F 01 SPECIAL SESSION: Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing

Saturday, 26 July 2014: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Description/Overview: This session will explain the purpose and goals of the recently formed Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing (GAPFON), which was envisioned and facilitated by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). STTI President Hester Klopper and President-elect Cathy Catrambone will explain the need for GAPFON, and how it is positioning itself through global regional meetings to address critical issues for nursing within the context of global health.
Moderators:  Georgia A. Dinndorf-Hogenson, PhD, RN, CNOR, Department of Nursing, College of St. Benedict/St. Johns University, St. Joseph, MN
Organizers:  Hester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, FANSA, FUNDISA, University of the Western Cape and North-West University, Pretoria, South Africa and Cathy Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN, Adult Health and Gerontological Nursing, Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL