DCU School of Nursing & Human Sciences ICNP User Group
Dublin City University School of Nursing and Human Sciences International Classification for Nursing Practice ® (ICNP) User Group is working with colleagues in the International Council of Nursing focus is on 'big picture' of health and wellbeing. Our aim is to examine through a series of research steps how to progress meaningful in use practices through eHealth Ireland. Engaging with local, national and international partners the center will co-create and co-design new innovative solutions to advance the profession of nursing and influence health and social care policy to improve health and wellbeing at an individual and community level.
For more information about ICNP follow this link.
Our goals can be summarised as:
Establishment of the SHNS DCU ICNP user group as a formal center to advance uptake and use of ICNP in Ireland.
Establish a research cluster for mapping of ICNP terms and development of catalogues with existing partner services
Promote use of ICNP equivalences tables with SnomedCT with national clinical programme objectives through the Integrated Services Framework in OCIO Directorate Authority
Build on established relationships with existing ICNP accreditation centres and seek funding for future initiatives through research funding streams
Disseminate information on research activity both nationally through the national nursing association journal World of Irish Nursing and conferences and peer-reviewed publications
Promote harmonisation with other standards based concepts and terminology groups
User Group Membership
Publications & Media
World of Irish Nursing - follow this link
'Why I like ICNP' a discussion paper by Dr Pamela Hussey available on SlideShare from this link
Hussey, P. Kennedy, M.A. (2016) Instantiating informatics within nursing practice for integrated patient centered holistic models of care: A Discussion Paper Journal of Advanced Nursing In Press Accepted for Publication January 12th 2016
The ICNP R & D centre has successfully been awarded a tender to provide consultancy services for ICT Terminology and Data Modelling to HSE 2017-2020. Assisting the EA authority to adopt and adapt health informatics standards to address interoperability challenges in delivery of eHealth Irelands Knowledge and Information Plan.