ANA 2018 Quality and Innovation Conference
HealthMarch 15, 2018

ANA 2018 Quality and Innovation Conference

Unleash Your Inner Innovator at the ANA Quality and Innovation Conference.

It's almost here!

The American Nurses Association's (ANA) can't-miss event—the Quality and Innovation Conference— is being held March 21-23, 2018 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando.

The 2018 conference will bring together nurse leaders, nurse educators, and nurse clinicians who are driving quality and innovation in their practices.

Attendees will benefit from experiencing the following objectives:

  • Evidence-based quality innovations that drive quality and safety
  • Effective technology and data that improve nursing practice, patient outcomes, and highlighting the value of nursing
  • Quality and safety alignment that will improve patient and nursing outcomes
  • Innovative strategies to drive patient centered care with the patient engaged as a full partner in care.

Educational sessions

Conference sessions will bring nurses the latest strategies, research, and best practices to improve outcomes through quality, safety, and staffing. Attendees will learn from evidence-based research and discover innovations they can start using immediately. Join your peers at the industry's premier conference for nurses focusing on quality outcomes.

Attendees can earn a maximum of 20.25 contact hours from the 2018 ANA Quality and Innovation Conference. This year's conference provides extensive learning opportunities, with dozens educational sessions to choose from, offering something for all nurses. There are a wide range of sessions to educate nursing and health care professionals in every segment of the field—clinicians, researchers, executives, and academicians, and others.

The welcome session and opening keynote will take place Thursday, March 22, at 8:30 a.m. During this memorable session—Unleash Your Inner Innovator! —world-renowned business futurist, inventor, and author Nicholas Webb will take you on a journey through the future of innovation in healthcare. Attendees will learn to recognize creative solutions to challenges they face in routine nursing practice and gain insights they can put to work right now to build a “future-ready” workplace.

The closing general session, Friday, March 23 at 3:30 is the “Nursing Innovation Challenge!”

End the conference on a high note at this interactive session, which will link content from all previous sessions to actionable steps you can take now to improve safety, quality, and staffing in your organization. A fun game show format will allow nurses to show what they know, learn while having fun, and win some fabulous prizes.

The 2018 ANA Quality and Innovation Conference will feature four unique session tracks: Innovation & Technology, Practice, Work Environment, Research.

Hands-on experiences

The meeting will also showcase cutting-edge and timely topics in the changing health care environment. Attendees will experience diverse learning formats, including skills-based interactive educational delivery designed to maximize their learning experience. There will also be plenty of face-to-face networking opportunities, with nursing professionals from across the U.S. gathered to share their knowledge and experience with each other.

Connect with experts and peers to translate ideas into powerful solutions for your most pressing issues, develop a learning organization, and strategically execute for results. Using case studies, explore some of the most successful quality strategies from a wide variety of health care organizations and industries. Immerse yourself in a concentrated dose of real-world innovation and leave with new inspiration, insights, and tools.

In the exhibit hall, visit with manufacturers and distributors of the latest in health care products and technology. Ask questions and try out some new products.

Expand your thinking and enjoy lively, interactive sessions, engaging content, and a customized experience at the 2018 ANA Quality and Innovation Conference.

Go to for more information and to register for the 2018 ANA Conference.

Make evidence actionable

Stop by and visit Lippincott Solutions in booth #300 and learn how our leading suite of evidence-based clinical decision support and competency validation software can standardize care and improve outcomes at your organization.

Don’t miss our Vendor Presentation “When You Have to Be Right: Using Evidence to Drive Care Quality” in the Exhibit Hall Product Theater on Thursday, March 22nd from 11:30am – 12pm.  Our presentation will include a detailed demonstration of how our institutional software can help enhance your organization’s care quality and clinical competency.  All attendees will be entered into a raffle to win a FREE Apple Watch™!  (Must be present to win).

In addition, Lippincott Solutions is the proud sponsor of the official ANA Quality and Innovation Conference Mobile App!  Download it to stay up-to-date on each day’s education sessions, while connecting with your fellow conference attendees.

We look forward to seeing you soon in Orlando!
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