Central Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association

Call for Abstracts 2-1-2020 Annual CANPA Conference

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

“Acquiring Tools to Solidify Your Practice” - Call for Abstracts and Vendors

Date: Saturday February 1, 2020    Abstract due November 30, 2019

Location: Bradley Lecture Center, Children’s of Alabama

Due date for abstracts: November 30, 2019   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. Develop coding skills across the lifespan.
    2. Discuss non-narcotic pharmacological medications for pain management.
    3. Formulate mitigation strategies for reducing opioid analgesic risk.
    4. Explain multiple strategies effective in reducing substance abuse.
    5. Enhance care of patients across the lifespan.
    6. Provide legislative and practice updates for nurse practitioners in Alabama.


  • CANPA is seeking dynamic and evidenced based lectures on the following topics:
    1. Pharmacology and other interventions directly related to reducing use of narcotics
      • Vaping consequences
      • Pro/cons CBD Oil
      • Related Pediatric topics
    2. Other Topics will be considered
      • Legislative Updates
      • Self Help for NPs
      • Behavioral Interventions
      • Transgender Care
      • Case Studies
      • Other
  • Vendors are welcome and may offer to:
    1. Exhibit $500
    2. Sponsor a break and exhibit $750
    3. Sponsor a meal and exhibit $1000