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Externship Workshop: Advanced Family Nursing: May 22-25, 2018

Externship Workshop: Advanced Family Nursing: May 22-25, 2018



Lorraine Wright and I are very excited to offer our 4-day signature workshop, the Advanced Family Externship, and share our ideas with you about advanced practice with families.  Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland will host our next Family Externship workshop on May 22-25, 2018.  This is our fourth invitation from this dynamic university who lead family nursing knowledge development and another wonderful opportunity to bring together an international group of family nursing scholars who have passion for advancing the scholarship of practice and research with families. The international networking opportunities at the Externship workshop are one of the side-benefits of this learning experience.

Outline of the 4-day workshop: Switzerland.2018.tentative-schedule-zhaw-2018

Advanced practice with families guided by a Family Systems Nursing framework will be the focus of the 4-day workshop and will feature application of the Illness Beliefs Model and the Trinity Model. We are hoping to offer a live demonstration of a therapeutic conversation with a local family experiencing illness and involve the workshop participants as members of our clinical team. The goal of this intensive 4-day learning experience is to increase capacity of health care professionals to care for families and address illness suffering with competence, confidence, and compassion.

Our family nursing colleague, Barbara Preusse-Bleuler, is offering the possibility of private accommodation to participants  who will attend the Family Externship in Winterthur, Switzerland (20 minutes by train from Zurich).

Register now for the Family Externship and join us in Switzerland in May 22-25, 2018 for this exciting workshop.