Linking Theory to Caring Practice and Caring Practice to Theory
June 11 to June 13, 2020
Host and Sponsor: Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Sponsor: Center for Care Research West
Arne Wilhelm Rehnsfeldt
Professor Emeritus in Caring Science
Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Professor in Nursing Science
UiT, The Arctic University of Norway
Malardalen University, Sweden
For those wishing to book your Hotel now, we are recommending the Magic Hotel Solheimsviken, which is within walking distance to the Conference. There are Four (4) Magic Hotels in Bergen, make sure you select the correct one. Also IAHC will not be providing breakfasts which is included with your Hotel reservation. Please note this Hotel has only 217 rooms total so early reservations are recommended.
Guests can book online at their website (with out using a booking code): www.magichotels.no
Here you will find the best deal for the date you want to book.
There are two reservations types with different pricing:
Abstract Submission has been Closed
We invite you and your colleagues to present at the upcoming 41st Annual International Association for Human Caring (IAHC) conference. The conference to be held June 11 to June 13, 2020, is the world’s leading forum for interdisciplinary, caring science.
We are currently accepting abstracts for podium, workshop, symposium, simulation and poster presentations that focus on caring science in the areas of research, theory, evidence-based practice, and best practices.
Abstract Deadline October 21, 2019
Student Abstract Deadline November 25, 2019
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All authors & presenters will be required to complete a Conflict of Interest Form for your Abstract to be considered. The form can be downloaded here. It will be your responsibility for the completed forms to be signed and returned via email to email@example.com THE LEAD AUTHOR is responsible for the submission of all CoAuthor's Conflict of Interest forms. Coauthors will not be contacted during correspondence with the primary authors unless there is a need to resolve any potential conflict of interest issues.
They will be included with the primary author in the conference brochure only if submitted 45 days prior to conference. Registration for conference is required to present.
Eduardo Salas, PhD
Expert on team work in healthcare systems and TeamSTEPPS.
Anne Boykin, PhD
Director Anne Boykin Institute for the Advancement of Caring in Nursing.
Artist and nationally renowned speaker on patient care advocacy.
Download the 2019 IAHC Conference Program Here
Download the 2019 IAHC Conference Agenda Here
This activity has been submitted to the American Holistic Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The American Holistic Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Presentation formats include podium, workshop, symposium and poster.
All authors will be required to complete a Conflict of Interest Form for your Abstract to be considered.
THE LEAD AUTHOR is responsible for the submission of all CoAuthor's Conflict of Interest forms. Coauthors will not be contacted during correspondence with the primary authors unless there is a need to resolve any potential conflict of interest issues. CoAuthors will be included with the primary author in the conference brochure.
Special Thank you to Bill Wagner for providing the photo record!
Annual Conference History
40th International Association for Human Caring Conference - Clemson, SC, USA
39th International Association for Human Caring Conference - Minneapolis, MN, USA
38th International Association for Human Caring Conference - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
37th International Association for Human Caring Conference - Boston, MA
36th International Association for Human Caring Conference - New Orleans, LA
35th International Association for Human Caring Conference - Kyoto, Japan
34th Annual Conference - Orlando, FL
Mystery and Miracles - Embracing the Difference Caring Makes in Nursing Practice, Education, and Research.
33rd Annual Conference - Philadelphia, PA
Caring Connections: Research Practice, Education
32nd Annual Conference - San Antonio, TX
The Intersection of Caring and Quality: Nursing Practice, Education, and Research
31st Annual Conference - Rochester, MN
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