Association Information

Aims of the International Family Nursing Association:

  • Promote the care of families in health and illness;
  • Facilitate networking among family nurse researchers, educators and practitioners;
  • Provide mechanisms for dissemination of information regarding family nursing research, education and practice;
  • Advance family nursing research and foster the utilization of nursing research findings;
  • Encourage socialization and preparation of students for the roles of family nurse researcher, family nurse advanced practice and family nurse educator;
  • Promote the allocation of resources available for family nursing development; and
  • Comprise a professional source of evidence, information and advocacy in health policy, and health legislation to improve the care of families.