2018 DNP Education Symposium

The 5th Annual DNP Education Symposium: Beyond the DNP Project

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Time*: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Check-in @ 8:30am) *Starting and End Time Subject to Change slightly
Location: NOAH'S of Greensboro, 4130 Mendenhall Oaks Pkwy, High Point, NC 27265

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Registration Fee:
$150 NCNA Members
$125 NCNA Student Members Enrolled in a Full-Time Nursing Program
$225 Guests/Non-NCNA Members

Go Here for Abstract Submission Form

The NCNA DNP Council is seeking abstracts for mini-podium presentations along with posters from DNP-prepared nurses and DNP students/graduates. The council wants to highlight the leadership and impact of the DNP-prepared nurses across NC in clinical practice, executive leadership, healthcare systems/informatics, education, and research. The theme of the symposium this year will focus on going beyond the DNP student projects and will feature performance improvement initiatives lead by DNP-prepared nurses across NC in clinical, practice, executive leadership, informatics and education. In addition, collaborative research studies lead by PhD- and DNP-prepared nurses will be considered.

Deadline to submit an abstract is Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by 5pm.  All submissions will undergo blind, peer review. Authors of accepted abstracts will be notified by September 7, 2018.  All abstract submissions should be submitted to:


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Room Block Discount: $109  (Room Block Deadline: October 31, 2018)

Our DNP Leader Keynotes​

Opening Keynote: Michelle Marino, DNP, FNP-C, Integrating NP Managed Primary Healthcare Services into Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Closing Keynote: Michelle Schmerge, DNP, ANP-BC, Achieving Full Practice Authority: One Strategy to Promote Team-based Care with the use of a Toolkit