Your Healthcare Professionals Conference Guide

Author: Team FlexCare
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UPDATED FOR 2019!

As a travel nurse or clinician, keeping up with the changes in your practice can be challenging at best. We've compiled a list of events and conferences that seek to enhance any healthcare professional’s skills, knowledge, and career opportunities. So, whether you’re a nurse, speech therapist, respiratory therapist, or other allied clinician, there's likely something for you. 

 

 

NURSING CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

Association of California Nurse Leaders 41st Annual Conference 2019

Pasadena, CA

February 3 – 6, 2019

ACNL's 2019 Annual Conference provides you with the knowledge, tools, and insights to optimize your effectiveness as a nurse leader. 

 

AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo 2019

Nashville, TN

April 6 - 10, 2019 

The Association of Registered Nurses (AORN) presents the AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo 2019 – a revolutionary learning experience featuring a dynamic range of topics, world-renowned speakers, top researchers, and the latest products and services that advance how nurses practice. 

 

ANA Quality and Innovation Conference

Orlando, FL

April 24 - 26, 2019

If you’re a nurse who may not want a conference geared toward a specific specialty, the American Nurses Association (ANA) presents the ANA Quality and Innovation Conference – a fantastic conference where all healthcare professions are encouraged to attend.

 

Association of Nurse Executives (AONE) Annual Meeting

San Diego, CA

April 10 - 13, 2019

AONE 2019 is a way to connect with fellow colleagues while preparing yourself for the future of nursing. 

 

National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition

Orlando, CA

May 19 – 23, 2019

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses presents the National Teaching Institute (NTI) & Critical Care Exposition – a premier conference that offers learning, motivation, inspiration, and celebration for high insight and critical care and intensive care unit nurses.

 

Travelers Conference (TravCon)

Las Vegas, NV

September 8 – 11, 2019

For all traveling healthcare professionals, one of the best conferences in the nation is TravCon – the largest annual event that provides traveling healthcare professionals the opportunity to network with other travelers and industry insiders. TravCon invites all RN’s, NP’s, PA’s, and allied health professionals to join them at this dynamic event.

 

Emergency Nursing 2019

Austin, TX

September 29 – October 2, 2019

The Emergency Nurses Association presents the annual Emergency Nursing 2019 – an event that promotes innovative education and technology, leading research, and network opportunities for emergency nurses.

 

ALLIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

Allied health professionals have numerous conferences and events around the nation. No matter what your specialty, there’s a conference out there for you.

 

Physical Therapy

Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) 2019

Washington, DC

January 23 - 26, 2019

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) presents CSM 2019 – the largest conference on physical therapy in the country with innovative and dedicated professionals, plus with programming designed by all 18 of APTA’s specialty sections.

 

Pharmacy

American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Annual Meeting

Nashville, TN

March 22 - 25, 2019

The APhA Annual Meeting is provides the latest in clinical and technological advances shaping the future of pharmacy. 

 

Occupational Therapy

2019 AOTA Annual Conference and Expo

New Orleans, LA

April 4 – 7, 2019

The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA) presents the 2019 AOTA Annual Conference and Expo – the largest gathering of occupational therapy practitioners and students. Be inspired by keynote speeches, educational presentation sessions, and discussions and networking opportunities.

 

Surgical Technologists

AST 50th Annual Surgical Technology Conference

National Harbor, MD

May 30 – June 1, 2019

In 2019, AST celebrates its Annual Conference in National Harbor, MD, where attendees will participate in premier educational settings led by nationally distinguished surgeons.

 

Radiologic Therapy

World Congress on Cancer Biology and Radiology

TBD

Conferenceseries LLC presents the World Congress on Cancer Biology and Radiology – a trending event which brings together efficient international academic scientists, young researchers, and students making the congress a perfect platform to share experience, gain, and evaluate emerging technologies in cancer treatment and radiology across the globe.

 

Speech Therapy

ASHA Convention

Orlando, FL

November 21 – 23, 2019

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) presents ASHA Convention 2019 – a premier annual professional education event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. This event provides unparalleled opportunities to hear the latest research and gain new skills and resources to advance your knowledge and career.

 

Respiratory Therapy

AARC 2018 – American Association of Respiratory Care Annual Congress

Las Vegas, NV

December 4 – 7, 2018

The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) presents the AARC 2018 – American Association of Respiratory Care Annual Congress – a leading event in the respiratory care field, it’s a gathering to promote professional excellence to advance science and practice of respiratory care with innovative lectures, seminars, and keynote speakers.

 

HEALTH AND WELLNESS LIFESTYLE CONFERENCES AND EVENTS

If you’re interested in conferences and events that help promote the entirety of health and lifestyle wellness, there are incredible options all around that look to achieve the health advancement of all individuals – health professionals and patients alike.

Digital Health Summit

Las Vegas, NV

January 8 – 11, 2019

Consumer Technology Association presents the 10th Annual Digital Health Summit – a two-day summit that highlights how digital health is a driving force in how healthcare is administered, customized, and reimagined. Learn from some of the most influential and informative speakers in digital health and wellness, consumer electronics, and media helping consumers, patients, and care providers create better solutions, outcomes, and lower healthcare costs worldwide.

 

SXSW Health & MedTech Track

Austin, TX

March 8 – 12, 2019

South by Southwest (SXSW) presents the SXSW Health & MedTech Track – Topics covered in the Health & MedTech Track include technological advances in medicine and the delivery of care, personalized medicine, wearable devices for healthier living, the involvement of big data and AI, and how blockchain can impact health care.

 

Tools for Promoting Healthy Change

Boston, MA

May 3 – 4, 2019

Lifestyle Medicine presents the Tools for Promoting Healthy Change – an immersive two-day course that offers strategies to guide patients and healthcare professionals to healthier lives. Education includes evidence-based strategies, tools and techniques to effect healthier changes, including diet, exercise, sleep, weight loss, and stress management.

 

OTHER INDUSTRY CONFERENCES

Texas Hospital Association (THA)

2019 Annual Conference and Expo

Austin, TX

February 21 - 22, 2019

The THA Annual Conference and Expo is the premier event for Texas hospital leaders and features sessions for clinical, policy, legal, technology, and governance positions. 

 

American College of Healthcare Executives  (ACHA) Congress on Healthcare Leadership

Chicago, IL

March 4 - 7, 2019

The ACHA Congress on Healthcare Leadership provides cutting-edge professional development, practical solutions to healthcare management, and a global networking community provide ample opportunities for professional development. 

 

No matter what healthcare profession you’re most passionate about, there is always a chance to advance your knowledge, enhance your skills, and network with innovative individuals who are trying to accomplish the same goals you are – to provide the best and most innovative care to patients.

 

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