Share the experience of AACN’s National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) with your colleagues and take home new evidence-based knowledge to make an impact at the bedside.
Enhance your knowledge or focus on specialized content. The conference can be customized to suit your unique learning objectives with hundreds of sessions developed by learning facilitators who are experts in critical care.
Hundreds of learning activities feature the latest innovations in practice, technology and healthcare delivery, evidence-based practice and research to meet your clinical and professional practice education needs. Connecting with friends and colleagues at special events throughout the week will round out this inspirational experience.
Education Aligned with Your Needs
Update your knowledge, refine your skills and learn something new in critical care at the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) and the Advanced Practice Institute (API). Our educational conference features the latest innovations in high-acuity and critical care practice, technology, healthcare delivery, evidence-based practices and research.
At NTI, there are boundless educational opportunities aligned with the needs of high-acuity and critical care nurses, who take care of the sickest patients and their families. Choose from hundreds of sessions covering 30 diverse clinical and professional development topics, and visit over 400 exhibitors at the Critical Care Exposition.
Our attendees practice in a dozen areas — in roles ranging from staff nurse to manager and APRN. Whether you are a new or experienced nurse, our curriculum offers in-depth content using the most up-to-date evidence-based guidelines and practice standards. Equally as important, you can find nearly as many educational opportunities to enhance your professional development.
Critical Care Exposition
Explore the largest and most comprehensive trade show for high acuity and critical care nurses, and return to your unit with new techniques, innovative products and services to share with your unit and hospital.
The Critical Care Exposition is the largest, most comprehensive trade show for high acuity and critical care nurses. Attendees will experience hands-on interactions with exhibitors. The Critical Care Exposition offers 14 hours of exhibit time over three days, with 10 hours unopposed by clinical sessions.
More than 300,000 Square Feet and Hundreds of Exhibits
The newest equipment, devices, pharmaceuticals, supplies and technology
Hands-on demonstrations of the latest products or conduct market research on future products
Hundreds of ExpoEd education sessions where you'll receive continuing education recognition points (CERPs)
More than 100 career-related exhibits
Employment, education and career advancement opportunities
Nursing apparel and lifestyle items
Educational resources, publications and organizations
The Critical Care Exposition is the largest, most comprehensive trade show for acute and critical care nurses, advanced practice nurses, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners and nurse managers as well as progressive care, transport and emergency department nurses who treat critically ill patients.
By exhibiting, you and your sales and marketing team can meet AACN's audience of 6,000-7,000 influential nurses.
AACN, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit association, is more than the world’s largest specialty nursing organization - we are an exceptional community of acute and critical care nurses offering unwavering professional and personal support in pursuit of the best possible patient care.