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2017 Fall Conference: Recognizing & Treating Sexual Health Issues Across the Life Span

 Export to Your Calendar 11/17/2017
When: November 17, 2017
Where: Inn at Loretto
211 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, New Mexico  87501
United States
Contact: Rachel Bevan, RN, BSN
(505) 948-4115

Online registration is available until: 11/10/2017
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NMNPC Fall Conference

Recognizing & Treating Sexual Health Issues Across the Life Span

November 17, 2017

General Information

NMNPC's 2017 fall conference celebrating NP Week will be held at the Inn and Spa at Loretto in Santa Fe, NM. The fall conference will focus on screening, treating and providing support to victims of sexual assault.

This education activity is pending approval by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners of up to 9.0 contact hours of accredited education.


Registration Information

Registration will open July 15th. Register by October 13th to avoid late registration fee (use the register link above left). Student members are eligible for a significantly reduced registration fee but must submit a letter from their program director confirming student status in an NP program to finalize registration (NPs in a program to receive an advanced degree or an additional certification are not eligible for the student rate). If you're not already a member of NMNPC, you may join now and be eligible for the member registration fee. Registration will be limited to 100 so register early to avoid disappointment.

Members Students Non-Members Late Registration*
Conference Registration Fee
   $150    $50      $250        add $20

          *Late registration begins October 13, 2017.

The conference registration fee includes all 9 hours of presentations, breakfast, lunch, and breaks. The fee also includes dinner on Thursday (November 16th) and Friday (November 17th). Students who wish to attend the dinner on Thursday must purchase a dinner ticket due to the nominal registration fee paid. Registration is limited to members only until August 8th, then will open to non-members.

Cancellation Policy

  • All cancellation requests require email notification to
  • Conference registration refunds will be considered at the discretion of NMNPC for emergency situations only.
  • If approved, refunds will be subject to a $25 administrative fee.
  • No cancellation requests will be considered after October 27th.

Conference Agenda

Thursday, November 16th

6:00 – 8:00 pm
Evening Dinner Reception: Celebrating NP Week

Friday, November 17th

 Time Title Presentation Speaker


Keynote: The Healthcare Provider's Response to Human Trafficking

Shalon Nienow, MD


Mind-Body-Spirit Techniques for Patients: Breath

Melissa Rietz, CNP




Intimate Partner Violence: Intervention & Prevention

Amy Weiss, DNP, FNP


Mind-Body-Spirit Techniques for Patients: Herbs

Melissa Rietz, CNP


Human Trafficking: Understanding the Culture & Interviewing Victims

Detective Kyle Hartsock and Kyle Woods


Mind-Body-Spirit Techniques for Patients: Essential Oils

Melissa Rietz, CNP


Lunch Presentation: Misuse, Abuse & Diversion of Prescription Drugs (Sponsored by Southwest Labs)

Roberto Saenz


Sex Trafficking: Identification & Treatment



Mind-Body-Spirit Techniques for Patients: Nutritional Supplements

Melissa Rietz, CNP


Healthcare Recommendations for Patients with a Recent History of Sexual Assault

Jen Robinson, CNP, CNM, MS & Gail Starr, ADN, BS, MSCJA


Mind-Body-Spirit Techniques for Patients: Food

Melissa Rietz, CNP





Resources & Referrals for Victims of Sexual Assault

Jen Robinson, CNP, CNM, MS & Gail Starr, ADN, BS, MSCJA


Mind-Body-Spirit Techniques for Patients: Mantras

Melissa Rietz, CNP


Building an Integrated Successful Buprenorphine/Naloxone (Suboxone) Treatment Program Within Multiple Sites

Minda Jaramillo, MSSA


Mind-Body-Spirit Techniques for Patients: Yoga

Melissa Rietz, CNP

Presentation Handouts
Coming soon!

Hotel Reservations

Your special conference rate at the Inn and Spa at Loretto is $119/night plus tax and valet parking has been reduced to $5 for the day of the conference. 

To reserve a room at the Inn and Spa at Loretto, call (866) 582-1646 or click here to book online. To receive the group rate, guests must mention either the group name, Nurse Practitioners Council Annual Meeting, or you may refer to the group code (171116NURS).

Our room block is very limited so reserve early!

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