27th November 2020 (3hrs) 0900-1200 Central Africa Time

Day Opening: Ms. Bongi Sibanda (ICN NP / APNN Alumna)

9.00-9.30: Opening and Keynote

  • Chair: Ms. Bongi Sibanda (5min)
  • Opening: Dr Melanie Rogers, Chair ICN NP/APNN, Director of International Academy of Research and Enterprise (15min)
  • Keynote: Prof. Sheila Tlou (15min)

The meeting will then have two sequential panel discussions

9.30-10.30: Panel 1 on Health Systems (Delivery/Policy)

Panel moderated by Ms. Bongi Sibanda (ICN NP / APNN Alumnus)

Panel to include

  • Dr. David Stewart, ICN Policy
  • Mr. Andre Gitembagara Rwanda, NNA Lead
  • Dr. Mary Nandili MOH Chief Nurse, Kenya
  • Prof. Shabir Moosa, Wonca Africa
  • Mr. Portifa Mwendera, Pharmacist Leader – President, Pharmaceutical Society of Zimbabwe

10.30-11.00: Break of 30min

11.00-12.00: Panel 2 on Accreditation, Credentialing & Regulation

Panel moderated by Dr. Edna Tallam-Kimaiyo (Nurses Council of Kenya) / Franklin Schaffer (CGFNS)

Panel include

  • Dr. Minna Miller, Project Coordinator, ICN NP/APN Network Steering Group
  • Dr. Eunice Ndirangu, Dean, Aga Khan University (East Africa) & Chairperson, Nurses Council of Kenya
  • Dr. Lilian Dodzo, Acting Director of Nursing and midwifery, MOH- Zimbabwe, Former Chairperson, Nurses Council of Zimbabwe
  • Mr. Marco Machado, Emergency Care Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Epsom & St Helier University NHS Trust / St George’s University of London

Day Closure: Ms. Bongi Sibanda (ICN NP / APNN Alumna)

28th November 2020 (4hrs) 1600-2000 Central Africa Time

Day Opening: Stacie Stender (Jhpiego / ICN APNN Alumnus)

16.00-16.45: Plenary/Panel 3 on Academic Leadership and Internationalisation in Higher Education

Plenary: Prof. Hester Klopper “Academic Leadership and Partnerships” (10min)

Panel moderated by DrBongi Sibanda -Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust/AfroPHC

Panel to include

  • Dr. Deborah Gray, Deputy Director, ICN NP/APNN Global Academy of Research and Enterprise & Associate Graduate Program Director MSN/DNP Programs, Old Dominion University School of Nursing , USA
  • Ms. Judy Khanyola, Chair for Nursing & Midwifery, University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), Rwanda; Afrehealth Secretary & NursingNow Africa Representative
  • Dr. Eileen Stuart-Shor, Associate Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA/Fulbright Scholar Faculty, University of Eswatini Family Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • Dr. Cynthia Chaibva, Nursing & Midwifery expert, A/Chaiperson Department of Nursing & Midwifery, Faculty of medicine – NUST, Zimbabwe
  • Dr. Melanie Rogers, Chair ICN NP/APNN, Director of International Academy of Research and Enterprise, Course leader for MSc Advanced Clinical Practice, University of Huddersfield, UK

16.45-17.30: Plenary/Panel 4 on Collaborative Practice Leadership in Clinical Education

Plenary: Prof Ian Couper: “Collaborative Practice in Clinical Education” (10min)

Panel moderated by Dr. Stacen Keating (New York University)

Panel to include

  • Dr Elissa Ladd – Deputy Director, ICN NP/APNN Global Academy of Research and Enterprise & Professor, School of Nursing – MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston USA
  • Ms.Jeshni Amblum Course Director, Belmatt Healthcare Training & President Elect: General Practice and Primary Care Section at the Royal Society of Medicine, United Kingdom/South Africa
  • Dr Cherifa Sururu – Family Physician & Educator, Zimbabwe
  • Dr Mary Brennan  – Director, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program, New York University

17.30-18.00: Break of 30min

18.00-19.00: Group Discussions (using Zoom Breakout rooms)

There will be four concurrent hour-long group discussions to explore the following issues to map out the FNP Curriculum Framework further.

  • Scope of practice (facilitated by Dr. Kathy Wheeler AANP / ICN APNN / WONCA Africa/ Jhpiego)
  • Regulation, Accreditation Credentialing (facilitated by Edna /Dr. Franklin Schaffer (CGFNS)
  • Education (facilitated by Dr. Deborah Gray (ICN NP/APNN) / Dr Mary Brennan (NYU) / Ms. Mabedi Kgositau (University of Botswana)
  • Interprofessional Collaboration and Clinical Supervision (facilitated by Dr. Stacen Keating (NYU); Prof Shabir Moosa (WONCA Africa); Bongi Sibanda (ICN NP/APNN Alumna)

The following questions will be used to guide group discussion:

  • What is working?
  • What is challenging?
  • What is the way forward?

19.00-19.45: Feedback on Group Discussions

There will be feedback from participants using facilitator reports, Zoom Chat, and Mentimeter.

19.45-19.55: Next Steps

Ms. Bongi Sibanda, Ms. Stacie Stender and Dr Melanie Rogers

19.55-20.00: Closing keynote

Dr Barbara Stilwell (Nursing Now Executive Director)

Day Closure: Stacie Stender (Jhpiego / ICN APNN Alumnus)


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