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Integrating Standards Into Practice: Revised Standards for Home Care InfusionWhat Has Changed?

GORSKI, LISA A. MS, APRN, BC, CRNI

Home Healthcare Nurse: The Journal for the Home Care and Hospice Professional: November-December 2006 - Volume 24 - Issue 10 - p 627–631
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In 2006, the latest revision of the Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice was published by the Infusion Nurses Society. TheStandards define the scope of practice and educational requirements for nurses who practice in infusion therapy in all healthcare settings. This article provides a description of the Standards, including a discussion of 12 Standards to illustrate their application in home care.

Lisa A. Gorski, MS, APRN, BC, CRNI, is Clinical Nurse Specialist, Wheaton Franciscan Home Health & Hospice, Milwaukee, WI.

Address for correspondence: Wheaton Franciscan Home Health & Hospice, 9688 W. Appleton Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53225 (e-mail: lisagorski@hotmail.com).

© 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.