17th National Doctors of
Nursing Practice Conference
Academy of Doctoral Prepared Nurses Summit,
Key West, FL

The Next Step in Professional Development to
Improve Healthcare Outcomes

This conference and summit will crystalize efforts of doctoral prepared nurses to assure strategic steps of collaboration and productivity to address a wide range of topics and issues that doctoral prepared nurses can address together.

June 25-27, 2024

Beachside Resort & Residences
3841 North Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, Florida, USA, 33040

This event is offered in both
in-person and virtual options

KW Sunset

2024 Conference Objectives
By the end of this conference participants will be able to:

  • Identify categories of healthcare outcomes that can best be realized by a joint effort of doctoral prepared nurses.
  • Describe essential steps needed to coalesce the talents and expertise of nursing colleagues to create sustainable impacts on select health care issues.
  • Explore the methods of maximizing existing and creating future systems to support the synergy of dedicated nursing professional.


Continuing Education
Contact Hours 12

To receive contact hours for this activity the participant must:

1. Attend selected breakout and plenary sessions in their entirety,
2. View and engage with the poster presenters,
3. Complete evaluation forms reflecting participation, insights and feedback.

This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing for 12 hours for both the Virtual and In-Person event.

Provider and Activity number: 50-18959

2024 Conference Registration Deadlines & Fees

Virtual Registration ends
June 23, 2024 $295

Presenter Registration ends
May 15, 2024 $520

Student Registration Rate ends
June 1, 2024 $525

Military Registration Rate ends
June 1, 2024 $525

One Day Registration Rate ends
June 1, 2024 $300 (Not available for presenters)

Regular Conference Registration Rate ends
June 1, 2024 $600

Late & on site Conference Registration Rate is available
June 2, 2024 through June 25, 2024 $650

Hotel Rates

Conference rates are available 3 days pre and post event. The resort fee is waived. Comp WIFI throughout hotel. Parking fee is waived.

Room  Rate
Standard king room $254
One Bedroom suite resort view $354
One bedroom suite Water view $404
Two bedroom suite $514
Three bedroom suite $774

Submission deadline is 11:59 PM EST, May 1, 2024.

Terms/Conditions  Speakers/Authors Form

2024 Submission Instructions

2024 Exhibitors and Sponsors Opportunities
Space is limited!  We encourage all Exhibitors to secure their booth early.

2024 Call for Student Volunteers


With great pleasure we invite current DNP students to participate as volunteers in the 17th National DNP Conference / ADPN Summit taking place June 25-27, 2024 in Key West, FL. Conference success is dependent on the services and support of volunteers.

As a volunteer you must be available all three days of the conference. You will have full access to all elements of the conference. Your registration has been provided for your services. Your responsibilities will be identified and articulated by Dr. Sandra Copeland ahead of time. You will be representing the DNP Inc. and ADPN organizations at all times. We are proud to include you as a part of the team.

All transportation, room and food are your responsibility.  Student volunteers are not eligible to present.

Applications for Volunteers is now closed