Links to organizations who host conferences of interest to Nursing and dates of annual conferences are listed below. Announcements for calls for posters, abstracts, etc. will be listed on the 'Abstracts & Posters' tab on this site.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for baccalaureate and graduate nursing education. AACN's educational, research, federal advocacy, data collection, publications, and special programs work to establish quality standards for nursing education; assist deans and directors to implement those standards; influence the nursing profession to improve health care; and promote public support for professional nursing education, research, and practice.
The Academy serves the public and the nursing profession by advancing health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis, and dissemination of nursing knowledge. Every day across America, the Academy and its members create and execute knowledge-driven and policy-related initiatives to drive reform of America's health care system.
AANP provides NPs with a unified way to network and advocate for NP issues and was the first national organization created for nurse practitioners of all specialties.
AAIDD, (formerly AAMR -- American Association of Mental Retardation) is the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and citizens concerned about intellectual and developmental disabilities. We're tireless promoters of progressive policies, sound research, effective practices and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The American Heart Association sponsors accredited scientific conferences and professional development seminars to disseminate new and emerging scientific knowledge and stimulate discussion on future research and the application of knowledge.
The Association aims to protect all Americans and their communities from preventable, serious health threats and strives to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventive health services are universally accessible in the United States.
The joint annual meeting of the American Society of Transpalnt Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST)
The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science promotes better health through nursing science, and aims to be a strong voice nationally and internationally in support of the development, conduct, and utilization of nursing science.
Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association (DDNA) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit nursing specialty organization that is committed to advocacy, education, and care for nurses who provide services to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
Doctors of Nursing Practice Professional Development, Inc., a non-profit organization directed at the educational and career growth needs of DNPs, was founded in February 2008.
We are a group of nurse workforce entities who focus on addressing the nursing shortage within their state and contribute to the global effort to assure an adequate supply of qualified nurses to meet the health needs of US residents.
We are the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. GSA’s principal mission — and that of our 5,200 members — is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public.
2010: November 19 - 23, 2010 - New Orleans, Louisiana
ISONG, the International Society of Nurses in Genetics, is a global nursing specialty organization dedicated to fostering the scientific and professional growth of nurses in human genetics and genomics worldwide.
2010: October 17 - 19, 2010 - Dallas, Texas
The International Transplant Nurses Society is committed to the promotion of excellence in clinical transplant nursing through the provision of educational
and professional growth opportunities, interdisciplinary networking, collaborative activities, and nursing research.
2010: October 28-30 - Minneapolis, Minnesota
The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) is the only organization specifically devoted to promoting quality nurse practitioner (NP) education at the national and international levels.
Our vision is to advance the science-based understanding of the causes, consequences, prevention and treatment of obesity in order to improve the lives of those affected by creating the leading professional society in the field. Our mission: Through research, education and advocacy, to better understand, prevent, and treat obesity and improve the lives of those affected.
To date, SPN is the only broad-based pediatric nursing organization founded for all nurses involved in the care of children and families. Society members include staff nurses, school and outpatient nurses, clinical nurse specialists, practitioners, administrators, educators and researchers.
The Southern Nursing Research Society is a leading professional organization dedicated to advancing nursing science and supporting current and future nurse researchers. The Southern Nursing Research Society facilitates the translation of nursing science through the dissemination and utilization of research findings in regional and national publications and presentations at our annual meeting. The Southern Nursing Research Society facilitates the career development of nurses and nursing students as researchers through mentoring, grants, and our doctoral student network.
Updated January 11, 2012
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