Nurse Practitioner Council of Palm Beach County
Empowering APRNs to improve health through philanthropy, education and leadership

ANNUAL CONFERENCE- NPCPBC 25 Years: Celebration of Success

PGA National Resort
400 Avenue of the Champions
West Palm Beach, FL 33418

Friday, October 11, 2019 at 3:00pm ET - Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 5:15pm ET
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400 Avenue of the Champions, West Palm Beach, FL 33418


Additional Information

NPCPBC is proud to announce Mimi Secor as 2019 Keynote Speaker. 

The conference will offer online credits for the following courses.   

Medical Errors

Impairment in the nursing workplace

Education on Florida Laws and Rules

Human Trafficking

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Registration Refund and Cancellation Policy

Refunds will not be issued after September 30, 2019

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations: All cancellations require written notification to NPCPBC at

Please Note: If you cancel your conference registration please cancel your housing reservation.

FORCE MAJEURE: In the event NPCPBC should find it necessary to cancel or postpone the NPCPBC 2019 Annual Conference for any reason including but not limited to low registration, strikes, acts of nature, war, terrorist acts or other circumstances beyond NPCPBC's control, NPCPBC's liability shall be limited to refund of registration fees paid minus any fees incurred by NPCPBC.

Refunds: Refunds on paid registrations will be issued for written cancellation requests received, via email,  no later than September 30, 2019.  All refunds will be issued for the paid registration minus a $50 administrative fee or a $25 administrative fee for a student registration.  Refunds will not be issued after September 30, 2019.

Returned Checks: An administrative fee of $50 will be charged for all checks returned to NPCPBC for insufficient funds.

No Shows: If you do not cancel in writing to NPCPBC and do not attend, you still are responsible for payment.


Event Agenda

ANNUAL CONFERENCE- NPCPBC 25 Years: Celebration of Success

Event Agenda

Friday, October 11, 2019 at 3:00pm ET - Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 5:15pm ET

All times listed in Eastern Time (US & Canada).
Download event agenda (PDF)

Friday, October 11, 2019

  • 3:00pm - 7:00pm


    This is a tentative agenda and all CE's are waiting for AANP approval.

  • 3:30pm - 4:30pm

    Ischemic Heart Disease in Women

    Natalie Murphy, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC

  • 4:30pm - 5:30pm

    Human Trafficking

    Becky Diamond, MS, LMHC

  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Poster presentation

  • 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Exhibitor Time

  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm


Saturday, October 12, 2019

  • 7:00am - 3:00pm


  • 8:00am - 9:00am

    “Severe Eosinophilic Asthma: Case Studies with a Targeted Treatment Approach”.

    Nina Ramirez, MD Allergist, Immunologist - Asthma and Allergy Associates of Florida Immediate Past President - Florida Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society

    Breakfast Sponsored by AstraZeneca

  • 9:00am - 10:30am

    Healthy NP, Healthy Patient: The Power of Modeling a Healthier Lifestyle.

    Keynote Speaker - Mimi Secor, DNP, FNP-BC, NCMP, FAANP

  • 10:30am - 11:30am

    Exhibitor Time

  • 11:30am - 12:15pm

    Florida Legislative and FNPN update

    Dr. Arlene Wright, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FNAP President, Florida Nurse Practitioner Network Executive Vice President NP’s of Lee County

  • 12:15pm - 1:15pm

    Lunch/ Extra Exhibit Time

    This is a non-CE, non- speaker lunch allowing for additional exhibitor time.

  • 1:15pm - 1:45pm

    Annoying Arthritis: Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment of the Hip and Knee

    Jeffrey Green NP-C, MSN, FNP

  • 1:45pm - 2:45pm

    When Metformin Isn’t enough. Updates in Diabetes

    Katie Diamond ANP-BC, CDE, BC-ADM

  • 2:45pm - 3:00pm


  • 3:00pm - 3:30pm

    The Vulva: Ya Gotta Respect It!

    Ann Patrice Casale, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC

  • 3:30pm - 4:00pm

    Sleep “You need me”

    Mary Bilthuis, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC

  • 4:00pm - 4:45pm

    The NP FORCE: Finding Your Power!

    Jean Aertker DNP, ARNP,COHN-S, FAANP

  • 4:45pm - 5:15pm

    Wrap up

    Wrap up and raffles-must be present to win