with Psychotropic Medication: Sheena McAroy, APRN and Dan Potenza, MD
  • Integrative Medicine: Matt Hand, DO
  • Empowering Families with End of Life Decision Making in the ICU: Belle Anne Matheson, APRN, FNP, ACHPN and Lisa Stephens, MSN, APRN, ACHPN
  • Motivational Interviewing - An Introduction: Jessica Pollack, ARNP and Andrew Valeras, DO, MPH
  • Pelvic Medicine Update 2019: Chung Hwa Cathy Yi, MD, Brian Marks, MD and Veronica Triaca, MD
  • Syncope: Maureen Hughes, MD
  • Clinical Approaches to Obesity in Children: Robert Needleman, MD, FAAP
  • Understanding Heart Failure - How to Diagnose, Treat and Manage HREF and HPEF: Marilyn Daley, ARNP, DNP
  • Getting Ready for Delivering Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: Peter Mason, MD
  • The Anti-Inflammatory Diet: Erica Mumford, RD, LD
  • Update on Childhood Lead Poisoning in NH – What Pediatric Health Care Providers Need to Know: Gail Gettens, MS, ECMP
  • Updates in Stroke Management: Jillian Belmont, DNP, APRN
  • Polycystic Ovarian Disease - Diagnosis and Management: Cynthia de Steuben, MSN, CNM, ARNP
  • Diabetes Update: Patti Duprey, MSN, APRN, CDE
  • What’s New in Pediatric Dermatology? Jillian Rork, MD
  • Management of Status Epilepticus and Acute Repetitive Seizures: Lindsay Schommer, MSN, ANP-BC, WHNP-BC
  • Medical Marijuana: Lisa Withrow, APRN, FNP-C, ACHPN
  • Management of Pediatric Headache: Evie Stacy, MS, APRN
  • Lessons Learned - Challenges for Advance Practice Leaders in Integrated Care Settings: Deb Fournier, APRN
  • Precepting Nurse Practitioner Students: Bridget Logan, PhD, APRN

Poster Presentations

Call for Abstracts:

The Northern New England Nurse Practitioner Conference planning committee invites proposals to participate in poster sessions.

Proposals are encouraged and will be reviewed by the planning committee. Acceptance notices will be delivered by email. Authors of accepted proposals will have the opportunity to display their posters and dialogue with attendees during poster sessions. Posters will be displayed throughout the conference.

Abstract Guidelines:

  • Abstracts must be relevant to nurse practitioner practice. Topics may include research, clinical practice, professional issues, ethical issues, and education/professional development. 
  • Abstracts must be non-commercial in nature.
  • Abstracts must be less than 400 words in length.
  • Abstracts must be accompanied by a poster application and the author's resume.
  • Research abstracts must include title, author, credentials, purpose, methodology, results, and implications for nurse practitioner practice.
  • Authors may submit more than one abstract for review.
  • If accepted, the author(s) or a designee must register for at least one day of the conference and be present for at least one of the poster sessions either Thursday afternoon or Friday morning.

Submit Your Proposal Today:

The following information is required in the application:

  • Contact information, credentials, poster title, learning objectives, and a poster description/abstract (400 words or less).

Resumes and/or CVs of authors will also be required and should be sent by mail or email as listed below:
Mail: Southern NH AHEC - 128 State Route 27 - Raymond, NH 03077
Email: npconf@snhahec.org
Phone: 603-895-1514 Ext. 2
Fax: 603-895-1312

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Welcome to the Annual Northern New England Nurse Practitioner Conference sponsored by
New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association (NHNPA). With 25 years of experience in providing quality clinical education at the Northeast Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference, NHNPA continues to bring together thought leaders from around the country and nurse practitioners from the northeast region for state-of-the-art education.

Conference Audience

Nurse practitioners, nurse clinicians, midwives, physician assistants, students, educators, and health professionals of varying backgrounds and specialties.

Connect!

  • Gain access to over 250 nurse practitioners and healthcare professionals.
  • Interact with healthcare professionals with decision making and prescribing power.
  • Promote products and services to your core audience.

Product Education Sessions

Reserve your space today and secure your chance to deliver your product information and educate our conference attendees while they enjoy breakfast or lunch.

  • Meeting and A/V set-up will be provided.
  • Session registration will be handled for you by the NHNPA.
  • Session capacity will be 75 attendees.
  • Your session will be listed on the conference agenda (online and on-site).
  • Your session will be promoted in several conference promotional materials and emails sent to registrants.
  • You are not required to be a sponsor or vendor to offer a Product Education Session.
  • A primary focus of NHNPA is empowering nurse practitioners as leaders in healthcare. In this context, we are expanding our curriculum to include a leadership track, preparing nurse practitioners for leadership roles in healthcare and health policy.
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Corporate Sponsor
Early Bird Discount Until 12/30/2018
$2,000.00   $1,900.00

Premier Exhibitor
Early Bird Discount Until 12/30/2018
$1,100.00   $1,000.00

Floor Exhibitor
Early Bird Discount Until 12/30/2018
$1,000.00   $900.00

Exhibit Hall Challenge Prize
  • Attendees visit exhibitor booths to complete scorecards.Winners are selected by raffle.
  • Sponsor's logo appears on contest announcement signage and on scorecard.
  • Sponsor's name is featured during prize announcement.
$500.00

Select
Industry Lunch
Early Bird Discount Until 12/30/2018
Sold Out

Industry Breakfast
Early Bird Discount Until 12/30/2018
$3,500.00   $2,500.00

Awards Dinner Sponsor

Sponsorship in this category will support the NHNPA Awards Dinner on April 11, 2019, recognizing outstanding nurse practitioners in New Hampshire.  The name and logo of each sponsor will be prominently displayed on a large banner at the Awards Dinner.

$1,000.00