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A leader among the nation’s nursing associations, the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) represents 180,000 nurses and health care professionals with a membership of more than 23,000 in the U.S. AWHONN members are committed to delivering superior health care to women and newborns in hospitals, in-home health and ambulatory care settings. AWHONN members’ rich diversity of skills and experience make AWHONN the voice for women’s health, perinatal and neonatal nursing.


AWHONN’s mission is to improve and promote the health of women and newborns and to strengthen the nursing profession through the delivery of superior advocacy, research, education and other professional and clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals.


Registration includes admittance to all the educational sessions, the Expo hall, the President's Party and unticketed special events. Plus, it includes all of the convention materials.


The convention does not have a specific dress code; however, we do recommend that attendees dress in appropriate business or business casual attire. Temperatures in conventions halls vary so we recommend bringing a light jacket or sweater. We also recommend wearing comfortable shoes.


Attendees can pick-up their badge and convention materials at the registration counter.


We recommend attendees to bring a notebook and a pen/pencil in order to take notes during the sessions.


The convention will have several networking events throughout the 4 days where attendees will be able to see old friends and meet new ones, including the Expo Hall Opening Reception, and other special events.


Food will be available for purchase at the food courts in the Convention Center.


To complete your evaluations log-in to the convention gateway during or after the convention at your home, hotel, or office. Attendees must complete an evaluation for each session for which they are applying for CNE credit, as well as for the overall convention.

Upon completion of the required evaluations, attendees will be able to print their transcript and certificate. All evaluations must be completed by August 31, 2017 in order for CNE to be awarded.

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