New Hampshire Nurses Association

2018 NHNA Annual Meeting & Nursing Conference

Dion Center, Rivier University
16 Clement Street
Nashua, NH 03060

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 8:00am ET - 4:30pm ET
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16 Clement Street, Nashua, NH 03060



Theme: Nursing & Beyond

CE Credits

This event offers 5.0 contact hours to attendees.
CE accredited by Northeast MultiState Division.


Additional Information

New Hampshire Nurses Association (NHNA) is doing something new!  This year the Annual Business Meeting will be combined with a day-long Nursing Conference.  The date of the event will be Wednesday, November 14, 2018, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  The event will be held in the recently refurbished Dion Center at Rivier University

The theme of the Nursing Conference is Nursing & Beyond, and will feature five topic presentations and a Leadership Panel Q & A session.

  • Innovation in Nursing presented by Wendy Wright, Partner in Healthcare Education, LLC
  • Practical Application of Evidence-Based Practice presented by Donna Proulx, Rivier University
  • Leadership Panel Q&A
    • Martha Leighton, Chief Nursing Officer, Elliot Health Systems
    • Paula Williams, Dean, Rivier University
    • Mercedes Fleming, Manager of Nursing Systems & Support, CMC
    • Natalie Gosselin, Quality Manager, Southern NH Medical Center
    • Joni Spring, Director of Ambulatory Nursing & Operations, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
    • Jennifer Thompson, Executive Director, NH Nurse Practitioner Assoc.
  • Work-Life Balance presented by Sue Nordemo, Holistic Nurses Association
  • Nursing Advocacy presented by NH Rep. Polly Campion and Carlene Ferrier, NHNA
  • Resiliency presented by Amy Guthrie, St Anselm College
  • Nurses on Boards and the NH Action Coalition presented by Carol Long

Nurses attending this event will be eligible for up to 5.0 nursing contact hours.

Early Bird Ticket Price: $60.00 members / $75.00 non-members (Early Bird period ends Nov 2, 2018)

Regular Ticke Price: $80.00 members / $100.00 non-members

The Annual Business Meeting will be held mid-day where members of the NHNA Board of Directors and Commission chairs will hold a question and answer session regarding NHNA's Annual Report.  The Annual Report will be posted  for review on NHNA new website on the Nursing Network platform no later than September 14, 2018.  In addition, NHNA President, Carlene Ferrier, will introduce all newly elected members to the Board of Directors and to the various Commissions (elections will be conducted by electronic ballot between October 15 and November 5, 2018).

Three Nursing Awards will be presented by NHNA at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting portion of the day. The awards are as follows:

Champion of Nursing Award
Presented each year to an individual, group or organization who has had a positive impact on the profession of nursing.
Rising Star Award
Honors a nurse who has been in the field less than five (5) years and has both contributed to the profession and has demonstrated significant potential - a rising star in the field.
President’s Award
Awarded each year at the discretion of the NHNA President.