2019 Entry into Practice: From RN to NP
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Join us for this years Entry into Practice: From RN to NP

 Export to Your Calendar 5/31/2019
When: 5/31/2019
7:30 AM
Where: Embassy Suites
1001 E McCarty Ln
San Marcos, Texas  78666
United States
Contact: Bella Key

Online registration is available until: 5/24/2019
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As a student, new or recent graduate of an NP program, or seasoned NP who would like a refresher, please join us on May 31, 2019 at The Embassy Suites in San Marcos, for a one-day conference to prepare you to successfully begin your new role as a Nurse Practitioner! 

Essential information will be provided throughout the day including speaker presentations on the topics below:


Thursday | May 30, 2019

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.



Friday | May 31, 2019

7:30 – 8:30 am

Registration - Coffee and Tea Service to be provided


8:30 – 8:45 am

Welcome and Introductions - Robert Metzger


8:45 – 9:30 a.m.

Application and Licensure Check List (DEA, Certification) - Gendy Joiner-Rogers

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.


9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Licensure and Prescriptive Authority - Board of Nursing Update - Jolene Zych and Nicole Buckingham


10:45 – 11:00 a.m.


11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Coding, Billing and Charting - Holly Jeffreys

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Transitioning into the NP Role - Panel Discussion - John Gonzalez, Janet Sumner, and Christopher McLarty. Moderated by Sheri Innerarity


2:30 – 2:45 p.m.


2:45 – 3:45 p.m. 

Don’t Become a Malpractice Case Study – Roxanne Filson


3:45 – 4:00 p.m.



4:00– 5:00 p.m.

Negotiating Contracts for Employment and Other Legal Issues – Griffin Mulcahey


$95 for members
$185 for non-members

Consider becoming a member of TNP and save on registration and enjoy a full year of TNP benefits. 


Continuing Education: 

This activity is pending approval by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.


Professional Headshots:

Interested in a professional headshot? A professional photographer will be available on Friday, May 31 at Entry to Practice during the lunch hour and the afternoon breaks. No appointments are necessary. You will receive a digital image of your professional photo 2-3 weeks after the conference via email. Photos are $25 - purchase here. Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity, as it will beneficial when you enter the professional workplace. 

Hotel Information:

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Marcos Hotel Conference Center & Spa at 1001 E McCarty Ln, San Marcos, TX 78666.

Contact Embassy Suites and make your reservations today! Reservations may be made either online at http://embassysuites.hilton.com/en/es/groups/personalized/S/SNMESES-TNP-20190530/index.jhtml by calling 512-392-6450 and using group code TNP. Be sure to reference TNP when making the reservation.

Sleeping rooms are spacious 2 room suites with a mini kitchenette with wet bar, microwave and refrigerator. The hotel provides complimentary in the Atrium to all overnight hotel guests: cooked to order breakfast and an evening reception with light snacks and beverages. Self parking is complimentary for hotel guests and conference attendees and valet parking is available for $12. 

The negotiated room rate is $152 single/double/triple or quad and is based on availability through Thursday May 9, 2019.


Cancellation Policy:

Entry into Practice: From RN to NP cancellations must be made in writing no later than May 17, 2019. Send requests to Bella Key at bella@texasnp.org or via mail at 4425 S MoPac, Building III, Suite 405, Austin, TX 78735. Cancellations can also be faxed to (512) 291-6225. All cancellations are subject to a $15 processing fee. NO CANCELLATIONS will be accepted after May 17, 2019. Cancellation refunds will be issued within 1-3 weeks.

Contact Us

Texas Nurse Practitioners
4425 S. Mopac, Building III
Suite 405 Austin, TX 78735
P: 512.291.6224
F: 512.291.6225

Our Mission

The voice of Texas Nurse Practitioners dedicated to improving patient access to quality health care.