WNA Northwoods Clinical Practice Update

Northwoods Clinical Practice Update

4th Annual Northwoods Clinical Practice Update

Friday, October 6, 2017
8:15 am – 4:00 pm
Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI

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NCPU Conference Agenda and Session Descriptions

Sessions include:
Heart Failure: What You Need to Know and Hyperlipidemia: The Ins and Outs of Treatment with Melissa Wendell, RN, MSN, FNP-C from Aspirus Cardiology/Aspirus Wausau Hospital
Wisconsin APRN Legislation Update with Gina Dennik-Champion, RN, MS, MSHA – Executive Director, Wisconsin Nurses Association
Best Practices in Opioid Prescribing and Dealing with the Drug-Seeking Patient with Michael McNett, MD – Medical Director for Chronic Pain, Aurora Healthcare GMS
Current Trends in Drugs of Abuse: Perspectives from Law Enforcement and Medicine with Dan Bauknecht – Lieutenant, Langlade County Sheriff’s Office and Dr. Michael McNett  

Join your advanced practice colleagues in the beautiful Northwoods Center on the Nicolet College campus for this intensive one-day conference to review current and identify new evidence-based pharmacological and clinical approaches to management of common conditions in primary and acute care, with the goals of safe prescribing practice and optimal therapeutic outcomes.
Educational sessions will target the learning needs of nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse midwives, physician assistants, APRN students, and other health professionals in primary care.
6.5 CNE contact hours will be offered – including 5.5 contact hours with ‘pharmacology’ focus, several of which address responsible prescribing of controlled substances.


Online registration is now open!
$125 – regular registration fee
$100 – discounted rate for WNA Member
$85 – discounted rate for Student WNA Member (enrolled for first time in an APRN program)

Registration Form
  • Have your ANA/WNA Membership number on hand to register at a discounted rate
  • Credit Card payment – processed online through PayPal, but personal PayPal account is not required
  • Check – make payable/mail to: WNA, 2820 Walton Commons–Suite 136, Madison, WI 53718.
  • Registration Deadline: September 29, 2017


AmericInn Rhinelander (directions)
648 West Kemp St., Rhinelander, WI 54501

Night of October 5: limited number of rooms with 2 queen beds available at discounted rate of $99 plus tax (reserve by September 14, 2017)
Use this group link http://bit.ly/WINrseAssoc to make a reservation – or call hotel directly at 715.369.9600 and mention Group name ‘Wisconsin Nurses Association’.

Or explore the many other options for staying in Rhinelander

We gratefully acknowledge support received for this program from:

QUESTIONS? Contact Megan at the WNA office at Megan@wisconsinnurses.org or 608.221.0383 ext. 203.

Wisconsin Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.