March 30, 2011
American Academy of Nursing announces details of 2011 conference season
Washington, DC (March 30, 2011) – Underscoring health promotion, research and innovation, the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) announced its 38th Annual Meeting and Conference, designed to provide nurse leaders with a dynamic program that features prominent speakers, engrossing activities, networking opportunities and commemorative celebrations.
The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill from October 13-15, 2011, immediately following the Pre-Conference program and Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Special Topics and Poster Session on October 12. Registration for AAN’s Annual Conference and meeting opens on May 1, and the deadline to submit abstracts is May 2. Visit http://www.aannet.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=4499 for instructions to submit abstracts.
Themed “Health Promotion across the Lifespan: Focus on Evidence,” the three-day conference’s to-be-announced agenda will feature numerous plenary and breakout sessions, in addition to the annual Living Legends ceremony and new Fellows induction ceremony. As in the past, individuals and organizations are welcome to sponsor events and other conference sessions or materials. A sponsorship guide will be made available in the near future.
The 2011 Pre-Conference, “Performance Measurement: Strategic Imperatives for Nursing,” examines the strategic imperatives for performance measurement and highlights the need for policy and positions that benefit from the insight and expertise of Academy experts on quality.
Pre-Conference objectives include:
The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Special Topics and Poster Session, “Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: The Intersection of Nursing Science and Health Care Delivery,” will feature many esteemed speakers and abstracts. This year’s objective is to examine comparative effectiveness research and patient-centered outcomes research methods and their use in practice and policy.
The American Academy of Nursing (www.AANnet.org) anticipates and tracks national and international trends in health care, while addressing resulting issues of health care knowledge and policy. The Academy’s mission is to serve the public and nursing profession by advancing health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge.