"Compassionate care is the heart of nursing. The International Home Care Nurses Organization is pleased to join The DAISY Foundation as a Supportive Association. We share the goal of wishing to recognize nurses for their compassionate care while working in all settings through-out the world."

Barbara Piskor, MPH, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, President: International Home Care Nurses Organization. www.ihcno.org

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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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Emergency Preparedness Resource


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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International Guidelines

The International Guidelines for Home Health Nursing Practice (Guidelines) are guiding principles for nurses who aspire to provide excellent care to patients in their homes. The Guidelines were developed by international home care nurses from diverse countries to provide guidance to nurses around the globe who seek to develop their professional home healthcare practice and performance.

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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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Announcements

As promised: Additional information for the IHCNO 2020 Research Award

Review Form Research Award Application

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

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Home Care Safety

Tina M. Marrelli, MSN, MA, RN, FAAN, is a Founding Member of International Home Care Nurses Organization. She is the President, Marrelli and Associates, Inc. and Chief Clinical Officer, Innovative Caregiving Solutions LLC. Tina co-authored this article with Nathalie Rennell, MSN, RN, CNE. With permission, we are happy to post this article published in American Nurse Journal. Copyright © 2020. HealthCom Media. Used with permission. All rights reserved. MyAmericanNurse.com

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