With the New Year fast approaching, opportunities to attend conferences with like-minded nurses and medical professionals are beginning to show up on the 2013 calendar. Conferences are a great way for nurses to network with industry leaders and continue their education within or beyond one’s nursing specialty. Here are a few nursing conferences kicking off during the first few months of next year:
Emergency Nurses Association 2013 Leadership Conference
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is holding its annual leadership conference next year in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. from February 27-March 3. ENA’s leadership conference is an excellent opportunity for emergency room nurses to share leadership information and develop their skills for working in fast-paced medical environments. The deadline for early-bird discount registration is January 16.
To learn more and register online, visit www.ena.org.
Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses 60th Annual Congress
The Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) will celebrate a milestone next March, as its Annual Congress reaches its 60th year. One of the nation’s largest medical conferences, AORN’s Annual Congress will take place in San Diego, Calif. from March 2-7. This comprehensive weeklong event offers nurses in the operating room a chance to gain crucial knowledge and skills, learn about new products and hear from an impressive lineup of specialty leaders. The deadline for early-bird discount registration is January 28.
To learn more and register online, visit www.aorn.org.
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses 45th Annual Educational Meeting
From March 9-12, neuroscience nursing specialists from across the country will gather in Charlotte, N.C. for the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) 45th Annual Educational Meeting. The 2013 meeting will offer continuing education mini-sessions from 30-60 minutes each, giving attendees the opportunity to attend more of the sessions they want and cover a wide range of topics over the weekend. The deadline for early-bird discount registration is February 11.
To learn more and register online, visit www.aann.org.