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2018 Fall Conference - Beyond Clinical Competence: Business & Management Essentials for NPs
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When: November 16, 2018
Where: El Monte Sagrado
317 Kit Carson Road
Taos, New Mexico  87571
United States
Contact: Rachel Bevan
(505) 948-4115

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2018 Fall Conference
Beyond Clinical Competence: Business & Management Essentials for NPs
November 16, 2018 • El Monte Sagrado

General Information
The 2018 NMNPC fall conference will include stimulating continuing education presentations, an opportunity to network with your peers and time to enjoy northern New Mexico. Our keynote presentation will be Navigating Scope of Practice: Keeping Your Patients Safe & Your License Intact, by Dr. Carolyn Montoya

Hotel Reservations
NMNPC reserved a block of rooms at El Monte Sagrado for conference attendees. The hotel will offer these special rates three (3) days prior and three (3) days after the meeting dates, subject to availability of rooms at the time of reservation. The hotel will also waive the $25 resort fee for attendees who book a room at El Monte Sagrado, and will still provide the following resort services:

  • Daily self parking
  • Round trip luggage assistance
  • 24-hour shuttle service within 3 miles of the hotel
  • High speed internet in all guest rooms and common areas of the hotel
  • Complimentary bottled water (2 per room per day)
  • Coffee/hot tea Keurig Station in each room
  • Access to the heated salt water pool, hot tubs, and fitness center
  • Refrigerator, safe, & luxurious robes in each guest room
  • Business center with printer
  • Newspapers and coffee in the lobby
  • Local treasures area discount booklet
  • Personalized concierge service
  • Coupons good for 15% off food in the hotel restaurants and bar

To reserve a room at the El Monte Sagrado, call (855) 846-8267 and reference the New Mexico Nurse Practitioner Council Fall Conference or click here to book online. Special room rates are:

Room Type
   Single Rate
Taos Mountain Rooms, Casitas, & Native American Suites    $119.00 USD/Night 
Premier King Suites    $159.00 USD/Night
Global Suite: 2 King Bedrooms & 2 Baths    $249.00 USD/Night
Global Suite: 2 King Bedrooms & Hot Tub    $299.00 USD/Night

Note: Please book early to assure room availability and special rate. You must book a reservation prior to October 22, 2018 to receive the special rates.

CE Approval
This activity is approved for 7.5 contact hours of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 18083329. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. In addition, Horizon CME accredits the lunch presentation on November 16 for 1 CME AMA PRA Category 1 credit.

Exhibit Opportunities
Do you want to showcase your business, or know of a business that would like to showcase theirs at our conference? Click here for more information.

Registration Information
Online registration opened July 23. Register before October 13 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 their registration. Please note: 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 to be eligible for the member rate. Our venue size limits registration to 100, so register early to avoid disappointment.

NEW Opportunity: Can't make it to Taos? Join us online!
NMNPC will offer this program via webinar. If you can't make it to the in-person event, please click here to register for the webinar. You'll need an internet speed of 5.0 or higher to ensure smooth streaming.

Conference Registration Fees 
The conference registration fee includes all presentations, breakfast, lunch, and breaks. The fee also includes the NP Week Celebration dinner (Thursday, November 15) and the non-CE meal events (dinner Friday, November 16 and brunch Saturday, November 17) if you choose to attend those events.

  Students    Non-Members    Late Registration* 
Conference Registration Fee
  $150    $75      $250      Add $20

                                                              *Late registration begins October 13, 2018.

Conference Financial Assistance
NMNPC offers 2 subsidies covering the conference registration fee. The subsidies are available to members who need financial assistance to attend. For more information click here.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellation requests require email notification to NMNPC will consider conference registration refunds at our discretion for emergency situations only. If approved, refunds are subject to a $25 administrative fee. Please note: NMNPC will not consider any cancellation requests after November 9th.

Other Complimentary  & Sponsored Events

 Thursday | November 15  Friday | November 16  Saturday | November 17

7:00 PM | El Monte Sagrado Library
Celebration Dinner
Hosted by NMNPC

7:00 AM | El Monte Sagrado Sandoval Room
Breakfast Symposium
Hosted by Genentech

10:30 AM | El Monte Sagrado Sandoval Room
Brunch & Non-CE Presentation
Hosted by Gilead

A Celebration of NP Week
NMNPC will provide live music, dinner & beverages - this is a social event only!

Targeting Exacerbations in Moderate & Severe Asthma
Jill Smothers, NP

Advanced Fibrosis Due to NASH:
Unmet Medical Needs
Cindy Hartsfield, PhD

6:00 PM | El Monte Sagrado Sandoval Room
Dinner & Non-CE Presentation
Hosted by Sanofi-Genzyme

Identifying Lysosomal Storage Disorders:
Make a Diagnosis, Change a Life
Linda Spencer, RN, MSN, CPNP

Program Agenda

 Friday | November 16
 6:45 – 7:00 am



 Breakfast Symposium Hosted by Genentech (Non-CE)
 Targeting Exacerbations in Moderate & Severe Asthma
 Jill Smothers, NP


 Welcome & Announcements


 Keynote:Navigating Scope of Practice: Keeping Patients Safe & License Intact
 Carolyn Montoya, PhD, PNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

 10:00– 10:30am

 Break & Exhibits


 Update: 2019 Legislative Session & APRN Compact
 Linda Siegle, NMNPC Lobbyist


 Lunch Hosted by Horizon CME
 Early Combination Therapy in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
 Presentation accredited by Horizon CME for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
 This session is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck.
 Curtis Triplitt PharmD CDE


 Documentation! Getting Paid For What You Do & Exploring EMR’s
 Terry Peyton, RN, CCDS


 Break & Exhibits


 Case Studies: Best Practices to Avoid Malpractice
 Rebecca Kenny, JD

 Human Resources & Other Issues in Private & Group Practices
 Geoffrey Steffens, FNP-BC & Marissa Romero, Pharm D, FNP-BC


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