General Information

Ron Culberson

Earn continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours from the live virtual conference for your professional development, certification/recertification, and relicensure. Earn 3.25 contact hours on Thursday, April 8, 2021; 4.25 contact hours on Tuesday, April 13, 2021; and 5.25 contact hours on Thursday, April 15, 2021. An additional 2.0 contact hours may be earned for poster viewing sessions.

Main conference registrants will receive additional contact hours for pre-recorded sessions posted in the AAACN Online Library. After the conference evaluation period closes, main conference registrants also will have access to an additional 5 bonus contact hours in the AAACN Online Library.

We've created packages to allow more flexibility with your schedules and contact hour needs. Evaluate sessions online, either onsite or at home, to earn your contact hours. You will have approximately 2 years following the virtual conference to complete evaluations. Access and print your CNE certificates in the AAACN Online Library any time.

This conference is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP5366.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement of any product, advertising, or educational content by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., AAACN, or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

On-Demand Conference Sessions

On-demand conference sessions will be available for additional contact hour credit via the AAACN Online Library. These sessions are automatically included with full main conference registration and feature pre-recorded conference content to enhance conference offerings.

Poster Presentations

Access posters and selected recordings on-demand directly from our presenters to earn additional contact hours.

Payment Policy

Registrations will be processed only when accompanied by full payment. If a check is returned by the bank or a credit card denied, full payment must be received by cashier’s check or money order with an additional $30 processing fee.

If payment is not received by the AAACN National Office prior to the conference, you must pay the full amount online. If you do not receive registration confirmation 1 week prior to the conference, contact the AAACN National Office at 800.262.6877 or

If you have requested payment through your facility/employer, check with the facility/employer to be sure they have processed the payment. You will be responsible for the registration fee if your facility did not pay in advance. Purchase orders (including government purchase orders) are not an acceptable form of payment. All fees are in U.S. dollars.

Cancellations and Substitutions

Cancellations must be received in writing by March 24, 2021: Email For cancellations received by March 24, 2021, we will refund your registration fee, less a $50 administration fee. No refunds will be made after this date. Membership is non-refundable/non-transferable.

Refunds will be returned to the party who originally issued payment. If you are unable to attend, a substitution may be made. If your substitute is not a AAACN member, additional fees may apply.

In the event AAACN should find it necessary to cancel or postpone this conference for any reason including, but not limited to, registration responses, strikes, or acts of God, AAACN will not be liable for registrants’ expenses. In whatever method the cancellation/postponement is ultimately resolved, AAACN will act responsibly to protect members’ and registrants’ investment in the conference and association.

Can’t Attend the Virtual Conference?

We’ll miss you, but you won’t have to miss the education! Virtual and pre-recorded sessions outlined in this brochure will be available for purchase in the AAACN Online Library approximately 6 weeks after the conference. Individual sessions and full conference package will be available.

AAACN 2021 Conference Committees

Program Planning

Sadiat Toyin Lawal, MSN, RN, CCCTM, Chair
Jacqui Ioli, PhD, CRNP, APN, PPCNP Co-Chair
Michele Sibley, MSN, RN-BC
Gregory Kopp, MN, MHA, RN, CENP
Kerri Black, BSN, RN-BC, CCCTM
Penny Morgan Overgaard, PhD, RN, CPN
Rachelle White, RN, MSN, CCCTM
Deena Gilland, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Board Liaison
Michele A. Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, Education Director

Abstract Review

Sibil Blee, MSN, RN
Susan Clelland, MSN, RN
Connie Cullera-De Guzman, MSN, RN
Michelle Fernamberg, MHA, BSN, RN, CNML
June Gregg, MSN, RN, OCN
Mary-Ellen Gregory, RN
Tanya Haas, DNP, MSN, RN
Rachel Hamer, MSN, RN
April Howell, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Brenda Luther, PhD, RN
Lindsay Miller, MSN, RN, NE-BC
Desiree Sokoli, DNP(c), RN, FNP-BC, NE-BC
Amy Stacey, MSN, RN-BC, CWCN
Dawn Vonderheide, DNP, RN-BC, NE-BC

Photo Release

AAACN occasionally uses photographs of conference participants in promotional materials (digital and print). By virtue of your attendance, you agree to usage of your image in such media. Additionally, any photos made public and shared through the official AAACN Annual Conference are the property of AAACN and may be used in promotional materials.

Conference Frequently Asked Questions

Questions and concerns have been addressed in this comprehensive FAQs.

View the Conference FAQs