CAPA at Napa 2023


Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa
3425 Solano Ave, Napa, CA 94558

Click here to book your accommodations at CAPA’s discounted group rate.

CAPA's hotel room block at the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa is available for reservations through January 27, 2023




Registration Fee

Registration Fee with Wellness Package




Student Member






Non-Member Student* 




*If you are a student and not a CAPA member, please call or text the CAPA office (714-427-0321) for a promo code to register at the reduced non-member student rate.

Conference registrants may bring one guest to the Wellness Activity for an additional $150.

Saturday, February 25, 2023 - Program Schedule




Learning Objectives

7:45 AM

Registration / Breakfast / Exhibit Hall Visit

8:45 AM

Updates in Office-Based Gynecologic Care for Primary Care Clinicians

Anita Nelson, MD

  • Describe therapies to use to arrest acute HMB and discuss options to treat chronic HMB caused by PALM-COIEN causes.

  • Counsel women about the new contraception methods and new ways birth control is given.

  • Describe the major changes that were introduced in the latest CDC STD Treatment Guidelines.

  • Explain the latest recommendations for screening and preventing breast and cervical cancers.

  • Outline new approaches to treat premenopause and menopause complaints.

9:45 AM

Management of Common Orthopedic Postoperative Complications

Eric Glassman, MHS, PA-C

  • Be able to recognize common postoperative complications

  • Proper management of postoperative complications

  • Understand preoperative risk factors and ways to limit risk when possible

10:45 AM

MANopause: Male Hypogonadism

Ji Chun (CJ), PA-C, MPAS, BC-ADM

  • Understand the physiology and pathophysiology of low testosterone.

  • Create a comprehensive diagnostic protocol to differentiate primary from secondary hypogonadism.

  • Review the literature on the efficacy and safety of testosterone replacement therapy.

  • Outline appropriate monitoring of patients on testosterone replacement therapy.

  • Learn what different routes of testosterone replacement are available.

11:45 AM

Exhibit Hall Visit / Break

12:00 PM

Lunch / Branded Presentation

1:00 PM

Psychiatric Office Emergencies and How to Manage Them

Sonny Cline, MA, M.Div, PA-C

  • To identify what is a psychiatric emergency.

  • To develop and understand how to initially approach a psychiatric emergency.

  • To successfully manage and arrange follow up for a psychiatric emergency.

2:00 PM

General Review of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma Based on Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) Guidelines

William Auyeung, MD

  • To identify the diagnostic criteria for asthma.

  • To describe appropriate treatment for asthma depending on asthma severity, as defined by GINA Steps.

  • To develop an appropriate differential diagnosis for uncontrolled asthma.

3:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Visit / Break

3:15 PM

The Role of Nutrition in Dermatology and Food-Based Approaches to Glycemic Control

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, AP

  • To diagram the associations between high glycemic foods and skin diseases.

  • To identify foods that can reduce glycemic spikes.

  • To assess evidence for the use of low glycemic diets within dermatology.

4:15 PM

Incorporating Substance Use Disorder Care into Office-Based Practice

Arianna Campbell, PA-C

  • Strategies to address opioid use disorder in office settings.

  • To describe evidence-based treatment of opioid use disorder.

  • Harm reduction strategies when treating folks experiencing substance use disorders.

5:15 PM

Prize Drawing


This program has been reviewed and is approved for a
maximum of 7 hours Category I CME credits by AAPA


Sunday, February 26, 2023 - Wellness Activity

Napa Valley Wine Train
1275 McKinstry St, Napa, CA 94559
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM


While at Napa, let off some “steam” and join fellow PAs in one of Napa’s most unique experiences – The Napa Valley Wine Train. Take in the views of California’s most famous wine community in a railway journey from Napa to St. Helena and back. The Gourmet Express excursion includes a 3-course gourmet lunch for a truly nostalgic dining car experience. 


The Wine Train preserves a piece of Napa Valley history and proudly continues railroading traditions that are disappearing from the American landscape. Learn more at