International Council of Nurses Congress 2009


The International Council of Nurses will hold its 24th Quadrennial Congress from June 27 – July 4, 2009 in Durban, South Africa.

The Congress will provide access to and dissemination of nursing knowledge and leadership across specialties, cultures and countries. Featured speakers will present the latest information on the following topics:

  • Nursing workforce and workplace
  • Pandemics and disasters
  • Ethics and human rights
  • Clinical care
  • Patient safety

Concurrent sessions, symposia and posters will also address these issues, as well as developments in the following areas:

  • Nursing education and the learning environment
  • Advocacy
  • Lobbying and legislation
  • Care systems
  • Technology
  • Innovations and informatics
  • Leadership and regulation

The Congress will also be the venue for ICN Network meetings, workshops and thought-provoking main sessions including a focus on task-shifting and the future of nursing.

Adapted from conference website

For more information and to register, visit the conference website.

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