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ExpoEd is AACN's widely respected program of continuing education sessions open to companies and organizations exhibiting at the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition® (NTI).
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) completes education needs assessments to sessions that support NTI learning objectives. ExpoEd sessions are brief educational presentations on topics relevant to critical care nursing practice or patient care issues presented to attendees in the exhibitors' booths.
Due to the current environment and regulations regarding educational activities in proximity to exhibitors, we have instituted specific protocols to assure that AACN can continue to offer this activity to our participants. We appreciate your adherence to these guidelines.
Our credentialing division — AACN Certification Corporation — recognizes CERPs as encompassing a wide spectrum of continuing education activities performed by nurses in high acuity and critical care and fulfill educational requirements for certification. ExpoEd Sessions will be awarded 0.5 CERPs.
CERP is not the equivalent of a continuing nursing education (CNE) or continuing medical education (CME) contact hour. CERP is solely an AACN designation for nurses to fulfill education requirements to maintain AACN certifications.
By awarding CERPs, instead of traditional CNE credit, Exhibitors can offer a wider range of sessions that do not qualify for CNE.
State boards of nursing and other certification organizations may also recognize CERPs as meeting continuing education requirements.
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To apply for ExpoEd, please complete the ExpoEd Application. Your session and speaker information will be needed to complete the form.
Incomplete applications will be returned. Applications without payment will not be processed.
If you present ExpoEd sessions in your exhibitor booth, the first title is $650; all subsequent titles are $450 each.
NTI exhibitors can offer education on the exhibit floor through ExpoEd sessions that apply concepts and principles about patient care and clinical practice. Sessions use a variety of formats (e.g., live and multimedia presentations, computer-assisted self-learning and hands-on demonstrations) and must adhere to the high standards of AACN's educational plan.
Sessions may be specific to certain equipment, products and services. However, videotaping of ExpoEd sessions is not allowed.
Tuesday, May 21, 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22, 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 23, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21, 11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 22, 11:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 23, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Exhibit times are subject to change.
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