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

NPCPBC Annual Conference - “Entrepreneurial Spirit of the NP”

Embassy Suites by Hilton Palm Beach Gardens PGA Boulevard
4350 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

Friday, September 30, 2022 at 6:00pm ET - Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 5:00pm ET
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4350 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410



Additional Information

This conference will proceed as planned.

We hope you will attend starting Friday evening.



Exhibitor Set Up Time- Saturday October 1st- 7am

Registration Refund and Cancellation Policy

No Refunds

Event Agenda

NPCPBC Annual Conference - “Entrepreneurial Spirit of the NP”

Event Agenda

Friday, September 30, 2022 at 6:00pm ET - Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 5:00pm ET

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

Friday, September 30, 2022

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Poster Presentations

    1. Katie Diamond, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, CDCES, BC-ADM- Improving Glucose Control in Primary Care Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Using Retrospective Continuous Glucose Monitoring 2. Jenn Kuretski DNP, APRN, FNP-C, AAHIVS- MRSA - What’s New Beyond the Guidelines for Treatment? 3. Eileen Ginsburg, DNP, FNP-BC,APRN-BC - The Physiologic Need for Vitamin D 4. Valessa Joseph, DNP,  APRN-C, CCRN, RN - Communication Challenges and HealthCare effects from Covid-19 5. Ronit Gerecht FNP-C - Improving ADHD Symptoms in Children Using Probiotics. 6. Jennifer Fleigelman DNP, APRN, FNP-C - Ending the HIV Epidemic: Evaluation of a Rapid Entry in Care Program for Persons with HIV in Palm Beach County
    0.5 CE Credits

    Appetizers, networking opportunities and poster presentations
    Sponsor- Clarity Lab Solutions

Saturday, October 1, 2022

  • 7:00am - 7:30am

    Exhibitor Set Up

  • 7:30am - 8:15am

    Registration and Exhibitors (Tentative Agenda)

    Opening Remarks and Announcements at 8:15

  • 8:30am - 9:30am

    Breakfast -“How the mission of Clinics Can Help can improve the quality of life for your patients.”

    Owen O’Neill

    Sponsored by Clinics Can Help

  • 9:30am - 10:00am

    Break and Exhibitors, Photographer

    Photographer Karla Korn will be back to take professional photos of our attendees at no cost. These will be provided shortly after the conference for download and personal use.

  • 10:00am - 11:30am

    Independent Practice and Business Opportunities for the Nurse Practitioner

    Wendy Wright, DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP
    1.5 CE Credits

    Keynote. Wendy Wright will be presenting live (virtually) about business opportunities and lessons learned from her 15 years of experience owning her own practice.

  • 11:30am - 12:00pm

    Break and Exhibitors

  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Lunch -Connecting the Dots Between ASCVD and T2D


    Sponsored by NovoNordisk
    Non-CE Lecture

  • 1:00pm - 1:30pm

    Documentation & Coding for the Nurse Practitioner

    Jean Acevedo, LHRM, CPC, CHC, CENTC
    0.5 CE Credits

    Review recent billing and coding updates

  • 1:30pm - 2:00pm

    Business & Aesthetics

    Bonnie K. Marting, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
    0.5 CE Credits

    Learn about the business of aesthetics and how to incorporate aesthetics into your practice.

  • 2:00pm - 2:30pm

    Policy Update for the NP Entrepreneur

    Doreen Cassarino, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, BC-ADM, FAANP, FNAP
    0.5 CE Credits

    During this presentation the impact of health policy on NP practice will be discussed as well as current
    trends that influence the NP entrepreneur. Techniques that every NP can implement to influence the
    legislative process and health policy outcomes with be introduced and will include but not limited to
    keeping informed, participating in PAC, involvement in letter writing campaigns, visiting legislators and
    participation in legislator campaigns.

  • 2:30pm - 3:00pm


  • 3:00pm - 3:30pm

    What degree is right for me? A higher education forum

    Katie Diamond, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, CDCES, BC-ADM; Christine Brooks, EdD, MSN, APRN-BC; Nakisha Williams DNP; Charrita Ernewein, PhD, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, SANE-A
    0.5 CE Credits

    Listen to perspectives from a diverse group of NPs on furthering education

  • 3:30pm - 4:00pm

    Nurse Practitioners as Entrepreneurs

    Dr. Donna Murray and Christine Brooks, EdD, MSN, APRN-BC
    0.5 CE Credits

    Learn tips and tricks from two local nurse practitioners who started their own businesses in Palm Beach County.

  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Conference Wrap up, awards

  • 5:00pm - 5:30pm

    Virtual on-demand CEs offered with registration

    Contraceptive Updates 2022: Lawren E Mundy, APRN, PHD Osteoporosis Updates: Eileen Ginsburg, DNP From the Clinic to the Classroom: A Nurse Practitioner's Perspective on Making the Jump to Academia: Bryce Catarelli, DNP, FNP Diabetes in Older Adults: Katie Diamond, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, CDCES, BC-ADM Common Dermatological Disorders: A Primary Care Perspective: Kelly N. White PhD, APRN, FNP-C, CNE
    4.5 CE Credits


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