Professional Practice Models in Nursing

Professional Practice Models in Nursing Book Details:

Author : Joanne R. Duffy, PhD, RN, FAAN

Release : 2016-01-14

ISBN-13 : 0826126448

Page : 320

This is the first resource to demonstrate to nurse leaders, administrators, and staff how to develop, apply, and successfully integrate a professional practice model into a health system. It delivers best practices for creating, implementing, evaluating, adapting, adopting, and revising professional practice models that contribute to improving patient outcomes. Consolidating a wealth of information in one place, the text describes a coordinated and consistent approach that generates an in-depth understanding of professional practice models including their implementation and evaluation. Distinguished by its focus on the "how to" of successful enculturation—a common obstacle for many nursing professionals—the text guides nurse leaders and educators in the process of integrating professional practice models into clinical workflow, advancing nursing practice, improving the quality of patient care, and facilitating Magnet® designation. Specific methods and implementation strategies are delineated along with tipping points and milestones. Real-life examples offer relevant lessons from others who have encountered problems and created successful solutions along the way. They describe approaches, resolutions to problems, unique insights, and meaningful revisions. Opportunities for reflection and case analysis are presented and chapters—each with comprehensive, concise, evidence-based content—include learning objectives, key summary points, reflective exercises, illustrations, charts, and "learning from the field" insets. Key Features: Encompasses essential information for developing, applying, and diffusing a professional practice model Provides comprehensive, concise, and evidence-based content Written by a renowned nurse leader, educator, and researcher with expertise in the enculturation of professional practice models Addresses one of the criteria necessary for Magnet® designation Includes a strong disciplinary perspective with a focus on professionalism and demonstrating value