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Membership Benefits

Membership in the Pediatric Orthopaedic Practitioners Society (POPS) is available to Advanced Practice Nurses and Physician Assistants specialized in pediatric orthopaedics.  By bringing members together we aim to support continuing education, specialized training, research collaboration, mentoring, networking and promotion of our role.

Continuing Education/Specialized Training

·   Annual National POPS conference with discounted registration rate for members

·   On-line continuing educational offerings (Coming Soon)


Research Collaboration (Coming Soon)



·   Virtual Mentoring program (Coming Soon)



·   Communicate with your peers in the POPS On-Line Forum (Coming Soon)


Role Promotion

·   Gain professional exposure with Member Spotlight


Member Accomplishments

POPS is proud to recognize active members who are promoting quality improvement and continuing education by publishing research; attaining scholarship/awards; or presenting research papers; podium presentations; poster presentations or workshops at the national level. Please notify Suzanne Hilt (suzanne_hilt@urmc.rochester.edu) if you are an active member and would like to share your accomplishment on this list.

  1. Jill Ariagno, MSN, RN, CPNP; Colleen Ditro, MSN, CPNP; & Alison Duey-Holtz, MSN, CPNP
    “Musculoskeletal Essentials for the Primary Care Provider” Intensive Workshop at the 2014 NAPNAP Conference
  2. Jill Ariagno, MSN, RN, CPNP
    Selected to be part of 2013 NAPNAP Advocacy Scholars Program
  3. Allison Lind MN, MPH, RN, CPNP
    “Pediatric Foot Deformities: Pearls for the Primary Care Provider” Podium Presentation at the 2014 NAPNAP Conference
  4. Raymond Kleposki MSN, RN, CPNP
    “Pediatric Fracture Management” Podium Presentation 2013 NAON 33rd Annual Conference
    “Experts in Arthritis Program & Fit to a T” Podium Presentations at the 2014 United States Bone and Joint Initiative
    “Pediatric Orthopedic Trauma” Podium Presentation at the May 2014 University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    “Solitary Osseous Capillary-Type Vascular Malformation of the Distal Humerus in a Child” Publication in Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, 33(40, doi:10.1097/BPO.0b013e31828706e6.
  5. Anne Stuedemann MSN, RN, CPNP
    “Pediatric Cervical Spine Trauma” Podium Presentation at the 2014 AAOS Conference
  6. Anne Stuedemann MSN, RN, CPNP; Valorie Thomas PNP-BC, RN
    “PICC Lines Inserted The Day Before Surgery Decrease Time From Induction Of Anesthesia To Incision For Spinal Deformity Surgery And Safely Provides Central Venous Access During Surgery: A Pilot Study” ePoster at the 2014 POSNA Conference

Member Spotlight

Get to know you fellow members! POPS mission is to bring members together to support continuing education, specialized training, research collaboration, mentoring, networking and promotion of our role. Each quarter we will post a spotlight highlighting a member who has strived to advance and enhance the care provided by the Advanced Practice Nurse and Physician Assistants. To nominate a member for spotlight please email Suzanne Hilt at suzanne_hilt@urmc.rochester.edu.

POPS Fall 2015 Member Spotlight: Colleen Ditro DNP, CRNP

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