5 Nurse Management Conferences in 2018

Conferences for Nurse Managers

  • Nurse Management Congress
  • World Nursing Leadership & Management Conference
  • ANA Quality and Innovation Conference
  • 4th World Congress on Nursing
  • International Conference and Exhibition on Nursing

Nurse management is a field that’s evolving year after year and that’s why nurse management conferences are so popular. As the experienced leaders who manage nurses who are caring for patients, managers in the nursing field play a very important role. Managers undoubtedly are expected to wear many hats in their position. From recruiting new personnel and supervising the existing nursing staff, to managing finances and collaborating with doctors, this managerial job is multi-faceted.

With any multi-faceted position comes the need for adaptability. One way that you can adapt professionally is to attend conferences that are developed just for yourself and your colleagues in the field. At local, regional, national, and international conferences managers can develop themselves professionally while they network. Here are 5 conferences you’ll surely acquire knowledge at in 2018:

Nurse Management Congress

Nurse Management Congress 2018 will be held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida from September 24 through September 28. Right in the middle of Disney World, nursing leaders from all across the nation will meet to attend the Conference for Excellence in Nursing Leadership. Attendees can attend educational sessions for continuing education and stop by exhibits.

World Nursing Leadership & Management Conference

The 6th annual World Nursing Leadership & Management Conference will be held in Alabama between November 7 and November 8, 2018. The theme of the conference in 2018 is Exploring Innovations and Latest Advancements in Nursing Leadership and Management. During this gathering, medical professionals in managerial and leadership roles will have the opportunity to meet with expert public health speakers to discuss advances in security and best practices in the field.

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ANA Quality and Innovation Conference

The American Nursing Association is a trusted professional organization that’s dedicated to helping professionals in all areas of nursing succeed and develop. One conference that the ANA plans every year is the Quality and Innovation Conference. The 2018 Quality and Innovation Conference is being held in Orlando, Florida between March 21st through the 23rd.

Attendees will hear about the most pressing issues in nursing management and how to garner powerful and effective solutions. The whole theme of the 2018 conference is being an innovator. Each year, more than 1000 nurse managers attend and 30 percent of the attendees are chief officers and directors.

International Conference and Exhibition on Nursing

If you’re looking to attend a nurse leadership conference that is more focused on global goals and unity, consider attending the 2018 International Conference and Exhibition on Nursing hosted at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 29th through the 31st. Here, you’ll get a lot of information on global health challenges for nursing leaders and how to overcome the challenges as an innovator.

There are plenty of different conferences and other events centered around professional development in nursing. It’s best to focus your time and efforts on attending the conferences that have themes that pertain to leadership, innovation, and quality.

Look for conferences that offer unique perspectives from leaders and directors in different specialty areas. Be sure to look at the dates and locations of conferences that are coming up in 2018 and then you can register for nurse management conferences that will give you the best platform on which to network.