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UAPRN Annual Education Conference: Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare

110 Ocean Way
110 Ocean Way
Jekyll Island, GA 31527

Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 6:00pm ET - Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 9:00pm ET
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Innovation, Leadership, Pharmacology, etc
110 Ocean Way, Jekyll Island, GA 31527



Innovation, Business start-up, Pharmacology update, Leadership, Legislative Advocacy


Dr. Zubin Damania, Dr. Bonnie Clipper

Credits Offered

This event offers 10.0 CE credits to attendees (2.0 pharmacology) .
Accreditation Info: AANP.


Additional Information

UAPRN is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to high quality healthcare for the citizens of Georgia. We support the advancement of the APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurses) role by addressing and promoting legislative and practice issues through education and advocacy. We strive to empower nurses and other healthcare professionals. APRNs serve in important roles through pediatrics, geriatrics, acute care, adult primary care, maternity care, mental health, and chronic disease management. APRNs have additional education, training, and certifications in specific areas of practice and number close to 18,000 strong in Georgia. Join hundreds of other Advanced Practice Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, and Students as we spend an inspirational weekend on one of the most beautiful beaches. Our theme for this year's conference is Innovation in Healthcare so that we may inspire and educate providers from across all of the Southeast on how to increase access to quality healthcare for their patients. Due to socioeconomic challenges, increasing access to healthcare requires creativity and transformation. What better way to broaden your career journey than through this dynamic event?

We are pleased to announce that our keynote speakers for this year's conference will be Dr. Zubin Damania aka ZDogg MD and Dr. Bonnie Clipper DNP.



Dr. Zubin Damania (ZDogg MD) is a UCSF/ Stanford trained internist and creator of and epidemic movement with our dysfunctional healthcare system, addressing burnout and safety. He started producing videos and live shows under the name ZDoggMD, using creativity and humor to address the issues healthcare providers experience every day. This resulted in a grassroots movement to improving healthcare for everyone. ZDogg MD has amassed millions of followers and has over a billion views, hosts a podcast and is the founder of Turntable Health, an innovative primary care clinic and model for Health3.0.


Dr. Bonnie Clipper DNP, MBA is a top nurse influencer, nursing innovation expert, global speaker, Amazon International #1 best-selling author, and coach. She is the mastermind behind the Innovation Advantage company. Dr. Clipper is the sole nurse member of the HIMSS Innovation Board of Advisors and is a start-up coach for MATTER international health tech accelerator. Her unique understanding of operations, strategy, workforce, and technology make her the perfect bridge-builder to create new workflows and processes to ensure that technology improves care and experiences for everyone. Her work impacts more than 4 million healthcare workers every year.

In addition, we will have highly engaging and innovative minds from across the country that will be speaking over the course of the conference. These renowned healthcare professionals will provide valuable insights and thought-provoking presentations, further enhancing the overall educational experience for attendees.

Please note that current CE credit amounts are not final. About 20 will be available once virtual hours are accounted for. 

Registration Fee:

Member - $200

Non-Member - $300

Student - $125

Retired - $125

BOOK YOUR HOTEL ROOM TODAY! We have room blocks at the Westin and Courtyard!!!

Event Summary:

United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Georgia 2023

Start Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023

End Date: Sunday, September 24, 2023

Last Day to Book: Monday, August 21, 2023

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Event Summary:

United Advanced Practice Nurses of Georgia 2023 Room Block

Start Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2023

End Date: Monday, September 25, 2023

Last Day to Book: Monday, August 21, 2023

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  • The Westin Jekyll Island for  $199 USD - $209 USD per night

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