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After the many challenges we have faced in the last 18 months, it is time to focus on rejuvenating ourselves for the years ahead. At NANN's VIRTUAL 37th Annual Conference, scheduled for September 13-15, 2021, we will nurture our minds with the very latest clinical education, nurture our souls by connecting with neonatal nursing peers from all over the world, and, together, create a plan for our postpandemic normal. We will do all this once more online, safely connected and together, while we excitedly await our next in-person event.


Join us at conference during Neonatal Nurses Week this year to celebrate the profession and the second Year of the Nurse. You will leave refreshed and inspired to make innovative changes that nurture you and transform your career and the care you provide.




* The highest-quality virtual conference experience at half the price of an on-site meeting.


* The most compelling educational offerings and speakers.


* A virtual conference ideal for all nursing levels that offers various tracks based on attendee nursing role, level, or area of interest.


* The opportunity to engage with industry leaders in new ways.


* Fun and exciting networking opportunities for attendees.


* Educational sessions that can be watched live or on demand through February 1, 2022.


* Innovative virtual conference technology, expertise, and support.


* Session on hot topics such as:


* Racial disparities


* NICU mythbusters


* Marijuana and breastfeeding


* Transplant


* Acute kidney injury


* Pharmacogenetics


* COVID-19 Update


* Down Syndrome Diagnosis


* Neonatal Hyperinsulinism


* Patent Ductus Arteriosus


* Creating welcoming environments



NANN wants to ensure that all neonatal nurses and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) experience the NANN VIRTUAL 37th Annual Conference safely and at an affordable price. Register at and take advantage of the following pricing:


NANN members: $300


Nonmembers: $370


Students: $170


Member groups of 5 or more: $250 each



Opening General Session


What's New in Neonatology and Where Are We Headed?


Michael Narvey, MD, FRCPC, FAAP


Dr Narvey is a neonatologist and social media provider of medical information in the field of Neonatology. He will walk NANN attendees through current and exciting practices in the field and then look into the future to see what is on the horizon. Prepare yourself for some controversial topics such as the artificial placenta, simulated amniotic fluid incubators, and stem cell therapy for bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Dr Narvey will provide clarity on these topics and others as he examines the evidence out there so far.

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Closing General Session


In Case of Emergency: A Filmmaker Witnesses Our World


Carolyn Jones


Carolyn Jones-author and filmmaker behind The American Nurse Project and Defining Hope -spent more than 10 years documenting the work of nurses across the country, a journey that led her to conclude that "without them, we don't stand a chance." That was before the global coronavirus pandemic that has thrust our nation's nurses even further onto the frontlines of healthcare, addressing our physical and emotional needs before sending us back out into the world. When COVID-19 hit, she had an opportunity to see what emergency nurses were dealing with on the front lines of the pandemic. In this session, Jones will share excerpts and stories from her book The American Nurse, and her 3 documentary films, including the recently released In Case of Emergency, shedding light on some of the biggest healthcare challenges facing Americans today-from the opioid crisis to gun violence to behavioral health and lack of insurance-and the ways in which nurses are able to tackle them head-on.

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APRN Summit Presentation Lineup:

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Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in Indigenous Populations


Stacey Dawson, PhD, MSN, CNM


Foundational Documents for the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse


Bobby Bellflower, DNSc, NNP-BC, FAANP


New Graduate Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Fellowship


Linda McCarney, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC


Learn more about NANNP's APRN Summit at