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2023 International Rural Nursing Conference

July 25, 2023 - July 28, 2023

East Tennessee State University’s College of Nursing is excited to announce that the 2023 International Rural Nursing Conference will be held in Johnson City, Tennessee from July 25-28, 2023.  The theme this year is Nurses Addressing Rural Health Equity in Practice, Education, and Research.

The 2023 International Rural Nursing Conference is focused on bringing together rural and remote nurses, other healthcare professionals, educators, and researchers to address the unique and varied health aspects of rural and remote communities focusing on culture, global health, policy, and interdisciplinary professional issues.


  1. Culture/Social:Recognize how culture/social determinants of health impact health and healthcare equity, and adopt culturally safe, client-centered approaches to promote positive health outcomes for global rural and remote clients, communities, and populations.
  2. Health Across the Globe: Examine WHO global health indicators for practice, education, and research strategies to promote the overall health and well-being of rural clients, communities, and populations.
  3. Policy:Analyze current policies and the leadership skills required to promote positive equitable change for rural/remote nurses, other healthcare professionals, clients, communities, and populations.
  4. Professional:Evaluate common solutions to address professional issues and challenges involving rural/remote nurses and other health care professionals to promote a healthy workforce for rural/remote clients, communities, and populations.

East Tennessee State University’s College of Nursing is looking forward to hosting this educational opportunity for rural/remote nurses to learn, network, and take in all Johnson City and surrounding areas has to offer!

CLICK HERE to enroll/register for this event!

Things to do in Johnson City & Surrounding Area Information

In Johnson City and the surrounding areas, there are opportunities for shopping, events, amusement parks, hiking, dining, cycling, camping, golf, and much, much more.  The following areas are within driving distance for your enjoyment and exploration: Johnson City, Kingsport, Bristol, Pigeon Forge, Scott County, VA, Asheville, NC

Travel Information
Local Airport
Tri-Cities Airport (Airport code TRI)
2525 Highway 75, Suite 301
Blountville, TN 37617

Transportation information from airport


Other Airports within driving distance: Asheville (AVL), NC and Knoxville (TYS), TN.


July 25, 2023
July 28, 2023
Event Category:


Rural Nurse Organization
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Carnegie Hotel
1216 W State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604 United States
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