Stop by the registration desk or the hospitality desk on the 3rd floor to ask an NASN staff member or Texas school nurse host volunteer. Feel free to ask questions of our officers and directors on the board too. You can identify everyone by the information on their conference badge and/or conference ribbons.
Refresh Your Mobile App
To be sure you have the most up-to-date information in your app, refresh each morning. Select Event Details and then Settings. Look for the refresh icon and select it.
NASN has purchased access to a limited amount of wireless internet bandwidth within the conference meeting space (meeting rooms, foyers, registration area, and exhibit hall) intended only for light web browsing, web-based emailing and messaging, and use of the mobile app. [Select Marriott_CONFERENCE as your wireless network / Open your browser / Enter NASN2014 and your Name when prompted]
The first time you use discussions in the mobile app, you will be required to login using your NASN website login. Discussions are faciliated through the conference community site.
As a courtesy to speakers and your colleagues, we ask that you turn off your cell phone and/or any other communication device during presentations and discussion sessions. If you must have them on, please set them to vibrate only and leave the session if you receive a call.
The cyber café, located in Conference Room 6, is equipped with laptops for your convenience and is open as follows. Use the café to complete your conference evaluations before you go home. [NOTE: You can wait and complete evaluations after the conference when you return home but should complete them as soon as possible.]
June 27th: 7 AM – 7 PM
June 28th: 7 AM – 5 PM
June 29th: 7 AM – 5 PM
June 30th: 7 AM – 4 PM
July 1st: 7 AM – 1 PM
An index of handouts is published on the NASN2014 event website. A link to handouts for each session is provided in the schedule of this app. [NOTE: You must login using your NASN website login the first time you access session handouts.]
For those attendees who purchased the plastic coil spiral bound syllabus when you registered, please make sure to pick up your copy at the registration desk. For those who did not purchase a copy with their registration, there may be a limited number available onsite to purchase. Please purchase a syllabus in the onsite registration line at the registration desk. Conference Syllabus: $30.
You will receive Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) contact hours for the conference sessions that you attend. According to the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) guidelines, 60 minutes = 1 contact hour. You may earn up to 21 contact hours for full participation in the four-day Conference. Additional contact hours can be earned for attendance at the pre-conference workshops.
The National Association of School Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Online Evaluations and Certificates of Completion
A completed evaluation and attendance for the entire session are required for contact hours to be awarded and to ensure quality feedback. Please complete evaluations as soon as possible after the event. Visit the cyber cafe in Conference Room 6 to complete evaluations at the conference OR complete them on your own laptop or tablet. You can also complete evaluations when you return home. Find instructions on the yellow sheet in your conference materials and on page 4 of the conference program.
Non-Endorsement of Products
Accredited status does not imply endorsement by NASN or ANCC of any commercial products discussed/displayed in conjunction with the educational activity. Commercial support or sponsorship, including financial or in-kind, of an educational activity by a specific organization or corporation does not imply endorsement by the National Association of School Nurses.
Sponsorship and Endorsements
The goal of the NASN Annual Conference is to promote a free exchange of information in a non-biased independent manner in order to advance the practice of school nursing and provide leadership in the implementation
of quality health programs in the school community. Sponsorships of any educational program or distribution of any product or materials by a specific organization or corporation does not indicate endorsement by the National Association of School Nurses or the American Nurses Credentialing Center. NASN will use no education activity to promote a specific product or service.
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, NASN meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to NASN’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.
Tickets are required for admittance to Pre-conference and other noted events. Please refer to the event description for specific ticket requirements.
Do you have a special request (i.e., allergies, special needs, etc...)? If so, let the staff at the registration desk know. Reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure that your conference experience is a good one.
NASN reserves the right to substitute topics and speakers if necessary. All listed presenters are confi rmed at press time.