26th Annual Conference Schedule

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Wednesday, April 20
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Certification Preparation Review Course: Day 1 (Pre-registration required)
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
   
   
Thursday, April 21
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Certification Preparation Review Course: Day 2 (Pre-registration required)
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop 1 - Writing for Publications
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop 2 - Evidence-based Practice: The True North for Guiding Nurses Towards Optimal Nursing Care
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Opening Session: Leadership Consciousness
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
Friday, April 22
6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Friday Keynote: Fire Up Your Life! A Journey to Transformation: Sponsored by Childrens Mercy - Kansas City
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Poster Viewing
10:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Poster Session with Authors: Even Numbered Posters
12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch with Exhibitors
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Friday Plenary Session: Symphony of Life: Possibilities in Pediatric Medical Music Therapy
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
6:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital Tour (Pre-registration required)
Saturday, April 23
6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m Continental Breakfast
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Poster Viewing
8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Saturday Plenary Session: What Keeps Pediatric Nurses Up at Night? Report of a National Survey
9:15 a.m. - 9:35 a.m. SPN Society Updates
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
10:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Poster Session with Authors: Odd Numbered Posters
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Awards Luncheon: Sponsored by PNCB (Pre-registration required)
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
6:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Hospital Tour (Pre-registration required)
 
 
Sunday, April 24
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Registration Open
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Networking Break
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Sunday Closing Session: The Other End of the Stethoscope