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AONE 2016 Annual Meeting – Conference Preview

Created Mar 21 2016, 8:00 PM by Lippincott Solutions
  • conference
  • continuing education
  • AONE
  • nurse executives
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Nurse leaders

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

According to an old saying, 'everything is bigger in Texas.'  

This year's AONE (American Organization of Nurse Executives) 2016 Annual Meeting should be no exception, with more than 2000 of the brightest nurse executives and leaders in patient care from top facilities around the U.S. heading to Ft. Worth, TX for the AONE (American Organization of Nurse Executives) 2016 Annual Meeting.

The theme of the 2016 AONE Annual Meeting is ‘Inspiring Leaders,’ and the conference will take place at Ft. Worth Convention Center from March 30th through April 2nd

While enjoying the exciting dual metropolis of the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in numerous CE-accredited educational sessions, thought leader sessions, and roundtable discussions, as well as poster presentations and pre-conference workshops.  The concurrent sessions will offer the opportunity to learn how to overcome existing challenges while preparing you to improve performance and advancing your career to the next level. 

Thursday's Opening Keynote will feature renowned speaker Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, author of the newly released book, Rising Strong, and two other #1 New York Times Bestsellers: Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection.  Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, and has spent the past thirteen years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. She is also the Founder and CEO of The Daring Way and COURAGEworks – an online learning community that offers eCourses, workshops, and interviews for individuals and organizations ready for braver living, loving, and leading.

Other noted speakers scheduled to appear include Anton J. Gunn, MSW, Chief Diversity Officer & Executive Director of Community Health Innovation at the Medical University of South Carolina, Richard Pollack, President and Chief Executive Officer at the American Hospital Association, Vijay Gupta, Founder of Street Symphony, TED Senior Fellow and Mental Health Advocate, Sean Clark, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program, Connell School of Nursing.

In addition to the dynamic sessions, attendees will get to continue conversations during networking events, and experience the bustling AONE exhibit hall and learn about new products, services and technologies that are revolutionizing the landscape of patient care.   

Since 1967, AONE has been the premier professional membership association for nurse leaders.  The association provides leadership, professional development, advocacy and research to advance nursing practice and patient care, promotes nursing leadership excellence and helps to shape public policy for health care nationwide. A subsidiary of the American Hospital Association, AONE's ambition is to shape health care through innovative and expert nursing leadership, and its mission is "Global Nursing Leadership—One Voice Advancing Health."

For more information on registering for the AONE 2016 Annual Meeting, click here.

To learn more about how Lippincott Solutions helps nurse executives improve patient outcomes with our suite of online, evidence-based institutional software, click here.  You can also stop by booth #1005 at the conference, get a free in-person demonstration of our software products, and enter to win a variety of fabulous prizes. 

Are you planning on attending this year’s AONE 2016 Annual Meeting?  If so, what in particular are you hoping to accomplish or learn about?  Leave us a comment below!