On the 5th and 6th of June 2023, the professor at Santa Maria Health School, Professor Rita Fernandes, participated as moderator in the 6th Global Virtual Conference on Nursing Education 2023, a place for sharing experiences, research and projects in the field of Education in Nursing at an international level, with speakers from the United States of America, Turkey, Africa, the United Kingdom and Egypt.

In addition to participating as a moderator, she was also a guest speaker on the theme “Nursing teachers as change agents in clinical practice”.