The ANA-Illinois Board of Directors invites you to the 2020 Professional Issues Conference to be held virtually on Saturday, November 7.  This is our 8th Annual Conference, and even though we are now offering the program online vs. in-person, we excited to ‘welcome’ nurses from across the state to our program.

Participation in the conference will be very easy … all you need is a computer or tablet (desktop or laptop) with access to the internet.  The conference content will be brought to you via the online conference platform and the video conferencing software, Zoom®.  There will be opportunities for you to interact with our speakers using the Q&A feature on Zoom®.

Event Details:

November 7, 2020
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Virtual Event – Zoom

KEYNOTE SESSION: The Unforgettable Nurse

Tena Browns

An exciting, irrepressible, unstoppable speaker and leader, Tena Browns is thrilled to direct her skills and energy to healthcare professionals motivating them to live more compassionate lives. Her personal healthcare journey has given her a rare perspective that’s informative, entertaining and always uplifting. Her presentation is guaranteed to touch your heart as well as prompt you to consider the “what if” in your life and will inspire you to live a positively unforgettable life.

About Tena:
 Tena is a passionate and unforgettable inspirational speaker, patient advocate, psoriasis consultant, author and teacher. For more than 20 years, she has motivated professionals and individuals alike with her insightful approach to the patient experience. Tena’s personal health experience places her in a unique position to elevate patient care. She has suffered from a lifelong chronic illness that has propelled and motivated her to develop extraordinary empathy with the personal struggles and self-esteem issues of patients.