Staffordshire University (Staffordshire, United Kingdom).
To formally launch and set the foundation the EPICC project, along with preparing the EPICC Strategic Partners and EPICC Participants to work with all the intellectual outputs and project activities.
- Present findings from the multi-national study of student nurses’/midwives’ spiritual care competencies and identify implications for nursing education, practice and the EPICC project.
- Identify strategies to ensure the significant findings from the study are shared and adopted by nursing and midwifery from within the EPICC Strategic Partners’ and EPICC Participants’ institutions/countries.
- Explore how the findings from the study can be disseminated to inform nursing and midwifery practice locally within EPICC Strategic Partners’ and EPICC Participants’ curricula and more broadly within Europe and beyond.
- What is the EPICC Project: relevance to nursing and midwifery practice and education? (Professor Wilfred McSherry, Professor Tove Giske)
- Presentation of key findings from a multi-national study exploring student nurses/midwives perceived spiritual care competence (Dr Linda Ross, Annemeik Schep)
- What do we mean by competence in spiritual care? Developing the Spiritual Care Competence Scale (Professor Rene van Leeuwen)
- Nurses’ and midwives’ acquisition of competency in spiritual care: A focus on education (Dr Josephine Attard)