Program Schedule

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Wednesday April 27th
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
200 - GENERAL SESSION: COVID-19: The Continuum of the Global Pandemic in Primary and Acute Care
Margaret A. Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC, FNAP, NCNP Conference Chairperson, Founder/Family NP, Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, LLC, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Lawrence, MA; AND Anne Dabrow Woods, DNP, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC, FAAN; Chief Nurse of Wolters Kluwer/Health Learning, Research & Practice; Critical Care Nurse Practitioner, Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital; Clinical Adjunct Faculty, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
201 - Stretch Break/View Posters
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
203 - Lunch Break/View Posters
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
204 - Sexually Transmitted Infection Treatment Recommendations
Margaret A. Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC, FNAP, NCNP Conference Chairperson, Founder/Family NP, Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, LLC, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Lawrence, MA
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
205 - Popular Diet Trends and the Skinny on Health
Ellen Karlin, MMSc, RDN, LDN, FADA, Nutrition Consultant, Private Practice
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
206 - Acute/Emergency Care: + ANA, CRP, ESR and Sundry Inflammatory Markers
Rick Pope, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA, Speaker, Author, Consultant, Founder and Past President of the Society of PAs in Rheumatology, Danbury, CT
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
207 - Break/View Posters
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
208 - Taming Common Thyroid Disorders in Primary Care: A Case Study Approach
Christine Kessler, MN, ANP-BC, CNS, BC-ADM, FAANP, Founder, Metabolic Medicine Associates, King George, VA
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
209 - A Systematic Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Nancy R. Berman, MSN, ANP-BC, NCMP, FAANP, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Millennium Affiliated Physicians, Division of Michigan Healthcare Professionals, Farmington Hills, MI
2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
210 - The Top 20: Assess, Diagnose and Treat the Most Common Dermatology Conditions
Victor Czerkasij, MA, MSN, FNP-C, Skin Cancer and Cosmetic Dermatology, PC, Cleveland and Chattanooga, TN
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
211 - Break/View Posters
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
212 - The Science of Wound Healing
Elizabeth Faust, MSN, CRNP, CSWS, CWOCN-AP, DAPWCA, Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse Practitioner, Tower Health System, West Reading, PA, Vice President of the American Professional Wound Care Association
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
213 - GI Pharmacology: What You Need to Know
Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, ECHN Branch of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Frank H Netter, MD School of Medicine, Haven, CT
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
214 - Acute/Emergency Care: Diagnostic Approach to Patients with Proteinuria and Hematuria
Jayant Kumar, MD, Renal Medical Associates, Albuquerque, NM/Pending