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Texas DNP Conference

When: Saturday, May 18, 2019
8:00 AM
Where: The University of Texas School of Nursing
1710 Red River St.
Austin, Texas  78712
United States
Contact: Bella Key

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Texas DNP Conference Agenda

Saturday May 18, 2019


Friday, May 17, 2019:

3:00-5:00 pm--Poster and Exhibit hall setup

5:00-7:00 pm--Networking Happy Hour at The Brick Oven  1209 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Saturday, May 18, 2019:

8:00-8:30am     --        On site registration/Poster setup

8:30-9:30am     --        Poster viewing/Exhibit hall/Networking/Breakfast

9:30-9:45am     --        Welcome by Texas DNP Board Members

9:45-10:45am   --        Keynote address-Robert Metzger, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

10:45-11:15am --        Poster viewing/Exhibit hall/Break

11:15am-12:15pm --   Breakout sessions:

Executive Roles:  Kristin Benton, DNP, RN

Advanced Practice/NP-owned practice:  Holly Jeffreys, DNP, APRN

Leadership/DNPs on Boards:  Jay Hunter, DNP, PNP

12:15-12:30pm  --      Break

12:30-2:00pm--          Lunch and Learn/DNP program directors panel. 

Moderated by Barbara Cherry, DNSc, MBA, RN, NEA-BC

Panel members:  Tonya Sawyer-McGee, DNP, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC; Kristi Feutz, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC; Kenneth Lowrance, DNP, APRN, CNS, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, FAANP; Lynn Heise DNP, RN, ACNP-BC; Lucindra Campbell-Law, PhD, APRN, ANP, PMHNP, BC; Donna L. Hamby, DNP, RN, APRN, ACNP-BC; Jane Champion, PhD, DNP, FNP, AH-PMH-CNS, FAAN, FAANP; Lisa Thomas, DNP, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, NEA-BC; Sara Gill, PhD, RN, IBCLC, FAAN; Linda R. Rounds, PhD, RN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN; Sandra Petersen, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC, PMHNP-BE, FAANP

2:00-2:15pm    --     Break

2:15-3:45pm    --     Podium Poster Presentations

3:45-4:00pm    --     Break

4:00-5:00pm--Roundtable Discussions by Interest Group


Education/Faculty:  Jane Champion, PhD, DNP, FNP, AH-PMH-CNS, FAAN, FAANP

Executive/Leadership:  Robert Walsh, DNP, RN

Advanced Practice/Policy:  Erin Perez, DNP, APRN, ANP-C, AGNP-C, ACHPN


Registration Fee:

Early Bird Pricing: $90 available until Sunday, March 31, 2019

Regular Pricing: $105 available until Wednesday, May 16, 2019

Onsite Pricing: $125 available on Saturday, May 18th from 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Cancellation Deadline:

The last day to cancel your registration and receive a refund is Friday, May 10th. The refund will be minus a $15 processing fee. 

Local Hotel Options:

Host site:  https://nursing.utexas.edu/

Visitors to UT:  https://www.utexas.edu/visitor-resources

University area hotels:  https://www.austintexas.org/places-to-stay/hotels/central/


The Trinity Garage will be open for parking - Max is roughly $18/day

There will also be street parking available 


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

TNP is the voice of Texas Nurse Practitioners dedicated to improving patient access to quality health care.