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APNA Annual Conference Program & Schedule

Annual Conference Presenters together.At the APNA 38th Annual Conference, you’ll have the opportunity to earn up to 115+ ANCC NCPD contact hours. 

Scroll down for the preliminary daily schedules and click program buttons below to explore the program to see the immersive education and inspiring events that are included with your registration.
(RN and APRN designated sessions signify that the content is appropriate for, but not limited to, that licensure.)

Full Conference Program Virtual Livestream Program

Registration for the APNA 38th Annual Conference is open now! 

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Wednesday, October 9

6:20am-7:50am ET
Product Theater Breakfast*
No Contact Hours Provided
8:00am-10:00am ET
10:15am-12:15pm ET
Pre-Conference Add-on Sessions
2 Contact Hours Per Session
2 sessions per time block available via virtual livestream.
12:20pm-1:50pm ET
Product Theater Lunch*
2:00pm-4:00pm ET
4:15pm-6:15pm ET
Pre-Conference Add-on Sessions
2 Contact Hours Per Session
2 sessions per time block available via virtual livestream.
6:30pm-7:30pm ET
Conference Kickoff & Awards Ceremony
Available via virtual livestream.
7:45pm-9:15pm ET
Product Theater Dinner*
No Contact Hours Provided

 

Full Wednesday Program 


Thursday, October 10

7:15am-8:45am ET
Product Theater Breakfast*
9:00am-10:00am ET
President’s Address: Lora Peppard
1 Contact Hour
Available via virtual livestream.
10:00am-6:30pm ET
Poster Presentations Open
Up to 4 Contact Hours Thursday & Friday
Online poster gallery available to virtual livestream attendees.
10:15am-11:00am ET
11:15am-12:00pm ET
Concurrent Sessions
0.75 Contact Hours Per Session
2 sessions per time block available via virtual livestream.
12:15pm-1:45pm ET
Product Theater Lunch*
1:30pm-5:00pm ET
Exhibit Hall Open*
3:30pm-4:15pm ET
Mini Concurrent Sessions
0.75 Contact Hours Per Session
2 sessions per time block available via virtual livestream.
4:30pm-5:15pm ET
5:30pm-6:15pm ET
Concurrent Sessions
0.75 Contact Hours Per Session
2 sessions per time block available via virtual livestream.
6:30-7:30pm ET State Meetups
7pm-9pm ET
Derby Delights: Networking Reception

 

Full Thursday Program


Friday, October 11

7:15am-8:45am ET
Product Theater Breakfast*
No Contact Hours Provided
9:00am-10:00am ET
Keynote Presentation – Johann Hari
1 Contact Hour
Available via virtual livestream.
10:00am-3:00pm ET
Poster Presentations Open
Up to 4 Contact Hours Thursday & Friday
Online poster gallery available to virtual livestream attendees.
10:00am-1:00pm ET
Exhibit Hall Open*
12:00pm-1:30pm ET
Product Theater Lunch
No Contact Hours Provided
1:45pm-2:30pm ET
Mini Concurrent Sessions
0.75 Contact Hours Per Session

2 sessions per time block available via virtual livestream.
2:45pm-3:45pm ET
Connect with Councils and Committees
4:00pm-4:45pm ET
5:00pm-5:45pm ET
6:00pm-6:45pm ET
Concurrent Sessions
0.75 Contact Hours Per Session

2 sessions per time block available via virtual livestream.
7:00pm-8:30pm ET Product Theater Dinner*
No Contact Hours Provided

 

Full Friday Program


Saturday, October 12

7:00am-8:30am ET
Product Theater Breakfast*
No Contact Hours Provided
9:00am-9:45am ET
Mini-Concurrent Sessions
0.75 Contact Hours Per Session
2 sessions per time block available via virtual livestream.
10:00am-10:45am ET
11:00am-11:45pm ET
12:00pm-12:45pm ET
Concurrent Sessions
0.75 Contact Hours Per Session
2 sessions per time block available via virtual livestream.
1:00pm-2:30pm ET
Product Theater Lunch*
No Contact Hours Provided 
2:45pm-3:45pm ET
Annual Meeting & Town Hall
Available via virtual livestream.

 

Full Saturday Program


*Not available to virtual livestream attendees.

Program, schedule, and contact hours subject to change. APNA reserves the right to make program changes as necessary, and the right to cancel sessions if events occur beyond reasonable control of APNA.

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