Position statements

Please note that some ICN position statements are not currently listed here as they are being up-dated. For further information contact nursing@icn.ch

A. Nursing Roles in Health Care Services

1. Antimicrobial resistance (2017)

2. Breastfeeding (2013)

3. Nurses’ role in providing care to dying patients and their families (2012)

4. Nurses’ role in the care of detainees and prisoners (2011)

5. Occupational Health and safety (2017)

6. Prevention and management of workplace violence (2017)

7. Tobacco use and health (2012)

8. Women’s health (2012)

 

B. Nursing Profession

1. Cultural and linguistic competence (2013)

2. Nursing regulation (2013)

3. Protection of the title “Nurse” (2012)

4. Scope of nursing practice (2013)

 

C. Socio Economic Welfare of Nurses

1. Industrial action (2011)

 

D. Health Care Systems

1. Patient safety (2012)

 

E. Social Issues

1. Armed conflict: Nursing’s perspective (2012)

2. Health information: protecting patient rights (2015)

3. Informed patients (2015)

4. Nurses and human rights (2011)

5. Nurses and social media (2015)

6. The right to connect via information and communication technology (2014)

7. Towards elimination of weapons of war and conflict (2012)

8. Health of migrants, refugees and displaced persons (2018) NEW!