ABNS – American Board of Nursing Specialties

ABNS Fall 2019 Conference

DoubleTree Hotel at O'Hare  ~  October 3 - 5, 2019  ~  Chicago, Illinois

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Registration

Download the registration form, or signup online.

  • Regular or Affiliate Member (first or second attendee): $450
  • Regular or Affiliate Member (additional attendee(s) after 2): $400
  • Auditor (individuals whose organizations are not ABNS members): $600

Sponsorship Opportunities - download the registration form, or signup online.
For additional information or for sponsorship opportunities not listed below, contact Robert Ranieri, ABNS Account Manager at 205-795-7127 or email abns@nursingcertification.org

  • Welcome Reception: $4,200
  • Saturday AM Break: $2,000

Registration and Method of Payment
Payment must be made by check, click here to download the registration form, or signup online.. Make check payable to ABNS, 3416 Primm Lane, Birmingham, AL 35216.

Cancellation Policy
Refunds due to cancellation will be processed as follows:
  • Through September 12: 90% of registration fees.
  • Beginning September 13: No refund due to cancellation.

Venue

Doubletree Hotel O'Hare

Guest Reservations and Room Rates
Book your room online, or contact the hotel at 847-292-9100 and mention the ABNS Fall Conference to receive the following group rates:

  • $145 per night Single/Double

Rates do not include applicable state and local taxes, currently 14%. The group rate is available until 5pm central time on Friday, September 13, 2019 or when rooms sell out. All reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card.

Shuttle
Enjoy complimentary shuttle service to the airport 24-hours a day. Contact the Doubletree hotel for more information.

Parking
Self parking: $29.00 (in/out privileges)
Valet: $35.00 (Visitor Valet $25)

Pets
Service animals allowed: Yes
Pets allowed: Yes
Deposit: $25.00 (Non-Refundable)
Maximum Weight: 50 lbs
Other Pet Services: $100 deposit/ $75 refundable at check out

Airport
Chicago O'Hare Airport

Schedule

(subject to change)

Event Sponsor:

Time Thursday, October 3 Room
9am - 5pm Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification, Inc. Meeting (for elected Board members)  
Time Friday, October 4 Room
7:45am - 9am

FULL BREAKFAST

Sponsored by:

 
8am - 10am
CE/CAE: 2.00
Session 1. Credentialing Software Management
  • John Preston, DSNc, CRNA, FNAP, APN, Chief Credentialing Officer, NBCRNA
  • Brigid Flood, Director of Strategy & Operations, Board of Certifications for Emergency Nursing (BCEN)
 
10am - 10:30am

BREAK

Sponsored by:

 
10:30am - 11:15am
CE/CAE: 0.75
Session 2. ABNS Assembly Meeting
  • Janie Schumaker, MBA, RN, CEN, CENP, CPHQ, FABC
    President, ABNS
  • Terri Hinkley, EdD, MBA, BSN, RN
    President Elect, ABNS
 
11:15am - 12noon
CE/CAE: 0.75
Session 3. Accreditation Overview by ABSNC  
12noon - 1:30pm LUNCH

Sponsored by:

 
1:30pm - 3pm
CE/CAE: 1.50
Session 4. Perceived Value of Certification
  • James Henderson, PhD, Senior Vice President, Psychometrics; Scantron
 
3pm - 3:30pm

BREAK

Sponsored by:

 
3:30pm - 5pm
CE/CAE: 1.50
Session 5. Organizational Sharing
  • Al Rundio, Jr, PhD, DNP, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, CARN-AP, FNAP, FIAAN, FAAN
    Chief Nursing Consultant, ABNS
 
5pm

RECESS

 
5:30pm - 6:30pm

WELCOME RECEPTION

 
Time Saturday, October 5 Room
7:30am - 8:30am

FULL BREAKFAST

Sponsored by:

 
8:30am

RECONVENE

 
8:30am - 10am
CE/CAE: 1.50
Session 6. Remote Proctoring
  • Isabelle Gonthier & Michelle Porter
 
10am - 10:30am

BREAK

 
10:30am - 12noon
CE/CAE: 1.50
Session 7. Organizational Sharing and Remote Proctoring Panel
  • Isabelle Gonthier & Michelle Porter
  • Rory McCorkle, Senior Vice President of Certification; PSI Online
  • Bob Blackwood, Business Development Manager; Pearson VUE
 
12noon

ADJOURN

 

Please Note

Regarding Verification of Credentials
ABNS and ABSNC do not verify certification credentials of individual certified nurses. To verify a credential, contact the certifying agency that granted the credential. ABNS and ABSNC do not administer certification programs.

This website contains information specific to specialty nursing certification and is not intended or designed to give medical or nursing advice.

Contact Us

ABNS
3416 Primm Lane
Birmingham, AL 35216 USA
Phone:
205-795-7127
Fax: 205-823-2760
Email

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