National nursing conferences are a great place to earn CEU contact hours, stay up-to-date on the latest in research and practice, and network with fellow nurses. Conferences can also help combat burnout by getting you out of your typical work environment and reigniting your passion for nursing. But searching through the countless conferences happening each year can be daunting. So we’ve rounded up the top national nursing conferences happening this year. As a result of COVID-19, many associations and organizations have opted to make their conferences a virtual experience for attendees. Search the list for your specialty, or browse the conference options that are open to all – there’s something for everyone!
Top National Virtual Nursing Conferences in 2020 (ordered by date)
Emergency Nurses 2020
2020 marks the 50th anniversary of this annual gathering. The premiere conference for emergency nursing, this is a great opportunity to deepen your skills in the ER. Please note that EN20X is now a Virtual Xperience for attendees.
Dates: September 9-11, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Target Specialty: Emergency
Non-Member Registration Cost: $620 before June 30
American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference
This virtual conference serves to celebrate Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses as proud partners in the journey to whole health. In addition to close proximity to Disneyworld, the conference will deliver dynamic presentations and 120+ contact hours in person and online.
Dates: September 30-October 3, 2020
Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL
Target Specialty: Psychiatric, Mental Health
Non-Member Registration Cost: $895