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

NPCPBC ANNUAL CONFERENCE-Waves of Change: Oceans of Opportunities

Hilton Palm Beach Airport
150 Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Friday, October 20, 2017 at 4:00pm ET - Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 5:00pm ET
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150 Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33406


Additional Information

**New this year online CE courses for registered attendees**

Both Medical errors and Nurse Practice Act will be available online to anyone who is registered for the conference and will receive 2 CEU for each one completed.


Registration Refund and Cancellation Policy

Cancellation & Refund Policy
Refunds will not be issued after Monday September 25, 2017

Cancellation Policy
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  2017 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 (minus any legal, hotel, administraitive fees that may be necessary) that are paid to NPCPBC.

Refunds: Refunds on paid registrations will be issued for written cancellation requests received, via email, no later than September 25, 2017. All refunds will be issued for the paid registration minus a $50 administrative fee or a $25 administrative fee for a student/retired registration. Refunds will not be issued after Monday, September 25, 2017.

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

NPCPBC ANNUAL CONFERENCE-Waves of Change: Oceans of Opportunities

Event Agenda

Friday, October 20, 2017 at 4:00pm ET - Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 5:00pm ET

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

Friday, October 20, 2017

  • 3:00pm - 6:00pm


  • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    What is a Qui Tam Whistleblower?Medicare Fraud Laws and a Qui Tam Overview

    Ryon McCabe, McCabe Rabin, P.A.
    1.0 CE Credit

    An overview of the False Claims Act and it's role in combatting healthcare fraud.

  • 5:00pm - 6:00pm

    Hyperthyroidism: Differential and Management

    Dr. Paul Aoun D.O., PhD
    1.0 CE Credit

    “Hypethyroidism differential and management”

  • 6:00pm - 7:00pm


    Dr. Loretta Ford BSN, MSN, EdD
    1.0 CE Credit

    History and hysterics-The NP Story

Saturday, October 21, 2017

  • 7:00am - 3:30pm


  • 8:00am - 9:00am




  • 9:00am - 10:30am

    Oceans of Opportunity: Nurse Practitioners Hold the Key

    1.5 CE Credits

    Explore techniques which may be utilized by nurse practitioners to advance the profession and ultimately eliminate barriers to patient care.

  • 10:30am - 11:30am


  • 11:30am - 12:30pm

    Healthy Minds-Prevention, Treat and Cure Memory Loss

    Mark Brody MD
    1.0 CE Credit

    Review of where we are for Alzheimer's research.

  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm



  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm

    Food for the Brain: Learning How What We Eat Affects Cognition and May Prevent or Delay Dementia

    Lenore Arab, PhD
    1.0 CE Credit

    Gain insight into the ability of new technologies to shed light on how diet affects brain functionin

  • 2:30pm - 2:45pm


  • 2:45pm - 3:45pm

    Psoriatic Arthritis

    Margaret Bobonich, DNP, FNP-C, DCNP, FAANP

    Updates in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Management: Best Practices for Effective Care.

  • 3:45pm - 4:45pm

    Women's Health

    Dina Bredeau MSN, ARNP
    1.0 CE Credit

    Principles and Management of Menopause

  • 4:45pm - 5:15pm

    Wrap up

    Wrap up and raffles-must be present to win

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