2011 ACHNE Annual Institute

ACHNE Annual Institute

Program of Events Registration Information Preliminary Program
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Exhibitors & Sponsors 2011 Abstracts  



hotel2011 ACHNE Annual Institute

 June 9-11, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois
The Avenue Crowne Plaza Chicago Downtown

Welcome to the 2011 ACHNE Annual Institute. This year we have an exciting program, offering you a wealth of opportunities for professional renewal and personal enjoyment. Join us for a record number of presentations, inspiring speakers, informative workshops and opportunities for networking and dialogue.  Take time to connect with old friends and make new ones during the social activities. And finally, enjoy the sights and sounds of Chicago!

To provide community/public health nurse educators innovative, effective, evidenced-based strategies to meet twenty-first century public health priorities.

Intended Audience

Public health nurses, managers, public health and community health nurse educators, students, and partners interested in public health nursing issues.

Conference objectives 
Upon completion of this conference the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe strategies to enhance teaching-learning in clinical, classroom and online environments.
  2. Describe innovative teaching strategies to prepare students for culturally competent practice in local and global environments.
  3. Discuss curricular initiatives designed to better prepare students for practice at undergraduate and graduate competency levels.
  4. Examine the impact of health care reform on C/PHN education, research and practice.
  5. Utilize nursing research for evidence-based C/PHN education and practice.

Continuing Education:
Contact hours have been applied for from North Carolina Nurse’s Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation.




Travel Annual ConferenceHOTEL INFORMATION

Conference Location:
The Avenue Crowne Plaza Chicago Downtown
160 E Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Reservations: HOTEL IS FULL - see below for alternative options

Reservation Deadline: May 17, 2011

When arranging hotel accommodations, please indicate that you are attending the ACHNE conference to receive the negotiated rate of $149 for single or $169 for double occupancy plus tax per night.

The Avenue Crowne Plaza Chicago Downtown is located one half block from Michigan Avenue shops in Chicago, Ill. The hotel is three blocks from Lake Michigan and four blocks from Water Tower Place. The Sears Tower rises one mile from the hotel.

Visit The Avenue Crowne Plaza Chicago Downtown website for more information about the different accommodations offered and the hotel's amenities.

Hotel Options:

Wyndham Chicago
633 N Saint Clair Street
Phone: 312.573.0300
Rates start at $146 per night
Located .09 miles from the Crowne Plaza

Inn of Chicago
162 E Ohio Street
Phone: 312.787.3100
Rates start at $185 per night
Located .17 miles from the Crowne Plaza

Holiday Inn Express
640 N Wabash Avenue
Phone: 312.787.4030
Rates start at $169 per night
Located .21 miles from the Crowne Plaza

Registration Annual ConferenceREGISTRATION

Conference Rates:

Full Meeting
May 29th
May 29th
ACHNE Members $300 $398
Non-Member $424 $524
Student $135 $150
Retired $160 $215
One-Day $175 $175
Pre-Conference Workshops $60 $60

How to register:

  • Online with a credit card. Confirmations will be sent by e-mail.
  • Fax the registration form to
    303-422-8894 with payment.
  • Mail the registration form and payment to: ACHNE, 10200 W 44th Ave, Suite 304, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Notification of cancellation must be submitted in writing.

Cancellations received on or before May 20, 2011 will be issued a refund less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after May 20, 2011.

ACHNE reserves the right to cancel any event due to insufficient registration or any unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event of cancellation, ACHNE is not responsible for any costs, damages, or other expenses of any kind, including, without limitation, transportation, and/or hotel costs incurred by registrant. Speakers subject to change without notice.

Travel Annual ConferenceTRAVEL INFORMATION

The hotel is only 17 miles from O’Hare International Airport and 13 miles from Midway Airport.