2020 NWRPCA Spring Summit + Annual Membership Meeting
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5/31/2020 to 6/2/2020

When: May 31 - June 2, 2020
Where: Seattle, Washington  
United States
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Phone: 206-519-5061

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Join us in Seattle, Washington from May 31 - June 2, 2020 for the 2020 NWRPCA Spring Summit.


The NWRPCA Spring Summit, formerly known as the Spring Primary Care Conference, includes the same carefully curated content that event attendees have come to expect of all NWRPCA conferences, plus innovative new workshop and skills-enhancing opportunities. 


Over 2.5 days, learn from prominent speakers, hear federal policy updates, and network with primary care colleagues. Event highlights new to the NWRPCA Spring Summit include: Region X peer learning, collaboration, and professional development.


Speakers to be Announced


2019 Agenda

Take a look at last year's Conference Program

Convene with members from our four-state region to share best practices, participate in networking opportunities, and celebrate what makes Region X unique. Attend sessions covering Governance, Operations, Finance, Population/Rural Health, and Workforce.


Other conference highlights include:

  • Region X Peer Learning
    • Leadership workshops for Operations, Fiscal, Clinical and CEO & Board
    • In-person workshop for Recruitment & Retention Learning Collaborative
    • Conference sessions covering "hot topics" in today's community health climate
  • Professional development, including various opportunities to receive Continuing Education Units
  • State-based workshops
  • CHC Tour
  • Mental Health First Aid Training & Certification

Download the Agenda (updated 5/14/2019) | Download the Brochure






Conference Exhibitor, Sponsor and Advertiser Opportunities

To meet your marketing goals, consider a sponsorship with varied and negotiable benefits. Sponsorship 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.


Exhibiting at our conference allows you the opportunity to connect face-to-face with community health leadership and staff. Note that exhibit tables are tiered in price.


Please contact Janeane Harwell for more information about sponsorship, exhibiting, and advertising opportunities. We look forward to seeing you!


Download the Spring Summit 2019 prospectus. 



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).


Delivery Method of all courses: Group-Live
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: Conference material will be posted on NWRPCA learning vault 1-2 weeks prior to the conference. Access to session information, including supporting documents, can be found here: www.nwrpca.org/my-events.


Each conference typically offers CEU in the following:


National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

This workshop has been approved by the Washington Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. NWRPCA Provider number is #1975-415.


Continuing Dental Education (CDE)

Northwest Regional Primary Care Association is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 6/1/2017 to 5/31/2019. Provider ID# 216328


Continuing Governance Credit (GOV)

NACHC will allow credit for NWRPCA Governance Credits (up to 6 credit hours) applied toward the NACHC Governance Certificate. If you are enrolled in the NACHC Board Governance program, please log into mylearning.nachc.com to see your progress. Please contact Narine Hovnanian at nhovnanian@nachc.com for more information.


Continuing Human Resources Education - Professional in Human Resources (PHR)

NWRPCA has applied for approval for certification credit hours toward Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at www.hrci.org.


Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Past conferences have offered up to 25.5 credit hours.


Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

Continuing Nursing credit will be awarded through Migrant Clinicians Network. Migrant Clinicians Network is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

NWRPCA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Delivery Method of all courses: Group-Live
Program Level: Basic & Overview
Conference participants can earn up to: 10.5 CPE credits in Business Management Organization field of study.
Prerequisites: None
Who should attend? CEO’s, CFOs, Operation Managers, Finance department professionals, Education Directors, Managers with a finance or fiscal capacity.
Advance Preparation: All material will be posted on NWRPCA learning vault 1-2 weeks prior to the conference. Access to session information, including supporting documents, can be found here: www.nwrpca.org/my-events.


In order to receive CEUs, all attendees are responsible to sign in and sign out at each session during the conference.


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.






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