September 17 - 21 2017 Opatija - Croatia
12th Quadrennial Congress “Neuroscience Clinical Excellence" is held under the high auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia.


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Welcome to 12th Quadrennial Congress of the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses!

Dear colleagues,
It is my great pleasure to welcome you on behalf of the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses (WFNN) and to invite you to attend the 12th Quadrennial Congress to be hosted by the Croatian Nurses Association in Neurology in Opatija, Croatia in 2017. The conference destination of Opatija combines the natural beauty of the Mediterranean seaside, outstanding cuisine and interesting local culture.
Under the theme, “Neuroscience Clinical Excellence,” we will highlight novel nursing research in neuroscience nursing and provide a platform for building international relationships that advance the standard of care for our patients world wide. The WFNN is committed to a meeting that focuses on a meaningful exchange of information that bridges cultures, languages and national boundaries.
Whether you are a neuroscience nurse that wants to stay on the forefront of practice changes or an allied health professional working in the field of Neuroscience, our conference will provide important updates in a wide range of topics such as Stroke, Neurosurgery, Neuro Critical Care, Epilepsy, Geriatrics, Pain Management, Movement Disorders, Neuro Trauma, Neuro Oncology, Neuro Rehabilitation, Pediatrics, Spine Services and more. We are looking forward to connecting nurses across the world to share our passion for neuroscience nursing and advance care globally.
I will look forward to seeing you in Opatija in 2017!

Christi DeLemos, MSN, CNRN, ACNP-BC
President of World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses

Dear colleagues,
Croatian Nursing Association in Neurology has been organizing, hosting and participating in the numerous educational events such as conferences, seminars, congresses in order to successfully implement the association´s goal: to plan and organize educational programs as part of continuing professional development and training of nurses and technicians who provide direct care in neurology. The crowning glory of all these activities is to host 12th Quadrennial Congress of the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses (WFNN) in 2017, in Opatija, Croatia.
It is my great pleasure to extend you the invitation to join us all in Opatija, a Mediterranean town with Central European charm, which numerous business people, scientists and tourists have chosen as their favorite destination to share your experience and to learn about the neuroscience clinical excellence.
The congress provides a unique opportunity in the field of networking and presentation of the neuroscience experts from Europe, Canada, Australia, the United States, Japan, Russia, Croatia and neighboring countries, enabling the access to the international market leaders in neuroscience in order to achieve direct contact with practitioners, policy-makers and decision-makers, focusing on the promotion of scientific research, professional development and the development of clinical practice.
I look forward to welcoming you on the 12th Quadrennial Congress of the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses (WFNN) in 2017, in Opatija, Croatia.

Lenka Kopačević,
President of the Croatian Nursing Association in Neurology


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