Certification is a milestone of personal excellence on your professional journey. The National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) is the place to learn all about certification, take prep courses, network with other certified nurses and celebrate your certification.
Certification Prep Courses – Preconferences
Sunday, May 21
NTI provides a great opportunity to take a comprehensive prep course. This year, certification prep courses are offered as one-day preconferences. Preconference attendees receive 6.0 continuing nursing education contact hours (CEs), plus free access to AACN’s On-Demand review course.
- PCCN/PCCN-K (On-Demand review course offers 13.0 CEs)
- CCRN/CCRN-E/CCRN-K Adult (On-Demand review course offers 19.2 CEs)
- CNML (On-Demand review course is not available at this time)
Certification Celebration Reception and Dinner
Tuesday, May 23, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. — Cash bar opens 5:30 p.m
Celebrate your achievement at our annual dinner exclusively for certified nurses who hold credentials from AACN Certification Corporation and its partners (CCRN, CCRN-E, CCRN-K, PCCN, PCCN-K, CNML, CMC, CSC, CCNS, ACCNS-AG, ACCNS-N, ACCNS-P, ACNPC, ACNPC-AG or ACNP-BC and those who hold Alumnus, Retired or Inactive status).
The Certification Oasis provides current certificants and those interested in certification a comfortable place between sessions to enjoy conversation with colleagues. All are welcome to stop in and speak with AACN Certification Corporation representatives about our certification and renewal programs and participate in presentations offered in the Oasis.
Pulling Back the Curtain: Exposing the Myths of Certification Exam Development
Monday, May 22, 2-3 p.m. in the Certification Oasis
CERPs for Renewal: ABC as Easy as 123
Tuesday, May 23, 11:30-12 p.m. and 4-4:30 p.m. in the Certification Oasis
Choosing a Graduate Program: NP and CNS
Wednesday, May 24, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 2:45-3:45 p.m. in room 332 A
Certification: What Is Holding You Back?
Wednesday, May 24, 10-10:30 a.m.; 11-11:30 a.m.; and 4-4:30 in the Certification Oasis