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2020 PENS National Conference - Virtual Event!

Join us November 2-5 for live programming, and take advantage of our on-demand content, for one low price!

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PENS' 2020 National (and first virtual) Conference is the best conference for nursing professionals to gain knowledge and access cutting-edge expertise in the pediatric endocrinology and diabetes field. 

Network virtually with other healthcare professionals while taking advantage of contact hours designed specifically for RNs, CNS, NPs, nursing researchers, and nursing faculty.


Registration Fees - Register by October 29
​Type
​Fee
​Member
​$99
​Non-Member
​$149
​Workshop-Member
​$65
​Workshop-Non-Member
​$95
 
Other Highlights Include 
  • Over 20 hours of Nursing CE content!
  • All sessions will be recorded and available on-demand for at least 90 days following the event.
  • Virtual networking events
  • Small-group discussions
  • Poster viewing
  • Vendor connections

2020 Excellence in Nursing Awards - Submit your Nomination Today!

Nominations for the PENS 2020 Excellence in Nursing Awards has reopened. Click here for more information and to submit today!

New submission deadline is September 1, 2020.


The National Conference provides a forum for educational opportunities as well as a chance to interact with colleagues and experts in the field of pediatric endocrinology. The faculty will present information on a variety of pediatric endocrine disorders, as well as topics of general interest to nurses and other health care professionals. Teaching methods will include lectures, interactive sessions, discussions, workshops and poster sessions.

The opportunity to develop and continue relationships with your colleagues through networking is one of the key benefits of attending the PENS National Conference. Networking offers many tangible benefits to conference participants, including, but not limited to, validating your experience in providing nursing care and developing a better understanding of your practice and your role in care delivery by learning from others who are dealing with similar circumstances, solving the same problems and confronting the same issues. Take advantage of this national gathering of pediatric endocrinology nurses to learn more about national issues and trends.​

Program Objectives:
  • Develop new skills to improve educational and patient outcomes
  • Provide educational opportunities in pediatric endocrinology for nurses and others with expertise in the area
  • Promote the pursuit of nursing practice and research through a research presentation and poster session
  • Provide educational opportunities in the management and treatment of selected endocrine disorders
  • Provide direction for understanding health care changes
PENS Conference Reimbursement Scholarship

Application process now closed for 2020

The PENS Conference Reimbursement Scholarship exists to enable pediatric endocrine nurses to advance their knowledge in the areas of endocrine and growth disorders, endocrine nursing research and current issues in pediatric endocrinology nursing. Scholarship recipients can use these funds for travel, lodging and registration expenses related to the PENS Conference.

Click here​ to learn more about the Conference Reimbursement Scholarship.

Continuing Education Information

This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

2020-2022 PENS Conference Planning Committee

Now accepting volunteer applications for the 2020-2021 PENS Conference Planning Committee.

Click here for more information on the Committee and to access the volunteer form.

Click here​ for more information on volunteering to become Vice Chair of this committee. ​

EXHIBITS AND SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

2020 Exhibit and Sponsorship Site​

FUTURE CONFERENC​E DATES AND LOCATIONS​

April 21-24, 2021 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

May 18-21, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Bonita Springs, FL


2019 Conference Program
2019 Conference Handouts

2019 Conference Evaluation​

2018 Conference Program
2018 Conference Handouts

2018 Conference Evaluation​

2017 Conference Program
2017 Conference Handouts

2017 Conference Evaluation​

2016 Conference Handouts
2016 Conference Evaluation​

2015 Conference Handouts
2015 Conference Evaluation​

2014 Conference Handouts
2014 Conference Evaluation

2013 Conference Handouts​​​​​​​​


Thank you to our 2020 Conference Sponsors

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