Patient-Nurse Partnerships

Patient-Nurse Partnerships

Identification: nnj_ma11A1
Issue: March-April 2011
Volume: Vol. 38, No. 2
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Goal: To provide an overview of the importance of a patient-centered model of care and the role of the nephrology nurse in this model.

Objectives:

  1. Explain the benefits of involving patients in their own healthcare decisions.
  2. Discuss how nurses can help empower patients into becoming involved in their own self-care.
  3. Describe how successful nurse-patient partnerships can be formed.
  4. Identify barriers that may prevent the establishment of a successful nurse-patient partnership.


Statement of Disclosure: The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.

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