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Virtual Livestream Program

Product Theater
7:00am – 8:30am ET | Learn More
President’s Address
9:00am – 10:00am ET  |  Learn More
Poster Presentations
10:00am – 6:30pm ET |  Learn More
Concurrent Sessions
10:15am – 11:00am ET | Browse Sessions
11:15am – 12:00pm ET | Browse Sessions
Product Theater 
12:15pm – 1:45pm ET | Learn More
Exhibit Hall Open
1:30pm – 5:00pm ET
Mini Concurrent Sessions
3:30pm – 4:15pm ET | Browse Sessions
Concurrent Sessions
4:30pm – 5:15pm ET  |  Browse Sessions
5:30pm – 6:15pm ET  |  Browse Sessions
Enchanted Evening Reception
6:30pm – 8:30pm ET  |  Learn More


Product Theater Breakfast | No Contact Hours Provided
7:00AM – 8:30AM Eastern

Learn About an Oral Treatment Option for Adults with Schizophrenia or Biopolar I Disorder
Sponsored by Alkermes.
Presenter: Hara Oyedeji, PMHNP-BC

President’s Address | 1 Contact Hour
9:00AM – 10:00AM Eastern
8:00AM CT | 6:00AM PT

Zim OkoliWhy I.D.E.A.S. matter to Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing – RN APRN

As psychiatric-mental health nurses, we exist in the radical intersection of I.D.E.A.S. to enhance the whole health of individuals, families, and communities. In this presentation, learn how Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, Access, and (de)Stigmatization make a profound difference in our caring role. Then, be empowered to use your singular and our collective voices in promoting I.D.E.A.S. to support the whole health of those for whom we provide care.

Presenter: Chizimuzo Okoli, PhD, MPH, APRN, PMHNP-BC, NCTTP, FAAN
Available to virtual livestream attendees.

Poster Presentations Open | Up to 4 Contact Hours
10:00AM 6:30PM Eastern

Earn up to 4 contact hours for time spent viewing and evaluating the poster presentations Thursday – Friday.
Online poster gallery available to virtual livestream attendees.

Concurrent Sessions | 0.75 Contact Hours 
10:15AM – 11:00AM Eastern
9:15AM CT | 7:15PM PT


2011: Treatment Approaches
10:15am – 11:00am Eastern

Roadmap to Remission: A Practice-Ready Protocol for an Outpatient Esketamine ProgramAPRN

Come for an illuminating illustration of a protocol for safely starting an esketamine treatment program in private practice. Stay for an engaging discussion of the evidence base, patient experiences, and lessons learned from 18 months offering this novel therapy.

Presenter: David Madden, RN
This session may be eligible for pharmacology contact hours.

2013: Child & Adolescent 
10:15am – 11:00am Eastern

Building Resilience: A Whole Child Approach – RN APRN

Clinicians are seeing a rise in children with behavioral and mental health needs. This presentation is designed to address growing patient needs by helping clinicians engage in consistent, intentional conversations about emotional wellness and provide resources and materials to share with families to build resilience in all children.

Presenters: Erin Harlow-Parker, MS, PMHCNS-BC
Available to virtual livestream attendees.

2014: Graduate Education
10:15am – 11:00am Eastern

Strategies to Advance Health Equity and Inclusion: Charting a New Course in PMHNP Simulation and Clinical Education – RN APRN

This two-part presentation features strategies for embedding concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout PMHNP-DNP curriculum. Through scaffolding SDOH in clinical experiences, students will have a deeper understanding of health inequity and are better equipped to address health care disparities and improve mental health outcomes for marginalized communities.

Presenters: Barbara Peterson, PhD., PMHCNS-BC, APRN; Elena Geiger-Simpson, DNP, PMHNP-BC, APRN, RN, PHN; Emily James, MN, RN, PHN

2015: Telehealth
10:15am – 11:00am Eastern

Telepsychiatry: A Potential Key To Expanding Access to Mental Health Care in Underserved Communities – RN APRN

Mental health conditions have been on a steady rise nationwide. Racial/ethnic minorities have a higher prevalence of untreated mental illnesses. Telepsychiatry has been shown to be effective in bridging the access gap. Use of telepsychiatry should be encouraged to improve access to care among underserved populations.

Presenters: Queen Henry-Okafor, PhD, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Toddra Liddell, MSN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC
Available to virtual livestream attendees.

2016: Older Adults
10:15am – 11:00am Eastern

Improving Dignity when Managing Dementia with Behavioral Disturbance: Developing a Palliative Care Pathway for Patients on a Senior Psychiatric Unit – RN

This presentation introduces an approach to improving outcomes for patients with dementia with behavioral disturbance on a senior psychiatric unit through interdisciplinary collaboration in developing a palliative care pathway. By addressing this need, patients experienced an improvement in behavioral management and a reduction in suffering.

Presenter: Brittney Caldera, RN, MSN, MBA, NE-BC

2017: Advanced Practice
10:15am – 11:00am Eastern

Nurse Practitioner Business Essentials: What You Need to Know Before Starting a Practice – APRN

Are you planning on starting a nurse practitioner (NP) business? This presentation will cover some essential elements and questions that need to be addressed before starting and operating an NP business. Discussions will revolve around barriers and benefits of business ownership and practical tactics to maintain a successful business.

Presenter: Gabrielle P. Abelard, DNP, PMHNP, PMHCNS-BC, RN, BSN, FNAP

Concurrent Sessions |  0.75 Contact Hours
11:15AM – 12:00PM Eastern
10:15AM CT | 8:15AM PT


2021: Treatment Approaches
11:15am – 12:00pm Eastern

The Long Road Home: One Patient’s Journey through the Neurotherapeutics Department at McLean Hospital: From TMS, to ECT, to Ketamine – RN APRN

The different neurotherapeutic modalities of TMS, ECT, and ketamine have proved safe and effective as adjunct therapies for those with treatment-resistant depression. A case study detailing one patient’s experience with each modality and current research will be reviewed.

Presenters: Paula Bolton, MS, CNP, ANP-BC; Jonathan Foley, BSN
Available to virtual livestream attendees. 

2022: Suicide Prevention
11:15am – 12:00pm Eastern

Improving Health Access Behaviors of Nurses Regarding Suicide Prevention – RN

This informative presentation will highlight a study that utilized an inexpensive web-based training to increase the knowledge, attitudes, and health access behaviors for nurse suicide prevention among psychiatric nurses. The project utilizes Ajzen’s Theory of Planned Behavior to create concepts that are transferable to a variety of clinical settings.

Presenter: Marc Woods, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

2023: Child & Adolescent
11:15am – 12:00pm Eastern

Better Understanding the Classification of Early Childhood Mental Health Disorders through a Contextual, Multiaxis, Cultural Formulation – RN APRN

This presentation introduces the classification of early childhood mental health disorders through a contextual, multiaxis, cultural formulation that integrates inclusivity and diversity. Participants will leave with enhanced knowledge, tangible list of resources and tools to implement a multiaxis diagnosis approach in practice.

Presenters: Jessica Gordon, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHNP-BC

2024: Graduate Education
11:15am – 12:00pm Eastern

Strategies to Advance Health Equity and Inclusion: Charting a New Course in PMHNP Didactic Education – RN APRN

This two-part presentation introduces strategies for embedding concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout PMHNP-DNP curriculum. Through scaffolding SDOH and racism in didactic courses, students have a deeper understanding of health inequity and are better equipped to address health care disparities and improve mental health outcomes for marginalized communities.

Presenters: Elena Geiger-Simpson, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, PHN; Barbara Peterson, PhD., APRN, PMHCNS; Emily James, MSN, RN, PHN

2025: Telehealth
11:15am – 12:00pm Eastern

Expanding Roles in Telehealth: Possibilities and Pitfalls for PMH APRNs – APRN

This presentation reviews the growth of telehealth/telemental health (TMH) and its’ impact on access to care. Expanded areas for PMH APRN practice and education are discussed.

Presenters: Joyce M Shea, DNSc, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN; Karen J Corcoran, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Available to virtual livestream attendees.

2026: Older Adults
11:15am – 12:00pm Eastern

Integrated Mental Health Care within a Nurse-Led Dementia-Specialized Practice – APRN

This presentation highlights the critical need to integrate mental health in caring for persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias and their family/caregivers. The transformative power of psychiatric-mental health nursing will be demonstrated as a scholarly exemplar in moving health forward within a nurse-led, dementia-specialized clinical practice.

Presenter: Maria de los Angeles Ortega, DNP, APRN, GNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, CDP

2027: Undergraduate Education
11:15am – 12:00pm Eastern

Strategies for Teaching Social Determinants of Health (SDH) in an Undergraduate Nursing Program – RN APRN

NLN has called for incorporation of SDH in nursing curricula. Novel teaching strategies utilized in two nursing programs to teach SDH content will be presented. Based on survey feedback, a virtual reality simulation promoted students’ enthusiasm for SDH content.

Presenters: Mary Justice, PhD, RN, CNE; Susan Brammer, PhD, MSN, RN; Todd Hastings, PhD, RN, CNE


Product Theater Lunch | No Contact Hours Provided
12:15PM – 1:45PM Eastern

A Tailored Treatment for Adults With ADHD
Sponsored by Noven Pharmaceuticals.
Presenters: Jen Ganem, MS, APRN

Exhibit Hall Open
1:30PM – 5:00PM Eastern

Get information from and engage with industry stakeholders in psychiatric-mental health and nursing.

Mini Concurrent Sessions | 0.75 Contact Hours
3:30PM – 4:15PM Eastern
2:30PM CT | 12:30PM PT


2031: Resilience
3:30pm – 4:15pm Eastern

Supporting Nurse Practitioner Wellbeing at Work: Exploring the role of advanced practice psychiatric-mental health nurses in burnout prevention – APRN

Findings from a qualitative study of nurse practitioner burnout will be presented within a social ecological framework. Solutions for wellbeing at work and the unique skills of PMH-APRNs are explored.

Presenter: Rosalind de Lisser, PhD(c), FNP, PMHNP

Brief Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Training for Nurses – RN APRN

This presentation explores how nurses integrate mindfulness into their work lives, while focusing specifically on the barriers to implementation, integration, and sustainability.

Presenter: Rachel Allen, PhD, RN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC

2032: Culture
3:30pm – 4:15pm Eastern

Student, Staff, and Faculty Perceptions of Marginalization in Higher Education – RN APRN

This presentation reviews the findings of a multi-site research projected aim at exploring marginalization in rural and urban universities, including both quantitative and qualitative data. The participant will leave with a better understanding of the importance of engaging all participants in higher education in diversity, equity, and inclusion work.

Presenter: Melissa Copenhaver, DNP, MS, FNP-C, LMSW, PMH-BC, CNE

Enhancing Cultural Humility Using the DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview: Study Protocol – APRN

This presentation provides an overview of the DSM-5 Cultural Formulation Interview and the utility to advanced practice nurses. Additionally, there will be an exploration of training techniques for PMHNP students.

Presenters: Brandee J. Madden, DNP, PMHNP-BC; LeTizia B. Smith, DNP, PMHNP-BC

2033: Practice
3:30pm – 4:15pm Eastern

Are We Keeping Patients in the Dark About Dark Therapy? – RN APRN

This presentation is an exploration of evidence surrounding the use of dark therapy and blue light blocking interventions for the treatment of mania. Psychiatric-mental health nurses will be enlightened about dark therapy and blue light blocking techniques as evidence-based practice in the care of patients with bipolar disorder.

Presenter: Katlin Bussy, PMHNP-BC, RN-BC, MS

Connecting How Mindfulness Practices Impact Sleep Disturbance – RN APRN

Sleep is impossible in states of arousal with self-critical and ruminating thoughts. An integrative model based on the etiology of sleep disturbance and application of mindfulness processes and practice can reduce arousal, improve awareness, acceptance of the present moment, and attentional control with beneficial effects on sleep disturbance.

Presenter: Joanne DeSanto Iennaco, PhD, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN

Available to virtual livestream attendees.

2034: Graduate Education
3:30pm – 4:15pm Eastern

Peer Assisted Learning and Simulation: A New Experience for PMHNP Students – RN APRN

This presentation introduces a novel way of preparing PMHNP students to assess, diagnose, and treat patients in the clinical setting. By combining peer-assisted learning and simulation, students improve their understanding of numerous mental health conditions via presenting and participating in student-led simulation activities.

Presenters: Andrew Makowski, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Holly Gray, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Julie Perry, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC

Creating Clinical Simulations of Standardized Student Patient Actors for Learning Psychotherapy Assessment and Documentation in an Electronic Health Record via Telehealth – RN APRN

This presentation introduces an innovative approach to preparing psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner students via telehealth in psychotherapy. Nurse educators will be armed with the tools necessary to formulate an evidence-based, efficient, telehealth model that allows for enriched student assessment and documentation.

Presenters: Marie Smith-East, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, EMT-B; Bethanie Simmons-Becil, DNP, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, APHN-BC

2035: Violence Prevention
3:30pm – 4:15pm Eastern

Implementation of a Workplace Violence Prevention Program Across the Health Care System: A Strategic Approach to Enhance Organizational Safety – RN APRN

This presentation provides an overview of a strategic approach used by a health care system to implement a comprehensive and coordinated approach to address workplace violence across all care settings. By attending this presentation, participants will leave with strategies to address the rising incidence of workplace violence and injury.

Presenter: Kelly Bryant, MS, BSN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC

Predictability of Dynamic Appraisal of Situational Aggression-Inpatient Version (DASA-IV) Assessment in Adults on Medical Surgical Units – RN

Workplace violence persists in health care with nurses reporting physical (44%) and verbal (68%) abuse from aggressive patients causing emotional stress and lost workdays. The DASA-IV was developed to measure risk for aggression in patients with behavioral health conditions in psychiatric and emergency department settings. However, DASA-IV has not been validated with adult patients admitted to medical-surgical settings. This multi-site study used a case-control design. Retrospective medical record review of adult patients admitted to medical-surgical units within a health system was conducted. DASA-IV scores were extracted to assess changes in risk for aggression, defined as physical or verbal acts against objects, patients, or staff. Demographic data were analyzed using descriptive statistics. Receiver operating characteristic curve (ROC) and area under the curve (AUC) correlated DASA-IV scores with aggressive events.

Presenters: Suzanne Gervase, MSN, RN, CEN, PMH-BC; Heather Shirk, MSN RN BC

Available to virtual livestream attendees.

2036: Trauma
3:30pm – 4:15pm Eastern

PTSD & Chronic Pain – Understanding Associative Relationship to Optimize Prescriptive Practices – APRN

This presentation will introduce pathophysiological processes and theoretical models describing the intersection between PTSD and chronic pain to illustrate overlapping mechanisms and bi-directional reinforcing relationship. By introducing current evidence-based practices and identifying gaps in care, the information presented aims to reduce stigma and increase access to care for this vulnerable population.

Presenter: Daniella Sadeh, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Women’s Self-Defense Training, Trauma, PTSD Symptoms, and Resilience – RN APRN

This presentation discusses study findings that explored associations between self-defense training, trauma exposure, PTSD symptoms, and resilience. Study results indicated self-defense training has the potential to significantly decrease PTSD symptoms and improve resilience. Self-defense training may be a promising intervention to improve resilience and decrease PTSD symptoms in women.

Presenter: Ashlyn Johnson, DNP, APRN-CNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, CNE

2037: Women’s Health
3:30pm – 4:15pm Eastern

Promoting Mental Health by Motivational Interviewing in Females from Pre-conception Through Interpregnancy with Self-Care Strategies – RN APRN

This presentation educates nurses on motivational interviewing techniques to promote positive self-care behaviors in the reproductive years of life to improve physical and mental health outcomes and decrease stress for themselves, their children, and their families. Specific examples include diet and physical activity, reduction of substances, and mindfulness/meditation.

Presenters: Shannon Linder, DNP, APRN-CNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC; Barbara J. Warren, PhD, RN, APRN, PMH-BC, FNAP, FAAN

An Educational Intervention to Increase Psychotropic Medication Adherence in Pregnant and Postpartum Women Diagnosed with Depressive and Anxiety Disorders – RN APRN

This presentation discusses a DNP project which sought to employ ACOG (American College of Gynecologists) guidelines on Psychiatric Medication Use During Pregnancy (2008) to provide a 15-minute psychotropic medication education intervention within an established virtual group therapy program for pregnant and post-partum women to help increase psychiatric medication adherence.

Presenter: Alaina Duncan, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Concurrent Sessions | 0.75 Contact Hours
4:30PM – 5:15PM Eastern
3:30PM CT | 1:30PM PT


2041: Treatment Approaches
4:30pm – 5:15pm Eastern

Patient-Centered Care and Treatment Resistant Depression: An Approach That Changed Hopeless to Hopeful, for Both Patients and Practitioners – RN APRN

This presentation offers a detailed look into the work behind providing patient-centered care for treatment-resistant depression patients and how to use these types of tools to improve care in your practice. Examples of worksheets and team building tools will be discussed with recommendations for personalization.

Presenter: Cheyenne Allen, DNP, PMHNP-BC

2042: Culture
4:30pm – 5:15pm Eastern

Culture and Mental Health: Learning Activities for Graduate and Undergraduate Nursing Students – RN APRN

This presentation will discuss two assignments on culture and mental health – one for undergraduate nursing students and the other for graduate nursing students enrolled in an advanced practice psychiatric nursing program. Learners will leave with an exemplar of how to incorporate cultural perceptions and cultural humility in current and future courses.

Presenter: Anne M Tumbarello, EdD, RN, NPP, PMHCNS-BC

2043: Forensic
4:30pm – 5:15pm Eastern

Do Prescribing Practices in a Juvenile Detention Facility Adhere to Acceptable Standards? – RN APRN

This presentation will include findings and discussion related to the mental health services received in a juvenile detention center. Findings will be compared to best practice standards and minimum standards of care. Strategies for improving care disparities in this population will be discussed, including policy advocacy.

Presenters: Erica Ramey, DNP, PMHNP; Ashley Nicole Anderson, MS, BCBA, LBA

2044: Graduate Education
4:30pm – 5:15pm Eastern

Building Confidence in Competencies: Faculty Development in Adopting New Competency-Based Education Standards – APRN

This presentation introduces a model for curricular redesign with faculty development in teaching and learning, curricular integration/scaffolding, and active learning pedagogy including case-based learning to align theory and clinical learning.

Presenters: Tina Walde, DNP, PMHNP; Rosalind DeLisser, PhD-c, FNP, PMHNP

2045: Staff Education
4:30pm – 5:15pm Eastern

Not Everything is a Nail: Learning Motivational Interviewing (MI) Through Clinical Exemplars – RN APRN

When everything looks like a nail, look & listen again for understanding, not as an expert. Learning MI in short, bite-sized pieces makes it possible for nurses & APRNs to use MI to improve therapeutic rapport. Come share challenging scenarios as learning will be scripted and ad lib.

Presenter: Carol Essenmacher, DNP, PMHCNS-BC
Available to virtual livestream attendees.

2046: Therapeutic Relationships
4:30pm – 5:15pm Eastern

The Not-So-Silent Third Party: Influence of the Interpreter on the Nurse-Patient Relationship – RN APRN

This presentation will review the literature on the influence of the interpreter presence on establishing and maintaining the nurse-patient relationship. We will offer strategies needed to assist patients through this profound time of transition utilizing interpreters through the lens of Hildegard Peplau’s theory.

Presenters: Karen Goyette Pounds, PhD, PMHCNS-BC

2047: Undergraduate Education
4:30pm – 5:15pm Eastern

Emotional Intelligence and Resilience In Undergraduate Nursing Students: How It Can Be Supported – RN APRN

This interactive presentation introduces emotional intelligence (EI) skills and resilience. Both are important traits for nursing students’ success and retention in the workforce. Effective active learning strategies will be discussed as avenues to promote EI and resilience. Participants will have a foundational plan to implement strategies enhancing EI/resilience.

Presenters: Nadine Wodwaski, DNP, MSN-ed, CNS, RN; Elaine Webber, DNP, PPCNP-BC, IBCLC
Available to virtual livestream attendees.

Concurrent Sessions | 0.75 Contact Hours
5:30PM – 6:15PM Eastern
4:30PM CT | 2:30PM PT


2051: Treatment Approaches
5:30pm – 6:15pm Eastern

Moving Whole Health Forward by Increasing Inclusion and de-Stigmatizing Severe Mental Illness in a Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) – RN APRN

This presentation highlights the importance of the PACT model to improve access to care and destigmatize mental illness by bringing integrated and comprehensive treatment to patients in their natural environment. The team psychologist and nurse will provide outcomes and a case study supporting the importance of community treatment.

Presenter: P. Marie Fletcher, BSN, RN-BC; Nausheen Noor, PhD
Available to virtual livestream attendees.

2052: Culture
5:30pm – 6:15pm Eastern

Teaching Empathy to Nursing Students Through a Foot Soak Program for Homeless People – RN APRN

This presentation describes a nursing street medicine program for homeless unhoused people in which nursing faculty and students conduct nurse clinics that provide physical and mental health care including foot soaks that teach empathy and understanding of being homeless.

Presenter: Diane Vines, RN, PhD, PMHN, CPHN, RRT

2053: Forensic
5:30pm – 6:15pm Eastern

Aging in Prison: Mental Health Challenges and Strategies to Support Well-being – RN APRN

This presentation explores mental health challenges of aging in prison. Strategies that support well-being are crucial for this rapidly growing segment of the prison population. One innovative strategy meeting this need, A Senior Life Enrichment Program, will be presented. The program is a collaboration between a PMHCNS and incarcerated seniors.

Presenter: Brenda Kucirka, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, CNE

2054: Graduate Education
5:30pm – 6:15pm Eastern

Graduate Faculty Toolkit – Collaboration in Action – APRN

PMH Graduate Faculty/Educators – are you looking for innovative teaching/learning strategies, evaluation measurements, or curriculum redesign integrating updated national educational and practice standards? Join the APNA Education Council-Graduate Branch Task Force, as we present the NEW PMH Graduate Faculty Toolkit, guided by APNA PMH survey and national and practice guidelines.

Presenters: Beth King, RN, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC; Sara Banzhaf, DNP, APRN-NP, PMHNP-BC

2055: Staff Education
5:30pm – 6:15pm Eastern

Nursing Led Treatments for Depression – RN
To be the most effective in treating depression, registered nurses need to be familiar with medication management/monitoring and behavioral strategies. This presentation is aimed at highlighting 2 of the independent RN-level interventions that treat depression: behavioral activation and value based actions.

Presenter: Keri LaBella, BS, RN

2056: Therapeutic Relationships
5:30pm – 6:15pm Eastern

Engaging Clients in Recovery Through the 3R’s: Relationships, Ruptures, & Repairs – RN APRN

Collaborative efforts between PMH nurses and clients are necessary for successful mental health recovery. Join us to learn how to signal relational safety and repair the ruptures in therapeutic relationships with clients. Gain greater understanding of these interpersonal strategies and increase your skills and confidence in supporting clients in recovery.

Presenters: Rebecca E. Salomon, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC; Linda Song Beeber, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN
Available to virtual livestream attendees.

2057: Undergraduate Education
5:30pm – 6:15pm Eastern

Integrating Mindfulness-Focused Peer Learning Labs in an Undergraduate Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Course – RN APRN

This presentation describes an innovative experiential peer learning strategy that incorporates evidence-based practice, reflection, collaboration, and communication to introduce undergraduate BSN students to mindfulness-based stress reduction. Students gain skills that promote personal well-being and resilience while developing professional competencies to enhance therapeutic interactions with patients and families.

Presenter: Rachel Bush, DNP, PMHNP, LPC

Conference attendees dancing at reception.One Enchanted Evening
6:30pm – 8:30pm Eastern

Experience the magic of PMH nurses gathering together for some epic fun! This reception will delight and enchant, with light refreshments, live music, fun photo ops, and more. Ticket to the reception included with your in-person registration.

Same Contact Hours, Two Different Experiences

Group of happy people at conference receptionIn-Person Experience

Available for: Full Conference & One Day Registrations
Add-On: Wednesday Pre-Conference Sessions
Contact Hours: Up to 27.75 live, 90+ on demand (includes pre-conference add-on)

  • Take your pick of sessions presented in each time block at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort: In-Person Program
  • Engage with colleagues and speakers during sessions, breaks, and special events.
  • Browse and evaluate poster presentations in the poster hall; meet the poster presenters.
  • Enjoy meal sessions with industry-sponsored Product Theaters and Symposia.
  • Two-3 months after the conference, access podcast recordings of the sessions presented on the days you are registered. Earn up to 90+ more contact hours for these sessions any time until September 30, 2024.

A note about safety

Note: Poster presentations and industry-sponsored product theaters and symposia only available during conference, not on demand.

Virtual Livestream Experience

Available for: Full Conference & One Day Registration
Add-On: Wednesday Pre-Conference Sessions
Contact Hours: Up to 27.75 live, 90+ on demand (includes pre-conference add-on)

  • Select one of two livestream session options for each time block: Virtual Livestream Program
  • Use the live chat feature to ask questions and connect with fellow virtual attendees.
  • Browse and evaluate poster presentations in the online poster gallery.
  • Two-3 months after the conference, access podcast recordings of the sessions presented on the days for which you registered. Earn up to 90+ more contact hours for these sessions until September 30, 2024.

Note: Virtual livestream package does not include access to industry-sponsored product theaters. Symposia and poster presentations will not be available on demand after the live conference.