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Friday April 29, 2022

On the Campus of the University of Southern Indiana

Online Registration

The APRN Symposium is pleased to welcome Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP, as our symposium presenter. She has provided more than 2800 continuing education seminars on topics pertaining to pathophysiology, physical assessment, nutrition, and pharmacology to health care professionals throughout the United States and Canada. She has been the keynote speaker for numerous national organizations such as the Emergency Nurses’ Association, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Medical-Surgical Nurses Association, The Ambulatory Nurses’ Association, and the Million Dollar Round Table to name just a few.

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. Barb has won numerous awards for excellence in teaching including the Distinguished Professor award from the National Association of Biology Teachers and the Entrepreneurial Leadership Centennial Award from the University of Virginia.

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), and her latest 2019 release - Laughing My Aspirin Off.

Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP

About the Program

This annual symposium is designed to provide current, practical information that will strengthen assessment skills and expand knowledge of patient management strategies.


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, physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, students, 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 5 hours specific to pharmacotherapeutics.

CE hours will be available for Nurses, Physicians, Pharmacists, Social Workers, Psychologists, CHES, MCHES, and Health Facility Administrators. CE hours will also be available for Indiana licensed Marriage & Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapists Assistants, and Dental Professionals.

Conflict of Interest Statement

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

Accreditation Statements

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 6.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

In support of improving patient care, University of Southern Indiana Center for Health Professions Lifelong Learning 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), the American Psychological Association (APA), 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.

Online Registration Form

To Register: Click the link above to register. We recommend utilizing Chrome or Firefox with a computer or tablet to register.

Enrollment Cost

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

Refund Policy

A $25 administrative fee will be charged prior to the date of the activity if the registration fee has been paid.

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