Join us for two incredible days at the 2022 ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP) Symposium, taking place virtually April 7-8, 2022. Learn from nursing professional development practitioners about world-class Transition to Practice Programs (TTP). Return to your workplace energized with innovative ideas, implementation tools, and a network of colleagues from across the globe. Earn up to 14.25 CNE credits.


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


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: ANAMEMBER22.
ANA membership ID number is required when registering to receive this discount.


Opening Keynote
Sylvain Trepanier,
SVP Chief Nursing Officer – Providence
Closing Keynote Panelist
Robin Wagner, RN, MHSA
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
Closing Keynote Panelist
Lya M. Cartwright-Stroupe, DNP, APRN, CPNP
West Virginia University Medicine
Closing Keynote Panelist
Fred Buckhold, MD
Saint Louis University School of Medicine


  • Learn the best ways to engage with C-suite members and demonstrate the value of TTP programs. 

  • Discover how to leverage the clinical learning environment through the new NCICLE Pathway to Excellence document.

  • Gain new knowledge from 24 informative posters on peer mentoring, RN resident work teams, surviving patient emergencies, “to name a few.

  • Engage in PTAP Power Sessions to enhance professional development, define program leadership, augment leadership roles, visualize quality outcomes, support the learner experience, address competency concerns, and more.

  • Listen to captivating PTAP Pitch Presentations on team building, project implementation, non-traditional learning, finding the right talent, and more.
  • Share your PTAP pride at the PTAP Celebration (be sure to wear purple or your organization’s swag) and the PTAP Program Director of the Year Award presentation.

  • All of this, plus:

    A raffle drawing for fabulous prizes!

    The opportunity to earn 14.25 CNE credits.

    Plus, the ANCC PTAP Symposium is on-demand until May 31, 2022.

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.


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


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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).