31st World Congress on

Advanced Nursing Practice

Theme: Exploring Latest Innovations and Advances in Nursing Practice

OCM for Nursing Practice Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Susette Brynard

Head of the Department
University of Free State
South Africa

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Johannes Maria Christiaan Roeters

Senior Lecturer of Nursing
Universal college of Learning, Newzealand
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria-Teresa Parisotto

Chief Nurse Advisor
Fresenius Medical Care
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lynn Motz

Board-certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Penn State
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nancy McNamara

Professor
Central Queensland University
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mustaffa Z. Younis

Executive Committee of the International Society for Research of Healthcare Financial Management
Zirve University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nursing Practice 2017

OCM Member

Nancy McNarma

Professor
Central Queensland University
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ligia Patricia Rojas Valenciano

Professor
University of Costa Rica
San Jose

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lynn Motz

Board-certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Penn State
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria-Teresa Parisotto

Chief Nurse Advisor
Fresenius Medical Care
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mustaffa Z. Younis

Executive Committee of the International Society for Research of Healthcare Financial Management
Zirve University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Johannes Maria Christiaan Roeters

Senior Lecturer of Nursing
Universal college of Learning,Newzealand
Newzealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Chad D. Rasmussen

Assistant Professer
Mayo Clnic College of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Susette Brynard

Head of the Department
University of Free State
South Africa

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Franklin A. Shaffer

Chief Executive Officer CGFNS International USA
CGFNS International USA
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kathryn Weaver

Associate Professor
University of New Brunswick
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Elizabeth Brodie

Professor
Edinburgh Napier University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Geetha Kada

Professor of Nursing
Montgomery College of Nursing
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - World Nursing 2017

OCM Member

Julie M. Pullen

Professor
Montana State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fredricka Gilje

Professor
Montana State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Heather MacDonald

Professor
University of New Brunswick
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jennifer Loke

Professor
University of Hull
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Werner Schuetze

Professor
Dialogische Praxis
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Emilia Campos de Carvalho

Professor
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jasmine D. Schmidt

Professor
California Baptist University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Su-Fen Cheng

Director
National Taipei University
Taiwan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Geneva M Edwards

Professor
Unlawful Medicine LLC
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Katherine Pollard

Professor
University of the West of England
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Christy Cotner

Professor
California Baptist University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Susette Brynard

Professor
University of the Free State
South Africa

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - World Nursing Conference-2016

OCM Member

Jeanette Kaellstrand Eriksson

Director
Halmstad University
Sweden

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yaron Shargall

Professor and Head
McMaster University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Colonel (Dr.) Sara Breckenridge-Sproat

Professor
U.S. Army Regional Health Command Europe
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lori A. Loan

Associate Professor
University of Alabama
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mary S. McCarthy

Professor
Madigan Army Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Catherine Bailey

Senior Research Fellow
Northumbria University
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Joaquim J.F. Soares

Professor
Mid Sweden University
Sweden

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Francisca Cisneros Farrar

Professor
Austin Peay State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Roganovic Jelena

Professor
Clinical Hospital Centre Rijeka
Croatia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Eileen Savage

Professor and Head
University College Cork
Ireland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Anjan Bhattacharya

In-charge, Child Development Centre
Apollo Gleneagles Hospital
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Heather MacDonald

Professor
University of New Brunswick
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Su-Fen Cheng

Associate Professor
National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences
Taiwan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zekiye Karacam

Professor
Adnan Menderes University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Evridiki Papastavrou

President of Nursing and Midwifery Council
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Pushpamala Ramaiah

Professor
Umm-Al Qura University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

David Randall

Executive Director
The Consumer Driven Health Care Institute
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lee, Jeong-Sang

Director
Jeonju Univeristy
South Korea

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Thurayya Eid

Director
King Abdulaziz University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Judith Lloyd Storfjell

Executive Director & Clinical Professor
University of Illinois
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ellen Olive Wahoush

School of Nursing
McMaster University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gulten Kaptan

Professor
Istanbul Arel University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hae Won, Kim

Professor
Seoul National University
Korea

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ayman Khairy M. Hassan

Vice Director
Assiut University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Nursing-2017

OCM Member

Dr. Jeffrey Doucette

Vice President of Magnet Recognition Program® and Pathway to Excellence®
American Nurses Credentialing Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Beth Ann Swan

Dean at the Jefferson College of Nursing
Jefferson College of Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Steven Benvenisti

Partner at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, PC, New York & New Jersey
The National Trial Lawyer,USA
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dr S.Afshin Shorofi

Assistant Professor
AdjunctMazandaran University of Medical Sciences (MUMS-Iran), Research Fellow at Flinders University (Australia)
Iran

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria Olenick PhD, FNP, RN

Clinical Assistant Professor
Florida International University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hana Kadhom

Director of Bridging Programme
CSI Medical University of Bahrain
Bahrain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ayfer Ekim

Assistant Professor
Istanbul Bilgi Üniversity
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Nursing-2016

OCM Member

Lee-Ellen C. Kirkhorn

Chair & Professor
INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kathleen M Lamaute

Professor
Molly College
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ann Mitchell

Professor
University of Pittsburgh
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mattia Gilmartin

Senior Research Scientist
New York university
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Joy Penman

Professor
University of South Australia
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Denise Brehmer

Assistant Professor
Indiana Wesleyan University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Heather Mc Donald

Professor
University of New Brunswick
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Freida Pemberton

Professor
Molly College
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gregory A Grillone

Professor and Vice chairman
Boston University school of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nancy Mc Namara

Senior Lecturer
Wintec, Hamilton
New Zeland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Anne-Kari M. Johannessen

Associate Professor
Oslo and Akershus University
Norway

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gulten Kaptan

Professor
Istanbul Arel University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hana Kadhom

Director of Bridging Programme
CSI Medical University of Bahrain
Bahrain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Awatif Al Bahar

Medical Director
Dubai Health Authority
United Arab Emirates

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Nursing 2015

OCM Member

Amer A Kaissi

Department of Health Care Administration
Trinity University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vladimir Obolensky

Head of the Septic Surgery Unit
Russian National Research Medical University
Russia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dennis C. Stevens

Professor and Interim Chairman
Sanford School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Evridiki Papastavrou

President of Nursing and Midwifery Council
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

David Randall

Executive Director
The Consumer Driven Health Care Institute
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hana Kadhom

Director
Royal College of Surgeons Ireland
Kingdom of Bahrain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lars Brorson Fich

Architect
Aalborg University
Denmark

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Judith Lloyd Storfjell

Executive Director & Clinical Professor
University of Illinois
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ellen Olive Wahoush

School of Nursing
McMaster University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Global Nursing 2017

OCM Member

Elizabeth A. Krupinski

Professor and Vice chair
Emory University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ana Lucia Abrahão

Director of Nursing
Fluminense Federal University
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Franklin A. Shaffer

Chief Executive Officer
CGFNS International
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Rejane Correa Marques

Professor
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dalmo Machado

Editor in Chief
Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria Antonieta Rubio Tyrrell

President
Regional council of Nursing Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Eny Dórea

Professor
Fluminense Federal University
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Creso Machado Lopes

Professor
Federal University of Acre
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Leandro Gustavo de Oliveira

Professor
Federal University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gunnar Glauco De Cunto Taets

Professor
Gunnar Glauco De Cunto Taets
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vanda Elisa Andres Felli

Senior Professor
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Global Nursing 2016

OCM Member

Franklin A. Shaffer

Chief Executive Officer
CGFNS International
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ana Lucia Abrahão

Director of Nursing
Fluminense Federal University
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Rejane Correa Marques

Professor
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dalmo Machado

Editor in Chief
Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria Antonieta Rubio Tyrrell

President
Regional council of Nursing Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Elizabeth A. Krupinski

Professor and Vice chair
Emory University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Eny Dórea

Professor
Fluminense Federal University
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Creso Machado Lopes

Professor
Federal University of Acre
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Leandro Gustavo de Oliveira

Professor
Federal University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gunnar Glauco De Cunto Taets

Professor
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vanda Elisa Andres Felli

Senior Professor
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nursing-2015

OCM Member

Pam Bellefeuille

Clinical professor
University of California
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dominique Letourneau

President, Director, Associate Professor
Créteil University
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Rose Constantino

Associate Professor
School of Nursing,Pennsylvania
Phone: 412-624-2063
Fax: 412-383-7293
University of Pittsburgh
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Noordeen Shoqirat

Assistant Professor
Dean of Nursing Faculty
Mutah University
Karak, JORDAN

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Andi Mabhala

Senior research fellow
Programme Leader
Senior Lecturer
Newman University,United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lunic Base Khoza

Dean, Senior Professor
University of Venda
South Africa

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pediatric Nursing-2017

OCM Member

Kathy Ruble

Director, Pediatric Oncology Survivorship
Johns Hopkins University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sharon Elizabeth Metcalfe

Director and Associate Professor
Western Carolina University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

David Albert Clark

Director of the Children’s Hospital
Albany Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tammi Evans

NYC President
National Speakers Association
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shereen M Hamadneh

Professor
Al-albayt University
Jordan

Biography Research Interest