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  1. 1. register early and save $80 insert A Preconference — july 21 pharmacology UPDATE presented by: Alan P. Agins, PhD and Jody F. Agins, MSN, FNP/GNP-BC page 4 hot topics inprimarycare register online at or by calling 800-377-7707 A National Conference for NPs, MDs, Pas, CNMs, & RNs Jackson Hole, WY home of the Grand Tetons and Gateway to Yellowstone July 21-24, 2013 page 7 Earn up to 20.25 CE hours page 2 Presented in partnership with:
  2. 2. 2 hottopics|july21–24,2013|#htpc13CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM You’re Invited! In the current environment of health promotion and disease prevention, primary care is in the spotlight. The rational use of diagnostic tests and new medications, reduction of cardiovascular risk factors, issues in women’s health care, behavioral approaches for a healthier outcome, and management of chronic disease, all combine as mandates as we move forward in the 21st century. We all know the aging population will put incredible demands on the current health care system. What can we do to prepare for this challenge? And how will the Affordable Care Act impact our practices going forward? Designed for NPs, MDs, PAs, CNMs, and RNs from primary care settings, this 4th annual conference is sponsored by Contemporary Forums, a leader in quality continuing education, in partnership with JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Hot Topics in Primary Care brings together an outstanding panel of clinically active faculty members who will discuss the challenges you face daily in your office or clinic setting. Bring your questions and puzzling cases… this dynamic faculty will give you answers and guidance. Plan now to join your colleagues at Hot Topics in Primary Care! Conference Objectives This program will enable the experienced clinician to better: Accreditation A Certificate of Attendance will be available online after you complete the course requirements, enabling you to register your credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations. To apply for credit not listed below, use the procedure established by the specific organization. Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Preconference: 6.75 ANCC/8.1 CA BRN contact hours Main Conference: 13.5 ANCC/16.2 CA BRN contact hours Contemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516. (ca brn contact hour = 50 minutes) NCC Certified Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Contemporary Forums is a continuing education organization recognized by the National Certification Corporation. This conference covers a variety of the Core Competency Areas and Content Topics required for the NCC’s Certification Maintenance in your specialty. Physicians Preconference: 6.75 credits Main Conference: 13.5 credits Contemporary Forums is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Contemporary Forums designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. CONTENTS Accreditation............................ 2 Conference Schedules..........4 Conference Faculty................6 Online CE Library....................6 Host City Information............ 7 tear-out insert contents Conference Information....... A Hotel Accommodations........B Registration Information......C Registration Form...................D Who should attend? • Family, Adult, Geriatric, and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners • Family Physicians • Internists • Physician Assistants • Nurse-Midwives • Office and Clinic Staff Nurses … and anyone else interested in providing state-of-the-art, comprehensive primary care. • Explore diagnostic and management options for a variety of common conditions seen in the office or clinic setting, including metabolic syndrome, dermatologic conditions, sports injuries, abnormal vaginal bleeding, cognitive changes, and obesity. • Discuss the highlights of the Affordable Care Act and their implications for providing health care and reproductive services for women. • Fine-tune your management of hyperlipidemia, incorporating the new National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP IV) guidelines. • Discuss the pharmacology of select dietary supplements used in primary care. • Synthesize and apply new knowledge through case-based discussion of select clinical challenges. • Develop an interprofessional approach to primary care to maximize patient outcome.
  3. 3. “In my 21 years of practice as a GNP and FNP, this is one of the most pertinent conferences to everyday clinical practice that I have ever attended.” Ann Green, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC Dubois, WY 3 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM 3 uu NEW THIS YEAR! A “Pharmacology Update” provided as an optional Preconference on July 21 where you’ll learn newer trends and options for pharmacotherapy, as well as common clinical issues related to prescribing. The dynamic “Agins team,” instructors for Contemporary Forums’ Pharmacology Course, will be there to share their pearls. uu A number of “Hot Topics” you deal with in your every day practice, addressed in a variety of teaching styles including didactic sessions, faculty panels, concurrent sessions, and interactive case study discussions. uu A comprehensive approach to primary care, including topics on dermatology, sports medicine, women’s health, pharmacology, cardiovascular health and geriatrics. uu Core Competency Areas and Content Topics for NCC Certification Maintenance in your specialty are included in this conference. uu A complimentary subscription to JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Visit uu The glorious setting of Jackson Hole and the Grand Tetons, where you can combine outstanding education with time to explore this incomparable setting. What makes the 2013 Conference a “must attend” event? Mark your calendar, invite a colleague to join you, and plan on a unique learning experience. See you there! july 21 easy ways to REGISTER Online (Credit Card only) Phone (Credit Card only) (800) 377-7707 Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm (Pacific Time) Fax (Credit Card or Purchase Order) (800) 329-9923 Mail Attn: Registrar 6377 Clark Ave., Suite 200 Dublin, CA 94568 Nurse-Midwives Preconference: 6.75 hours Main Conference: 13.5 hours The Continuing Education Committee of the American College of Nurse-Midwives grants reciprocity status to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for Category 1 offerings, providing the program is relevant to nurse-midwifery. Nurse-Midwives may report up to the listed hours of credit. Physician Assistants Preconference: 6.75 hours Main Conference: 13.5 hours The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts Category 1 CME approval from organizations accredited by the ACCME to grant Category 1 hours toward the Physician’s Recognition Award. PAs may report up to the listed hours of credit. Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority Preconference: 6.75 hours Main Conference: 6.5 hours available Rx indicates pharmacology content. Because states’ requirements vary, contact your Board of Nursing for more information. CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM
  4. 4. 4 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COMhottopics|july21–24,2013|#htpc13 Sunday, July 21 7:00 a.m. Preconference Registration Continental Breakfast for Conference Participants 8:00 New Drugs in the Arsenal: The Top 10 Drug Approvals 2011-2013 (R x = .75 hr.) 8:45 What’s New with Anticoagulants? (R x = .75 hr.) 9:30 Refreshment Break 9:45 Challenges in Psychopharmacology: Approaches for Treatment Resistant Depression (R x = 1 hr.) 10:45 Medication Management in the Elderly: Reducing Redundancy and Complications (R x = .75 hr.) 11:30 Questions and Discussion (R x = .5 hr.) 12:00 p.m. Lunch Break (Box lunch will be provided) 12:45 Rational Polypharmacy in the Management of Chronic Pain (R x = 1.25 hr.) 2:00 Refreshment Break 2:15 Infectious Disease Potpourri: New Antibiotics, Emerging Antibiotic Resistance, Adult Vaccines and More (R x = 1 hr.) 3:15 Interesting Cases/Questions and Discussion (R x = .75 hr.) 4:00 Adjourn Sunday, July 21 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Main Conference Registration • Welcome Reception MAIN CONFERENCE monday, July 22 - Wednesday, July 24 Monday, July 22 7:00 a.m. Main Conference Registration Continental Breakfast for Conference Participants 8:00 Hot Topics in Dietary Supplements: Vitamin D, Fish Oils, Probiotics and Others Alan P. Agins, PhD (R x = .75 hr.) 8:45 Pearls and Pitfalls in Dermatology Mona Mofid, MD, FAAD (Rx = .25 hr.) 9:30 Refreshment Break 10:00 The Impact of Metabolic Syndrome on Cardiovascular Health Joyce L. Ross, MSN, ANP, CS, FNLA (R x = .25 hr.) 11:00 The Affordable Care Act and Women’s Health Services: What Primary Care Providers Need to Know Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH 11:45 Managing Behaviors in Dementia Patients Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC (R x = .5 hr.) 12:30 p.m. Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel (R x = .25 hr.) 1:00 Adjourn PRECONFERENCE Pharmacology Update for Primary Care Clinicians Sunday, July 21 Alan P. Agins, PhD Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC Keeping up with new medications and prescribing regimens is a challenge for primary care clinicians. The benefits of medications have to be balanced with the potential for side effects or drug- related complications. It is essential that we understand the interrelationships of disease and effective therapy as we provide the best care for our patients. This Preconference will update you on newer trends and options for pharmacotherapy and will address common clinical issues and concerns related to prescribing medications.Many of you know Alan P. Agins, PhD and Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC as the principal instructors for the Contemporary Forums’ Pharmacology Course. Join them in Jackson Hole for what is certain to be a dynamic and collaborative discussion on what’s new in pharmacology for primary care. Objectives • Identify pharmacologic considerations for a variety of medications used in primary care. • Discussmedicationmanagementforthe elderly,avoiding duplication among care providers and minimizing complications. • Develop a strategy for treating chronic pain through drug combinations. • Demonstrate interprofessional care through collaboration in case discussion.
  5. 5. Registrations must include full tuition payment to be accepted. Registrations faxed without payment will not be processed. Conference communications are sent via email. When registering please provide attendee’s best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. Since conference registration and hotel rooms are limited, early registration is advised. Preconference Main Conference registration fees Nurses, PAs, ** Residents, Others Physicians Early Registration* $175 $425 $525 Regular Registration $215 $465 $565 * Postmarked or phone/fax/online registration and fees received on/before June 10. ** Residents: To qualify, submit facility verification of status with registration. Out of consideration to registrants, children of any age and spouses may not attend the sessions. conference Information Your tuition includes • Welcome Reception • Continental breakfasts • Refreshment breaks • Certificate of Attendance • Online access to presentation handouts and recorded sessions. Online (credit card only) Visit us 24 hours a day at: Phone (credit card only) (800) 377-7707 Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm, Pacific Time before calling, complete all registration information. Fax (credit card or purchase order) (800) 329-9923 Mail Attn: Registrar 6377 Clark Ave., Suite 200 Dublin, CA 94568 4 Easy Ways to Register: Tear-out Insert for your Convenience! hottopics inprimarycare A
  6. 6. Contemporary Forums has a special discount agreement with United Airlines unavailable to the general public. To obtain these special conference fares visit, enter Offer Code ZPCB367092. Hertz is the official car rental agency for the conference. Special rates will be in effect throughout the conference as well as one week before and after. For special rates, call HERTZ at (800) 654-2240 and refer to Contemporary Forums plus the conference discount code CV#03000260. TRAVEL DISCOUNTS A limited block of rooms is being held for you and your guests at special group rates which will be in effect, based on room availability, from July 19 to July 25. The discounted room rate may be available before and after the conference for those wishing to extend their stay. Please inquire when making your hotel reservation. For additional hotel information, call the Snow King Resort at (307) 733-5200. PLEASE NOTE: The Snow King Resort is undergoing a $16 million renovation, which is scheduled to be completed by June. See page 7 for details. WARNING! The hotel room release date is June 18, 2013. In the past, rooms and condos have sold out as early as four weeks before the hotel room block release date, so make your reservations NOW. The rates listed below are available for reservations made before June 18 or until the room block is full, whichever comes first. To have access to the reduced rates, you must make your reservations before June 18. Call the hotel for availability and rates after this date. RATES: $175 single/double (*Rates are per room and subject to prevailing state and local taxes.) FOR ROOM RESERVATIONS: Call (800) 522-KING (5464) and inform them that you are attending the Contemporary Forums’ conference, Hot Topics In Primary Care. Request a confirmation number and written confirmation of your reservation. Reservations must include a first night’s deposit. A limited number of condominiums, adjacent to the hotel, are available. All units except studios have kitchens and can sleep up to 10 people as listed below. PLEASE NOTE: Release date for condos is June 18, 2013. Standard Condos Rates per day: $215 – Studio (2 people) $225 – One bedroom (4 people) $325 – Two bedrooms (6-8 people) $355 – Three bedrooms (8 people) $455 – Four bedrooms (8-10 people) Luxury Love Ridge Condos Rates per day: $235 – Studio Suite $245 – One Bedroom $450 – Two Bedrooms $475 – Three Bedrooms (Rates are per condo and subject to prevailing state and local taxes.) Contact the hotel regarding cancellation policy. For arrivals after 3 p.m., call the hotel on the day of travel to reconfirm reservations. The conference will be held at the newly-renovated Snow King Resort, 400 East Snow King Avenue, Jackson Hole, WY 83001. HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM B hottopics|july21-24,2013|#htpc13
  7. 7. Questions? Method of Tuition Payment Make payment by check (payable to Contemporary Forums and enclose with Registration Form), Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Purchase Order. A $30 fee is charged for any returned check. Personal checks are NOT accepted at the conference. Purchase Orders must be received with registration by the conference date and include the P.O. number, invoice address, tuition, approval signature, contact name, email address and phone number. Contact Contemporary Forums at (800) 377-7707, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Pacific Time) or email: If you require special arrangements at this conference, call (800) 377-7707, at least 30 days prior to the conference. $45 per person discount for 5 or more in a group cancel on/before JUNE 10 to receive a full refund june 10 $25 per person discount for 3 or 4 in a group Group Discounts (Mail, fax or call in together. Online registration is not available.) Tuition discounts are given to groups of 3 or more registering for the complete Main Conference. Discounts do not apply to the Preconference. To qualify for the group discount, all registration information must be complete for all group members, payment included and forms sent together. If faxing, list all group members on cover sheet. Subtract the discount from the tuition fee. Groups may not be formed after individual registrations are received. Partial Attendance (Online registration is not available.) To register, call Contemporary Forums for tuition and CE credit for individual days. Group discounts do not apply. Registrations may not be shared. Cancellations Cancellations may be made by phone or in writing. Cancellations received on/before June 10 receive a full tuition refund. Cancellations received after June 10 are assessed a $20 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations received after the conference begins or for “no shows.” If this meeting is cancelled for any reason, including labor strikes or acts of God, liability is limited to a full refund of registration fees. Program Changes Contemporary Forums reserves the right to make necessary changes in speakers, topics or schedule. The most current program can be found on our website. C
  8. 8. Hot Topics In Primary Care Registration Form Send this form with full payment (U.S. Funds) to: REGISTRATION INFORMATION (Please Print Clearly) *Name,License/Degrees,Placeof Employment,City,Stateappearonyourbadge. *First Name *Last Name *License/Degrees *Place of Employment *City *State Attendee’s email (Required) For confirmation, receipt, handouts prior to conference, and access to your Certificate of Attendance. Provide your best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. Home Address City State Zip Daytime Phone(s) PROFESSIONAL PROFILE Choose ONE category in each section that best applies to you. If you have multiple roles, select the one that occupies the majority of your time. Use “Other” only if none of the choices apply to you. 1. SPECIALTY ❏❏ Adult Health ❏❏ Dermatology ❏❏ Emergency Care ❏❏ Family Practice/Primary Care ❏❏ Geriatrics ❏❏ Internal Medicine ❏❏ Nurse-Midwifery ❏❏ Women’s Health ❏❏ Other:__________ 2. LICENSE/PROFESSION ❏❏ CNM/NM ❏❏ FNP/ANP ❏❏ MD/DO ❏❏ NP-Women’s Health/OB/GYN ❏❏ PA/PA-C ❏❏ RN/RNC ❏❏ Other:__________ 3. CLINICAL SETTING ❏❏ College Health Service ❏❏ HMO ❏❏ Hospital-Based Clinic ❏❏ Hospital Inpatient ❏❏ Military Clinic/Hospital ❏❏ Multi-Specialty Group ❏❏ Physician Office ❏❏ Planned Parenthood ❏❏ Primary Care Clinic/Office ❏❏ Private Practice ❏❏ Public Health/Community Clinic ❏❏ Retail Clinic ❏❏ Rural Health Center ❏❏ University/Academia ❏❏ Other:________ We collect this data in order to provide you with information about Contemporary Forums and conferences. If you prefer not to receive further information, please see our privacy statement at REGISTER TO ATTEND: q Preconference Pharmacology Update for Primary Care Clinicians (July 21) q Main Conference (July 22-24) concurrent sessions selection (Tuesday, July 23) See page 5 Please indicate the numbers of your session choices below. #1 (8:00 a.m.) #2 (9:15 a.m.) #3 (10:45 a.m.) #4 (12:00 p.m.) PAYMENT SUMMARY #86 Early Fee Postmark Deadline: june 10 Conference Content via Library Only $ -OR- Main Conference $ Group Discount* -$ Preconference +$ TOTAL PAYMENT ENCLOSED $ *See Insert C. Registration forms must be sent in together. ❏ Check/Money Order Payable to Contemporary Forums Credit Card # Exp. Date Print Cardholder’s Name Billing Address City State Zip Payer Email Payer Phone # Contemporary Forums Attn: Registrar 6377 Clark Ave., Suite 200 Dublin, CA 94568 OR register online 24/7 at: Phone: (800) 377-7707 Fax: (800) 329-9923 OFFICE USE ONLY: C_____ D____ Code from back cover (above address): D CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COMhottopics|july21-24,2013|#htpc13
  9. 9. 5 hottopics|july21–24,2013|#htpc13CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM MAIN CONFERENCE (continued) Tuesday, July 23 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast for Conference Participants 8:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS #1 #11 Basic Wound Care: Assessment, Documentation Treatment Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC (R x = .25 hr.) #12 Contraceptive Management for Women with Chronic Medical Conditions: Case Dilemmas Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH (Rx = 1 hr.) 9:00 Session Change 9:15 CONCURRENT SESSIONS #2 #21 Serotonin Syndrome: Causes, Differential Diagnosis, and Treatment Alan P. Agins, PhD (R x = .75 hr.) #22 Managing Obesity with Your Patients: It’s All About Lifestyle Joyce L. Ross, MSN, ANP, CS, FNLA (R x = .25 hr.) 10:15 Refreshment Break 10:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS #3 #31 Common Cases in Sports Medicine Andrew John Maxwell Gregory, MD, FAAP, FACSM (R x = .25 hr.) #32 Menopause Symptom Management: What Really Works? Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH (R x = .5 hr.) 11:45 Session Change 12:00 p.m. CONCURRENT SESSIONS #4 #41 Managing Hypercholesterolemia: Challenging Cases Joyce L. Ross, MSN, ANP, CS, FNLA (R x = .5 hr.) #42 And the Winner Is... Recognizing Contact Allergens Mona Mofid, MD, FAAD (R x = .5 hr.) 1:00 Adjourn Wednesday, July 24 7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast for Conference Participants 8:00 Managing “Weekend Warrior” Injuries Andrew John Maxwell Gregory, MD, FAAP, FACSM (R x = .25 hr.) 8:45 The NCEP Guidelines from Research to Clinical Practice: Fine-Tune Your Management Joyce L. Ross, MSN, ANP, CS, FNLA (R x = .25 hr.) 9:30 Acute Knee Injuries: Essential History Exam Andrew John Maxwell Gregory, MD, FAAP, FACSM (R x = .25 hr.) 10:15 Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel 10:30 Refreshment Break 10:45 You Make the Diagnosis: Dermatology in Primary Care Mona Mofid, MD, FAAD (R x = .25 hr.) 11:30 Too Much, Too Little, Too Late: Managing Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH (R x = .25 hr.) 12:15 p.m. An Approach to Understanding Skin Cancer and Dysplastic Nevi Mona Mofid, MD, FAAD (R x = .25 hr.) 1:00 Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel (R x = .25 hr.) 1:15 Adjourn R X =Pharmacology credit for Prescriptive Authority choose one topic in each time period and note your selection on the registration form.
  10. 10. 6 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COMhottopics|july21–24,2013|#htpc13 h j Conference Faculty Alan P. Agins, PhD President, PRN Associates Continuing Healthcare Education Tucson, Arizona Jody F. Agins, MSN, RNP, FNP/GNP-BC, WCC Chief Medical Officer, Soreo Pathways President, Seminars for Healthcare Education, Inc. Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice Tucson, Arizona Andrew John Maxwell Gregory, MD, FAAP, FACSM Associate Professor, Orthopedics Pediatrics Program Director, Pediatric Sports Medicine Fellowship Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Team Physician, Vanderbilt and Belmont Universities Nashville, Tennessee Mona Mofid, MD, FAAD Medical Director, American Melanoma Foundation Dermatologist, San Diego Skin, Inc. La Jolla, California Michael S. Policar, MD, MPH Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, California Medical Director, UCSF Family PACT Evaluation California Office of Family Planning Sacramento, California Joyce L. Ross, MSN, ANP, CS, FNLA Certified Clinical Lipid Specialist Consultative Education Specialist Cardiovascular Risk Intervention Past President, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association Guest Lecturer and Clinical Preceptor University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Exhibits For exhibit space availability or additional information: Phone: (925) 361-4807 Email: Visit: Email Updates If you are not currently receiving conference and/or online CE library information and updates via email, please go to and join our mailing list or update your email address. You will then be notified of all conferences as soon as they are announced as well as have access to all special promotions. All email addresses are for Contemporary Forums use only. JNP Complimentary Subscription JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners is pleased to offer you a complimentary subscription to the journal. Stay abreast of current clinical management issues by reviewing the Hot Topics in Primary Care column each month in the JNP. Visit to register for your complimentary subscription. Interested in Being Published? Submit Your Work! JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners is looking for articles on the following topics: • Women’s Health • Diabetes Management • Dermatology • Cardiovascular Disease • Obesity • Care of the Older Adult • Psychiatric/Mental Health • Family Practice • Aesthetics and Cosmetics • Activity and Health For more information on submitting your work to JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, visit or Can’t attend this live conference? USE OUR Online CE Library Register for online access to the recorded conference before 7/21/13 for special pre- order discount. Cost is $225 and includes: • Access to all recorded Preconference and Main Conference sessions • Online post-tests to earn over 30 hours of ANCC/ACCME credit • Unlimited access to your multimedia presentations for one year ONLINE CE Library GROUP DISCOUNTS Hospitals, clinics and healthcare facilities can provide and manage quality accredited continuing education to meet staff needs. To request group account details and pricing visit or call (925) 361-4811.
  11. 11. 7 CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COMhottopics|july21–24,2013|#htpc13 Area Activities Listed below are the many activities and recreational opportunities available in the Jackson Hole area. The Activities Coordinator at the Snow King Resort will send activity descriptions, details, pricing and advance activity reservation forms to all registrants before the conference. host city: jackson hole Websites to Visit: • Whitewater River Rafting • Wild West Jeep Tour • Scenic Float Trip on Snake River • Boat/Kayak Rentals • Yellowstone Park Tour (Lower Loop) • Wildlife Expeditions • Covered Wagon Cookout and Show • Guided Hiking and Biking Tours • Grand Teton National Park Tour • Hot Air Balloon Rides • Jackson Hole Rodeo • Grand Teton Music Festival • Horseback Riding • Hang Gliding Rides • Guided Fishing Trips Set in the shadow of the towering Grand Teton Mountains, Jackson Hole is a unique blend of Old West charm and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Within its confines lie Grand Teton National Park, the National Elk Refuge and the friendly town of Jackson -- the gateway to Yellowstone National Park. Our conference site, the Snow King Resort, is undergoing a $16 million renovation to be completed in June which includes: • Beautifully remodeled guest rooms and bathrooms. • Renovated restaurant and bar area with vistas of the mountain landscape. • Completely renovated and remodeled meeting space. • Updated pool, spa and work-out facilities. • 3 new shuttles for complimentary airport transportation. • Additional service staff and improved service standards for all employees. • Significantly enhanced WiFi capability. Past guests at the Snow King will be amazed at the transformation and new guests will experience a first class resort in a world class destination. Activities abound at the Snow King including horseback riding, the Alpine Slide down Snow King Mountain, miniature golf, and a chairlift to the mountaintop. The Grand Tetons may be the world’s greatest range of mountains to behold – enjoy a hike on one of the clearly marked trails and capture the dazzling array of wild flowers and prolific wildlife. The conference schedule has been arranged to allow time to enjoy the activities of the area, including whitewater rafting, golf, horseback riding, mountain biking, jeep tours, and fly fishing. You may also want to extend your stay to tour Yellowstone – our country’s first national park and largest outside of Alaska. Go to to read more about Jackson Hole.
  12. 12. hottopics|july21–24,2013|#CFHotTopics ContemporaryForums6377ClarkAvenue,Suite200Dublin,CA94568 hottopics inprimarycarePRSRTSTD U.S.POSTAGEPAID CONTEMPOARYFORUMS registerearlyand save$80 InsertA Preconference—july21 pharmacologyUPDATEpresentedby: AlanP.Agins,PhDand JodyF.Agins,MSN,FNP/GNP-BC page4 JacksonHole,WY homeoftheGrandTetonsandGatewaytoYellowstone July21-24,2013 page7 Earnupto 20.25CEhours page2 ANationalConferenceforNPs,MDs,Pas,CNMs,RNs Presentedinpartnershipwith: CODE:OS pleasesharethiswithyourcolleagues. 2013CONFERENCE CALENDAR(partiallisting) ContraceptiveTechnologyApr17-20Washington,DC AdvancesinHealthCareforWomenOver40Apr28-30Scottsdale,AZ AdolescentHealthCareMay2-4Orlando,FL OfficeGynocologyJuly28-31JacksonHole,WY PharmacologyforAdvancedPracticeCliniciansAug19-25SanFrancisco,CA PharmacologyforAdvancedPracticeCliniciansSep30-Oct6Washington,DC AmbulatoryOB/GYNNursingOct13-16LasVegas,NV ContraceptiveTechnology:QuestforExcellenceOct31-Nov2Atlanta,GA PharmacologyforAdvancedPracticeCliniciansNov11-17LasVegas,NV Forcompleteconferenceinformation,, calltoll-freeat(800) ContemporaryForumsisadivisionofAmericanCareerCollege. CALENDAR