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The 4th International NCCS & EACS Conference April 27th – 28th 2022 at Mälardalen University, Sweden

Caring in a changing world

The 4th International NCCS & EACS Conference April 27th – 28th 2022 at Mälardalen University, Sweden

Caring in a changing world

Welcome to take part in the conference and contribute with your experiences and knowledge or to learn more about this topic. This conference will take place at Mälardalen University, Eskilstuna. It is also possible to participate online. We will also arrange a pre-conference for doctoral students on the 26th of April. This pre-conference takes place only on campus.

Caring in a changing world. We are all living through a time of extraordinary change in the way we provide health care. Health services are evolving with new technologies being used and care provided in less familiar contexts. At this time of rapid change we need to keep caring as a constant and understand how best health care practitioners can achieve this.

Areas of focus

  • Caring using technologies
  • Caring and learning
  • Caring in the community
  • Caring for people in different life situations

Conference fees

Early bird until February 15, 2022:
NCCS members: 320 € / February 16 – April 1: 340 €
Non members: 370 € / February 16 – April 1: 390 €
Students and doctoral students: 200 € / February 16 – April 1: 220 €

Fees for participation one day at campus: 120 €/day
Fees for participation one day online: 95 €/day

 

Conference booklet and information for the participants

The organizers will provide you with a login to view this page.

Program

 

Tuesday April 26

12.00-13.00, Registration

16.00-18.00

13.00-16.00 Pre-conference for PhD-students on campus

Parallel sessions:

Do we need theoretical frameworks to ensure the delivery of person-centred fundamental care?Associate professor Åsa Muntlin, Uppsala University

Perspectives on concept development in caring science
Professor Margareta Asp and professor Lena Wiklund Gustin, Mälardalen University

18.00-20.00 Buffet and mingle at MDU

Wednesday April 27

8.00–9.00 Registration

9.00–9.30 Welcome to the conference

Anna Letterstål, Head of School of Health, Care and Social Welfare, MDU

Ulrica Hörberg, professor and Chair man of Nordic College of Caring Science

Fiona Cowdell, professor, European Academy of Caring Science

Practical information: Margareta Asp, professor, MDU

9.30- 10.30 Keynote

Don’t look at me – See me! Clinical aspects of caring as founded in the patient’s life world.
Mats Holmberg, associate professor in Caring Science, School of Health, care and social welfare, Mälardalen University, Sweden

10.30-10.50 Refreshment Break

10.50-12.25 Concurrent sessions (3 or 4 in parallel à 20 minutes)

12.25-13.30 LUNCH at MDU

13.30-14.30 Keynote

Bringing out the value of professional nursing care. Presentation of a framework as one way to understand essentials themes
Charlotte Delmar, professor in Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Research Unit for Nursing Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, Denmark

14.30-15.20 Refreshment Break – networking and poster exhibition

15.20-16.55 Concurrent sessions (3 or 4 in parallel 20 minutes)

17.00 End of today’s program

17.30-18.45 Visiting the local brewery

19.00-21.00 Conference reception
Dinner at Bolinder Munktell museum

Thursday April 28

8.30-9.00 Registration

9.00-10.15 Concurrent sessions (3 or 4 in parallel 20 minutes)

10.15–10.30 Refreshment Break

10.30-11.30 Key note

Care and technology: Exploring the meaning of dignity within the digital world.
Kathleen Galvin, Abraham Kebede and Shuvarthi Bhattacharjee

Kathleen Galvin, professor of Nursing Practice, School of Health Sciences, University of Brighton, England

11.30-12.30 LUNCH at MDU

12.30-13.30 Symposium (2 parallel) Swedish/English

Symposium 1 in Swedish:

ETHOS - bärare av vårdandets kärna i teori, forskning och praxis
Unni Å Lindström, Ulf Donner and Lucas Donner.

Unni Å Lindström, professor emerita in Clinical Caring Science at Åbo Academy, Finland

Symposium 2:

What matters in older person care in a changing world
Fiona Cowdell.

Fiona Cowdell, professor of Nursing and Health Research, England.

13.45-15.00 Best Poster Award and End of conference (NCCSF distribution of scholarships)


Keynote speakers

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Kathleen Galvin

Professor of Nursing Practice, School of Health Sciences, University of Brighton, England

Title: Care and technology: Exploring the meaning of dignity within the digital world.

One of our current challenges seeks to understand contextual issues that may enhance or impede the uptake of technology innovation in care of older people. While new technologies offer great potential for innovative systems of independence, personal support and wellbeing, overall there has been little engagement with older people themselves and to make any impactful difference technology uptake needs to become inseparable from the practices situated in its use, thereby helping to move older people from a passive role, but taking into account social and ethical demands of new care technologies. We will feedback some interim findings from the literature and new insights informed from a lifeworld perspective to meet these challenges.

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With

Shuvarthi Bhattacharjee

PhD student, University of Brighton, England



 

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and

Abraham S Kebede

Abraham Kebede is an early-stage researcher in the INNOVATEDIGNITY project through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action ITN, EU Horizon 2020 at the School of Health Sciences, University of Brighton.

 

 


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Charlotte Delmar

Professor in Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Research Unit for Nursing Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, Denmark

Title: Bringing out the value of professional nursing care. Presentation of a framework as one way to understand essential themes.

Charlotte Delmar is Professor of Nursing Science at the Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark. Professional nursing care is a guiding principle in Professor Delmar's research. Her research is about nursing as an ongoing development of the Scandinavian ethical demand approach and the theory of existential life phenomena. Professor Delmar’s approach to research is intertwined between philosophy of care and empirical research seen from a patient perspective in different clinical practices.


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Mats Holmberg

Associate Professor in Caring Science, School of Health, care and social welfare, Mälardalen University, Sweden

Title: Don’t look at me – See me! clinical aspects of caring as founded in the patient’s life world.

Mats is a clinical active ambulance nurse and associate professor in caring science at Mälardalen University and Linnaeus University. Mats area of research is caring aspects in the clinical acute and emergency care, bringing the patients’ lifeworld in front within a context that is primarily driven by a medical perspective. He focuses on interpersonal and ethical aspects of this care and the competence this demands.




Symposium

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Symposium 1:

Unni Å Lindström, Ulf Donner, Lucas Donner

The title of the symposium. Presented in Swedish: ETHOS - bärare av vårdandets kärna i teori, forskning och praxis (presented in Swedish)

Unni Å Lindström HVD, Professor emerita, has been the professor in Clinical Caring Science at Åbo Academy, Finland, where caring science has been developed as an autonomous academic discipline based on human science. During the years 1991-1997 Unni was the chairman of Nordic College of Caring Science. Unni Å Lindström will give a presentation in Swedish together with Ulf and Lucas Donner who run a group home for people with mental illness. Their philosophy of care is based on the caring science of professor Katie Eriksson.

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Ulf Donner became a nurse 1982 at Vaasa Hospital, and the following year he obtained a specialist nurse degree in psychiatric care at HSSI (Helsingfors Svenska sjukvårdsinstitut). He is currently the director of the Stiftelsen Hemmet sr ( The Home Foundation) in Åland. As a leader, he has built up the caring tradition at Hemmet from 1985 together with the mentors, late Professor Katie Eriksson and Professor Unni Å. Lindström. This tradition is still reflected in the caring culture at Stiftelsen Hemmet. In 2010 Ulf completed a master's degree at the unit for caring science at Åbo Academy.

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Lucas Donner has experiences from several occupations, but has been a registered nurse since 2015 when he graduated from Mälardalen University (MDU). In 2017 he was employed at Stiftelsen Hemmet sr and in 2018 he completed his MSc-degree and specialist nurse education in psychiatric care at MDU. The article Navigating between Compassion and Uncertainty - Psychiatric Nurses' Lived Experiences of Communication with Patients Who Rarely Speak in (Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 2020) that he wrote together with Lena Wiklund Gustin is based on his MSc-thesis.


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Symposium 2:

Fiona Cowdell

Title: “What matters in older person care in a changing world”

Fiona Cowdell is a Professor of Nursing and Health Research at Birmingham City University, UK and Chair of the European Academy of Caring Science. In this symposium Fiona and colleagues from across Europe will reflect, from a range of perspectives, on the key question of “what matters in older person care in a changing world”.

Call for abstracts

Deadline for Abstracts has been extended to December 15th, 2021

Submit

Deadline for Abstracts has been extended to December 15th, 2021

For the Conference ”Caring in a changing world” APRIL 27, 2022 – APRIL 28, 2022, Mälardalen University, Eskilstuna, Sweden, we urge multiprofessionals to send in abstracts that address the topics under investigation at this conference. It is possible to register for the conference from mid October 2021.

The maximum size of the abstract is 300 words. The 300-word limit does not include the title or author details of the abstract; the limit is for the actual text of the abstract. The abstract must be written in English and should contain background, aim, method, results, conclusion and address implications for caring in a changing world. Abstracts for poster presentations can also be submitted concerning ongoing studies with preliminary data relevant or significant for the topic of the conference.

Response on the peer review of you abstract is expected January 15, 2022.
Registration deadline for abstract submitters is February 1th 2022.

Download a template for abstracts Word, 13.3 kB.

Send to your abstract to: nccs@mdu.se

Please note,

– if you would like to publish an accepted abstract in a conference booklet:
– if you submit for poster or oral presentation, or both:

Guidelines for oral presentations

All oral presentations in the concurrent sessions are 15 minutes with an additional 5 minutes for questioning.

Guidelines for poster presentation ON CAMPUS:

You are required to print a poster with these specifications:

  • Poster size 65 x 100 cm, portrait shape.
  • Important information should be readable from about 3 meters
  • Title to be short and draw interest
  • Maximum word count 500 (or it becomes too small for people to read)
  • Text is clear and succinct
  • Use bullets, numbering, and headlines for ease of reading
  • Use effective graphics, colours and fonts
  • Have a consistent and clean layout
  • Include acknowledgments, your name and institutional affiliation

Guidelines for Poster Presentation ONLINE:

You are required to upload your ePoster in PDF format. This PDF file will be made visible on the conference virtual platform for attendees to download and view. Below are the specifications:

  • All posters must be created using PowerPoint with a maximum of 7 slides (including title/author slide). PowerPoint presentations should be in widescreen (16:9).
  • Text and illustrations should be easily readable: use high-contrast colours for the best definition of your text.
  • Posters should be self-contained and self-explanatory.
  • The abstract title, author(s), affiliation(s) and email address(es) should appear on the first slide.

Send the online poster to the conference committee nccs@mdu.se, latest the 11th April.


Accommodation

Here are some suggestions for accommodation in Eskilstuna.
You contact the hotel directly for booking and enter the booking code "NCCS Conference". Call in your booking or send an email to the hotel, no later than 25 March 2022.

Plaza / Best Western Plaza Hotel

  • 895 SEK for a single room
  • 995 SEK for a doubleroom

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Hotell Munktell Bolinder

  • 1180 SEK for a single room
  • 1480 SEK for a superiorroom

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Elite Stadshotellet

  • 1640 SEK for a single room
  • 1740 SEK for a doubleroom

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Contact

Contact the organizer

nccs@mdu.se
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