20th EAFONS Meeting

Conference Theme
Globalization and Research in Doctoral Nursing Education 

International standards in education ensure uniformity with universal competencies. This conference aims to ask questions and launch dialogues about nursing education, doctoral research, and the effect of globalization. We share how research in doctoral education further enhances the professionalization or nursing as a unique body of knowledge. Our efforts will translate and disseminate a global outlook on the meaning of doctoral nursing education. In doing so, we will reconcile how to core values of care and caregiving are studied and taught in order to remain responsive to diverse health issues and to economic and social-political contexts.

The conference welcomes research that addresses these current challenges and encourages personal insights, diverse perspectives, and inspiring debates. We invite you to be part of this conference to develop nursing networks and to examine future global trends in doctoral nursing education. 

The main themes of the conference are:

  • Evidence-based practice in doctoral education
  • Debating Doctor of Nursing Practice of Doctor or Philosophy in Nursing
  • Innovations and experiences that establish doctoral nursing education and promote the professionalization of nursing 
  • Opportunities and challenges in nursing and student migration
  • Future directions in the globalization of nursing education and research
  • Advancing practice through reserach 

Aim and Objectives

This conference aims to elicit questions and dialogues about how doctoral nursing education, doctoral research, and the effect of globalization enhance the professionalization of nursing.

The conference will enable participants to:

  • Identify how the core values of care and caregving are studied and taught in different countries in order to remain reponsive to diverse health issues and to economic and socio-political contexts;
  • Examine the opportunities and challenges presented through nursing and student migration in the East Asian region; and 
  • Consider future directions in the globalization of nursing education/ research, and how they may contribute to the advancement of nursing practice through research and scholarly activity.

Date
March 9-10, 2017
 

20th eafons

Date

Venue

Regal Riverside Hotel Shatin, Hong Kong

Host

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University