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Janice M. Bell IFNA conference


May 22-25, 2018: Family Externship Workshop Advanced Practice, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Invited 4-day Externship workshop with Dr. Lorraine Wright focused on:

  • Theory, Practice, and Research:Evidence Based Practice and Practice Based Evidence for Caring for Families
  • Illness Beliefs Model: Assessment and intervention focused on the intersection of patient, family members, and health care professionals beliefs that soften suffering and promote healing.
  • Trinity Model: Interconnection between spirituality, suffering, and beliefs.
  • Tentative schedule: Tentative-schedule-zhaw-2018

Register now. Tentative-schedule-zhaw-2018. For more information, contact Barbara Preusse Bleuler.

June 3-5, 2018: 5th Nordic Conference in Family-Focused Nursing, “Families throughout the Lifespan”. Tampere Hall, Tampere, Finland

Paper: “Working Smarter, Not Harder: Using Deliberate Practice in Family Nursing to Achieve Clinical Excellence”. Conference website: http://www.nordicfamily2018.fi/





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 Janice M. Bell have been archived for public access within the Family Nursing Unit Collection of DSpace at the University of Calgary Library.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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