April 2017 Meeting Notes

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Regional Chapter of Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants

KIMBERTON INN

OFFICERS

President—Kim Churach; Vice-President—Barb Speelhoffer; Secretary-Lisa Adams; Chairperson’s listed on minutes

DATE: Wednesday, April 19, 2017

TOPIC: Guidelines into Practice: New Rec’s for Optimal Tx of HFrEF

SPEAKER: Dr. Christopher Droogan, Med Dir, Academic Cardiologist, Active Staff Mainline Health, Advanced Heart Failure & VAD program Lankenau Medical Center

SPONSOR: Event offered by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. –Krista Selcher

  • Minutes from previous meeting accepted? *Whoozin – check your spam
  • Reminder: 2017 Elections – President and Treasurer, nominations by September 1, 2017

Also looking for a secretary to start in September. Lisa Adams’s 2 year term will conclude in August and she wishes to continue her focus on being our #CareforPA rep. Please email chesmont.nppa@comcast.net. This will require approximately 1-4 hours per month.

  • MONTHLY BASKET : Cynthia MacDonald & Buffy Blunt
    • Basket sales help to BOOST OUR PAC FUND (
    • Tonight’s 50/50 raffle collected $100. Congrats to Shannon Romano.
    • May volunteer basket Emmie! Thank you!
  • PCNP UPDATES
    • SB 25 has PASSED SENATE COMMITTEE, HEADING TO FULL SENATE
    • PCNP Annual Conference Nov 2-4, 2017 Winds of Change, Erie PA
    • Lisa Adams & Cheryl Schlamb
    • Rep. Jesse Topper 78th district & Sen. Camera Bartolotta 46th district
    • Contact your reps!
  • Sponsor’s needed – Please see if you have reps willing to sponsor – RESTRICTIONS
  • ATTENDANCE AND MEETING LOGISTICS—Did everyone sign in?
  • Dues: NP’s online
  • PA UPDATES- ERIK OLSTAD
  • MEMBERSHIP: Please get a friend to join
  • CE’S- Tricia Eckman continues to aid in sites for CEU’s opportunity
  • Other New Business or Job Postings: PMSI Gastroenterology is looking for GI NP for hospital and office. If interested contact:Dr. Hameed in Pottstown

Contact:Burhanhameed626@gmail.com

Dr. Malik in Coastesville is looking for an experienced NP to run his Internal Medicine/Nephrology practice and round on inpatient’s If interested, contact 732-259-3969

NEXT MEETING: Wednesday May 17, 2017

PA Coalition of NPs: www.pacnp.org ****ChesMont WEBSITE: www.chesmontnppa.org