What is the CNA Travelers Convention?

The convention is dedicated to traveling Certified Nursing Assistants, and Certified Medication Aids. This event is for new and seasoned travelers who are ready to travel and want a better understanding of the process. We promise that you'll come away from the convention with a whole new set of skills on how to manage your traveling journey!

Yes! Certified Nursing Assistants, and Certified Medication Aids,  This event will detail information regarding how to become a traveler, (how to get started). The convention will provide housing information, travel information, contract negotiation information, tax information from none other than Joseph Smith (3rd year speaking). Many of the sessions offered will discuss the strategies, tips, and suggestions on how to approach the many challenges travelers will face along the road. Kay Epi Slane of Highway Hypodermics is our Master of Ceremonies for the 3rd year and will also be speaking this year on What recruiter want in a travelers.

The Exhibit Room/Hall will have travel agencies with open positions ready to fill ASAP, various individuals/companies who will be speaking , and vendors to purchase from also.

Hello, I am Della Campbell, the President, and Chief Financial Officer of the CNA Travelers Convention. I am Certified in (20+ States). I have been a traveling CNA since 2005 on and off. I have been blessed to travel the U.S.A while doing what I love, as a CNA. 

Hello!! I am Jeanette Coates Marketing Manager of the CNA Travelers Convention. I am certified in 23+ states and counting. I have been traveling for exactly 1 1/2 year now an truly enjoy this journey alongside my husband Tramaine Coates. I am currently on contract in Maine. 

Hello, I am Nikki Callins. The Vice President of CNA Travelers Convention. I have worked as a CNA for 3 years, traveling for all but 6 months. I usually stay at my travel assignments 6 months to a year. Hospice is my absolute first love. It's definitely my passion and helps greatly in my purpose. Currently on contract in Washington DC.

Hello, I am Tramiane Coates the point of contact during exhibitor set-up, attendees registration, sales. This is my 2 year working with the CNA Travelers Convention. I am not a CNA traveler myself but I travel with my wife Jeanette Coates and together we speak on CNA/Spouse related stress and burnout.

Kay Epi Slane

Master of Ceremonies 

Convention Adviser, 

(full bio under speaker tab)

CNA Travelers Convention History

August 2018 Atlanta, GA

1st Annual CNA Travelers Convention 

20 CNAs attended the convention

July 2019, Daytona Beach, FL

2nd Annual CNA Travelers Convention

34 CNAs attended the convention.