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Coming Soon: Educational Advisory Committee

AWHONN is proud to announce the Educational Advisory Committee. This committee will consist of ten (10) nursing educators from across the country who will participate in offering expert recommendations for the development and direction of educational products and programs that AWHONN will provides to its members. Enduring engagement from our nurse educator members will continue to provide the latest trends and clinical acumen required to maintain the highest levels of educational offerings and options. Each member will serve for a two (2)-year term. Applications are due byThursday, October 12th at 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time. We are seeking representation from diverse backgrounds that will best inform our continuing educational needs. Learn More & Apply

 

2019 AWHONN Convention Program Committee

The convention program committee is responsible for developing the convention’s educational content, selecting and inviting speakers, and identifying topics that will be of interest to attendees. 

 

The committee meets for a period of 20 months beginning November 2017.  The initial meeting will be in the site city of Atlanta, Georgia on November 16-17, 2017.  Following the onsite meeting, the committee meets once a month via conference calls that typically last 30 - 60 minutes.   Attendance at the initial onsite meeting, active participation in the conference calls, attendance at the 2018 convention in Tampa, Florida and the 2019 Atlanta convention are mandatory.  

 

Program Committee candidates should have a broad network of professional contacts, be knowledgeable regarding current trends in clinical practice, research, education and professional issues.  Project management, previous conference planning and program planning skills are also useful. 

 

The composition of the PC must include representation from women’s health, obstetrics, and neonatal nursing.  The PC also strives to include representation from the academic, educational and administrative nursing communities.  A volunteer co-chair is appointed and works jointly with the staff co-chair to ensure the work of the committee is completed according to established timelines.

 

Specific duties of the PC include:

  1. Develop convention goals and objectives.
  2. Select topics and invite speakers for the pre-convention workshops, general sessions, nursing excellence sessions and selected specialty sessions.
  3. Review abstract categories and criteria. Make recommendations for change as appropriate.
  4. Review and score all submitted abstracts for innovative programs, case study and specialty sessions.
  5. Serve on site at the convention.   PC members are asked to door host, moderate sessions, assist attendees as needed and serve as ambassadors for AWHONN.   

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Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

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