Welcome to the 2nd International Nursing Students Congress of the Polytechnic of Leiria!

The future of nursing and health services is also fueled by the development of critical reflection and socio-political intervention skills in those who will be the next generation of nurses.

The 2nd International Nursing Students Congress is organized by a group of students and professors of the School of Health Sciences od Leiria, where the congress will take place, from March 10th to 11th, 2017.

Designed and organized by students, aimed at all (students, nurses, other professionals), the 2nd INSC is another step to buid a thoughtful and rigorous nursing, prepared to face present and future challenges to a better answer people and communitieshealth needs.

The 2nd International Nursing Students Congress programme entitled: “Caring gestures…shining minds” aims to promote mental health, and will include oral and e-poster communications, along with round tables and keynote lectures of well-known invited speakers in Portugal and abroad.
The meeting aims to work as a scientific discussion forum of current and emergent themes in Mental Health and to bring important benefits to both young and senior health professionals of various scientific areas.

The programme of “The 2nd International Nursing Students Congress” aims to:
• Think over about the strategies that can promote one’s mental health, during the vital cycle.
• Disseminate and share good practices in Mental Health.