30th Annual Conference Handouts
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Thank you for registering for the 2018 Texas Nurse Practitioner Conference. This information is available to all registered attendees of the 30th Annual TNP Conference. Below you will find the handouts for all sessions associated with the 2018 conference. (Each session is assigned a number. These numbers are referenced in the online brochure, onsite program, online evaluation forms and CE certificates). If you do not see a link to your session or workshop, we have not yet received the handouts and they may be posted after conference.

Please note that TNP will not be providing hard copies of these materials. Therefore, if you wish to have copies of these materials during the session, please print and bring them with you to the conference. Also, WIFI will not be available in the meeting rooms, so if you plan to access handouts electronically during the session, please download them to your device before entering the meeting room.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

WS01: Pharmacology Update
WS02: Basic Suturing (additional handouts)
WS03: Medication Assisted Therapy in the Outpatient Setting
WS04: It's All in Your Head
WS05: Surviving an Active Shooter
WS06: Initiation and Adjustment of Insulin Pump - slides don't need to be printed (Print handout 1 and handout 2)
WS07: Pain Management with Auricular Therapy/Auricular Acupuncture
WS08: Safe Prescribing of Controlled Substances
WS09: Advanced Wound Closure (additional handouts)
WS10: Bumps, Rashes and Scratches: Best Practices for Pediatric Dermatologic Disorders in Primary Care - no handouts
WS11: Pain Management with Auricular Therapy/ Auricular Acupuncture
WS12**: Orthopaedic Examination of the Extremities and Spine  **Please wear comfortable clothing for active participation
WS13: To IUD or not to IUD, That is the Question
WS 14: Integrative and Functional Medicine 101: Basic Concepts Across the Lifespan


Friday, September 7, 2018

GS01: Legislative Welcome
GS02: Shortcuts to Building Relationships with Patients
F01: Emergency Management of Primary Care Conditions: When to Seek Higher Level of Care
F02: How to Confidently Prescribe Inhaled Steroids 
F03: Changes in Hormone Therapy Guidelines
F04: Understanding Substance Use Disorders and Motivating Change
F05: Peripheral Neuropathy: A Closer Look for Clinicians
F06: Can I do it? Frequently Asked Questions on NP Scope of Practice from TNP's Practice Committee
F07: Working in Urgent, Emergency and Critical Access Care: Are you Covered?
F08: Black Box Warning Medications and What the APRN Needs to Know
F09: What is This? Cutaneous and Mucosal Presentation of STDs
F10: Obesity in the Pediatric Population - Use of a Shared Medical Appointment
F11: Antibiotic Considerations in the Elderly
F12: Validation of Practice Based Evidence for Effective Management of Chronic Migraine and Occipital Neuralgia in the Post 9/11 Combat Veteran
F13: Depression and Altered Mood States in Peri and Post Menopausal Women: Understanding the Role of Sex Hormones
F14: Celiac Disease Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment: What You Need to Know About this Health Issue
F15: The NP Role in Antibiotic Stewardship: How to Say No and Fell Good About It
F16: Congenital Disorder of the Newborn: Advanced Physical Assessment Skills for Early Identification of Genomic Conditions
F17: The NP Role in APS Challenges in the Aged Population
F18: The NP Role in the Opioid and Prescription Crisis
F19: Understanding Syncope: Diagnosis, Risk Assessment and Treatment
F20: The Changing Epidemiology of Clostridium Difficile
F21: Everything You Need to Know When Obtaining A Sexual History and How to Ask
F22: Learning From the Past: Vaccine Challenges
F23: Care Expectations: Bridging the Care of Migraine from the Clinic to the ED
F24: How to Prepare for a Deposition or Being Subpoenaed for Testimony in Court or before the Board of Nursing

Saturday, September 8, 2018

S25: Understanding Ventricular Arrhythmias
S26: Multifaceted Smoking Cessation Strategies
S27: Human Trafficking - Identifying and Treating Victims in the Clinical Setting
S28: Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
S29: Polypharmacy for the Geriatric Client
S30: The Modern Practice
S31: Hi, I'm Calling about the Patient in Room...
S32: Dangers of Fainting
S33: Recognizing and Treating Chronic Venous Insufficiency
S34: Evaluation & Treatment of Depression & Anxiety in Primary Care
S35: Appraising the Evidence: Research, Clinical Trials, and Practice Guidelines
S36: Billing and Coding
S37: Nurse Practitioners Need to Know: Facts about Near Death Experiences
Membership Luncheon: Agenda, Minutes
S38: Medication Adherence Issues in the Primary Care Setting
S39: Breaking the Cycle of Intimate Partner Violence- The Role of the Advanced Practice Nurse in Screening for IPV
S40: Successfully Engaging with Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
S41: Caring for the Greatest Generation...Season 2
S42: Texas Law and the NP Scope of Practice: What Can I Do?
S43: Pleural Fluid Analysis Back to Basics
S44: Glioblastoma: Clinical Presentation and Management
S45: Overcoming Obesity: Current Trends in Obesity Management 
S46: Pediatric Syncope
S47: ICU Survivorship: Breathing Easy
S48: What's Up with the Prescription Monitoring Drug Program and Why Do I Need it Now?
S49: The Use of Procalcitonin to Improve Antibiotic Stewardship
S50: Influenza: What We Need to Know
S51: Providing Gender Affirming Primary Care in Family
S52: The Mental Health Crisis on Campus: What Do NPs Need to Know?
S53: You've Come Along Way Baby: Pacemakers and ICDs (Additional Handout)
S54: A Win-Win Situation: Improving Healthcare Through Nurse Practitioner Led Innovations in Telehealth

Sunday, September 9, 2018

GS03: The 85th Legislative Session
GS04: Jurisprudence for Advanced Practice Nurses in Texas
GS05: Comprehensive Care in COPD


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