The Largest Nurse Practitioner Conferences 2017 across the Country
Nursing has always been the developing field that requires the nurse practitioners to improve their professionalism and expertise levels. These two requirements are important to the optimality of health care. Related to these issues, Nurse Practitioner Conferences 2017 will be held across the country. There are several Nurses foundations and associations that host some large conferences this year. Therefore, all nurse practitioners are expected to start deciding and planning which events they are going to attend. Please note the list of Nurse Practitioner Conferences 2017 that are going to be held in several countries.
The Lists of Upcoming Nurse Practitioner Conferences 2017 and Hosts
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners Conference 2017
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has huge events that are held annually. It holds three major conferences every year for nurse practitioner specialties. They are the National Conference, the Specialty and Leadership Conference, and the Health Police Conference. Each conference will be very important and useful to support the knowledge and expertise of nurse practitioners. In every conference, there are some informative seminars for improving networking opportunities. These events will be held across the country – Philadelphia, Washington, DC., Reno, and Miami.
The upcoming National Conference will be held in Philadelphia on June 20-25, 2017. The intended audiences are all nurse practitioners. This is the largest conference with nine specialty tracks. They are acute care, urgent care, dermatology, military healthcare, orthopedics, women’s health, preceptor development, and mental health and pain management.
The Specialty and Leadership Conference is another major conference that is also hosted by AANP. This major conference is on September 28 – October 1, 2017. All nurse practitioners with an interest in leadership development and specialized tracks are the intended audience.
National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) Annual Conference
Besides AANP, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) also hosts the large nurse practitioner conference on April, 19-23 in Washington, DC (Grand Hyatt). In this conference, the intended audiences are nurse practitioner educators, professors, instructional designers, preceptors, program directors and curriculum designers.
International Council of Nurse Practitioners Conference
On May 27-June 1, 2017, International Council of Nurse Practitioners also hosts a nurse conference which takes place in Barcelona, Spain. In this conference, universal health coverage is considered as a focus. The president of the World Society of Disaster Nursing, Dr. Aiko Yamamoto, will be invited as a keynote speaker. The intended audiences are all nurse practitioners. The session topics of this event are nursing in conflict zones, advocacy and gender, disaster preparedness and innovation in primary care.
Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) Conference
NPWH is going to host a conference on October 11- 14, 2017 in Seattle, which is their 20th annual Premier Women’s Healthcare Conference. The intended audiences in this conference are nurse practitioners who are focusing on women’s health. Excellent networking is one of the benefits of joining in this conference.
Besides those upcoming Nurse Practitioner Conferences 2017, there were some great previous conferences that have been held in February, March and the beginning of April. The summary below will describe some previous Nurse Practitioner Conferences 2017 in several countries.
The Summary of Previous Nurse Practitioner Conferences 2017
- American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Health Policy Conference
On February 26-28, the Health Policy Conference has been held in Washington, DC with Eugene Robinson as a keynote speaker. He was well known as an actor of the movie “The Savoy King” as well as an Associate Editor and twice-weekly columnist for The Washington Post. This conference was attended by all nurse practitioners as audiences. There were discussions about health policy updates, presentations from leading political authorities, and also lectures about opioid abuse.
- National Conference on Pediatric Health Care
This conference was hosted by National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) in Denver, CO (Hyatt Regency and Colorado Convention Center) on March 16-19, 2017. The audiences were pediatric nurse practitioners. The events in this conference include workshops and certification review courses. In addition, there were plenty of sessions mostly focused on acute care, pharmacology, and intensives several areas such as breastfeeding for neonatal health and obesity.