D 09 SPECIAL SESSION: Advancing Global Nursing and Global Nursing Leadership

Tuesday, 23 July 2013: 1:30 PM-2:45 PM
Description/Overview: The Johns Hopkins University Center for Global Nursing proposes to convene a special interactive session to continue the discussion of a definition of global nursing focusing on the objectives, and foundational principles necessary for global nursing. Participants will also identify critical dimensions for advancing global nursing and global nursing leadership, such as capacity development, resource alignment, and advocacy for the advancement of nursing education, research, practice and health policy worldwide. The purpose of the session is to also examine input and discussions from the 2012 special session with the goal to include true global perspectives and the develop a definition and conceptual framework useful to advance global nursing and global leadership. The special session will provide an opportunity for nurse leaders to share common goals, programs, and collaborations and to provide an opportunity for networking around common interests. The intent of this special interest session is to provide a forum for: development of recommendations to STTI for a definiion and framework for global nursing and advancing global nursing leadership. Recommendations from this session will guide STTI's efforts to mobilize resources for developing a cadre of global nursing leaders that can advance the formation of lasting global partnerships aimed at developing innovative programs, initiatives and resources to grow capacity for global nursing leaders advancing research, evidenced based practices, teaching and health care policy.
Learner Objective #1: The learner will be able to describe the objectives and foundational principles of essential for a conceptual model defining global nursing.
Learner Objective #2: The learner will be able to identify the critical dimensions for global nursing and global nursing leadership, to be incorporated into a conceptual model.
Organizers:  Phyllis Sharps, RN, PhD1, Martha N. Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN1, Marie T. Nolan, PhD, RN, FAAN1 and Mary Terhaar, DNSc, RN2, (1)School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD(2)Department of Health Systems and Outcomes, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD
Moderators:  Cathy M. St Pierre, PhD, APRN, FNP, FAANP, Urgent Care/Research, ENRM VA Hospital, Bedford, MA