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2020 Doctoral Education Conference

Explore Innovative Strategies and Opportunities in Doctoral Nursing Education!

Deans, directors, and faculty who teach in doctoral programs, as well as those with a primary responsibility for advancing a research agenda, convene annually at AACN’s Doctoral Education Conference. National trends in doctoral education, strategies to increase enrollment, and methods to maintain quality in doctoral education are hallmarks of this gathering. With content addressing both the practice and the research doctorate, and the willingness to debate the controversial issues that surround doctoral education, this conference provides ample opportunity for the development of teaching, research, and administrative roles.

Take advantage of a variety of opportunities to meet face-to-face with friends and colleagues, learn from and interact with renowned experts, and take away successful strategies to help you succeed and excel in your role as an academic nursing leader.

Pre-Conference Opportunities

Faculty Practice Pre-Conference (PLN)
January 29, 2020
Individuals involved in promoting, administering, and engaging in faculty practice should attend this preconference, which is coordinated by AACN’s Practice Leadership Network. Emphasis is being placed on the need for practice savvy educators who can translate current healthcare environment scenarios to the classroom at every level.

PhD Pre-Conference
January 29, 2020
Individuals involved in promoting, administering, and engaging in faculty practice should attend this preconference, which is coordinated by AACN’s Practice Leadership Network. Emphasis is being placed on the need for practice savvy educators who can translate current healthcare environment scenarios to the classroom at every level.

Research Leadership Network (RLN) Program
January 30, 2020
The Research Leadership Network (RLN) invites nursing faculty who have leadership roles facilitating research within their nursing programs. The RLN is an AACN Leadership Network that fosters professional growth and development, information sharing, communication, and discussion of key issues. Networking within this group is facilitated through programs, meetings, and electronic communications.

Hotel Information

Naples Grande Beach Resort
475 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL
Phone: 239-227-2182

  • The room rate is $284 single/double.
  • The cutoff date for reservations at the group rate is January 5, 2020
  • Phone Reservations: call 844-210-5931 and request the group rate for AACN.
  • Online Reservation: Book Here

Hilton Naples
5111 Tamiami Trail North
Naples, FL 34103
Phone: 239-430-4900

  • The room rate is $278 single/double.
  • The cutoff date for reservations at the group rate is January 5, 2020
  • Phone Reservations: call 800-445-8667 and request the group rate for AACN.
  • Online Reservations: Book Here

The room block may fill before the deadline, so please make your reservation early. If/when the room block fills, AACN will post a list of alternative hotel on its website.

Transportation

Southwest Florida International (RSW) is approximately a 35-minute drive to/from the hotel. Uber fare is approximately $38.00 each way. For additional ground transportation information, please visit www.flylcpa.com/othertrans/.

For directions to the Naples Grande Beach Hotel, visit: www.naplesgrande.com/directions.

Hotel self-parking is available at $18.00 per night; valet parking is available at $28.00 per night.

Above rates are subject to change.

Continuing Education Credit

Participants are eligible to earn continuing nursing education (CNE) hours, which will be awarded to those who attest to attendance at entire sessions and complete the electronic evaluation process after the event.

 

 

 

 

Dietary and Special Needs

If you have any dietary restrictions (e.g., vegetarian, kosher, or gluten-free) or special needs, please email us prior to the event at conferences@aacnnursing.org.

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Contact Information

AACN Conference Team
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-463-6930
Email: conferences@aacnnursing.org
www.aacnnursing.org