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2017 7th Annual South Region FNA Symposium and Awards Ceremony

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March 25, 2017
Gulfstream Park Sport of Kings Theare
Hallandale Beach, FL



7th Annual South Region FNA Symposium & Awards Ceremony


Saturday, March 25, 2017


8:00 AM - 2:30 PM "Hot" Breakfast & Luncheon Buffets Inluded



  • Gulfstream Park Sport of Kings Theatre

  • 901 S. Federal Highway

  • Hallandale Beach, FL 33009


    Keynote Address:


    "Nurses on Boards"


    Keynote Speaker: Kate Judge, Executive Director, American Nurses Foundation

    Sponsored by the Nurses Charitable Trust


    Come and network among the 250+ nurses 

    Representing a portion of the 250,000 strong nurses who practice in Florida


  • 3 Nurse CE Hours to be applied for

  • Included in registration payment is a "Hot" Breakfast (8am) & Lunch buffet (noon)

  • Nursing Student Scholarships: Undergraduate and Grduate funded by the Royce Foundation, the Nurses Charitable Trust and potentially others

  • Review of the Literature, Evidence-Based Practice & Nursing Research Poster Session

  • Vendor Sponsor Display Area including Gold, Silver, and Bronze Level Sponsorship

  • Nurse Awards for:


    1.      Registered Nurse Practice;

    2.      Nurse Researcher;

    3.      Advanced Practice Nurse;

    4.      Nurse Educator;

    5.      Community Service;

    6.      Promoting an Environment of Excellence;

    7.      Nurse Leader: Administration/Academia; culminating with

    8.       FNA member Nurse of the Year Award.         


    Opportunities Still Open:


  • Call for Scholarship submission to Elizabeth Olafson at due by 2/11/2017.  Scholar must be present to accept the award.  


    2017 Scholarship Application


  • Call for Research Grant, funded by the Nurses Charitable Trust. Please email Sande Jones at for information and deadlines. 


    2017 Nurses Charitable Trust Research Grant Award


    Call for Nurse Awards nominations to Jill Tahmooressi at by 2/11/2017.  Recipients must be present to accept the award. 


    2017 Annual Awards Official Entry Form


  • Call for Electronic poster submission to Debra Hain at by 2/16/17.  Day of event: Poster to be viewed ELECTRONICALLY only via single file per jump-drive nurse participant in jpeg format.  NO physical posters will be displayed.  Electronic posters received by 3/10/2017 will be eligible for prize recognition at day of event.  


    2017 Electronic Poster Abstract Guidelines



    Please plan early as seating is a premium for this legendary South Florida event: 

  • Annual Symposium & Awards Ceremony with Individual Event Ticket:  $60

  • Advanced Table Purpose Seating for 10: $550


    LIMITED SEATING: At the door, exact cash payment only if seating is available. 




    Conference Registration