Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN) The Pinnacle of Pediatric Care 28th Annual Conference

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    Join your fellow Nursing colleagues in Denver this April for the Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN) 28th Annual Conference. Earn CEUs while networking with the best in the field of Pediatrics.

    Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN) The Pinnacle of Pediatric Care 28th Annual Conference

    Mark your calendars! April 5th through April 8th, 2018 is the date!! Come network with your fellow SPN peers at the 28th Annual SPN Conference. Keep up with the latest in the field of pediatrics while earning CEUs from the 22.75 available. The Society of Pediatric Nurses is accredited with the distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

    When / Where

    April 5 - April 8, 2018

    Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
    1550 Court Place
    Denver, Colorado 80202
    Telephone: 1-312-321-5154

    Want to see what's in store? Check out the video recap of the 2017 event!

    Read what past attendees have to say about the SPN Annual Conference ...

    "This is a professional experience that changes your life and how you view your work. It is an arena where everyone attending loves what they do and loves caring for kids. A room full of great people with the same objective: to better ourselves and the world."

    "The conference renewed my sense of passion in the pediatric field. This conference also confirmed the approach I take at the bedside - to instill hope and to leave the patient feeling better about their situation than when I first came in the room." - Anna Folk

    "The SPN conference is a great opportunity to learn how to elevate the standards of Pediatric nursing practice. It's nice meeting nurses from across the country and seeing differences, but, most importantly, realizing how we are all similar. We are all united in providing children with the best nursing care possible. The conference is a great place to become rejuvenated and inspired to be the best possible Pediatric nurse." - Sarah B.


    There are 55 sessions to choose from focused on the following 6 tracks whether pre-conference, plenary, or concurrent:

    • Leadership/Management
    • Clinical Practice
    • Education
    • Research
    • Evidence Based Practice
    • Quality Improvement

    Here is a sampling of titles for the sessions to entice you

    • Leadership at Every Level
    • Nursing Ethics in Action
    • Benefits of Collaboration Between Quality and Infection Control
    • Stop Infant Drops
    • A Biomedical Approach to Evaluating the Severity of Head Injuries for Pediatric Patients Falls
    • Medication Transition for Transgender Youths


    Over 500 pediatric nurses attend the SPN conference. 69% are from children's hospital, 17% from the hospital setting, and 10% are academic. 51% are staff nurses, while 24% work in education, and 13% are management.

    Register for the SPN 28th Annual Conference

    Register Online Now

    Early Bird (Before Feb 9)

    • SPN Member - $450
    • Non-Member - $540
    • Join and Register - $555
    • Student Member - $305
    • Student Non-Member - $340

    After Feb. 9

    • SPN Member - $550
    • Non-Member - $665
    • Student Member - $305
    • Student Non-Member - $340

    Daily Rate

    • SPN Member - $215
    • Non-Member - $320
    • Student Member - $185
    • Student Non-Member - $240

    Pre Conference

    • SPN Member - $150
    • Non-Member - $200
    • Guests - $175

    Hotel Information

    Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
    1550 Court Place, Denver
    Colorado 80202
    Phone: 303-893-3333

    Check in is at 3pm and check out is at 12pm
    $194 nightly, add a person for $20

    Sponsored Charity

    Every year, SPN sponsors a charity, and this year they are sponsoring the Roundup River Ranch, a local charity (501(c)(3)). This camp is for sick children and their families and provides fun camp experiences for the children and activities throughout the year. Their wish list can be found on the website.


    How can you go wrong with this conference - learn, network, and be a part of the charity helping Denver's sick children. Be a part of something great and bring back to your work setting the enthusiasm you gain, as well as the knowledge you have acquired. Make sure you take the time to explore Denver. See Rocky Mountain National Park, do a tour of the foothills, fly fish or see Pikes Peak. Whatever you choose to do, enjoy and savor the scenery. Check out our Flyer for even more information!
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