The American Nurses Association (ANA), the U.S. member to the International Council of Nurses (ICN), provides the following information from ICN:
The International Council of Nurses (ICN) announced the launch of the ICN Telenursing Network during a keynote address at the Med-e-Tel Conference in Luxembourg on April 1, 2009.
Members of the new ICN Telenursing Network will collaborate with the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH) Telenursing Working Group, and other professional and industry organisations, to advance the use of telehealth technologies among nurses worldwide. An ICN Telenursing Network Advisory Group, composed of telenursing representatives from different parts of the world, will provide leadership and direction for the work of the network.
Read ICN press release for additional information.