IFNA News

  • Family Nursing Practice News

    Dr. Joanna Smith Conducts Research about Family Decision-Making In the Context of Children with Long-Term Conditions

    Dr. Joanna Smith is a Lecturer in Children’s Nursing at the School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, United Kingdom. She emphasizes that she is, “first and foremost a children’s nurse” with 15 years of clinical experience, primarily caring for children and their families with complex needs requiring surgery, which informs her teaching and research,  Her main […]

    Dr. Tracey Redwood Studies Family Interventions for Vulnerable First Time Parents

    Tracey Redwood, PhD, PCRDS, PCHPE, RGN, RSCN, is a Senior Lecturer – Childrens Nursing, Department of Nursing, University of Northampton, United Kingdom. She has extensive clinical and academic experience in both Australia and the United Kingdom. She is  currently engaged in the Early Start in Early Years: Charnwood Evaluation with colleagues (Callaghan and Alexander). The Charnwood program is an […]

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  • Family Nursing Research News

    Dr. Jill Bally Advances Nursing Care of Families with a Child Experiencing Life Limiting Illness

    Jill Bally RN, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Her teaching and research are focused in pediatric nursing care of children and their families who are impacted by life limiting and life threatening illnesses. Currently, Dr. Bally is involved in interdisciplinary research […]

    Dr. Anna Olafia Sigurdardottir Advances Family Nursing Intervention in Iceland

    Anna Ólafía Sigurðardóttir, RN, PhD, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) at Landspitali – The National University Hospital in Iceland (LUH) and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Iceland and LUH. She served as the chairperson of the committee in charge of implementing Family Systems Nursing at all clinical units at LUH from 2007–2011 […]

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  • Family Nursing Education News

    Honor a Family Nurse Program: New IFNA Fundraising Effort

    IFNA Resource Advancement Committee Launches a New Fundraising Program The Resource Advancement Committee is delighted to announce the launch of a new fundraising effort, the Honor a Family Nurse program. The program is designed to provide support for the International Family Nursing Conference (IFNC) by recognizing the accomplishments of others. Honorees will be recognized at […]

    Dr. Christina West Advances Family Systems Nursing Knowledge in her Teaching and Research

    Christina West, RN, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba (Canada). She is currently leading the development of an undergraduate nursing course (fourth year) in family health. The course content will include a focus on Family Systems Nursing assessment and intervention based on […]

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