Schedule at a Glance: 2018 Symposium


Monday February 19  Pre-Conference

2:00 p.m.

First Aid Skills for Camp Nurses

6:30 p.m.

First Time Attendee Welcome

7:00 p.m.

ACN Annual Meeting

Tuesday February 20

7:30 a.m.

Registration Open:  Light Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction

8:45 a.m.

Keynote - Marcus Engel "The Other End of the Stethoscope"

10:15 a.m.

Round Table Discussions

  • Mentoring New Camp Nurses
  • Working With Camp Directors
  • Managing LGBTQ Issues at Camp
  • Wisdom of a Camp Nurse Icon: Interview with Jane McEldowney
  • Creating an Atmosphere of Acceptance for Diversity at Camp
  • Preparing for an ACA Visit

11:45 a.m.


1:15 p.m.

What’s New on the ACN Website

1:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Is that a tick?!?! A Review of Current Trends and Recommendations for Tick Management and Lyme Disease Prevention in the Camp Setting

  • Generation Z: Who's Working at Camp

2:45 p.m.


3:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions

  • Respiratory Assessment at Camp
  • Managing Anaphylaxis in the Camp Setting

4:15 p.m.

Wrap-Up and Closing

Wednesday February 21

This is a joint ACN / ACA day. You may attend any ACA sessions. CE credit offered only for the ACN sessions listed below

8:30 a.m.

The Trauma Informed Camp

10:00 a.m.

Concussions at Camp

1:15 p.m.

MESH: Eating Disorders at Camp

2:45 p.m.

Allowable By Law or Doable By Camp Experience: Scope of Practice

5:30 p.m.

Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall and Reception