2021 Annual Conference

Presented VIRTUALLY in March 2021

2021 Annual Conference is Going Virtual –
We need your help to plan!

The 2021 Annual Conference is moving from the Big Easy to your Easy Chair! We will not let anything stop the Resurgence of the CNS in 2021, not even COVID! We hope you feel the same way and that we can count on your participation and support at our first-ever NACNS Annual Virtual Conference.

The virtual conference experience has advanced greatly over this past year and NACNS expects to take full advantage of all that a virtual event has to offer and more. Here are some things you can expect:

  • Earn additional CEs
  • Access to networking events to keep our community strong
  • Connect with sponsors and exhibitors on leading edge technology and information
  • Save money and resources

As we plan the 2021 Annual Virtual Conference, we want to hear about your preferences on the delivery of the event. Your feedback is vital for us to help plan the best experience. Please respond to the survey link below to help us better understand your preferences. The survey will close on Wednesday, September 30. Thank you.

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Call for Student Posters


Call for Student Posters

Student Poster Submission Opens: September 25, 2020
Deadline for Student Poster Submission:  October 30, 2020

Please note that this year’s conference is being held virtually. By submitting, you agree to present your poster virtually.

NACNS uses the association’s Research Agenda to determine topics of interest for its 2021 annual conference. Those interested in submitting an abstract for consideration will be asked to select a topic and address the theme of the conference, The Resurgence of the CNS, in their abstracts.

Topics of interest include:

  • CNS improving outcomes
  • CNS as Researcher
  • CNS as Project Manager
  • Role of CNS in COVID-19 pandemic
  • Role of CNS in Diversity and Inclusion
  • Pharmacology
  • Quality initiatives
  • Patient populations
  • Capture value of the CNS
  • Interprofessional collaboration

You will also be asked to indicate if your poster could be presented virtually, if necessary.

Presentation Details:

Poster Presentations are stand-alone visual displays focusing on one of the topics of interest. One presenter is required to be present during the main poster viewing session to respond to Q&A with conference attendees. Posters are used for works-in-progress or for completed works. The author(s) and affiliations must not be included in the abstract text or title

All abstracts should use the following headings:

  • Title
  • Significance & Background
  • Evaluation Methods
  • Outcomes
  • Implications

All abstracts must be submitted online. NACNS’ abstract management system is available here. Further information regarding policies and instructions can also be found online.

Please note: Additional information for each session may be requested in order to submit the sessions for continuing education credit.