Foundation Congress of HORATIO
Program Thursday 22 March
Program Friday 23 March
Program Saturday 24 March
General information
Horatio Membership
Congress Fee and Registration
Registration Form


Program Friday 23 March 2007

09.00 – 10.30
Workshops Session 1

Mr. Gernot Walter (Germany), psychiatric nurse and nurse specialist
‘Health & Safety – Safety Management & Training’

Mr. Inge Joa (Norway), Mr. Inge Joa (Norway), Psychiatric nurse & PhD graduate
‘The TIPS – The Early Treatment and Intervention in Psychosis study. Results from the early detection work’

Ms. Gunnel Svedberg (Sweden), Reg. Nurse, PhD. Senior lecturer at Karolinska Institutet.
‘History of psychiatric nursing – a speciality within the mental health setting. A presentation of the European Psychiatric Nursing History Group (EPNHG)’

Ms. Maritta Välimäki (Finland), Professor – Department of Nursing – University of Turku – Finland
‘Psychiatric Nursing & Research – A Finish example about how this is practised on small and large scale and input towards international interest’

Mr. Amar Voogt (Netherlands), Psychiatric nurse & nursing scientist – Director of the Dutch School of CNS in Mental Health Nursing
‘Nursing responsibilities in multidisciplinary context. Addressing the changing tasks & roles and the origin, developments and current situation in the Netherlands’


10.30 – 11.00

11.00 – 12.30
Workshops Session 2 (see above)

12.30 – 13.30

13.30 – 14.15
Ms. Snieguole – Samuscenkoviene (Lithuania), National representative of Lithuania - head nurse of Mental Health at the centre for eating disorders, Vilnius
‘The first of it’s kind Eastern Europe, and well established with strong ties with other centres across Europe’

14.15 – 15.00
Mr. Michael Schulz (Germany), Dipl. Pflege und Gesundheidswissenschaftler.
‘From experience to evidence & from evidence to praxis’ – the results of three years regional collaboration of three nations:Germany – Switzerland – Austria, an example of international cooperation’

15.00 – 15.30

15.30 – 16.15
Mr. Martin Ward (UK), Director and independent nurse consultant
‘Mental health nursing policy development at national and international level, and the program introduction of the Horatio Festival in November 2008 in Malta’

16.15 – 16.45
Panel discussion
Delegates from the board and committees of Horatio, speakers and special guests

16.45 – 17.00
Closing remarks
Ms. Blanca Novotna (Czech Republic), Assistant chief psychiatric nursing, Bohniche mental health institute Prague, and board member of Horatio.