2023 Stroke Conference

Get relevant stroke nursing education for you and your team.

The American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) Advances in Stroke Care Conference will bring you more stroke education than ever before! You will not want to miss this event! The conference will be held Thursday, August 3 - Saturday, August 5, 2023 in Louisville, KY. There will be no virtual component to this conference.

The health and well-being of our conference attendees is our top priority. At this time, the Stroke Conference will be held as an in-person event in Louisville, KY. All in-person attendees will be asked to review and agree to the Attendee Commitment to Safety Agreement and Waiver during the registration process. 

Earn up to 17 CE contact hours* with robust stroke education!

If you are involved in the care of stroke patients—whether you are an advanced practice nurse, a stroke coordinator or administrator, a critical care neuroscience nurse, a nurse new to stroke care, or someone preparing for the Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) examination—this conference will help you achieve your educational goals. The Stroke Conference will cover topics such as quality, program management, clinical practice, and much more. Register today so you don't miss the opportunity to hear from dynamic speakers and earn CE!
*Includes pre-conference sessions

Group Registration: Groups of 5 or more save 10%

In order to help your institution take advantage of the caliber of education available to your staff at the Stroke Conference, special group registration discounts and promotions are available. When you register a group of five or more attendees from the same facility, you save 10%.

Learn how to register a group.

The premier conference for stroke nursing education

By attending the Stroke Conference you can

  • earn up to 17 continuing education contact hours (includes pre-conference sessions)
  • listen to captivating featured speakers
  • attend educational sessions directed at your interest and level of practice
  • connect with exhibitors to learn about new products and programs

What your stroke nursing peers had to say about the 2022 Stroke Conference:

  • Great conference overall. Many awesome speakers and some very timely topics.

  • Great content and great speakers. Well done!

  • This conference never disappoints me. I learn several knew and interesting things every year, and am able to share with my team.

Conference Outcomes

  • Recognize the essential nursing skills for the care and management of stroke patients throughout the continuum of care.
  • Describe the current guidelines directing stroke treatment options, criteria for treatment, and risks and benefits of treatment.
  • Discuss stroke risk factors, primary and secondary prevention strategies, etiology of stroke and diagnostic testing available for patients in both the hospital and community setting.
  • Discuss the different pathologies of cerebrovascular disease that are a risk and etiology of stroke in the adult population.
  • Describe the different roles of the multidisciplinary team across the continuum that cares for the stroke patient population and discuss the influence each has on stroke patient outcomes.

AMWFlogoApply for an Agnes Marshall Walker Foundation (AMWF) Grant

The AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference Grant is awarded to provide financial assistance to cover the registration fee to attend the AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference. Learn more and apply by Wednesday, May 31, 2023.

Exhibit at AANN's Advances in Stroke Care Conference

Learn more about exhibiting at the Stroke Conference.