Tentative Schedule (subject to change)

Wednesday, November 7
11:00 am - 7:00 pm 11:00 am
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 2:00 pm

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurologically based disorder affecting approximately 11% of children between the ages of 4-17 years . The number of children with an ADHD diagnosis has increased, with boys (13.2%) more likely ...

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3:30 pm - 3:45 pm 3:30 pm

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3:45 pm - 5:15 pm 3:45 pm

In recent U.S. surveys, about 8% of adolescents reported having major depressive disorder (MDD) in the past year, while in children and adolescents aged 8 to15 years, 2% of boys and 4% of girls report having MDD in the past year.  Children an...

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Thursday, November 8
7:00 am - 7:45 am 7:00 am
7:45 am - 8:00 am 7:45 am
  • Larry Newman (Speaker) Director of Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Iowa College of Nursing
8:00 am - 9:00 am 8:00 am
  • Benjamin J Smith, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA (Speaker) Director of Didactic Education, School of Physician Assistant Practice, Florida State University College of Medicine Tallahassee, FL

This session will address the pathophysiology of chronic pain, evidence-based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment options for osteoarthritis and chronic low back pain, emerging treatment modalities to consider in managing these condition...

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9:00 am - 9:15 am 9:00 am

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9:15 am - 10:15 am 9:15 am
Main Conference Room
  • Christine Kessler (Speaker) MN, CNS, ANP, BC-ADM, CDTC, FAANP, Founder, Metabolic Medicine Associates in King George, Virginia
10:15 am - 11:15 am 10:15 am
  • Christine Kessler (Speaker) MN, CNS, ANP, BC-ADM, CDTC, FAANP, Founder, Metabolic Medicine Associates in King George, Virginia
11:15 am - 12:45 pm 11:15 am

Please visit our Exhibitors, view Posters, and take time to network!

11:30 am - 12:00 pm 11:30 am
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm 12:45 pm

Dr. Boonstra will review the burden of HPV related disease and the efficacy and safety f the HPV vaccine, and will review strategies for making a strong vaccination recommendation.

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm 1:45 pm
  • Nate Noble (Speaker) Medical Director, Blank Children's Developmental Center
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm 2:45 pm

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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm 3:00 pm
  • Gretchen Brown-Waech (Speaker) Human Trafficking Coordinator, Iowa Attorney General's Office, Crime Victims Assistance Division

Studies have shown that up to 87.8% of human trafficking victims will encounter a health care professional while they are being trafficked. This is an enormous opportunity to offer information and resources, and perhaps help guide someone out of t...

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 4:00 pm
  • Kathryn Tierney (Speaker) MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, Middlesex Hospital MultiSpecialty Group

Transgender hormone therapy is just one part of a person's health.  Nurse practitioners will be able to use the information provided in this lecture to be able to approach and care for transgender people competently and confidently. This pres...

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8:00 pm - 9:00 pm 8:00 pm
TBA

Slow Flow Yoga- Gentle poses in a relaxing practice that will be held longer, helping you feel calm and relaxed to end your long day. Yoga Nidra to end your practice and prepare you for the weekend ahead.

Friday, November 9
5:30 am - 6:30 am 5:30 am
TBA

Vinyasa Flow Yoga- All levels Yoga class guiding you mindfully throughout poses that you can modify or deepen. Starting slow and building into a warm practice to get you ready for the day. 

7:00 am - 8:00 am 7:00 am
  • Lynn Rankin (Speaker) MD, Unity Point Health, Neurology

Sponsored Migraine Presentation by Teva

Program objectives are:

  • Discuss migraine diagnosis, impact on patients, and migraine treatment guidelines
  • Develop understanding of migraine pathophysiology
  • Review the preventive treatment of migraine in adu...
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9:00 am - 9:15 am 9:00 am

Please visit our Exhibitors!

9:15 am - 10:15 am 9:15 am
  • Alison St Germain (Speaker) Nutrition Faculty in Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Iowa State University

Deconstruct weight stigma and learn how it hinders clinician-patient communication and how it increases likelihood of poor health behaviors. Explore non-diet weight neutral approaches to well-being as an alternative to the weight centered interven...

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10:15 am - 11:15 am 10:15 am
  • Kenya Beard (Speaker) Dean of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, Nassau Community College
11:00 am - 2:00 pm 11:00 am
Lobby Area

Stop by and get a free massage from a PCI Academy massage student.  The will be available from 11a to 2p.

11:15 am - 12:45 pm 11:15 am

Please visit our Exhibitors, get a massage, view Posters, and network with friends!

11:30 am - 12:00 pm 11:30 am
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm 12:45 pm
  • Katie Halbmaier (Speaker) Lecturer, The University of Iowa College of Nursing
  • Virginia Conley (Speaker) Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Eyerly Ball Community Health Mental Services
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm 1:45 pm
  • Lorene Mein (Speaker) Nurse Practitioner, Mercy Clinics

This session is aimed at looking at the prevalence of tobacco/nicotine use, and the various types of nicotine products, as well as how the addiction and the habit of tobacco use play into treatment.  We will look at the treatment options and ...

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2:45 pm - 3:00 pm 2:45 pm
  • Larry Newman (Speaker) Director of Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Iowa College of Nursing

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