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Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Symposium - Friday, March 15, 2024

Registration is closed, conference is over.

This annual symposium is designed to provide current, practical information that will strengthen assessment skills and expand knowledge of patient management strategies. The symposium will be held on the campus of the University of Southern Indiana and offered virtually.

2024 Agenda

Learning Outcomes

Attendees will be able to implement current effective diagnostic and treatment strategies for a variety of client health issues.

Target Audience

Advanced practice registered nurses, nurses, and other health care providers in ambulatory and acute care settings.

Contact Hours

The University of Southern Indiana designates this activity for 6.25 contact hours with 2.25 contact hours specific to pharmacotherapeutics. CE hours will be available for Nurses, Physicians, Pharmacists, Social Workers, and Health Facility Administrators. CE hours will also be available for Indiana licensed Marriage & Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapists Assistants, and Dental Professionals.

Symposium Speaker

Barb BancroftThe APRN Symposium is pleased to welcome Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, NP, as our symposium presenter.

She has provided more than 3000 continuing education events on clinical topics pertaining to pathophysiology, physical assessment, nutrition, and pharmacology to health care professionals throughout the United States and Canada. 

Barb has held faculty positions at the University of Virginia, the University of Arkansas, Loyola University of Chicago, and St. Xavier University of Chicago. She has provided courses on Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Physical Assessment to graduate and undergraduate students.  

She is the author of eight books: Medical Minutiae (1999), An Apple a Day: The ABCs of Diet and Disease (2002), Live a Little, Laugh a Lot (2004), Kiss My Asparagus (2012), Geriatric Gems (2018), Focus on Pharmacology (2019), Plants or Pills? (2019), Laughing My Aspirin Off (2019) and her latest release – A Bacteria, a Virus and a Parasite Walk Into a Bar (2023).

Enrollment Cost

  • $130 for professionals
  • $60 for current graduate students
  • $20 for undergraduate students

For questions, call toll-free 1-877-USI-HLTH (874-4584) or 812-461-5217 or email

Refund Policy

Refunds are available, less a $25 administrative fee, through March 1, 2024. No refunds will be provided after that date.

Conference Location

University of Southern Indiana, University Center West
8600 University Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47712

Conflict of Interest Statement

No individual in a position to control content has any relevant financial relationships.

Accreditation Statements

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Southern Indiana Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning (CHPLL). The CHPLL is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

State of Indiana

The University of Southern Indiana is an approved provider of continuing education for several professionals licensed in the state of Indiana, including social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants and dental professionals.

The University of Southern Indiana has been approved by the Indiana State Board of Health Facility Administrators as a sponsor of continuing education programs for health facility administrators. License number: 98000033A