TITLE

Walk the Talk: Promoting Control of Nursing Practice and a Patient-Centered Culture

AUTHOR(S)
Kramer, Marlene; Schmalenberg, Claudia; Maguire, Patricia; Brewer, Barbara B.; Burke, Rebecca; Chmielewski, Linda; Cox, Karen; Kishner, Janice; Krugman, Mary; Meeks-Sjostrom, Diana; Waldo, Mary
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2009, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the results of research that pertains to the control of nursing practice and a patient-centered culture. The authors clarify the "walk the talk" metaphor as it applies to nursing practice. Structures that enable control of nursing practice, including shared governance and career ladder programs, are discussed. Best practices that promote control of nursing practice are also examined, including providing access to power and promoting widespread participation.
ACCESSION #
40835709

 

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