The International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP®) is produced and owned by the International Council of Nurses (ICN).
ICNP describes different aspects of nursing practice in a uniform way, including observations and actions.
ICNP translations in several languages are produced with the cooperation of the National Nursing Association. For more information about ICNP translations, see the ICNP Web site.
ICNP is used by nurses, healthcare organizations, and other healthcare professionals.
ICNP is updated annually.
Metathesaurus Update Frequency
ICNP is updated in the Metathesaurus as resources permit.