2016 Spring Primary Care Conference + Annual Membership Meeting
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2016 Spring Primary Care Conference + Annual Membership Meeting

5/14/2016 to 5/17/2016

When: May 14 - 17, 2016
Where: Anchorage Marriott
820 W 7th Ave
Anchorage, Alaska  99501
United States
Contact:
Registration Team

Details

 

 

Speakers
Agenda
Sponsors and Exhibitors
Accommodations
Continuing Education Units »
Submit an Abstract
Conference Fees
Alaska Airlines Discount
CHC Tour
CHC 101 luncheon
Register
Past Spring Conferences

 

  

March 2016 Update: Exhibit tables are no longer available. Please consider a sponsorship or advertising opportunity.

Speakers

 

Valerie “Nurr’araaluk” Davidson

Commissioner, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

 

Valerie “Nurr’araaluk” Davidson is an enrolled tribal member of the Orutsararmiut Native Council (ONC). Davidson has worked for over 15 years as a national policy maker on matters affecting Indian health.

 

Most recently, she served as the Senior Director of Legal and Intergovernmental Affairs for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, where she represented Alaska Native health needs at federal and state levels.

 

Davidson served as Chair of the Tribal Technical Advisory Group to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) from its inception in 2004 until August 2014. She represented all tribes over a period that spanned the terms of several Secretaries of Health & Human Services and under both Republican and Democratic administrations.

 

Davidson was also the spokesperson, chief political and legal strategist for ANTHC’s Dental Health Aide Therapy Program, the country’s first mid-level dental program. Learn more about Commissioner Davidson on the Alaska DHSS website.


 

Agenda Highlights

 

View the detailed schedule 

 

(Please note: schedule subject to change. This is a preliminary schedule and is provided to show the nature and content of conference programming.)

 

View the brochure for more information:

View the brochure as a PDF.


 

Conference Exhibitor, Sponsor and Advertiser Opportunities

Sponsorships at various levels are critical to making NWRPCA conferences fiscally viable and also affordable to health centers. All sponsors are featured prominently in the conference program and signage and are also acknowledged in the annual Report to Stakeholders. Click here to read more about NWRPCA conference sponsors.

 

Exhibit tables are no longer available at the Spring Primary Care Conference! Please consider exhibiting at the Fall Primary Care Conference in October 2016 in Denver, CO. Click here to read more about NWRPCA exhibitor opportunities.

Sponsorship and Advertiser Application

View the prospectus for more information:

 

View the prospectus as a PDF.


 

Accommodations

To meet our conference needs, we have reserved a block of overflow rooms at a second location. This is not where the conference is taking place. To reserve your accommodations today, please contact: 

 

Hotel Captain Cook

939 W. 5th Avenue

Anchorage AK, 99501

907-276-6000

800-843-1950

 

Reference "NWRPCA16" when booking your accommodations. You may also follow this link: online booking code


 

Continuing Education

In support of helping health center staff, clinicians, administration, and board of directors pursue professional development, NWRPCA conferences are a consistent source of continuing education units (CEU). Each conference typically offers CEU in continuing dental education (CDE), continuing professional education (CPE), continuing nursing education (CNE), continuing medical education (CME), and continuing governance credit (GOV).

 

CEU certificates are accessed online. Conference attendees will be sent an email after the conference with instructions on how to process your CEU online. You will be responsible for completing the process online and printing your certificate.

 

The specific 2016 Spring Primary Care Conference CEU will be announced.

 


 

Submit an Abstract

Abstract submission is now closed. Please consider submitting an abstract for the 2016 Fall Primary Care Conference in Denver!

 


 

Alaska Airlines

We are pleased to offer a 7% discount off all published fares to Anchorage from any Alaska Airlines U.S. city via Alaska Airlines. This discount is available for all flights taking place between May 11-20, 2016.

 

How to book:

To take advantage of the discount, go to the Alaska Airlines website, click on "Use Discount Code", enter your origin and destination cities and travel dates, enter Discount Code ECMA247 and click on "Find Flights". All eligible flights will display for you to choose from. 

 

For more detailed instructions, view this document.

 


 

CHC Tour

Register upon checkout!

 

Join us as we tour Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center local to our conference location. The Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center is one of Alaska's largest and most comprehensive primary care medical and dental practices. Opening in 1975, it was the state's first community health center and remains the largest, serving over 12,000 patients through 40,000 visits annually. Their move to a new state-of-the-art facility in 2012 has brought about a number of exciting innovations, including expansion of their behavioral health integration services and a robust strategy to enhance their outreach and enrollment services.

 

The tour will take place Monday, May 16th, from 1:00-3:00 PM. Tour registration, separate from conference registration, is required and is a minimal $30.00 fee. On-site registrations will be available. For questions regarding the tour, please contact Education and Training Manager Sadie Agurkis.

 


 

CHC 101 luncheon

RSVP upon checkout!

 

On Saturday, May 14, from 12:00 - 1:30 PM, we hope you will join us for the CHC 101 luncheon. This is a wonderful opportunity for members of the board, leadership, or staff new to the CHC world to learn the fundamentals. If you would like a refresher and another networking opportunity, join us! Lunch will be provided, so be sure to RSVP upon checkout on the Registration page.

 

For more information about the CHC 101 luncheon, please contact Education and Training Manager Sadie Agurkis.

 


 

Register

Registration for the Spring Primary Care Conference is now open!

Conference Fees (all fees are per person):

 

Early Bird Rates

 

Regular Rates (per person)

Full Conference - $1200

Individual days - $450

 

NWRPCA Member Rates (per person)

Full Conference – $ 790 (1-3 people)

Full Conference – $711 (4+ people)

Individual days $300 (per day) - (1-3 people)

Individual days $270 (per day – (4+ people)

 

Federal and Student (Rates per person)

Individual days - $160

 

Presenters

Presenter + 1 day - $300

Presenter + 2 days - $500

Presenter + 3 days - $650

Note: Presenters attend at no charge for the day they are presenting

 

Rates after April 1st increase by $100 for full conference, $25 for individual days


Please note the registration cancellation deadline is Friday, April 29th, 2016. Cancellations must be in writing (email is fine). Registration will be refunded less a $50 processing fee. Cancellations made after the deadline are not refundable.

 
 

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