Vanderbilt University Hospital Advanced Practice Acute and Critical Care

Current Critical Care Topics for ACNPs/PAs

  • Top Papers in Critical Care
  • Critical Care Updates
  • Fluid Resuscitation
  • Surviving Sepsis
  • Toxicology
  • Neurological Emergencies
  • ICU Nutrition
  • Anticoagulation
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • ICU Models of Care
  • Airway Pharmacology
  • Geriatric Trauma
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Polypharmacy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • TAVR
  • Acute Trauma
  • Palliative Care
  • ECMO
  • Critical Care Pharmacology
  • ARDS/Rescue Ventilation
  • Oncologic Emergencies
  • Ultrasound

CME Statement

ACNP/PA Critical Care Boot Camp 2016

Multi-specialty Critical Care Conference for practicing Adult Critical Care ACNPs and PAs


September 7-8, 8 am - 4:30 pm

15.0 CME

2016 Boot Camp Faculty and Staff

Optional Critical Care Simulation and Skills Lab


Two sessions offered: September 6th, 8 am - 1pm or September 9th, 8 am -1 pm

5.0 CME

Classes include: Airway, Mechanical Ventilation, Ultrasound, Emergency Response, Line Insertion

Target Audience: Practicing Critical Care ACNPs and PAs from any Health Care Organization

Objectives: After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to describe and discuss:

  1. Describe and discuss current critical care practice guidelines and the evidence that supports them.
  2. Demonstrate capability to perform basic critical care procedures.
  3. Describe and discuss current methods for diagnosing and managing patients with common critical care conditions.

Advanced Practice Leadership Conference

September 6, 2016

Vanderbilt University Student Life Center, Board of Trust Conference Room

Registration and Breakfast begin at 8:00 am

8.25 CNE Contact Hours

Click here for more information


HANDOUTS: Handouts will be available via this website on September 1, 2016. Please print beforehand or bring your laptop to access during the conference. WiFi will be available on site. Click here for Wi Fi instructions.

GETTING HERE: Most hotels are within walking distance or have shuttles to Vanderbilt University's Student Life Center 310 25th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37240. Campus Map: Click here to find any location on campus: http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/main/maps 

PARKING: Please click here for information on visitor parking and a visitor parking map.

FOOD: There will be breakfast, lunch and snacks available each day, with vegetarian options. Please let us know if you have additional dietary restrictions and/or need special accommodations..

CLOTHING: Dress is casual. Please consider bringing a sweater or jacket to adjust for air conditioning.

POLL EVERYWHERE: We will be using the free poll everywhere app for audience participation. Download the app ahead of time or during the conference.

NASHVILLE!!!: There are lots of things to do and places to go in NASHVILLE!  Click here for more info: http://www.visitmusiccity.com/visitors/thingstodo


BOOT CAMP tickets are SOLD OUT! Click below for waitlist information:

ACNP/PA Critical Care Boot Camp - $500

Critical Care Simulation and Skills Lab - $300

There are still openings with the Leadership Workshop, click here to register:

ACNP/PA Leadership Workshop - $500

Getting Here

ACNP/PA Boot Camp will be held in Vanderbilt’s Student Life Center, 310 25th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37240.

Click here to find any location on campus: http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/main/maps 


Home 2 Suites by Hilton: or call: 1.615.254.2170

Holiday Inn:or call: 1.877.327.4707, request the group rate for "Boot Camp, Acute Care Nurse Practitioners"

Homewood Suites by Hilton or call: 1.615.340.8000

Hilton Garden Inn or call: 1.615.921.8138

Loews Hotel at Vanderbilt

Breakfast, Lunch and Wine and Cheese Reception Included