Wondering what it is like to attend an AANP conference? Thanks to Rachel Lehouillier for sharing her experience as an NP student and first time AANP National Conference attendee. We hope to see you soon at another AANP conference. Dates and locations are available at: https://www.aanp.org/conferences/upcoming-conferences.
By Rachel Lehouillier
2016 American Association of Nurse Practitioners Conference in San Antonio, TX
I attended the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) national conference from June 22- 25, 2016 in San Antonio, TX. As a nurse practitioner student entering my final year of the masters program, it was an unbelievable experience. I would not have been able to attend this conference if it weren’t for the Keys to Inclusive Leadership in Nursing (KILN) program; and I am so grateful to the program for this opportunity.
The theme of the conference was “Nurse Practioners (NPs) on a Patient Centered Mission.” The conference most definitely fulfilled the hopes of educating NPs on how to provide more patient centered care. Most of the sessions that I attended had to do with specific hot-button issues that have been occurring in primary care practices from around the US. For example, one of the sessions…
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