Society for Physician Assistants in Pediatrics

Association of Family Practice PAs & NPs Annual CE Symposium

Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio
205 East Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 7:00am CT - Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 1:00pm CT

Posted by Association of Family Practice PAs & NPs

Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio
205 East Houston Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Info

Topic

Early Disease Detection & Disease Prevention in Primary Care

CE Credits

This event offers 31.0 CE credits to attendees.
CE accredited by ----This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 31 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the AAPA Review Panel. The total number of approved credits is yet to be determined. This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 32 contact hours of accredited education.


Additional Information

The AFPPANP CE Symposium is uniquely designed for physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals who share an interest in family practice healthcare, all of whom actively develop and deliver the highest care possible for their patients. The invited speaker faculty includes physician assistants, nurse practitioners and physicians recognized as experts in their medical fields. Medical education is delivered in various formats designed to maximize the learning experience and style of each attendee whether auditory, visual or kinesthetic. By the end of the conference, attendees will have a better understanding of the presented topics and the most relevant healthcare advancements allowing them to be more effective in health care delivery for their patients.


Hotel Information

Discover the best of San Antonio from this historic downtown hotel.  Timeless sophistication and modern luxury blend seamlessly at the Sheraton Gunter Hotel San Antonio. Ideally situated downtown, just a few steps from the iconic River Walk, you will be welcomed with contemporary amenities and impeccable service.

Make yourself at home in the stylish rooms and suites, which offer thoughtful perks and Sheraton Signature Beds. Sample farm-to-table dining at Market on Houston, or sip a cocktail at Bar 414. And enjoy unbeatable access from the hotel to a host of noteworthy downtown attractions - from the River Walk and the Alamodome to the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts and the Gonzalez Convention Center.

Group room rate is $169/night.  Reservations must be made by March 10, 2018.

Reserve Your Room Now


Registration Refund and Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be granted until March 30, 2018. No refunds will be given after that date.

$50 hotel rebate will be given to each attendee after the event with proof of a 5 day stay at our host hotel using our group reservations link.  Please email your 5 day stay invoice to monique@afppanp.org between the dates of April 23, 2018 and May 23, 2018 to receive rebate.  We are not able to process rebates after May 23, 2018.  We will only accept paid invoice receipts of a 5 day stay at the hotel using our link to receive your hotel rebate. Hotel reservation confirmations will not be accepted as proof of payment.

Event Agenda

Attachments

Exhibitor Registration


PAs and NPs from the around the country will be attending our conference looking for the latest information, innovations and technologies in early disease detection and disease prevention in Primary Care to improve their practices, provide better healthcare and work more efficiently.

Will you be there to share yours?

Did you know?

  • PAs and NPs work as an integral part of healthcare teams in all medical and surgical specialties
  • One PA or NP sees approximately 3,500 patients annually
  • 2600-5200 prescriptions are written by a typical PAs and NPs each year
  • All 50 states and the District of Columbia allow PAs and NPs to practice and
  • prescribe medicine
  • Over 84% of PAs and NPs would choose their career over again

This is our inaugural conference. We anticipate 200 - 300 or more attendees.

Special group rate link for host hotel is below:

https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1708238166&key=1FE6D3E4

Attachments

Exhibit Table

One six foot table with 2 chairs and trash can.  Exhibit space includes attendee list, exhibitor names listed on the website, one email flyer to attendees prior to event to let them know you will be in attendance.  Sponsor must provide email flyer to be sent by AFPPANP.  Limit of 30 exhibits.  Set up will be Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM.  Tear down will be Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM.  Exhibits will be open all day Friday and Saturday, however specific exhibit visiting times for all attendees will be Friday at 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM and 3:00 - 4:00 PM and Saturday at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. Attendees will be incentivized to see each exhibitor at least once. 

$1,000.00

Note Pads & Pens with your company logo

This item will be distributed to all attendees to use during the conference.  Your company logo will be on each one of them.

$2,500.00

One page flyer in attendee bags

8x11 or 5x7 flyer to be placed in attendee bags at registration.  Your company will design and ship the flyers to the hotel for distribution no earlier than 1-2 days prior to event  to the attention AFPPANP Meeting.  Please end your flyers to Sheraton Gunter Hotel, 205 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205.

$500.00

Thursday Product Theater Breakfast

Product theater breakfast sponsor on Thursday, April 19, 2018.  Fee includes, standard audio visual including laptop, projector, screen, lavaliere microphone, and internet.  Price does include breakfast for 200  participants.  Product theater time is from 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM and must end sharply at 8:00 AM.  No sponsor events must interfere with the CME schedule.  Please also note, all materials must be removed from the meal room.  If you wish to select your own menu instead of including the food in the package price please contact our office for a quote not including food at monique@afppanp.org 

$25,000.00

Thursday Product Theater Lunch

Product theater breakfast sponsor on Thursday, April 19, 2018.  Fee includes, standard audio visual including laptop, projector, screen, lavaliere microphone, and internet.  Price does include lunch for 200 - 300 participants.  Product theater time is from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM and must end sharply at 1:30 AM.  No sponsor events must interfere with the CME schedule.  Please also note, all materials must be removed from the meal room.  If you wish to select your own menu instead of including the food in the package price please contact our office for a quote not including food at monique@afppanp.org 

$35,000.00

Friday Product Theater Breakfast

Product theater breakfast sponsor on Friday, April 20, 2018.  Fee includes, standard audio visual including laptop, projector, screen, lavaliere microphone, and internet.  Price does include breakfast for 200  participants.  Product theater time is from 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM and must end sharply at 8:00 AM.  No sponsor events must interfere with the CME schedule.  Please also note, all materials must be removed from the meal room.  If you wish to select your own menu instead of including the food in the package price please contact our office for a quote not including food at monique@afppanp.org 

$25,000.00

Friday Product Theater Lunch

Product theater breakfast sponsor on Friday, April 20, 2018.  Fee includes, standard audio visual including laptop, projector, screen, lavaliere microphone, and internet.  Price does include lunch for 200 - 300  participants.  Product theater time is from 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM and must end sharply at 2:00 PM.  No sponsor events must interfere with the CME schedule.  Please also note, all materials must be removed from the meal room.  If you wish to select your own menu instead of including the food in the package price please contact our office for a quote not including food at monique@afppanp.org 

$35,000.00

Saturday Product Theater Breakfast

Product theater breakfast sponsor on Saturday, April 21, 2018.  Fee includes, standard audio visual including laptop, projector, screen, lavaliere microphone, and internet.  Price does include breakfast for 200  participants.  Product theater time is from 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM and must end sharply at 8:00 AM.  No sponsor events must interfere with the CME schedule.  Please also note, all materials must be removed from the meal room.  If you wish to select your own menu instead of including the food in the package price please contact our office for a quote not including food at monique@afppanp.org 

$25,000.00

Saturday Product Theater Lunch

Product theater breakfast sponsor on Saturday, April 21, 2018.  Fee includes, standard audio visual including laptop, projector, screen, lavaliere microphone, and internet.  Price does include breakfast for 200 - 300 participants.  Product theater time is from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM and must end sharply at 1:00 PM.  No sponsor events must interfere with the CME schedule.  Please also note, all materials must be removed from the meal room.  If you wish to select your own menu instead of including the food in the package price please contact our office for a quote not including food at monique@afppanp.org 

$35,000.00

Sunday Product Theater Breakfast

Product theater breakfast sponsor on Sunday, April 21, 2018.  Fee includes, standard audio visual including laptop, projector, screen, lavaliere microphone, and internet.  Price does include breakfast for 200  participants.  Product theater time is from 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM and must end sharply at 8:00 AM.  No sponsor events must interfere with the CME schedule.  Please also note, all materials must be removed from the meal room.  If you wish to select your own menu instead of including the food in the package price please contact our office for a quote not including food at monique@afppanp.org 

$25,000.00

Platinum Sponsor

*  Wi-fi sponsor for all attendees with personalized log in to include your company name and a password you select that identifies your company or service.

*  Welcome Reception Sponsor to include:  brief presentation, logo on sign, open bar for participants (food not included)

*  Hotel key sponsor (sponsor to provide keys and distribute to hotel front desk)

*  Flyer insert in attendee bags

*  Premier recognition of AFPPANP Website

*  Premium exhibit space

$20,000.00

Gold Sponsor

*  Conference bag sponsor with company logo (sponsor to purchase and ship bags to hotel)

*  Badge lanyard sponsor with company logo (sponsor to provide and ship lanyards to hotel)

*  Flyer insert in attendee bags

*  Premium exhibit space

$15,000.00

Silver Sponsor

*  Napkins and coaster at breaks with company logo (napkins and coasters to be provided by sponsor and shipped to hotel)

*  Phone & laptop recharging table sponsor with company logo on signage at recharging table 

* Recognition on AFPPANP website

* Premium exhibit space

$10,000.00

Register

Full Conference Member Attendee
Early Bird Discount Until 1/1/2018

5 days of admission to the entire AFPPANP Symposium April 18-22, 2018.  Admission includes 31 hours of CME/CE and admission to exhibit hall. 

$400.00   $350.00

Full Conference Non-Member Attendee
Early Bird Discount Until 1/1/2018

5 days of admission to the entire AFPPANP Symposium April 18-22, 2018.  Admission includes 31 hours of CME/CE and admission to exhibit hall. 

$650.00   $450.00

Full Conference Student Member Attendee

5 days of admission to the AFPPANP Symposium for PA Students.  Includes admission to exhibit hall.   Current student ID will be required at check in.  Must be an AFPPANP student member to receive this pricing. 

$100.00

One Half Day Admission Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Early Bird Discount Until 1/1/2018

Half day admission to the AFPPANP Symposium on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 for 4 hours of CME/CE.  Includes welcome reception at hotel from 6 - 7 PM.  

$125.00   $100.00

One Full Day Admission Thursday, April 19, 2018
Early Bird Discount Until 1/1/2018

Full day admission to the AFPPANP Symposium Thursday, April 19, 2018 and 8 hours of CE/CME. 

$200.00   $175.00

One Full Day Admission Friday, April 20, 2018
Early Bird Discount Until 1/1/2018

Full day admission to the AFPPANP Symposium Friday, April 20, 2018 including 7 hours of CME/CE and admission to the exhibits.  

$150.00   $135.00

One Full Day Admission Saturday, April 21, 2018
Early Bird Discount Until 1/1/2018

Full day admission to the AFPPANP Symposium Saturday, April 21, 2018 and 8 hours of CME/CE.  Admission includes morning admission to exhibits.  

$175.00   $150.00

One Half Day Admission Sunday, April 22, 2018
Early Bird Discount Until 1/1/2018

One half day admission to the AFPPANP Symposium on Sunday, April 22, 2018 and 4 CME/CE hours.  

$100.00   $75.00

Weekday Attendee Wednesday through Friday
Early Bird Discount Until 1/1/2018

Admission to the AFPPANP Symposium weekday attendance Wednesday, April 18 - Friday, April 20, 2018 including 19 hours of CME/CE.  

$400.00   $375.00

3 Day Weekend Attendee Friday through Sunday
Early Bird Discount Until 1/1/2018

Three weekend days of admission to the AFPPANP Symposium Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22, 2018.  Admission includes 20 hours of CME/CE and admission to exhibit hall.  

$425.00   $400.00

2 Day Weekend Attendee Saturday and Sunday
Early Bird Discount Until 1/1/2018

Two weekend days of admission to the AFPPANP Symposium Saturday, April 21 & Sunday, April 22, 2018.  Admission includes 13 hours of CME/CE and admission to exhibit hall Saturday morning. 

$300.00   $260.00

Thursday Ultrasound Workshop

9AM - 5PM workshop 

Upon completion of the program, attendees will be able to: 

  1. Discuss physical characteristics of ultrasound and ultrasound machine operations and operational features of a portable unit in the generation and storage of quality ultrasound images.
  2. Establish basic skills in the use of the laptop and hand held ultrasound units for acquisition and interpretation of ultrasound images using B mode and/or Color Doppler.
  3. Acquire images of the heart in PLAX and Apical 4-chamber views using the laptop and hand held ultrasound units that are adequate for use in assessment of global heart function.
  4. Perform basic ultrasound exams of the abdominal aorta for aneurysm screening, of the IVC for size and contractility, of the liver, gall bladder, and spleen, of the right and left kidneys, and urinary bladder using laptop and hand held ultrasound units.
  5. Perform musculoskeletal ultrasound procedures on the knee and shoulder.
  6. Perform ultrasound guided procedures (paracentesis, thoracentesis, and central line placement) using the laptop ultrasound unit and phantoms.
  7. Acquire images of the lung pleura with the laptop unit that demonstrate the presence or absence of lung sliding, B lines, and A lines.
  8. Combine imaging of heart, IVC and lungs (laptop unit only) as a means to perform a limited cardiopulmonary exam with laptop and hand held ultrasound units.
$400.00

Friday Ultrasound Workshop

All day workshop 9AM - 5PM Friday

Upon completion of the program, attendees will be able to: 

  1. Discuss physical characteristics of ultrasound and ultrasound machine operations and operational features of a portable unit in the generation and storage of quality ultrasound images.
  2. Establish basic skills in the use of the laptop and hand held ultrasound units for acquisition and interpretation of ultrasound images using B mode and/or Color Doppler.
  3. Acquire images of the heart in PLAX and Apical 4-chamber views using the laptop and hand held ultrasound units that are adequate for use in assessment of global heart function.
  4. Perform basic ultrasound exams of the abdominal aorta for aneurysm screening, of the IVC for size and contractility, of the liver, gall bladder, and spleen, of the right and left kidneys, and urinary bladder using laptop and hand held ultrasound units.
  5. Perform musculoskeletal ultrasound procedures on the knee and shoulder.
  6. Perform ultrasound guided procedures (paracentesis, thoracentesis, and central line placement) using the laptop ultrasound unit and phantoms.
  7. Acquire images of the lung pleura with the laptop unit that demonstrate the presence or absence of lung sliding, B lines, and A lines.
  8. Combine imaging of heart, IVC and lungs (laptop unit only) as a means to perform a limited cardiopulmonary exam with laptop and hand held ultrasound units.
$400.00