Here is one response received from Dr. Sonja Grypma, Dean, Trinity Western University in Canada: "Thank you very much! I will pass it [email about IFNA Position Statements] along. Your timing is great as we have a curriculum refresh currently underway and have been discussing different approaches to incorporating family-centered care in our BScN [undergraduate] program."
FAMILY NURSING PRACTICE NEWS
Dr. Nuria Esandi Larramendi (Spain) promotes family nursing in the care of older adults and their families. She is a lecturer at the University of Navarra and conducts research about family experience of living with chronic illness, particularly early stage Alzheimer`s disease.
Marianne Fjose (Norway) is conducting a mixed methods study to examine how elderly patients with cancer in the palliative phase and their family members experience relationships, interactions, and challenges in family life.
The Call for Abstracts for the 13th International Family Nursing Conference (#IFNC13) in Pamplona, Spain is now open from July 18, 2016 to October 7, 2016. [Read more]
Opening keynote speaker for #IFNC13 will be
Dr. Martha (Marti) Driessnack (USA). She will weave children's art and stories with emerging research on the importance of intergenerational relationships and family lore, shifting the common question of "Where are you from?" to the more revealing
"Who are you from?" [Read more]