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ICHNPC 2017 : 19th International Conference on Holistic Nursing and Patient Care

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICHNPC

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICHNPC 2017: 19th International Conference on Holistic Nursing and Patient Care aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Holistic Nursing and Patient Care. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Holistic Nursing and Patient Care.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Holistic Nursing and Patient Care are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICHNPC 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Holistic Nursing and Patient Care. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Resilience in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in Hemodialysis
Gomes C. C. Izabel, Lanzotti B. Rafaela, Orlandi S. Fabiana
2) Nurses’ Views on ‘Effective Nurse Leader’ Characteristics in Iraq
S. Abed, S. O’Neill
3) Physical Properties and Resistant Starch Content of Rice Flour Residues Hydrolyzed by α-Amylase
Waranya Pongpaiboon, Warangkana Srichamnong, Supat Chaiyakul
4) Development of EREC IF Model to Increase Critical Thinking and Creativity Skills of Undergraduate Nursing Students
Kamolrat Turner, Boontuan Wattanakul
5) Actual Nursing Competency among Nurses in Hospital in Vietnam
Do Thi Ha, Khanitta Nuntaboot
6) Participation in Co-Curricular Activities of Undergraduate Nursing Students Attending the Leadership Promoting Program Based on Self-Directed Learning Approach
Porntipa Taksin, Jutamas Wongchan, Amornrat Karamee
7) The Opinions of Nursing Students Regarding Humanized Care through Volunteer Activities at Boromrajonani College of Nursing, Chonburi
P. Phenpun, S. Wareewan
8) The Effect of Peer Support to Interpersonal Problem Solving Tendencies and Skills in Nursing Students
B. Özlük, A. Karaaslan
9) The Perception on 21st Century Skills of Nursing Instructors and Nursing Students at Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Chonburi
Kamolrat Turner, Somporn Rakkwamsuk, Ladda Leungratanamart
10) Sociocultural Context of Pain Management in Oncology and Palliative Nursing Care
Andrea Zielke-Nadkarni
11) Impacts of E-learning in Nursing Education: In the Light of Recent Studies
A.Ö. İlkay, C.O. Zeynep
12) The Impact of E-Learning on Medication Administration of Nursing Students: What Recent Studies Say?
Z. Karakus, Z. Ozer
13) Assessing Stages of Exercise Behavior Change, Self Efficacy and Decisional Balance in Iranian Nursing and Midwifery Students
Mahnaz Shafakhah, Marzieh Moattari, Rahelae Sabet Sarvestani
14) Use of Item Response Theory in Medical Surgical Nursing Achievement Examination
Rita C. Ramos
15) Teachers' Conceptions as a Basis for the Design of an Educational Application: Case Perioperative Nursing
Antti Pirhonen, Minna Silvennoinen

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