Adult, Adult/Geriatric and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review and Clinical Update Course

Dates and Time

Thursday, June 5 - 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday, June 6 - 8 AM - 5:45 PM
Saturday, June 7 - 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM (FNP only)
Registration and Coffee
Days 1 & 2 - 7:45 - 8:30 AM.
Day 3 - 7:30 - 8:00 AM

Contact Hours

Adult NP Course: 20.75 (9 hours Pharmacology)
Adult/Gero NP Course: 26.75 (12.5 hours Pharmacology)
Family NP Course: 27 (11 hours Pharmacology)
Course Outline


Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center
801 University Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 475-3000

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Registration and Fee

ANP Review - $375 postmarked on or by April 24, $400 after April 24
FNP Review - $450 postmarked on or by April 24, $475 after April 24
ANP/Gero - $450 postmarked on or by April 24, $475 after April 24
Registration fee is payable to FSA-Continuing Nursing Education. (Includes tuition, breaks and course materials.)

Group Rates: PER PARTICIPANT for groups of 10+ ($325/ANP and $400/ FNP & ANP Gero). To receive the group rates, a registration form and payment for each person in the group must be received together in a packet by April 24, 2014, along with the name of a contact person. Paper registration is required for the group rate. Mail to: Barbara Black, College of Nursing, Upstate Medical University, 750 East Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210.

About the Course

This is a comprehensive two-and-one-half-day course designed to prepare ANP, AGNP, and FNP participants for the ANCC and the AANP national certification exams or to serve as a review course for already certified nurse practitioners.
ANP & AGNP participants attend first two days. FNP participants attend all three days.

Who Should Attend?

  • Students or nurse practitioners preparing to take the national board exam
  • Nurse practitioners seeking a basic clinical update or refresher course
  • Faculty seeking an update

Faculty: Amelie Hollier, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP

A nationally certified family nurse practitioner, Amelie is CEO and co-owner of Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA). She is a nationally sought after speaker and expert on Nurse Practitioner practice issues, travels extensively throughout the U.S. presenting on-site certification exam review courses, and lectures on advanced pharmacology and primary care topics. Amelie is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and serves on the editorial board of the Journal for Nurse Practitioners. She has authored and co-authored sixteen books for primary care providers including the new Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care: A Reference and Review Book. She is in full-time clinical practice at St. Clare's Medical Home at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Participants will receive (via email) access to online multimedia content as specified following each agenda  48 hrs after the course. Access will be granted for six months after the course

Special Hotel Rates Available!

The conference is being held at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center, 801 University Ave, Syracuse NY. Special room rates are available. Call 1-800-395-2105 and mention the event code: “SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Nursing Nurse Practitioner Review Course” when you make your reservation.

For more information, contact Barbara Black, RN, MS, MA, ANP at 315-464-4276

Barbara Black, RN, ANP, MS, MA
Barbara Black, RN, ANP, MS, MA
Director, Center for Continuing Education

Carolyn Baskerville, RN, BS, MS, Post-Master's, 04, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
After being in the Air Force reserves, I came out of retirement to pursue further education. I would like to teach, and the Post Master's work supports that. Nursing truly is a life-long opportunity, both in what you want to do and the fact that you can take your career anywhere in the country

—Carolyn Baskerville, RN, BS, MS, Post-Master's, 04, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner