2018 Nevada Public Health Annual Conference
Evidence-Based Practices Informing and Leading the Future of Nevada
September 26-27, 2018 | Alexis Park Resort | Las Vegas, NV
The statewide NPHA annual conference provides an opportunity for Nevada's public health professionals to gather together to discuss relevant public health issues, as well as a chance to network, meet, and stay connected with other professionals in Nevada. Continuing education credits are also available for several public health disciplines. The location of the NPHA annual conference alternates yearly between northern and southern Nevada, providing greater accessibility to participants.
Evidence-based public health practices are the foundation to make data-informed decisions in the development and implementation of public health practices, programs, and policies to improve the health of Nevadans. The commitment to evidence-based public health practice is more important than ever. The annual Nevada Public Health Association (NPHA) conference provides a great opportunity to highlight your research, programs, practices, and policies that make Nevada a better place for all.
Health care providers, clinicians, educators, epidemiologists and other researchers, administrators and program staff, and students representing all sectors of the public health system, including government, academia, non-profit organizations, and private business.
Raise the visibility of your organization, build and reinforce relationships, and support public health in Nevada by sponsoring the annual conference. We have a range of sponsorship levels to meet the needs of your organization. Each sponsorship level includes complimentary conference registration for 1-5 individuals (depending on level). Your sponsorship supports the mission of NPHA and allows us to keep conference registration costs low, encouraging the participation of students and others with limited funds for conferences and travel. Custom packages are available. For more information or customized sponsorship opportunities, please contact Melissa O'Brien at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775.784.1983.
Regular Registration (August 2 - September 2, 2018):
All registrants must be current NPHA members. An additional annual membership fee of $50 will be due if membership is not current. The student annual membership fee is $25. Individuals who register as students must present valid student ID at the conference. Registration will open on Monday, April 2, 2018.Online registration is now closed. For information about onsite late registration, please email email@example.com.
Hotel rooms are available at the Alexis Park Resort for the nights Tuesday, September 25th and Wednesday, September 26th at the group rate of $69 (includes $15 resort fee) plus applicable taxes. Make your room reservations by September 14th to receive the group rate. Call 800-582-2228 and mention group code "NPHA918" to receive the group rate or make reservations online.
CHES: Sponsored by the Nevada Public Health Association, a designated a provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 11.5 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.
CPH: Approved for 11.5 CPH credits.
Dental: Pursuant to NAC 631.173.4E dentists and dental hygienists may claim 11.5 hours of continuing education credit for participation in this educational activity.
Nurses: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 11.5 hours of nursing continuing education credit.
Pharmacists: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is a provider of continuing education credit through the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy. This program is approved for 11.5 hours of continuing education credit for pharmacists.
Social Work: An application has been made to the Nevada State Board of Social Work Examiners. Determination of credit is pending.