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The MNNP annual education conference will take place November 30th-December 1st, 2018

The theme of this year's conference is "NP practice: Leading Change, Advancing Health".


Eileen O'Grady, Nurse Practitioner and Life Coach, will be the keynote speaker.

Dr. O'Grady is a Nurse Practitioner who conducts workshops, designs curriculum and does coach training for health professionals, patients and groups of any kind on the topic of revolutionizing self care or the coaching method. She is a nationally recognized speaker in her field. 

Visit her website to learn more about her!

NP practice: Leading Change, Advancing Health



7:00-8:00am       Registration/Breakfast

8:00-8:10am       President Welcome

8:10-9:10            Keynote address Dr. Eileen O’Grady  Advancing Health: Your Own

9:15 – 10:15       Session 1:  Breakout 

A.     Dr. O’Grady Leading Change: Patient Engagement

B.     Trauma Informed Care  Elizabeth Hopfenspirger FNP, PMHNP

10:15-10:45        Break/Exhibits 1.5 CEUs

10:45-12:15        Session 2: Integrative Therapies in Practice Pharm

                              Carolyn Buesgens ANP VA Acupuncture

                              Julie Katseres DNP Integrated Health and Healing Palliative Care

                              Janet Tomaino, DNP, IHH RN, AHN-BC

     Certified Clinical Aromatherapy Practitioner

     Orange Blossom Healing Arts, LLC


12:15-1:15          Lunch/Exhibits

1:15-2:15            Session 3: Breakout 1CEU

A.     Antipsychotics: new agents/Bipolar/Novel anticoagulants  Nancy Westman

B.     Tick-borne Diseases Molly Peterson

2:15-2:45             Break/Exhibits

2:45-3:45            Session 4: Breakout        

A.     Hyponatremia  Michelle Lowell NP

B.     Ed Corazalla RT Pulmonary Function Tests  

3:45-4:45             Session 5: Pharmacogenetics Dr. Brett Himmler GeneSight  

4:45-5:00             Closing remarks

5:00 -7:00 pm      Reception

a.      Poster Session A 5:30-6:30pm  




7:30-9:00am       Breakfast/Exhibits

8:00-9:00am       MNNP Business Meeting/Exhibits

9:00 – 9:15         Opening Awards and Recognition

9:15-10:15          Session 6:  Breakout 

A.     What’s new in Heart Failure Management

a.      Linda Wick NP UMP

B.     Hennepin HealthCare Project ECHO

        Dr.  Brian Grahan


10:15-11:00        Break/exhibits/Poster Session B

11:00-12:30        Legislative Issues for NPs: Panel

              Maureen O’Connell, Maria Ruud, Debbie Lindgren-Clendenen


12:30-12:45       Wrap up


10 total CEUs (7 CEUs on Friday, 3 CEUs Saturday)


Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center

6155 Earle Brown Dr., Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Registration- On site registration Friday only

Conference Participant Onsite Registration: $300

Student Onsite Registration: $150

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