Events

Plans are already underway for the 13th International Family Nursing Conference which will be held at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain in June, 2017.  Co-chairs Jane Lassetter and June Horowitz are working closely with Cristina Garcia-Vivar, IFNA Board Member and Faculty at the University of Navarra to once again bring together the family nursing community and to develop a fantastic program.

The meeting will be held on campus, at the Museo Universidad de Navarra.

Upcoming events

    • 22 Sep 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Online (Using the GoTo Webinar Platform)

    State of the Science of Family Interviewing: A Collective Family Perspective

    Friday, September 22, 2017
    12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

    Presenters

    Sandra K. Eggenberger, PhD, RN
    Director Glen Taylor Nursing Institute for Family and Society
    Professor School of Nursing
    Minnesota State University, Mankato


    Sonja J. Meiers, PhD, RN
    Professor and Director of Graduate Programs in Nursing
    Winona State University-Rochester

    Description
    Presenters in this seminar will guide participants through strategies to gain a collective family perspective. In addition, presenters will articulate how family researchers can design and implement family intervention and practice translation studies that use the collective family perspective to improve nursing practice and outcomes. Research-supported strategies that assist participants in planning quantitative and qualitative studies will be shared. Consideration will be given to strategies for ensuring alignment across study aims, conceptual underpinnings, and interview approach and questions. Unique challenges and benefits of conducting collective family research interviews for data collection and family intervention interviews will be addressed.

    Learning Outcomes:

    1. Discuss strategies for ensuring alignment across study aims, conceptual underpinnings, and interview approach and questions.
    2. Present an overview of the range of approaches for accessing the collective family perspective.
    3. Examine the unique challenges and benefits of conducting collective family research interviews and collective family intervention interviews.
    4. Review methods for ensuring rigor in collective family research interviews.
    5. Propose guidelines for maintaining collective family intervention fidelity.

    Target Audience
    This program is particularly relevant for registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, interprofessional groups, research assistants, and graduate students interested in family research.

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