SPUC 2018 Annual Conference
|Nemours Children’s Hospital
October 5-7, 2018
Leadership Summit – October 4, 2018
|Residence Inn Orlando Lake Nona
6955 Lake Nona Blvd
Orlando, FL 32827
$175.00 per night
Limited Rooms available!
The SPUC Room block ends Sept. 3 or when
the room block fills, whichever comes first.
New: MOC-II Credit for the Simulation Workshop on Friday and Saturday: Limited Space!
The SPUC 2018 Fall Conference program is complete and registration is open! SPUC 2018 attendees have the opportunity to participate in a Leadership Summit on Thursday, October 4th. This will provide a great chance for participants in leadership positions to hear important information on operational management styles and overcoming challenges in the business of urgent care. Panel discussions will include “How to Make a Living” covering market assessment and business practices.
Managing director Jason North of the urgent care management consulting firm Merchant Medicine will open the Leadership Summit. North, who has been with Merchant Medicine since 2016, was previously Vice President for Employer Health and Wellness Service at Med Express, and Vice President of the Urgent Care Division of TEAMHealth. North brings 29 years’ experience in pediatrics and employer healthcare to his presentation. North is a faculty member of the Urgent Care Association of America and is a frequent speaker at healthcare conferences nationwide.
The 2018 Fall SPUC Conference in Orlando in October will open Friday with a presentation by the American Board of Pediatrics Vice President for Maintenance of Certification and Quality, Dr. Virginia Moyer. Dr. Moyer is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and served her residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, before earning a master’s degree in public health from the University of Texas. At ABP, she oversees continued development and implementation of the Maintenance of Certification program. She was chosen one of Time Magazine’s “People Who Mattered” in 2011 for her leadership of the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force.
On Saturday, Oct. 6, you wont want to miss keynote Terry Foster, a professional humorist as well as a critical care and trauma nursing specialist. Terry Foster of St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood, Kentucky, is an LPN graduate of Booth Memorial Hospital School of Practical Nursing, an RN graduate of the Christ Hospital School of Nursing, and holds a Master’s Degree in Critical Care and Trauma Nursing from the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing and Health. He’s given more than 5,000 formal presentations across all fifty states on subjects including nursing humor and clinical nursing topics. Foster has performed at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas and Trump Tower in Atlantic City, as well as at local comedy venues around the Cincinnati area. And he has been featured in nine episodes of the cable channel TLC’s “Untold Stories of the ER,” the first RN to be featured on the program.
Top poster presentations will be presented in the form of podium sessions. Attendees will also be provided the opportunity of hearing additional poster presentations in a more informal format during the conference. The program registration and lodging information is available on our website and here in the mobile meeting guide.