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About ICN Position Statements Position Statements

Position Statements

A. Nursing Roles in Health Care Services

  1. Antimicrobial resistance (2004)
  2. Breastfeeding (2013)
  3. Distribution and use of breast milk substitutes (2013)
  4. Elimination of female genital mutilation (2010)
  5. Elimination of substance abuse in young people (2008)
  6. Health services for migrants, refugees and displaced persons (2006)
  7. HIV infection and AIDS (2008)
  8. Management of nursing and health care services (2000)
  9. Mental health (2008)
  10. Nature and scope of practice of nurse-midwives (2007)
  11. Nurses and disaster preparedness (2006)
  12. Nurses’ role in providing care to dying patients and their families (2012)
  13. Nurses’ role in the care of detainees and prisoners (2011)
  14. Nurses' role in prevention of cancer (2008)
  15. Nursing care of the older person (2006)
  16. Prevention of disability and the care of people with disabilities (2000)
  17. Reducing travel-related communicable disease transmission (2011)
  18. Tobacco use and health (2012)
  19. Women’s health (2012)

B. Nursing Profession

  1. Assistive or support nursing personnel (2008)
  2. Continuing competence as a professional responsibility and public right (2006)
  3. Cultural and linguistic competence (2013)
  4. Nursing regulation (2013)
  5. Nursing research (2007)
  6. Protection of the title “Nurse” (2012)
  7. Scope of nursing practice (2013)

C. Socio Economic Welfare of Nurses

  1. Abuse and violence against nursing personnel(2006)
  2. Career development in nursing (2007)
  3. Ethical nurse recruitment (2007)
  4. Reducing the impact of HIV infection and AIDS on nursing and midwifery personnel (2008)
  5. Industrial action (2011)
  6. International trade agreements (2010)
  7. Nurse retention and migration (2007)
  8. Nurses and shift work (2007)
  9. Occupational health and safety for nurses (2006)
  10. Part-time employment (2007)
  11. Socio-economic welfare of nurses (2010)

D. Health Care Systems

  1. Health human resources development (HHRD) (2007)
  2. Nurses and primary health care (2007)
  3. Nursing and development (2007)
  4. Participation of nurses in health services decision-making and policy development (2008)
  5. Patient safety (2012)
  6. Promoting the value and cost-effectiveness of nursing (2001)
  7. Publicly funded accessible health services (2012)

E. Social Issues

  1. Armed conflict: Nursing’s perspective (2012)
  2. Child labour (2007)
  3. Cloning and human health (2007)
  4. Falsified/Counterfeit medicines (2010)
  5. Health information: protecting patient rights (2008)
  6. Informed patients (2008)
  7. Health care waste: role of nurses and nursing (2010)
  8. Nurses, climate change and health (2008)
  9. Nurse – industry relations (2006)
  10. Nurses and human rights (2011)
  11. Reducing environmental and lifestyle related health risks (2011)
  12. Rights of children (2008)
  13. The right to connect via information and communication technology (2014)
  14. Torture, death penalty and participation by nurses in executions (2012)
  15. Towards elimination of weapons of war and conflict (2012)
  16. Universal access to clean water (2008)
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