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Unity Conference for Nursing Excellence: hosted by UAPRN and GNA

Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Parkway Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30339

Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 12:00pm ET - Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 8:00pm ET

Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Parkway Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30339



Advancing Health Through Synergy


Featured Keynote Speakers: Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN and Peter Buerhaus, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

CE Credits

This event offers 16.0 CEU credits to attendees.
CE accredited by CE accredited by GNA & AANP.

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Additional Registration Information:

UAPRN is excited to announce our partnership with GNA this year to bring you a state level conference that will be better than ever. We will have APRN, RN, and Leadership tracks. We will address topics specifically for educators, as well as introduce ways to be more involved in political advocacy. Together, we bring you a synergy conference like no other.

Topics Include:

  • Opioid Crisis
  • Workplace Violence
  • Mental Health
  • Pharmacology Updates
  • Legislative Updates
  • Disease Management
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Graduate Education Preparedness
  • Women’s Issues
  • Clinical Workshops
  • Children & Adolescence
  • Vulnerable Populations

Featured Events


  • Pelvic Examination and IUD Insertion
  • Labs, Radiologic and EKG interpretation
  • Suturing
  • Joint Injections
  • Emergency Disaster Preparedness
  • Nursing Informatics

Now Available!  Lean Six Sigma Certification on Thursday

Please note: Lean Six Sigma is a 6 hour class (12-6pm) on Thursday. Due to the length of this workshop, signing up for this certification class prevents the attendee from attending other Thursday workshops. 

Evening Gala featuring live music and poet.

Raffles and Lunch & Learn

*Approved 16-21 CEU credits

**Intrested in doing a Poster presentation: Please see attachment and follow abstract submission guidelines for poster presentations for consideration of acceptance at the conference. Poster Abstract Submission deadline= August 20, 2018 Please submit all poster abstracts via with “Poster Abstract” written in subject line. 

Hotel Accommodations

Start date: 10/4/18
End date: 10/7/18
Last day to book: 9/4/18

Marriott hotel(s) offering your special group rate:

  Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center for 125.00 USD per night

Book your group rate for Unity Conference of Nursing Excellence: Advancing Health Through Synergy

Featured Keynote Speakers: 

Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN
Chief Nursing Officer, Health System Chief Nursing Executive, Senior Vice President of Nursing & Director of Nursing Research

Dr. Linda Burnes Bolton is a renowned leader who oversees the delivery of high-quality nursing care for patients and the development and support of the professional practice of nursing at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Additionally, Dr. Burnes oversees the ambulatory care clinics, the Medical Network and the Marina Del Rey Hospital, a community hospital affiliate of Cedars-Sinai. She is also a co-investigator of the Regional Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes research team.

Peter Buerhaus, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Professor of Nursing at Montana State University

Dr. Peter Buerhaus is an internationally renowned nurse economist. He is a professor in the College of Nursing and Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies at Montana State University.

Buerhaus’ research includes forecasting nurse and physician supply, developing, and testing measures of the quality of care in hospitals, determining public and provider opinions on issues involving the delivery of healthcare, and assessing the quantity and quality of health care provided by nurse practitioners.