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.
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...
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 pages...
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.
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 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
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.