Standards and Guides

NEW! COVID-19 Resource Guide and FAQ

IgNS places the utmost importance on maintaining the health and safety of patients and healthcare providers during this COVID-19 global pandemic.  We have compiled relevant guidance to support clinicians and patients through the complexities of managing Ig patients during this crisis.

The information provided within this document does not replace clinical judgement and patient-specific decisions, established clinical guidelines, or policies set in place by individual organizations. The COVID-19 Resource Guide and FAQ is intended to be used as a supplement to making clinical decisions during the current situation.

Please note that this is a rapidly developing and changing situation.  Monitor guidance from your state and local health departments, and federal agencies regularly.

NEW! COVID-19 Patient Resource Guide

IgNS places the utmost importance on maintaining the health and safety of patients during this COVID-19 global pandemic.  We have compiled relevant guidance to support patient safety during infusions in the home or infusion center settings during this crisis. A stepwise, checklist approach will help patients get ready for their infusion, in a safe and organized way. This Guide will also assist clinicians and providers in setting patient expectations and ensuring a safe infusion environment.

Please note that this is a rapidly developing and changing situation. Monitor guidance from your state and local health departments, and federal agencies regularly.

Ig Clinician’s Quick Reference

This Quick Reference a great tool that contains at-a-glance information about: FDA-Approved Ig Brands; Patient and Product Risk Factors; and IVIG/SCIG Adverse Events and Risk Mitigation Strategies. The information contained in the Quick Guide is based on IgNS Standards of Practice, prescribing information, and published literature.

Available as a Free Download or Free Reprints (S&H applies).

Ig Clinicians’ Competency Guide

Competencies are action-oriented statements of the knowledge, skills, and abilities people need to do their work successfully. They are observable and measurable.  IgNS created the Competency Guide to define the major educational domains and competencies effective Ig clinicians must have mastery of to succeed in their positions. The educational domains and competencies in the Competency Guide are derived from formal role delineation studies conducted for the positions of Ig nurse and Ig pharmacists. These critical requirements are then linked to knowledge, skills and abilities that contribute to success.

One Guide, Many Uses
• Competency-based learning program
• Defines major educational domains and competencies for Ig clinicians
• Essential for onboarding and maintaining of educational requirements for clinical staff
• May be used as a stand-alone or as a specialized Ig supplement to an existing general competency program
• Beneficial for any clinician and organization that manages or delivers care to Ig patients

Member price: $140

Non-member price: $160

Ig Therapy Standards of Practice

The Ig Therapy Standards of Practice provide comprehensive, evidence-based guidelines for nursing and pharmacy practice, and establish a framework to support multi-disciplinary practices in defining and developing Ig policies & procedures, protocols, and maintaining best practices and compliance.

A critical resource that supports nurses, pharmacists, multi-disciplinary teams, and organizations.

Member Price: $189
Non-Member Price: $229

Ig Academy Virtual 8-Hour Review Course

CE/CME CREDITS: 8 | Accreditation: ANCC, ACPE, ACCME

A must for healthcare professionals who need a thoroughly Ig therapy review.  Taught by the top physicians, pharmacists, and nurses, this course includes key topics critical to today’s practice:

  • Disease states
  • Ig product landscape
  • IVIG and SCIG administration
  • Management of adverse reactions
  • Demystifying reimbursement
  • Getting it right, from prescription to infusion
  • Patient resources and advocacy

Member price: $179

Non-member price: $199

Resources for Certification

IgCN® Study Guide with Practice Exam

A comprehensive textbook that helps you review the topics, and get ready for the IgCN® exam.  Fifty practice exam questions will boost your confidence, and give you the insight you need into the format and scope of the exam.

Member Price: $149
Non-Member Price: $169

IgCN® Review Course

CE/CME CREDITS: 6 | Accreditation: ANCC, ACPE

A thorough virtual classroom review to help you study for the IgCN® exam. Taught by clinical experts, this course includes key topics required to be mastered by an Ig certified nurse:

  • Disease states and assessments
  • Dosing protocols
  • Ig product differences
  • IVIG and SCIG administration
  • Management of adverse reactions
  • Patient resources and advocacy

Member price: $159

Non-member price: $199

IgCP® Study Guide with Practice Exam

A comprehensive textbook that helps you review the topics, and get ready for the IgCP® exam.  

Member Price: $149
Non-Member Price: $169

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