2013 Conference

The 11th International Family Nursing Conference – Final Reflections and Looking Ahead The 11th International Family Nursing Conference was held June 19 - 22, 2013 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The conference welcomed 433 attendees from 27 Countries (see further below for the break-down of attendees by country). After two years of planning and anticipation, the 11th IFNC is now part of the remarkable 25 year history of this unique international gathering of family nurses. From the opening flag ceremony to the closing Mexica Aztec Dance and … [Read more...]

Pre-conference Workshops

  Morning Workshops Translating Family Research to Practice and Policy: Examples from practice environments in three countries Unpacking the Illness Beliefs Model: What do we know from practice-based evidence about healing families? Facilitating Family Caregiving: Theory-Driven Intervention Development and Evaluation Afternoon Workshops Using Adaptive Leadership Framework and Trajectory Science Methods for Research in Family Health Integrating Spirituality into Family Nursing Practice:  “Do I need to? Do I want to? What … [Read more...]

Pre-conference Workshops

  Morning Workshops Translating Family Research to Practice and Policy: Examples from practice environments in three countries Unpacking the Illness Beliefs Model: What do we know from practice-based evidence about healing families? Facilitating Family Caregiving: Theory-Driven Intervention Development and Evaluation Afternoon Workshops Using Adaptive Leadership Framework and Trajectory Science Methods for Research in Family Health Integrating Spirituality into Family Nursing Practice:  “Do I need to? Do I want to? What clinical skills … [Read more...]

Exhibitors/Sponsors

IFNA would like to acknowledge the generous support of the conference sponsors and exhibitors.   Official Conference Sponsor       Conference Sponsors / Exhibitors   Kathy and George Knafl UMMC, Medical Staff Dr. Lorraine M. Wright / Dr. Janice Bell … [Read more...]

About Minneapolis

The host city for the 11 IFNC is Minneapolis, Minnesota – With its gleaming skyscrapers set amid glittering lakes, Minneapolis makes for an attractive and fun getaway.  A truly year-round destination, the city offers activities for every season.  Whether you want to escape the winter cold or the summer warmth, the Mall of America offers shopping, dining and entertainment options for any time of the year.   The theatre scene is thriving.  Minneapolis has more seats per capita than any U.S. city except New York.  Known as “The City of Lakes”, … [Read more...]

Conference Highlights

Highlights of the 2013 conference include: 3 keynote speakers: Patricia Benner RN, PhD, FAAN, is a Professor Emerita University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing.  She is a noted nursing educator and author of From Novice to Expert: Excellence and Power in Nursing Practice, which has been translated into eight languages. She has directed over 50 doctoral dissertations. She pioneered the use of Interpretive Phenomenology in Nursing.  She is the director of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching National … [Read more...]

11th International Family Nursing Conference

“Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future” June 19 – 22, 2013 Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA   Click here for the Conference Brochure Exhibitor / Sponsorship Opportunities   Conference Rates $485.00 IFNA Member / $585.00 Non-Member Student Rate: $400.00 One-day Rate: $250.00 Preconference Rates - $100.00/each   Objectives As reflected in our conference theme “Honoring the Past; Celebrating the Future”, the 11th International Family Nursing Conference will continue a tradition … [Read more...]