2024 Annual Conference

NACNS LEAD: The Next Generation | 2024 Annual Conference

More details coming soon!

March 10-13, 2024
New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans, Louisiana

NACNS will Lead The Next Generation by

  • Assuring we have more nurses becoming CNSs
  • Supporting our CNS students, PD, faculty & preceptors
  • Assisting all CNSs in securing HCS privileges
  • Making the public aware of the CNS role
  • Directing and prescribing complex patient care across the continuum
  • Building partnerships to improve patient care and nursing outcomes
  • Being politically active to advance the CNS role

Together we will Lead The Next Generation of CNSs to increase access to CNS services.

Interested in sponsoring and/or exhibiting at the NACNS Annual Conference? Please contact Mika Sonis at salesgrowth@virtualinc.com for more information.

Abstract Submissions Closed
Closed Sunday, September 24, 2023

Submit a Student Poster Here
Closes Sunday, October 22, 2023

Call for Student Posters

The NACNS Student Poster Call for the 2024 Annual Conference is still open!


Submit a Student Poster Here
Closes Sunday, October 22, 2023


Deadline for Student Poster Submission: October 22, 2023

The NACNS 2024 Annual Conference takes place at the New Orleans Marriott, March 10-13, 2024.

By submitting a poster abstract, you agree that, if selected, you will register, attend, and present your poster in person at the conference as well as provide a PDF file of your poster for online viewing.

The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) uses the association’s Research Agenda to determine topics of interest for its 2024 Annual Conference. Those interested in submitting an abstract for consideration will be asked to select a topic and address the theme of the conference, LEAD: The Next Generation of CNS, in their abstracts.

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.

Topics of interest include:

  • Pharmacotherapeutics for a range of Acute or Chronic Diseases and Conditions
  • Patient Care Outcomes related to CNS Intervention (Spheres: Patient Direct Care; Nurses and Nursing Practice; Organizations/Systems)
  • Modernizing CNS Role (Credentialing and Privileging; Prescribing Privileges; Coding and Billing; Full Practice Authority)
  • Innovations in CNS Education (Boosting CNS Enrollment; Student Experience; Transition to Practice)
  • Strategies to Increase Public Awareness of CNS Role/Recruitment of Nurses
  • Legislative/Regulatory Actions that Impact CNS Role
  • Non-Traditional CNS Role Options
  • Please reach out to the NACNS meetings team with any questions: meetings@nacns.org

By submitting an abstract, you are agreeing that, if selected, you will register, attend and present your poster in person at the conference.

Click Here to Learn More! Submit a Student Poster Here

Deadline for Student Poster Submission: October 22, 2023

Reservations & Travel

555 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 70130
+1 (855) 821-4288

NACNS has a discounted room block at the host hotel for the 2024 Annual Conference. The discounted rate is $249 per night while availability lasts. Please book by February 15, 2024, to receive the discounted rate!

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NACNS offers a wide range of sponsorship opportunities to show your support to the NACNS Community. Please review the Sponsorship Prospectus below and contact us for more information or to become a sponsor today! Please contact Mika Sonis, Sponsorship Coordinator at salesgrowth@virtualinc.com