Society of Pediatric Nurses 26th Annual Conference

April 21-24, 2016
Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN

The SPN Annual Conference is uniquely designed for pediatric nurses and professionals with an interest in pediatric healthcare who want to stay abreast of the latest advances in the care of children from infancy through adolescence.  The conference provides insight into the latest evidence in pediatric care and its application in the practice setting.  Participates leave with a renewed sense of enthusiasm for practice as a result of networking and sharing the successes of others in pediatric care across the nation.

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Minneapolis Skyline

Some of the great learning opportunities planned for 2016 include:

  • General sessions presented by experts who motivate participants to excel in pediatric nursing practice
  • 62 Concurrent sessions by pediatric nurses describing implementation of the latest evidence
  • 84 Posters depicting the work of pediatric nurses and organizations to ensure quality care
  • Exhibits demonstrating the latest products 
  • Hospital tours to see firsthand how other organizations are incorporating patient and family centered care
  • Networking time to connect with other pediatric nurses from across the nation


Conference Objectives 

  • Advance the pediatric nursing specialty through networking and sharing of best practices.
  • Promote research and evidence-based pediatric nursing practice.
  • Foster the development of pediatric nurses through education to promote quality care in a complex healthcare environment.
Hennepin Avenue Theater District


Visit Minneapolis

A city of natural beauty, artistic distinction and year-round activity, Minneapolis’ unique urban culture is unlike any other in the world.  Enjoy a lively arts and music scene and famous shopping amidst a metropolitan haven.  Soak it in this April at the leading event for pediatric nurses!

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Check out a video of the SPN conference experience created by 2015 keynote speaker Tami Evans: