June 13, 2016 CGFNS International, Inc. is proud to announce Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, has been elected president-elect of AARP Board of Directors. Dr. Georges’ service to CGFNS spans many years and in a variety of roles, culminating as Board of Trustees President from 2004-2005. Currently, Dr. Georges is President of the National […]

Geneva, Switzerland, 26 May 2016, – A series of meetings held by the International Council of Nurses (ICN) in advance of the World Health Assembly highlighted the need for governments to invest in nursing and midwifery in order to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). NNA Meeting 81 representatives of […]

CGFNS International co-sponsors the 5th International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector, in Dublin, Ireland from October 26-28, 2016. The Conference highlights the major problem of work related aggression and violence in the health and social services sector. Please click the image below for detailed information on the conference. For an in depth report […]

Philadelphia, PA; May 12, 2016 May 6, officially marked the beginning of National Nurses Week 2016 country-wide, with this year’s theme “Culture of Safety – It Starts with YOU”. CGFNS International honored the nursing workforce with the launching of a “Clue of the Day”, an interactive email designed to prepare staff and leadership for their […]

Sylvia Hart, founding Dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee (UT), passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the age of 87. Hart, a past president of CGFNS International, Inc.(CGFNS), served two terms as President of CGFNS. Current CEO, Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN, FFNMRCSI said, “I was fortunate to […]

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Philadelphia, PA; March 31, 2016 On Thursday, March 10, 2016, President Barack Obama and the First Lady, Michelle Obama, welcomed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, PC, MP, of Canada and Mrs. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau to the White House. CGFNS International’s Chief Executive Officer, Franklin A. Shaffer, EdD, RN, FAAN, FFNMRCSI was invited to attended the arrival […]