FOCUS ON AN ICN MEMBER
The Tonga National Professional Standards for Registered Nurses was launched in December 2013 to serve as guidelines for nursing services in the Kingdom. The five cornerstones of the standards are:
- To demonstrate excellence for the people during management of nursing care;
- Collaboration and teamwork;
- Legal, ethical and professional attitudes and behaviour;
- Leadership management, quality improvement and personal development;
- Resource management.