INCAN kicks-off Friday 5/9/2014 Abu Dhabi
The second International Nursing Conference of Al Noor (INCAN) in collaboration with Higher Colleges of Technology is all set to kick-offFriday5/9/2014S at the Abu Dhabi Women’s College, City Campus.
More than 300 participants including; Nursing Directors, Nurses and Nursing Students in the UAE will be taking part in the upcoming conference. The Conference will host distinguished faculty from many hospitals such as Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Mafraq Hospital, Dubai Health Authority, National Rehabilitation Center and from Al Noor Hospitals Group.
Dr. Kassem Alom, CEO of Al Noor Hospitals Group and the Conference President, said, “The Nursing services provided across the healthcare facilities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has made great progress due to the international best practices being followed by the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi and the keenness of healthcare facilities to hire competent and qualified nursing team, which in turn, positively impacted the level of healthcare services.”
Dr. Alom added, “The Conference’s sessions will discuss a number of important topics related to the nursing profession, including The Sixth Sign, Positive Attitude, Stress Management in the Nursing Profession, Handling Occupational Stress, among many others.”
“The International Nursing conference of Al Noor is one of five other healthcare specialized conferences organized by Al Noor Hospitals Group, all intended to keep those working in the field abreast of the latest global developments, by means of disseminating and discussing the latest in the healthcare sector,” said Dr. Alom.
Dr. Alom concluded, “The year’s five learning objectives are; applying knowledge and tools to practice mindfulness in providing compassionate and empathetic care, discussing the heart of nursing practice, evaluating the major factors contributing to nursing shortages, assessing the impact of work stressors on patient care and last of all, assessing how leadership approaches need to change for nursing to develop and for nurses to enjoy their role.”
Dr. Aman El-Duweini, Corporate Director for Continuing Medical Education (CME) at Al Noor Hospitals Group and the Conference’s Secretary General, said, “The conference registration has been overwhelmed after last year’s success and this year the conference will include four different scientific sessions, each designed to highlight two different topics, all of which are focused on the obstacles, trends and the latest developments in the field of nursing.”
Dr. El Duweini added, “The conference has received the accreditation by the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi for 6 Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Category One hours. The Higher Colleges of Technology will be hosting the conference at Abu Dhabi Women’s College again this year.”