10th ICN Nurse Practitioner / Advanced Practice Nursing Conference
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10th ICN NP/APN Conference
26 – 29 August 2018
Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Theme: Nurse Practitioners/Advanced Practice Nurses Bridging the Gap:
Towards Futuristic Healthcare through collaborative practice and leadership.
This international conference will attract delegates from Clinical Practice, Research, Education,
Health Policy, Leadership and Management. The conference will explore a number of issues
- Leadership and innovations for new and emerging NPs/APNs models of care
- NPs/APNs leadership in transformation of healthcare
- The role of NPs/APNs in widening access and equity to healthcare
- Impact of NPs/APNs on improving healthcare for patients, organizations and society
- Leadership of NPs/APNs in clinical and professional practice
- Interdisciplinary collaboration in healthcare and leadership role of NPs/APNs
- Education and competency development
On behalf of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Nurse Practitioner/ Advanced Practice Nursing Network, the 10th ICN NP/APN Organising Committee invites you to submit abstracts for oral presentations, workshops or poster presentations. The ICN is a federation of over 130 national
nurses associations representing the millions of nurses worldwide. Operated by nurses and leading
nursing internationally, ICN works to ensure quality nursing care for all and sound health policies
This 10th ICN NP/APN Conference will be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from 26-29 August
2018. It provides a unique opportunity to build relationships and to disseminate nursing knowledge and leadership skills across NP/APN-specialities, cultures and countries.
Featured plenary speakers will inspire you and bring the latest information on NP/APN’s contribution to clinical practice, education, research, policy and leadership in the changing healthcare landscape.
Further information and updates on the conference programme will be posted on the conference
website at www.npapn2018.com.
Share your ideas and expertise!
The ICN NP/APN conferences are renowned as the largest international forums for NP/APN’s. The
2014 ICN NP/APN Conference in Helsinki, Finland brought together more than 700 delegates from
across the globe exploring the importance of cross-cultural understanding and global cooperation in nursing. In 2016 the ICN NP/APN Conference in Hong Kong welcomed 900 delegates. In 2018 the Rotterdam conference aims to receive 1,200 delegates.