Nebraska Nursing Facility Association and Nebraska Assisted Living Association are excited to present the 2024 NNFA-NALA Spring Convention and Trade Show at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney!

This year's convention theme, Foundations of Care, goes back to the basics, focuses on the foundations of quality care, and addresses staffing, funding, and other industry challenges.

Join assisted living and nursing facility professionals from across the state in coming together to participate in high-quality education sessions, gather industry insights and best practices, find inspiration, and network with peers and industry leaders.


Tuesday, April 23 – Thursday, April 25, 2024

Younes Conference Center South
416 West Talmadge Road
Kearney, Nebraska


Earn up to 18.75 CEs!

Foundations of Care: We've diversified session offerings to meet the education needs of nurses, social services, MDS, administrators, dietary, activities, human resources, and life safety.

  • Tuesday, April 23: 6.25 CEs Available
  • Wednesday, April 24: 4.5 CEs Available
  • Thursday, April 25: 3 CEs Available

On-demand sessions included with registration! Five additional CEs will be available through on-demand virtual sessions, included with each registration at no additional cost.

NOTENHCA has confirmed that Spring Convention CEs meet the Board of Nursing's 2024 requirements for continuing education for both registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs).


Membership Meeting
Tuesday, April 23 | 3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
For NNFA/NALA Members Only | Sponsored by The Olson Group

Care PAC Reception
Tuesday, April 23 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Cunningham's Journal On The Lake
Open to members who have contributed to Care PAC in 2024 and business members who have contributed $250 or more in 2024. | Must be a member to contribute. Contribute online here.

Trade Show
Wednesday, April 24 | 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Network with approximately 300 of Nebraska’s top health care professionals all gathering in one place at the trade show, working toward the common goal of providing quality care.


Gifts Across Nebraska Silent Auction and Raffle
Support Nebraska Health Care Foundation in the Gifts Across Nebraska Silent Auction and Raffle.

Awards and Scholarship Ceremony
Wednesday, April 24 | 10:10 - 11:00 a.m.
Join NHCA as we recognize and celebrate the 2024 NHCF scholarship recipients and annual NNFA/NALA spring award recipients. | Sponsored by Health Care Information Systems and Medi-Bill Systems

Keynote: Navigating the "Turnovers" in Life
Wednesday, April 24 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bill Busch was a Division 1 football coach  three times at Nebraska  for over 30 years. Although he’s known for being a dynamic leader as a position coach and defensive coordinator, you don’t have to be a sports fan to appreciate his valuable insight on navigating the "turnovers" in life! | Sponsored by McKesson

Registration Information

Pre-registration is encouraged. Registration at the door will be accepted only if space permits. An invoice will be emailed. To confirm your registration, call the NNFA-NALA office at 402-435-3551.

See substitution, cancellation, and refund policies here.

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