Finding the appropriate tool to measure workload is key in deciding appropriate staffing levels that permit the delivery of quality services. Low staffing levels and increasingly heavy workloads threaten the delivery of quality patient care.
ICN is proud to announce a very special anniversary publication of Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing: A Guide for Today's Caregivers. An update of the Florence Nightingale's classic, this new version includes some of her original text.
This toolkit includes a workbook and a CD Rom containing a library of resources and a PowerPoint presentation as a guide to turning policy changes into effective legislation. It describes the process of regulation, the legislation that underpins our professional practice and the techniques that you will need to use to help establish or improve the way we...
Professional nursing regulation is seen as a central component of how the health and wellbeing of our societies can be achieved and the practice of the nursing profession assured.The time has come to view nursing regulation as part of a system that is seeking to find the right balance between the quality of services, access to those services and the...
For International Nurses Day 2008, ICN chose the theme of Delivering Quality, Serving Communities Nurses Leading Primary Health Care. This kit tracks the key trends and issues in primary health care, nursing contribution and innovations, and the way forward for continued nursing leadership in PHC. 40 p. 2008
This 2009 IND kit celebrates the role of nursing in health care innovations. Through this and other initiatives, ICN wishes to ensure innovative nurse-led projects are promoted and shared, and that nurses are supported in their efforts to provide innovative solutions to the challenges and demands of health care provision. 34 p. 2009
This revised and updated monograph draws from a literature review and consultation with key informants on nurse prescribing, describes current practice and gives examples where new developments are being implemented. 94 p. 2009
A practical guide to research and research utilisation in nursing. It draws upon international expertise in nursing research, reflecting the worldwide demand for evidence-based practice. This book is a bit different from traditional introductory texts about nursing research. Some sections you may expect, others you may not.
Every day nurses are required to make ethical decisions in the course of caring for their patients. This book provides the background necessary to understand ethical decision making and its implications for patient care.
For International Nurses Day 2010, ICN chose the theme: Delivering Quality, Serving Communities. Nurses Leading Chronic Care. Chronic diseases, including diabetes, affect every country in the world and the global situation can be described as a silent public health epidemic.