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2018 Conference Registration Now Open!

Conference Agenda:

Friday October 12, 2018 

Welcome Reception 


5 most controversial changes in the AHA/ACC Guidelines for Exercise in CHD


Cardiac Catheterization Review


Poster Session


Saturday October 13, 2018

Murmur Assessment


Use of Subcutaneous Treprostinil


Flipped Classroom Approach to Annual Skills in CICU


Interprofessional Teams Needed to Coordinate Care for Complex Children


Hybrid Procedure and Post-op Management 


Atrial Electrograms




Simulation with BCH SIMPeds including HVAD review and post-operative arrhythmia review


Cardiac Registry Heart Specimens 



Winter Newsletter Now Published


2018 Fall Conference Dates:

October 12, 2018: Poster Session, Mini-Lectures, Opening Reception

October 13, 2018: Full Day Conference


Annual Conference Poster Contest!

We will have posters displayed at the opening reception for our annual conference on October 12, 2018. The Board of Directors and the Research Committee chairperson will review the posters and announce the winner and prize at the conclusion of the conference. If you have displayed posters at national or interational meetings or if you have a new poster, share it with your colleagues at our Fall 2018 conference! 

Newsletter Committee

Please contact Justine for information on submitting for or editing our newsletter!

Research Committee

The Research Committee is directly involved in the process of awarding a research grant to an outstanding applicant.  Please contact us if you are interested in joining this committee.

Being a member of NPCNA makes me realize the huge impact that bedside cardiac nurses can make!      

Caitlin O’Connell, MS, RN, CPNP, Boston Children's Hospital