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Janice M. Bell IFNA conference


June 14-17, 2017

Join me at the 13th International Family Nursing Conference, University of Navarra, in Pamplona, Spain. This is the official meeting of the International Family Nursing Association which I helped to establish in 2009.  Read more about the amazing history of the International Family Nursing Conferences which first began in 1988 in Calgary (Dr. Lorraine Wright, chair).

Call for Papers opens in July 2016.


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Please note that many of the following publications by Dr. Janice M. Bell have been archived for public access within the Family Nursing Unit Collection of DSpace at the University of Calgary Library.

  • Journal of Family Nursing

    Dr. Janice M. Bell is the Founding Editor of the Journal of Family Nursing (SAGE PUBLICATIONS). JFN is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal of nursing research, practice,...

  • Beliefs and Illness: A Model for Healing

    The Illness Beliefs Model is a compassion centered approach to illness suffering for health care professionals and families. What you believe affects your illness and...

  • More Publications

    Follow this link for more publications by Dr. Janice M. Bell...


Recommended Websites: Family Scholars and Organizations, Scholarships, Selected Bibliographies curated by Janice M. Bell, Downloads

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I am a nurse educator and registered psychologist who provides international leadership in the field of Family Health with a particular focus on Family Systems Nursing theory, practice, and research. Biography

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