UPMC Passavant APP Council Presents: APP Academy

August 27-28, 2021

APP Academy

WISER AT UPMC PASSAVANT
PRESENTED BY UPMC PASSAVANT ADVANCED PRACTICE PROVIDER COUNCIL

This multi-specialty two-day course is specifically designed for current practicing advanced practice providers (APPs) looking to enhance leadership, clinical, and procedural skills. This course offers both virtual and in-person didactic sessions, a day of in-person skill building, plus a chance to join representatives from the Katz Executive MBA in Healthcare to hear how their students are building their business acumen to meet the challenges of health care.

Program includes:

Leadership
Effective team building across specialties
Strengthening professional connections amongst APPs
Career development skills
Provider wellness: coping with burnout and maintaining work-life balance
Q&A session with hospital and APP leadership

Clinical
Radiology fundamentals
Antibiotic stewardship
EKG and cardiology review
Multimodal pain management
COVID update - APP role
Inotropes and shock
Difficult conversations/how to discuss code status

Procedures
Intubation
Point-of-Care-Ultrasound (POCUS)
VATS simulation
Suture lab

Course Directors:

Alexandrea Bartow, MBA, MSN, ACNP-BC, CSSGB
Director, APP Education and Development
Clinical Instructor, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian

Theresa Celender, MPAS, PA-C
Senior Physician Assistant
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
UPMC Passavant

Allison Lewis, MBA, MSN, CRNA
Clinical Director, Nurse Anesthesia
Vice Chair, UPMC Passavant APP Council
Department of Anesthesia
UPMC Passavant

Megan Tomaino, MPAS, PA-C
Senior Physician Assistant
Department of Anesthesia
UPMC Passavant

Course Contact:

Rafelin O’Dell
odellr@upmc.edu

This activity is approved for the following credit: ANCC and AAPA Category 1 CME.

This program has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for Class A CE credits.