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APNA Annual Conference Schedule

APNA 35th Annual Conference

At the APNA 35th Annual Conference, you’ll have the opportunity to earn up to 24+ contact hours and more than 90 contact hours total*.

Scroll down for the daily schedules or explore the full program to see all of the great events and cutting-edge content that is part of your registration.

Included with your full conference registration are pre-conference sessions (special for this year!) and on-demand session recordings for a full year after the conference.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13

All times listed are Eastern Time.

9:00am Chat, Exhibit Hall, & Poster Gallery Open
Earn up to 4 contact hours for time spent viewing and evaluating the posters Thursday – Saturday.
10:00am-12:00pm
12:10pm-2:10pm
2-Hour Pre-Conference Sessions
2 Contact Hours Per Session
2:10pm-3:10pm
Symposium
Sponsored by NACCME. 1 Contact Hour
3:20pm-5:20pm
5:30pm-7:30pm
2-Hour Pre-Conference Sessions
2 Contact Hours Per Session
7:30pm-8:30pm ET Product Theater
Sponsored by Janssen. No Contact Hours provided.
End of the Day
Earn up to 2 contact hours on-demand.

 

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14

All times listed are Eastern Time.

9:30am-10:30am Product Theater
Sponsored by Abbvie. No contact hours provided.
10:30am Chat, Exhibit Hall, & Poster Gallery Open
Earn up to 4 contact hours for time spent viewing and evaluating the posters Thursday – Saturday.
11:00am-11:30am Thursday Welcome & Awards Ceremony
11:30am-12:30pm President’s Address – Matthew Tierney
1 Contact Hour
1:35pm-2:00pm
25-Minute Mini Concurrent Sessions
0.4 Contact Hours
2:00pm-2:30pm Networking Break
3:30pm-4:30pm Product Theater
Sponsored by Otsuka/Lundbeck. No Contact Hours provided.
4:40pm-5:25pm
5:35pm-6:20pm
45-Minute Concurrent Sessions
0.75 Contact Hours Per Session
6:30pm-7:30pm Reception
Kick back with your PMH nursing pals during the APNA Annual Conference Reception! Enjoy an evening of fun and rejuvenation after a challenging year.
7:30pm-8:30pm
Sponsored Presentation
End of the Day
Earn up to 2 contact hours on-demand.

 

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15

All times listed are Eastern Time.

9:30am-10:30am Product Theater
Sponsored by Janssen. No Contact Hours provided.
10:30am Chat, Exhibit Hall & Poster Gallery Open
11:00am-11:30am Friday Welcome & Awards Ceremony
11:30am-12:30pm Keynote Presentation – Kevin Hines
1 Contact Hour
12:40pm-1:05pm
1:10pm-1:35pm
25-minute Mini Concurrent Sessions
0.4 Contact Hours Per Session
1:35pm-2:00pm Networking Break
2:00pm-3:00pm Meet the Poster Presenters
During this dedicated time, visit the Poster Hall to chat with poster presenters and ask questions.
3:00pm-4:00pm Symposium
Provided by RMEI Medical Education, LLC and supported by an independent educational grant from Sunovion. 1 Contact Hour.
4:05pm-4:50pm
5:00pm-5:45pm
45-Minute Concurrent Sessions
0.75 Contact Hours Per Session
5:55pm-6:20pm 25-Minute Mini Concurrent Sessions
0.4 Contact Hours Per Session
6:20pm-7:20pm Product Theater
Sponsored by Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. No Contact Hours provided.
End of the Day
Earn up to 2 contact hours on-demand.

 

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16

All times listed are Eastern Time.

9:30am-10:30am Product Theater
Sponsored by Teva Pharmaceuticals. No Contact Hours provided.
10:30am Exhibit Hall and Poster Gallery Open
10:30am-11:30am
11:30am-12:30pm
APNA Council Meetings
Meet leaders in the field aligned with a focus area that speaks to your interests.
1:00pm-1:45pm
1:55pm-2:40pm
45-Minute Concurrent Sessions
0.75 Contact Hours Per Session
4:00pm-5:00pm APNA Annual Meeting & Town Hall
Learn more about APNA and its activities.
End of the Day
Earn up to 2 contact hours on-demand.

 

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Note: The final number of contact hours is subject to change with the addition of other programs. 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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