2012 ACHNE Annual Institute

ACHNE Annual Institute

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hotel2012 ACHNE Annual Institute
Public Health Nursing: Promoting Healthy Physical, Social, and Global Environments

 June 7-9, 2012 in Portland, Oregon
Doubletree Hotel Portland

Welcome to the 2012 ACHNE Annual Institute. This year we are working on an exciting program, offering you a wealth of opportunities for professional development and personal enjoyment. Join us in Portland for 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 Portland in June!

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 teaching and learning strategies that promote physical, social and global health in clinical, classroom, and online courses.
  2. Describe innovative teaching strategies to prepare students for culturally congruent practice in local and global environments.
  3. Discuss undergraduate and graduate curricula innovations designed to prepare students to promote healthy practice environments.
  4. Examine the relationship between environmental health and C/PHN education, practice, and research.
  5. Examine nursing research on healthy environments for evidenced-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:
DoubleTree Hotel Portland
1000 NE Multnomah Street
Portland, OR 97232


Reservation Deadline: May 15, 2012

When arranging hotel accommodations, please indicate that you are attending the ACHNE conference to receive the negotiated rate of $145 for standard single room or $160 for premium double room plus applicable taxes per night.

The newly renovated Doubletree Hotel Portland, OR is located in the center of the Portland Metro area and is the largest hotel within walking distance to world-class entertainment, tax-free shopping at specialty boutique shops as well as national brand stores and Portland's renown culinary scene with endless dining options. Portland's popular attraction OMSI - the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is just a few blocks away.

Visit the DoubleTree Hotel Portland website for more information about the different accommodations offered and the hotel's amenities.

Registration Annual ConferenceREGISTRATION

Conference Rates:

Full Meeting
May 27th
May 27th
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 18, 2012 will be issued a refund less a $50 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after May 18, 2012.

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

Portland International Airport:

  • Distance from hotel: 11 mi.
  • Drive time: 20 min.
  • Directions: 205 South to I-84 West, Take Exit 1 Lloyd Center. Turn right on NE 11th.

Public Transportation:
Portland's MAX light rail stops just outside the hotel (Lloyd Center/NE 11th stop) and offers service from the Portland International Airport. MAX makes getting around town easy with a rail free zone from the hotel to the heart of downtown Portland. For information on public transportation options and schedules, visit TriMet Public Transportation.