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2020 Spring Conference - RESCHEDULED to August

Due to the extraordinary circumstances associated with COVID-19 in New Mexico and surrounding states, the NMNPC spring conference has been rescheduled. We have moved the spring conference from April 23rd-25th to August 2rd-4th at Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town.

 Export to Your Calendar 8/2/2020 to 8/4/2020
Where: Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
800 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico  87104
United States
Contact: Rachel Bevan
505-948-4115


Online registration is available until: 7/25/2020
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NMNPC

2020 Spring Conference
August 2 - August 4 • Hotel Albuquerque




 

General Information

Due to the extraordinary circumstances associated with COVID-19 in New Mexico and surrounding states, NMNPC rescheduled our spring conference from April 23rd-25th to August 2rd-4th at Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town.
 
We've moved all current conference registrations to the new dates. If your schedule does not permit you to attend during the new dates, we'll issue a full refund (and wave the usual $25 cancelation fee) until April 23. Please send an email requesting cancellation to Rachel Bevan by April 23. If you made hotel reservations those are transferred to the new corresponding conference dates in August. Hotel Albuquerque will send you a conformation email once they have made these changes. If you have a scheduling conflict, and will not be able to attend, you will need to contact the hotel directly to cancel your reservation. You can reach Hotel Albuquerque at (866) 505-7829. Ask to be connected to reservations.

 

The 2020 NMNPC Spring Conference (re-scheduled to August - see above) will include stimulating continuing education presentations, hands-on workshops, an opportunity to network with your peers, and time to enjoy historic Old Town in Albuquerque. Our keynote presentation will be Difficult Conversations: What NPs Need to Know by Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN. Dr. Anne Katz is the certified sexuality counselor and Clinical Nurse Specialist at CancerCare Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. Dr. Katz is the immediate past editor of the Oncology Nursing Forum, the premier research journal of the Oncology Nursing Society. She was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in 2014. She is also the Vice President for CANO, the Canadian Association for Oncology Nursing. Dr. Katz is the author of 13 books for health care providers and health care consumers on the topics of illness and sexuality, as well as cancer survivorship.

Conference Information

Register by June 27th to avoid a late registration fee (use the register link upper 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.

Workshops

New this year, are six workshops that have been added to the conference schedule. Thank you to the NMNPC Board of Directors who wished to include these advanced-level workshops on a number of popular topics including suturing, EKG interpretation, and more. Designed to support in-depth discussion and hands-on learning opportunities, workshops are subject to an additional fee of $125 for members, and $175 fee for non-members. To view the 2020 workshops click here.

CE Approval

Spring Conference August 2nd -4th - This education activity is pending approval by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners of up to 22.5 contact hours of accredited education.

Workshops
Basic Suturing -
This activity is approved for 3.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 20024131. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

EKG Interpretation - This activity is approved for 3.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 20024133. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Punch and Shave Biopsies - This activity is approved for 3.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 20024134. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

X Ray Interpretation - This activity is approved for 3.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 20024135. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Stop Child Trafficking in Your Community: Become an ACT Advocate - This activity is approved for 3.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 20024132. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Conference Registration Fees


   Members     Students  Non- Members Late Registration*
Full Conference Registration  
$450 $300 $600 Add $60
Two-day Registration  
$300 $200 $400 Add $40
OPTIONAL Workshops - Saturday MORNING August 1st         
Basic Suturing Workshop   $125*  $125*  $175*  
EKG Interpretation Workshop   $125*  $125*  $175*  
Workshops - Saturday AFTERNOON August 1st         
Punch and Shave Biopsies Workshop   $125*
 $125*  $175*  
X Ray Interpretation Workshop    $125*  $125*  $175*  
 Workshops - Wednesday MORNING August 5th          
Basic SuturingWorkshop    $125*  $125*  $175*  
Stop Child Trafficking in Your Community: Become an ACT Advocate 
 $125  $125  $175  


Late registration begins 
June 26, 2020. Online registration closes July 25, 2020.

*Cost includes all materials for class (suturing boards, bound handouts, etc.)

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests require email notification to contact@NMNPC.org. 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 July 3rd.

 

Hotel Reservations

NMNPC reserved a block of rooms at Hotel Albuquerque for conference attendees. The hotel will offer these special rates July 31 through August 4, subject to availability of rooms at the time of reservation. Attendees who book a room at Hotel Albuquerque will receive the following resort services:

 

  • Daily self parking.
  • Round trip luggage assistance.
  • Complimentary newspaper in the lobby.
  • High speed internet in all guest rooms and common areas of the hotel.
  • Complimentary 15% Local Treasures discount card offered to all guest at check in. Valid at Garduño's Restaurant and many other local area businesses and restaurants.
  • Personalized concierge service.


To reserve a room at Hotel Albuquerque, call (866) 505-7829, and ask to be connected to reservations. Make sure to reference the New Mexico Nurse Practitioner Council Annual Conference or click here to book online. Our special room rate is $129/night (plus tax).

Note: Please book early to assure room availability and special rate. You must book a reservation prior to July 4, 2020 to receive the special rates.


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.

 

Can't Make It to Albuquerque? Join Us Online!

NMNPC is now offering Thursday and Friday ONLY of 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 mbps or higher to ensure smooth streaming.

 

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.

 

Conference Brochure

Coming soon! 


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Newsletter 2020 Q1

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Kitchen Angels Grateful for Donation from NMNPC

 

Click below to see their letter of appreciation.

 

 








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