Conference Announcements


Association of Community Health Nursing Educators 40th Annual Institute

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 – Sat, 09 Jun 2018

ACHNE 40th Annual Institute Abstract Submission Site Now Open!


The abstract submission site for the ACHNE 40th Annual Institute is now open. The theme for the 40th Anniversary Institute is "Celebrating the Past, Envisioning the Future." The Annual Institute will be a time of partnership as we come together to share our efforts from the past year. We invite you to present your work, insights, and research on diverse topics that address the following objectives:

  1. Identify innovative roles and achievements of community/public health/population health/global health nurses
  2. Envision the future roles of community/public health nurses in education, practice, and research.
  3. Strategize ways that the ACHNE core values* can guide the future of community/public health nursing.
  4. Integrate mentoring, coalition building, and collaboration with national associations to build the future of the profession
  5. Summarize the contributions ACHNE has made over the past 40 years in advancing community/public health nursing education, research, and practice.

*ACHNE Core Values:

  • Collaborative partnerships
  • Evidence based practice
  • Excellence in education
  • Inclusiveness
  • Leadership development
  • Professional development
  • Research and scholarship

Abstracts of up to 3,780 characters (approximately 500 words) may be submitted for podium presentations, symposia or posters. We are using a web-based submission process, ScholarOne. 

Process for 2018:

Whether you have submitted an abstract in prior years or served as a reviewer, you will need to create a new account for 2018. 

Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Symposium Submission Guidelines

Podium Submission Guidelines

Poster Submission Guidelines

Important Submission Directions for Symposiums:

If you are submitting for a symposium and only have one abstract that will be submitted, you are not required to complete the Session Proposal section first. Instead, select "Submission" and then the "Symposium Abstract Submission" option and create a new submission.

If you are submitting for a symposium and have multiple abstracts to submit, please submit all abstracts first by selecting "Submission" and then "Symposium Abstract Submission". Once all abstracts are submitted please submit the overview through the session proposal tab. Follow the directions listed on the session proposal tab to link all associated abstracts.

Please contact ACHNE headquarters at or call 720-881-6044 if you require assistance when you go to submit.

Authors must be members of ACHNE and registered for the Annual Institute at the time of presentation.


Association of Community Health Nursing Educators
Conference Website:
Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

500 Canal St, LA 70130,
New Orleans, New Orleans
United States

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