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Senator Renee Unterman to address the opioid epidemic as the keynote speaker for the United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Georgia (UAPRN of GA) Second Conference September 21st - 23rd
Event to Provide Industry Knowledge and Career Guidance to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and Those Considering the APRN Practice Role
(September 13, 2017)

ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Georgia (UAPRN of GA) will host its 2nd Annual State-wide Conference at the AmericasMart at 40 John Portman Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30303 September 21-23rd. Senator Renee Unterman, a member of the Georgia State Senate representing the 45th District and Chairman of the Committee on Health and Human Services, is the keynote speaker for Day 1. Her keynote address will focus on one of her initiatives of which she is most passionate Fighting the Opioid Epidemic. Senator Unterman states "Opioid abuse and heroin overdoses are an epidemic that must be addressed in this state and around the nation," She sponsored SB81 focusing on Naloxone availability and electronic reporting of controlled substances.

This dynamic and exciting conference agenda has been planned to address the opioid epidemic in depth and also caters to those interested in seeking information regarding APRN practice. Leaders from all APRN nursing organizations will be present for the benefit of APRNs from various backgrounds and specialties. To register to attend or view more event details please visit

A wealth of engaging topics comprises the conference offerings inclusive of:

  • Cardiology
  • LGBTQ Healthcare Considerations
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Pharmacology Updates
  • Women's Health
  • Legal Considerations for APRNs
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Hematology/Sickle Cell Disease
  • Legislative Issues
  • Suturing Training
  • Orthopedic Injection Training

Participating exhibitors will have the opportunity to meet with APRNs and APRN students, and potential students across clinical specialties and educational backgrounds.

About UAPRN of GA: UAPRN of GA exists to represent APRN legislative and practice issues and to support the advancement of the APRN role. One of the organization's purposes is to promote collaboration and unification of all APRNs in Georgia. "Energized by 1 voice" is the new UAPRN of GA organizational slogan that speaks to the unification and inter-collaboration among the nursing organizations in Georgia. To learn more about UAPRN of GA please visit


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