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Join Us for the 2019 VAPAA Annual Conference!


November 4 - 8, 2019

Check-in Begins on November 3.

San Antonio, Texas


VAPAA is excited to invite you to our 2019 Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas! The event will be held November 4 - 8, with conference check-in beginning on November 3. Registration is NOW OPEN! The conference will be hosted at the beautiful Marriott Plaza San Antonio, just steps from the River Walk! We look forward to providing an outstanding CME program and opportunities to connect with colleagues at other VAs around the nation. This conference is open to all PAs, NPs, Physicians and Nurses, members and non-members.

We look forward to welcoming you to the event in San Antonio!

#vaPAsTakeSA




Conference Hotel:

Marriott Plaza San Antonio
555 South Alamo Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

The conference will be held at the gorgeous Marriott Plaza San Antonio, just steps from the San Antonio River Walk! The hotel is conveniently located ten minutes from the San Antonio Airport. 
The room rate for VAPAA conference attendees is $140/night plus taxes and fees; per diem is $126. 

To book your room, click here.


SpringHill Suites by Marriott San Antonio Downtown
524 South St. Mary's Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

This hotel is directly across the street from the Marriott Plaza. Rates start at $151 per night. 

To book a room,  click here.


Registration:

VAPAA Member Registration Rate: $350

Non-member Registration Rate: $400

One Day Registration: $95

Late Registration Rate (after 10/11): $475

PSB Training Only: $0

Registration includes CME, daily breakfast and snacks.





Agenda & CME Information:

This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers have requested 35 AAPA Category 1 CME credits from the AAPA Review Panel. The total number of approved credits is yet to be determined.

Monday, November 4
8:00 am - 4:50 pm


8:00 - 8:50 am: Smoking Cessation / Tobacco Use
9:00 - 9:50 am: Psychiatric Emergencies
10:00 - 10:50 am: Surgical Treatment of Heart Failure
11:00 - 11:50 am: Prognosticiation
12:00 - 1:50 pm: Members Only Luncheon*
2:00 - 2:50 pm: NCCPA
3:00 - 3:50 pm: Arrhythmias and When To Refer
4:00 - 4:50 pm: Domestic Violence

Tuesday, November 5
8:00 am - 4:50 pm

8:00 am - 12:50 pm: PSB Training
1:00 - 1:50 pm: Lunch on your own
2:00 - 2:50 pm: Delirium vs. Dementia
3:00 - 3:50 pm: Depression in the Geriatric Patient
4:00 - 4:50 pm: DM Meds & Treatment Update

Wednesday, November 6
8:00 am - 4:50 pm

8:00 - 8:50 am: Testosterone
9:00 - 9:50 am: A Practical Approach to the Dizzy Patient
10:00 - 10:50 am: Emerging Pathogens
11:00 - 11:50 am: Transgender Health in Primary Healthcare
12:00 - 12:50 pm: Lunch on your own
1:00 - 1:50 pm: Collaborative Efforts to Improve Advanced Liver Disease
2:00 - 2:50 pm: Diagnosis and Treatment of Ear Pain for the Primary Care Provider
3:00 - 3:50 pm: The Legislative Process
4:00 - 4:50 pm: pending

Thursday, November 7
8:00 am - 4:50 pm

8:00 - 8:50 am: pending
9:00 - 9:50 am: pending
10:00 - 10:50 am: HIV
11:00 - 11:50 am: Back Pain
12:00 - 12:50 pm: Lunch on your own
1:00 - 1:50 pm: Benefits Overview
2:00 - 2:50 pm: pending
3:00 - 3:50 pm: pending
4:00 - 4:50 pm: pending

Friday, November 8
8:00 am - 11:50 am

8:00 - 8:50 am: pending
9:00 - 9:50 am: Contraception
10:00 - 10:50 am: STIs
11:00 - 11:50 am: Peripheral Vascular Disease

*The VAPAA Membership Lunch (open to current members only) will be held on Monday, November 4th from 12:00 to 1:50 pm.


Exhibit Opportunties:

Opportunities to exhibit at the VAPAA Annual Conference are available! An exhibit table ($1000) includes:

- Networking opportunities with Physician Assistants, MD, NPs, and more medical professionals
- Complimentary registration for one company representative
- Six foot skirted exhibit table with chairs, electric and WiFi
- Recognition as an exhibitor in our printed conference materials
- Recognition as an exhibitor in our digital conference materials
- Invitation to conference social events



To learn more, please contact our Executive Director at leadership@vapaa.org.

VAPAA
PO Box 355
Newport, RI 02840
vapaaexecutivedirector@gmail.com
401-324-9331

VAPAA is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization. 

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