HIGHLIGHTED FORCES PART 1
(5) Professional models of care – Give nurses the responsibility and authority for the provision of direct patient care. Nurses are accountable for their own practices, as well as for the coordination of care.
(7) Quality Improvement – Educational process: staff nurses participate in the process and view it as one that improves the quality of care delivered.
(8) Consultation and resources – Adequate consultation and human resources are available. Knowledgeable experts, including APNs, are available and used. Peer support is given within and outside the nursing division.