CONGRESS 27-30 JUNE 2024

PRE CONGRESS 24-26 JUNE, 2024

Hosted by Enfermeria Cristiana (Christian Nursing Spain) at Casa Diocesana, Malaga, Spain
Join us for a truly unique experience. interacting with nurses from around the world

PLENARY sessions, Bible Expositions, Panel Discussions, Posters, Papers and Workshops, with a large selection of concurrent sessions.

PREVIEWS of professional development courses from the NCFI International Institute of Christian Nursing.

Spanish Cultural evening, excursion, opportunities for networking, and much more. 

1 September:  Early bird registration opens.
1 October: Abstract submissions open. Scroll down to access information and form
30 January  Early bird registration closes.
1 February:  Regular registration opens.
15 February:  Abstract submissions deadline.
24 June:  Pre-Congress commences
26 June: Congress arrivals
27 June: Congress commences

Please note that the Congress venue is now 95% full

A limited number of tickets remain available (double occupancy only).

Call for Abstracts - Now Closed

Nurses from around the world were invited to send abstracts for the upcoming Congress.  The response was overwhelming!  Having reached the closing date for submissions, the call is now closed.

The main theme of the NCFI World Congress is: STRENGTH AND COURAGE TO CARE – God’s love and resources for nurses and midwives.  See more on themes.   English   Spanish

 

Congress Speakers

Dr Marsha Fowler (USA) – KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Nursing Ethics: Covenant, Character, and Relation

PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN. Dr. Fowler is a Senior Fellow and Professor of Ethics, Spirituality and Faith Integration at Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA.  She is also an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church.  Author of ANA & ICN Code of Ethics for nurses. Read more…

Fernando Ramos Pena (Spain) – DAILY BIBLE TALKS
Be Strong and Brave: Reflections from three Biblical narratives.

Diploma in Nursing. Degree in Social Anthropology. Advanced studies in Health Anthropology.  President of  Christian Nursing (Enfermeria Cristiana), Spain.
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Mme Elcie Thoby
Elcie Thoby (Haiti) – KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Strength to Care During Adversity

RN, BSN, PHN, E/PHC RN, NCF Haiti.  Dean of the School of Nursing at North Haiti Christian University (UCNH). Director of several Community Health Clinics in the North Zone (County) of Haiti, 
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Benson
Benson Owusu (Ghana) – KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Courage to Care in Challenging Times.

RN, BSN, MPhil, PhDc.  Paediatrics and ICU, Greater Accra Regional Hospital, lecturer at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, Central University.
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Dr. Wilfred McSherry (England)  – KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Nurse-Patient Covenant to Care

PhD, MSN, RN.  Professor in Nursing, Department of Nursing, School of Health, Science and Wellbeing, Staffordshire University.  Dignity & Spiritual Care Scholar. 
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Dr Anne Biro - Moderator
Dr Anne Biro (Canada) – CLOSING ADDRESS
What About Tomorrow?

RN, BScN, MN, PhD.  Anne currently serves as the President of Nurses Christian Fellowship International (NCFI).  Her background in nursing has been in a variety of areas – acute care and community; teaching, research, and policy. She is currently volunteering as a nurse consultant in Mongolia.   
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Pre Congress Courses: 24 -26 June 2024

Enhance your World Congress experience by attending a pre congress course, 24-26 June!  A variety of professional development and training courses will present concepts and content to help Christian nurses and midwives to integrate their faith into their roles and responsibilities in practice, education and research 

Units offered: The Art and Science of Spiritual Care, The Values Based Teacher, The Saline Process Witness Training course (presented in English and Spanish), Faith Community Nursing, and Care for the Caregiver.  See Video in English or Spanish

Saline Process Witness Training 

The purpose of the Saline Process witness training is to equip nurses (and other healthcare workers) to be witnesses for Christ in their clinical settings. The Biblically-based teaching is relevant to different cultures and healthcare settings.  Find out more…

El Proceso Salina

El propósito detrás del Proceso Salina es equipar a los trabajadores en el área de salud para ser testigos de Cristo en el entorno de clínicas y hospitales. La enseñanza basada en la Biblia es relevante a diferentes culturas y entornos de la salud y se ha enseñado en cada contine. Find out more…

The Values Based Teacher: Teaching Like Jesus

This course was designed to help Nurses/Nurse Educators and Midwives develop or broaden an understanding of the importance of integrating Christian values in both teaching and learning. It is highly recommended for those teaching  NCFI/IICN Courses, but open to all. The focus is on Jesus, as the greatest role model of teaching principles and techniques. Find out more

Caring for the Caregiver

A group training workshop focused on equipping Christian and non-Christian healthcare professionals to deal with the difficulties more effectively they face in their daily lives at work, at home, and within their communities.  Find out more...

The Art and Science of Spiritual Care

The goal of this course is to provide baseline knowledge for providing evidence-based professional spiritual care.  In addition to presenting the scientific evidence, the art of nursing is emphasized as the course uses professional language and will provide practice in communication skills.  Find out more…

Faith Community Nursing

Faith community nursing is a specialty nursing practice that combines professional nursing and health ministry within the context of a community of faith.  Through NCFI’s Institute of Christian Nursing, ‘The Foundations of FCN’ course is being made available to NCF members, to prepare Christian nurses to minister within their local churches and the broader community. Find out more...

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