• Family Nursing Practice News

    Message from Dr. Carole Robinson (Canada), IFNA President (2015-2017)

    July 2017 Dear Friends and Colleagues, It has been my honor and privilege to have served you and the International Family Nursing Association (IFNA) over the last two years. I am excited (as well as a bit sad) to be stepping into the Past-President position on the IFNA Board of Directors. We have such a strong […]

    Message from Dr. Jane Lassetter (USA), IFNA President (2017-2019)

    I had to hold back tears as I gazed at the IFNC13 welcome reception’s audience filled with family nurses who waved their flags as each of their 30 countries was represented. That tender moment was followed by three days of excellent keynote speeches, expert lectures, special sessions, breakout sessions, and opportunities for networking. For me, […]

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  • Family Nursing Research News

    Dr. Jyu-Lin Chen Conducts Research on Childhood Obesity Prevention and Management

    Dr. Jyu-Lin Chen, PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN, is an associate professor, Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA. Her research focuses on childhood obesity prevention and management. Dr. Chen’s program of research addresses this critical global health threat as it focuses on childhood obesity prevention and healthy lifestyle promotion in children […]

    Keiko Agawa Advances Knowledge About Care of Japanese Mothers of Children with Medical Dependency

    Keiko Agawa, RN, MSN, is a lecturer in Home Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Shimane, Japan.  She is an editorial member of the Society of Cultural Nursing Studies, as well as a member of the Japan Academy of Home Care, and the Japanese Association for Research in Family Nursing.  Her research focuses on home-visiting […]

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  • Family Nursing Education News

    Marie-Louise (Mio) Mollerberg Promotes Family Health in Families Living with Cancer

    Marie-Louise (Mio) Möllerberg, RN, MSc, is a full time doctoral student in family focused nursing care at Linnaeus University, Sweden. She is conducting research with families living with cancer and examining aspects of health and family sense of coherence in palliative care. Her study includes a population-based register study, family interviews, and exploration of the links between […]

    IFNA Launches New Limited Membership Drive (June 1-October 30, 2017)

    The IFNA Membership Committee is delighted to announce the launch of a new membership recruitment effort, The Limited Membership Drive. This campaign is designed to increase new IFNA members and grow our international family nursing community. IFNA Member Rewards: The Limited Membership Drive is a means of increasing the membership of IFNA by awarding top recruiters for new […]

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