When: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Where: Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, McCleary Auditorium, 1055 N. Curtis Road, Boise, ID 83702
Theme: Pearls & Pitfalls of Pressure Injury Prevention & Practice
Participate in the Pearls and Pitfalls Professional Exchange
Share your experience and get a discounted registration – This is a call for any interesting case presentations, process improvement projects, pilot studies, etc. that can be displayed at the conference. Just about any experience you want to share with your colleagues that will be attending the conference is acceptable and of interest.
Application Submission Guidelines:
- Download and fill out the submission form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org for review and acceptance.
- Deadline for submissions is September 1, 2019 (if needing support on display) or October 31, 2019.
- We welcome applications from any individual, group, clinic, facility, company or healthcare organization.
- Please consider the best way to share your information at the conference (poster, white board, trifold, printed PowerPoint). Please feel free to email us with ideas – we are happy to review and make recommendations on ways to present/display. Also, please review our PowerPoint deck called “How To: Creating a display for PUPC” on the Meeting Documents tab of the website.
- For questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
Event Documents & Handouts
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
1055 N. Curtis Road
Boise, Idaho 83702
Lodging & Transporation
Spring Hill Suites by Marriott Boise-Parkcenter
424 East Parkcenter Blvd, Boise, ID 83706
To receive a discounted hotel booking of $102/night, please click here and book by 10/25.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Boise-Parkcenter has a small shuttle that will be able to accommodate limited drop off and pick up at the start and end of the conference. Inquire during hotel booking.
Attendee Registration Fees
Early Bird Attendee registration: $125 (through October 14, 2019)
Attendee registration: $150 (starting October 15, 2019)
Student: $35 (must be a current nursing student at time of event)
Exhibitor/ Vendor / Sponsor Fees: See exhibitor information below
Save money on your registration by clicking here
We hope you will join us as an exhibitor for the 13th Annual Idaho PUPC Consensus Meeting in Boise. We are in the process of securing sponsorships for the conference as well as taking early registration for exhibitors. To be an event sponsor or register early for a preferred expo location, please fill out the form on the next page.
Gold Vendor Sponsor | Cost: $2,000
Includes: 2 booths (each including 6’ skirted table, 2 chairs, premier booth location), 4 attendees, 2 Strategic Exchange Sessions, list of conference attendees, 2 branded items for attendees, logo on website and program
Silver Vendor Sponsor – only 10 available | Cost: $1,200
Includes: 1 booth (includes 6’ skirted table, 2 chairs, 4 attendees, 1 Strategic Exchange Sessions, list of conference attendees, 1 branded item for attendees, logo on website and program
Bronze Vendor Sponsor | Cost: $800
Includes: 1 booth (includes 6’ skirted table, 2 chairs, 2 attendees, 1 Strategic Exchange Sessions, list of conference attendees, 1 branded item for attendees, logo on website and program
General Exhibiting Vendor Booth Fee | Cost: $450
Includes: 1 booth (includes 6’ skirted table, 2 chairs, 2 attendees
Note: This package does NOT include the list of conference attendees
Strategic Exchange Sessions
Strategic Exchange Sessions have become extremely popular in the past two years. This is a great opportunity for you to become the expert educator. A Strategic Exchange Session is an eight-minute live presentation that takes place on the exhibit floor. The presentation is a chance to gather a group of attendees at your booth, focus on a topic and create additional opportunity to further conversation and answer questions. These sessions are part of the gold and silver sponsorships on the following page. Attendees will be encouraged to attend these sessions as it makes them eligible for a drawing at the end of the day.
In Kind Sponsorships
There are many opportunities available to ensure that your brand is visible at our event. In kind donations are a great way to enhance your marketing footprint and we have many available today. Opportunities include:
- Badge Lanyards – provided branded lanyards which will go on each attendee badge
- Attendee Registration Bags – provide bags with your logo which will go to each attendee at check-in
- Pads of Paper – provide branded paper to go on each attendee table at the conference
- Pens – provide branded pens to go on each attendee table at the conference
- Printing Services – help us print our agendas to see your logo highlighted
- Break Sponsor – providing funds for a snack is a great way to make your brand visible at the event
To register as an exhibitor, fill out the Exhibitor Registration Form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We understand that circumstances arise to prevent you from attending the event after you have registered.
If you cancel more than seven (7) business days prior to the event, we will gladly refund your registration fee and retain $25 as a cancellation fee. We are unable to offer any refund within seven (7) business days of the event. If you must cancel, we encourage you to find someone to attend in your place. Please contact email@example.com for further details.
Laurie (Lovejoy) McNicholMSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN, CWON-AP, FAAN
Laurie McNichol is a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Wound Ostomy and Continence Advanced Practice Nurse at Cone Health in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Her career as a WOC Nurse has focused on the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries, the care of the ostomy patient with a focus on the prevention of peristomal skin complications, incontinence-associated dermatitis and medical adhesive related skin injuries. She co-edited a core curriculum textbook on wound care, has published widely and developed electronic tools for bedside nurses pertaining to the tri-specialty. She has served as an invited speaker and lectured on 6 continents.
An experienced nurse and nurse leader, Ms. McNichol served as the President of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board (WOCNCB), President of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN®) and President of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). She continues to be active in these groups. She has worked clinically in both the acute and home care settings. Laurie is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and in 2017 was the Magnet Nurse of the Year® for New Knowledge, Innovations and Improvements.
Ms. McNichol received her BSN from D’Youville College in Buffalo, New York and her MSN with a focus in gerontological nursing and post master’s certificate as a geriatric nurse practitioner from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Margaret DoucetteDO, Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Director, Wound Care/High Risk Foot/Amputation Prevention & Care Program, Boise VAMC, Boise, Idaho
Margaret Doucette D.O. is the Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Boise VA Medical Center where she has administrative responsibility for the department of rehabilitation as well as clinical and administrative responsibility for the limb salvage program, wound care and amputee program. In addition to being the founder and former medical director of the Elks/St. Luke’s Wound Center, she has been instrumental in developing wound care programs in a variety of settings across the continuum of care in Boise, Idaho. She is published and presents nationally and internationally. Dr. Doucette is adjunct faculty at several universities and is a clinical associate professor at the University of Washington. Most importantly, Dr. Doucette counts herself lucky to be part of the growing community of wound care activists in Idaho.
Stephanie YatesMSN, RN, ANP-BC, CWOCN
Stephanie Yates holds a BSN from UNC-Chapel Hill, a Master of Nursing with a focus in adult oncology from Duke University and a certificate in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing from Emory University. She also completed a Post-Masters Nurse Practitioner certificate at UNC-CH and practiced for six years at the Duke Wound Clinic in Durham, NC. She now practices as an Adult Nurse Practitioner/WOC Nurse at Duke University Cancer Center, seeing patients with a variety of wound and ostomy problems. She is an active member of the Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society and currently serves as President Elect. She has lectured locally, regionally and nationally and has published wound care related articles in peer reviewed journals.
Toni TurnerRCP, CHT, CWS
Toni Turner is the founder and CEO of InRich Advisors Consulting. She is a nationally known speaker and author on compliance with the hospital provider based rules and the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS).
As a reimbursement and compliance auditor, Toni regularly provides research and guidance on coding, billing, and reimbursement issues for a wide range of manufacturers, hospitals and physician services. Her combination of clinical, management and regulatory expertise provides unique insight into the revenue cycle challenges faced by those in the wound care industry.
Toni is distinguished by her reverence of the patient, her passion for ethical practice, commitment and purpose in assisting clients with APC, OPPS contracting and regulatory compliance, including federal and state laws and regulations. She is regularly sought out by legal firms to assist with cases regarding such complex topics as Stark, anti-kickback and anti-inducement laws, Medical Record security, billing and coding compliance.
Wendy PhillipsMS, RD, CD, CNSC, CLE, NWCC, FAND
As a Division Director of Clinical Support at Morrison Healthcare, Wendy Phillips directs the development, implementation, and maintenance of clinical nutrition programs according to regulatory requirements, current trends, and market place demand. In her role, she provides regulatory oversight for the clinical nutrition services at ~160 hospitals from California to Ohio. Wendy has worked with Morrison’s corporate operations and wellness/nutrition teams to lead a productivity analysis program and outcomes measurement studies for RDNs to ensure efficient and effective use of resources, and leads program development for ambulatory nutrition programs.
Wendy is a certified nutrition support clinician, a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and a certified lactation educator. She is a Nutrition Wound Care Certified clinician through the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy.