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Webinar - NMNPC  2018 Annual Conference

Join us at the NMNPC 2018 annual conference via webinar. NMNPC is now offering Thursday and Friday ONLY of this program via webinar.

4/26/2018 to 4/27/2018
When: April 26-27, 2018
Where: Online
United States
Contact: Rachel Bevan
(505) 948-4115

Online registration is closed.
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NMNPC 2018 Annual Conference
April 26-27, 2018




General Information

The 2018 NMNPC annual conference is now available via webinar. NMNPC is now offering Thursday and Friday ONLY of this program via webinar.Take advantage of this high quality educational opportunity via webinar. You'll need an internet speed of 5.0 mbps or higher to ensure smooth streaming.

CE Approval

This activity is approved for 22.25 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 10.42 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 18023072. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.

***Notice - Although the program is approved for 22.25 contact hours, the max contact hours one can earn via webinar is 15.25 contact hours***

Registration Information

Registration opened January 21st. Register by March 29th 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 pursuing additional education 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.

Conference Registration Fees 

Members Students Non-Members Late Registration*
Two Day Registration
   $300    $200      $400      Add $40

                                                                     *Late registration begins March 29, 2018.

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 April 12th.

Preliminary Agenda

 Thursday | April 26  Friday | April 27
7:50 – 8:00 am 7:30 – 7:40 am
Welcome & Morning Announcements 
Welcome & Morning Announcements
8:00 – 9:00 am 7:40 – 8:40 am
Keynote Presentation: Humor In The Workplace, The Healing Power of Laughter
Diana Jordan
Chemotherapy – New Treatment, Myoclonic Treatment & Long Term Effects
Pranshu Bansal, MD
9:00 – 10:00 am 8:40 – 9:40 am
Hearing Loss/Hearing Rehabilitation
Ready, Set, PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV)
Renee Mercier, PharmD
10:00 –10:30 am 9:40 – 10:10 am
Break Break
10:30 –11:30 am 10:10 –11:10 am
Breast Health
Katherine Lee, MD
The Science Behind Essential Oils
Melissa Rietz, FNP-BC
11:30 am – 12:00 pm 11:10 am –12:10 pm
NMNPC Membership Meeting
Sam Conley, FNP-BC
NMNPC President
Lipid Guidelines: Who, What & How Low?
Anita Ralstin, FNP-BC
12:00 – 1:00 pm 12:10 –1:10 pm
Lunch Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 pm 1:10 – 2:10 pm
Dementia: More Than Just The Memories
Rosemary Henrich, DNP, FNP-BC & Amelia Schreibman, DNP, ANP-BC
What's New in Type 2 Diabetes?
Jessica Conklin, PharmD & Luis Gonzalez, PharmD
2:00 – 3:00 pm 2:10 – 3:10 pm
Hospice Care
Jairon Johnson, MD
Hospice Card Handout
Antihypertensive Drugs - What's New
Robert Orchard, MD
3:00 – 3:30 pm 3:10 – 3:40 pm
Break Break
3:30 – 4:00 pm 3:40 – 5:40 pm
Keeping Up With the New Mexico Legislature
Linda Siegle, JD
AANP CE Series: Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives
Randall Hudspeth, PhD, MBA, MS, BSN
4:00 – 5:30 pm

Current Regulatory And Professional Issues, Relevant to Nurse Practitioner

Moderator: Linda Siegle, JD
Panel: Peter Ryba, PharmD (PMP), Anita Ralstin, FNP (AANP Representative)


NM Health Care Workforce Committee

The Committee's informative report presents data & analysis from the licensing boards of healthcare professionals (including NPs) in NM. Click here for the full report.

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