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Developing and implementing a nursing professional practice model in a large health system.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22361875     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A large healthcare system was challenged to develop a nursing professional practice model that would apply to and be understood by nurses at all levels and across all entities of the organization. A team was convened, composed of direct care nurses, educators, clinical nurse specialists, Magnet program directors, managers, and directors, representing 5 hospitals, the organization institute for nursing, and system support services. The group drafted a model describing nursing across the organization. The draft model was vetted in nursing governance councils across the entity. The model includes a theoretical framework; a mission, vision, and values; elements of professional practice; internal accountabilities; and nursing outcomes. Nurses learned about the model through Web-based and face-to-face training, through participation in a professional practice model blog and group discussions.
Authors:
Jill T Berger; Sharon Conway; Karen J Beaton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of nursing administration     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1539-0721     ISO Abbreviation:  J Nurs Adm     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1263116     Medline TA:  J Nurs Adm     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  170-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM; N    
Affiliation:
Author Affiliations: Directors of Patient Care Operations (Mss Berger and Conway), Norton Healthcare Institute for Nursing; and Manager of Specialized Nursing (Dr Beaton), Norton Audubon Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky.
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