The University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA) also known as Graduate Nurses Association of Nigeria (GNAN), a professional association of Nigerian nurses with a minimum qualification of first degree in Nursing science heartily invites all Nigerian Nurses, Nursing Students (NUNSA and NANNSM) and the general public to its upcoming National Professional Conference and Scientific Updates – Ibadan 2017, tagged “Nursing Reformation Summit”.
Date: 25th to 29th September, 2017. Arrival shall be on Monday 25th September while departure shall be on Friday 29th September, 2017. The event shall commence daily by 9:00am prompt.
Venue: Nurse Tutor Auditorium, FFS, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan Oyo State.
CEU: The program attracts two (2) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for licence renewal by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).
Registration: Registration fee for the event is N10, 000 (ten thousand naira) for Graduates and N5000 (five thousand naira) for undergraduates. This covers conference T-shirt, bag, materials and meals (breakfast and lunch) only. The fee can be paid in advance into UGONSA account (Account Name: University Graduates of Nursing Science Association, Account number: 3089525712, Bank: FirstBank) or at the event venue on arrival.
NOTE: Only those that registered as graduates shall receive Certificates bearing the 2 CEUs for licence renewal. Students do not renew licence and thus, the certificate for their category bears no CEU for licence renewal by the NMCN.
Benefit of Advance Registration: Advance payment is beneficial as it enables participants to benefit from arrangements made by the association for decent and affordable accommodation in Ibadan with prices ranging between N2000 (two thousand naira) and N7000 (seven thousand naira) per night.
The Conference: The professional conference and scientific update is a classic event where scholars, researchers and administrators in the nursing profession gather to exhibit and review scientific works and underlying theories of nursing practice for the purpose of improving on medico-nursing knowledge for enhanced qualitative client care.
SPECIAL GUEST OF HONOUR: His Excellency, Gov. Abiola Ajimobi, the Exective Governor of Oyo State, Nigeria.
CHIEF GUEST OF HONOUR: Prof. Temitope Alonge, The Chief Medical Director, University College (UCH), Ibadan.
GUEST OF HONOUR: Alhaji (Nurse) Faruk U. Abubakar, Registrar, Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN).
FATHER OF THE EVENT: Alhaji (Nurse) Bashir Akande, Former National President of GNAN.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. Saleh N. Garba, Member, Board of NMCN
CHIEF HOST: Chief (Hon.) Solomon E. O. Egwuenu, National President of the Association.