NCCHA Annual Meeting


Wednesday, November 7, 2018 to Friday, November 9, 2018


Crowne Plaza AIRE

North Central College Health Association Annual Meeting - Influencing Action & Cultivating Success

Explore new strategies for the implementation of evidence based best practices in student-centered healthcare.

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The annual meeting provides an opportunity for those engaged in college health to come together, exchange knowledge across disciplines, and make connections. View agenda. 


Anyone interested in student-centered healthcare, including: college health administrators, counselors, psychologists, health educators, medical assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, physicians, and dietitians are invited to attend.

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:
  • Identify best practices in college health.
  • Describe the presentation and management of common medical conditions in the college health setting.
  • List presenting symptoms and recommended treatment regimens for common mental health disorders.
  • Develop prevention strategies and programming for health promotion for college campus communities.
  • Describe collaborative and/or integrated care models.

Keynote Speakers

Saundra Jain, MA, PSyD, LPC
Michele Rusinko, MFA

Presented by

North Central College Health Association

Provided by

University of Minnesota Medical School


Tara Girard, RN, BSN, NCCHA President, Director, Health and Wellness Center, Beloit College

Planning Committee Members

Ann Laros, MD, Boynton Health, University of Minnesota
Laura Herbst-Johnson, MS, CHES, CPP, Director of Peer Education and Chemical Health, Gustavus Adolphus College
Heather Dale, PA-C, Director of Health Services, Gustavus Adolphus College
Jen Sorenson, PA-C, Administrative Director, Student Health Service, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point


Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education and North Central College Health Association. University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity  for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

This activity is awarded up to 11.75 ANCC contact hours.

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®)

11.75  CHES (entry-level) Category I continuing education contact hours (CECH) have been approved by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC). University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Education is a NCHEC designated provider.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.


Early Rate: On or Before October 9, 2018

Full Conference: 
Healthcare Professionals: $295
Resident/Fellow/Student: $75
Presenter: $195

One Day Only:
Healthcare Professionals: $195
Resident/Fellow/Student: $75
Presenter: $125

Regular Rate: On or After October 10, 2018

Full Conference: 
Healthcare Professionals: $345
Resident/Fellow/Student: $75
Presenter: $245

One Day Only:
Healthcare Professionals: $275
Resident/Fellow/Student: $75
Presenter: $185

Printed course materials cannot be guaranteed for onsite/walk-in registrants. Access to online course materials is provided in advance of the activity to registered learners. To ensure you will receive all course materials before the start of the activity, please register in advance.


Special needs, such as dietary restrictions, lactation rooms, etc., should be indicated in advance; requests cannot always be honored on-site.

How to Register


Photo Release

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Bloomington, MN 55425
Phone: 952-854-9000

Overnight Accommodations

A block of single sleeping rooms is available at the discounted rate of $99 per night plus tax. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel by the cut-off date of October 17, 2018. To make your reservation online, click here; to make your reservation over the phone, call Linda Fishman at 952-876-8707 and ask for the NCCHA Annual Meeting rate, using code: REG. Reservations will be accepted on space and rate availability.


Complimentary parking is available on-site.


We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their financial contributions to this activity:

  • DynaVax
  • FirstRisk Advisors
  • GlaxoKlineSmith LLC
  • Learn to Live, Inc.
  • Medline Industries Inc.
  • Merck Vaccines
  • Minnesota Multistate Contracting Alliance for Pharmacy (MMCAP)
  • Pfizer Vaccines
  • Point and Click Solutions, Inc.
  • Student Assurance Services, Inc.
  • Valneva
(List current as of 10/24/18)