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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Conference Session D: 4:00 - 5:15 pm

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

Session 13

PAY FOR PERFORMANCE METRICS

Gay DeHart, MS

  • Reimbursement for services will be determined by quality metrics.

This session will address the Merit Based Payment System (MIPS) that will be based on Quality, Resource Use, Clinical Practice Improvement, and the Meaningful Use of the EHR as mandated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

 

Session 14

HIV UPDATE*

Molly McHenry, MS, FNP

Target audience: medical providers who work with patients who are HIV+ or at risk for seroconversion, 25% pharmacology.     This talk with cover current risk of HIV seroconversion for various populations in USA, who should be screened and screening best practices. I will also discuss providing HIV care within the primary care setting as well as standard protocol for providing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PREP) and post-exposure prophylaxis for the prevention of HIV seroconversion. I will review how to provide care using a harm reduction approach and ways to create a judgement free rapport with patients. (.25 Pharmacology Credits)

 

Session 15

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OF THE PATIENT WITH OPIOID OVERDOSE*

David Hirsch, MD

  • Discuss the scope of the opioid epidemic. 
  • Present pre-hospital and hospital management of these patients.
  • Discuss the role of the PCP in addressing this major health issue.

In this session, there with be a discussion the epidemic of opioid abuse and the acute treatment of drug overdose in the pre-hospital and hospital setting.  Discussion of the role of the primary care provider for follow-up and prevention will be presented. (1.25 Pharmacology Credits)

 

Session 16

PAROXYSMAL NON-EPILEPTIC VS. EPILEPTIC EVENTS

Anna L. Pinto, MD

This session will differentiate events that are seen in children that are non-epileptic versus epileptic event.

 

 

* Approved for Pharmacology Credits