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The International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists: its role in the globalization of nurse anesthesia education and practice.

Authors
  • Caulk, R F
  • Ouellette, S M
Type
Published Article
Journal
CRNA : the clinical forum for nurse anesthetists
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2000
Volume
11
Issue
3
Pages
132–137
Identifiers
PMID: 11865938
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Since its beginning in 1989, the International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists (IFNA) has had as its major goal in the advancement of educational standards and practices that support and enhance patient care and safety. This article highlights the development of the IFNA, its purpose, and its structure. Educational and practice standards are discussed and quality assurance in international education highlighted.

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