Nurses never stop learning, and nursing conferences provide excellent opportunities to learn from colleagues. There are hundreds of nursing and healthcare-related conferences that take place across the nation every year.
Read on for 6 major nursing conferences to look out for in 2020!
American Organization of Nursing Leadership (AONL) (Nashville, TN | March 18-21)
Formerly known as the American Organization for Nurse Executives, the AONL is an organization of over 10,000 nurse leaders. This year, the conference takes place in Nashville, TN.
AONL supports nurse education in all phases of their careers. A variety of sessions are held each year featuring renowned keynote speakers, certification review seminars, and other career development resources.
Learn more about the 2020 AONL Conference here.
2020 Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Annual Conference (Las Vegas, NV | September 8-11)
The ENA aims to be the premier organization in the world for emergency nurses. The ENA promotes inclusion and diversity, lifelong learning, and a spirit of philanthropy.
TravCon (Las Vegas, NV | September 13–16)
The Traveler’s Conference, or TravCon, is attended by all kinds of nurses, technicians, advanced-practice professionals, and those who dream of taking their nursing career “on the road.”
The conference’s mission is to bring all travelers together to network, share experiences, and learn. Educational seminars abound at TravCon. Sessions on certifications, nursing techniques, allied healthcare, or your first travel assignment can be found here.
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses Convention (Phoenix, AZ | June 13 -17)
The AWHONN Convention provides nurses with opportunities to network and learn about new developments in women’s health, obstetrics, or neonatal nursing. Attend seminars on new products, cutting edge research, and best practices in your field.
Join over 3,000 clinicians from across the nation at this conference in beautiful Phoenix, AZ!
The National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (Indianapolis, IN | May 4-7)
The National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition offers education, inspiration and a place to honor high-acuity and critical care nurses.
Nurses attending the conference will have access to hundreds of educational seminars, new technology exhibitions, sessions on best practices and managerial techniques, and much more. The conference even offers a “Learning Action Journal,” a toolkit to take home and share with your colleagues.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 34th Annual Conference (Lake Buena Vista, FL | September 30 – October 3)
The APNA conference connects over 1800 RNs and APRNs, offering over 100 presentations on a variety of educational topics on psychiatric nursing. In addition, attendees have the opportunity to earn over 120 contact hours in person and online.
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