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Handouts

A conference syllabus will not be provided. All participants are asked to print or save their own handouts. No handouts will be provided on site. A link to the handouts will be e-mailed to each paid registrant one week prior to the conference. MU Nursing Outreach only provides the link to handouts to paid registrants of this conference. Accordingly, please do not share this link. If someone needs the link, they should call our office at 573-882-0215.

We ask all speakers to submit handouts. If there are no handouts posted, that means the speaker did not submit them by the due date. If we receive handouts after the due date, they will be posted as we get them. You may want to check for any handouts that are currently missing, prior to the conference. Some speakers bring handouts on the day of the event. Handouts will remain up at least two weeks after the event.

Requirements for successful completion

  • Learners must attend and be paid in full
  • Learners must participate in any individual or small group activities
  • Learners must complete the online evaluation form

Group discount

If you have three or more people registering from your organization please call our office, 573-882-0215, for group discount information.

CE certificates

A certificate of completion is provided to all conference participants who are paid in full and complete the conference evaluation form. If you are not paid in full, your CE credit will be awarded upon payment in full.

Lost certificates may be replaced with a written request to the Nursing Outreach office for a fee of $10 per certificate. We will need your name (exact same name that you used for registering) and the date and title of the conference you attended.

Registration cancellation and substitution

We understand that circumstances may arise that require you to cancel or send a substitute. If you cancel your attendance five or more business days before the conference, your registration fee will be refunded, less a $25 processing fee. You may send a substitute at any time. Please notify the Nursing Outreach office of any registration changes prior to the conference to facilitate the check-in process.

Please note that upon submitting your registration, you are responsible for paying the full registration fee, whether or not you actually attend the conference, unless your registration is canceled at least five business days prior to the conference. All cancellation notices must be in writing; e-mail notification is acceptable.

Responsibility

If you register without paying, you are responsible for payment whether or not you attend the conference unless you cancel at least five business days before the conference.

Program changes and cancellations

Nursing Outreach reserves the right to make changes in content and speakers, or to cancel programs if enrollment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond our control prevail. Every effort will be made to contact each enrollee if a program is cancelled. In the event of cancellation, registration fees are automatically refunded in full. You will be notified one week prior to the activity date, and a full refund will be sent to you. MU will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants including, but not limited to, airline cancellation charges or hotel deposits.

Commercial support

When commercial support is received for an educational activity, the conference planning committee maintains complete control over the selection of content and speakers. Acceptance of commercial support does not imply approval or endorsement of any product.

Taping

Taping by attendees is not allowed at any educational activities sponsored by Nursing Outreach.

Tax deduction

Your expenditure for this activity may qualify you for a Lifetime Learning federal tax credit. Tax deduction information regarding continuing education expenses is available from the IRS or tax advisors (Treasury Regulation 1.162.5).

Notes

  • Participants are asked to set their cellphones on vibrate or silent and to exit the meeting room for all calls.
  • Please bring a sweater or jacket due to variations in temperature and personal preferences.
  • MU complies with the guidelines set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you have special needs as addressed by the ADA and need special assistance with this or any portion of the learning process, please notify us as soon as possible. Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate your needs.
  • Please contact the Nursing Outreach Office at nursingoutreach@missouri.edu or 573-882-0215, if you need special dietary considerations.
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New this year

Special invitation to healthcare administrators (hospital, LTC, physician practices), office managers and APRNs to attend the Wednesday evening pre-conference: Coding and Billing

Face to face and online

  • Collaborative Practice and Negotiating Employment
  • Show Me the Money: Ensuring Fiscal Viability
  • Billing and Coding for LTC, Psychiatric, Acute Care and Primary Care Services

Second Annual Advanced Practice Assessment and Skills Workshop

Both the regular conference and preconference are designed to assist DNP students and current APRNs to practice to the full extent of their education and training.

  • March 15 to 17, 2017

Pre-conference at Sinclair School of Nursing

Main conference at Peachtree Banquet Center, 120 E. Nifong, Columbia

Cost

  • $105 pre-conference (on site)
  • $90 preconference (online)
  • $200 Day one
  • $200 Day two
  • $375 Days 1-2
  • There will be a materials fee of $120 for those choosing the suturing workshops (sutures and suturing kit are yours to keep).

Purpose

The purpose of the Advanced Practice Assessment and Skills Workshop (regular conference) is to enhance the knowledge and skills of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in all settings regarding how to assess, manage and treat commonly occurring health disorders across the lifespan. Hands-on workshops will be offered for advanced chest, abdominal and skeletal X-ray interpretation as well as basic and advance suturing. Topics will focus on the entire lifespan, including opioid addiction, chronic pain, ADHD, autism, geriatric mental health issues, common cardiac conditions, infectious diseases, antibiotic stewardship, skin assessment, and wound care techniques.

Target audience

  • Acute and primary care FNPs
  • Acute and primary care PNPs
  • Adult/gero and pediatric CNSs
  • Psychiatric mental health NPs and CNSs
  • Emergency department nurses
  • Long-term care providers.

The preconference may also be of interest to:

  • Hospital and nursing home administrators (CE credit for NHA as well as RNs/APRNs)
  • Physician practices and office managers.

Coding and billing pre-conference agenda

Attendance at the preconference can be either face-to-face or online. Please register for your choice.

4:30 p.m.
Check-in

  • Box dinner

5:15 p.m.
Welcome and Introductions

  • Cindy Stephens, MS(N), RN, nurse planner, MU Nursing Outreach
  • Jane Bostick, PhD, RN, PMHCNS, coordinator DNP PMHNP track; chair, MSN/DNP curriculum committee, MU Sinclair School of Nursing

5:30 p.m.
Missouri Collaborative Practice Law and Negotiating Employment

  • Nancy Birtley, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC, assistant teaching professor, MU Sinclair School of Nursing and owner, Psychiatric Consultation Services, St Louis
  • This presentation will review required components for Collaborative Practice Agreements in the state of Missouri. Important topics of discussion for negotiating employment will also be reviewed.

6 p.m.
Show Me the Money: Ensuring Fiscal Viability

  • Angela Miller, CPC, CEMC, CPMA,CPC-I, ROCC, CCS-P, associate director of professional coding and revenue, University Physicians, University of Missouri
  • Employing an advanced practice nurse can significantly improve the quality of care and increase the revenue base of a practice. This presentation will include guidelines, regulations and tips related to APRN billing for services provided.

7 p.m.
Break

7:15 p.m.
Documentation for Billing and Coding for LTC, Psychiatric, Acute Care and Primary Care Services

  • Angela Miller, CPC, CEMC, CPMA,CPC-I, ROCC, CCS-P, associate director of professional coding and revenue, University Physicians, University of Missouri
  • Proper billing and coding is important to ensure appropriate reimbursement for services rendered. This presentation will discuss necessary documentation for billing in the acute care, primary care, long term care, and psychiatric setting.

8:45 p.m.
Adjourn

Conference agenda day one

7:15 a.m.
Check-in

  • Breakfast

7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions

  • Cindy Stephens, MS(N), RN, nurse plannerclinical instructor, MU Sinclair School of Nursing,
  • Jane Bostick, PhD, RN, PMHCNS BC, coordinator DNP PMHNP track, chair, MSN/DNP curriculum committee, MU Sinclair School of Nursing

8 a.m.
Opioid Addiction: Prescribing Opioids (Rx 45 mins)

  • Bridget Early, MD, Namaste Healthcare, Ashland
  • This presentation will discuss the neurobiology for the disease model of addiction along with the epidemiology for opioid addiction. Treatment options will be explored including use of medication-assisted treatment. The issues to consider when working with an addicted person for pain control, surgery or breastfeeding will also be covered. Best practices for recovery and managing the complications typically encountered by those striving toward abstinence will be included.

9:45 a.m.
Beverage Break

10 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions

Choose one.

A) DSM-5 Update

  • Nancy Birtley, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC, assistant teaching professor, MU Sinclair School of Nursing and owner, Psychiatric Consultation Services, St Louis
  • This presentation will review the history of the DSM and how to use this valuable resource. In addition, recent changes from the DSM-IV-TR will be highlighted.

B) Advanced Wound Management (Rx 30 mins)

  • Carolyn Crumley, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, adjunct instructor of nursing, MU Sinclair School of Nursing; wound, ostomy and continence nurse, St Luke's East Hospital, Lee's Summit
  • This session will differentiate the assessment and treatment of chronic wounds, including pressure injuries, diabetic/neuropathic foot ulcers and lower extremity wounds related to venous and arterial disease. Topical pharmaceutical agents and adjunctive therapy options will be discussed.

12 noon
Hosted Luncheon

1 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

Choose one. A fifteen minute break is included.

C) Basic Suturing (Rx 15 mins)

  • Laura Kuensting, DNP, APRN, PCNS-BC, CPNP, CPEN, APRN, Children's Mercy Hospital, St Louis and DNP program director, associate teaching professor, College of Nursing, University of Missouri, St Louis
  • This hands-on workshop will review basic skin anatomy, the etiology of wounds, and major factors affecting wound healing. Appropriate wound anesthesia, cleansing methods and indications for various wound repair techniques will be discussed. Each participant will practice and perform basic wound repair techniques including basic, interrupted sutures, running sutures, flap laceration and dog-ear repairs.

D) Psychiatric/Mental Health Across the Lifespan (Rx 3hrs)

  • There are two components to this concurrent session.
  • Prescribing Practices for Children and Adolescents with Behavioral Disorders
    • Ravi Shankar, MD, assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry, MU School of Medicine
    • Common causes of disruptive behavior in children and adolescents will be discussed along with identifying best treatments (e.g., medications, psychotherapy) for each disorder. The common side effects of medications used in treating disruptive behavior will be included.
  • Geriatric Mental Health: Pharmacologic and Non-Pharmacologic Management
    • Nancy Birtley, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHNP-BC, assistant teaching professor, MU Sinclair School of Nursing and owner, Psychiatric Consultation Services, St Louis
    • This presentation will review common mental health concerns in the geriatric population. Non-pharmacological and pharmacological interventions will be discussed, with special consideration of CMS regulations in long term care facilities.

5 p.m.
Adjourn

Conference agenda, day two

7:15 a.m.
Check-in

  • Breakfast

7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions

  • Cindy Stephens, MS(N), RN, nurse plannerclinical instructor, MU Sinclair School of Nursing,
  • Jane Bostick, PhD, RN, PMHCNS BC, coordinator DNP PMHNP track, chair, MSN/DNP curriculum committee, MU Sinclair School of Nursing

8 a.m.
Advanced Concepts in Cardiac Care for the Primary Care Provider (Rx 15 mins)

  • Brian Bostick, MD, PhD, assistant professor of clinical medicine, cardiovascular medicine, MU School of Medicine
  • This talk will highlight the most common cardiac complaints encountered by advanced practice registered nurses in the outpatient setting. Advanced diagnostic pearls and strategies for complaints such as chest pain, palpitations, syncope and pre-op clearance will be discussed. Special focus on algorithms, guidelines and apps that can help the primary provider practice at the top of their game.

9:45 a.m.
Beverage Break

10 a.m.
Advanced Chest, Abdominal and Skeletal X-Ray Interpretation

  • Laura Kuensting, DNP, APRN, PCNS-BC, CPNP, CPEN, APRN, Children's Mercy Hospital, St Louis and DNP program director, associate teaching professor, College of Nursing, University of Missouri, St Louis
  • Shelby Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CLNC, assistant teaching professor
  • Miriam Butler, DNP, NP-C, FNP, MU Sinclair School of Nursing
  • Improve your skills at reading X-rays of the chest, extremities, and abdomen. Basic radiologic science will be reviewed in addition to discussion of how to develop methodical approaches for reading images which lead to greater diagnostic accuracy.

12 noon
Hosted Luncheon

1 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

Choose one.

A) Advanced Suturing (Rx 15 mins)

  • Laura Kuensting, DNP, APRN, PCNS-BC, CPNP, CPEN, APRN
  • Participants will practice and demonstrate advanced techniques for suturing, adhesive, and staple insertion and removal. This workshop will include the following types of sutures – horizontal mattress, vertical mattress, subcutaneous and subcuticular suture techniques.

B) Infectious Diseases and Antibiotic Stewardship (Rx 50 mins)

  • Lila Pennington, DNP, FNP/GNP-BC, assistant teaching professor, MU Sinclair School of Nursing
  • This presentation will discuss the current guidelines for prescribing and monitoring antibiotic use to improve patient outcomes and help reduce antibiotic resistance. The evidence for antibiotic stewardship focuses on targeted antibiotics, syndrome-specific interventions and rapid diagnostic testing, all of which will be included.

3:15 p.m.
Beverage Break

3:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

Choose one

C) Basic Nerve Blocks, I & D Abscess, Punch Biopsy (Rx 15 mins)

  • Laura Kuensting, DNP, APRN, PCNS-BC, CPNP, CPEN, APRN
  • This hands- on session will demonstrate best practices for these simple office procedures and allow time for practice by the participants.

D) Post-Menopausal Genitourinary Syndrome (Rx 20 mins)

  • Sara Revelle, MS(N), APRN, FNP/GNP-BC, adjunct instructor of nursing, MU Sinclair School of Nursing; Nurse Practitioner, Boone Medical Group South, Columbia
  • Genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), formerly known as atrophic vaginitis, has a significant negative impact on a woman's quality of life. While vasomotor symptoms of menopause eventually resolve, GSM persists and worsens with time. Learn how to recognize, treat, and communicate with patients about this common and under-recognized condition.

5 p.m.
Adjourn

Registration

  • Online
    Register online
  • Mail
    Nursing Outreach
    S266 School of Nursing Building
    Columbia, MO 65211-4120
  • Fax
    573-884-8278

Location and lodging

The preconference on Wednesday evening, March 15 will be held at Sinclair School of Nursing, Room S342. Parking will be in the Main Hospital Garage on Monk Drive.

The conference on March 16 & 17 will be held at Peachtree Banquet Center, 120 E. Nifong, Suite D, Columbia, MO, 65205. Should you need to be reached during the activity, the phone number for Peachtree is 573-875-6608.

A block of rooms at the special rate of $99 has been reserved for the evenings of March 15-16, 2017 until February 15, 2017 at the Stoney Creek Hotel, located at 2601 S. Providence Road, Columbia, MO, 65203. After this date, rooms will be on a space available basis only. To make reservations, please call 1-800-659-2220. Be sure to ask for the MU Advanced Practice Assessment and Skills room block. The hotel is located just off Providence Road, 1.5 miles north of the Peachtree Banquet Center where the conference will be held. Participants are responsible for making their own reservations and guaranteeing reservations with a credit card.

Accreditation

Nursing
University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Midwest Multistate Division Provider Number MO1019-7

Up to 3.0 contact hours will be awarded for the preconference. 7.5 contact hours including up to 4.25 Rx hours will be awarded for Day 1 and 7.5 contact hours including up to 1.41 Rx hours will be awarded for Day 2, depending on conference sessions attended. This approval is reciprocal in all states and for all specialty organizations that recognize the ANCC approval process.

Nursing Home Administrators
The coding and billing preconference on March 15 has been approved for 3 A hours by the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators.

Planning committee

  • Nancy Birtley, DNP, APRN, APMHCNS-BC, assistant teaching professor
  • Jane Bostick, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, teaching professor
  • Shirley J. Farrah, PhD, RN-BC, assistant dean, MU Nursing Outreach and teaching professor
  • Robin C. Harris, DNP, RN, assistant teaching professor and director, DNP Program
  • Cynthia S. Stephens, MS(N), RN, nurse planner/clinical instructor, MU Nursing Outreach
  • Shelby Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CLNC, assistant teaching professor