19-20 June 2017 - Odense, Denmark

Revolutionizing Transcultural Care:
Reflecting, exploring, and responding to global health
and care challenges

Odense in Denmark welcomes the 5th conference of the European Transcultural Nursing Association on the 19-20 of June 2017.

The conference will focus on methodological, ethical, practical and educational issues. We therefore welcome any paper that covers any of the following or related issues and topics:

THEME 1: Promoting Cultural competence in a digital/technological world
  • The use of technologies for the creation and dissemination of culturally competent health promotion,
  • The creation and implementation of culturally competent rehabilitation programmes through the use of assistive technologies.
  • Digital technologies in delivering nursing education
  • Researching nursing and health care through digital technologies
  • The ethics of assistive technologies in nursing and health care
  • Other relevant papers
THEME 2: 21st century migrants and refugees: Mass migration into Europe due to wars and ethnic conflict

A parallel theme of the conference will be the mass migration of people in Europe due to wars and ethnic conflict. Papers addressing methodological, ethical, practical and educational issues underpinned by the notion or theories of cultural competence are most welcome.

Conference programme

Sunday the 18th of June

  • Bustrip to The Nursing Museum in Kolding
  • Welcome reception at the Town hall in Odense

Monday the 19th of June

  • Scientific programme
  • Dinner at the artist Jens Galschiøt gallery, talks, exhibition, ethnic music and dance Tuesday the 20th of June
  • Scientific programme
  • Boattrip at Odense river and dinner

Wednesday the 21st of June

  • Visit to Hans Christian Andersens House, selected fairytales will be read out


Key Note Speakers

  • Speaker from Doctors of the World – Greece
  • Dr Irena Papadopoulos, Professor of Transcultural Health and Nursing, Head, Research Centre for Transcultural Studies in Health, School of Health and Education, Middlesex University.
  • Alexander Bischoff, PhD, MPH, RN Institute of Nursing Science Faculty of Medicine University of Basel Bernoullistrasse 28, 4056 Basel, Switzerland

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