CREATE, CULTIVATE, CELEBRATE

Join us for the 2021 ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP) Symposium taking place virtually on April 26-27, 2021. Learn from professional development practitioners as they present best practices from a variety of world-class transition to practice (TTP) programs. Engage with nursing leaders, program directors and other nursing experts and cultivate new ideas with your peers.

THE ANCC PTAP SYMPOSIUM

The ANCC PTAP Symposium is designed for nursing professionals who are interested in learning best practices related to transition to practice residency or fellowships. PTAP sets the global standard for residency or fellowship programs that transition registered nurses (RN) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) into new practice settings.

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WHO SHOULD REGISTER?

TTP Program Director | Nurse Faculty | Chief Nursing Officer

Nursing Director or Manager | Magnet Program Director | Pathway to Excellence Program Director

ANA members receive 20% off registration when using promo code: ANAMEMBER21.
ANA membership ID number is required when registering to receive this discount.

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WHAT YOU’LL GAIN

  • Learn from nursing development practitioners about world-class transition to practice (TTP) programs
  • Return to your workplace energized with innovations, implementation tools, and a network of colleagues from across the globe
  • Watch the PTAP Pitch (a competition for best pitched ideas including a prize pack to the winner)!
  • Celebrate newly accredited ANCC PTAP programs
  • Receive featured tools and resources to implement within your TTP
  • All this, plus an opportunity to earn 8.75 CNE credits

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SYMPOSIUM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hear from Dr. Kathy Casey, one of the Casey Fink tool developers, and learn how to examine and use outcome tools in your transition to practice program.
  • Learn how to better understand the many reasons your self-care is absolutely essential and how to overcome the obstacles that continuously get in the way from Meghan Bachman, holistic health accountability coach
  • Engage with experts in the field of nurse residency, nurse fellowship and APRN fellowship during PTAP power sessions.
  • Stay up to date on best practices with the informative poster session
  • Network with TTP experts
Note: The American Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17219.

MEET THE SPEAKERS

 

OPENING KEYNOTE

Kathy Casey PhD, RN, NPD-BC
 

CLOSING KEYNOTE

Meghan Bachman

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

DAY 1 – APRIL 26

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Lounge; Networking

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Welcome Remarks from Chair and Vice Chair

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Opening Keynote:
Kathy Casey, PhD, RN, NPD-BC

Tools for Measuring Transition to Practice Program Outcomes (1.0 CE)

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Visit Networking Lounge;
Virtual Poster Presentation

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

PTAP Power Session –
Pioneering (1.0 CE)

12:45 PM - 01:15 PM

Visit Networking Lounge; Virtual Poster Presentation

01:15 PM - 02:15 PM

PTAP Pitches (1.0 CE)

02:15 PM - 02:30 PM

Visit Networking Lounge; Virtual Poster Presentation

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

PTAP Power Session (3) – Practice-Based Learning (1.0 CE)

DAY 2 – APRIL 27

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Visit Networking Lounge

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

PTAP Power Session –
Partnering in Practice (1.0 CE)

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Visit Networking Lounge;
Virtual Poster Presentation

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

PTAP Pitches (1.0 CE)

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

Visit Networking Lounge;
Virtual Poster Presentation

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

Poster Session Q&A

01:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Visit Networking Lounge

01:30 PM - 02:00 PM

PTAP Celebration

02:00 PM - 02:15 PM

Visit Networking Lounge

02:15 PM - 03:30 PM

Closing Keynote:
Meghan Bachman (1.25 CE)

Essential Self-Care for Essential Workers: How to Make Yourself A Priority

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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A special gift will be given to all attendees, provided by Barre3 Old Town.

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Interested in sponsoring the ANCC PTAP Symposium?
Please contact: anccexhibits@mci-group.com

The ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program® sets the global standard for residency or fellowship programs for registered nurses (RNs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs).