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ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference

Call for Abstracts

The deadline for abstract submissions was 11:59 p.m. on August 25, 2014. Accepted poster and concurrent podium session presenters were notified in October 2014. The 2016 Call for Abstracts will open in July 2015. Check back for more information.

Abstracts will be considered based on how well they fulfill the goal and learning objectives of the ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference. The goal of the conference is to empower nurses in leading cultural transformation to create a positive practice environment, essential for sustaining nursing excellence across multiple practice settings.

The conference will highlight the following learning objectives:

  • Examine the role of the nurse as a transformational leader in creating a positive practice environment.
  • Integrate evidence-based practice that impacts care across the life span.
  • Apply innovative strategies to create and sustain healthy and engaging work environments.
  • Examine best practices related to inter-professional collaboration and the impact on quality outcomes.