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Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas

August 11-18, 2019

7 day Western Caribbean Cruise from Galveston, TX


​Conference Theme: "Updates in Family Medicine and Primary Care"

We invite deans, directors, chairs, faculty, nurses, and academic administrators to submit an abstract for an upcoming conference. Wilson Shepard Education Associates requests submissions showcasing programs, courses, initiatives and/or evaluation strategies that characterize the conference theme and address the many changes and challenges faced in nursing. This conference for 2019 will showcase keynote speakers on the latest cutting edge research designed to offer comprehensive global discussions that address current issues in Nursing.

Abstracts should describe up to date original work whether complete or in -progress.


Podium Presentation
Podium presentations are allotted a 25 minutes time slot: 20 minutes to present and 5 minutes for questions and answers. Presenters are provided with a laptop computer and LCD projector. 

The Objectives for the conference are:


  • To offer creative educational strategies that address both the art and science of nursing.
  • To highlight leadership and excellence across the contexts of practice, education, research and innovation.


  • To identify opportunities and strategies for nursing practice responsiveness to contemporary social issues affecting families, such as the refugee crisis, poverty, discrimination, and global conflict.
  • To examine strategies for nursing practice that build on current research and technology to promote the health of patients.
  • To discuss the development, implementation, refinement, and evaluation of nursing practice, particularly focused on attention to identification of outcomes of nursing practice to advance the practice of nursing worldwide.


To highlight research that focuses on the challenges for transforming nursing care worldwide.

  • To provide a forum for dialogue around major conceptual and methodological issues facing nursing researchers worldwide.
  • To connect researchers, clinicians, and educators in conversations that support innovative global partnerships around the art and science of nursing.


  • To examine the role of policy in addressing the challenges affecting contemporary families and increasing patients engagement in health care.
  • To identify strategies for increased participation of nurses in policy development at the local, national, and international level.
  • To highlight opportunities to enhance patients health and meet emerging challenges globally.

Presenters are responsible for all travel expense and personal expense. Wilson Shepard Reserves the right to substitute speakers, change venue, or cancel due to insufficient participants.

Cancellation penalties: $75 with written notification within 2 weeks before conference.

Sailing Itinerary
1Galveston, TXEmbark4:00 pm

3Cozumel, Mexico7:00 am3:30 pm
4Grand Cayman10:00 am6:00 pm
5Falmouth, Jamaica8:00 am5:00 pm


8Galveston, TX6:30 pmDisembark


6DOcean view$1,129$94.87

Anchors Aweigh Has been designated as the official travel agency for this group.

You must call our office 585-360-4192 to make your reservation

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