The Toronto Canada CANN chapter and the WFNN is very excited about hosting a small and mighty conference and ENLS course this weekend. Christi is coming from warm and sunny California and Neal Cook is joining us from cool Northern Ireland. Our committee looks forward to their talks and the ability to connect with our […]
Well the fall colours in Canada have arrived and leaves are starting to fall off the trees. The mornings are cool and crisp, the afternoons warm and sunny….. I am looking forward to the upcoming WFNN Regional meeting in Toronto Canada. We have a great set of speakers lined up, including our fantastic President Christi […]
Calling all our neuroscience colleagues! Just a reminder that there is a great upcoming meeting in Manchester England in March 2019. Hosted by BANN, EANN and SBNS, this conference looks like a show-stopper! let alone visiting the great city of Manchester.Abstract deadline is December 2018. Don’t be left out! Check out the site: www.neuro2019.org
The WFNN has developed a scholarship to honour of Elizabeth Naigaga, an outstanding neuroscience nurse from Uganda who recently passed away. The Elizabeth Naigaga Scholarship will support African neuroscience nurses with funds to attend a national or international conference. Donations to the scholarship will begin July 1st, 2018.
Elizabeth Naigaga was an inspiration to so many nurses in Uganda! She paved the way as a nursing champion to become the head nurse of the first ICU at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Despite low resources and limited personnel, she improved care in the pediatric intensive care unit and developed a high […]
50th Anniversary of AANN meeting celebrated in San Diego!
March 19, 2018
Nurses from across the US and abroad converged in San Diego, California to celebrate the 50th anniversary of AANN. In 1968, visionary leader Agnes Marshall Walker formed an organization of specialized neuroscience nurses with a typewriter, a few dollars and unlimited determination. Now 50 years later, AANN has more than 5000 members and the celebration […]
It’s time to start planning your trip to Manchester, England! The EANN congress website for the congress is now open and accepting abstracts for their next meeting scheduled March 19-22, 2019. This congress will be hosted by BANN in collaboration with the Society of British Neurosurgeons expanding your opportunities for professional networking and outstanding education. […]
A team of international scientists think they have found a way to identify patients at risk for Alzheimers Disease-and all through a simple blood test. We have known for years that AD is the result of a build-up of amyloid proteins in the brain. These proteins destroy neurons. For healthy people, these proteins are broken […]
We are pleased to welcome the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) nurses as our newest members of the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses. NCS is an international professional organization focused on providing and advocating for the highest quality of care for patients with critical neurological illness throughout the world. NCS also offers training and certification in […]
With the help of Dubrovnik Sun, WFNN held an outstanding congress in the beautiful city of Opatija in Croatia. International speakers, great food, beautiful hotels and an even better coastline. Our day trips to the old cities were well organized and thoughtful. Our tour guides spoke of Croatian history, exposing the group to the local […]