Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants

KAPA Heart of America CME - 2021

Aloft Hotel - Wichita
3642 North Oliver Street
Wichita, KS 67220

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 7:30am CT - Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 1:00pm CT

3642 North Oliver Street, Wichita, KS 67220



Our final agenda is still being developed, but we plan on a variety of primary care topics. Plus exhibitors, lunch speakers and reception.

Credits Offered

This event offers 20.0 CME credits to attendees.
Accredited by AAPA credit approval is pending..

Additional Information


This conference has been designed to provide a broad overview of clinical and professional issues that impact Physician Assistants. Its main focus is to address those issues from a primary care perspective.  We aim to address the growing educational needs of PAs by providing current information from specialists within their respective fields.


The educational design of this activity addresses the needs of PAs involved in the treatment of patients in a primary care setting.


Here are some of the speakers we are working with for the CME.

Kevin Brough, MD - Dermatology

Rick Cagan - Behavioral Health Tobacco Project

Autumn Caycedo, MD - KSU program update/other medical topic

Murali Chakinala, MD - Pulmonary Hypertension do to Interstitial Lung disease

Sean Conroy, PA - Looking for Zebras in your Work UP

Gayle Donaldson - KTRACKS

Ronda Hanneman, PA - Benefits of being a Preceptor/WSU Update

Randi Harman - Osteoporosis

Dee Spade, DO - Short Stature Work Up

Amy Seery, MD - Pediatrics talk

Kerstin Stephens, PA - Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Carolyn Westgate, MSEd, LCPC - Impaired Practitioner Program


Other topics we are working to confirm are:

Internal medicine

Pain medicine



And more...


This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial support of Live Programs.  Conference organizers have requested 20 hours of AAPA Category I CME credit from the Physician Assistant Review Panel.


Online registration is now open!

The early registration discount will on expire on October 1, 2021. Registration Deadline is October 7, 2021


CME Committee Chair

Kami Albers, PA-C, Manhattan, KS

Conference revenues help to fund the day-to-day operations of KAPA, so your attendance at KAPA conferences helps support your Academy.

The Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants sponsors this conference with support from AAPA


** for NCCPA members

We will be using the NCCPA’s logging system for our CME hours again this year. So after the conference all  you have to do is go to their website and complete your CME conference logging. By having the CME hours logged through the NCCPA, the credits are verified and won’t be audited by the NCCPA.

If you are a NCCPA member enter your NCCPA ID number where indicated on the registration form.


Aloft Hotel  - Lodging information

The Aloft Hotel is offering a rate of $119 per night for our event.

Our group block’s cut off date is Thursday, September 30th. [Any unsold rooms will be released from the block  after the 30th.] 

Click on the link, put in the dates you need lodging and click on check availability.

Book your room for Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants Heart of America CME

Proceed to select your room type and complete the reservation to generate a confirmation number. 


We are monitoring current CDC guidance and local restrictions relating to COVID variants and a virtual option for the CME event may be offered when appropriate.


Registration Refund and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations and refund requests will only be considered when received in writing.

All such requests should be emailed to kansaspa@sbcglobal.net

To receive a 100% refund of your paid conference registration fees your written cancellation request must be received by KAPA on or before October 7, 2021.

Written notices of cancellation received after the close of registration, October 8, 2021, receive a 50% refund of paid conference registration fees.


It is once again time to begin planning for the annual Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants CME program.  The dates for this year’s event are October 14-16, 2021 and again we will be at the Aloft Hotel, 3642 N Oliver St in Wichita, Kansas. Our previous CME events have been successful in part to the generous support from the pharmaceutical companies.

We will continue to offer a variety of beneficial and timely topics for Kansas PAs. We are asking that each company interested in sponsoring a part of the program please return this enclosed sheet as soon as possible. Sponsorships with or without speakers are welcome.

A preliminary agenda for the CME event will be under development later this Summer.

We are pleased to invite you and your company to participate as an exhibitor at our CME event.

If you want to pay by check click on the attachment below and complete the sign up form and submit it with your payment. (If you need a W-9 Form please contact the KAPA office at kansaspa@sbcglobal.net)

Exhibitor Booth Fee

Exhibitor Booth Fee



KAPA Member CME Registration
Early Bird Discount Until 10/1/2021

KAPA Member CME Registration to all CME activites.

$290.00   $265.00

KAPA Non-Member CME Registration
Early Bird Discount Until 10/1/2021

KAPA Non-Member CME Registration to all CME activites.

$390.00   $365.00

Daily Rate CME Registration - Thursday Only
Early Bird Discount Until 10/1/2021

Daily Rate CME Registration - Thursday Only

$165.00   $140.00

Daily Rate CME Registration - Friday Only
Early Bird Discount Until 10/1/2021

Daily Rate CME Registration - Friday Only

$165.00   $140.00

Daily Rate CME Registration - Saturday Only
Early Bird Discount Until 10/1/2021

Daily Rate CME Registration - Saturday Only

$165.00   $140.00