There is a lack of highly qualified postdoctoral nurse educators and academic career opportunities for postdoctoral nurses and nurses in doctoral trajectories. The Nursing Leadership Educational Program (Nurse-Lead) for doctoral nursing students and postdoctoral nurses aims:
The Nurse-Lead program is an EU project in which leading nursing professors from six different nursing science departments or schools of nursing in Europe collaborate to realize the project objectives.
Nurse-Lead offers a 1½ year program aimed at doctoral nursing students and postdoctoral nurses, through which they:
This will lead to an increased pool of transnational nursing leaders who have strong competencies in leadership, research and education.
We are pleased to invite you to the online Nurse-Lead symposium “Competent Leadership in Nursing Science” which will be held at October 26 and 27 2020. The Nurse-Lead consortium is organizing this symposium to celebrate the end of our Nursing Leadership Educational Program (Nurse-Lead) for Postdoctoral nurses and Doctoral nursing students.
Title: Competent Leadership in Nursing Science
Dates: 26 and 27 October 2020
Time: 10.00u – 16.30u Central European Time (CET)
Location: Online (Zoom)
Costs: Free of charge
Programme and themes
The symposium will bring together the Nurse-Lead fellows and chairs as well as nursing scientists from various European countries to discuss the topic “Competent Leadership in Nursing Science” and proceeds of the Nurse-Lead project. Professor Hester C. Klopper PhD, MBA, HonsD, FANSA, FAAN, ASSAf Deputy Vice Chancellor Stellenbosch University South Africa and former president van Sigma Theta Tau International will discuss “Global Leadership in Nursing”. Also, Professor Annie Topping, RN, PhD, FHEA, from the University of Birmingham will share her knowledge on “Clinical – Academic positions”. There will be parallel interactive sessions and group discussion with Nurse-Lead fellows and nurse scientists presenting on the conference themes: leadership and professional development, mentoring experiences, building bridges between research and clinical practice and joint position for nurse scientists. Find a concept of the programme here.
Meet our keynote speakers
Professor Hester C. Klopper PhD, MBA, HonsD, FANSA, FAAN, ASSAf Deputy Vice Chancellor Stellenbosch University South Africa and former president van Sigma Theta Tau International
Professor Annie Topping, RN, PhD, FHEA, from the University of Birmingham
Registration and information
Please fill in the online registration form to register for the symposium. The registration is open until September 25th 2020. Details on the program and practical information will be provided after registration (in September 2020). More information or questions please contact: the organizational committee (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lisa van Dongen, project manager Nurse-Lead (email@example.com).