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From the Director

Obesity, what are we missing as clinicians? By: Terri Schmitt PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP Executive Director, NPACE Recently, I am pondering the predominance and complexity of obesity treatment. While in a general family practice, so many  patients I encounter are presenting with complications and comorbidities of obesity. Nearly every conference I have attended in the past few years has had some education on obesity management and yet my population of patients battling this condition continues to rise and I often feel I am missing the mark in treatment. Continue Reading

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Take Care of Yourself to Better Care for Others By: Indira Maurer, DNP, MSN, FNP-C

We can all agree that assessing our patients’ stress level is important. Providing resources and suggestions for ways in which to manage their stress is essential. Yet, do we as providers identify our own stress? Do nurse practitioners acknowledge their own need for stress management? Stress is the very backbone of provider burnout, but do we see the signs to recognize when burnout is setting in? Burnout is a state of physical and/or emotional exhaustion that may be accompanied with a reduced sense of accomplishment and loss of personal identity.4 This can ultimately affect physical and mental well-being. Approximately 65% of nurse practitioners reported feeling burned out and/or depressed.1 Continue Reading

Friends of NPACE Podcast

Now introducing The Friends of NPACE Podcast! This podcast provides fun, exciting, and engaging conversations about Nurse Practitioners, professional practice, patient outcomes, and healthcare. Each episode will have insightful guests to help discuss the topic at hand. Guess range from spectacular NPACE Speakers, board and staff members, other experts in the field, and more. Tune in monthly for new episodes on your favorite streaming platform (Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube, and the NPACE Learning Center)

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NPACE 2024 Conferences


Check out the amazing conference locations NPACE has planned for next year including Boston, Hilton Head, Dana Point and more. Earn CE credit at each conference that covers a range of topics with a focus at each conference of Primary Care, Pharmacology, or Acute Care.

Each location offers a great opportunity to earn CE credit form interesting topics, network with the NPACE community, explore new cities and much more! All NPACE sessions at each conference will be recorded and available to attendees 90 days post conference giving you the time to enjoy the lovely locations.

Also, save on registration using our hotel discount pricing. Stay 3+ nights at the conference hotel and save $150 off your registration price.

Reserve your spot at an NPACE 2024 conference today!

September Bundle of the Month

Save on the October NPACE bundle of the month! Take 10% off the Rapid Primary Care Bundle for the entire month of October. Earn 9.0 CE Credits with 8.75 as Pharmacology credits by completing this bundle. Act fast, as this discount is only available until October 31st at 11:59 PM EST. Primary care pharmacology is a critical topic where clinicians need a rapid and thorough update. This package covers updates in type 2 diabetes management, hyperlipidemia, asthma guidelines, contraception, medication updates for 2021, immunizations, and managing depression. Use Code: OCTBUNDLE23 at checkout to take advantage of this offer.

Build your perfect CE bundle!

Visit the NPACE Learning Center today and take advantage of our great build a bundle option. View our wide selection of more than 180+ courses available to find the exact topics you are looking for!

The more courses you add, the bigger the discount — 10+ courses is 10% off; 15+ courses is 15% off; 20+ courses is 20% off.

*Bundles & free courses can’t be applied toward this discount.

Get your CE credit today!

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Notes for NP Students, Preceptors, and Faculty 

NPACE works hard all year to provide continuing education at a reduced or no cost to nurse practitioners. Here are a few updates on our great grant funded content:


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