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Nursing Events and Conferences

Upcoming conferences with an emphasis on nursing! 



17-21 May 2015 — San Diego, Calif., USA
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses presents the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI). The theme will be "Focus the Flame." NTI offers hundreds of sessions for nurses who care for high-acuity and critically ill patients, while highlighting the latest trends and evidence-based practices in health care. The Critical Care Exposition showcases the best of what’s new in practice and technology. Email:
 18-21 May 2015 — San Diego, Calif., USA
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses presents the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition. The premier conference for high-acuity and critical-care nurses, NTI will reignite your commitment to your practice and our profession with outstanding and diverse learning opportunities, inspirational keynote presentations, celebratory gatherings, and networking with colleagues. Take home the best evidence-based knowledge to improve your practice, patient outcomes, and the hospital's bottom line.

20-21 May 2015 — Marion, Ind., USA
Indiana Wesleyan University presents Health and Human Trafficking. The purpose of this Conference is to launch a national conversation about the acute and chronic health consequences of human trafficking and to examine how to give health care providers the tools to identify and respond appropriately to victims of human trafficking. This conference will bring together health care professionals including doctors, nurses, emergency medical technicians, social workers, clinical psychologists, and others to discuss and address the complex health problems of trafficking victims and survivors and the need for programs across the country to address these issues. Email:

21-22 May 2015 — Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Association for Ambulatory Care presents the 3rd Ambulatory Care Conference. This year’s theme is Ambulatory Based Care: A Framework for Preventable Hospitalizations. The conference will be held at the Westin Prince Toronto. Email:

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1-26 June 2015 — Bethesda, Md., USA

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) presents the Summer Genetics Institute (SGI). This is an intensive one-month program of classroom and laboratory instruction in genetics that provides a foundation for biobehavioral research and clinical practice. The SGI is administered by the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences as one of the Bio-Trac programs. The SGI is provided by NINR at no cost to program attendees. Attendees are responsible for housing, food, and transportation expenses incurred during program participation. Nursing graduate students, faculty, and clinicians who are U.S. citizens and permanent U.S. residents are eligible to participate. The application period will close 1 March 2015. Email:

3-5 June 2015 — Minneapolis, Minn., USA
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing Center for Nursing Informatics presents Nursing Knowledge: 2015 Big Data Science Conference. This think tank conference is creating a National Action Plan through a network of of national nursing leaders and organizations to integrate multiple efforts for creating, accessing, and using nurse-generated and workforce data from enterprise information systems. Network with national leaders to create and implement standardized nursing data and models, learn about informatics educational resources for faculty, and appreciate the value possible from from integrating nurse-sensitive data for business analytics, operations, quality improvement, and cutting-edge research methods to transform health and health care. Email:

 4-6 June 2015 — Denver, Colo., USA
The Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE) presents the 2015 ACHNE Annual Institute. The theme is "New PHN Frontiers: Informatics and Beyond." The objectives of this conference are to: 1. Examine the role of information in PHN today and in the future; 2. Integrate innovative teaching strategies to prepare students for culturally congruent PHN practice in utilizing informatics and technology; 3. Develop teaching strategies which target culturally congruent PHN practice utilizing informatics; Analyze current and evolving informatics and technology research for PHN education and practice; 5. Examine evidence-based informatics strategies in education, practice, and research; and 6. Design the multimodal virtual classroom of the future.

9-10 June 2015 — Pittsburgh, Pa., USA
The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing; Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA); National SBIRT Addiction Technology Transfer Center (National SBIRT ATTC); AIDS Education and Training Center; and WISER Center present Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for alcohol and other drug use: An Interprofessional Conference. Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is a public health and evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use, abuse, and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs. The SBIRT model calls for interprofessional widespread and community-based screening for health risk behaviors. Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is costly to our nation, exacting over US $600 billion annually in costs related to crime, lost work productivity, and health care (NIDA, 2012). Health care costs alone account for US $137 billion dollars. Health care providers cannot ignore substance use. Risky substance use causes significant morbidity and premature mortality among all patient populations. Email:

10-13 June 2015 — Atlanta, Ga., USA

The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning presents the 14th Annual International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning Conference.
This conference, a leading forum for nurse educators, researchers, nurse managers, and staff development professionals, provides the ideal environment to disseminate and gain current knowledge in the area of skills/simulation lab management and simulation enhanced education. Nurses and other health care professionals will have the opportunity to network with colleagues and exhibitors and discuss best practice research, safety-related outcomes, competencies, and challenges. Email:

11-12 June 2015 — Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
The Faculty of Nursing and the University of Regina presents the 2nd Canadian Doctoral Nursing Network Conference. The Goals of the Conference are to provide students with the opportunity to present their dissertation work; bring together Registered Nurses engaged in doctoral research for networking, scholarly discussions, and learning opportunities; provide support, encouragement and mentoring of doctoral students. The conference is designed for Registered Nurses at any stage of their doctoral journey and from any discipline (for example, an RN who is engaged in doctoral studies in education, nursing, rehabilitation sciences, etc.) Email:

11-13 June 2015 — Sunriver, Ore., USA
Mercy Medical and Oregon Health & Science University present the 2nd Annual Northwest Limb Preservation Conference. Our three-day curriculum includes workshops on Atherectomy and Plaque Modification, Tibial Pedal Access, and a Symposium for Cath Lab Professionals to address the interest and needs of allied technologists and nurses assigned to the interventional suite. Nurses and technologists are a driving force of interventional excellence. Learn the revascularization techniques necessary for a successful limb salvage program! Email:

11-14 June 2015 — Baltimore, Md., USA

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association presents the 13th Annual Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute. The conference theme “From Discovery to Recovery: Transforming Psychopharmacologic Nursing Practice” will focus on complex clinical issues, addressing the most current practices and insights in clinical psychopharmacology. CPI is appropriate for generalist and advanced practice psychiatric nurses — especially those who administer and/or prescribe medications. Recognizing that a person is more than a mental disorder, this institute will explore the interaction of neurobiological and genetic mechanisms, recovery from mental health disorders and clinical syndromes, and transcultural care delivery. Complex health issues, polypharmacy, and recently approved medications will also be covered. The content will offer up to 20 continuing education contact hours in pharmacology (contact your Board of Nursing for more information on your state’s requirements). Email:

12 June 2015 — Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Jewish General Hospital presents Dying In Context: How Nurses Shape the End-of-Life Experience. Caring for dying patients and their families is an experience which will likely touch all nurses at some point in their careers, regardless of the health care setting and specialty in which they work. This symposium aims to educate and support nurses, and other health care professionals, working with dying patients and their families, across health care environments. Understanding dying patients’ values and beliefs, recognizing their strengths, acknowledging challenges, and facilitating the achievement of patient and family goals during the dying process are paramount to the provision of high-quality patient and family-centered care. Email:

21 June 2015 — Seoul, Korea

The International Council of Nurses presents the Doctoral Nursing Student Symposium. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in networking/knowledge sharing among doctoral nursing students; learn about the role of the doctoral-prepared nurse, now and in the future from the perspective of guest speaker Dr. Judith Shamian, President of the International Council of Nurses; and discuss the possible creation of a formal doctoral nursing student network. Email:

23-26 June 2015 — Orlando, Fla., USA
The Case Management Society of America presents the CMSA 25th Annual Conference & Expo. Join CMSA for an epic celebration as case managers from around the globe descend upon Orlando to celebrate 25 years of case management growth and advancement as an essential health care practice. CMSA’s 25th Annual Conference & Expo will take you on a transformative journey of education and inspiration, empowering you to craft your most evolved case management practice. Your experience during the event’s educational sessions, symposia, forums and renowned expo will enable you to break down organizational silos, build energetic, interdisciplinary teams, and use the power of storytelling as tools for more effective patient engagement. Email:

24-27 June 2015 — Istanbul, Turkey

The Organising Committee presents the 2nd International Clinical Nursing Research Congress
In the congress, evidence-based practices and solutions will be shared among nurse researchers, clinicians, educators, policy makers, and administrators. The congress will be a great opportunity to promote international dialogue and opportunities in nursing research and build global partnerships utilising innovation and new technologies. The knowledge and experience you bring to this congress will help improve nursing care. The Organising
Committee looks forward to welcoming you in Istanbul in June. Email:

25 June 2015 — Dublin, Ireland

Trinity College Dublin presents the 1st International Spirituality in Healthcare Conference.
Conference will be held at Trinity College in Dublin. Keynote speakers include Dr. Michael O’Sullivan, Prof. Wilfred McSherry, Prof, Donia Baldacchino, and Dr. Jenny Hall. Email:

26 June 2015 — Miami, Fla., USA

Baptist Health South Florida's Nursing and Health Sciences Research present the 10th Annual Research Conference: Building Partnerships in Research for Improved Patient Outcomes. Baptist Health South Florida’s Nursing and Health Sciences Research department is inviting individuals from clinical, educational, and research settings to our day long (07:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) event. The conference will take place at Miami Beach's Jungle Island and will bring together clinical and academic health care professionals to identify achievable ways to link research as the key to providing the best quality care. Email:

29 June 2015
The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario presents Multiple IV Infusion Safety and Nursing Education Implications. This hour-long webinar is intended for nurses, nursing students, and educators who manage multiple IV infusions administered in clinical settings such as critical care, medical, and paediatric units. The overall goal of this event is to highlight the importance of multiple IV infusion safety on patient health outcomes and to offer strategies and education to help reduce IV infusion errors. This session will focus on the significance of multiple IV infusion safety and its education implications on nursing practice. The webinar will provide you with insight on recent research on multiple IV infusion therapy safety and provide an overview of interactive training tools (e-learning modules) available to nurses and organizations to help improve their management of multiple IV infusions in clinical practice.

7-11 July 2015 — Anaheim, Calif., USA
The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) presents the 40th Annual Conference. While being immersed in the energizing atmosphere of Orange County among your peers, heighten your nursing expertise in four key areas: My Nursing Career & Leadership, Advanced Practice & Best Practices, Clinical Practice, and Student. NAHN's 40th Annual Conference will deliver a high caliber of content, covering popular topics such as the Affordable Care Act and patient engagement, as well as unique issues such as emerging nursing roles and rare diseases in the Hispanic population. NAHN welcomes nurses and health care professionals of many different ethnic backgrounds that are leaders in improving health care for the Latino population. Email:

8-11 July 2015 — Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) presents the International Conference on Cancer Nursing 2015. The theme for ICCN 2015 is Cancer Nursing Research: Global Strategies and Implications for Evidence Based Practice. ICCN is the longest-running international conference for our profession and offers a unique opportunity to meet with international cancer nursing leaders from around the world, in one place, at one time. Email:

13-17 July 2015 — Newark, N.J., USA
Rutgers School of Nursing presents the Summer Institute for Comprehensive Systematic Review. As the demand for health care continues to grow, so does the need for easily accessible, up-to-date evidence on best practices in health care. Systematic reviews are an important vehicle for addressing this need. Participants in the Summer Institute will gain a thorough understanding of the process and
tools needed to undertake this important form of research. Four Tracks Available: 1-Day Introductory, 3-Day Qualitative, 3-Day Quantitative, or 5-Day Proposal Development. Classes will be held in Rutgers' high-fidelity classrooms and computer labs. You will gain hands-on instruction and practice in using three specialized software programs: JBI-MAStARI (Meta Analysis of Statistics, Assessment and
Review Instrument) for quantitative data, JBI-QARI (Qualitative Assessment and Review Instrument) for qualitative data. and • JBI CReMS (Comprehensive Review Management Software). Email:

24-26 July 2015 — Naples, Fla., USA

Baptist Health South Florida presents the Primary Care Focus Symposium - 14th Annual. This symposium will provide practical,evidence-based strategies to strengthen healthcare competencies associated with a wide spectrum of common and important medical conditions encountered in the primary care setting. Expert faculty will explain recent advances, discuss emerging treatments and address compelling issues. Email:
 23-27 July 2015 — San Juan, Puerto Rico
Join the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International and your peers in nursing research and evidence-based practice in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the 26th International Nursing Research Congress. The theme for this congress is Question Locally, Engage Regionally, Apply Globally. The event will take place at the Puerto Rico Convention Center. Hotel rooms will be available at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel, next to the convention center. Email:

18-21 August 2015 — Odense, Denmark
The International Family Nursing Association presents the 12th International Family Nursing Conference. As reflected in our conference theme “Improving Family Health Globally through Research, Education, and Practice,” the 12th International Family Nursing Conference will focus on engaging nurses and interdisciplinary colleagues in discussion of global trends and issues facing families worldwide. With an emphasis on enhancing family strengths, the conference will focus on promoting creative partnerships among researchers, clinicians, and educators that expand the capacity of family nurses to further family well-being. Email:

19-21 August 2015 — Seoul, South Korea
The Korean Academy of Community Health Nursing (KACHN) and International Collaboration for Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) co-present the 6th International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research. The theme of the conference is "Knowledge Translation on Community Health Nursing: Health Promotion Across the Lifespan." The conference aims to provide evidence to promote strategies for the advancement of nursing for high quality care in community setting, and it will provide an environment in which to share good practice, disseminate research, and meet others working in similar fields offering opportunities to establish new collaboration and networks. Email:

22-23 August 2015 — Selangor, Malaysia
The University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur presents the 1st International Post Graduate Nursing Conference 2015. The theme is "Creating and Applying Evidence: The Future of Clinical Practice. The main objective is to foster a research culture and sharing of research findings among postgraduate students and nurses around the world in order to improve the quality of research and patient care. We have invited renowned international speakers from Australia and Malaysia for keynote address and plenary sessions. There will be oral and poster presentation by delegates. Email:

6-9 September 2015 — New Orleans, La., USA
The Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals presents the2015 Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals Educational Conference & Expo SCI… And All That Jazz. The ASCIP educational conference and expo is a vital resource for Psychologists, Social Workers, Behavioral Health Providers, Physicians, Spinal Cord Injury Nurses, and Occupational and Physical Rehabilitation Therapists with the focus on spinal cord injury and disorder. Professionals attend the ASCIP conference for premium and diverse education, unmatched collaboration, and exposure to the most innovative products and solutions on the market that enrich the continuum of care for individuals with spinal cord injury/disorder. The 2015 ASCIP Educational Conference will focus on cutting-edge and innovative strategies to promote and achieve successful outcomes following SCI/D. It is essential for the professionals working in SCI/D to stay current with recent advances and technology, and this conference will provide a venue to promote optimal quality of life as it relates to SCI/D medicine and rehabilitation. Email:

7-8 September 2015 —
London, England
The British Association of Critical Care Nurses presents the 5th International BACCN Conference.
The conference is titled "Delivering High Quality and Safe Critical Care Services: A Global Ambition" and aims to bring together critical-care professionals from across the world to discuss, share, and debate best practice, research, and issues from across the critical-care field. This two-day event will offer over 40 different sessions including presentations from industry leaders and interactive workshops. Abstract submission is open and we're encouraging papers from all critical care nurses to present on a global platform. Themes for the conference include Safety & Quality for service improvement, Education, Clinical practice, and Research & Innovation. Email:

17 September 2015 — West Valley City, Utah, USA
The Intermountain Donor Services presents the Donation and Transplantation Symposium. Continue to build your knowledge of donation and transplantation by attending our 2015 Donation and Transplantation Symposium at the Utah Cultural Celebration. Take action by attending featured breakout sessions specifically built for your role in donation/transplantation. Partner with us! Reconnect, re-energize, and re-commit to donation/transplantation performance excellence in our community! We are confident that this educational meeting will provide new information for implementation into your day-to-day practice! Together we can make a difference by hardwiring a “Culture of Donation.” Share the vision! Email:
24-26 September 2015 —
Minneapolis, Minn., USA
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing presents the American Assembly for Men in Nursing 40th Annual Conference. Email:

25-26 September 2015 — Coimbra, Portugal

The Nursing School of Coimbra presents the 2nd International Congress of Nursing in Multiple Sclerosis “Better Practice, More Quality of Life” with the support of Novartis. Multiple Sclerosis (MS ) is a health condition that bring many disadvantages to patients and their families. As a chronic disease, the patients’ responsibility for disease management is a focal point and this success relies largely on their efforts. The quality of life of these patients and their families is affected at the psychological, social, family, professional, and financial levels, among others. The disease is managed in partnership with health care professionals. These professionals face the challenge of providing support to the patient and family in the management of therapeutic self-care, therapeutic regimes, signs and symptoms, activities of daily living, the relationship with support services and their accessibility so as to optimize their responses to this complex process of transition, making it easier to adapt to the new life conditions and promoting quality of life and well-being.Email:

27-30 September 2015 — Yerevan, Armenia

The Ministry of Health RA, Ministry of Education and Science RA, Armenian Association of Nursing Administrators, and Yerevan State Armenian-American Medical College Erebouni in collaboration with the Global Education Development Institute (GEDI) and the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International present the Third International Nursing Congress of Armenia, which brings Nursing Transition to the forefront. Our program theme is "Nursing: Education Related To Fatigue, Safety And Outcomes." Congress goals: Improving patient safety and health care quality to enhance outcomes for patients through education. Congress objectives: to demonstrate nursing’s contribution to patient safety and health care services, to improve health care and safety practices for better outcomes for patients, and to provide Global collaboration for health care advancement through the science of nursing and education. Email:

1-4 October 2015 — Naples, Fla., USA
Healing Beyond Borders, Educating and Certifying the Healing Touch(TM) presents the 19th Annual Energy Healing Conference & Instructor Meeting. Healing Touch is a relaxing, nurturing energy therapy that uses gentle touch to assist in balancing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Healing Touch works with your energy field to support your natural ability to heal, is safe for all ages and works in harmony with standard or allopathic medical care. The HTI Healing Touch Certificate Program is offered through Healing Beyond Borders, Educating and Certifying the Healing Touch™ and has been endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) since 1997. Healing Beyond Borders is also an approved provider for nursing Continuing Education (CE) contact hours through the AHNA, the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the California Board of Registered Nursing. Email:

14-16 October 2015 — Nashville, Tenn., USA
The American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association presents the 2015 American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association Annual Educational Conference & Expo. itation Providers Association Annual Educational Conference & Expo. AMRPA is the nation’s only trade organization dedicated solely to the interests of Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals and Units (IRH/U), outpatient rehabilitation centers, and other medical rehabilitation providers. Our focus is on collective advocacy — working together to advance the field of medical rehabilitation. The 2015 Educational Conference will focus on cutting-edge and innovative strategies to promote and achieve successful outcomes and advocacy in the interests of Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals and Units (IRH/U), outpatient rehabilitation centers, and other medical rehabilitation providers. Email:

15-16 October 2015 — Ontario, Calif., USA
The Joint Southern California STTI Chapters present the 20th Annual Joint Southern California STTI Chapters Conference "Population Health and Nursing's Role: Ethics, Leadership, and Global Action. The conference objectives are to promote the goals of the society; to increase nurse leaders and scholars; to provide an avenue for dissemination of research, clinical, and educational topics; to utilize role models to encourage excellence in students and colleagues of nursing; to increase networking opportunities and promote collegiality among local chapters; and to encourage nurses to spread their influence globally to effect positive health care change. Email:

15-17 October 2015 — Indianapolis, Ind., USA
The Healthcare Education Association presents the 2015 HCEA Conference: Education on the Fast Track!: Transforming the Patient Experience. The 2015 program central theme is focused on patient engagement and how educators and health care workers can make a difference in the health care experience. The conference is organized around three key aspects: foundation of patient education, strategies to enhance patient engagement, and innovation — driving your practice to new heights. Learn how to improve the patient-family experience at your organization through new approaches in patient/client and family education and professional development. Email:

15-17 October 2015 — Washington, D.C., USA

The American Academy of Nursing presents the 2015 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference. The American Academy of Nursing annual policy conference will identify ways nurses are transforming health and building a better care delivery system. This three-day conference will showcase the extraordinary work nurses are undertaking to drive policy changes that meet the health needs of individuals and populations. Transforming Health: Driving Policy highlights nursing initiatives that are transforming health, leading change, and influencing policy and ultimately improving the nation’s health. Email:

22-23 October 2015 — Columbus, Ohio, USA

Nationwide Children's Hospital presents Celebrating Pediatric Care: Creative Solutions in Research and Evidence-Based Practice. This conference is designed to benefit nurses and other disciplines that directly or indirectly provide health care to children and adolescents. Themes for the conference include "Research for Best Practices," "Applying Evidence for Developmentally Appropriate Care," and "Evidence on Holistic Practices with Children." Email:

22-24 October 2015 — Copenhagen, Denmark
The European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group, the European Network for Training in the Management of Aggression, and the World Psychiatric Association present the 9th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry. This event will focus strongly on clinically relevant and practically useful interdisciplinary scientific and practical knowledge with regard to interventions aiming at treating and reducing violent behavior of psychiatric patients and forensic patients and severe problem behavior in persons with intellectually disability. Hence the overall congress theme “Advancing knowledge – Transforming Practice.” Also at this conference will be a debate “meeting of minds” regarding user participation. Email:

26-27 October 2015 — Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto presents the 2015 Emerging Nurse Scholars Forum to support early career development and international networking of emerging nursing scholars who are embarking on a research career. The LSBFON is widely recognized as a research-intensive environment that promotes education and scholarship in nursing. This event follows the highly successful 2013 and 2014 Forums, which brought together the next generation of leading nurse scientists. Applications are invited from Canadian, American, and international registered nurses or nurse practitioners who are near completion or have recently completed a PhD in nursing or who currently hold or have recently completed a post-doctoral fellowship (within the past year). Preference will be given to applicants whose research and academic interests focus on policy related to issues in nursing, health care and systems, and/or effective care/outcomes. The application deadline is 15 June 2015. Email:

28-30 October 2015 — Iowa City, Iowa, USA
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics presents the Advanced Practice Institute: Promoting Adoption of Evidence-Based Practice. This program is designed to build skills in the most challenging steps of the evidence-based practice (EBP) process and in creating an organizational infrastructure to support evidence-based health care. Participants will be able to implement, evaluate, and sustain EBP changes in complex health care systems. Email:

28-31 October 2015 — Portland, Ore., USA

The Transcultural Nursing Society presents the 41st Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society: Interprofessional Approaches to Health Care: Transcultural Nurses Leading the Way. This conference explores the evidence-based best practices associated with culturally competent and equitable care. We welcome diverse participation and offer diverse presentations. Join us to share knowledge related to cultural competency and translating that knowledge into practice, education, research, and administration. Email:

28-31 October 2015 — Lake Buena Vista, Fla., USA
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association presents the APNA 29th Annual Conference. The APNA Annual Conference is the premiere event for psychiatric nursing. This year's theme is "Collaborating in an Evolving Health Care System: Opportunities to Advance Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing." The program features more than three days of continuing education specific to psychiatric nursing for RN-PMH and advanced practice nurses alike. Social and networking events surround the educational sessions to provide attendees with the opportunity to connect and collaborate with peers. Email:

 7-11 November 2015 — Las Vegas, Nev., USA
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) presents the 43rd Biennial Convention. Save the date for STTI’s largest event, featuring outstanding plenary speakers, networking opportunities, over 800 oral and poster presentations, and the opportunity to explore one of the most famous cities in the United States. The 43rd Biennial Convention will take place at the Aria Resort and Casino. Email:
18-20 November 2015 — Bengaluru, India
Bio Genesis presents the Global Cancer Summit. The “Global Cancer Summit-2015” is a unique forum that brings together researchers and clinicians for a three-day program that is dedicated to increasing knowledge, stimulating research, and promoting prevention and treatment of cancer through nutrition, physical activity, and weight management. The “Global Cancer Summit-2015” would also discuss basic cancer research,which has been inspired by the study of genes and the processes altered in human cancers by utilizing model systems ranging from yeast to mammals and patient-derived tissue. Email:

23-25 November 2015 — Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Scientific Future Group presents the World Congress on Nursing. Conference on Nursing-2015 will identify ways nurses are revolutionizing health and constructing a better care delivery system. This conference will exhibit the Nobel work nurses are undertaking to drive policy changes that meet the health needs of patients. Conference on Nursing-2015 highlights Nursing Education & Research, Adult Health Nursing and Nursing Practice, and Nursing Management. Our aim is to recognize nursing initiatives that are revolutionizing health, influencing policy, and supporting in improving the nation's health. Email:

1-8 January 2016 — Cuernavaca, Mexico
The Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health presents Travel, Study, Learn. This program, sponsored by the Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health at the University of Texas at Arlington, is a one-week intensive cultural immersion experience composed of opportunities for study of Spanish, conferences on cultural beliefs related to health, use of traditional medicine, and tours to health care settings in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. Participants explore culturally sensitive ways to care for Hispanic clients in their home settings. Attendees live with families selected by the host institution and increase their understanding of the Mexican culture from faculty members, fellow participants, and family members affiliated with Universidad Internacional. This annual program/conference has been in existence since 1995 and has had participants from over 20 states throughout the U.S. Continuing nursing education credits are available for registered nurses throughout the United States. Email:

17-19 February 2016 — Iowa City, Iowa, USA
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics present the Advanced Practice Institute: Promoting Adoption of Evidence-Based Practice. This program is designed to build skills in the most challenging steps of the evidence-based practice process and in creating an organizational infrastructure to support evidence-based health care. Participants will be able to implement, evaluate, and sustain EBP changes in complex health care systems. Email:

2-4 March 2016 — Hong Kong, China
The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong presents the Sixth Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care. The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for discussion and debate between providers of health care and social services, policy makers, academics, and researchers on ways to achieve transformational and sustainable health and social care. Email:

28-29 April 2016 — Iowa City, Iowa, USA
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics present the 23rd National Evidence-Based Practice Conference: Changing Landscapes: Contemporary Issues Influencing Nursing Care. More cutting-edge topics include preventing emergent outbreak and a long view of disease prevention. The keynote speaker is Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, FAAN, CIC, who is Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research, the associate dean for nursing research at the Columbia University School of Nursing, professor of epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and editor of the American Journal of Infection Control. Email:

6-8 June 2016 — Utrecht, Netherlands
Rho Chi at Large Chapter presents Leadership in Nursing Scholarship, Practice and Education: how to impact nursing as a caring profession globally. The third STTI European Regional Conference is to be held at the Academiegebouw & Faculty Club of the University of Utrecht. This program will stimulate networking and debate. The conference will include a variety of keynote papers, concurrent sessions, posters, symposia, and a lively social programme. Guests are welcome. Email:

26-28 October 2016 — Iowa City, Iowa, USA
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics presents the Advanced Practice Institute: Promting Adoption of Evidence-Based Practice. This program is designed to build skills in the most challenging steps of the evidence-based practice process and in creating an organizational infrastructure to support evidence-based health care. Participants will be able to implement, evaluate, and sustain EBP changes in complex health care systems. Email: kristen-rempel@uiowa.ude



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