2025 Annual Conference

NACNS Innovate 2025 Annual Conference

March 10-13, 2025

Join hundreds of colleagues at the only national conference dedicated to the Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Please contact meetings@nacns.org with any questions.


Call for Professional Abstracts and Posters now Open!

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Deadline for Abstract Submission: Tuesday, August 27, 2024

Reservations & Travel

110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 02116
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The discounted room rate is available through February 14, 2025, or when rooms sell out. If you are booking over the phone, please state that you are attending the NACNS Annual Conference to receive the group rate.
• Check-in: 4:00 pm
• Check-out: 12:00 pm

Please note that wireless internet and parking are not included in the guest room rate.
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• Valet Parking: $69.00 per car, per night

NACNS 2025 Annual Conference | Call for Abstracts & Pharmacology

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Deadline for Abstract Submission: Tuesday, August 27, 2024

The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists’ (NACNS) 2025 Annual Conference will take place at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, March 10-13, 2025.

By submitting an abstract, you agree that, if selected, you will register, attend, and present your session in person at the conference, provide an MP4 video recording of your presentation, as well as permission to use the recording of your session for online use post-conference.

Potential presenters must be available to present in-person on any day of the conference. No scheduling preferences are accepted or guaranteed by NACNS.

Those interested in submitting an abstract for consideration will be asked to select a topic that addresses the conference’s theme, Innovate.

Topics of interest include:

  • Direct care Sphere of Impact
    • Advanced physical assessment
    • Diagnostics interpretation
    • Clinical documentation (writing a note, ROS vs PE, HPI vs PMH)
    • Pharmacotherapeutics for a range of acute or chronic diseases and conditions
    • Disseminating patient care outcomes related to CNS intervention
    • Coding & billing
    • Innovative use of technology and simulation in the clinical space
    • Informing and supporting the new CNS prescriber
    • Dissemination of evidence-based practice
  • Nursing Practice Sphere of Impact
    • Innovations that entice professional nurses to enroll in CNS programs
    • Innovations in the student experience
    • Strategies supporting transition to practice
    • Innovative use of technology and simulation in upskilling the interprofessional team
    • Strategies that support specialty population health-specific outcomes
    • Advancing nursing practice
    • Dissemination of evidence-based practice
  • Organizational/Systems Sphere of Impact
    • Strategies to increase public awareness of CNS practice
    • Strategic communication to increase executive interest in employing CNSs
    • Pursuing full practice authority within organizations through credentialing and privileging
    • Non-traditional CNS Roles
    • Disseminating specialty population health-specific outcomes
    • Dissemination of evidence-based practice

Across all spheres of impact abstracts that showcase the following will be given preference:

  • Financial impact of CNS practice

Presentation options:

  • Podium (30 minutes)
  • Symposium (90 minutes)
  • Clinical Management (60 minutes)
  • Pharmacology (60 minutes)
  • Workshop (120 minutes)
  • Poster Presentation

Deadline for Abstract Submission: Tuesday, August 27, 2024

Please reach out to the NACNS meetings team with any questions: meetings@nacns.org

Submit an Abstract Here