NONPF 43rd Annual Meeting
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Advancing the Nation's Healthcare Transformation:

Uniting and Leading through NP education


Washington, DC

April 19-23, 2017


Thank you to everyone that helped to make the NONPF 43rd Annual Conference a huge success!  We had 749 registered attendees, with more than 25 people registering on-site, making this the largest NONPF Conference to date.


New NONPF Board Members

NONPF is please to announce that the following individuals were elected in the 2017 election. 

Secretary:  Susan Buchholz, Rush University

NONPF Board Member:  Kathy Ellis, Texas Christian University; Rosario Medina, University of Colorado; Courtney Pitts, Vanderbilt University; Julie Stanik-Hutt, University of Iowa

Nominating Committee:  Robin Arends, South Dakota State University; Betty Teixeira, College of New Jersey


Fun Run

Three cheers for these brave runners!  They gathered bright and early on Saturday morning, in the rain, to run around the National Mall.  Thank you to the American Association of Critical Care Nurses for sponsoring the Fun Run/Walk and these fabulous running hats.



Meeting App and Continuing Education

New this year, the conference evaluations and continuing education credits are offered on the NONPF app.  You no longer need to log into two different systems to find what you need! 

The NONPF app, can be found at:

The deadline to evaluate your sessions and obtain your credits has been extended to Friday, June 9, 2017.  If you have not already done so, please follow the directions below to claim your continuing education credits.

  1. Log on to:
  2. Create an account using your email address and a password.
  3.  It  must be the same email address used when registering for the event. If you use an alternate email address you will not have access to content on this site. You may create your own password for the site.
  4.  Navigate to the session you attended and click "Evaluate" at the top of the page and evaluate the session to earn your CE hours.  At the conclusion of the meeting, you will be able to complete the Overall Meeting Evaluation.
  5.  Once the Overall Evaluation is submitted, you will be able to print your continuing education certificate.

         (NOTE:  IF you tried to print your certificate and you saw "0" hours, it means that you did not complete step 4.)

Please note:  if you do not see "Handouts" listed under a particular session, it means that there are no handouts available for this presentation, either the content was uploaded after the deadline for inclusion or it was not released by the presenter.


Conference Syllabus

You can access the conference syllabus from the NONPF meeting app or download a copy here.


Thank you to our Sponsors!


Heart of NONPF



Gold Level



Silver Level

Pediatric Nursing Certification Board

George Washington University, School of Nursing

Medatrax, Inc


Bronze Level

American Association of Critical Care Nurses


Friend of NONPF


Jones & Bartlett

Mary Neiheisel

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