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2017 Spring Conference
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NMNPC Spring Conference

April 27-29, 2017

Renewing Our Passion for Care
Springtime in New Mexico

Program Brochure

Download the program brochure here.

CE Approval

This program is approved for 22.5 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 13.0 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 17032592. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.

Instructions to Complete Evaluations

  • Sign in to your online member profile.
  • Click on Groups.
  • Choose the CE Awarding group with the date for which you want to complete the evaluation (you'll complete a separate evaluation for each day you attended).
  • Click the Evaluation link and complete the evaluation.
  • Submit your evaluation by clicking Complete Survey at the bottom of the evaluation.
  • Once you've completed each evaluation, your CE verification(s) will be available in your member profile.

Instructions to Print CE Verifications

  • Sign in to your online member profile. If you're still signed in after completing the evaluations, you won't need to repeat this step.
  • Click the PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT link from your MANAGE PROFILE page.
  • Choose the Certifications/Programs tab.
  • Click the paper and pencil icon next to the CE verification you want to save or print. If you see a printer icon instead of a paper and pencil icon, you're on the wrong tab - use the Certifications/Programs tab as directed in the previous step.
  • Click Print at the top left corner to print your CE verification.

If you have questions, contact Rachel Bevan at

Presentation Handouts

Thursday April 27, 2017

8:00 – 10:00 am
Keynote Presentation: Transgender 102 (Presentation)

How You Can Help (Handout)
Executive Summary
Adrien Lawyer

10:30 – 11:30 am
Obesity and Pre-Diabetes in the Pediatric Population (Presentation)
Louise Laskaratos, FNP-BC

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Eliminating Apprehension of Rashes: Developing Diagnostic Expertise (Presentation)
Rash skin lesion guide (Handout)
Skin rash decision tree (Handout)

Melissa Livingston, RN & Melissa Cometti, RN

1:30 – 2:30 pm
Legal Issues in NP Practice (Presentation)
Holly Armstrong, JD

2:30 – 3:00 pm
NMNPC Membership Meeting (Presentation)
Gloria Doherty, FNP-BC, President

3:30 – 4:30 pm
Keeping up With the New Mexico Legislature (Presentation)
Linda Siegle, JD

4:30 – 5:30 pm
You’ve Got Questions – Insurance Companies Have Answers

Friday, April 28, 2017

7:40 – 8:40 am
Treatment of Insomnia- A Clinical Pharmacological Approach (Presentation)
Joanne Haeffele, FNP-BC

8:40 – 9:40 am
Psychopharmacology of ADHD (Presentation)
Scott Carroll, MD

9:40 – 10:10 am

10:10 – 11:10 am
Heart Failure Pharmacology: Chronic and Acute (Presentation)
Anita Ralstin, FNP-BC

11:10 am – 12:10 pm
Pharmacology of Diabetes Medications (Presentation)
Initiate Basal Insulin Chart (Handout)
What Therapy to Use Chart (Handout)

Krista Dominguez-Salazar, PharmD

1:10 – 2:10 pm
Medication Issues in Prenatal & Breastfeeding Moms (Presentation)
Emilie Sebesta, MD

2:10 – 3:10 pm
COPD Treatment: Using Evidence-based Practice to Go for the GOLD (Presentation)

At-A-Glance 2017

Rosemary Henrich, FNP-BC & Amelia Schreibman, ANP-BC

3:10 – 3:40 pm

3:40 – 4:40 pm
Urology Pharmacology: UTIs and Beyond (Presentation)

Alison Hanson, MD

4:40 – 5:40 pm
Rat Poison, Your Days are Numbered: An Overview of Oral Anticoagulants (Presentation)
Quick reference for TSOACs (Handout)
First Choice of Long-Term Anticoagualtion Flowchart (Handout)

Linda Kelly, PharmD

Saturday, April 29, 2017

AM Breakout: Non-Cancer Pain Management (Track A)

7:30 – 8:30 am
Non-Cancer Pain Management (Part 1): Safe Prescribing of Opioid Medications in Non-Cancer Pain: Using Opioids in Troubled Times (Presentation)
Ernest Dole, PharmD

8:30 – 9:30 am
Non-Cancer Pain Management (Part 2): State & Federal Controlled Substance Regulations: Confronting the Opioid Abuse Epidemic (Presentation)
Rule 9 (Handout)
PMP Brochure (Handout)
Kate Goldblum, FNP-BC

10:00 – 11:00 am
Non-Cancer Pain Management (Part 3): Medications for treating Opioid Use Disorder (Presentation)
Buprenorphine (Handout)
Karen Cardon, MD

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Non-Cancer Pain Management (Part 4): The Pharmacological Management of Acute and Chronic Back Pain (Presentation)
Clare Romero, FNP-BC

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Non-Cancer Pain Management (Part 5): Trigger Point Injections (Presentation)
Clare Romero, FNP-BC

AM Breakout: Holistic Care (Track B)

7:30 – 9:30 am
Minding the Body: A Path to Navigate Change (Presentation)

Today's News

Intro Into Functional Medicine (Handout)
Bronwyn Radcliffe, FNP-BC

10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breathe Experience (Presentation)
Raj Inder K. Khalsa, FNP-BC

12:00 – 1:00 pm
Moving Past the One Pill Protocol: Healing Hashimoto's (Presentation)
Melissa Reitz, FNP-BC

PM Breakout: Orthopedic Assessment (Track A)

2:00 – 4:30 pm
Orthopedic Evaluation Workshop (Presentation)
Rafael Garcia, PA

PM Breakout: EKG Interpretation (Track B)

2:00 – 3:00 pm
ECG Interpretation Workshop (Part 1): Minding Your PQRSTs: The Fundamentals & Beyond of ECG (Presentation)
ECG Guide (Handout)
ECG Handout (Handout)
Leads for Discussion
Sharon Schaaf, ACNP-BC & Anita Ralstin, FNP-BC

3:30 – 4:30 pm
ECG Interpretation Workshop (Part 2): Minding Your PQRSTs: The Fundamentals & Beyond of ECG (Presentation)
Sharon Schaaf, ACNP-BC & Anita Ralstin, FNP-BC

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