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Nurses Develop Primary Care Adult Nurse Practitioner Interprofessional Fellowship

The Veterans Affairs Administration has taken the lead in transforming health care delivery away from an acute, inpatient model towards a preventative care primary care focus.

One important aspect of this transformation has been a systemic effort to break down the “silos” in traditional uniprofessional care delivery.

A new article in the Journal for Nurse Pracitioners outlines the structure of a primary care interprofessional nurse fellowship for advanced practice nurses.

The fellowship is a 1-year post-graduate training program. During this time, fellows focus on four core domains: shared decision making, interprofessional collaboration, performance improvement, and sustained relationships.

To learn more about this fellowship, read the article here.

Want to lean more about interprofessional collaboration? Attend our 2014 Michigan Nursing Summit on September 12.



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