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Quality Caring in Nursing: Applying Theory to Clinical Practice, Education, and Leadership (Duffy, Quality Caring in Nursing) Paperback – December 15, 2008

ISBN-13: 978-0826121288 ISBN-10: 0826121284 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Series: Duffy, Quality Caring in Nursing
  • Paperback: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company; 1 edition (December 15, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826121284
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826121288
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.7 x 6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #916,559 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Dr. Joanne Duffy has over 35 years of nursing experience encompassing clinical, administrative, and academic roles. She is currently a Professor at the Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Duffy has coordinated three graduate nursing programs and has held various administrative positions in nursing services. She has published extensively across the nursing literature, but is most known for her work in maximizing patient outcomes. Dr. Duffy was the first to link nurse caring to patient outcomes and has designed the Caring Assessment Tool in multiple versions. Dr. Duffy was the Principle Investigator on the national demonstration project, Relationship-centered Caring in Acute Care, where the Quality-Caring Model was evaluated at two sites and she directed the Telehomecare and Heart Failure Outcomes project. She was a consultant to the American Nurses Association (ANA) in the development and implementation of the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI) and is currently the chair of the National League for Nursing's (NLN) Nursing Educational Research Advisory Council (NERAC). Dr. Duffy is the recipient of several awards and a Magnet Appraiser. She is an outspoken proponent of quality healthcare particularly for hospitalized older adults and employs innovative approaches to educate healthcare providers on relationship-building.

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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Darlene Newell on September 23, 2011
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I had to purchase this book for a Leadership class. It is a wonderful book. Dr. Duffy helps us to understand the need for a caring attitude, the need to take care of ourselves as well as others and reflection in our lives. As a professor she is as caring and open as she comes across in her book.
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By Moderia Horn on October 20, 2014
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Leadership team found to be very interesting.
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