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23rd Annual Northeast Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference

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Radisson Hotel Downtown

700 Elm St, Manchester, NH 03101


Pre-Conference Workshops: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Conference: Thursday & Friday, May 5–6, 2016





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We are pleased to announce the addition of a Dinner Session on Wednesday night and two Dinner Sessions to Thursday night's schedule. These sessions are complimentary and a meal will be served. Please note: These sessions do not offer contact hours.

After registering for the conference you will receive an email with links to add these sessions to your schedule. If you have any questions, please send an email to

Topic: New Evidence for Oral Nutritional Supplements with HMB in Malnourished, Hospitalized Patients

Speaker:  Martina Cartwright, PhD, RD

Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Supported by: Abbott Nutrition

Topic: The Role of Osphena® (ospemifene), a Nonhormonal, Oral Therapy for Moderate to Severe Dyspareunia, a Symptom of Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy (VVA), Due to Menopause

Speaker:  Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Supported by: Shionogi, Inc.

Topic: Diagnosis and Management of Overactive Bladder

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016

Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Supported by: Astellas Pharma US, Inc

2016 Conference Hotel Information - Reserve Your Room Today!

A block of rooms has been reserved for participants at Radisson Hotel Downtown, Manchester, NH for the nights of Wednesday thru Friday May 4-6, 2016. (Special rate: $119 single/double). The rooms will be held until April 12, 2016.

Phone Reservation:
Call 603-206-4109 or 1-800-333-3333. Indicate that you are with "Northeast Regional Nurse Practitioners Conference" to receive the special rate.

Online Reservation:
Select “more search options” in the reservation section and enter PROMOTIONAL CODE: "NURSE6" to receive the special rate.




Manchester Advantage Magazine with  Downtown Map & Guide

Historic Walking Tour

The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, the Manchester Historic Association, and the City of Manchester Health Department thank you for your interest in Manchester’s History. This self-guided walking tour guides you through much of the amazing history encompassed in Manchester. The tour is divided in two sections, each anticipated to require about an hour of walking at a leisurely pace.

Walking Tour #1 – The Millyard (Click here to download PDF)

2.41 miles without scenic loop or 3.16 miles with scenic loop – total time without stops 1.5 hours – total time with stops 3.5 hours

The Tour begins at the Manchester Information Center located on the corner of Elm Street and Merrimack Street. Upon leaving the Information Center, cross over to the west side of Elm Street and walk south to Pleasant Street. Take a right on Pleasant Street.

Key stops may include:
1. Millyard Museum – 30-50 minutes
2. Jefferson Mill – 15 minutes
3. Overlook Falls – 15 minutes
4. PSNH lobby – 20 minutes
5. City Hall – 20 minutes

Walking Tour #2 – Downtown Manchester (Click here to download PDF)

1.32 miles – total time without stops 50 minutes – total time with stops 2.25 hours

The Tour begins at the Manchester Information Center located on the corner of Elm Street and Merrimack Street. Leaving the Manchester Information Center, turn right and head north on Elm Street to City Hall, located at One City Hall Plaza across from Hanover Street. (.15 miles)

Key stops may include:
1. City Hall – 20 minutes
2. NH Institute of Art – 20 minutes
3. Manchester Library – 10 minutes
4. Manchester Historic Assoc. – 15 minutes
5. Franco-American Museum – 15 minutes

Wear comfortable shoes, and always cross at crosswalks. Use the pedestrian crossing lights whenever possible.

Many of the buildings on this walk are public buildings or are otherwise open to the public. Take advantage of this whenever you can. View the interior architecture, learn more about the history of the building and see how it is being used today.




Photo of a previous conference

Conference Overview

The Northeast Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference was established in 1992 with the intent of providing continuing nursing education that expands the basic education and experience of nurse practitioners. It is our mission to assist nurse practitioners in maintaining professional expertise for the delivery of competent quality advanced practice nursing care directed at improving clinical outcomes.

The sponsoring members are the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, the New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association, and the Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing, Continuing Education Program.


Nurse practitioners, nurse clinicians, midwives, physician assistants and students. All other health professionals are welcome.

Contact Hours

This conference will allow you to earn up to 20 nursing contact hours.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Call for Poster Abstracts Opens

January 2016
Registration Opens

Early Bird Deadline Exhibitors

Poster Abstract Submission Deadline

Early Bird Registration Deadline

Hotel Room Block Ends

Online Registration Deadline

At the conclusion of this conference, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify critical issues and clinical challenges facing nurse practitioners in the health care environment.
  • Utilize evidence-based strategies in clinical practice to improve patient care outcomes.
  • Mobilize professional resources to prepare for future changes and challenges in health care delivery.