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SKILLS DAY SCHEDULE

Registration Deadline: Sunday, April 11, 2021

All times are US/Canada Central Standard Time (CST) 

BREAKOUT SESSION 1

Morning Sessions 8:15 am - 10:15 am

(each session offers 2.0 contact hour – choose one)

Novice (N) or Experienced (E)

Breakout Session 1A
Rx: .50

8:15 am - 10:15 am    

Limited to 30 Attendees

An Introductionto Primary WoundClosure, Principles and Practice
Completion of this class(or equivalent) is required to enroll in session 2A
‘Common Dermatologic Disorders’
Jeff Kobernusz  MS, RN,APNP, ACNP-BC

Session provides an overview of the principles of primary wound closure and practical experience performing simplewound closure using a pig skin model. Includes review of application of local anesthetic and digit blocks, commonpitfalls in acute wound management and strategies to avoid them, demonstration and practice of 5 wound closureand knot tying techniques.N

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Breakout Session 1B

8:15 am - 10:15 am    

Rx: 2.0 
or 1B/2B

Limited to 20 Attendees

Skills for Advanced Practice Nurses:IUD Insertion Workshop
Continued in 2B-must attend both
Marta Staple, APNP, WHNP

Long-acting reversible contraception (LARCs), including IUDs, are a safe and highly effective contraceptive option formost women. This workshop will provide participants with the most current information on the benefits, risks,possible side effects, and appropriate candidate selection for IUDs available in the US. A hands-on portion willinclude practicing IUD insertion and removal techniques with pelvic models. A case study approach will be used toreview management of common side effects, complications and difficult IUD insertions and removals. N+E

Breakout Session 1C

8:15 am - 10:15 am    

Rx: 1.0 
or 1C/2C
Basic Interpretation of the 12 LeadECG
Continued in 2C-must attend both
Maureen T. Greene, PhD,RN, CNS-BC, ACNP-BC,APRN-P, CIFM
Betty Ross Aguilar, MS, RN,CEN

An interactive practicum addressing 12 Lead ECG lead placement, vectorand axis deviation, left and right MIidentification, hypertrophy, bundle branch block, pericarditis and pediatric pearls. The workshops offer activepractice of skills learned using the workbook provided in class. This session is for the telemetry novicewith someECG interpretation skills to experienced practitioner who wants to reach beyond their basic monitoring skills tolearn a new ECG skill or refresh old skills.N+E

PREREQUISITE: All participants-print, review and bring to class the 49-page course outline ‘The Basics of 12-LeadECG Interpretation’ (posted online with other conference handouts). An additional 22-page workbook will beprovided in class. Novices are also encouraged to complete a basic ECG interpretation course prior to class.Thereare many youtube.com 12 Lead ECG Interpretation classes available online–see our list atbit.ly/ecg-class.We willnot addressdysrhythmias in class.

BREAKOUT SESSION 2

Morning Session 10:30 am - 12:30 am

(each session offers 2.0 contact hour – choose one)

Novice (N) or Experienced (E)

Breakout Session 2A
Rx: .75

10:30 am - 12:30 am    

Common Dermatologic Disordersand In-Office Procedure
Sarah Kaldem, MSN, ANP-BC, DCNP

Will cover common dermatologic conditions seen in general dermatology practice, and associated in officeprocedures, i.e. shave biopsies, punch biopsies, cryotherapy, cauterization, and treatment of warts, molluscumcontagiosum, scabies, acne and actinic keratoses. E

PREREQUISITE: Completion of session 1A ‘An Introduction to Primary Wound Closure, Principles and Practice’ orequivalent class prior to enrolling in this session.

Breakout Session 2B
Rx: 0.0

10:30 am - 12:30 m    

IUD (continued from 1B)
Breakout Session 2C
Rx: 0.0

10:30 am - 12:30 m    

ECG (continued from 1C)
12:30 m - 1:00 pm      BOX LUNCH PROVIDED

BREAKOUT SESSION 3

Afternoon Session 1:00 am - 2:30 am

(each session offers 1.5 contact hour – choose one)

Novice (N) or Experienced (E)

Breakout Session 3A
Rx: .50

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm    

Limited to 30 Attendees

An Introduction to Primary WoundClosure, Principles and Practic
Jeff Kobernusz MS, RN,APNP, ACNP-BC

Session provides an overview of the principles of primary wound closure and practical experience performing simplewound closure using a pig skin model. Includes review of application of local anesthetic and digit blocks, commonpitfalls inacute wound management and strategies to avoid them, demonstration and practice of 5 wound closureand knot tying techniques .N

Breakout Session 3B
Rx: .50

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm    

Examination of the Shoulder, Hipand Knee–It’s easier than you think!
Brian Bruno PA-C, LAT

The presentation will cover the pertinent anatomy, exam techniques and treatment options, including indicationsfor injections, for the orthopedic examination of the shoulder, hip and knee. N+E

Breakout Session 3C
Rx: .25

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm    

Low Back Pain-What Has MRITaught Us?
James Messerly D.O

Differential diagnoses of Mechanical/Axial and Neurogenic Low back pain with MRI image examples. Neurologicand Mechanical evaluation components of lumbar spine exam. Indications for MRI scanning of the lumbar spine.Treatmentrecommendations.N+E

BREAKOUT SESSION 4

Afternoon Sessions 2:45 am - 4:15 am

(each session offers 1.5 contact hour – choose one)

Novice (N) or Experienced (E)

Breakout Session 4A
Rx: 0.0

2:45 pm - 4:15 pm    

Multi-modal Treatment Approach toMusculoskeletal Injuries
Brittany Pollentier, MPT,DPT, TPS

There are many hands-on treatment options that are available in addressing musculoskeletal pain and tissuedysfunction. Manual therapy and supportive techniques can be extremely beneficial in assisting in recovering frominjury or pain. Technique principles, indications, precautions, contraindications and applications will be reviewedwith hands on demonstration and case study examples. Techniques such as Functional Dry Needling, Graston orInstrument Assisted Manual Therapy, Kinesiotaping, McConnell Taping and Therapeutic Neuroscience Education willbe demonstrated.N+E

Breakout Session 4B
Rx: .25

2:45 pm - 4:15 pm    

Concussions–Diagnosing, Treatingand Long Term Outcomes
Larry Gordon D.O., FACP,CCD, CIC

We will examine diagnosing concussions, at the time of the event, treating them and the long term complicationsthat can be seen. There will be many case examples along with demonstration of diagnostic techniques used in theoffice and on the sideline.N+E

Breakout Session 4C
Rx: 0.0

2:45 pm - 4:15 pm    

CXR Interpretation. A Case-basedReview
Cris A. Meyer, MD

This workshop will use a case-based approach to review common findings on chest radiographs to includeidentifying COVID pneumonia, tuberculosis, obstructive atelectasis, lungabscess versus empyema, the solitarypulmonary nodule and lung cancer manifestations. Line and tube misadventures will also be discussed.N+E

Breakout Session 4D
Rx: 0.0

2:45 pm - 4:15 pm    

Limited to 33 Attendees

Casting and Splinting for BasicOrthopedic Injuries
Brian A. Schroeder,APNP/ATC

This is a novice course to introduce the basics of splinting and casting to nurse practitioners. Focus will be set onwhich splints and casts to apply to a particular fracture/dislocation. Please come dressed to participate as castapplication canget messy.N+E

5:00 pm       END of 2021 Conference