5th Annual Up-to-Date APP

Greenville, SC US
March 11, 2023


Welcome to the 2023 APP Conference registration!
Prisma Health, the Clemson University School of Nursing and the Appalachian American Alliance of Nurse Practitioners present the 2023 APP Conference, a symposium for advanced practice providers, Saturday, March 11, in Greenville. 
The conference, held at the Clemson University Nursing building, will feature a keynote message from Deborah Lowery, Corporate Director of Storytelling at Ballad Health in Johnson City, TN. Other speakers and topics were chosen to reflect the needs expressed at the close of last year’s conference. 
The conference will open at 7:50 a.m. with Lowery, who will discuss storytelling as a component of the patient experience.  The remainder of the morning will focus on topics that include updates in oncology, pharmacology and the use of controlled substances.
On Saturday afternoon, the group will have the option to follow one of two lecture tracks: 

Track 1: Inpatient Topics 
Track 2: Outpatient Topics 
Track 3: Pediatric Topics 
Track 4: Surgery Topics 

At the conclusion of the didactic portion of the conference, a networking event will be held at the Clemson University School of Nursing. 
AAPA Credit pending for live and enduring components of conference 


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Meeting Access


Target Audience

  • Advanced practice providers
  • All other clinical staff who are interested to learn more

Learning Objectives

  • Update the learner with new information and practices on topics that are relevant to and directly affect the current practicing APP
  • Assist the learner in recognizing the importance and benefits of collaboration among medical professions and the positive impact it can have on patient care


Additional Information

Competencies this activity addresses: 
Medical knowledge
Patient care and procedural skills
Provide patient-centered care
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 20.00 Attendance
Registration opens: 
Claim credit by: 
Event starts: 
03/11/2023 - 7:00am EST
Event ends: 
03/11/2023 - 5:00pm EST
Max Cost:

Agenda                 Saturday, March 11, 2023

7:00 am                Registration Drop-In: Lobby

                                Poster Presentations

7:50 am                Introduction and Orientation  

                            Priscilla Massey, NP, and Elizabeth Orr, NP

8:00 am                Prisma Health and APPs

                                Dr. Jon Gleason

8:45 am                Storytelling and Patient Experience

                               Deborah Lowery              

9:30 am                Break   

9:45 am                Controlled Substances

                               Dr. Kevin Walker and Doug Furmanek, PharmD

10:45 am             Professional Development

                                Renee Alexander

11:15: am            Sleep and Emotions

                                Dr. John Absher

12: 00 pm            Lunch

                               Lunch: Room 264, 266, Lobby, Outside Picnic Tables

                               Lunch provided in lobby, No food or drinks allowed in Auditorium

Exhibitor viewing time




Clemson School of Nursing
605 Grove Road
Greenville, SC 29605
United States


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Available Credit

  • 20.00 Attendance


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Registration Information*

Registration TypeCost
Providers (APP/MD/DO)$200
Providers (APP/MD/DO) (Early-bird)**$180
Other (Early-bird)**$140

*No refunds will be given after February 25, 2023.
**Early-bird rate ends February 11, 2023. ComplimentaryT shirts end February 11, 2023. T shirts will only be presented at the conference Live.


Track 1: Inpatient Topics 
Track 2: Outpatient Topics 
Track 3: Pediatric Topics 
Track 4: Surgery Topics