3rd NETNEP International Nurse Education Conference, Sydney, Australia in April 2010
In 2006 the first NETNEP International Nurse Education Conference was launched in Vancouver, Canada. A second conference was held in June 2008 in Dublin, Ireland and the third in the series was hosted in Sydney, Australia in April 2010. Full details of the first two conferences as well as details of the third conference can be found at
In 2008 over 600 abstracts were received for the conference and delegates attended from 32 countries. Due to this response, the 2010 conference has been extended to three days and included three interactive parallel poster sessions in the programme.
There was also a student programme at the conferences and the organizers were pleased to be able to offer up to 5 free places in Sydney to eligible students (including full registration and assistance with travel costs and expenses).
The themes for the conference were Interprofessional education; Education in clinical practice; Technology in health and social care education; History, policy and theory in education; Research methodology in nursing education; Teaching and assessment in practice.