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 in Dallas.

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.


Registration Fee

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

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation of registration must be received in writing.

The conference organizers will not be responsible for reimbursement of airline fees and other accommodation expenses. Walk-in registrations are accepted, but we cannot guarantee seating or conference materials the day of the conference.

Contact Us

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

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