Home care nursing is nursing discipline which evaluating as a whole the psychosocial, environmental, economic and cultural factors affects individual and family health status. Home care nursing aims to promoting the individual's self-care skills and prepare to independence. Home care nurses are also necessary to have public health and advanced clinical competencies. However, the required competencies and training standards for home care nursing is not clear in our country. The purpose of this article is to clarify must have competencies and educational level of home care nurses in our country.