ALISO VIEJO, Calif. - Nov. 08, 2023 – The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) invites nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for acutely and critically ill patients and their families to its 2024 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) in Denver, May 20-22.
Next year, AACN will celebrate its 50th NTI, which has become the premier conference for critical and progressive care nursing education.
"For five decades, AACN has been at the forefront of providing education on the issues and topics impacting critical and progressive care and nursing practice, with a high-energy experience designed to inspire and connect attendees," said Terry Davis, AACN president. "At NTI 2024, we'll honor our past while reimagining the future."
The NTI experience will offer nearly 50 clinical practice and professional development topics, allowing attendees to hone their skills while learning and networking with leading experts in critical care and colleagues from across the country.
NTI learning opportunities offer the following formats:
- Educational Sessions: More than 200 sessions are offered during the conference and available after the conference through Oct. 31. Sessions are 60, 75 or 150 minutes and offer CE.
- SuperSessions: Large sessions for all participants feature motivational keynote speakers and AACN leaders, geared toward professional success, current and future trends, and/or national and global issues.
- Pharmacology Content: Online classroom sessions include a portion of pharmacotherapeutic content on medication-specific information, safe prescribing practices, safe medication administration and prescribing methodologies.
- Posters: Self-viewing Evidence-Based Solutions and Research, Beacon Award Journey for Excellence, Chapter Best Practices, CSI Academy Innovation digital posters are offered during the conference and available after the conference through Oct. 31
- Sunrise/Sunset Sessions: Sessions are funded by unrestricted grants from corporate supporters. Sessions are 60 minutes long with approximately 75% clinical and 25% product-specific content.
- ExpoEd Education: Exhibitors provide product- and program-specific educational and in-service-style learning. Sessions are 30 minutes.
NTI includes the Critical Care Exposition, the largest and most comprehensive trade show expressly for progressive and critical care nurses. Hundreds of exhibits spread over 200,000 square feet will encompass cutting-edge healthcare equipment, devices, supplies and career opportunities.
Following the in-person conference, AACN will offer NTI Virtual June 10-12, an online experience with SuperSessions and 48 educational sessions presented in Denver, supplemented by live interaction with facilitators and attendees, meaningful networking opportunities and 150 on-demand sessions through Oct. 31.
For NTI 2024, participants can earn more than 35 CE contact hours, which are calculated on a 60-minute hour and determined by the number of learning activities a registered NTI participant completes. Learners must view/read the entire learning activity and complete the associated evaluation, as well as the program evaluation, to be awarded CE contact hours or CERP credit. No partial hours or credit will be awarded.
More than 200 NTI sessions will be available on-demand with CE contact hours through Oct. 31, 2024.
About the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition: Established in 1974, AACN's National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) represents the world's largest educational conference and trade show for nurses who care for acutely and critically ill patients and their families. Bedside nurses, nurse educators, nurse managers, clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners attend NTI.
About the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses: For more than 50 years, the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has been dedicated to acute and critical care nursing excellence. The organization's vision is to create a healthcare system driven by the needs of patients and their families in which acute and critical care nurses make their optimal contribution. AACN is the world's largest specialty nursing organization, with about 130,000 members and over 200 chapters in the United States.
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, 27071 Aliso Creek Road, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656; 949-362-2000; www.aacn.org; facebook.com/aacnface; twitter.com/aacnme