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BIENVENUE CHEZ COINN

Unifying Neonatal Nurses Globally

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The Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc or COINN is an exciting organization that represents nurses who specialize in the care of newborn infants and their families or have a special interest in this area of nursing. COINN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc), pronounced just like the money-currency or a coin – acts much like money as a method of exchange of information among countries. COINN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc) is part of the growing international community of nurses that represents a resource for nurses that want to form a national or local organization, create guidelines for care or professional standards or just want advice on neonatal nursing issues.

We have listed contacts worldwide that are ready and willing to help you with your individual queries. Over the past decades, many neonatal nurses from around the world have expressed an interest in joining the Council of International Neonatal Nurses. Neonatal nurses from the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN) of the United States, the National Neonatal Association (NNA) of the United Kingdom, Australian College of Neonatal Nurses (ACNN), New Zealand Neonatal Nurses College of Aotearoa (NNCA) and the Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses (CANN) have worked together to address common care and professional issues. COINN has sponsored 10 international neonatal conferences, with the latest one in Hawaii.

As recognized global leaders in neonatal nursing care we are committed to fostering excellence in neonatal nursing, promoting the development of neonatal nursing as a recognized global specialty, high standards of neonatal care, enhancing quality of care for our patients and families, decreasing health disparities, and improving healthcare outcomes. We would love to hear from you. Please look at our website and see what we have to offer. Feel free to send comments or suggestions to: president@coinnurses.org.

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COINN President

CLINICAL PROFESSOR, KAREN WALKER, PHD, MN, BAPPSC, RGN, RSCN, MACN (AUSTRALIA)

PRESIDENT

Karen is a Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Sydney...

COINN Vice President

LEILANI KAHOANO

RN, (HAWAII, USA)

VICE PRESIDENT

Leilani (Kūpahu-Marino) Kahoʻāno is currently developing the...

COINN Board

CAROLE KENNER, PHD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, ANEF (USA)

CEO

Carole has over 35 years’ neonatal/perinatal/pediatric experience...

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History
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HISTORY OF coinn

Unifying Neonatal Nurses Globally

COINN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc) officially incorporated in 2005 to act as the voice for international neonatal nursing and care. It is not an individual membership driven organization but rather a group that assists in working on global heath policy, advocacy, building capacity, and developing regional networks throughout the world, for nurses who specialize in the care of newborn infants and their families. Some of the nursing associations have become members of COINN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc) thus giving their members access to COINN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc) for education, practice, or research.

 

COINN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc) is part of the growing international community of nurses that represents a resource for nurses in developing and developed countries that want to form a national or local organization, create guidelines for care or professional standards or just want advice on neonatal nursing issues.

 

To date over 60 countries are represented. COINN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc) attempts through its regional networks to link a person with a question to a regional representative in that area of the world. The rationale is that there may be better understanding of culture and health care practices if issues are handled regionally.

 

COINN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc) has joined the World Health Organization (WHO) Partnership in Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health and is working with the International Council of Midwives (ICM), FIGO-International Federation of International Gynecology and Obstetrics, International Paediatric Association (IPA) to address issues on a local level that focus on pre-conception through adolescence. The goal is to improve maternal and child health care by using global resources to work locally at country level. COINN also was accepted as an affiliate member of the International Council of Nurses (ICN).

COINN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc) was established to promote high quality standards of neonatal nursing practice and care and committed to evidence and research-based practice for the benefit of the global public and to: 1) Collect and disseminate information on all matters affecting the above purposes, and exchange such information with members and other bodies having similar purposes. 2) Arrange and provide for, or join in arranging and providing for, the holding of meetings, exhibitions, and conferences internationally-face-to-face or through other media. 3) Provide leadership in neonatal nursing by collaborating with other relevant healthcare associations. 4) Foster the development of neonatal nursing as requested in specific countries i.e. development of a national association and to 5) Write and publish documents that support health care practice, education, and policy as needed.

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Mission & Values

MISSION

To promote excellence in neonatal nursing and health outcomes for the infants and families we serve and to act as an international leader in development of professional standards of neonatal nursing.

Core Values

  • Excellence in quality neonatal care, practice, and education

  • Neonatal nursing as a global specialty

  • Family-centered care

  • Culturally sensitive care

  • Respect for differences

  • Compassion

  • Healthy work environments

  • Standards of Care, Practice, and Education

Vision

COINN'S VISION

Unifying Neonatal Nurses Globally

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COINN (Council of International Neonatal Nurses, Inc) represents global unity for neonatal nursing. The Council speaks with one strong voice to facilitate the growth of neonatal nursing and improve healthcare outcomes for our patients and families worldwide. The role of the Council is advocate, policy maker, quality evaluator, collaborator with healthcare, corporate, and lay groups, educator of health professionals, legislators, and lay public, and leader in global neonatal nursing.

 

We appreciate and support cultural differences and work towards health promotion with the context of cultural norms and values. We value technology as a support of our work but not to the exclusion of the human touch. We believe in the blend of the art and science of nursing to promote neonatal healthcare outcomes. We believe in the holistic aspect of care to incorporate all aspects of health promotion and disease prevention.

 

We support the development of neonatal nursing on a global level as a recognized specialty that is dedicated to infants and their families. To this end we foster collaboration with existing national neonatal or other nursing organizations that share similar values and beliefs.

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COINN'S MISSION

To advance Neonatal Nursing and health outcomes for newborns and they families.

COINN'S VISION

All newborns to receive high quality care by nurses who Neonatal Nursing specific education and skills.

Core values

  • Excellence in newborn care through evidence, research and education of Neonatal Nurses.

  • Advocacy of high quality newborn care by promoting global health of newborns and their families.

  • Respect for diversity by integrating cultural norms and values among health care of newborns and their families.

COINN GOALS

C - Connect Neonatal Nurses globally and share knowledge, skills and resources.

OOptimise newborn survival and health.

            I  Impact global policy for newborns families and neonatal nurses.

N - Network with others healthcare professionals and organisations.

NNecessitate Neonatal education of Nurses.

Bylaws

COINN Bylaws

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Board Members

BOARD MEMBERS

Unifying Neonatal Nurses Globally

COINN President

A / PROF CLINIQUE, KAREN WALKER, PHD, MN, BAPPSC, RGN, RSCN, MACN (AUSTRALIE)

PRÉSIDENT

La professeure agrégée clinique Karen Walker est chercheuse principale ...

COINN Treasurer

DEBBIE O'DONOGHUE, MS, RN (NOUVELLE-ZELANDE)

TRÉSORIER

Debbie est l'infirmière gestionnaire de l'USIN à Christchurch ...

COINN Board

MARSHA CAMPBELL-YEO PHD NNP-BC RN (CANADA)

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

Dre Marsha Campbell-Yeo ...

COINN Board

JUDY HITCHCOCK, infirmière autorisée
(NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE)

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

Judy Hitchcock, infirmière autorisée

Spécialisée en ...

COINN Board

ANDRE NDAYAMBAJE, MS, RN (RWANDA)

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

André est le fondateur et commissaire des fonds à bord ...

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DR SHELA HIRANI, PHD, RN, IBCLC (CANADA)

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Dr Shela Hirani is an Associate Professor at the University of Regina, Canada...

COINN Board

CAROLE KENNER, PHD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, ANEF (États-Unis)

PDG

Carole a plus de 35 ans d'expérience néonatale / périnatale / pédiatrique ...

COINN Vice President

LEILANI KAHOANO

RN, (HAWAII, États-Unis)

VICE-PRÉSIDENT

Leilani (Kūpahu-Marino) Kahoʻāno développe actuellement le ...

COINN Board

TANYA BISHOP, BSCN, RN, MHM, CHE, (CANADA)

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

Tanya est la directrice des opérations de l'USIN au IWK ...

COINN Board

ANDRÉIA CASCAES, PHD, RN (BRÉSIL)

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

Andreia a reçu son diplôme d'infirmière néonatale de l'Université ...

COINN Board

TRACEY JONES, RN ENFANT, BSC, HONS, MSC, ENNP
(ROYAUME-UNI)

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

Tracey est chargée de cours en soins infirmiers néonatals à l'Université ...

COINN Board

DR. JULIA PETTY, PhD, MSc, PGCE, RGN / RGN, PFHEA (ROYAUME-UNI)

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

Julia Petty est maître de conférences en soins infirmiers pour enfants à l'université ...

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DR MIKI KONISHI,PHD, RN, PHN (JAPAN)

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Dr. Miki Konishi serves as a Professor at Dokkyo Medical University School of Nursing.

COINN Secretary

SUE PRULLAGE, DNP, ANP, NNP / PNP, -BC RN (RWANDA)

SECRÉTAIRE

Sue est infirmière depuis 1981 et infirmière néonatale / pédiatrique ...

COINN Board

MARINA BOYKOVA, PHD, RN (RUSSIE)

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

Marina a reçu son diplôme d'infirmière de l'école ...

COINN Board

WAKAKO MINAMOTO EKLUND, DNP, APRN, NNP-BC

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

Le Dr Wakako Minamoto Eklund a été cliniquement actif ...

COINN Board

CARIN MAREE, PHD, RN (AFRIQUE DU SUD)

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

Je suis maître de conférences au Département des sciences infirmières ...

COINN Board

AGNES VAN DEN HOOGEN, PHD, RN (PAYS-BAS)

DIRECTEUR NON-EXÉCUTIF

Agnes est infirmière scientifique et infirmière clinicienne à l'Université ...

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MR PATRICK KIMUTAI TOO (KENYA)

NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr Patrick Kimutai Too is a specialized neonatal nurse practicing in newborn unit Kenyatta national hospital.

COINN Board

MARY BLANKENSHIP POINTER (USA)

DIRECTEUR FINANCIER

Mary est originaire d'Oklahoma City (États-Unis) et a plus de 38 ans d'expérience dans le secteur bancaire / financier. Elle est le...

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