Conferences & Professional Development- July 23, 2014

August 2014

Nursing Practitioner Alliance of Alabama Annual Conference, August 14-16

This year's conference will be held at the Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, Florida. Topics include: advanced practice topics of interest, innovative treatment plans, rural health care, medical home, palliative care, hospice care, legislative issues needed to expand practice, prescriptive authority, QI, management trends and themes, women's health care, pharmacology, primary care, pediatrics, and acute care topics of interest. Questions may be directed to Dr. D'Ann Somerall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

National Conference on Engaging Patients, Families and Communities in all Phases of Translational Research to Improve Health, August 21-22

The aim of the conference is to present and compare perspectives of community-engaged research, which can involve individual patients, families, community organizations and disease advocates, as well as clinicians and researchers.  August 21-22 in Bethesda, Maryland. The 2014 conference planning committee would like to invite abstract submissions for poster presentations that will be featured throughout the conference.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Hematology Conference, August 23, 8-3

Goal, To educate nurses on the emerging therapies, care, survivorship,clinical trials and available resources related to blood cancer. Target Audience, Nurses who work with cancer patients. CEs offered for free, but registration is required. If you have any questions, please email them to Marynell Winslow at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

September 2014 

6th Annual EBP Research Conference, September 15

"Enhancing Value Based Care:Translating Evidence & Generating New Knowledge", Ochsner Health System, New Orelans.  Call for abstracts for podium presentation focusing on nursing and interprofessional quality, translational and research projects, due by July 28 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, National State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, September 18-20, 2014

Call for abstracts! Papers, posters, and symposia will be selected that best exemplify the state of nursing science in the particular area. Only abstracts derived from completed research will be accepted. Abstracts should clearly specify how the work contributes to the current state of nursing science.

October 2014

StarThe HIV and Aging: From Mitochondria to the Metropolis, October 2-3

The HIV and Aging: From Mitochondria to the Metropolis conference will serve as a translational science meeting to address the basic science, clinical, and socio-behavioral aspects of Aging with HIV/AIDS. This conference will afford you the opportunity to: Hear from internationally-recognized HIV and Aging experts along with representatives from NIH, VA, and other funding agencies; Showcase your posters focused on Aging and/or HIV; Network with leading scientists, educators, and clinicians working in the fields of gerontology and HIV-related studies.

StarAlabama Perinatal Conference, October 24

SAVE THE DATE  Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Perinatal Care October 24, 2014 UAB National Alumni Society House, 1301 10th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL. Registration and Syllabus available online.

The International Council of Nurses Call for Abstracts- Due by October 7, 2014                        

The ICN Conference to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, June 19-23, 2015. With the theme "Global Citizen, Global Nursing," the ICN 2015 Conference will provide a global platform for the dissemination of nursing knowledge and leadership across specialities, cultures and countries.  Topics areas include; research and expertise on how to provide quality care, improve populations' equity and access to health care or contribute to further advance nursing knowledge and practice. Please do not hesitate to contact Marie Barry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.


StarAssociation of Nurses in AIDS Care 2014 Conference, November 5-8
This year's Conference includes an Advanced Practice Track specifically designed to address the learning needs of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, and topics include pharmacotherapeutics and primary care of people living with HIV across the lifespan.
The Conference agenda also includes a range of panel discussions, including presentations on the role of  faith-based communities in HIV prevention, testing and care; the HIV epidemic in the Caribbean and the HIV epidemic in Latino and Hispanic populations. Any Questions?  call 330-670-0101 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

International Nursing Administration Research Conference Pioneering through Chaos:Leadership for a Changing World November 12-15, 2014

Navigating the changing landscape in healthcare delivery is inextricably interwoven with leadership competencies at all levels and across all systems. The 2014 INARC Conference will provide nurse educators, executives, administrators, clinical leaders and researchers with new knowledge and skills to navigate through the chaos of today’s healthcare systems in areas such as predictive analyses, business intelligence, service on boards, working across care transitions, and a new mindset to support evolving role expectations in nursing. Sponsors for the 2014 INARC conference are CGEAN, Texas Health Resources, Texas Organization of Nurse Executives and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

December 2014

7th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Transforming Health Systems to Optimize Individual and Population Health, December 8-9

Abstract Submission Deadline: August 8, 2014. Abstracts are encouraged for 3 types of scientific sessions: Individual Oral Presentations, Panels, and Poster Sessions. Descriptions of each type of session and instructions for submission are provided below. The goal of these sessions is to stimulate interactions among researchers and experts in the field. Therefore, the sessions will be structured and executed in order to optimize interaction and networking among conference participants.


Save the Date!  19th World Congress on Distaster and Emergency Medicine, April 21-24, 2015, Cape Town, South Africa

Have a Conference or Professional Development Opportunity you would like to have added? 
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