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William F. Connell School of Nursing

22nd Annual Northeast Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference | May 6 - 8, 2015 | Newton, MA

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Now accepting Abstract Poster Applications

Abstract Guidelines

  • Abstracts must be relevant to nurse practitioner practice and must be noncommercial in nature. Content areas include research, clinical practice, professional issues, ethical issues, and education and professional development. Any topic related to nurse practitioner practice is considered appropriate for submission.
  • Abstracts must be no longer than one page (400 words or less) with one-inch margins and Times New Roman font size 12. Abstracts must be accompanied by the poster application and the resume of the presenter.
  • Research abstracts must include title, author, purpose, methodology, results, and implications for nurse practitioner practice.
  • The topic and content must be appropriate for poster presentation.
  • Only completed projects are eligible.
  • Author(s) may submit more than one abstract for review.
  • If accepted, the author(s) or designate must register for at least one conference day and be present for the poster session held in conjunction with the Thursday evening reception. (Please use the full time student early bird rate)
  • Notification letters will be mailed to the first author by March 19, 2015.

Applications must be received on or before March 6, 2015.

Applications can be submitted via mail or email at the addresses below.

Mail:      Boston College Continuing Education Program
            Service Building, Room 206
            140 Commonwealth Avenue
            Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3812




Special Rate at the Marriott Boston Hotel in Newton, MA Expires April 8th

$162 single/double (plus taxes)

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Marriott Boston Hotel in Newton, MA for the nights of Wednesday through Friday, May 6-8, 2015.

Please call the hotel directly at 800-228-9290 and indicate that you are attending the Northeast Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference.


Photo of a previous conference

Conference Overview

The Northeast Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference was established in 1992 with the intent of providing continuing nursing education that expands the basic education and experience of nurse practitioners. It is our mission to assist nurse practitioners in maintaining professional expertise for the delivery of competent quality advanced practice nursing care directed at improving clinical outcomes.

The sponsoring members are the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, the New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association, and the Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing, Continuing Education Program.


Nurse practitioners, nurse clinicians, midwives, physician assistants and students. All other health professionals are welcome.

Contact Hours

This conference will allow you to earn up to 20 nursing contact hours.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Call for Poster Abstracts Opens

Registration Opens

Early Bird Deadline Exhibitors

Poster Abstract Submission Deadline

Early Bird Registration Deadline

Hotel Room Block Ends

Registration Deadline

At the conclusion of this conference, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify critical issues and clinical challenges facing nurse practitioners in the health care environment.
  • Utilize evidence-based strategies in clinical practice to improve patient care outcomes.
  • Mobilize professional resources to prepare for future changes and challenges in health care delivery.