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    2019 tgcpaa cme conference for advanced practice providers
    Join Us April 5 & 6, 2019 at the Houston Marriott West Loop Conference Center in the Galleria 

     Click Here to Register for Conference Today!!!

    Need a Hotel Room?  Click Here for the Conference Rate of $99

     Tentative Conference Schedule    Poster Presentation Call for Abstracts    

    This activity has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 22.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the AAPA Review Panel. PAs should claim only those credits actually spent participating in the CME activity. This activity was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.  

    Do you need CME, but don't have the time to do a full weekend conference? 

    The Texas Gulf Coast PA Association has the perfect solution.  Please join us for a two-day CME Conference for Advanced Practice Providers on April 5 & 6, 2019, at the Marriott West Loop Conference Center in the Houston Galleria area. 

    The 2019 conference will focus on NCCPA blue print topics by renowned local PAs and physicians. The greater Houston area has been hit very hard by recent events of flooding as well as the horrible event of the Sante Fe school shooting.  These events have raised many questions about the APP involvement in disaster relief.   Frank Caruso, PA-C from North Carolina will deliver our Keynote address and speak on this topic.   In the state of North Carolina, PA Caruso is presently one of the directors of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA). Nationally, he is the Director of the Disaster Association of PAs which is sponsored by the American Academy of PAs.  PA Caruso is a recognized local, state, and national speaker on numerous disaster medicine topics including disaster preparedness, mass causality events and incident command. He has conducted mock mass casualty events around the state, including at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    TGCPAA is also honored to have Dawn Morton-Rias Ed.D, PA-C, President and CEO of NCCPA.  She will be speaking on the new NCCPA recertification pilot program and the updated NCCPA PANRE blueprint.  We are delighted to have PA Morton-Rias speak on this very important topic and hope this provides registrants with a better understanding of the new PANRE vision.  

    Conference planners will be requesting over 22 hours of Category I CME.   Opportunities for hands-on workshops in imaging review, EKG review, suture skills, & more will also be available.  This year TGCPAA will also introduce a poster presentation and a call for abstracts will be coming soon. 

    PA students and Pre-PA students will have the opportunity to join the general sessions, but also included in registration will be both a PRE-PA and Student Track.  The PRE-PA track will feature lectures specific to getting into PA school as well as an Q & A with practicing PAs.  PA Students will have lectures ranging from an EKG review, surviving your ER rotation, resume writing, and a hands on suture workshop.   

    Breakfast & Lunch product theaters will be available, and to close out the 2019 conference, there will be a TGCPAA reception to celebrate 34 years of TGCPAA.  Parking is included in your registration. 

    The Texas Gulf Coast PA Association is excited to continue our mission of providing CME to PAs and other APPs.  Members, non-members, and students are all welcome and we look forward to another successful CME conference. 

     

    Please note: Your conference registration includes your parking as well as options for breakfast & lunch on both Friday and

    Saturday.  In addition, your conference registration will provide you with a ticket to the 34th anniversary reception for TGCPAA. (pending registration numbers.)