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About Family and Child Nursing

The Department of Family and Child Nursing (FCN) is committed to family-centered health enhancement across the lifespan by fostering excellence and growing capacity in our nursing programs of research, teaching and practice as well as community service.

We promote building upon and strengthening our capacity to enhance family and child health by the development and implementation of innovative research and practice initiatives that respond to societal needs through:

  • Leadership at the national and international level
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Establishing the role of nurses in effective, culturally relevant models of care
  • Translation and/or dissemination of tested models of service/care
  • Entrepreneurship