4-7 May — Rhodes Island, Greece
On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is a great pleasure to invite you to attend the 8th Congress of the European Operating Room Nurses Association (EORNA). The congress will be held in Rhodes island – Greece from the 4th
to the 7th of May 2017. It will be a great moment bringing together all committed nurses, leaders and perioperative professionals. The scientific program will offer delegates a wide range of innovative and interesting topics, with oral presentations, poster sessions and workshops. This congress will be an excellent opportunity to enhance and strengthen your knowledge for improving perioperative care. For more information, visit http://eornacongress.eu/
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, email@example.com
10-13 May 2017 — New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
The American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) 2017 Annual Conference is the only conference that offers education for current and future ambulatory care and telehealth nurses. The program has been carefully designed to help you discover the latest clinical, management, and leadership trends in the specialty. This year, you can customize your learning with three tracks: Care Coordination and Transition Management, Leadership, and Telehealth. register and view full program at http://conference.aaacn.org/
21-25 May 2017 — Houston, Texas, USA
Share the experience of AACN’s National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition with your colleagues, and take home new evidence-based knowledge to make an impact at the bedside. More than 300 sessions and 37.5 CEs on-site offer the most relevant and innovative educational content for high-acuity and critical care nurses. For more information, visit http://www.aacn.org/nti
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
26 May 2017 — Sainte Catherine, Montreal, Quebec
Organizational health care restructuring, budget cuts and shortage of health professionals have prompted changes in nursing staff mix.When mainly cost-driven, the resulting staff mix may impact patient acuity, resulting in serious clinical errors and creating an environment which does not allow nurses to fulfill their commitment to provide safe, competent and ethical care.This symposium will be of interest to health care providers, nurse managers and administrators, employers, researchers, educators, regulators and policy-makers.
Keynote Speakers include:
• Irmajean Bajnok, RN, PhD - Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO)
• Ann Casey, RN, MSc - NHS Improvement; University College Hospital London; UK Care Quality Commission, London, UK
• Keith Hurst, PhD, Health and Social Care Workforce Planning and Development, Nottingham, UK
• Linda McGillis Hall, RN, PhD, FAAN, FCAHS, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
• Learn about nursing staff mix decision-making and how it relates to care delivery.
• Explore tools and strategies for creating a staff mix that responds to patient needs and optimizes outcomes for clients, staff and organizations.
• Discuss and discover ways to deliver highest quality care to all patients, thereby reducing errors and enhancing patient outcomes.
Join us for a thought-provoking day as we hear from prominent nursing leaders on current issues and strategies which impact nursing staff mix and patient acuity. Continuing Education for Nurses: 6.0 accredited hours. For more information, visit http://www.jghnursing-soinsinfirmiershgj.org/.
26-28 May — Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
The Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses invites you to attend their Eighth CAFAN AGM and Conference. You should attend to take part in evidence-based education; regardless if you are a novice or a seasoned practitioner; to learn, share and enjoy a stimulating and challenging environment; enhance your practice through new products and techniques; network with colleagues and share successes and challenges; and return to your practice with new perspectives on improving client outcomes. For more information, visit https://www.cafcn.ca/events.html.
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 email@example.com.