Schedule of Events*

Download the 2017 Preliminary Program to view the full schedule and session titles.


Wednesday, April 5

  8:00 am - 4:00 pm CPN Certification Preparation Review Course

Thursday, April 6

8:00 am - 4:00 pm CPN Certification Preparation Review Course (continued)
  8:00 - 12:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshops
  12:30 - 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Workshops
  5:00 - 6:30 pm Opening Session
Secrets from the Best Healthcare Teams Around the World
   6:30 - 8:30 pm  Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall


Friday, April 7

  8:00 - 9:30 am Keynote Session
A Dose of Healthcare Humor
  9:45 - 10:45 am Concurrent Session I
  11:00 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Session II
12:00 - 2:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open
1:30 - 2:30 pm Plenary Session
Be Their Voice: Advocating for Child & Teen Health in America
2:30 - 3:30 pm Posters with Authors: Session A
3:45 - 4:45 pm Concurrent Session III


Saturday, April 8

7:15 - 8:00 am Explore SPN Leadership Opportunities
  8:00 - 9:00 am Concurrent Session IV
  9:15 - 10:30 am Plenary Session
Bullying Is Not Just for Kids: The Impact on the Work Environment and Safety
  10:45 - 11:45 am Concurrent Session V
12:00 - 1:15 pm Awards Luncheon 
Sponsored by PNCB 
1:30 - 2:30 pm Plenary Session
Transitioning Pediatric Patients into Adult Care: The Pediatric Nurse’s Role
2:30 - 3:30 pm Posters with Authors: Session B
3:45 - 4:45 pm Concurrent Session VI
5:00 - 6:00 pm SPN Committee Meetings


Sunday, April 9

8:00 - 9:00 am Concurrent Session VII 
9:15 - 10:15 am Concurrent Session VIII
10:30 - 11:45 am

Closing Session
Reframing Your Life and Leadership: What’s Good About Bad Experiences 

*As of November 1, 2016. Subject to change.