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March 2, 2019     8 am to 5 pm    Kitsap Conference Center, Bremerton, Wa

Conference Agenda 2019

7:00 - 8:00am
Registration, Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:15am
Welcome, Announcements

8:15 - 9:30 am
Session 1
Keynote: The Opioid Epidemic: How We Got Here & How To Get Out
Anna Lembke, MD, author

9:45 - 10:45 am
Session 2 Concurrent Sessions (select one)

Session 2A
Minimally Invasive Surgeries
Rajeev P. Misra, DO
Session 2B
Medication Assisted Therapy for Opiate Use Disorder
Michael Watson, MD
Session 2C
State of the Health in Kitsap County
Susan Turner, MD, MPH
10:45 - 11:00 am
Break and Exhibits

11:00 - 12:00 am
Session 3 Concurrent Workshops (select one)

Session 3A
Neurocognitive Issues in Concussion
Erin Jackson, MS, OTR/L, CSRS, AIB-VR/CON
Jennifer Edwards, PT, DPT, CSRS, AIB-VR/CON
Session 3B
Pros & Cons: Drug Therapy in Deliruim/Dementia
Steven C. Felton, ARNP
Session 3C
Thyroid 101: Lab Interpretation & When to Refer
Zinnia San Juan, MD

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch and Exhibits

1:00 - 2:15 pm
Session 4
Keynote Panel: Recipe Book for Higher Education
Margaret Orn, RN, DNP
Tanya Spoon, DNP, FNP, ARNP

2:30 - 3:30 pm
Session 5 Concurrent Workshops (select one)

Session 5A
Inflammatory Arthritis: An Update
Kory Dewing, DNP, ARNP
Session 5B
EKG Interpretation: A Refresher
Arthur Lee, MD
(Two part workshop. Register for 6B also)
Session 5C
Update on Menopausal Hormone Therapy/The Truth about Bioidentical Hormone Therapy
Linda Miholav, MD

3:30 - 3:45 pm
Break and Exhibits

3:45 - 4:45 pm
Session 6 Concurrent Workshops (select one)

Session 6A
Is This Rash the Start of Something Big?
Michelle Draper, ARNP
Session 6B
EKG Interpretation: Refresher Part 2
Arthur Lee, MD
(Two part workshop. Register for 6A also)
Session 6C
GI Update: What’s New & Upcoming
Narendra Siddiah, MD, Carol Murakami. MD

Conference Ended:
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Nursing care and the specialty areas of nursing are undergoing many changes. It is imperative for nurses to maintain a current understanding of disease management and nursing implications. This program includes a variety of educational topics designed to improve the nurse’s ability to provide patient care across the spectrum of health and illness.

To enhance the knowledge and skills of nurses and advanced practitioners on the Kitsap Peninsula and in surrounding areas. Also, to foster a sense of community and provide networking opportunities among all levels of healthcare providers.

Continuing Nursing Education application has been submitted.

It is the policy of the West Sound Advanced Practice Association and Harrison Medical Center to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individually sponsored or jointly sponsored educational programs. All individuals who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Mechanisms to ensure that presentations are free from commercial bias are in place. Faculty will disclose any off-label and or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Full disclosure of this information will be given at the beginning of the course presentation.

Acknowledgements will be given to all supporters at the time of the conference.

Hard copies of speaker slides and note-taking materials will not be provided. You may download conference materials from our website prior to the conference by going to and clicking on the “Conference Materials” tab. You will be prompted to enter the login and password you receive when you register. Although we do our best to include all speaker notes on the website prior to the conference, we cannot guarantee that each speaker will provide their finalized notes before the symposium.

The option for "day of" registration will be determined on space available. Please preregister. If you need information about "day of" registration availability, please contact WSAPA at There is a high likelihood that registration will be closed before the day of the event due to high registration volume. We encourage you to register early online.

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