General Information

Now accepting abstracts for the 2023 Annual Conference:

Speaker and poster abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 2023 AAACN Annual Conference. Oral abstracts are due August 15, 2022. Poster abstracts are due November 15, 2022. Submit your abstract now!


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


Cancellations and substitutions must be requested in writing via fax (856-218-0557), email (, or written notice to AAACN (PO Box 56, Pitman, NJ 08071-0056). We’ll be happy to refund your registration fee, less a $50 administration fee, if received before April 21, 2022. No refunds will be made after that date. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. AAACN membership dues are nonrefundable. All other monies 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.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD)

Earn up to 15.5 nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) contact hours from the live conference for your professional development, certification/recertification, and relicensure during the conference. Earn 5.5 contact hours on Wednesday, May 18, 2022; 6.5 contact hours on Thursday, May 19, 2022; and 3.5 contact hours on Friday, May 20, 2022. Additional 2.0 contact hours may be earned for poster viewing sessions. Additional 3.0 contact hours may be earned for the pre-conference workshop and 8.0 contact hours earned for the Ambulatory Care Nursing Certification Review Course for a separate fee.

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.

AAACN Online Library, Conference Handouts, & Contact Hours

The AAACN Online Library gives you even more value with your conference registration.

Full conference attendees receive free access to all virtual and pre-recorded conference sessions in the AAACN Online Library. Content will be available approximately 3 weeks after the conference. Be sure to take advantage of this additional learning experience at your convenience.

Session handouts will be available to view and print approximately 2 weeks prior to the conference.

Evaluate sessions online, either onsite or at home, to earn your contact hours. You will have approximately 4 weeks following the virtual conference to complete evaluations.

Access and print your CNE certificates in the AAACN Online Library any time.

Can’t Attend the Conference?

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

Poster Presentations

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

AAACN 2022 Conference Committees

Program Planning

Jacqui Ioli, PhD, CRNP, APN, PPCNP, Chair
Penny Morgan Overgaard, PhD, RN, CPN
Gregory Kopp, MN, MHA, RN, CENP
Kerri Black, BSN, RN-BC, CCCTM
Dawn Vonderheide, DNP, RN, AMB-BC, NE-BC
Leslie Giddens Robinson, MSN, RN
Rachelle White, RN, MSN, CCCTM
Capt. Andrea C. Petrovanie-Green, MSN, RN, AMB-BC, Board Liaison
Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, Education Director

Abstract Review

Julie Alban, DNP, MPH, RN-BC, CCCTM
Sibil Blee, MSN, RN, AMB-BC
Virginia Byrnes, MSN, RNC
Libertie Collins, MSN, RN-BC, CPHQ, CPPS
Tina Costa, BSN, RN, AMB-BC
Mary DiGulio, DNP, APN, FAANP
Joyce Falkenhan, DNP, RN, BC, CNRN
Michelle Fernamberg, MHA, BSN, RN, CNML
Anna Fletcher, MS, BSN, BA, RN, CDCES, CCCTM
Amy Fulwood, MSN, RN, AMB-BC, VHA-CM
Kathleen Gravelle, MS, BSN, RN
Tanya Haas, DNP, MSN, RN
Carmela Hartline, MS, BSN, NEA-BC
Tina Hepner, MSN, RN, CNML
Stacey Hobbick, DNP, MSNEd, RN, AMB-BC, CNE
Melissa Holmes, MSN, RN, AMB-BC
April Howell, MSN, RN, NE BC
Laurel More, MS, RN, NPD-BC, CPN
Theresa Mostasisa, EdD, DSD, MS, BSN, RN, PHN
Sarah Storhoff, MSN, RN-BC