The Deadline for the Call for Abstracts for the
13th International Family Nursing Conference (IFNC13) in Pamplona, Spain is
Friday, October 7, 2016
The IFNA Conference Committee is pleased to announce the Keynote for Day 2 of the conference which will focus on family and family nursing in Spain. This theme was selected in response to your feedback from our previous conference that you would like to hear more about the nature of families and family nursing in our host country.
The first speaker will be
Carolina Montoro-Gurich, PhD
, Professor of Human Geography at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. She is the Vice Dean of Research at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Sub Director of the Institute of Sciences for the Family at the University of Navarra. Dr. Montoro-Gurich's research focuses primarily on migration and family policies. The presentation will give IFNC13 participants a perspective on family health issues in Spain and Europe.
The second speaker and respondent is
Cristina Garcia-Vivar, PhD, MSc, RN
. Dr. Garcia-Vivar is currently the Director of International Affairs of the Spanish General Council of Nurses, and Associate Professor at the School of Nursing, University of Navarra. Dr. Garcia-Vivar's program of research focuses on teaching family nursing interventions to practicing nurses to help them to support families who are caring for a relative with chronic illness. In addition, Dr. Garcia-Vivar is a valued leader in IFNA through her roles on the Board of Directors and the IFNA Practice and Conference Committees. Her presentation will complement the keynote talk from Dr. Montoro-Gurich concerning key issues and family nursing in Spain.