In 2020, the 6th Nordic conference on Family Focused Nursing will be arranged for the first time in Norway at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Stavanger.
The conference has previously been organized in Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
Promoting lifelong health for families
The theme of the conference is family focused nursing and promoting lifelong health for families in vulnerable situations. Families are unique with varying structures and relationships. Family focused nursing includes all phases of life and nursing care including health promotion and prevention. The patients or clients define their own family in family focused nursing. The whole family may need support to promote health and alleviate suffering when a family member is ill or there are changes in life. The conference will illuminate tasks and challenges in this regard.
The objectives of the conference are twofold. The primary objective is to spread and develop knowledge on research in family focused nursing for families in vulnerable situations through health promotion, prevention, rehabilitation and caring. Creating a forum to connect researchers, students, healthcare leaders and professionals from all countries, is the secondary objective of the conference.We hope that the conference will allow ideas for research and implementation of family focused nursing to evolve.