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Stanford Health Care Center for Advanced Practice is delighted to announce our annual conference for Advanced Practice Providers!

Please share this announcement with your colleagues.


2015 Topics in Acute and Ambulatory Care

for Advanced Practice Providers

September 11, 2015: Topics in Acute Care

September 12, 2015: Topics in Ambulatory Care

Li Ka Shing

Center for Learning and Knowledge

291 Campus Drive

Stanford, CA 94305

LKSC 230


Registration is now open!

Early Bird Registration by 8/28/15


This program is designed to offer an evidence-based review and updates on multiple topics in acute and ambulatory care.

Diagnostic evaluation, current guidelines and treatment options will be reviewed

to provide the audience with the tools needed to deliver state-of-the-art medical care,

improve patient outcomes and enhance the quality of life of patients.


You may enroll for one day or both days.

****Each day must be registered for separately****


September 11, 2015 (Day 1): Topics in Acute Care for Advanced Practice Providers


  • Creatinine on the Rise: Evaluation and  Management of Acute Kidney Injury  Shira Roth, MMS, PA-C


  • Inpatient Hyperglycemia Management Mary Petrofksy, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCNP


  • Your Patient Syncopizes: What to Worry About Jeanne Hoffman, MS, RN, ACNP –BC


  • Antimicrobial Therapy in Acute Care Rosalie D. Bravo, MS, RN, ACNP-BC


  • Equianalgesic Dosing: “It’s Not Just About the Math”    Mechele Fillman, MSN, NP


  • Heart Failure: Basics to Nuances Joe Simmons, ACNP-BC, CCT/CCNS


  • Evaluation and Management of Pleural Effusions Natalie Peters, MS, AGACNP-BC



September 12, 2015 (Day 2): Topics in Ambulatory Care for Advanced Practice Providers



  • Diagnostic Approach to Anemia Laura Zitella, MS, RN,  ACNP-BC, AOCN


  • State of the Science: Medical Marijuana Tracey Mallick-Searle, MSN, APN-BC


  • COPD: Diagnosis and Management Elika Rad, MS, RN, NP-C


  • Managing Patients with Liver Disease, One Complication at a Time Sandip Suprai, MSN, BSN, NP-C


  • Management of Anxiety and Depression in the Ambulatory Setting  Ali Abolfazli, NP


  • Improving Cardiology Clinical Decision Making: Appropriate Use of Tests and Tools Lindsay Thomas, MS, RN, CNS


  • Serious Illness Conversation Guide Judy Passaglia, RN, CNS, ACHPN and Heather Shaw, RN, MS, NP




To Register:


Registration is now open!


                                       Day 1: https://stanford.eventready.com/events/2015AcuteTopicsAPP


                                       Day 2:  https://stanford.eventready.com/events/2015AmbulatoryTopicsAPP






Click on: CEPD Online Registration Site

Click on: Upcoming Conferences


Early Bird Registration by 8/28/15:  $159/Day

Registration after 8/28/15: $189/Day


***Must Register for each day separately***



Target Audience: Advanced Practice Providers, RNs, Pharmacists, MDs


Continuing Education Information:

Provider Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) Provider Number CEP12165

7 CE Hours for Day 1

7 CE Hours for Day 2

Stanford Hospital and Clinics is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Day 1: 7 contact hours and 4 pharmacology hours

Day 2: 7 contact hours and 2.75 pharmacology hours


This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request a total of 14 hours of AAPA Category I CME credit from the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Total number of approved credits yet to be determined.



Questions? Email AdvancedPractice@stanfordhealthcare.org


We look forward to seeing you at the conference!


Laura Zitella, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, AOCN  and Alisa Kearney, MS, NP-C

2015 Conference Co-Chairs

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