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ANNual Symposium for Nurse Leaders
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ANN invites nurse leaders to attend this special program designed to motivate and inspire you and your team. Gather together with other Nurse Managers and Nurse Directors for this outstanding program. Engage, connect, and re-energize your career!

The two-day Symposium begins on Wednesday, September 13 from 1:00-5:00 PM. Day two is a full day where you choose to attend the morning general sessions of the conference of your choice, and then reconvene in the afternoon with your nurse leader colleagues.

The Symposium offers 9 CNE contact hours. Stay for the main conference and earn up to 28 contact hours. Additional pricing applies. 

REGISTER ONLINE for the symposium by choosing the conference most suited for your area of practice, then select ANNual Symposium for Nurse Leaders during the registration process. Register by July 17th for only $199. If you stay for the main conference, additional pricing applies.

Are you NCC certified? All sessions are NCC eligible and coding is assigned by NCC. 
NIC     Code 4
NNP   Code 5
LRN    Code 5
MNN  Code 4
INP     Code 5

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Symposium Program
Wednesday, September 13

1:00–3:00 PM

Purposeful Change: How to Ignite a Team!
Sherri Lee Simons, MSN, RNC-NIC, CCRN
Imagine a nursing unit where each team member wakes up every single day inspired to go to work, feels they accomplish meaningful work and is recognized and rewarded for their efforts.  Join this high energy session to discover how YOU can actually make that happen.  It really works!

3:00-5:00 PM

The Secret of High Performing Organizations
Sponsored in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Pampers.

Scott Mautz, MBA
The Secret to High-Performing Organizations: Discover what sustains engagement, motivation, and peak performance over the long haul and apply it to your team.  This riveting and award-winning keynote combines inspiration with real insight and applicable tools you can go use tomorrow that will bring the absolute best out of everyone on your team, and that will bring fulfillment levels to new heights.

Thursday, September 14
8:00 AM–12:15 PM
Symposium participants attend morning general sessions of their choice.

Lunch, Exhibits Open, Posters Open

1:30–2:30 PM

Now That You Got Them, How Do You Keep Them?
Matt McPolin, DM, MBA
Hiring the best and brightest staff is only part of today's nursing leadership challenge. Once you make a good hire, how do you keep them engaged and productive? Explore retention and engagement challenges facing nursing leaders today and learn about contemporary strategies and solutions for keeping your top talent motivated and inspired.

2:30-3:30 PM Exhibits Open, Posters Open

3:30–4:30 PM
Changing Times in Nursing
Cathleen Hamel MS, RN, NEA-BC, CNOR
Explore the constant state of change in nursing and how it impacts nursing leadership as well as staff members. Discuss approaches such as shared governance models, flex staffing options, and other approaches that assist in strengthening the work environment. Explore with Ms. Hamel, the concept of resiliency in nursing.



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