Welcome to Indian Association Of Neonatal Nurses !

Medical and technological advances with political interests demand for changing trends within the nursing profession. Neonatal Nursing is a super-specialized area of nursing practice. Emerging challenges in neonatal care call for expert, competent and innovative nursing practice towards better neonatal survival.

Society is established on the following points:

  • To advance the knowledge and skills in neonatal nursing.
  • To foster excellence in the practice of all fields of neonatal nursing.
  • To promote scholarship and research in the discipline of neonatal nursing.
  • To promote the development of neonatal nursing as a specialty that is dedicated to infants and their families.
  • To develop and promote standards of neonatal nursing.
  • To influence the policy and programs of the country to attain the highest level of health for all neonates and mothers.
  • To foster fraternal feelings and bonding/ fellow feelings among nurses looking after neonates and mothers in the country.
  • To collaborate with existing national and international neonatal/nursing/health care organizations that share similar values & beliefs for carrying out all or any of the objectives of the society.
  • To organize conferences, lectures, meetings, seminars, exhibitions for the promotion of its objectives
  • To do all such other things as may be necessary, incidental, conducive or convenient to the attainment of above objectives or any of them.

Innovative Neonatal Nursing Practice

Introduction-Medical and technological advances with political interests demand for changing trends within the nursing profession. Neonatal Nursing is a super-specialized area of nursing practice. Emerging challenges in neonatal care call for expert, competent and innovative nursing practice towards better neonatal survival.

Changing Concepts on Neonatal Nursing Practice-

  • Technology based care Vs Humanized care- High tech Vs high touch care.
  • Evidenced based care Vs traditional care.
  • NIDCAP-Neonatal Individualized Developmental Care Assessment Program.
  • More emphasis on parent involvement.
  • Preventive care (e.g. Infection control, Neonatal screening, etc.)

Conclusion-Promotion of quality neonatal care within the complexityof medical and nursing practices require for highly specialized motivated neonatal nurse with up to date knowledge, changing attitude and skilled practices.

References-

  • Evidence Based Clinical Practice Guidelines, 2010 – NNF
  • Essential Neonatal Nursing – WHO collaborating Centre
  • Journal of Neonatology – NNF
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