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Chicago: Host site of Nursing Management's 30th anniversary conference, unfolding September 9 through 12. Sponsored by Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, publisher of Nursing Management journal, Congress2009 is our profession's leading conference for aspiring, new, and seasoned nurse leaders.

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Undoubtedly, times are tough. So as an added benefit to this year's attendees, we're offering all conference session content in an online format-free!! This ensures that you get the most value from your shrinking travel budget.


Earn up to 24 continuing nursing education contact hours while enjoying engaging speakers and informational poster presentations. Come network with the best minds in nursing. And don't forget the exhibit hall, where hundreds of vendors stand ready to demonstrate their latest technology and shopping at its finest!!


Program highlights include a new manager intensive and a breakout executive track designed specifically for VPs, CNOs, and CNEs. These features are in addition to the activities you've come to expect and appreciate-including more than 40 diverse educational sessions tailored to progressive nurse leaders. And once again, several prominent nursing organizations have endorsed Congress2009, including the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing.


It's never easy to take time off from work, but Congress2009 promises professional development and rejuvenation. We hope to see you very soon!!


Exhibitors to date

A Fashion Hayvin, Inc.




American Association of Critical-Care Nurses


American Nurses Credentialing Center


Amico Corporation


B4Health, LLC


B. E. Smith


Calmoseptine, Inc.


Carroll Hospital Group


Enthermics Medical Systems


Evolution Medical Products, Inc.


ExitCare, LLC


HCL International


HCPro, Inc.


Intego Systems, Inc.


Jeron Electronic Systems


Lionville Systems, Inc.


Luminetx Corporation


Medical Staffing Network


Modular Services Company


Nielsen Healthcare Group


On Assignment Nurse Travel




Posey Company


Proximity Systems


Rauland-Borg Corporation


Res-Q Healthcare System


Symbio Solutions


TekTone Sound & Signal Mfg, Inc.


The Gideons International


Vocera Communications, Inc.


West-Com Nurse Call Systems, Inc.