Friday, October 13, 2017
Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA

The Fall GPNA & GPPMA Meetings – Friday, October 13 – Cobb Energy Center.

Mark your calendar and plan to attend.

The GPNA and the GPPMA bi-annual meetings feature sessions on current pediatric practice management and pediatric nursing issues. There is an exhibition area with vendors who have products and services that are beneficial to pediatric staff. During the wrap up session of the meeting, names will be randomly drawn for excellent door prizes.

The GPNA and the GPPMA bi-annual meetings feature sessions on current pediatric practice management and pediatric nursing issues. There is an exhibition area with vendors who have products and services that are beneficial to pediatric staff.

Attention Prospective Vendors: Click Here to visit Exhibitor Info Page.

This Meeting is Green

Registrants will receive a link to the handouts via email two weeks prior to the meeting. Participants can pre-print handouts from the web site or, if they choose, bring their electronic device to the session. Join us in our environment-friendly effort.

Location/Directions

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is located in northwest Atlanta at the intersection of I-75 and I-285, just 25 minutes from Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport, and minutes from downtown and Buckhead. With its unparalleled location, the Centre offers direct interstate access, providing a smooth entrance for performances and events. The Centre is located in northwest Atlanta, at 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway at Akers Mill Road, adjacent to I-75 inside I-285.  http://www.cobbenergycentre.com

Take Exit 258/Cumberland Boulevard off I-75. Go west on Cumberland Boulevard and take a right on Cobb Galleria Parkway. The Centre is at the intersection of Cobb Galleria Parkway and Akers Mill Road. Parking is available on site. There is also an HOV exit from northbound I-75 and on ramp to southbound I-75 at Akers Mill Road, adjacent to the Centre.

There is a $6 parking fee at the Cobb Energy Centre.

Where Can I Stay?

A block of rooms have been reserved for GPNA & GPPMA attendees at the Embassy Suites Atlanta – Galleria.  The hotel is conveniently located across the street from the Cobb Energy Center at 2815 Akers Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30339.  The conference rate is $179.  If you are interested in staying at the Embassy Suites for the GPPMA/GPNA Meeting please use the following link to reserve your room at the conference rate of $179-199.  The hotel is conveniently located across the street from the Cobb Energy Center at 2815 Akers Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30339.

Reservations can be made online or call 770.984.9300 and ask for the Ga Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics room block.  Be sure to make your reservation before September 28, 2017.

Georgia Pediatric Nurses Association
Fall 2017 Meeting

October 13, 2017 – Cobb Energy Centre, Atlanta, Ga

7:45 – 8:30 am
Registration & Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:30 – 8:35 am
Welcome & Announcements
Dorothy Agyepong, CPNP, GPNA Chair
Columbus Regional Medical Group, Columbus

8:35 – 9:20 am
Understanding Gynecologic Needs of the Pediatric Population
Nancy Sokkary, MD
Assistant Professor Department of OB/GYN, Associate Program
Director for the Department of OB/GYN, Navicent Health, Macon

9:20 –10:20 am
Adroit or ‘a Drift’ in the Transition of Care: What is your Role to Help the Most Vulnerable Patients?
G. Waldon Garriss III, MD, MS, FACP, FAAP
Program Director, WellStar Kennestone Regional Medical Center
Internal Medicine Residency Program, Marietta

10:20 – 10:45 am
Break with Exhibitors

10:45 am – 11:45 am
Vaccine Hesitancy/Update
JoEllen Wolicki BSN, RN
Nurse Educator, Communication and Education Branch, National
Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta

11:45 – 12:15 pm
Everything You Need to Know about GA VFC & Data Loggers
Ben Sloat
Deputy Director/Vaccine Manager, Georgia Immunization
Program, Atlanta

12:15 – 1:15 pm
Networking Lunch with the Exhibitors

1:15 – 2:15 pm
Probiotics: Update for Pediatric Nurses
Ben Gold, MD, FAAP
Pediatric Gastroenterologist, GI Care for Kids, Atlanta

2:15 – 3:30 pm
Navigating Ethical and Legal Issues in a Pediatric Practice
Stephanie Addison Holt, MD, FAAP
Adolescent Medicine Specialist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta

3:30 – 3:35 pm
Adjourn/Closing Announcements

Georgia Pediatric Practice Managers Association
Fall 2017 Meeting

October 13, 2017 – Cobb Energy Centre, Atlanta, Ga

7:45 – 8:30 am
Registration & Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:30 – 8:35 am
Welcome & Announcements
Alicia Senn, GPPMA Committee Chair
Conyers Pediatrics, Conyers

8:35 – 9:35 am
Employee Records: What to Keep & What to Toss!
MariaElena Ayala
Director of Human Resources, Construction Resources, LLC, Atlanta

9:35 –10:20 am
Handling a Minor’s Medical Records
Teresa Phillips, BSN, MSA, CPHRM, LHRM
Senior Risk Management Consultant,
MAG Mutual Insurance Company, Atlanta

10:20 – 10:45 am
Break with Exhibitors

10:45 am – 11:45 am
HIPAA & Ransomware
Donna Grindle
Founder and CEO, Kardon Compliance, Atlanta

11:45 – 12:15 pm
How to Better Treat our Special Needs Patients
Angela Gattison
Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of Georgia, Atlanta

12:15 – 1:15 pm
Networking Lunch with the Exhibitors

1:15 – 2:15 pm
Pediatric Coding Update
Donelle Holle, RN
President & CEO, Peds Coding, Incorporated, Fort Wayne, IN

2:15 – 3:30 pm
Navigating Ethical and Legal Issues in a Pediatric Practice
Stephanie Addison-Holt, MD, FAAP
Adolescent Medicine Specialist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta

3:30 – 3:35 pm
Adjourn/Closing Announcements

Register

On-line registration is preferred alternately you may Click Here for PDF Registration Form.

Upon submission of the registration form below you will be taken to a secure payment page.

GPNA & GPPMA Registration

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