2019 AANAC and AADNS Conference Registration Information

Before You Register

Before you begin the registration process, please read the three steps below.

  1. Make sure your membership is up-to-date to take advantage of the membership discount. You can check your status by logging in and going to My Account > My Membership

  2. You will need your AANAC/AADNS Login in order to register. This will most likely be your email address. Forgot your Login?

  3. Now you're ready! 

Note: If you are taking advantage of our group discount by registering three or more people at the same time, be sure to have the above information for each individual. The group discount will apply when at least 3 people are registered in the same transaction

If you would like to register for a Preconference workshop only (attendee will not stay for conference), please visit our Preconference Workshops Page for the registration information. 

Registration Fees

Conference  AANAC or AADNS Member           Non-Member
 Early bird before Mar. 4, 2019  $480 $815
 Standard between Mar. 5-Mar. 25, 2019                                                                                                       $530 865
 On-site after Mar. 25, 2019 $580 $865


Preconference Workshops                                                                                                                                  AANAC or AADNS Member          Non-Member
$575 $775
   RAC-CT Recertification
$225 $425
    QCP  $525 $925
$195 $390


Important Deadlines

Mar. 1, 2019 – Discounted hotel rate is available through this date; however rooms at this rate are at a first-come, first-served basis, so please book early to ensure your spot. 

Mar. 4, 2019 – Early-bird discount ends at midnight MT.

Mar. 25, 2019 – Pre-registration deadline. All registrations after this date must be handled on-site and higher fees will apply (see table below).

Group Registration

If you are registering a group, you can register in the following ways: 

  1. Online and click Add Person on your Registration Summary page after you complete a single registration.

  2. Complete the Group Registration Form.

  3. Mail form with payment to AANAC 400 S Colorado Blvd Suite 600, Denver, CO 80246

  4. Call 800.768.1880

Payment Information

AANAC and AADNS Conference accepts Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. If a check payment is accompanying your form, please make the check out to AANAC. We are unable to process registration forms received without payment. Please mail your registration form with payment to: 

400 S Colorado Blvd, Ste 600, Denver, CO 80246

Continuing Education

The 2019 AANAC and AADNS Conference has been approved for up to 10 continuing nursing education hours. The three-day Preconference workshops are pre-approved for up to 22.5 continuing nursing education hours. The two-day RAC-CT Recertification workshop is approved for up to 7.5 continuing nursing education hours. Receipt of Continuing Education credit is dependent on your attendance at over 80% of the event.

The American Association of Post-Acute Care Nursing (AAPACN)* is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

*AAPACN d/b/a American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordination (AANAC)/American Association of Directors of Nursing Services (AADNS) 

AAPACN works in conjunction with the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) to provide nursing home administrators continuing education. Official NAB approval is pending.


Commercial support provided to AANAC and AADNS by exhibitors and/or sponsors has in no way influenced or biased the content of the educational activities and conference sessions. AANAC and AADNS do not endorse or promote commercial products or services within their educational programs that are awarded continuing nursing education. 

AANAC and AADNS do a thorough evaluation when developing and implementing an educational activity to ensure that Planning Committee members, speakers, and presenters do not have conflicts of interest; if a conflict of interest is identified, it is resolved and disclosed to all participants prior to the beginning of the activity.

Cancellation and Transfers

For all preconference workshops and conference, cancellations and/or attendee substitutions must be submitted in writing to the AANAC and AADNS office via email to conference@AANAC.org. All cancellations received by Mar. 25, 2019, will be refunded in full, less a $50 cancellation fee. After Mar. 25, 2019, no refunds will be issued except in case of emergency or a visit from State Surveyors. Registration fees cannot be transferred to other AANAC or AADNS programs.

Educational Session Changes

The agenda disclosed is preliminary. The final agenda and educational offerings may change. Please consult the conference app for final session schedules, or visit www.aanac.org/annual-conference or www.aadns-ltc.org/Events/Annual-Conference for updates to the schedule. 

All planning committee members, speakers, and presenters do not have any conflicts of interest to disclose. For further review, please visit www.AANAC.org/accreditation for information on ANCC accreditation.


You must be an AANAC or AADNS member at the time of registration to qualify for the member rate. Membership is non-transferrable; it is based on the individual and not the organization. Any attendee substitutions must also be AANAC or AADNS members at the time of the registration, or the non-member rate will be assessed. You may join AANAC or AADNS at the time of your registration by adding a membership option on the registration form. Full payment for registration and membership must accompany your registration form.

Conference Registration

Your Conference Registration Includes:

All educational sessions (preconference workshops require additional registration fees), conference materials, Wednesday’s opening reception, lunch on Thursday and breakfast on Friday, all refreshment breaks, and online access to the AANAC and AADNS Conference Community.

Preconference Workshop

Your preconference workshop includes:

The three-day RAC-CT, RAC-CTA, and DNS-CT Workshop registration includes access to certification final exams and lunch each day. 

The two-day QCP Workshop registration includes lunch each day. 

The two-day RAC-CT Recertification and four-hour PDPM Workshop registration includes access to certification final exams.