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March 2017

20-24 March 2017 — Baltimore, Maryland, USA
The Johns Hopkins Nursing Center for Evidence-Based Practice presents this intensive 5-day workshop. Using the Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice (JHNEBP) model, you will learn the entire EBP process from assessing the problem to disseminating your results and everything in between. Our expert faculty will provide you with the tools, knowledge, and skills needed to not only conduct an EBP project, but also lead and mentor others in the EBP process. The course involves both didactic and experiential teaching methods and participants will complete an evidence-based practice project on a problem of their choosing.

21-22 March 2017 — Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Are you interested in the future of nursing education and practice in the UK? This conference will support you as a healthcare educator. Learn about the latest developments in this field, share good practice through facilitated discussions, and network with colleagues from across the globe.

Confirmed keynote speakers include Professor Dame Jill McLeod Clark, Professor Jane Dewing, Dr. Alison Steve and Professor Pauline Pearson. The conference will include a variety of themed streams, interactive sessions including participatory workshops and masterclasses, updates from across the four counties, peer voted best poster prizes and an interactive panel session.

For more information, email education@rcn.org.uk.

23-24 March 2017 — Los Angeles, California, USA
Fourth National Nursing Ethics Conference! Shaping an Ethical Environment is the theme for the 4th Ethics of Caring® National Nursing Ethics Conference (NNEC) in Los Angeles. Nurses are actively engaged in influencing the processes and actions that create ethical environments and directly impact the nurse, the delivery of care, inter-professional collaboration and ultimately, patient outcomes. Recognizing that nurses' voices are required to participate in shaping those environments, the conference will emphasize the development of skills needed to manage ethical dilemmas and to enhance practice and leadership. Over the course of this two-day immersive and interactive journey, a variety of influences on and in the healthcare environment will be explored that can affect the nurse's actions and efforts to do the right thing for the right reasons. Visit http://ethicsofcaring.org/registration/ for more information.

24 March 2017 — Oakland, California, USA
Holy Names University's Department of Nursing is hosting its 3rd Annual Nursing Symposium to stimulate the minds of nurses, prospective students and community stakeholders. The all-day event is designed to explore nurses’ ability to navigate the complex and evolving changes in the health care environment. The Symposium will be held 24 March from 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Valley Center for the Performing Arts on the beautiful campus of Holy Names University. The registration fee of US $30 covers lunch and 8 CEUs for the full day attendance.  Due to limited seating, advanced registration is strongly recommended by 1 March 2017. Register before January 31 for entry prize.

31 March 2017 — Brookings, South Dakota, USA
Join us for the 28th Annual Nursing Research Symposium. Keynote presenter Mary D. Moller, DNP, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, CPRP, FAAN, is presenting "From the Couch, to the Bus Depot, to the Mall, to Work: The Milestones of Adjustment Post-Psychosis (MAPP) Recovery Model". Sponsored by Sigma Theta Tau International, Phi Chapter, South Dakota State University, College of Nursing and Zeta Zeta Chapter, Augustana College, Department of Nursing. Register online or mail this form with appropriate fee by 20 March 2017 to:
   Nursing Research Symposium
   SDSU College of Nursing
   Box 2275
   Brookings, SD 57007-0098
For additional information, contact (605) 688-5178 or toll-free (888) 216-9806, Option #6.

April 2017

1 April 2017 — Galveston, Texas, USA
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston invites you to the 2017 UTMB Health Pain Conference Pain Control: Beyond the Challenge. This conference will provide the most updated knowledge and evidence-based best practices to achieve pain control. Attendees will gain knowledge to strengthen clinical practices for improved pain management outcomes. During this conference, our expert speakers will infuse attendees with cutting-edge approaches to improving the safety, quality, and the opportunity to provide the best care for common pain types, treatment modalities outlined to improve the practice of acute pain and prevent the progression from acute to chronic pain and addictions. For more information, visit https://www.utmb.edu/nursing/conferences/pain-conference.

2-4 April 2017 — Miami, Florida, USA
The Catalyzing Nursing Education and Scholarship for Global Health conference will spotlight key issues in nursing education that extend to nursing research, nursing practice, and health policy.
The conference program includes an opening reception, keynote speakers, concurrent abstract sessions, and poster presentations.

Academic administrators, nursing faculty, clinical researchers, representatives from health and education ministries, professional nursing associations, and graduate nursing students are invited to come exchange ideas, knowledge, and research related to the conference themes:

  • Promoting excellence in education through accreditation
  • Creating future nurse leaders to transform care
  • Meeting population health needs: Analysis of curriculum development
  • Innovations and technology in education
  • Strengthening nursing education through cross-border partnerships
  • Creating global nurses: Cross-border study and research opportunities for nursing students

6-7 April 2017 — Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Oncology Nursing Conference 2017 - The Ever Changing Landscape of Oncology Nursing: From Diagnosis to Survivorship. This conference will provide a comprehensive overview of key topics of interest to nurses and other health care professionals specializing in managing the care of adult and pediatric patients along the cancer experience continuum. The focus of the conference is to highlight nursing care related to specific disease groups and treatments, complementary modalities, palliative care, survivorship, and includes nursing advocacy and professional development. Learn more here.

Topics will include:
  • Patient Management
  • Pharmacology
  • Cell Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Care Coordination
  • Research and Innovation
  • Survivorship
  • Sexuality
  • Ethics
6-7 April 2017 — Groton, Connecticut, USA
Join Connecticut Children's Medical Center for its annual Building Brighter Futures: Advances in Pediatric and Neonatal Care conference. Over the course of two days, the conference can help you identify emerging trends that improve clinical practice in neonatal and pediatric care, recognize the positive impact that clinical leadership and patient/family advocacy can have on patient outcomes and professional growth, network with professionals throughout the region, gain valuable insight from nationally recognized experts, and earn contact hours or CMEs. General pediatrics, critical care, hematology-oncology, and neonatology tracks are available and can be mixed and matched to meet your educational needs. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center designate this educational activity for a maximum of 7.83 contact hours. For more information, visit http://www.connecticutchildrens.org/building-brighter-futures/.

6-7 April 2017 — Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is pleased announce the 2017 Advanced Practice Nursing Conference, Care Through the Ages. This important conference is designed by and for all advanced practice nurses and offers a unique opportunity to affirm common roots across advanced practice nursing roles. It is designed to address issues around advanced nursing practice related to care of patients of all ages. The conference will highlight clinical topics, including several sessions of pharmacotherapeutic content, relating to the multiple advanced nursing practice roles. For more information visit https://cne.education-registration.com/marketing/2017-advanced-practice-nursing-conference-care-through-the-ages.

12 April 2017 — Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA
The Beta Zeta-at-Large Chapter of STTI invites you to the Beta Zeta-At Large Scholarship Day. Dr. Elizabeth Henneman PhD, RN, FAAN is the keynote speaker. Her topic is "Do you see what I see? The nurse's role in patient safety: Past, Present and Future." There will be research presentations and poster sessions. Contact hours have been applied for through the College of Nursing, UMass Amherst.
Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Providence Ministries, Holyoke, MA. All members welcome to attend the Beta Zeta-at-large Chapter meeting at 3:00 p.m. For more information, please email donna.polverini@aic.edu.

9-22 April 2017 — Austin, Texas, USA
The 2017 Annual NICHE Conference is a four-day event highlighting evidence-based innovations, research, and networking opportunities to support hospitals and other healthcare facilities in meeting one of the most critical challenges of our times – quality care for older adults.

This year’s conference will focus on “25 years of Geriatric Nursing Care Excellence – Honoring our Legacy and Transforming the Future.” Continuing education credit will be provided for each session attended.

Nearly 1,000 healthcare professionals from more than 300 NICHE member and non-member hospitals, located around the world, will meet in Austin, TX. Join us to discover innovative solutions and approaches to improving elder care. Please visit http://conference.nicheprogram.org/ for more information.

19 April-17 May 2017 — Somerset, New Jersey, USA

This program is designed to support executive nurse leaders in forging strategic partnerships across the healthcare continuum. Participants will:

  • Hear from national experts on the quadruple aim, value based purchasing, relationship management, transparency, bias, and perceptions.
  • Discuss the changing healthcare landscape.
  • Engage in a full day TeamSTEPPS® training session.
  • Develop a change project with partners across settings.
25 April 2017 — Rochester, Minnesota, USA
The Cardiac and Vascular Nursing Review Course prepares professional nurses for taking the cardiac/vascular nursing certification exam, or to enhance their day-to-day specialty practice. This course will be taught by experts in the field of cardiac and vascular nursing, sharing current national treatment in guidelines, medications, and recommendations for best practices. For more information, visit https://cne.education-registration.com/marketing/cardiac-and-vascular-nursing-review-course--5.

25 April 2017 — Rochester, Minnesota, USA
In this half-day session, heart failure expert clinicians will review the most recent heart failure management best practices, and share their knowledge, advice, and experience with participants. The focus will be on heart failure topics to facilitate optimal patient care and improve outcomes.

By the end of this workshop, attendees should be able to:
- List pharmacologic, non-pharmacologic, and device therapy treatments
- Review end-of-life and palliative care concepts in the patient with advanced heart failure
- Explore heart failure patient assessment and review practical patient education pearls
For more information, please visit https://cne.education-registration.com/marketing/heart-failure-pre-conference-workshop

26 April 2017 — Wichita, Kansas, USA

This conference is hosted by Epsilon Gamma-at-Large Chapter of STTI. Membership in STTI is not required to participate. We strongly encourage you and your colleagues to submit an abstract and showcase your innovative work supported by evidence in the nursing sector. Contact hours will be offered for this conference: approximately 6-8 hours applicable for RN and LPNs. We look forward to receiving your submission and registration. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or comments. Please visit http://ebpnursingwichita.org/ for more information.

26 April 2017 — Rochester, Minnesota, USA
The 24th Annual Heart Disease and Stroke Conference will focus on patient care across the specialties of cardiology, vascular medicine, and neurology. This one-day conference will address new technologies used to advance specialty care practice, discuss emergency care for the cardiac and stroke patient, and explore the importance of self-care for the professional. For more information, visit https://cne.education-registration.com/marketing/24th-annual-heart-disease-and-stroke-conference-getting-to-the-heart-of-the-matter.

26-28 April 2017 — Salem, Massachusetts, USA
The Massachusetts Emergency Nurses Association is hosting the New England Regional Symposium in Salem, Massachusetts on April 26-28, 2017. We would like to extend an invitation to all nurses, especially those interested in emergency nursing innovative topics to attend our conference. It will be in historic Salem, Massachusetts! Come Be Enchanted and Enlightened while attending excellent presentations by international, national, and local expert speakers. The National ENA 2017 Present Karen Wiley MSN, RN, CEN, is our keynote speaker. Topics on day one include: Care & Safety of the Behavioral Health ED Patient; Sepsis Updates; Pediatric Burn Trauma; Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries; Zika: Origins & Lessons Learned; Herbs & Spices for Critical Care Patients in the ED; The Massachusetts SANE Exam & Documentation; and Rapid Sequence Intubation. Day two topics include: Stroke & Brain Injury; Famous Assassinations in History and Would They Survive Today; Triaging the ED, not the Patient: How Focus on Patient Flow Messes with Patient Care; Initial Management of Geriatric Trauma Patients; Care of the Suicidal Patient in the Emergency Department; Two Lives on the Line: OB Trauma Cases. Our closing speaker is a nurse attorney presenting Live and Learn: This Could Be You. Contact hours pending. Registration is open. Please visit http://www.ma-ena.org/ for full details including registration information.

27-28 April 2017 — Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 University of North Carolina's Medical Center Nursing Conference hosted by the Department of Nursing Quality and Research, titled: Nursing Quality and Research: Driving Excellence in Patient Care. This conference will inform attendees on how quality and research are translated into the clinical setting and into clinical practice. The target audience is clinical nurses, those from Magnet™ designated hospitals and those on the Journey to Magnet Excellence™, and any nurse interested in learning about or becoming more proficient in nursing quality and research.

28 April 2017 — Charleston, South Carolina, USA
The MUSC New Knowledge and Innovation Council and the Nursing Research Councils of the Roper St. Francis hospitals invite you to join us for our second annual joint nursing research conference in conjunction with the Gamma Omicron-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. The Lowcountry Nursing Research Conference will focus on bridging the gap between clinical practices and nursing research while building relationships among community partners in nursing excellence. The conference will be held in the Bioengineering Building on MUSC’s campus on Friday, 28 April 2017. For more information, please contact CravenH@musc.edu.

May 2017

4-7 May — Rhodes Island, Greece
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is a great pleasure to invite you to attend the 8th Congress of the European Operating Room Nurses Association (EORNA). The congress will be held in Rhodes island – Greece from the 4th to the 7th of May 2017. It will be a great moment bringing together all committed nurses, leaders and perioperative professionals. The scientific program will offer delegates a wide range of innovative and interesting topics, with oral presentations, poster sessions and workshops. This congress will be an excellent opportunity to enhance and strengthen your knowledge for improving perioperative care. For more information, visit http://eornacongress.eu/.

8-9 May 2017 — Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce the 2017 Emerging Nurse Scholars Forum to support early career development and international networking of emerging nursing scholars who are embarking on a research-focused career. The Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, ranked #3 in the world, is widely recognized as a research-intensive environment that promotes education and scholarship in nursing.

Competitive awards to provide support for travel and accommodation will be given to all successful applicants. Selected via a peer review application process, participants will be invited to present their doctoral/postdoctoral research to peers and faculty. Preference will be given to applicants whose research and academic interests focus on public health (the health of individuals, groups, or populations), health systems and/or improvement of care/outcomes.

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). Participants will be able to meet with nurse researchers who have established successful careers in nursing science. During the forum, Bloomberg faculty will lead discussion sessions and speak on the successful development of an academic career.

Application deadline is February 10, 2017. For more information email, scholars.nursing@utoronto.ca

10-13 May 2017 — New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
The American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) 2017 Annual Conference is the only conference that offers education for current and future ambulatory care and telehealth nurses. The program has been carefully designed to help you discover the latest clinical, management, and leadership trends in the specialty. This year, you can customize your learning with three tracks: Care Coordination and Transition Management, Leadership, and Telehealth. register and view full program at http://conference.aaacn.org/.

26 May 2017 — Barcelona, Spain

The newly launched Global Association of Student and Novice Nurses (GASNN) invites you to the first GASNN conference and annual general meeting in Barcelona, Spain, that will welcome student and novice nurses from around the world. GASNN is the first international organization developed, governed, and represented by student and novice nurses. Our mission is simple, to provide a unified voice for student and novice nurses globally through partnerships and collaboration. Join us in Barcelona in May for our inaugural meeting, board elections, and conference! For more information, email globalnursingstudent@gmail.com

26-28 May — Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
The Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses invites you to attend their Eighth CAFAN AGM and Conference. You should attend to take part in evidence-based education; regardless if you are a novice or a seasoned practitioner; to learn, share and enjoy a stimulating and challenging environment; enhance your practice through new products and techniques; network with colleagues and share successes and challenges; and return to your practice with new perspectives on improving client outcomes. For more information, visit https://www.cafcn.ca/events.html.

30 May - 1 June — Chicago, Illinois, USA
2017 Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) National Forum is supported by an AHRQ Conference Grant award to focus on implementation and dissemination science to interprofessional healthcare educators, practice leaders, and researchers who are dedicated to improve healthcare professionals’ quality and safety competencies. For more information, email methavichitm@gmail.com.

June 2017

1-2 June 2017 — Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Association of Ambulatory Care (CAAC) was founded in 2012 to highlight the groundbreaking work being performed in ambulatory care settings in Canada and globally.
​The CAAC is a voluntary nonprofit organization developed for professionals working in various ambulatory care areas who have a strong commitment and passion toward the delivery of quality health care on an out patient basis. Our members represent an interdisciplinary stakeholders such as RN, physiotherapist, OT, AA, CEO, Director, VP, MoHLtC representation, and international delegates expressing interest and striving for excellence in ambulatory care. For more information, email canadianambulatorycare@gmail.com.

4-6 June 2017 — Cambridge, United Kingdom

Leading Nursing in Times of Change: Education, Research and Practice.
The programme will include a combination of concurrent sessions, posters, workshops, seminars and clinical visits to local healthcare providers. We are pleased to announce that Baroness Mary Watkins of Tavistock will deliver one of three keynote presentations. Other keynote speakers will be confirmed closer to the conference date. There will also be a lively social programme allowing delegates to meet and network with nurses from around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.anglia.ac.uk/STTIEC2018.

7-9 June 2017 — Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
You are invited to attend the 5th Annual Nursing Knowledge Big Data Science Conference. There are national leaders from practice, research, academia, government, and professional organizations collaborating on a national initiative to create and effectively use sharable and comparable nurse-sensitive big data for quality improvement and research. Please see the pre-conference and conference agendas at: http://z.umn.edu/bigdata.

7-9 June 2017 — Denver, Colorado, USA
“The Nursing Workforce & Health Reform: Trends & Opportunities in a New Political Era”
The 2017 National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers Conference will assess how the 2016 Presidential and Congressional elections are reshaping the delivery and financing of healthcare delivery and influencing the agenda of the nursing workforce in the US. At the conference, you will join leaders and stakeholders of state-based nursing workforce centers, along with the nation’s leading nurse workforce researchers and analysts, to discuss and learn about changes in healthcare and how the workforce centers and researchers can work collaboratively to strengthen the nursing workforce. In addition to assessing the new political landscape, sessions will focus on the expanding roles of registered nurses in primary care and behavioral healthcare, how nurses must produce value in value-based payment systems, what’s new in forecasting the future supply and demand for nurses, and much more. Whether you are from a newly created workforce center, an established center, or are interested in transforming the nursing workforce, this conference will enhance your knowledge, enrich your networking, and better prepare you to meet the challenges that lie ahead for nurses in practice, education, research, and policy. This event is co-hosted by the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence and the Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies at Montana State University. Register now at http://www.nursingworkforcecenters.org/.

8-11 June 2017 — Baltimore, Maryland, USA

The APNA Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute (CPI) is appropriate for RN-PMH and advanced practice psychiatric nurses (APRNs) especially those who administer and/or prescribe medications. Across the board, CPI prioritizes the integration of scientific findings into the psychopharmacologic practice of nurses in the field. Because CPI is planned for nurses by nurses, the program provides a depth and breadth of scientific information tailored to the challenges inherent in psychiatric-mental health nursing practice. We offer the scientific base from which treatment decisions are made, while also addressing aspects informing the context of care within the nurse/consumer/family relationship. The APNA Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute offers state-of-the-science understanding of psychopharmacologic nursing practice across the lifespan, delivering cutting edge psychopharmacology updates, research, and trends to professionals looking to provide the best possible care to their patients. Earn approximately 20 continuing education contact hours Thursday-Sunday and network with leaders and experts in psychopharmacologic nursing practice. All health care providers interested in psychopharmacology are welcome for advanced study, especially fellow nurses, primary care physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, and pharmacists.

12 June 2017 — Rochester, Minnesota, USA
While treating the sequelae of acquired brain injury, we must continually consider how we respond to the patient as an individual, offering treatment options and various ways to manage the whole person throughout recovery. The 2017 Brain Injury Conference will address the unique response to brain injury and approaches for working with patients and families across the continuum of care, and we will feature a personal story of survival and success after brain injury.

The goals of the conference are to:
   • Highlight experiences of patients with brain injuries and their families
   • Address topics that are difficult for healthcare providers to discuss with patients and families
   • Describe cutting edge research and interventions related to acquired brain injury
For more information, please visit https://cne.education-registration.com/marketing/2017-brain-injury-conference.

14-17 June 2017 — Pamplona, Spain 
The International Family Nursing Association (IFNA) is an organization whose mission is to transform family health globally. We are pleased to announce the 13th International Family Nursing Conference,‟Improving The Art and Science of Family Nursing: Transforming Health for Families,” at the Universidad de Navarra. With an emphasis on the art and science of nursing, attendees will have ample opportunities to learn about recent advances in the field and share their work and ideas with others who are committed to the advancement of family nursing as they network and create collaborations among researchers, clinicians, educators, and students. With an eye to the future, the conference will emphasize global issues related to family health. We hope to have one Spanish-language session during each of the IFNC13’s concurrent sessions. 

26-28 June 2017 — Dallas, Texas, USA
Nursing Science-2017 provides a unique networking opportunities for researchers and practitioners from all around the world to share the latest research and advancement in the field of nursing practice and learn from each other. Nursing includes the prevention of illness, promotion of health and the care of ill, disabled people. Continuing education and advance practice are the step towards the achieving excellence in nursing practice. This conference is a global platform to discuss and learn about exchange research evidence, innovative ideas and models of best practice. Nursing Science-2017 covers a wide range of nursing topics such as advancing practice nursing, nursing education, nursing types, cancer nursing, midwifery, heart and cardiovascular nursing, pediatric nursing, surgical nursing, clinical nursing, dental care nursing, critical care and emergency nursing, adult health nursing, women health nursing, and many more. The Nursing Science-2017 organizing committee is confident that participants will benefit from the high value scientific program. We welcome all the researchers/practitioners to join us at Dallas, Tesas, USA, for three days of stimulating discussions, knowledge sharing, and networking events.

30 June- 2 July 2017 — Marco Island, Florida, USA
Baptist Health South Florida invites you to participate at the 16th Annual Primary Care Focus Symposium. This symposium will provide practical, evidence-based strategies to strengthen healthcare competencies. Expert faculty will explain recent advances in diagnosis, management and treatment and address compelling issues as they relate to irritable bowel disease, hormone replacement therapy, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, psoriasis, facts and fiction surrounding medical marijuana, pancreatic cancer, target therapy, gynecologic oncology and multiple myeloma. There will be ample opportunity for Q&A with the faculty during the panel discussion. For more information, visit http://PrimaryCareFocus.BaptistHealth.net.

July 2017

11-14 July 2017 — Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
International Nursing Research and Leadership Conference: We are excited to have this opportunity to showcase our research and scientific discussions here at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver Canada and to welcome travelers from afar to this spectacular venue. Our conference theme Power of the Past, Force of the Future fosters three categories supporting dynamic and wide-ranging conversations:

- clinical practice in the context of global health and nursing
- policy, education and advocacy in relation to global health and nursing
- STTI chapter management best practices that influence sustainable, healthy chapters

We invite you to consider presenting your research at this event in the form of a poster or podium presentation. Please stay tuned, as opportunities will be available shortly for submitting abstracts for this international nursing research and leadership conference.

Looking forward to seeing you in Vancouver in July.

25 July 2017 — Rochester, Minnesota, USA
The 2017 Psychiatric Nursing Conference will explore challenges and solutions for current trends in mental healthcare.
Conference goals:
   • Explore trends in psychiatric mental health care
   • Apply multidisciplinary approach for the continuum of mental health care
   • Discuss individual medicine as it applies to psychiatric mental health care
Intended Audience:
This conference is designed for registered nurses, mental health professionals, social workers, and all other interested healthcare professionals. For more information, please visit https://cne.education-registration.com/marketing/psychiatric-nursing-conference.

27-31 July 2017 — Dublin, Ireland

Join Sigma Theta Tau International for the 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland. Prepare to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research.


September 2017

26-29 September 2017 — Washington, DC, USA
The Institute for Global Healthcare Leadership® prepares healthcare leaders to effectively work in and/or lead major public health departments, public or private organizations, and global programs and initiatives, thereby directly and indirectly improving the health of people worldwide.

The Emerging Global Leader Institute is designed to prepare globally-aware healthcare leaders to:

  1. Successfully participate in global healthcare ventures and networking.
  2. Become a global thought and practice leader, locally, and regionally.
  3. Provide local and regional consultation to effectively meet dynamic contemporary global healthcare needs.
  4. View healthcare issues from a global perspective.

For more information, please visit, Institute for Global Healthcare Leadership.

October 2017

18-20 October 2017 — Providence, Rhode Island, USA
2017 IACRN 9th Annual Conference theme will build on last year's celebration of the recent publication of Clinical Research Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice and ANA's recognition of CRN scope of practice and acknowledgement of the standards and competencies.

Theme: Clinical Research Nursing: Incorporating Professional Scope and Standards to Advance the Coordination and Care of Research Participants.

For more information, please visit http://iacrn.org/.

18-21 October 2017 — Phoenix, Arizona, USA
The APNA Annual Conference delivers 100+ varied continuing education sessions and networking opportunities to the 1600+ psychiatric-mental health RNs and APRNs who attend each year. Attendees have the opportunity to earn approximately 25 CNE contact hours onsite and an additional 100+ contact hours online. This year's conference theme is Whole Health Begins with Mental Health. Together, we advance psychiatric-mental health care through networking, education and a celebration of psychiatric-mental health nurses' holistic approach to health and wellness.

18-21 October 2017 — New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
The Transcultural Nursing Society is pleased to announce the call for abstracts and invite you to attend its 43rd Annual Conference and meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. The theme of this important event is Transcultural Nursing: Approaches to Population Health that Reduce Health Disparities. The conference is timely for all aspects of healthcare including education, practice, administration and research. Nurses and healthcare professionals from around the globe will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue, learning, and discovery surrounding the field of culturally competent and equitable healthcare. The presentations are diverse and work toward our mission to enhance the quality of culturally congruent, competent, and equitable care that results in improved health and well-being for people worldwide. Transcultural Nursing (TCN) is a theory based humanistic discipline, designed to serve individuals, organizations, communities, and societies. Human care/caring is defined within the context of culture. Culturally competent care can only occur when culture care values are known and serve as the foundation for meaningful care.

26-28 October 2017 — Dublin, Ireland
On behalf of the scientific committee we invite psychiatrists, practitioners, psychiatric mental health nurses, psychologists, health scientists, educators, trainers, researchers, managers, and policymakers engaged in the prevention, management, and research into violence and aggression in mental health and intellectual disability settings to submit an abstract and/or attend the 10th European Congress on Violence in Clinical Psychiatry to be held in Dublin, Ireland, 26-28 October 2017.

27 October 2017 — Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is sponsoring their 8th Annual National Pediatric Nursing Conference on Friday, October 27, 2017 in the John G. Rangos, Sr. Research Center. The conference titled ”Raising the Bar: Advances in Pediatric Care” will identify new trends in evidence based practice and innovation, highlight interprofessional collaborative practices for improved outcomes, and showcase quality and safety initiatives as they relate to pediatric care. For more information, visit http://www.chp.edu/health-care-professionals/cme/other-cme/nursing-conference.

28 October - 1 November 2017 — Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Sigma Theta Tau International is excited to invite you to the 44th Biennial Convention. Save the date for STTI's largest event, featuring outstanding plenary speakers, award presentations, networking opportunities, over 800 oral and poster presentations, and the opportunity to travel to a city that is rich in culture, sports, and tradition.


November 2017

10-12 November — Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing invites you to the 2017 Annual National Conference of the Professional Nurse Educators Group.  We’re very excited to present a conference program that will explore the tradition of lifelong learning on the part of nurses, and discuss how to remove barriers to using nursing science in daily practice. For more information, visit https://pneg.org/2017-conference/.

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