Developing Characteristics of Nursing Excellence

Tomes, Christine M.
February 2009
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2009 Supplement, p34
Academic Journal
A reprint of the article "Developing Characteristics of Nursing Excellence," by Christine M. Tomes, which appeared in Volume 28, Number 4 issue of the "Critical Care Nurse" periodical is presented. It focuses on a two-year research internship program led by Doctor Nancy Wells for the surgical intensive care unit (ICU) of Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, which aims to enhance nursing skills in evidence-based practice. It notes that a research project was implemented in the unit that aims to develop ICU nursing excellence.


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