UW School of Nursing

May 1, 2023

Advanced Practice in Primary and Acute Care 2023 | Day 1

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FORMAT: In-person Conference
DATE: Thursday-Friday | October 19-20, 2023
LOCATION & PARKING: Bell Harbor, Seattle WA

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Conference Description

APPAC 2023 offers healthcare providers an opportunity to validate and enhance clinical competencies, acquire new assessments, and examine critical issues in healthcare at the state and national levels. Learn about new products, services, and pharmacotherapeutic agents.

The program includes experts in all tracks. Different sessions allow participants to design their own educational tracks in the areas of adolescent, adult, family, geriatric, pediatric, psychosocial, and sexual and reproductive health care. Teaching methods include lectures, case studies, discussions, and poster sessions.

Benefits of attending this conference:

  • Learn from experts in your field
  • Have the opportunity to explore an extensive variety of topics
  • Connect with exhibitors
  • Network with your peers to reflect and reconnect

Target Audience

Healthcare professionals include staff nurses, clinical nurse leaders, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, primary care providers, physicians, physician assistants, managers, administrators, social workers, and other interested healthcare providers, as well as the UW School of Nursing Faculty and students.

Discount Rates

Discount rates below are applicable for 2-day registrations. Please email cne@uw.edu for the coupon code.

  • Students = $250
  • Retirees = $375
  • UW SoN Faculty & Staff = $400


Time Room A Room B Room C Room D Room E
7:15 – 8:00 Check-In and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:10 Welcome
8:00 – 9:00 Keynote - Advancing Health Equity Through Policy and Practice | Patty Hayes, MN, RN 
9:00 – 9:15 Break and Exhibitors
9:15 – 10:15 SRH | Menopause Treatment (Rx) | Lisa Abel,DNP, MSN, ARNP, WHNP-BC  Peds | Newborn Hyperlipidemia and AAP Guideline Updates | Icel Sullivan, ARNP  Adult/Geri | SGLT-2s: Drug of the year | Abby Winter, PharmD, MPA, BCACP Acute/Critical | Role of advance practice providers on inpatient team | Laurie A. Soine PhD, ARNP  Psych | Mood disorders in the peripartum period and parenthood part 1 | Tricia Spach, MN, ARNP 
10:15 – 10:30 Break and Exhibitors
10:30 – 11-30 Psych | Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation | Nick Weiss, MD  FNP (1)  FNP (2)  Acute/Critical | Approaches to Renal Failure | David Mariuma, MD  Psych | Mood disorders in the peripartum period and parenthood part 2 | Tricia Spach, MN, ARNP 
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch and Exhibitors
12:30 – 1:30 SRH |Genital Dermatology | Jenni Heuberger, ARNP  Peds | Gender Affirming | Emily Robinson, ARNP & Anna Boomgaarden, RN, BSN  Adult/Geri | CKD | David Mariuma, MD  Acute/Critical | Limitations of Care | Mark Tonelli, MD, MA  Adult/Geri | Menopause Assessment and Management in the Primary Care Setting | Ginny Ryan, M.D. M.A. 
1:30 – 1:40 Break and Exhibitors
1:40 – 2:40 SRH | STD Update and PREP | Jacqui Murillo, ARNP, FNP-C  Peds | Pediatric Oncology | Cory Hoeppner, ARNP, MN  FNP (3)  Adult/Geri | When Memory Starts to Slip: Evaluating and Treating Signs of Cognitive  Impairment | Barak Gaster, MD  Psych (4) 
2:40 – 2:50 Break and Exhibitors
2:50 – 3:50 FNP | Osteoporosis in Primary Care| Thuan Ong, MD, MPH  SRH | Contraceptive Updates | Mackenzie Weiland, MSN, ARNP, WHNP-BC, SANE-A  Workshop 1| Lung US| Kris Ramilo, DNP, ARNP, AGPNP (Acute/Critical Care)  Workshop 2 |Nexplanon | Lisa Abel, DNP, MSN, ARNP, (SRH)  Workshop | Joint Injections | Kori Dewing, DNP, ARNP, ANP-C (Adult/Geri) 
3:50 – 4:00 Break and Exhibitors
4:00 – 5:00 Acute/Critical | The 3 Wishes Project | Matthew Smith, PA-C, MCHS  Peds | Urgent Issues in Pediatrics | Matthew Graves, MD 

*Schedule subject to change

Poster Abstracts Invitation

Promoting Improvement in Healthcare Delivery, Education, Research, and Policy

Have you created a practice improvement project or developed an innovative educational strategy, clinical program, or research project that highlights improvements in health care delivery, education, research, or policy? We invite you to submit a poster abstract.

Registration Discount Price: $450 Both days
Poster Presentation Benefits:
    1. Communicate research or program findings to enhance the practice of others.
    2. Network with providers who share your interests.
    3. Discuss practical strategies for healthcare delivery.
    4. Strengthen your resume.
    5. Some employers will pay your registration fees if you present a poster!

Hotels and Activities


Seattle is a vibrant and culturally diverse destination that offers a unique experience in a stunning natural setting. With great restaurants, iconic landmarks like the Space Needle, a thriving arts and cultural scene, and of course, numerous coffee cafes, you’ll find any number of things to explore on these websites:

visitseattle.org  |  downtownseattle.com  | experiencewa.com


Refund Policy

If you register but cannot attend, you must submit a written request to UWCNE by email at cne@uw.edu.

  • 30 days before the event = $25 cancellation fee 
  • 48 hours before the event = $50 cancellation fee
  • No show = No refund