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Date(s) - 11/10/2018
8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance


14th Annual Conference APRN’s Excellence in Practice

Saturday, November 10, 2018 8:00am-4:00pm

Booth Set up 7:15 am – 7:45 am>

The 2018  agenda includes the following topics:

This activity will provide the attendee with an update of current and clinically oriented evidenced-based practice resources on issues that impact the practice of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Texas.

“Psychiatrist-Adolescent Mental Health Update”- Dr.  Arden Dingle


“OB/GYN-Contraceptive Update”- Dr.  Denise De Los Santos

Dr Denise De Los Santos


Dr. De Los Santos was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley. She went to PSJA North High School and was accepted into the Medical School Early Acceptance Program, which allowed her to matriculate to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio at age 20 after 3 years of undergraduate education at the University of Texas Pan American. She graduated with an undergraduate degree from UTPA with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry, and UTHSCSA with her Doctorate in Medicine. After completing an OB/GYN residency at New York Downtown Hospital in Manhattan and Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT.



“Associate Director of Government Affairs for TNP – Legislative Update ”- Erin Cusack

Erin Cusack


Erin has a wide range of public affairs and grassroots advocacy experience at the state, national, and international levels. Prior to coming to TNP, she worked as a Policy Analyst for State Representative Eddie Rodriguez of Travis County, where she served as the health care policy analyst and liaison to the Women’s Health Caucus.




“Ethical Issues in the Role of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse ”- Dr. Cynthia Jones, PhD

Cynthia Jones PhD


Dr. Jones is Director of the Office for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention (OVAVP) and is in expert in Bioethics, Advocacy, Feminist Theory, Business Ethics, Ethics & Technology. Dr. Jones received her BA from Creighton University and in 2001 obtained her PhD from the University of Missouri – Columbia.




“Common Orthopedic Injuries in Primary Care” – Dr. Michael Sander

Dr. Michael Sanders


Dr. Sanders is a fellowship trained Orthopaedics surgeon as well as board-certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.




“Pedi-Cardiology Update” – Dr.  Ngozi Agu



Late at the Door – CASH OR CHECK ONLY $ 150
Members, Non Members or Students
Beginning 11/04/201812:00 AM through 11/10/2018:45 AM

Register Early and $ave!

Registration includes materials, meals and breaks!
Early Registration Until 11/03/2018 11:30 PM

Ticket Type Price Spaces
Member $ 125.00
Non Members $ 175.00
Student $ 50.00
Student - Late Registration $ 150.00

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