EfCCNa welcomes new Council representative

09 May 2022
Belgium: Joséfine DeclayeJoséfine works part-time in an ICU at a rural hospital in Belgium (Marche-en-famenne). Her other part-time job is at the simulation centre of the University of Liège.Additionally, she is a volunteer for the red cross which allows her to go out of the hospital with an ambulance service but also to teach the community.&nbs...

New finnish representative within the EfCCNa Council: Jarkko Koskiniemi

24 April 2022
Jarkko lives in Helsinki and works as an ICU nurse manager at Helsinki University Hospital. He has always been working in acute and intensive care environments and is very keen on studying and always developing himself careerwise. Thus, after his master’s degree in nursing and in social and health sciences at the University of Eastern Finland ...

2nd EfCCNa webinar successfully held

25 March 2022
2nd EfCCNa webinar on 'Taking care of the ICU Nurse during the pandemic' was successfully held yesterday evening! Almost 250 delegates from four Continents had registered for this event. Great speakers and audience - obviously there is still big interest in this topic as the pandemic has had such a huge impact not only on the professional life ...

EfCCNa condemn the invasion of Ukraine

09 March 2022
EfCCNa is very concerned about the safety of nurses and their families and stand in solidarity with the people and healthcare workers caught up in the conflict in Ukraine.   The European federation of Critical Care Nursing associations (EfCCNa) represents approximately 25.000 European critical care nurses in 31 national member associa...

Training course Healthy Work Environments

17 February 2022
NOW AVAILABLE: The first open and multilingual blended (online and face to face) training course for nurse training professionals to develop Healthy Work Environments (HWE) knowledge, skills and competences for CCU nurses The training course is available as an e-learning online platform and includes:   • Online training on Healthy...

Late Abstract Submission 9th EfCCNa Congress

02 February 2022
The late abstract submission is still possible but for posters only - deadline is prolonged to February 15, 2022. Go to abstract submission  

EfCCNa welcomes new Italian Representation in the Council

19 January 2022
Tiziana Marano is the new Italian representative in the EfCCNa Council. She follows Silvia Scelsi who has been in charge of this post for a long time. A big thank you to Silvia and good luck for her future work as ANIARTI president from the whole EfCCNa family. Tiziana has been working as an ICU bedside nurse in Fatebenefratelli Hospital of Rom...

Taking Care of the ICU Nurse during the Pandemic

17 January 2022
Invitation to participate in the 2nd EfCCNa webinar on intensive care nursing under pandemic conditions on ZOOM. More information on program content and speakers will follow soon. Please register here

Abstract Submission Deadline 9th EfCCNa Congress prolonged

14 December 2021
The Abstract submission deadline for the 9th EfCCNa Congress to be held from August 31 to September 3, 2022 in Utrecht, The Netherlands is prolonged to January 31, 2022.  

New Slovenian Council Representation

29 November 2021
EfCCNa welcomes Enej LOŽNAR as the new Slovenian representative in the Council. Enej works as ICU team leader in the University Medical Center Ljubljana. His IC journey started 16 years ago. Before that he gained experience in a trauma emergency ward and took part in the rescue station in Reanimobile. He is a member of the ECMO medical team for ...

Read latest EfCCNa Newsletter

29 November 2021
The third EfCCNa Newsletter 2021 ist out now for your information. Find the latest edition by clicking here ...

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...


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