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Advanced Practice Provider Conference

The 8th annual TCHAPP Conference
January 21-23, 2021
Texas Children’s Hospital

TCHAPP EXPERIENCE Virtual 2021

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please note, CME credit can only be claimed for live attendance at the conference.

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About the Conference

We are excited to offer the same great conference as a virtual experience this year. Models of health care delivery are transforming. The roles of advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) and physician assistants (PA) are expanding and diversifying. The number of advanced practice providers (APP) in specialty and hospital settings is increasing as health care organizations recognize the benefits APPs provide. Additionally, primary care providers are treating a growing number of children with complex medical problems. These providers will need to be equipped with both acute and primary care knowledge. This conference provides attendees with both a primary and acute care perspective of pediatric health care as well as the opportunity to collaborate and network with colleagues.


About Texas Children’s Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital, a not-for-profit organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education, and research. Consistently ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News and World Report, Texas Children’s has Centers of Excellence in multiple pediatric subspecialties and operates the largest primary pediatric care network in the country. Recently, Texas Children’s Hospital was recognized as a leader in LGBTQ health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Additionally the hospital maintains nationally recognized magnet status, indicating quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. The team of APPs at Texas Children’s is over 500 strong and growing. APPs practice in a variety of settings across the hospital network and are deeply committed to excellence in patient care, satisfaction, quality and outcomes.


About the Texas Children’s Hospital Transformational Advanced Professional Practice Model

The Texas Children’s Hospital Transformational Advanced Professional Practice Model (TAPP) for APPs serves as a conceptual framework to guide professional development and mentorship. It is one of few evidence-based APP practice models. The Direct Comprehensive Family-Centered Care domain forms the essence of the APP role and informs and shapes the execution of the six professional practice development domains:

  1. Organizational Priorities
  2. Quality and Safety
  3. Evidence-Based Practice and Research
  4. Education
  5. Transformational Professional Practice
  6. Credentialing and Regulatory Practice

The TAPP model serves a blueprint for establishing the structures and processes to support exemplary advanced practice.


Conference objectives

  1. Explore evidence-based and innovative approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of various pediatric medical, surgical, behavioral, and mental health conditions
  2. Demonstrate enhanced skills in the treatment of a variety of acute problems in pediatric patients
  3. Discuss health promotion and public health as it relates to the adolescent and pediatric population

Target Audience

APRNs and PAs in both primary and acute specialty care pediatric settings as well as APRN and PA students pursuing careers in pediatric health care are invited to attend.

This APP conference at Texas Children’s Hospital offers a variety of breakout sessions in addition to keynote presentations, allowing registrants to customize their learning experience to their unique practice.


Pricing

Individual Conference Day $20/day

Full Three-Day Conference $50

Due to the limitations of the teleconference environment, we will not be offering a Skills workshop at the 2021 Conference.  We look forward to offering a Skills Workshop at future, in person conferences.  

Half price registration for BCM/TCH employees. Please register with BCM/TCH email address to qualify.


Cancellation Policy

A refund, less a $10 processing fee, will be given for written cancellations received by January 14, 2021. No refunds will be given after this date. Please note refunds for payment made by check may take up to 6 months to process.

Do you have questions or want more information? Contact us at appconference@texaschildrens.org or call 832-822-1878