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EfCCNa Strategy until 2023 published

08 June 2024
EfCCNa Strategy until 2030 defines the federation’s direction and provides a framework for strategic thinking. It relies on all EfCCNa members (Board, Council representatives and member associations) to ensure its success. Seven Mission Statements are defined. Goals and objectives are written following each mission statement in order to explain ...

EfCCNa Newsletter May 2024 is online

24 May 2024
The first EfCCNa newsletter is now available on the website. Go to 'News' -> 'Newsletters' and find the latest information about the federation and the activities of their member organisations.

The PEAiCE Research Project

16 May 2024
Physiotherapy Provision and Practice: An EuropeAn Intensive CarE Unit (ICU) Survey (PEAiCE).   The purpose of this research is to investigate current provision  and practice of physiotherapy within Intensive care units in European countries. The research project is being conducted by Dr Agnieszka Lewko (Coventry University), Dr Da...
Exchange Programme

German Hospital participates in the EfCCNa Exchange programme

14 May 2024
Good News for Critical Care Nurses in Europe: a new participating hospital in Germany - the University Hospital Tübingen - joined the club. Go to the Exchange Programe for more information

New representative: Slovenian Association of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care & Transfusion by Nurses & Midwives

11 May 2024
My name is Matej Mažič, I work at the Department of Perioperative Intensive Care Medicine. I have 22 years of experience working with the critically ill and I love this job very much. I am an ERC instructor on Advanced life support courses. European pediatric life support courses, ITLS instructor on ITLS advanced courses and pediatric courses, a...

Change in the Slovenia Council representation

01 May 2024
Hello, I am Ziga Vrhovnik, husband, father of two, working in University Clinical Center in Ljubljana, Slovenia. I am a registered nurse in ICU, for a short time I also worked as perfusionist in the cardio-vascular surgery department. As a team member of our department I work with critically ill mechanical ventilated patients. I have experience ...

EfCCNa welcomes 34 member organisation: SPEDC

01 May 2024
The Portuguese Society of Critical Care Nurses (SPEDC) is a scientific, non-profit association, made up of Nurses, whose area of interest and/or professional activity is one of the following: Pre-hospital Emergency, Urgency and Intensive Care. SPEDC's purpose is research, training and management in the area of health, more precisely in the field...

EfCCNa's new Member Society from Latvia

29 April 2024
During the EfCCNa Council meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, the Latvian Association of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Nurses applied for a membership in EfCCNa. Linda Fridenberga together with her colleague Olga Cerela presented some interesting information about Critical Care nursing in Latvia and especially about their society. At present, ther...

Towards sustainable intensive care

11 April 2024
The EfCCNa position statement on Sustainability in ICU is now published: Towards sustainable intensive care.  Find the document 'Towards sustainable Intensive Care' Towards sustainable intenisve care

EfCCNa Webinar on Sustainability in ICU

13 March 2024
EfCCNa free Webinar on Sustainability in ICU    10 April 2024 19.00 – 20.00 hrs UTC/GMT+1 on ZOOM Every ICU nurse in Europe can contribute to a more sustainable ICU  Join our free webinar to be informed about: the latest insights on sustainability in the ICU the new EfCCNa position statement on sustainability in the IC...

10th EfCCNa Congress 2025

05 January 2024
The 10th EfCCNa Congress is going to be held in Bologna, Italy. More information will follow ....

New Council member from Spain

25 November 2023
I am Cecilia and I have been working as an intensive care nurse at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona for more than 20 years. I have a PhD in nursing from the University of Barcelona. Researching patient empowerment to help reduce Post ICU syndrome. In addition, I teach at the University of Barcelona in both undergraduate and master's programs in ...

EfCCNa welcomes new representative for Iceland - Hrönn Birgisdottir

22 November 2023
  Hrönn is a clinical nurse specialist in critical care nursing and is beginning her PhD study in nursing. Her focus is on quality and quality indicators. She works in a mixed intensive care unit at the Landspitali University Hospital, one of three intensive care units in Iceland. She has 22 years of experience working in Intensive care an...

New representative of the Czech Republic - Mario Pytel

22 November 2023
I am soldier/nurse working for the field hospital in the Czech Republic and have been to missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan and naval mission Mediterranean. When I'm not engaged in the army, I mostly work in the ICU at the University hospital in Brno as a critical care specialist. I am a member of the presidium and the intensive care sect...

EfCCNa welcomes its 32 member association

22 November 2023
  The Czech Association of Nurses is an expert, professional, volunteer, non-profit and non-political organization with legal subjectivity. It is the largest professional organization of nurses and other health care professionals in the Czech Republic. It is open to all nurses and other health care professionals regardless of their n...

Norway's new Representative in the EfCCNa Council

18 November 2023
My name is Julie Berntsen from Norway. I am a member of the National Board of the Norwegian association of Critical Care nurses. I have been a registered nurse since 2015 and have worked at the ICU in Diakonhjemmet hospital in Oslo for the last 5 years.  I received my masters in advanced practice critical care nursing with my thesis “Build...