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Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice: The Keys to Quality Patient Care
Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice: The Keys to Quality Patient Care

December 2016

1 December 2016 Coral Gables, Florida, USA
The Neuroscience Nursing Symposium offers a broad curriculum focusing on state-of-the-art evidence-based practices for nursing and other healthcare professionals who treat and care for neuroscience patients. The program will address the treatment and nursing care of the neuroscience patient from the emergency department through rehabilitation. For more information, email juliez@baptisthealth.net.



January 2017

9-12 January 2017 — Manipal, India
The International Conference on Impact of Global Issues on Women and Children: This conference is for individuals (anthropologists, basic scientists, ecologists, environmentalists, economists, health economists, historians, human rights activists, information technologists, lawyers, midwives, nurses, nutritionists, physicians, politicians, sociologists, social workers) from all parts of the world. The conference offers participants the opportunity to come together and collectively share their knowledge, expertise, and experience on issues relevant to effects of globalization (positive and negative) on children and women.

28 January 2017 — Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The Nurse Link presents 'Atlanta Nurse Expo' 2017 as the first expo of its kind. This one-day event hosted in downtown Atlanta is an interactive network gathering that unites current, future, and aspiring nurses under one roof for empowerment, innovation, and advancement. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in Q & A panels with top professionals and guest speakers, connect with employment and school recruiters, witness live demos, learn about multi-faceted scopes of practice, and shop nurse brands and vendors. All attendees will be entered for scholarship and giveaway drawings to be presented at the event. Through the collaboration of sponsors, unique brands, and businesses, those working and entering nursing will be exposed to the broad possibilities at and beyond the bedside. For more information, visit www.thenurselink.com.

February 2017

1-5 February 2017 — San Diego, California, USA
ACSM Team Physician Course - Part 2  This course provides nurses and other primary healthcare providers with the core knowledge needed to care for sports teams in their communities. Through hands-on workshops you will learn the basic information needed to provide sideline coverage and conduct evaluations of injured athletes. Topics covered include orthopedic, primary care, and emergency medicine. Register at http://www.acsm.org/tpc.

16-19 February 2017 — Miami Beach, Florida, USA
A key strategy for addressing heart disease and stroke is to educate the public and healthcare practitioners about the importance of prevention. When healthcare providers perform consistent risk factor assessments, more patients can be properly diagnosed and medically managed to prevent cardiovascular disease. Both primary and secondary prevention, as well as new developments in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cardiovascular disease, need to be addressed. Complimenting CVD Prevention Symposium are comprehensive updates on the latest advances in cardiovascular medicine. For more information, email juliez@baptisthealth.net.

26 February - 3 March 2017 — Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario presents the 2017 Wound Care Institute. This institute provides opportunities to learn about the best practices in wound care through interactive dialogue with experts and through case studies, demonstrations, and hands-on application labs. Our mission is to reduce the physiological, psychological, and fiscal burden of wounds throughout Ontario by building clinical expertise using best practice guidelines (BPGs) related to wound care. For more information, email gwong@rnao.ca.

March 2017

7-11 March 2017 — Baltimore, Maryland, USA
The International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses presents its 10th Annual Psychopharmacology Institute and 19th Annual Conference. The International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) is offering a program of presentations and posters that addresses cutting-edge issues related to innovative clinical practice, education and research, and diversity in the psychiatric-mental health field.

17-20 March 2017 — Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Creating Healthy Work Environments is designed to help leaders in both academic and clinical settings develop, implement, and maintain strategies that will improve their organizations' work environments. 

21-22 March 2017 — Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Are you interested in the future of nursing education and practice in the UK? This conference will support you as a healthcare educator. Learn about the latest developments in this field, share good practice through facilitated discussions, and network with colleagues from across the globe.

Confirmed keynote speakers include Professor Dame Jill McLeod Clark, Professor Jane Dewing, Dr. Alison Steve and Professor Pauline Pearson. The conference will include a variety of themed streams, interactive sessions including participatory workshops and masterclasses, updates from across the four counties, peer voted best poster prizes and an interactive panel session.

For more information, email education@rcn.org.uk.


April 2017

6-7 April 2017 — Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Oncology Nursing Conference 2017 - The Ever Changing Landscape of Oncology Nursing: From Diagnosis to Survivorship. This conference will provide a comprehensive overview of key topics of interest to nurses and other health care professionals specializing in managing the care of adult and pediatric patients along the cancer experience continuum. The focus of the conference is to highlight nursing care related to specific disease groups and treatments, complementary modalities, palliative care, survivorship, and includes nursing advocacy and professional development. Learn more here.

Topics will include:

  • Patient Management
  • Pharmacology
  • Cell Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Care Coordination
  • Research and Innovation
  • Survivorship
  • Sexuality
  • Ethics
17-19 April 2017 — The Oberoi Dubai, UAE
Conference Series, LLC takes immense pleasure to extend our warm welcome to invite all the participants from all over the world to attend 3rd Annual Congress & Medicare Expo on Primary Healthcare, 17-19 April 2017 Dubai, UAE, which will entail lively debates, prompt keynote presentations, oral talks, poster presentations, workshops, and networking opportunities around a core of plenary and concurrent sessions based on pivotal issues in the primary healthcare sector. Learn more.

26 April 2017 — Wichita, Kansas, USA

This conference is hosted by Epsilon Gamma-at-Large Chapter of STTI. Membership in STTI is not required to participate. We strongly encourage you and your colleagues to submit an abstract and showcase your innovative work supported by evidence in the nursing sector. Contact hours will be offered for this conference: approximately 6-8 hours applicable for RN and LPNs. We look forward to receiving your submission and registration. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or comments. Please visit http://ebpnursingwichita.org/ for more information.

27-28 April 2017 — Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 University of North Carolina's Medical Center Nursing Conference hosted by the Department of Nursing Quality and Research, titled: Nursing Quality and Research: Driving Excellence in Patient Care. This conference will inform attendees on how quality and research are translated into the clinical setting and into clinical practice. The target audience is clinical nurses, those from Magnet™ designated hospitals and those on the Journey to Magnet Excellence™, and any nurse interested in learning about or becoming more proficient in nursing quality and research.

May 2017

8-9 May 2017 — Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce the 2017 Emerging Nurse Scholars Forum to support early career development and international networking of emerging nursing scholars who are embarking on a research-focused career. The Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, ranked #3 in the world, is widely recognized as a research-intensive environment that promotes education and scholarship in nursing.

Competitive awards to provide support for travel and accommodation will be given to all successful applicants. Selected via a peer review application process, participants will be invited to present their doctoral/postdoctoral research to peers and faculty. Preference will be given to applicants whose research and academic interests focus on public health (the health of individuals, groups, or populations), health systems and/or improvement of care/outcomes.

Applications are invited from Canadian, American, and international Registered Nurses or Nurse Practitioners who are near completion or have recently completed a PhD in nursing; or who currently hold or have recently completed a post-doctoral fellowship (within the past year). Participants will be able to meet with nurse researchers who have established successful careers in nursing science. During the forum, Bloomberg faculty will lead discussion sessions and speak on the successful development of an academic career.

Application deadline is February 10, 2017. For more information email, scholars.nursing@utoronto.ca

26 May 2017 — Barcelona, Spain

The newly launched Global Association of Student and Novice Nurses (GASNN) invites you to the first GASNN conference and annual general meeting in Barcelona, Spain, that will welcome student and novice nurses from around the world. GASNN is the first international organization developed, governed, and represented by student and novice nurses. Our mission is simple, to provide a unified voice for student and novice nurses globally through partnerships and collaboration. Join us in Barcelona in May for our inaugural meeting, board elections, and conference! For more information, email globalnursingstudent@gmail.com

30 May - 1 June — Chicago, Illinois, USA
2017 Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) National Forum is supported by an AHRQ Conference Grant award to focus on implementation and dissemination science to interprofessional healthcare educators, practice leaders, and researchers who are dedicated to improve healthcare professionals’ quality and safety competencies. For more information, email methavichitm@gmail.com.

June 2017

1-2 June 2017 — Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Association of Ambulatory Care (CAAC) was founded in 2012 to highlight the groundbreaking work being performed in ambulatory care settings in Canada and globally.
​The CAAC is a voluntary nonprofit organization developed for professionals working in various ambulatory care areas who have a strong commitment and passion toward the delivery of quality health care on an out patient basis. Our members represent an interdisciplinary stakeholders such as RN, physiotherapist, OT, AA, CEO, Director, VP, MoHLtC representation, and international delegates expressing interest and striving for excellence in ambulatory care. For more information, email canadianambulatorycare@gmail.com.

14-17 June 2017 — Pamplona, Spain 

The International Family Nursing Association (IFNA) is an organization whose mission is to transform family health globally. We are pleased to announce the 13th International Family Nursing Conference,‟Improving The Art and Science of Family Nursing: Transforming Health for Families,” at the Universidad de Navarra. With an emphasis on the art and science of nursing, attendees will have ample opportunities to learn about recent advances in the field and share their work and ideas with others who are committed to the advancement of family nursing as they network and create collaborations among researchers, clinicians, educators, and students. With an eye to the future, the conference will emphasize global issues related to family health. We hope to have one Spanish-language session during each of the IFNC13’s concurrent sessions. 

July 2017

27-31 July 2017 — Dublin, Ireland

Join Sigma Theta Tau International for the 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland. Prepare to connect and engage with over 800 nurse researchers, students, clinicians, and leaders who are focused on evidence-based research.


October 2017

28 October - 1 November 2017 — Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Sigma Theta Tau International is excited to invite you to the 44th Biennial Convention. Save the date for STTI's largest event, featuring outstanding plenary speakers, award presentations, networking opportunities, over 800 oral and poster presentations, and the opportunity to travel to a city that is rich in culture, sports, and tradition.


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