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NAPNAP 39th National Conference on Pediatric Healthcare

March 19, 2018 - March 22, 2018

We’re gearing up for the NAPNAP 2018 National Conference and look forward to connecting with leading pediatric nurse practitioners from across the nation. Will you be there to help celebrate NAPNAP’s 45th Anniversary?

Early Access: Amazon Shopping Spree Giveaway

Double your chances to win our grand prize drawing for a $300 Amazon Shopping Spree, plus great daily prizes.

Enter today by clicking the link below, then stop by our booth and we’ll enter your name again.

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Melnic’s 2018 NAPNAP Dining Guide

Because we love to eat, we love researching the best local restaurants that are within walking distance. These are the Chicago restaurants that are on our short-list. Care to join us?

River Roast– $$-$$$ New American spin on British food served in an upscale restaurant with two bars & riverfront views.

Sepia– $$$$ – Seasonal, inventive, upscale American in a brick, tile & wood interior evoking classic Chicago.

Lockwood Restaurant and Bar – $$-$$$ – Upscale, imaginative New American dining amid elegant surrounds in the Palmer House lobby.

The Tavern at the Park – $$-$$$ – Bi-level, contemporary pub featuring upscale American comfort food, cocktails & an outdoor patio.

Filini Bar and Restaurant – $$-$$$ – Serving fresh, simple Italian food and wines with style and service.

The Gage – $$ – $$$ – The restaurant serves rustic American fare in a refined, lively setting, complemented by an innovative libations program.

Remington – $$ – $$$ – Classic American grill

Howells and Hood– $$ – $$$ – Sprawling pub & eatery with over 100 draft beers, tap wines & locally sourced New American cooking.

Giordano’s– $$ -$$$ -Known for deep-dish pizza, this casual chain serves other classic Italian food, plus beer & wine.

Columbus Tap– $$ – $$$ – Elevated pub food & local craft brews offered in chic but casual surroundings at a posh hotel.

Catch 35– $$$$  – This high-end restaurant focuses on seafood, though steaks, salads & bar food are also on the menu.

The Purple Pig- $$ – $$$ –  The restaurant offers cheese, swine and wine, among other standout dishes, showcasing the flavors of Italy, Greece and Spain.

Wildberry Pancakes and Café– $$ -$$$ – Pancakes & other big portions of American eats draw hungry folks to this breakfast-lunch cafe.

Melnic Top Picks for Events at NAPNAP 2018

Session 317: Scope, Role, Are You Underutilized? How to Evaluate NP role vs. Scope of Practice
Wednesday, March 21, 1:40 – 2:55 PM

Melnic President, Jill Gilliland, will join a panel of dynamic Advanced Practice Leaders to discuss scope of practice and utilization of Nurse Practitioners nationwide. Learn from the experiences of five different organizations to better understand the wide role and utilization variations in healthcare today.

Eleventh Annual Student Reception
Wednesday, March 21, 6:30-8 PM

Join us in honoring future PNPs and recognizing this year’s award winners. Jill Gilliland will present the DNP Scholarship Award to an outstanding pediatric-focused nurse practitioner doctoral student. Students, preceptors, and faculty are all invited to attend.

And, Don’t Miss Booth #519 in the Exhibit Hall

Throughout the conference, the Melnic Team will be at booth #519 with prize giveaways, Advanced Practice job opportunities, career coaching, resume reviews, and more!

Still not Registered? Plan Your Trip to the NAPNAP Conference
March 19 – 22  |  Chicago | Hyatt Regency Chicago


March 19, 2018
March 22, 2018



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