Advanced Practice Providers Conference

Emerging Trends in Patient Care

January 24 to January 25, 2020

Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center • Dallas, Texas


Full agenda coming soon.

  • Friday, January 25, 1:30 – 6:00
    • Leadership and APP Practice Issues
    • Integrating Psychiatry and Primary Care
    • Nephrology – Disorders of Water Balance
    • Liver Disease – All Roads Lead to Cirhosis
  • Saturday, January 26, 8:00 – 4:30
    • Diabetes
    • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    • Palliative Care
    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Common Mental Illnesses
    • Geriatrics
    • MICU Topics
    • Autism
    • Heart Failure
    • Pain and Opioids


Presentation materials, when available, maybe downloaded in pdf format. The password will be emailed to participants prior to the activity.

Friday, January 24, 2020

  • 7:30 a.m.

    Light Breakfast and Vendor Booths

  • 8 a.m.

    Welcome and Conference Instructions

  • 8:10 a.m.


  • 9 a.m.


    Meredith Holmes, NP

  • 9:50 a.m.


  • 10 a.m.

    Geriatrics: An Overview

    CPPL team

  • 12 p.m.

    Break and grab box lunch

  • 12:15 p.m.


    BUMC PharmD

  • 1:15 p.m.

    Concurrent 1A: Pediatric Orthopedics

  • Concurrent 2A: ECMO

    Sara Kearns, RN, BSN, CCRN-CSC

  • 2:05 p.m.

    Preoperative Authorization

  • 2:55 p.m.


  • 3:05 p.m.

    Concurrent 1B: Infectious Diseases

    Cedric Spak, MD, MPH

  • Concurrent 2B: Pulmonary Hypertension

  • 3:55 p.m.


  • 4:45 p.m.


Saturday, January 25, 2020

  • 8 a.m.

    Welcome and Conference Instructions

  • 8:10 a.m.

    Advances in Heart Failure

  • 9 a.m.

    Concurrent 3A: Nephrology - ARI

  • Concurrent 3B: Critical Care Ultrasound

  • 9:50 a.m.


  • 10 a.m.

    Controlled Substance

    Frank McStay

  • 10:20 a.m.

    AstraZeneca Lunch

    (NO CE)

  • 12 p.m.

    Closing Keynote: APP Practice

  • 1 p.m.

    Skills 1: Suturing

  • 2 p.m.

    Skills 2: Ultrasound

  • 3 p.m.

    Skills 3: Splinting

  • 4 p.m.



Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center - Dallas

The symposium will held in the 10th floor conference room of the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center on the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas campus.

The Baylor University Medical Center campus encompasses many hospital buildings, programs and office buildings. A variety of parking options are available, including self-park, valet, covered parking and private lots.

Download campus map

3410 Worth St,
Dallas, TX 75246


A block of sleeping rooms have been reserved at the Home2 Suites by Hilton Dallas Downtown at Baylor Scott & White. A special guest room rate of $149 single and $159 double has been granted for attendees of this meeting.

To make reservations at this rate, call the hotel directly at 866.238.4218 and mention conference name "BSWH APP Conference" or "Emerging Trends in Patient Care."

Baylor Scott & White Health employees must follow the reservation and lodging guidelines outlined in the Travel and Business Expense Policy.


Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 17.3 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the AAPA Review Panel. The total number of approved credits is yet to be determined.

You must attend the entire day on Friday to be eligible to receive CE credits. Saturday attendance through 1:00 pm and afternoon skills sessions will have separate CE credits.



Friday and Saturday

BSWH or HTPN APPs: $100
BSWH or HTPN RNs: $75
Non-employees: $200
Students: $50

Friday only or Saturday only

BSWH or HTPN APPs and RNs: $50
Non-employees: $100
Students: $50

Additional Skills Fees







20 seats/skill session, working APP given preference over students

Pre-Purchased Parking

1-day parking


2-day parking


Free parking in Lot 7 at corner of Worth and Hill streets (gates will be raised to exit at 5 PM on Friday and 4 PM on Saturday).

Cancellation and Refund Policy

For cancellations, please contact Nanette.Myers@BSWHealth.org. Course fees will be refunded (less administrative fee of $10) if a cancellation is made prior to January 17, 2020.

After January 17, 2020, no refunds will be granted, but you may substitute another person to take your seat.

Contact Us

Shelley Faber, MSN, RN-BC, RNC-NIC
Phone: 214.820.4341
Naomi Thompson
Phone: 254.724.4389

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