NTI Chapter Information

Chapter Leadership Development Workshop

Sunday, May 17, 2015, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel – Grand Hall A & B

The annual Chapter Leadership Development Workshop (LDW) focuses on critical skills that seasoned and novice chapter leaders need to successfully manage and lead a chapter in fulfilling AACN’s mission.

The Chapter Advisory Team is planning a super-fantastic workshop for chapters, and those details are nearly complete. Mark your calendars to attend, and be sure to check back for more information.

The LDW is open to all chapter members, officers, leaders and potential future leaders; there is no limit to the number of chapter members who may attend for $85 each (session PC125). Each AACN chapter that attends LDW will receive a one-time $435 grant to help defray the cost, and we highly recommend that each chapter’s president-elect attend. 

NTI 2014 Host Chapters

Sunday, May 17 – Thursday, May 21, 2015
San Diego Convention Center – Resource Center

The San Diego Area Chapter welcomes you to the Annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI). Our boards of directors and members are sure that you will enjoy your stay in San Diego.

We hope you will take some time to explore the city. After spending a day full of educational sessions, there's so much to experience at night. Learn more about our great city.

Be sure to stop by the Host Chapter Booth to say hello and pick up your NTI ribbons. If this is your first time to NTI, you’ll want to begin participating in the popular tradition of collecting ribbons that recognize and display your accomplishments — such as chapter member or officer, certifications, years of AACN membership, voting member, plus many others.

We will also be available to answer any questions you may have about our beautiful city. There is so much to enjoy at this year’s meeting. If there is anything we can do to help, please ask. Above all, enjoy your stay!  

AACN Local Engagement for Educational & Networking Opportunities

Monday, May 18 – Thursday, May 21, 2015

We encourage all members to attend these sessions on AACN local engagement for educational and networking opportunities:

Day/Date Time Session Title Facilitator(s)
Mon.,
May 18
8:00-9:15 a.m. How Ambassadors & Chapters Can Promote Beacon (Panel Discussion)

Michelle Forcier, Beacon Program Manager

Karen Certalic, Chapter Specialist

Panelists

Mon.,
May 18
12:30-1:45 p.m. Networking Time for Ambassadors, Chapters, and Networks (non-CE session) Karen Certalic, Chapter Specialist
Mon.,
May 18
2:15-3:30 p.m. Chapter Best Practice Roundtable Divina Sirokie, BSN, RN, CCRN

Stephen McKeeman, RN, BSN, MBA, CCRN, CNML, NE-BC
Tues., May 19 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

AACN Annual Meeting
All members are welcome!

AACN Leadership
Tues., May 19 1:15-2:30 p.m. Focusing the Chapter Fire to Incentivize Membership Across the Generations Tara Sacco, RN, MS, CCRN, ACNS-BC, ACCNS-AG
Tues., May 19 2:45-3:45 p.m. (non-clinical time) Networking Time for Ambassadors, Chapters, and Networks (non-CE session) Karen Certalic, Chapter Specialist
Tues., May 19 4:15-5:30 p.m. Focus Your Flame and Become an AACN Volunteer Pam Bolton, RN, MS, ACNPC, CCNS, CCRN, PCCN

Sheryl Leary, PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN, PCCN
Wed., May 20 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (non-clinical time) Networking Time for Ambassadors, Chapters, and Networks (non-CE session) Michelle Forcier, Beacon Program Manager

Melinda Messenger-Stout, Volunteer Program Specialist
Wed., May 20 1:15-2:30 p.m. Ambassador Best Practice Roundtable Melinda Messenger-Stout, Volunteer Program Specialist
Thurs., May 21 8:00-9:00 a.m. Networking Time for Ambassadors, Chapters, and Networks (non-CE session) Michelle Forcier, Beacon Program Manager

Melinda Messenger-Stout, Volunteer Program Specialist

Karen Certalic, Chapter Specialist

 

NTI Chapter Rebate

AACN is offering a $75 rebate to each AACN chapter member who registers to attend NTI in San Diego, May 17–May 21, 2015. Things you should know about the NTI chapter rebate:

  • The $75 rebate on the NTI registration fee is available to any chapter member.
  • To apply for the rebate, complete the rebate form and attach proof of your chapter membership.
  • Submit your rebate application any time after you receive confirmation that your NTI registration has been processed.
    • You do not need to wait until after NTI.
    • In fact, by submitting early it is possible that you will receive your rebate before NTI.
  • You will receive your rebate in the same form in which you paid for the conference:
    • If you paid by credit card, the rebate will be credited to your card.
    • If you paid by check, you will receive a rebate check.
    • If your employer paid your registration with a company check, the rebate check will be sent to your employer.
  • Your rebate will be processed as soon as possible.
    • Due to the high volume of NTI registrations that typically arrive during this time, it may take up to 12 weeks to receive your rebate.
  • All rebates must be postmarked by June 15, 2015.
    • This allows AACN to process all rebates in a timely manner so it can close out the fiscal year on June 30.

 

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