Webinar – Expanding Simulation Strategies to Include a Focus on Family – FREE for IFNA Members

Expanding Simulation Strategies to Include a Focus on Family Archived Viewing the archive is FREE for *IFNA Members, please send an email to Debbie@internationalfamilynursing.org. $15.00 for Non-members $15.00 for *IFNA Members wanting CE Credit Presented by Colleen Royle, EdD, MSN, RN Colleen has seven years of research and education expertise in simulation and serves as the Learning Resource Laboratory & Simulation Coordinator at the School of Nursing, Minnesota State University (MSU) in Mankato, Minnesota, USA.  Colleen and her … [Read more...]

Curriculum Evaluation Using the IFNA Generalist Competencies for Family Nursing Practice

Curriculum Evaluation Using the IFNA Position Statement on Generalist Competencies for Family Nursing Practice This Webinar was archived and available for viewing free of charge - click here Description Using a blueprint based on program evaluation theory, the program was assessed based on the key concepts identified in the IFNA Position Statement on Generalist Competencies for Family Nursing Practice. A survey instrument based on the five IFNA competencies was created and applied to each course in the program. In addition, lead faculty … [Read more...]

Mixed-Methods Synthesis Research: Strategies for Advancing Family Science

Mixed-Methods Synthesis Research: Strategies for Advancing Family Science Kathleen A. Knafl, PhD, FAAN Frances Hill Fox Distinguished Professor Division of Family Nursing University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Dr. Knafl, a sociologist who has spent her entire academic career in nursing, her research addresses family response childhood chronic conditions. For over 30 years she has taught family theory and research methods and mentored both faculty and students interested in family research. She has been a major contributor to … [Read more...]

Tweet, Post & Chat: Maximizing Your Conference (IFNC12) Experience through the Use of Social Media

FREE Archived WEBINAR Tweet, Post & Chat: Maximizing Your Conference (IFNC12) Experience through the Use of Social Media Archived webinar can now be accessed. Presenters: Wilma Schroeder MMFT, BN, RN, CAE, is co-chair of the IFNA Communications Committee. She is course leader of the Family Nursing course at Red River College in Winnipeg, Canada, and is passionate about encouraging students and nurses to “think family”. Wilma is a family therapist as well as a nurse educator, and uses social media to communicate with students as well as … [Read more...]

“Writing A Winning Abstract”: IFNA archived webinar available for FREE ACCESS now

The co-chairs of the IFNA Research Committee offered an IFNA webinar in September 2014 entitled, “Writing a Winning Abstract: A Walk through the Abstract Submission Process with our International Nursing Colleagues,” which was open to IFNA members and non-members.  This archived webinar is now available for FREE access. The Call for Abstracts for the 12th International Family Nursing Conference is open between October 1-November 24, 2014. The content of the Writing a Winning Abstract webinar includes: a brief introduction to the next IFNA … [Read more...]

Webinar – Writing a Winning Abstract (FREE)

(FREE Archived Webinar) "Writing a Winning Abstract: A Walk through the Abstract Submission Process with our International Nursing Colleagues" Click here to view the slides presented. Click here to view the archived webinar. June Horowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research & Professor University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth North Dartmouth, Massachusetts USA     Helene Moriarty, PhD, RN, FAAN Professor Villanova University College of Nursing Villanova, Pennsylvania USA Nurse … [Read more...]

Webinar: Family Focused Nursing Practice

Family Focused Nursing Practice Presented by Sharon A. Denham, DSN RN Dr. Denham has had varied clinical nursing experiences early in her career, but has been a faculty member and taught nursing at Ohio University for about 25 years. Her nursing doctorate is from the University of Alabama at Birmingham from which she was recognized as one of their 60 Visionary Leaders in 2010. She is now a Professor Emeritus from Ohio University, but has recently accepted a new position at Texas Woman’s University in Dallas, Texas as the Houston J. & … [Read more...]

Webinar: Conceptual and Methodological Challenges of Family Research

Conceptual and Methodological Challenges of Family Research Presented by Kathleen Knafl, PhD, FAAN Kathleen Knafl, PhD, FAAN is the Frances Hill Fox Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she also teaches in the PhD program. Dr. Knafl’s research focuses on family management of childhood chronic illness. In collaboration with her colleagues Janet Deatrick and Agatha Gallo she developed the Family Management Style Framework, and has completed a series of studies funded … [Read more...]

Webinar: Practice Based Evidence in Family Nursing: What I’ve (only) Learned from Clinical Practice

Practice Based Evidence in Family Nursing: What I've (only) Learned from Clinical Practice Presented by: Lorraine M. Wright, PhD RN Dr. Wright is an international lecturer, clinician, author, blogger, and consultant in family nursing and family therapy. She has presented in some 30 countries. Dr Wright is also Professor Emeritus of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada. She was the Director, Family Nursing Unit, University of Calgary for 20 years, a unique clinical and research unit for couples/families suffering with serious … [Read more...]

Webinar: Calgary Family Assessment Model (CFAM): What Has Evolved and Changed over 30 Years in Families, Practice and the Model

Calgary Family Assessment Model (CFAM): What Has Evolved and Changed over 30 Years in Families, Practice and the Model Wednesday, May 8, 2013 9:00am - 10:00am EDT (New York) Presented by: Maureen Leahey, RN, PhD Dr. Leahey is a consultant, author, educator and clinician. She is the co-developer of the Calgary Family Assessment Model which has been adopted by many faculties and schools of nursing and hospital settings in over 26 countries. Maureen is co-author of five books including Nurses and Families: A Guide to Family Assessment and … [Read more...]