About PTAP


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ANCC PTAP offers three accredited transition programs.


  • RN Residencies — For nurses with less than 12 months’ experience
  • RN Fellowships — For experienced nurses to master new clinical settings
  • APRN Fellowships — For newly certified advanced practice nurses

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Credits and Certificates

PTAP Symposium Outcomes/Goals:

  • Explore Transition to Practice (TTP) Programs best practices to determine current state. 
  • Translate knowledge gained into strategies for implementing best practice in TTP.

CNE Credit:
Attendees of the 2022 PTAP Symposium may earn up to 14.25 CNE credits.

To Receive CNE Credit you must:

  • Be registered as a participant and attend the entire session.
  • Access the 2022 PTAP Symposium CNE online system to complete a short survey at the end of each session, poster review, and attend/view the Q & A poster session no later than June 15, 2022 to obtain CNE certificates. See program for log-in instructions.      
  • Print and/or save certificate(s). (Note: Fees apply once the above deadline has passed.)

How to Obtain CNE Certificate:

  1. Go to website: CNE Online System link (website link available at the start of the event)
  2. Login using:
    1. First Name 
    2. Last Name 
    3. Email address as in your registration record 
  3. A new window will appear to complete a short survey about the sessions attended, per day.  
  4. Once sessions are evaluated, click Continue to Certificate’ button at the bottom of the page 
  5. Attendee has the option to:
    1. Click on certificate and print immediately 
    2. Email it to themselves for print later

For technical assistance with the CNE survey/certificate, please send an email to: ptapsymp@mcievents.com.

How to Claim CNE Credit After the Deadline:
Beginning on June 16, 2022, CNE certificates must be obtained from the American Nurses Association (ANA). Please mail a written request including your name, address, email address, conference name, and list of session dates and titles you attended with a check for $50 payable to ANA for each certificate requested. Send your written request and check to: ANA, P.O. Box 504410, St. Louis, MO 63150-4410. Allow four to six weeks for delivery. 

Accreditation Statement
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.

*2022 PTAP Symposium schedule and CNE credit information are subject to change.


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-BCTools for Measuring Transition to Practice Program Outcomes (1.0 CE)

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Networking; Visit Lounge;
Virtual Poster Presentation

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

PTAP Power Session –
Pioneering (1.0 CE)

12:45 PM - 01:15 PM

Networking; Visit Lounge; Virtual Poster Presentation

01:15 PM - 02:15 PM

Rapid Fire Innovation Session (1.0 CE)

02:15 PM - 02:30 PM

Networking; Visit Lounge; Virtual Poster Presentation

02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

PTAP Power Session (3) – PBL (1.0 CE)

DAY 2 – APRIL 27

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Lounge; Networking

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

PTAP Power Session –
Partnering (1.0 CE)

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Networking; Visit Lounge;
Virtual Poster Presentation

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Rapid Fire Innovation Session
(1.0 CE)

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

Networking; Visit Lounge;
Virtual Poster Presentation

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

Q&A Poster – Open Forum (1.25 CE)

01:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Networking; Visit Lounge

01:30 PM - 02:00 PM

PTAP Celebration Video & PTAP PD of the Year Presentation (15 min;0.25 CE)

02:00 PM - 02:15 PM

Networking; Visit Lounge

02:15 PM - 03:30 PM

Closing Speaker:
Meghan Bachman

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

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).