is that every Practice Nurse in Ireland will have equal access to appropriate quality education and the specialist role of the Practice Nurse in General Practice will be recognised, acknowledged, and valued.
is to support the advancement of education in practice nursing in Ireland.
- by promoting and assisting nurses in further education programmes
- by providing a forum for the dissemination of this information
- by sharing developments in the practice nursing field which will promote the highest standards of care to benefit the community
Partnership: The IPNA will work positively with other groups and organisations that it deems to be suitably equipped to provide the necessary educational programmes or skills required for the enhancement of Nursing in General Practice.
Excellence: The IPNA will promote excellence in practice nursing, by disseminating information to its members on all matters relevant to Nursing in General Practice.
Advocacy: The IPNA will support PNs in building their competence and skills, and assisting them in further developing their scope which will improve the quality of care provided by engaging in regular continuing professional development (CPD)
Collaboration: The IPNA value collaborative working with its membership branches and officers to ensure a robust and independent organisation that delivers good member value.