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Thursday 25 February 2021

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This day is reserved for parallel sessions for the abstracts. Prior to the abstract sessions, three chief nurses officers will give an introduction on their view on the specialist nurse recognition in their country and the debate will start with an introduction of Bianca Buurman. This is more a warming up for the congress. 
The parallel sessions are with 2 special invites starting with a 10 minutes personal speaking slot. In each session, one of the moderators will have a seat for a Q&A at the end. Each moderator reports back at the end of the day for the summary.

12.00-12.30 Opening and testing ZOOM system
12.30-12.40 Congress instructions by Tamsin Rose
12.40-12.45 Welcome and introduction by the ESNO president Adriano Friganovic
12.45-13.00 Introduction by Bert Vrijhoef and Corrinne Scicluna - Goals of ESNO's congress 2021

13.00-13.20 Intensive Care Nurses in Europe under pressure during COVID19: about their fight and plight - Keynote speaker Bronagh Blackwood

Moderator: Bert Vrijhoef
13.20-13.50 Health care demand development and then discussing the role of a specialist professional in the Netherlands - Bianca Buurman
13.50-14.10 Leadership: The importance of Self - Elisabeth Rosser
14.10-14.30 Maltese situation on recognition of specialist nurses - Vince Saliba
14.30-14.50 Debate - Twining and Coaching

14.50-15.00 Break

Parallel Presentations
(Participants will preselect the topic of their choise, based on their first, second an third preference)

Stream 1: COVID-19 and the impact on professionals
* Shortly after the ESNO's congress in 2020, many of the nurses started to face significant difficulties to remain professional under the COVID situation. This session is specificcally reserved to share insights from this period and about actual experiences and actions taken to deal with these challenges.  

Moderator: Tamsin Rose

15.00-15.20 The impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Diabetes Nurses in Europe: A plan-European Survey - Dr. Rita Forde
15.20-15.30 The training experience during the COVID-19 pandemic - Rebecca Cachia Fearne
15.30-15.40 The impact of COVID-19 on the availability and use of PPE's in managing infected patients - Noel Abela
15.40-15.50 Philosophy and photography of a profession: The courage of nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic - Luigi Apuzzo
15.50-16.00 Exploration of the experiences of renal healthcare practitioners globally during the COVID-19 pandemic: mixed method study - Clare McKeaveney
16.00-16.30 Q&A

Panel: Rita Forde, Rebecca Cachia Fearne, Noel Abela, Luigi Apuzzo and Clare McKeaveney


Stream 2: Policy in education and leadership
* This session is dedicated to show leadership in education and new policies in leadership in European specialist nursing provision by examples.

Moderator: Corinne Scicluna 

15.00-15.20 A seat at the table or standing by the door? How nurses can inform and influence healthcare policy - Paul Trevatt
15.20-15.35 
Developing competence framework for nurses in plasma collection centers: process and recognition challenges - Afra Masia Plana
15.35-15.50
Critical thinking on emergency and intensive care nurses: the case of Turkey - Meryem Yavuz van Giersbergen
15.50-16.05 
Hazardous surgical smoke in OR’s, towards safety for Specialist Nurses at work: from position statement to European policy - Ber Oomen
16.05-16.30 Q&A

Panel: Paul Trevatt, Afra Masia, Meryem Yavuz van Giersbergen and Ber Oomen


Stream 3: Harmonisation and recognition - politcal 
* This session is dedicated to share lessons and challenges regarding the (cross-border) recognition of professional qualifications and to discuss minimum training requirements to ensure free movement of professionals.  

Moderator: Bert Vrijhoef 

15.00-15.20 Specialist Nursing contribution to improving healthcare outcomes in Northern Ireland - Charlotte McArdle
15.20-15.40 
Inter-professional dynamics are crucial to leveraging nursing's professional dignity: perspectives from palliative care in community settings - Alessandro Stievano
15.40-15.50 
From good clinical practice to the request for professional recognition: the prospects of the clinical research nurse - Anna Fumagalli
15.50-16.00 
Using the nurse competence scale to evaluate the nursing competencies in Italy: a cross-sectional study - Ippolito Notarnicola
16.00-16.10 
Medical-surgical specialist nurses' mapping: Portugal overview - Andrea Figueiredo
16.10-16.30
Q&A

Panel: Charlotte MacArdie, Alessandro Stievano, Anna Fumagalli, Ippolito Notarnicola and Andrea Figueiredo


16.30-16.45 Evaluation of the day by Bert Vrijhoef, Corinne Scicluna and Tamsin Rose