Role of the Chief Nurse Officer in Ensuring Person- and Family-Centered Care.

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Summary of "Role of the Chief Nurse Officer in Ensuring Person- and Family-Centered Care."

Person- and family-centered care (PFCC) is a philosophy that has been espoused for decades and yet is rarely embedded in health care organizations. Difficulties dispelling the numerous myths about what PFCC is, as well as daunting challenges to designing and implementing it, have hindered progress. The chief nurse officer is well-positioned to assume organizational leadership in successfully navigating this effort. This article provides 9 specific steps a chief nurse officer should take to create a culture, with supportive systems and an environment, to ensure authentic PFCC.


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Name: Nursing administration quarterly
ISSN: 1550-5103
Pages: 284-290


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