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The Countdown to the National ASPMN Conference Has Begun

The countdown to our National Conference is on and we could not be more excited! This year, the ASPMN®'s 28th National Conference will take place at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in the beautiful Bonita Springs, Fla.

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ASPMN®'s 28th National Conference

From September 26-29th pain management professionals will gather together to gain knowledge and access to cutting-edge expertise in the field of pain care. Attendees will attend pre-conference workshops, speaker sessions, paper presentations, panel discussions and general sessions, but it’s not all work and no play. With a welcome breakfast, a fun run/walk, silent auction and an ultimate ASPMN party, conference attendees are in for a real treat this year.

ASPMN Conference Attendees

The ASPMN National conference is attended by hundreds of pain management professionals from around the country and include an array of professionals including:

  • Registered Nurses

  • Advanced Practice Nurses

  • Nursing Administrators including Managers and CNOs

  • Staff Nurses

  • Clinical Nurse Specialists

  • Clinical Educators

  • Academic Educators

  • Nurse Practitioners

  • Researchers

  • Nursing Students with an interest in pain management


Conference attendees will have the opportunity to network with other healthcare professionals, which is one of the main benefits of attending the ASPMN National Conference. By learning from other professionals and sharing experiences with one another, attendees will develop a better understanding of their own pain management practice and their role in care delivery. Not only will conference attendees validate their own experience in providing nursing care, but they will simultaneously be taking advantage of contact hours designed specifically for RNs, CNs, NPs, nursing researchers and nursing faculty.



The Changing Tides of Pain Management

This year’s theme, “The Changing Tides of Pain Management,” will address all aspects of pain management nursing and will include a wide variety of topics including:


  • ASPMN® Pain Management Certification Preparation Course™

  • Advanced Pharmacology

  • Bring Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions to Your Organization

  • The Tides Have Changed in Pediatric Pain Management

  • Opioid Therapy at a Time of Crisis Keynote Address

  • The Impacts of Law, Regulation & Enforcement on Pain Care: An Update

  • Opioid Crisis: HHS Strategy &​ Pain Management​

  • Jean Guveyan Lecture: Nursing Education in the Midst of the Opioid Crisis

  • OUCH!...That's Better. Interventional Pain Options

  • Reducing Inpatient Opioid Consumption: Creating a Therapeutic Foundation with Breakthrough Analgesia Based on Patient Function​

  • The Joint Commission Update: Pain Standards

  • The Science & Art of Managing Pain throughout the Cancer Experience

  • Navigating the Waters of Acute Postoperative Pain

  • Impact to Patients in Pain through a Career in Pain Management

  • The Addicted Pain Patient

  • Government Enforcement in the Age of Opioids: How the Government is Investigating and Prosecuting Opioid Abuse Cases​

  • In All Things, I Am My Patients’ Advocate: A Holistic Look at Medical Cannabis


Besides these intriguing general sessions, there will also be numerous concurrent sessions guests can attend throughout the course of the conference. Click here to see the entire program.

Attend ASPMN®'s 28th National Conference

Every nurse is a pain care nurse, which is why it’s imperative to stay up-to-date on cutting edge pain management techniques, therapies and industry advancements. By attending the 28th National ASPMN National Conference, you will enhance your knowledge and skills, ultimately enabling you to better care for your patients. Plus, the registration fee for ASPMN’s National Conference is one of the most budget-friendly rates in the nursing and pain management industries. Learn more here.

If you are interested in attending the ASPMN 28th National Conference, register here.