Entry into Practice: From RN to NP
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Entry into Practice: From RN to NP

Due to an overwhelming response of registrations, we have reached maximum capacity at this event! However, we plan to make it an annual conference that we hope to see you at next year - if not before at Fall Conference.

When: 6/01/2018
7:30 AM
Where: Embassy Suites
1001 E McCarty Ln
San Marcos, Texas  78666
United States
Contact: Bella Key

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As a new or recent graduate of an NP program, please join us on June 1, 2018 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 31, 2018

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.



Friday | June1, 2018

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


10:45 – 11:00 a.m.


11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Entering into the NP Role - Panel Discussion John Gonzalez, Peggy Ostrander, Jolene Zych and Kim Oas, Janet Sumner. Moderated by Sheri Innerarity

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Coding, Billing and Charting – Veronica Pike


2:00 – 2:15 p.m.


2:15 – 3:15 p.m. 

Don’t Become a Malpractice Case Study – Roxanne Filson


3:15 – 3:30 p.m.



3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Negotiating Contracts for Employment and Other Legal Issues – Griffin Mulcahey


$85 for members
$175 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 approved for 5.45 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 18043179. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.


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-20180531/index.jhtml or by calling 1-800embassy. 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 $149 single/double/triple or quad and is based on availability through Thursday, May 10, 2018.


Cancellation Policy:

Entry into Practice: From RN to NP cancellations must be made in writing no later than May 18, 2018. 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 18, 2018. 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.