ABOUT WFCCN

WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE DO

The WFCCN is an international federation comprised of national critical care nursing associations from over 40 countries. 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.


WFFCCN BOARD OF DIRECTORS



PRESIDENT

Paul Fulbrook

Professor of Nursing
(RN, PhD, MSc, PGDipEduc, BSc, DPSN)

Australian Catholic University,
The Prince Charles Hospital

Queensland, Australia



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VICE PRESIDENT

Adriano Friganovi

Senior Lecturer
(RN, BsN, MsN.)

University Hospital Centre Zagreb

Zagreb, Croatia




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COMMUNICATIONS / MEDIA

Sandra Goldsworthy

Associate Dean Teaching Learning and Technology / Associate Professor / Research Professorship in Simulation
(PhD, RN, CNCC(C), CMSN(C))

University of Calgary
Calgary, Canada


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SECRETARY

Violeta Lopez

Professor
(RN, BSN, MNA, MPET, PhD, FACN)

National University of
Singapore

Singapore



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FINANCE

Kathleen M Vollman

Clinical Nurse Specialist/Consultant
(MSN, RN, CCNS, FCCM, FAAN)

ADVANCING NURSING LLC

Northville, MI, USA






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COMMUNICATIONS/MEDIA

Marcelo Fabio Morales

Associate Professor of Nursing in Critical Care
(RN)

University School of Nursing Universidad Nacional de Tucumn
Director of Nursing at Hospital Angel C Padilla

Tucumn, Argentina


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COMMUNICATIONS/MEDIA

Susan Yeager

Lead Neurocritical Care Nurse Practitioner
(MS, RN, CCRN, ACNP-BC, FNCS)

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Columbus, Ohio, USA




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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 WFCCNsconstitutioncontains the basic, fundamental principles and procedures regarding theorganization’sstructure. The by-laws within provide greater detail of the rules of procedure by which WFCCN group memberships govern theorganization.


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Contact

World Federation of Critical Care Nurses Ltd
P.O Box 50
Dayboro, Queensland 4521
Australia
+63 2 426 4394
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