9th EfCCNa Congress postponed to August 2022

19 November 2021
Dear Critical Care Nursing Colleagues when the 9th EfCCNa Congress was postponed to March 2022, we had hoped that the Covid-19 pandemic would have eased by now. Unfortunately the Covid-19 virus continues to firmly holds us in our grip, putting an immense pressure on frontline nurses. It remains highly uncertain that the situation will...

Healthy Work Environment for Critical Care Nurses

12 November 2021
Improving Working Environment for Critical Care Nurses’ HWE4CCN - Healthy work environment for Critical Care Nurses - a europeanwide project endorsed by EfCCNa The Erasmus+ project is now in its final phase. The content of the online course, translated in 5 languages (English, Romanian, Greek, Croatian, Spanish), has been successfully set up ...

Abstract Submission Deadline 9th EfCCNa Congress - only 4 weeks to go!

12 October 2021
Remember, remember the 15th of November – it’s the abstract submission deadline for the 9th EfCCNa Congress to be held in Utrecht in March 2022. You are very much invited to contribute with your knowledge and expertise to the success of the Congress by submitting your abstract. Here is the link to the website https://www.efccna.or...

Webinar Presentations online

29 September 2021
The presentations of the EfCCNa webinar on 'ICU Nursing after the COVID-19 pandemic- what did we gain?' are now available on the EfCCNa website for your information. A record of the event might follow soon. Please got to Education

EfCCNa Abstract & Poster Awards 2022

09 September 2021
In order to attract the best abstracts to the EfCCNa Congress we are awarding three prizes for the best written abstracts and one prize for the best poster. The winners of the EfCCNa Best Abstract Award and the EfCCNa Best Poster Award will be entitled to a free registration for the next EfCCNa Congress. Please keep in mind that the abstract s...

EfCCNa Webinar Registration

25 August 2021
 Less than 4 weeks to go for the free EfCCNa webinar 'ICU Nursing after the COVID-19 Pandemic - what did we gain?' Register here  

EfCCNa News July 2021

17 July 2021
The EfCCNa is happy to provide you the second newsletter 2021 and with this the latest information regarding the federation itself and its member organisations and of course what is going on in the field of critical care nursing. Click here and enjoy reading.

9th EfCCNa Congress Registration opens July 15

14 July 2021
Critical Care Nurses from Europe and abroad: you are invited to register for the 9th EfCCNa Congress in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Online registration is open from July 15. Make sure to get the early registration fee. More information about important dates and fees at the congress pages We from EfCCNa are looking forward meeting in hopefully p...

Call for Abstracts

14 July 2021
EfCCNa welcomes the submission of abstracts for presentation during the EfCCNa 2022 Congress. You are invited to actively participate in the Congress by presenting your abstract in one of the parallel sessions or as a poster. You will then also be eligible to the EfCCNa Awards for Best Abstract and Best Poster. Abstract submission w...

Critical Care Recovery

01 July 2021
Critical Care Recovery’ is a new website to support patients and families in and after Critical Care. Researchers, patients, family members, health care staff and website developers have come together to create this website. It is based on over 120 interviews with former Intensive Care patients and family members at different stages of recovery ...

EfCCNa Research Grant Holder 2019

21 June 2021
Dr. Matteo Danielis from Udine, Italy is awarded with the EfCCNa Research Grant for 2019. Title of his investigation is Family Engagement in Intensive Care Environments (FENICE) The aim of this research project was to assess the effects of a family engagement program on family members’ satisfaction and on patients’ well-being and quality of life.

Free EfCCNa Webinar on COVID-19

28 May 2021
Mark your Calendar for free EfCCNa Webinar: ICU Nursing after the COVID-19 Pandemic - what did we gain?   September 16, 2021 - 19.00 - 21.30  via ZOOM registration required - please register here for the Webinar 19.00   Program  Opening 19.15   Plenary session 1 – The Chinese ...

EfCCNa President and International Nursing Week 2021

10 May 2021
This week is the International Nursing Week, all the reason to hear their stories. Just take a bit of your time to listen to EfCCNa President Prof. Bronagh Blackwood talking about "Intensive Care Nurses under pressure during COVID-19: their fight and plight" during ESNO Congress 2021 

Nurses’ experience of point of care testing in critical care

28 April 2021
Opportunity to Participate in a Research Study Study title:Nurses’ experience of point of care testing in critical care (Ethics approval number: ETH1819-0094) Purpose of the study: The aim of this study is to explore adult nurses’ experiences of using point of care testing (POCT) in critical care. POCT is laboratory blood testing that is under...

We are not heroes—The flipside of the hero narrative amidst the COVID19‐pandemic: A Danish hospital ethnography

04 March 2021
The aim of this paper was to explore how the media and socially established hero narrative, affected the nursing staff who worked in the frontline during the first round of the COVID19‐pandemic.During the COVID19‐pandemic, both media, politicians and the public have supported and cheered on the frontline healthcare workers around the world. We h...

Change in Finnish Council Representation

15 January 2021
There is a change in the Finnish Council representation. Maarit Lönn, Council member since February 2020, is handing over to Nabil Abu-Saad. We thank Maarit very much for her participation, wish her all the best for her future and welcome Nabil. Here is his introduction: My name is Nabil. I have been lucky enough to attend the last two congresse...


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The European Federation of Critical Care Nursing Associations (EfCCNa) is a formal network of critical care nursing associations in Europe.