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Linking Theory to Caring Practice and Caring Practice to Theory
June 11 to June 13, 2020
Bergen, Norway

Host and Sponsor:  Western Norway University of Applied Sciences


Sponsor: Center for Care Research West


Keynote Speakers:

Arne Wilhelm Rehnsfeldt

Professor Emeritus in Caring Science

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

Bergen, Norway


Lena Wiklund-Gustin

Professor in Nursing Science

UiT, The Arctic University of Norway

Malardalen University, Sweden


Presentation formats include podium, workshop, symposium, and poster.

Conference Presentation Formats and Instructions for Presenters

2020 Conference Registration

    • 06/11/2020
    • 6:30 AM
    • 06/13/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Bergen, Norway
    Register

    41st Annual IAHC Conference



    2020 Conference Theme

    Linking Theory to Caring Practice and Caring Practice to Theory


    June 11 to June 13, 2020

    Bergen, Norway


    Host and Sponsor:  Western Norway University of Applied Sciences



    Sponsor: Center for Care Research West


    Keynote Speakers:

    Arne Wilhelm Rehnsfeldt

    Professor Emeritus in Caring Science

    Western Norway University of Applied Sciences


    Lena Wiklund-Gustin

    Professor in Nursing Science

    UiT, The Arctic University of Norway

    Malardalen University, Sweden


    Guest Registrations are offered if you wish to bring someone to the Welcome & Poster Receptions only.


    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.  


    Early Bird Registration


    IAHC Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 400.00

    Non-Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 550.00

    IAHC Member Full Time Students. . . . . . $ 200.00

    Non- Member Full Time Students . . . . . . $ 275.00

    IAHC Member Low Resource Country. . . $ 120.00 

    Non- Member Low Resource Country . . . $ 200.00 

    Guest Registration for Receptions. . . . . . $   75.00


    After April 8th add $ 100.00 to each rate:



    Details to follow:


    No refunds will be issued after May 12th, 2020

    General Information and Links


    Tour of Bergen  Bergen Transportation  


    360 Degree Tour of Meeting Facility


    Meeting Facility Floor Plan with City Map


    For those wishing to book your Hotel now, we are recommending the Magic Hotel Solheimsviken, what 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 our website (with out using a booking code):  www.magichotels.no 


    Here you will find the best deal for the date they want to book. 


    There are two reservations types with different pricing:


    NON REFUNDABLE: these have to be prepay when the reservation is made and you are not able to make any change or cancellation.


    Also you have another type BAR:  that you can book and pay when you arrive at our property, this one allows you to cancel or change the date in case you need it. Cancellations for this type of reservations are until 04:00 pm of arrival date.


2020 Accommodations

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:

  • NON REFUNDABLE: these have to be prepay when the reservation is made and you are not able to make any change or cancellation. 
  • BAR:  Another type of reservation that you can book and pay when you arrive at our property, this one allows you to cancel or change the date in case you need it. Cancellations for this type of reservations are until 04:00 pm of arrival date.



2020 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

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

To submit an abstract, click on the

Abstract Submissions Link

This information will assist you to prepare an abstract for submission

Submission Outline and Requirements      Abstract Scoring & Review Outline       Download and Share this Call for Abstracts


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 abstracts@humancaring.org  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.

Past Conference Information


2019 Conference Theme

Caring and Interprofessional Practice: Re-imagining the patient care experience.

Keynote Speakers:

 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.

 Regina Holiday

 Artist and nationally renowned speaker on patient care advocacy.


Download the 2019 IAHC Conference Program Here

Conference Program

Download the 2019 IAHC Conference Agenda Here

Conference Agenda

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.

Presentation Format & Instructions

Abstract Scoring & Review Outline

Download Conflict of Interest Form Here

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.

View Photos from IAHC 2019 Annual Conference:

Special Thank you to Bill Wagner for providing the photo record!




Annual Conference History

2019

40th International Association for Human Caring Conference - Clemson, SC,  USA


2018

39th International Association for Human Caring Conference - Minneapolis, MN,  USA


2017

38th International Association for Human Caring Conference - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


2016

37th International Association for Human Caring Conference - Boston, MA


2015

36th International Association for Human Caring Conference - New Orleans, LA


2014

35th International Association for Human Caring Conference - Kyoto, Japan

Dr. Naohiro Hohashi - Welcome to Kyoto

2013

34th Annual Conference - Orlando, FL

Mystery and Miracles - Embracing the Difference Caring Makes in Nursing Practice, Education, and Research.

Dr. Jean Watson's 2013 Conference Keynote

2013 Video Highlights

2012

33rd Annual Conference - Philadelphia, PA

Caring Connections: Research Practice, Education

2011

32nd Annual Conference - San Antonio, TX
The Intersection of Caring and Quality: Nursing Practice, Education, and Research
2010

31st Annual Conference - Rochester, MN
Nursing Care Models

IAHC Supporting

Anne Boykin Institute        Watson Institute

              


Address: P.O. Box 6703 * Grand Rapids, MI  49516

Email: assoc.manager@humancaring.org

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