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 enculturationa common obstacle for many nursing professionalsthe 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 chapterseach with comprehensive, concise, evidence-based contentinclude learning objectives, key summary points, reflective exercises, illustrations, charts, and learning from the field insets.
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