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5th European Nursing Congress Site visits Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam Wednesday October 5, 16.00 - 18.00 hours The hospital is under construction adopting the concept of Healing Environment to recover and to work. New ideas and principles - like single patient rooms, the waiting concept and stress reducing sky ceiling - are tested. Hogeschool Rotterdam, University of Applied Sciences Thursday October 6, 16.00 - 18.00 hours Learn about elderly care in higher education. How to interest young people for working with elderly people? We have several experiments and projects on this subject. For example there is a dementia week for students in their second year. ZonMw, The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, The Hague Friday October 7, 10.00 - 12.00 hours ZonMw funds health research and stimulates the use of knowledge. With a range of grant programmes ZonMw stimulates the entire innovation cycle, from fundamental research to the implementation of new treatments, preventive interventions and improvements to the structure of healthcare. ZonMw has up to sixty programmes and a yearly budget of approximately 150 million euros. In small workshops on specific programmes the approach and vision of ZonMw will be illustrated and explained. Themes of these programmes are: nursing science (infrastructure), caring for the elderly, district nursing and home care, mental health and dementia. A tasteful lunch amongst the colorful artwork of ZonMw will end the site. 28 Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 4-7 October 2016

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