About INCA

The International Nurse Coach Association (INCA) recognizes and supports Nurse Coaches, local to global, who are bringing coaching skills and competencies into all healthcare skills.

The mission of the International Nurse Coach Association (INCA)

Our mission is to provide Nurse Coaches with a global community for learning and networking. INCA inspires and empowers Nurse Coaches to be leaders in healthcare—local to global.

At the heart of this mission is the intention to improve the health and well-being of all people through the professional guidance and support provided by highly skilled, trusted and empathic Nurse Coaches.

Florence Nightingale’s Vision

Florence Nightingale


Florence Nightingale’s vision empowers our Nurse Coach mission. At the forefront, nurses are now engaged as change agents to improve the health of the nation, to focus on increasing the ‘health span’ of individuals rather than focusing on ‘life span.’ In the 1880s, Nightingale began to write that it would take 100–150 years before educated and experienced nurses would arrive to change the healthcare system. We are that generation of 21st century Nightingales, who have arrived to transform healthcare and carry forth her vision of social action and sacred activism, to create a healthy world. She is a model for us in accomplishing our own work in today’s world.  Read More