ABNS – American Board of Nursing Specialties

ABNS Spring 2018 Conference

Savannah Marriott Waterfront  ~  March 1 - 3, 2018 ~  Savannah, Georgia

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Registration Rates - Download the registration form
  • Regular or Affiliate Member (first or second attendee): $450
  • Regular or Affiliate Member (additional attendee(s) after 2): $400
  • Auditor (individuals whose organizations are not ABNS members): $600

Sponsorship Opportunities - Download the registration form
For additional information or for sponsorship opportunities not listed below, contact Robert Ranieri, ABNS Acount Manager at 205-795-7127 or email abns@nursingcertification.org

  • Breakfast (Saturday): $3,000
  • Lunch (Friday): $4,200
  • Morning Break (Saturday): $2,000
  • Opening Reception: $4,200

Registration and Method of Payment
Payment must be made by check, click here to download the registration form. Make check payable to ABNS, 3416 Primm Lane, Birmingham, AL 35216. Registration and payment must be received on or before February 23, 2017. Refunds will not be issued after February 23.

Tentative Schedule

(subject to change)

Time Thursday Room
9am - 5pm Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification, Inc. Meeting (for elected Board members)
Time Friday Room
8am - 9am
CE/CAE: 1.00
Accreditation Overview and Q & A by ABSNC Board of Directors
  • Also see the ABSNC Accreditation Questions Table in the Registration Area throughout the day.

9am - 12noon
CE/CAE: 2.75
ABNS Assembly Meeting
12noon - 1:30pm LUNCH
1:30pm - 3:30pm
CE/CAE: 1.75
Organizational Sharing
3:30pm - 5pm
CE/CAE: 1.50
Afternoon Presentation
Topic: Update on the 2010 Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report on the Future of Nursing



5:30pm - 6:30pm


Time Saturday Room
8:30am - 10am
CE/CAE: 1.50
Morning Presentation
Topic: Overview of Health Economy and its Effect on Certification

10am - 10:15am BREAK
10:15am - 11:45am
CE/CAE: 1.50
Morning Presentation
Topic: Nursing Work Shortage projections and its Impact on the Workplace and Certification
12noon ADJOURN  


Savannah Marriott Riverfront
100 General McIntosh Boulevard
Savannah, Georgia 31401
P: 912-233-7722

March 1 - 3, 2018

Guest Reservations
Contact the hotel at 912-233-7722 and mention the ABNS Spring Conference to receive the group rate. Or you may book your room online:

Click Here to Book Online.

The group rate is available until Monday, February 6, 2017 or when rooms sell out. All reservations must be guaranteed by a credit card. Reservation requests received after the cut-off date will be based on availability at the hotel’s prevailing rates.

Room Rates
$180 single/double per night ($20 each additional person) subject to applicable taxes (currently 13% plus a $5 state fee and $1 city occupancy fee).

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport - SAV
Hotel direction: 10.6 miles SE
This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

On-site parking, fee: 21 USD daily
Self-parking only, no valet service

Please Note

Regarding Verification of Credentials
ABNS and ABSNC do not verify certification credentials of individual certified nurses. To verify a credential, contact the certifying agency that granted the credential. ABNS and ABSNC do not administer certification programs.

This website contains information specific to specialty nursing certification and is not intended or designed to give medical or nursing advice.

Contact Us

3416 Primm Lane
Birmingham, AL 35216 USA
Fax: 205-823-2760


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