Advancing Home Care Nursing Around the World

Event Postponed

In partnership, the Tsao Foundation and the International Home Care Nurses Organization announces that because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the conference scheduled for October 2020 in Singapore: “Nurses Driving Change in Community Based Eldercare - Effective leadership in population and biopsychosocial health has been postponed. At this time, a new date has not been identified. As soon as information is available there will be announcements and next steps.

What's New

WHO The State of the World's Nursing 2020: The WHO report, The State of the World's Nursing 2020, is officially released. Nursing's response to the pandemic sets the stage for the world to see the valuable contribution of nurses to our countries, states, and communities. However, there are times when data and a thoughtful analysis helps as well. On April 7th, the World Health Organization released a report, The State of the World's Nursing 2020.  Using nursing workforce data submitted by 191 countries, this report puts forward an agenda to strengthen the nursing profession.

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Brought to you by HHS ASPR, the Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) was created to meet the information and technical assistance needs of regional ASPR staff, healthcare coalitions, healthcare entities, healthcare providers, emergency managers, public health practitioners, and others working in disaster medicine, healthcare system preparedness, and public health emergency preparedness.

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Collaborate with other home care nurses by joining one of our committees – Education, Research, Outreach, Communications or Fund-Raising. Or support the IHCNO by making a donation or by joining the Amazon Smile program.

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International Home Care Nurses Organization

The International Home Care Nurses Organization (IHCNO) seeks to advance home care nursing around the world by providing a platform where nurses can support and learn from one another. We define “home care nurses” as nurses who provide care to patients in their homes. Home care nursing’s patients include those with acute or chronic health problems, no matter how young or old. Patients include those receiving hospital-at-home, skilled, private duty and palliative services, and many other types of care provided in the patient’s home. We recognize that home care nursing is a specialized area of nursing practice and we seek to support nurses in home healthcare clinical practice, education and research.

Join our Home Care Nurse Network

We are a dynamic and committed network of home care nurses. We do not share your name or personal contact information with any other organization. Joining means receiving our email updates and participating in our network as desired.

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International Home Care Nurses Organization (IHCNO) Annual Report.

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Announcement from the IHCNO: Research Opportunity. 2020 Home Care Nursing Research Award

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Celebrating Florence Nightingale’s 200th Birthday

Marilyn D. Harris MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN is a member of the International Home Care Nurses Organization Board of Directors. With permission we are happy to post her Commentary published in Home Healthcare Now.

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