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Central Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association

Pharmacology of Prevention and Chronic Disease Management - Call for Abstracts and Vendors

Posted 10 months ago by Susan Appel

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Central Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association (CANPA) Annual CE Day:

Pharmacology of Prevention and Chronic Disease Management - Call for Abstracts and Vendors

Date: Saturday February 3, 2018    Abstracts are due September 1, 2017

Location: Samford University, Birmingham, AL –

Due date for abstracts: Send to:  canpaabstracts@gmail.com

Questions contact Susan Appel sjappel@ua.edu or 205-541-6778

Preference given to:

  • Speakers who are Nurse Practitioners
  • Members of CANPA and/or Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama (NPAA)
  • Conference Objectives:
    1. Define levels of prevention (e.g., premortal, primary, secondary and tertiary).
    2. Discuss pharmacological medication plans for each level of prevention.
    3. Explain multiple strategies effective in risk reduction.
    4. Provide legislative and practice updates for nurse practitioners in Alabama.

 

  • CANPA is seeking dynamic and evidenced based lectures on the following topics:
    1. Pharmacology directly related to risk reduction.
      • Dyslipidemia
      • Pre-diabetes
      • Diabetes
      • Hypertension
      • Heart and vascular Disease
      • Obesity
      • Nutrition
      • Smoking Cessation
      • Anticoagulation
      • Vaccines
      • COPD
      • GI Dysfunction
    2. Other Topics will be considered
      • Legislative Updates
      • Self Help for NPs
      • Behavioral Interventions
      • Case Studies
  • Vendors are welcome and may offer to:
    1. Exhibit $250
    2. Sponsor a break and exhibit $350
    3. Sponsor a meal and exhibit $450 Sponsor a Scholarship/ Award and exhibit $500