CANAP Events


CANAP is pleased to offer numerous events and educational programs throughout the year to its members.


Members of CANAP must be logged in to this website to register for any of the listed events.


If you are not a member of CANAP and would like to attend one of our events, please contact our education program chairperson to register for the event.

If you have any questions about the registration process or if you are experiencing any problems with registration,  please contact our education program chairperson.

Please click here for contact information for the education program chairperson.


Please refer to the Members-Only section under the "Continuing Education" tab for additional educational opportunities.



Upcoming events

    • 08 Feb 2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • 13 Dec 2018
    • 9:00 PM
    • Hixson United Methodist Church

    Year-long series Mental Health Matters: Community Gatherings for Help, Hope, and Healing

    Presented By:  Timothy Jennings,MD, DFAPA
    Board-certified psychiatrist and distinguished Fellow of the American 
    Psychiatric Association and Southern Psychiatric Association

    Date: Thu, February 08, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  

         Hixon United Methodist Church
         Old Hixson Pike 5301
         Hixson, 37343  



    As part of Hixon United Methodist Church's and Come and Reason 
    Ministries' year-long series Mental Health Matters: Community Gatherings 
    for Help, Hope, and Healing, Dr. Jennings will be presenting "The 
    Developing Brain," at 7:00pm on February 8.

    The Developing Brain
    Did you know that environment, experience, and choice can alter human 
    DNA and impact brain structure and function? Learn how traumatic 
    experiences, diets, addictive substances, television, healthy nurturing, 
    and even a belief in God can alter our genes and brain structure—and how 
    you can keep your brain function strong.

    Visit for more about this series.
    Dr. Jennings will also be speaking for this series on these dates:

    Mar. 8 — Neurobiology of Depression and Drug-Free Treatments
    Apr.12 — Addictions and the Adolescent Brain
    May 10 — The Mind: God’s Design & What Went Wrong
    Aug. 13 — The Aging Brain (Copies of Dr. Jennings brand new book, The 
    Aging Brain, will be available.)
    Sept. 13 — Fix for Failing Families
    Oct. 12 — The Science of Belief
    Nov. 8 — Guilt Resolution
    Dec. 13 — The God-Shaped Brain

    Location information
    Hixson United Methodist Church
    Old Hixson Pike 5301
    Hixson, 37343

    • 23 Feb 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Save the Date!



    Southeastern Symposium on Cardiac Innovation

    Friday, February 23, 2018 * The Westin Chattanooga * Chattanooga, TN

    Heart & Lung Open House on Thursday, February 23 from 4-7.

    The Open House will allow guest to visit the new rooms, cath lab, and OR rooms.


    Open to all physicians, nurses and professionals , this CME & CNE-accredited event offers an in-depth look at what's new and what's next in cardiac care, presented by some oft he nation's top physicians, surgeons and healthcare futurists.

    For more information and confirmed speakers,visit


    Heart and Lung Institute

    • 04 Mar 2018
    • 7:00 AM
    • 06 Mar 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Chattanoogan Hotel



    The pre-conference on March 4th is pending approval of total 12.5 hours of continuing education - 5 hours of which are online modules to be completed prior to the conference. 

    The symposium on March 5 & 6, has approved AMA Credit: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    Sunday, March 4, 2018
    Allied Health Procedural Pre-Conference - Poster Presentations see below

    This one-day pre-conference session provides a highly interactive, hands-on opportunity for NPs and PAs to obtain procedural CE. Online preparatory modules will be available prior to the conference. Continuing Education credit hours pending.

    Monday, March 5 - Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    Scientific Assembly Symposium 

    Hear from engaging speakers on topics including: behavioral health update, human trafficking, social media & healthcare, pediatrics, provider, & patient communication, ACEP updates, LLSA Update, dermatology tips & tricks, reimbursement & payment reform, critical care, provider wellness & work-life balance, state of the art stroke interventions, the opioid epidemic, prescribing guidelines, and pediatrics. Continuing Education credit hours pending.


    For complete information: Download Full Brochure

    AAENP Member Pricing - Not a member? Join today

    March 4 ONLY: Allied Health Procedural Pre-Conference - Poster Presentations see below (Register before Feb. 1, 2018) = $300 

    March 5 & 6 ONLY: Scientific Assembly Symposium = $150

    March 4, 5, & 6: Pre-conference & Symposium = $450

    For complete registration information, visit: 

    The meeting will be held at The Chattanoogan Hotel, 1201 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402. A limited number of guest rooms have been reserved for attendees at a discounted rate of $154/night. This rate is only guaranteed until February 1, 2018. Reservations may be made by calling the hotel at 1-800-619-0018, or online at To access room blocks and rates, click on “groups” and then enter Group ID #664889.

    • 08 Mar 2018
    • 7:30 AM
    • 09 Mar 2018
    • 4:30 PM
    • Hilton Nashville Downtown 121 4th Avenue South Nashville, TN 37201

    "What's Up with Primary Care Emergencies?!"

    by MidlevelU

    Conference date is March 8-9, 2018

    Discount code: LOCALNP

    12 CE credits

    Interested NPs and students can sign up here:

    Location: Nashville, TN

    Venue: Hilton Nashville Downtown

    What's Up with Primary Care Emergencies has been specifically designed with the interests of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in mind. Topics will be presented by NPs and PAs who are experts in their fields and will discuss acute and emergent conditions providers can expect to encounter in the primary care setting. Registration includes conference attendance and continental breakfast. This conference will be approved for 12 contact hours by the AANP.

    Special rates have been negotiated at the Hilton Nashville Downtown for conference attendees. Please click on the following link to access the discounted rate.

    Individuals may call the Hilton Nashville Downtown directly for reservations at 615-620-1000 (Monday through Friday from 8a-5pm) or by calling 1-800-HILTONS. Don’t forget to mention that you are attending the MidlevelU Continuing Education Conference.

    If you need assistance with your registration, please call us at 720-238-3336 or email us at

Past events

10 Feb 2018 2018 Annual Chattanooga Cardiovascular Symposium presented by The Chattanooga Heart Institute and CHI Memorial
16 Jan 2018 Bioidentical Hormones
05 Dec 2017 Invokana and Type 2 Diabetes (Community Event)
02 Dec 2017 Christmas Party
02 Nov 2017 Bevyxxa (betrixaban) for Venous Thomboemolism (VTE) - (Community Event)
20 Oct 2017 Erlanger Metabolic Symposium for Healthcare Professionals (Community Event)
10 Oct 2017 Vitamin D Deficiencies...Is There a Practical Solution? Community Event
29 Sep 2017 Regional LARC Symposium - Community Event
19 Sep 2017 Repatha - an injectable prescription medicine ( a PCSK9 inhibitor) for LDL cholesterol - (Community Event)
25 May 2017 Alinia® (nitazoxanide) Tablets 500 mg
21 Mar 2017 Hepatitis C
21 Feb 2017 Trintellix for the Treatment of Major Depression Disorder(MDD)
17 Jan 2017 Inside Aptiom: For the Tx of Partial Onset Seizures as Monotherapy or Adjunctive Therapy
19 Dec 2016 CANAP 2016 Holiday Party
13 Dec 2016 Targeted Strategies for Weight Regulation
15 Nov 2016 Pivotal Trials and Recently Published Real World Evidence in NVAF & DVT/PE Including Patents with NVAF and Renal Impairment
18 Oct 2016 Update On Varicose and Spider Veins.....What you need to know
20 Sep 2016 Recent Developments in the Treatment of Altered Motility and Visceral Hypersensitivity
08 Sep 2016 Bayer Levonorgestrel-Releasing Intrauterine System (LNG-IUS) in the Long Acting Reversible Contraceptive (LARC) Landscape
16 Aug 2016 Benchmark Physical Therapy
21 Jun 2016 A Once Daily Basal Insulin Option for the Primary Care Management of Diabetes
04 Jun 2016 FREE Subspecialty Symposium for Primary Care Providers
17 May 2016 Treating Thromboembolism and reducing the risk of stroke in Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation
03 May 2016 Reducing Barriers to Mentoring Novice Nurse Practitioners
19 Apr 2016 Bariatic-Quarterly
15 Mar 2016 Highlights of Management Of Heart Failure with Reduced EF
16 Feb 2016 Colorguard: Stool DNA Testing for Colorectal Cancer Screening
19 Jan 2016 Familial Hypercholesterolemia
09 Jan 2016 Legislative Forum for Full Practice Authority
09 Dec 2015 CANAP 2015 Holiday Party
17 Nov 2015 Opioid-Induced Constipation: When Reliable Rapid Relief Matters
20 Oct 2015 Optimizing Intervention for Moderate to Severe Vasomotor Symptoms During Menopause
15 Sep 2015 Introducting Toujeo
18 Aug 2015 Combo COPD Therapy
04 Aug 2015 Diagnosis and Management of Overactive Bladder
30 Jul 2015 Thoracic Surgery Update-#1506269
21 Jul 2015 Jardiance and Glyxambi : Multiple options for improved glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes
16 Jun 2015 The Patient Taking an IR Opioid Who May Be Appropriate for ER Opioid Therapy
19 May 2015 Identifying and Managing Patients at Risk for Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions
21 Apr 2015 Heart Failure Game Plan: From Heart Failure to Heart Success
17 Mar 2015 Diclegis and Nausea and Vomitting in Pregnancy
17 Feb 2015 New Extended Release Oral Hydrocodone Bitartrate Therapy
20 Jan 2015 The Treatment of DVT & PE and reducing recurrent DVT & PE
18 Nov 2014 November 2014 Eduational Meeting
21 Oct 2014 October 2014 Quarterly Membership Meeting
16 Sep 2014 Issues in the Contemporary Management of Dyslipidemia
02 Sep 2014 Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of DVT & PE
15 Jul 2014 July 2014 Quarterly Membership Meeting
17 Jun 2014 Reducing Stroke in Patients w/Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation
20 May 2014 Educational Meeting
15 Apr 2014 April 2014 Quarterly Membership Meeting
18 Mar 2014 Educational program-Management of Hyponatremia in the Critical Care Setting
18 Feb 2014 Educational program - The Efficacy and Safety of Ranexa
21 Jan 2014 Educational program - Incretin Impairement: Discovering the Core Deficits of Type II Diabetes
21 Jan 2014 January 2014 Meeting of Membership
13 Dec 2013 CANAP Holiday Party
12 Nov 2013 Educational program - Understanding the Clinical Use of IV Acetaminophen (Ofirmev)
12 Nov 2013 November 2013 Meeting of Membership
29 Oct 2013 Educational program - Diabetic Drug Invokana
15 Oct 2013 Educational program - Targeting IgE in the management of Allergic Asthma
15 Oct 2013 October 2013 Meeting of Membership
03 Oct 2013 Educational program - Unbranded Hepatitis C
24 Sep 2013 CE Credit- The Physical Therapist's Approach Lumbar Spine Exam & Treatment
17 Sep 2013 Educational program - Bronchial Thermoplasty: A New Procedure for Severe Asthma in Adults
17 Sep 2013 September 2013 Meeting of Membership
05 Sep 2013 Educational program - Venous Insufficiency
20 Aug 2013 Educational program - Diabetes Management
20 Aug 2013 August 2013 Meeting of Membership
01 Aug 2013 Educational program - Omega 3: Vasceta
16 Jul 2013 Educational program - Constipation and IBS-C
16 Jul 2013 July 2013 Meeting of Membership
18 Jun 2013 Educational program - Helicobacter pylori: Importance of Appropriate Testing and Management
18 Jun 2013 June 2013 Meeting of Membership
21 May 2013 Educational Program - Initiating Mealtime Insulin Therapy: Practical Solutions for Humolog Dosing and Titration Adjustments
21 May 2013 May 2013 Meeting of Membership
16 Apr 2013 Educational Program - Current Evidence for Managing Low Back Pain
16 Apr 2013 April 2013 Meeting of Membership
04 Apr 2013 Educational Program - Vesicare for Over-active Bladder
19 Mar 2013 Educational Program - Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
19 Mar 2013 March 2013 Meeting of Membership
19 Feb 2013 Educational Program - Butrans: The First Buprenorphine Transdermal System
19 Feb 2013 February 2013 Meeting of Membership

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