The 2024 UofL Health Advanced Practice Provider Conference will take place on Aug. 2-3. If you have questions, please email


Conference Schedule

Friday, Aug. 2

8:30-9 a.m.


9-10 a.m.

Healing with Nutrition
Dana Erwin

Application of PCR Testing in Women’s Health in a Primary Care Setting
Dedra Hayden

10-11 a.m.

Abdominal Transplant
Leigh Schnell and Panayiota Smeathers

Interactive Pediatric Case Series
Emily McCrae/Leann Baker

11 a.m.-noon

*Structural Heart Disease*
Teresa Browning

Chronic Pelvic Pain: Understanding the Complexities of Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women
Alyce Abraham

Noon-1 p.m.


1-1:30 p.m.

DNP Posters

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Centering Care around Well-Being: The Need for Connection and Belonging
Tracey Gaslin

*Geriatric Pharmacology*
Kristen Martin

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Diagnosing and Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a Primary Care Setting
Brittney Corniel

2:30-4:30 p.m. Imaging Workshop
Dr Chorney

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Rising US Maternal Mortality: How does implicit bias factor in?
Karen Turner


Saturday, Aug. 3

8:30-9 a.m.


9-10 a.m.

*Legal Implications with Cannabis*
Amber Cann

10-11 a.m.

When is Bleeding Too Much? Understanding Coagulation and How to Help
Tracey Gaslin

11 a.m.-noon

*Diagnosis and Management of Vascular Disease*
Travis Simpson

Noon-1 p.m.


1-2 p.m.

*Common Psychiatric Conditions, Treatment, and Side Effects*
Hermys Yanes-Boza

2-3 p.m.

Evidence-based Approaches to the Management of Cardiogenic and Septic Shock: Clinical Updates
Shannon Shumaker and Ronda Johnson

2-3:30 p.m. Suture Workshop
Collan Darnall


Registration options

  • Full (two-day) Conference/No Workshop: $60 (up to 11.5 contact hours, Pharm TBD)
  • Half Conference (one-day)/No Workshop: $40 (up to 6 contact hours, Pharm TBD)
  • Virtual $60: Selected lectures only. Session line up for Aug. 2 will be posted closer to event date. The 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. sessions will be one of the two listed, you will get access to the session with higher in person volume.

Workshop add-ons

  • Imaging Workshop: $30 Max 50 registrants
  • Suture Workshop: $30 Max 30 registrants

Other things

  • Parking: $5

Completion Requirements

Live, in-person

In order to obtain nursing contact hours, you must attend the entire activity, complete any required skills and complete evaluation of the session.

Live, virtual

In order to obtain nursing contact hours, you must be signed in under your name, participate in entire session and complete evaluation.

At this time there are not relevant financial relationships identified for any member of the planning committee or any presenter/author of the program content.

This seminar is jointly provided by UofL Health and UofL School of Nursing.

Provider Approval Statement

UofL Health is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.