ABOUT WFCCN

WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE DO

The WFCCN is an international federation comprised of national critical care nursing associations from over 50 countries and regions. It was founded on 30 October 2001 in Sydney Australia. The key aims of the WFCCN are to represent critical care nursing at an international level and to help improve critical care nursing practice worldwide. WFCCN supports effective international cooperation between health professionals, institutions, agencies, healthcare industry and charities that have an interest in the care of critically ill patients. The organization was registered in Australia in 2016 under the Corporations Act of 2001 as a company limited by guarantee. The ACN number is 613 276 672 & the ABN number is 80-613-276

The WFCCN Council is comprised of one representative from each full member association. The Council meets annually and every two years elects a Board of Directors from its members and associates. Listed below are the current WFCCN Board of Directors.


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WFCCN BOARD OF DIRECTORS



PRESIDENT

Adriano Friganovic

RN, BSN, MSN

Head Nurse; Senior Lecturer

University Hospital Centre Zagreb; University of Applied Health Sciences

Zagreb, Croatia




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SECRETARY

Violeta Lopez

RN, BSN, MNA, MPET, PhD, FACN

Professor

Hubei University of Medicine

Shiyan, Hubei Province, China



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FINANCE DIRECTOR

Kathleen M Vollman

MSN, RN, CCNS, FCCM, FAAN

Clinical Nurse Specialist/Consultant

ADVANCING NURSING LLC

Northville, Michigan, USA






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VICE PRESIDENT

Sandra Goldsworthy

RN, MSc, PhD, CNCC(C), CMSN(C), CCNSE

Professor

Nipissing University/ Canadore College Collaborative Nursing Program

North Bay, Ontario, Canada


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COMMUNICATIONS/MEDIA DIRECTOR

Marcelo Fabio Morales

RN

Associate Professor of Nursing in Critical Care; Director of Nursing

Universidad Nacional de Tucumn; Hospital Angel C Padilla

Tucumn, Argentina


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PARTNERSHIP AND POLICY DIRECTOR

Ged Williams

RN, CCC, MHA, LLM

Chief Nursing Officer, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, United Arab Emirates

Adjunct Professor of Nursing, Griffith University, Australia



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IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Paul Fulbrook

RN, PhD, MSc, PGDipEduc, BSc (Hons), DPSN

Professor of Nursing, Australian Catholic University and Nursing Director Research,
The Prince Charles Hospital; Brisbane, Australia

Honorary Professor, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa



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ORGANISATIONAL AIMS


Representation of Nurses

To represent critical care nurses and critical care nursing at an international level.


Worldwide Standard of Care

To improve the standard of care provided to critically ill patients and their families throughout the countries of the world.


Advancements

To advance the art and science of critical care nursing in all countries throughout the world.


Representation of Nurses

To promote co-operation, collaboration and support for critical care nursing associations and individuals.


Improve Recognition

To improve the recognition of critical care nursing throughout the world.


Improve Co-operation

To maintain and improve effective co-operation between all health professionals, institutions, agencies and charities who have a professional interest in the care of critically ill patients.


Establish Standards

To establish standards for the education, practice and management of critical care nursing


Support Research Initiatives

To foster and support research initiatives that advance critical care nursing and patient/family care.


Enhance Education Programs

To encourage and enhance education programs in critical care nursing throughout the world


Continuing Education

To provide conferences, written information and continuing education for critical care nurses.



WFCCN
CONSTITUTION

The WFCCN constitution contains the basic, fundamental principles and procedures regarding the Federation’s structure. The by-laws within provide greater detail of the rules of the procedures by which the WFCCN Board manages the Federation and the authority and voting rights of its members.


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About WFCCN

The World Federation of Critical Care Nurses is a volunteer organisation providing resources for Critical Care, Cardiac Care, Respiratory Care, Disaster Management, Directory, Events and Conferences, with representatives in 37 countries across the world.

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Contact

World Federation of Critical Care Nurses Ltd
P.O Box 50
Dayboro, Queensland 4521
Australia
+971 503064341
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