Advanced Practice Providers Conference

Guiding Their Journey: Improving Patient Care

January 25 to January 26, 2019

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple • Temple, 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.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

  • 7 a.m.


  • 7:50 a.m.

    Welcome / Opening Remarks

    Kathleen Shuey, ACNS-BC
    Ellie Bass, ACNP

  • Keynote Address

    8 a.m.

    Burnout in Healthcare

  • 9 a.m.


  • Breakout Session 1

    9:20 a.m.

    Acute Delirium

    Meredith, ACNP

  • Advances in Inpatient Practice

    Ryan English, PAC

  • Breakout Session 2

    10:30 a.m.

    Pulmonary Hypertension

    Latora Scott, PhD, RN, CHFN

  • Trauma

    Adrian Ramos, AGACNP

  • 11:30 a.m.


  • Hot Topics in Anticoagulation

    Teena Sam, PharmD

  • Breakout Session 3

    1:05 p.m.

    Extra Corporeal Membranous Oxygenation (ECMO)

    Sara Kearns, BSN, RN, CCRN-CSC

  • Respiratory Tools and Toys

    Richard Walker, MBA, DBA, RRT

  • 2:05 p.m.


  • Breakout Session 4

    2:25 p.m.

    Advances in Heart Failure

    Heather Shewmake, ACNP

  • Critical Care Ultrasound

  • Closing Remarks

    3:25 p.m.

    Looking into my Crystal Ball: Where Are We Going?

    Beth Beckman, CNO,
    Baylor University Medical Center

  • 4:25 p.m.



Mayborn Auditorium - Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple

The symposium will held in the Medical Education Building, Mayborn Auditorium on the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple campus.

Download campus map

2401 S. 31st St.
Temple, TX 76508


A block of sleeping rooms have been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn Temple. A special guest room rate has been granted for attendees of this meeting.

To make reservations at this rate, call the hotel directly at 254.773.0200 and use group code APP119 or book online. Reservations must be made by Dec. 25, 2018.

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

Accreditation and Credit Designation

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 10.3 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the AAPA Review Panel. The total number of approved credits is yet to be determined.


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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