Thursday, June 6, 2024
4:00 - 5:00 pm

This three-part webinar series aimed to promote the effective development, implementation, and evaluation of advanced practice nursing (APN) roles in Latin America and the Caribbean through the use of evidence-informed and systematic approaches.

Objective(s) of the meeting: 

1.    Identify and engage policy and healthcare decision-makers to promote the introduction of APN roles in primary care;
2.    Translate and disseminate information to policy and decision-makers; and
3.    Learn how to translate evidence on the outcomes of APN roles in primary care. 

Brief synthesis of the topics: 
  • Engaging Influential APN Policy & Decision-Makers
  • Strategies to Translate & Disseminate APN Evidence to Policy & Decision-Makers
  • Nurse Practitioner Outcomes in Primary Care – Getting the Evidence to Policy & Decision-Makers
Speakers. Brief summary of the curriculum: 

Webinar 1 

  • Consuelo Cerón Mackay, PhD Student, School of Nursing, McMaster University, & Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Los Andes
  • Silvia Cassiani, Advisor on Nursing and Health Technicians, PAHO/WHO

Webinar 2

  • Denise Bryant Lukosius, Professor & Alba DiCenso Chair in Advanced Practice Nursing, McMaster University
  • Francisca Márquez Doren, Associate Professor & Graduate Director, School of Nursing, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
  • Bruno Guimarães de Almeida, Director of the Department of Management and Regulation of Work in Health, Ministry of Health, Brazil

Webinar 3

  • Kelley Kilpatrick, Associate Professor & Susan E. French Chair in Nursing Research & Innovative Practice, Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University
  • Edwin Bolastig Subregional Advisor, Human Resources for Health (Caribbean), PAHO
  • Felipe Cortés Leddy, National Director of Nursing, Ministry of Health, Chile
Nurses, Nursing Staff; Health Systems.
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