In a nutshell


29 June - 3 July 2020


Nursing and health care are highly challenged to provide excellent patient care through continuous improvements of process and outcomes. Therefore, to achieve a resilient and adaptive organization that attracts and retains highly professional and skilled nurses and midwifes becomes essential. This summer school treats concepts and evidence on organizational context of nursing practice and illustrates evidence on organizational context of nursing practice and illustrates how US Magnet® principles were implemented in a European health care system.


University of Antwerp (Campus Drie Eiken) and Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium


Graduates, postgraduates, and professionals in all domains of nursing and health care.

Acute and chronic care, mental health care, mother and childcare, residential aged care and home care. We provide the opportunity that institutions send a delegation of two or three motivated representatives.

External partners

Antwerp University Hospital



A certificate of attendance will be awarded upon successful completion of the programme and a certificate of completion (3 ECTS) in case of a brief assignment before the start of the programme and a paper focusing on one of the summer school topics after the programme, additionally.

Registration fee


Fee includes course material, coffee breaks, lunches, social activities and network dinner. Does not include accommodation.

Course material

We provide power point presentation, relevant literature including The Organizational Context of Nursing Practice: Concepts, Evidence and Interventions for Improvements Van Bogaert & Clarke (eds) Springer Nature


University of Antwerp students are entitled to a refund of €150.

Limited number of reduced fees of €50 available for recognised refugees.

Application details

Online through Mobility Online

Approval will be based on completely filled in Mobility Online registration forms.

Application deadline

30 April 2020

Where to stay

Housing on Campus Drie Eiken with reduced prizes for participants in Hotel Drie Eiken.

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