Latest Updates on the 2020 ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference®

Update: May 20, 2020
In March it was decided that, due to COVID-19, the ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® would be rescheduled and be co-located with the ANCC National Magnet Conference® in October.   

When we announced this, we stated we would continue to assess the unfolding developments regarding coronavirus. Our priority remains the health and safety of all the world’s people, and our life’s work is to support the nurses and health care workers who are on the front lines during this pandemic. With these thoughts in mind, we are announcing the conference plan. Read More

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The 2020 ANCC Pathway to Excellence Conference® is shaping up to be the biggest and best one yet! Join nurses from across the globe to learn about the most innovative practices, network with peers and colleagues from different walks of life, and celebrate a year of outstanding accomplishments by Pathway nurses!

Who Should Attend?

  • Nurses from any size or type of healthcare organization, including acute, pre/post-acute, and long-term care
  • Nurses from ambulatory and independent outpatient settings, such as clinics, dialysis centers, home care providers, hospices, physician offices, surgical centers, and similar organizations
  • Hospital Administrators/Chief Nursing Officers/Directors of Nursing
  • Directors/Nurse Managers/Frontline Leaders
  • Staff Nurses


  • Network with nursing colleagues and administrators from Pathway-designated and applicant organizations.
  • Understand the long-term value and return on investment of becoming a Pathway to Excellence organization, and how to achieve this distinction.
  • Learn how to align your nursing environment to the Pathway to Excellence practice standards, increase nurse job satisfaction, and improve organizational outcomes.

General Session Speakers

Marcus Engel

Inspires Compassionate Communication in Healthcare

Rebecca Love

Ignites Nurse Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Renee Thompson

Champions Professional Development and Nurse Competency

Didn’t attend the 2019 Pathway Conference? Here are some of the highlights that you missed!

Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd | West Palm Beach, FL | 33401