2021 Fall Conference (On-Demand) & Membership Assembly (Live, Virtual Event)

Register now to participate in the 2021 ARNA Fall Conference and Membership Assembly!

The educational sessions of the event will provide both members and guests with valuable insights and strategies to cope with current issues in all areas of practice. Learn how to recognize victims of sex trafficking, the latest information about COVID-19 and its variants in Arkansas, how to communicate effectively with sexual assault victims and how to help your newest colleagues as they begin their careers.  Finally, get inspired by a message from the President of the American Nurses Association about the power of nurses in advocacy and leadership during the pandemic.  Register today!

This year’s event will consist of two components:

  • Live, virtual Membership Assembly via ZOOM November 5, 2021 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Featuring presentations from Dr. Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN and the State of the Profession where speakers from specialty nursing organizations will provide updates on their initiatives followed by a virtual business meeting. Full agenda and access details for the live webinar will be shared with those registered in the coming weeks.

  • Fall Conference On-Demand open from November 6 – December 4


    • Session 1: Sex Trafficking 101: They Want You to Know – Casonia Vinson, LMSW
    • Session 2: The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Long Train Ride – Jennifer Dillaha, MD
    • Session 3: Transition to Practice Woes: Embracing the Challenges – Sheurika Mckeever, MSN, RN CMSRN
    • Session 4: Role of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Therapeutic Communication – Rhiannon Zerbe, RN, SANE-A

Pre-registration is required for access to the 2021 event. Registration closes on October 29, 2021, at 12:00 pm CST.

The live component is scheduled for November 5th and the on-demand content will open November 6th. Login details to participate in the live program and a link to access the on-demand activity will be emailed to all pre-registered individuals the week of November 1st. Participants can view the on-demand modules at your convenience, anytime, anywhere. Access to the on-demand sessions ends at 11:59 PM CST on December 4, 2021.


ARNA Member: $79.00
Non-Member: $109.00

Registration closes on October 29, 2021, at 12:00 pm CST.


The Arkansas Nurses Association (ARNA) is excited to offer a VIRTUAL EVENT BAG for the 2021 Arkansas Fall Conference & Membership Assembly, being provided as a virtual, on-demand program this and we would like to invite you to participate as a sponsor!

The VIRTUAL EVENT BAG is a digital advertising and promotion page shared with participants, and we are inviting companies to participate and provide attendees with advertisements about your company’s products or services, access to special discounts or promotions.

Your placement could be a traditional discount offer, online store discount, educational information, or simply advertise your products/services right inside our page!

Virtual Event Bags will be shared with learners from November 5 through December 4.

Who will be in Attendance?
More than 49,000 RNs will be invited to participate on-demand at this year’s event giving you an opportunity to market your product, service or event to nurses from a variety of practice settings and educational level, from all four corners of the state.

Virtual Event Bag Sponsorship Options

    Space is limited; placement provided on a first-come basis. These advertisements are larger in size and flagged as Featured Sponsors on the digital site.
  • EVENT SPONSOR – $350.00
    Unlimited placement opportunities for you!

Visitor activity is tracked within the system and Virtual Event Bag sponsors have access to reports to monitor engagement/ performance of your placement in the event bag.

REGISTER AS A SPONSOR NOW! Click here to register online

  • Sponsor Registration Deadline – October 1, 2021
  • Sponsorship Placements Must be Built by October 15, 2021

Refund/Cancellation Policy – Sponsor fees, less a $100.00 enrollment processing fee, will be refunded to event sponsors who cannot attend and notify the Arkansas Nurses Association/Midwest MSD office in writing of the cancellation before October 4, 2021. No refunds will be made after October 4, 2021.


Participants will receive 5.5 contact hours for participating in the live webinar and viewing all of the on-demand educational sessions. Contact hours are only available until December 4, 2021

The Midwest Multistate Division is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Please contact Sara Fry at (573) 636-4623 x102 or with any questions.

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Nov 05, 2021 - Dec 04, 2021

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