ICN 2017 - Congress Barcelona 2017 - SPAIN, 27 May - 01 June 2017. The largest International Event for Nurses.

Nurses at the forefront transforming care

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Welcome to the 2017 ICN Congress in Barcelona, Spain! This international gathering of thousands of nurses will explore nurses’ leading role in the transformation of care, with a particular focus on universal health coverage, the Sustainable Development Goals and human resources for health. The Congress will provide opportunities for nurses to build relationships and to disseminate nursing knowledge and leadership across specialties, cultures and countries. The three ICN pillars – Professional Practice, Regulation and Socio-Economic Welfare – will frame the scientific programme and the dynamic exchange of experiences and expertise

The main objectives of the Congress are:

To demonstrate and advance the nursing contribution to informed and sustainable health policies
To support nursing’s contribution to evidence-based healthcare and to encourage problem-solving approaches to health priority needs.
To provide opportunities for an in-depth exchange of experience and expertise within and beyond the international nursing community

Plenary and Main Session Speakers

Michael Riordan

Michael Riordan

Michael Riordan, PhD, MBA, MPhil, BA, Dip Ed, Senior Policy Advisor to the Hon Cameron Dick, Minister for Health and Ambulance Services, QLD, Australia

Aiko Yamamoto

Aiko Yamamoto

Aiko Yamamoto, President, World Society of Disaster Nursing, Japan

Mary Wakefield

Mary Wakefield

Mary Wakefield, Ph.D., R.N., Former Acting Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, United-States.

P1: Nurses at the Forefront Transforming Care, 9:00 Sunday 28 May 2017

Rowaida Al Maaitah

Rowaida Al Maaitah

Rowaida Al Maaitah, Vice president of Jordan National Council for Women’s Health, Jordan.

Leslie Mancuso

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Leslie Mancuso, R.N., President & CEO, Jhpiego, United-States.

Virginia Henderson Lecture, 9:00 Wednesday 31 May

Linda Aiken

Linda Aiken

Linda Aiken, R.N., Director, Centre for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvanie School of Nursing, United-States.

Katja Iversen

Katja Iversen

Katja Iversen, President and CEO of Women Deliver, United-States.

Jos de Blok

Jos de Blok

Jos de Blok, Founder and CEO of Buurtzorg, Netherlands.

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ICN 2017
27 May - 1 June 2017
Barcelona, Spain

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