EDUCATION

Promoting Education and Attainment of the Highest Level of Knowledge and Understanding of Clinical Neurophysiology

The International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN) has member societies in 62 countries. The IFCN mission is to promote best practice in clinical neurophysiology through education and research throughout the world. And our vision is to improve healthcare worldwide by understanding the nervous system and optimizing the diagnosis and treatment of its disorders through clinical neurophysiology.

International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology Strategic Plan

Mission
To promote best practice in clinical neurophysiology through education and research throughout the world

Vision
To improve healthcare worldwide by understanding the nervous system and optimizing the diagnosis and treatment of its disorders through clinical neurophysiology

Strategic Goals

  1. Education
    Goal – To provide the best contemporary CNP education delivered in the most optimal format
    Objectives
    1. Plan ICCN
    2. Provide on-line CNP education
    3. Provide funding for fellowships to attend Congresses
    4. Develop international CNP training curriculum
    5. Publicize current educational programs (Visiting Professor, others)
  1. Membership
    Goal – To organize the CNP community to facilitate collaborative growth
    Objectives
    1. Encourage formation of national CNP societies and membership in IFCN
    2. Organize and revitalize Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
    3. Investigate value of individual memberships
  1. Congress management
    Goal – To provide the best educational opportunities to the CNP community
    Objectives
    1. Explore implications of ICCN being managed by IFCN
    2. Explore proper frequency of ICCN
    3. Explore possibility of regional or SIG related Congresses/workshops
  1. Research
    Goal – To enhance clinical neurophysiology related research
    Objectives
    1. Continue to provide research scholarships
    2. Explore possibility of shorter term scholarships
    3. Improve publicity of scholarship programs
  1. Journals
    Goal – To ensure that IFCN journals continue to enhance CNP research and education
    Objectives
    1. Continue to enhance CLINPH as premier CNP journal
    2. Increase review and research paper submissions to CN Practice
    3. Explore value of additional journals, publications
  1. Organizational efficiency
    Goal – To ensure the most effective management and financial structure for the IFCN
    Objectives
    1. Ensure financial stability of IFCN
    2. Explore optimal association management structure
    3. Explore value of professional congress organization as part of AMC
    4. Enhance social media presence and electronic communications
    5. Consider other value-added features of membership
    6. Enhance communications with chapters and member societies
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