Florence Nursing and Midwifery Network
Florence Nursing and Midwifery Network is a network and a great opportunity to get to know your future international colleagues. The network aims to both enhance and develop the international dialogue between universities and working nurses/midwives. By Florence Network exchanges information through different workshops and conferences in Europe and the network aims to improve the current situation as nurses and midwives. The network consists of 18 countries and approximately 40 university colleges throughout Europe, making this network one of the biggest of its kind in the world. No other similar network includes as many students as Florence Network, which also makes it the internationally biggest student activity.
The network was created for exchange good practice in teaching, practice and research and the network does projects as well as staff and student exchanges this through its annual meetings. The Annual Meetings gather practiononers, academia and students to discuss research issues, future global challenges and internationalization within this field.
The Network encourages the involvement of students, managers and educationalists to ensure strong links between strategy and practice.
We value the promotion and development of nursing/ midwifery practice and education and welcomes interaction and contact with all stakeholders in nursing/midwifery and in education. The network includes its members, non-members, students, lecturers practitioners, policy-makers and managers. There is no membership fee and each member funds their own activities within the network.
Its main goal is to make midwifery and nursing more visible in Europe.
The main goal is to make nursing and midwifery more visible in Europe
- Exchange students and teachers
- Compare curricula and improve quality of Nursing and Midwifery education
- Co-operate in research in the Nursing and Midwifery works field.
- Develop European projects and intensive programs.
- Participate in realisation of the Bologna declaration in Europe.
- Get accreditation for Nursing and Midwifery education in Europe.
- Use the Erasmus programs
- support long-term student exchange
- support long-term teacher exchange
- support financing projects and disseminations
Each year, one of the partners of the network hosts annual meetings that host their higher education institutions.
Ege University Faculty Of Nursing
Ege University Faculty of Nursing became a member of the Florence Nursing and Midwifery Network in 2006. The Network has an annual meeting every year when member schools are hosted. This meeting is a designated title for that year is determined. In addition, there are separate evaluation meetings at each of these meetings where each member school participates in the Erasmus Coordinator (ECO Meeting), Dean Meeting and student board. Each school must participate in the annual meeting of the membership for continuation. Generally at each meeting the Erasmus Coordinator can take 1 undergraduate student from his / her school without paying the registration fee. At the 18th annual meeting of the Florence Nursing and Midwifery Network (2010), we have hosted our faculty.