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Diversity Advanced Practice Nurse Doctorate Symposium


Adv. Practice Nurse Doctorate Symposium


  • $50.00  -  NBNA Members
  • $125.00  -  Non-Members of NBNA


Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States of America
Room Number: TBA


Diversity Advanced Practice Nurse Doctorate Symposium @ the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) 47th Annual Institute and Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana


Diversity Advanced Practice Nurse Doctorate Symposium at the National

Black Nurses Association conference in New Orleans, LA!

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Meet Nurse Practitioners & CRNAs of color with doctorate degrees (PhD, EdD, DNP or DNAP). Learn about doctorate programs, differentiation of PhD dissertation and DNP capstone project, rigors of each program, post-doctorate programs, grant writing opportunities, and career trajectories in academia.


And, learn how to build a body of work towards being a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) and or Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP).


Our Moderator is Dr. Donte Flanagan, DNP, CRNA and our guest speaker will be Sheldon Fields, PhD, RN, FNP-C, AACRN, FAAN, FNAP (Board Member, National Black Nurses Association, Former Dean at the NYIT School of Nursing). In addition to his academic and research accomplishments, Dr. Fields was the first ever male registered nurse selected for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellowship Program. As a fellow, he worked in Washington, D.C. for United States Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) on the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions—Subcommittee on Aging during the historic healthcare reform debates and 2009-2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act.


Ticket Prices:

Non-Members of NBNA $125 (CRNAs, RNs, Nurse Practitioners and students)

NBNA Members $50 *Please forward us a copy of your registration to conference or NBNA membership to

This event will include lunch for the attendees too.


HOTEL RESERVATIONS: PLEASE BOOK EARLY! The deadline date for making reservations at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel is July 2, 2019, 5:00 pm est, after this date, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis. If the Group Rate is not available, the Hotel’s rack rate will apply.


Attendees can book rooms straight from this link:



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