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ANCC Annual Symposium on Continuing Nursing Education

July 19, 2016 • David L. Lawrence Convention Center • Pittsburgh, PA
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Continuing Education for Maximum Impact!

What will the future of nursing continuing education look like over the next three decades? Come to the ANCC Annual Symposium on Continuing Nursing Education to explore the building blocks of adult education -- from educational theory, evaluation, and measurement outcomes to practical daily applications. This official preconference of the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Annual Convention will address future trends for educating health care professionals.


  • Experience new theoretical learning models
  • Hear from leading experts in continuing interprofessional education
  • Meet and network with colleagues at the Monday evening open forum and reception


  • Challenges and opportunities for the future
  • Educational theory and design
  • Effective outcomes measurement
  • Integrating technology into the learning environment
  • Leadership trends to propel your practice into the future
  • ANCC accreditation updates at the Monday forum


  • Graham T. McMahon, MD, MMSc, president and CEO, Accreditation Council for CME
  • Erik D. Brady, PhD, CHCP, director of Graduate Education Programs, Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • Brian McGowan, PhD, FACEHP, chief learning officer, ArcheMedX
  • Teresa Shellenbarger, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, professor, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Meigan Robb, PhD, RN, assistant professor, Chatham University
  • Jeffrey N. Doucette, DNP, RN, CEN, NEA-BC, CENP, FACHE, vice president, Patient Care Services, and chief nursing officer, Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone involved with planning or approving continuing education
  • CNE coordinators
  • Education managers
  • Instructors
  • Nurse educators
  • Nurse planners
  • Staff developers