IFNA Mission & Vision


Nurses transforming health for families worldwide.


The mission of the International Family Nursing Association (IFNA) is to transform family health by:

  1. Serving as a unifying force and voice for family nursing globally;
  2. Sharing knowledge, practices, and skills to enhance and nurture family nursing practice; and,
  3. Providing family nursing leadership through education, research, scholarship, socialization and collegial exchange on all aspects of family nursing.

Strategic Plan

Click here for the 2016 – 2019 IFNA Strategic Plan.


Click here to view the IFNA Bylaws.

Proposed Bylaws Changes (2017)

Based on comments / feedback provided by the IFNA Membership, here are the proposed Association Bylaw changes that will be presented to the IFNA membership at the IFNA Business Meeting Saturday, June 17th. IFNA Members will vote on the proposed changes in July, 2017.