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NACNS 2017 Educator’s Forum and CNS Summit

July 17, 2017 - July 18, 2017

Join clinical nurse specialists from around the country at the 4th Annual CNS Educator’s Forum and the 16th Annual CNS Summit in the greater Washington, D.C., area for a meeting that will provide a rich opportunity to discuss and explore questions that affect nursing education, research, and practice. The first day will be a half-day meeting focused on issues for those engaged in CNS education and the second full day will address national policies affecting CNSs.

4th Annual Educator’s Forum

Monday, July 17: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Topics will include:

  • best practices in CNS DNP education,
  • key issues in CNS education,
  • table discussion featuring recent graduates, and
  • the challenges of educating at different levels.

Download the draft agenda.

16th Annual Clinical Nurse Specialist Summit

Tuesday, July 18: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Topics will include:

  • national policy issues affecting CNSs,
  • core competencies,
  • 2016 CNS Census results, and
  • the future of CNS specialties.
  • New! An extra 0.5 CE is available. read the three articles posted on the Registration page before you attend the Summit!

Download the draft agenda.

A room block has been reserved at the Westin Arlington Gateway.  To reserve a room, book online using this dedicated link or call 1-888-627-7076.  If booking over the phone, please mention “NACNS 2017” in order to receive the discounted room rate. The room block closes on June 13, be sure to reserve your room before the deadline.


July 17, 2017
July 18, 2017




Westin Arlington Gateway
801 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22203 United States
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