Nurses have the opportunity to make a connection with and get to know their patients on a personal level. By doing so, nurses can better serve their patients’ needs and deliver quality care.
Beth Ann Swan, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, Dean of the Jefferson School of Nursing recently spoke to NurseZone about patient-centered care.
“Nurses are in a good place to look at the interest of the person as being at the center of their care, but also acknowledging there’s going to be this healthy tension that might exist between what the person wants and needs and our professional responsibility or our organization’s responsibility to provide safe care for that person,” said Swan.
You can read the full article here.