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1800 M Street, North West

Suite 740S
Washington
District of Columbia  20036
Tel : 202-261-2400

2016 Awhonn Convention

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We believe that the five days of the AWHONN Convention will be the most cost-effective and rewarding professional development experience you have in 2016. You will experience a full year of benefits in the form of new and greater knowledge that you can apply directly to patient care

VENUE LOCATION

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine Texas,

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Linda Burnes Bolton

Dr. Linda Burnes Bolton is Vice President for Nursing, Chief Nursing Officer, and Director of Nursing Research at Cedars-Sinai. Her research, teaching and clinical expertise includes: nursing and patient care outcomes, improving organization performance, quality care, and cultural diversity within the health professions. She is co-investigator of the regional Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes research team. Dr. Burnes Bolton is a past president of the American Academy of Nursing and the National Black Nurses Association. She has provided leadership for several state and national programs including service as chair of the National Advisory committee of Transforming Care at the Bedside, Veteran Affairs Commission on Nursing and vice chair of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing at the Institute of Medicine. She is a trustee at Case Western Reserve University and a board member of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She was named one of the top 25 women in health care in 2011 by Modern Healthcare magazine. Dr. Burnes Bolton serves on the American Organization of Nurse Executive Board of Directors and will assume the role of President-Elect in 2014. Dr. Burnes Bolton earned her bachelor’s of Science degree in Nursing from Arizona State University (ASU). She completed her master’s of Science degree in Nursing, Master in Public Health, and Doctorate in Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

AGENDA

Jun 11   

Leadership Summit 8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.(Ticket Required)

Pre-Convention Workshops 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.(Ticket Required)

Pre-Convention Workshops 1 – 5 p.m. (Ticket Required)

Jun 12   

Pre-Convention Workshops 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.(Ticket Required)

New Member & First Time Attendee Session noon – 1 p.m.

Opening Ceremony President’s Address, Awards and General Session 1 – 3 p.m.

Nursing Excellence Sessions 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.

Expo Hall – Opening Reception 5 – 8 p.m.

Poster Room Opening – Meet the Poster Presenters 7 – 9 p.m.

Jun 13   

General Session 8:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Specialty Sessions/Papers (A) 10:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Expo Hall Open 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Snack in the Expo Hall 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Specialty Sessions (B) 1:45 – 2:45 p.m.

Specialty Sessions (C) (Repeat of B Sessions) 3 – 4 p.m.

Symposia 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.

FHM Instructors’ Reception 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.

Research Connections Reception 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.

Dinner on Your Own 6:45 – 8 p.m.

AWHONN President’s Party 8 – 10:30 p.m.

Jun 14   

General Session 8 – 9:15 a.m.

Expo Hall Open 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Specialty Sessions (D) 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Specialty Sessions (E) (Repeat of D Sessions) 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Snack in the Expo Hall 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Meet the Poster Presenters 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.

Expo Hall Prize Drawing 1:30 p.m.

Specialty Sessions (F) 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Specialty Sessions (G) 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Movie Screening 4:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Jun 15   

Specialty Sessions/Papers (H) 8:15 – 9:45 a.m.

Specialty Sessions/Papers (I) 10 – 11 a.m.

Closing General Session 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

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