Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development, the Vanderbilt University Institute for Global Health, and the Vanderbilt School of Nursing present

Nursing Leadership in Global Health

Developing Pathways for Effective Advocacy and Action

February 27-28, 2014 • Nashville, Tennessee

For more information, contact Amy at nlgh2014@vanderbilt.edu

Welcome to NLGH 2014

The Nursing Leadership in Global Health Symposium will empower nurses and other health care providers to serve as leaders and agents of change to improve health in the global community. International experts will share their experiences and vision for expanding the role of nursing in shaping the policies and programs that impact the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Symposium Objectives

The Symposium objectives are:

  • Discuss complex and competing forces that influence health of individuals and populations around the world
  • Identify challenges, barriers and solutions to increasing nurse leadership and local workforce capacity
  • Describe essential components for successful collaboration with traditional and non-traditional partners to impact policy
  • Cite pathways to effective advocacy and activism in improving health of patients and populations within their communities

Let Us Hear from You

We want to know which issues in global health nursing are most relevant to you. What questions do you have surrounding this topic? What aspects are most relevant to your work? Email nlgh2014@vanderbilt , subject line Topics for Discussion and let us know.

Accreditation Statement:  Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.