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ANA-NY's 6th Annual Meeting and Conference

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Albany Capital Center

55 Eagle Street

Albany, NY 12207

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ANA-NY is pleased to announce that we will be holding our 6th Annual Meeting and Conference at Albany’s State-of-the-art Capital Center on Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th with a preconference addressing the Opioid Crisis on Thursday, October 18th. The theme for this year’s conference is Advocacy in Action. Hotel accommodations are with the Renaissance Albany, the historic DeWitt Clinton hotel connected to the Capital Center site via enclosed walkway. The continuing education program is approved for 15.3 contact hours.

There will also be Healthy Nurses Walk to Benefit Nurses House, Inc. on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:30 AM. Join us to walk to raise funds for RNs in need. Raise $25 or more and receive a free T-Shirt on the morning of the walk.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: Renaissance Albany Hotel, 144 State Street Albany NY 12207

Book your group rate for ANA-NY room block at: https://goo.gl/kVmboq Or call 1-888-236-2427 to make your hotel reservations. Use ANANY code to receive your discounted room rate! Register by September 20, 2018 to get receive your discount.


Thursday 10/18/18

12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Preconference registration

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Opioid Crisis

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Legislative Forum (Legislation Committee)

Friday 10/19/18

7:30 am – 8:00 am Vendor Registration

8:00 am- 9:00 am Continental Breakfast/Exhibits/Committee Open House

9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome

9:15 am - 10:15 am Advocacy (Deb Elliott, RN, BSN, MBA)

10:15 am – 10:35 am Break/Ten Minute Tune-up/Exhibits

10:35 am – 11:35 am Armchair Advocacy (Janet Haebler, MSN, RN)

11:35 am – 12:30 pm Member Dialogue Fora: What adds value to your membership?

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch/Exhibits

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Keynote:The Truth About Nursing (Sandy Summers, RN, MSN, MPH)

2:30 pm -3:40 pm Governing Assembly Session 1

3:40 pm – 4:00 pm Break/Ten Minute Tune-up/Exhibits

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Evidence-based Fall Reduction/Prevention Safety Program (Lauraine Spano-Szekely, DNP, MBA, BSN, RN)

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Awards Reception/Poster Session

Saturday 10/20/18

7:30 am - 8:00 am Nurses’ House Healthy Nurse Walk (Meet in Hotel Lobby)

8:00 am – 8:30 am Exhibits/Registration

8:30 am - 9:30 am Errors Happen! Malpractice Case Studies (David Griffiths, MBA)

9:30 am – 10:30 am Disaster Preparedness (Laura Terriquez-Kasey, DNP, MS, RN, CEN)

10:30 am – 10:50 am Break/Ten Minute Tune-up/Exhibits

10:50 am - 1:00 pm Governing Assembly Session 2

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch/Exhibits

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Advocacy for new grads (Marilyn Dollinger, DNS, FNP, RN)

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Endnote: Love Your Job! Love Your Life! (Joel Weintraub, M.Ed., B.S.)

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm Closing/Drawings


4.5 hours of Exhibit time, 15.3 hours of Continuing Education time including pre-conference

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Albany Capital Center

55 Eagle Street

Albany, NY 12207

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