Connecting: People, Purpose, and Passion


Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 9:00 AM PDT
Monday, October 9, 2017 at 5:00 PM PDT

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Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel 
One South Lake Street
Reno, NV 89501

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Brandi Johns 
Nevada Primary Care Association 

Nevada Primary Care Association 2017 Annual Conference 

Join us October 8th and 9th at the beautiful Renaissance Hotel for Nevada Primary Care Association’s 2017 Annual Conference, Connecting: People Purpose, and Passion. This conference will bring Nevada’s Community Health Centers' administrative and clinical staff together with other community organizations to connect and learn. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and the Nevada Primary Care Association. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Sunday October 8th, 2017

  • 9:00am - Registration
  • 10:00am - Key Note Speaker - The Health Center Program: Providing High Quality, Comprehensive Care - Dr. Judith Steinberg Cheif Medical Officer, Bureau of Primary Health Care
  • 11:30am - Lunch
  • 12:30pm - Motivational Interviewing: Helping Others Change - Ali Hall, JD Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
  • 1:30pm- Six Steps to Dramatically Improve Performance at Your Health Center - Amanda Laramie, Coleman Associates
  • 3:15pm- 5:15pm BOARD MEETING (Board Members Only)
  • 3:15pm - Diabetes Best Practices - Dr. Dan Caruso
  • 4:15pm - Eliminating and Preventing Burnout - Dr. Eileen Barrett
  • 5:30pm- 2017 Reception @ Bundox Boccee

Monday October 9th, 2017

  • 7:00am - Yoga for conference attendees - Brought to you by Community Yogi
  • 8:30am - Registration & Breakfast
  • 9:30am- Key-Note Speaker: Get Real: Telling Your Authentic Stories Across all Relevant Channels for Long-Term Success - Christoph Trappe, The Authentic Storytelling Project
  • 10:45am - Federal and State Update
  • 12:15pm - Lunch
  • 1:15pm - Value Based Payment
  • 2:15pm - Individual Health Community Responsibility: Addressing the Social Determinants of Health Chris Espersen
  • 3:30pm- 340B Pharmacy: Opportunities and Updates - Timothy Mallett, Cardinal Health
  • 4:30 - Closing

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NVPCA Sunday Night Reception - Sponsored by

Join us sunday October 8th from 5:30pm-7:00pm at Bundox Bocce for NVPCA's Reception for food, drinks, a game of bocce, and friends. This event is free to atteendees.