Florida’s Advocate for Long Term Care
Providers and the Elders They Serve

FHCA Nurse Leadership Program

Gain a wealth of knowledge from national nursing leaders discussing the latest clinical techniques and proven long term care solutions. Learn from their research and practical experiences and identify shared expectations of high-quality clinical care. The annual Nurse Leadership Program is a time for important networking, as well as personal and professional growth.

Save the Date for 2018

May 29, 2018
Nurse Leadership Pre-Sessions

Don CeSar Hotel
St. Pete Beach, FL

May 30 - June 1, 2018
Nurse Leadership Program

Don CeSar Hotel
St. Pete Beach, FL


Attendee registration will open in the early Spring.

Session Highlights

Registration includes contact hours of continuing education, the LTC Excellence in Nursing Awards Luncheon, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks and Welcome Reception with Tabletop Expo. Pre-sessions on May 29 also available for an additional fee.

  • Click here to view the 2017 Nurse Leadership Program Brochure. 

Meet the Speakers

Click here to view our lineup of nationally-recognized long term experts from the 2017 Nurse Leadership Program. Stay tuned for the annoucement of the 2018 speakers! 

FHC-PAC Social

Join us when the luncheon concludes for the FHC-PAC Summer Social. This complimentary event includes a free cocktail, and an opportunity to mingle with your friends, check out the items at the silent auction and learn more about how you can make a difference through grassroots advocacy. To learn more about the FHC-PAC, click here.

Exhibitor and Sponsor Information

Business Partner Tabletop Expo & Welcome Reception will be on Wednesday, May 30, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

  • Stay Tuned for the Tabletop and Sponsorship Brochure and Registration Form.
  • Click here to view a list of the 2017 Exhibitors and Sponsors. 

Email Jenny Early for more information about sponsorships. 


Click here to view FHCA's Internal Sponsorship Policy. 

1. Due to security and sales tax implications, no firm or organization sponsoring any FHCA event or serving as an exhibitor is permitted to engage in direct sales (cash, check, or credit card) activity within the exhibit area or contracted conference space. Payment information for future orders is not permitted to be collected as well within the exhibit area or contracted conference space. 

2. Anyone selling T.E.N.S. units to consumers are required to have a Home Medical Equipment License (HME) by the Agency for Health Care Administration.
Florida Statute 400.93 Licensure required; exemptions; unlawful acts; penalties.—

(1) Any person or entity that holds itself out to the public as providing home medical equipment and services or accepts physician orders for home medical equipment and services is subject to licensure under this part.
(2) Any person or entity that holds itself out to the public as providing home medical equipment that typically requires home medical services is subject to licensure under this part.

Long Term Care Excellence in Nursing Awards 

Each year, FHCA recognizes recipients of the Nurse Administrator, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse and Certified Nursing Assistant of the Year, along with the Rising Star in Nursing Award, at the Annual Awards Luncheon on Thursday of the event. Nomination submissions will open in the spring. Click here to learn more about FHCA's Excellence in Nursing Awards.

Hotel Information

Don CeSar Hotel
3400 Gulf Blvd.
St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

Reservations: Stay tuned for reservation link.