ANCC 16th Annual Symposium on Continuing Nursing Education

Ignite. Inspire. Innovate. The future of professional development.

Registration Details

  • All registrations must be completed online.
  • The option to pay by check ends on March 22, 2019 (allow adequate time for check processing by your facility).
  • Beginning March 23, 2019, all registrations must be paid online with a credit card.
  • There are no paper registration forms. Simply use a credit card or select “check” as your payment method on the online form.
  • If you are paying by check, payment MUST be received within 14 days of registration. Otherwise your registration will be subject to cancellation or an increase in registration fee.
  • Incomplete registration will not be saved in the system. To finalize your registration, payment must be completed.
  • Full conference cancellations received by March 22, 2019 receive a full refund less the administrative fee ($100).
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations received after March 22, 2019.
  • Promotions/discounts are not retroactive and cannot be applied to previously purchased individual or group registrations.
  • Purchase orders and invoice requests are not accepted.
  • If paying by check, mail payment with facility name and list of attendees you are paying for to:
    ANA Conference Services, P.O. Box 207, Lincoln, RI, 02865-0207
  • Your registration will be confirmed by e-mail. Confirmation will include a unique link to your registration to view payment information, and will serve as your receipt. If you do not receive your confirmation or you need a replacement copy, please contact us at ana@confex.com.

Group Registration

  • All members of a group (minimum of three from the same facility or system) must register and pay at the same time.
    • The group contact name must appear on each registration.
    • You may register unknown attendees and fill in their names by March 22, 2019.
    • Promo codes do not apply to group registration.
    • Group discounts are not retroactive and cannot be applied to previously purchased individual registrations.

Substitutions/TBDs

  • All substitutions and TBD updates MUST be completed by March 22, 2019.
  • Substitutions and TBD updates can be completed online, in the registration system. Use the link emailed to the group contact (within the registration confirmation email) to make substitutions and TBD updates. Please email ana@confex.com if you need assistance.
  • Please ensure each record has a unique, individual email address.
  • To make a substitution within your group registration, please click here for instructions.
  • To make a substitution of an individual registration, please click here for instructions.

Advance Preparation for On-Site Registration

  • Payment issues create delays at registration. If there is a balance due, please ensure it is resolved before you arrive at the conference. Contact admins@confex.com for payment inquires.
  • Verify your email address in your registration confirmation. The Provided email address is used for your CE records and gives you access to the conference app. Contact ana@confex.com if you need your confirmation email resent.
  • If you are part of a group registration, ensure that all group members have completed their registration.
  • Make sure that all registration changes, corrections, substitutions, and/or TBD updates are completed by March 22, 2019.
  • If you have no pending transactions at registration, please pick up your badge at Express Registration/ Check-in.

Badge Pickup

  • Badge Pickup Begins Wednesday April 24.

    Registration is open Wednesday April 24, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Plan to pick up your conference badge and materials on Wednesday for a fast and easy registration experience. Avoid long lines and delays Thursday morning! The opening program begins Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Don’t miss a minute of this exciting day!

    *BONUS! All attendees who pick up their badge on Wednesday April 24 are automatically entered in a drawing for a $100 Visa gift card – use it to enjoy Florida!

Balance Due

  • Registrations are not considered complete until full payment is made.
  • Registrants will not be permitted into any conference events until balance is reconciled.
  • If you are paying by check, payment must be received within 14 days of your registration date. Your registration will be subject to cancellation or increase in registration fee if payment is not received in 14 days.

Registration Cancellation/Refund Policy

Deadline for receipt of cancellations: 11:59 p.m. on March 22, 2019

  • Cancellations should be submitted in writing to admins@confex.com and should include the registration ID number and registrant name(s).
  • Cancellations are not accepted by phone.
  • All full conference cancellations are subject to a $100 administrative fee per registrant.
  • If you are paying by check, payment must be received within 14 days of registration. Otherwise, your registration will be subject to cancellation or an increase in registration fee.
  • Tickets for pre-conference events (Pathway Applicant, Symposium on CNE, and Innovation Lab Tour) are nonrefundable.
  • Donations are
  • Full conference cancellations notice received on or before March 22, 2019 will receive a full refund less the administrative fee.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after March 22, 2019.
  • Promotions/discounts are not retroactive and cannot be applied to previously purchased individual or group registrations.
  • ANCC/ANA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any or all conference activities due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Refunds are not issued for no-shows.
  • Refunds for canceled registrations are processed within four to six weeks after the close of the conference.
  • NOTE: Due to processing costs, only overpayments in excess of $35 will be considered for refunds. Please ensure that checks include the correct dollar amount to avoid overpayment.

*Dates subject to change. After March 22, 2019, late/on-site registration fees will apply, and registrations will be accepted pending space availability only.

General Conference Policies

Children (including infants) are not permitted at any American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Nurses Association (ANA) conference events.
No one under the age of 21 may attend any receptions.
The recording and/or transmission of education sessions in any format is strictly prohibited.
English is the official language of the conference.
Seating at all conference sessions/events is first come, first served.
The information presented in sessions and posters at the ANCC/ANA conference does not necessarily represent the views or standards of ANCC/ANA.
ANCC/ANA cannot be held liable for non-refundable airline tickets or hotel room deposits.
ANCC/ANA shall not be liable for any penalties or fare increases.
In the event the attendee is a “no-show,” the attendee is responsible for all fees and penalties in connection with a “no-show.”
ANCC/ANA is not responsible for lost items or returning those lost items to the attendee.
ANCC/ANA does not claim to be allergen free. We encourage all conference participants to take all necessary medical precautions to prepare for the possibility of exposure to allergens.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Contact Hours

After participating in the 2019 ANCC Annual Symposium on Continuing Nursing Education, attendees will be able to identify one area in current nursing professional development practice to improve, enhance, or change practice.
Symposium attendees can earn a maximum of 7.5 CNE contact hours.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANCC Provider Number 0023.

The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP6178.

Photography/Videography

In consideration of my participation in the 2019 ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® and ANA Quality and Innovation Conference I irrevocably grant to ANCC/ANA permission to interview and take photographs/video footage of me. I hereby give ANCC/ANA permission to record, edit, transcribe, duplicate, and distribute, in any and all sound and visual media, including the Internet, my interview, image, and the like. Further, I give to ANCC/ANA and its affiliates, employees, contractors and assigns permission to use any and all such photographs and/or videos in which I have participated, and any reproductions thereof, as well as my name quotations from my verbal interview in whole or in part, in any manner it may deem proper, for any purpose, including without limitation commercial purposes. I understand and agree that I will not receive any compensation for use of my photos and/or videos bearing my image. I have the right to decline being photographed or taped and must immediately notify BOTH the photographer or videographer AND conference staff if I am photographed or taped.

Waiver of Liability

I agree and acknowledge that my participation in the ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® and ANA Quality and Innovation Conference and any related events and activities is voluntary and intentional; I fully accept responsibility for any and all injuries that occur as a result of my participation in the conference events and activities. I release ANCC/ ANA, and its affiliates, officers, agents, employees, volunteers, contractors, and representatives, from any and all liability resulting from my voluntary participation in the 2019 ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® and ANA Quality and Innovation Conference, whether directly or indirectly caused by ANCC/ANA. I further agree that I will indemnify ANCC/ANA from any and all liability resulting from my voluntary participation in the 2019 ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® and ANA Quality and Innovation Conference.

Registration Technical Support

For help starting or updating registrations, registration changes, payment questions, or anything related to the online registration process, please contact:

Email: ana@confex.com
Phone: 1.401.334.0220

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET

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