This monograph will help you to understand coaching and mentoring as strategies that support nurses and nursing practice; learn how to become or find a coach or mentor; and develop organisational coaching and mentoring programmes.
It’s Your Career: Take Charge, provides a model nurses can use to guide their career development along with practical strategies for identifying and achieving success and satisfaction as they define it.
This handbook describes the characteristics and qualities primarily of nurses who discover and apply innovative mechanisms to deliver services to patients or clients, whether the nurse is self-employed or employed by a health service. The focus is primarily on discovering what it takes to become a successful nurse entrepreneur or intrapreneur. 74...
ICN firmly places the nurse specialist education and practice on the foundation of education and competencies of the generalist nurse practice. The competencies identified are those for registered nurses working in specialist clinical roles.
What are the consequences of not orientating new staff adequately? Is adaptation to a new work place or organisation really necessary? This monograph examines the concepts behind orientation and provides examples of programmes that exist for new graduate nurses, nurses returning to clinical practice after a career break, and internationally recruited nurses.
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
This toolkit is part of a learning package that describes the policy framework, key stakeholders and processes that underpin the ever increasing phenomenon of trade in goods and services. It specifically focuses on the General Agreement in Trade and Services (GATS) and the Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) that impact not only our daily lives but also...
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.
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