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    Beliefs are the blueprint from which we construct...

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    Beliefs are central to family health and healing

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    When illness arises, beliefs of families and clinicians...

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Janice M. Bell IFNA conference


May 17-20, 2016

Family Nursing Externship. 4-day intensive, signature workshop with Dr. Lorraine Wright focused on advanced practice with families using the Illness Beliefs Model. Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland.  [Register here]

Registration deadline:  March 7, 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 Janice M. Bell have been archived for public access within the Family Nursing Unit Collection of DSpace at the University of Calgary Library.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...

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    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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