The Collaborative Partnership Approach to Care - A Delicate Balance

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  • Laurie Gottlieb, RN, MSc(A), PhD, Professor, School of Nursing, McGill University
  • Nancy Feeley, RN, MSc(A), PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, McGill University and senior researcher and Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital
  • Cindy Dalton, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada

The Collaborative Partnership Approach to Care: A Delicate Balance, 1e, brings together the insights and discoveries by expert clinicians and teachers who use a collaborative approach to care. The primary focus of this book is on the relationships between professionals and the people they care for -- not just between professionals. Based on the "McGill Model of Nursing", the authors stress the value of working in collaboration with the client, family, or community. Written for nursing students of all levels, it also will be of interest to health care and mental health professionals.
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Nursing students: 1st year fundamentals (communications) or 4th year professional issues


Book information

  • Published: November 2005
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-7796-9982-7

Table of Contents

  1. Foundations of Collaborative Partnership

  2. The Essential Ingredients of a Collaborative Partnership

  3. The Spiraling Model of Collaborative Partnership

  4. Factors that Shape the Collaborative Partnership

  5. Nursing Strategies for a Collaborative Partnership

  6. Indicators of Collaborative Partnership

  7. Ask The Experts I: Questions About Collaboration With Different Groups, in Different Settings and Within Different Time Frames (H1)

  8. Ask The Experts II: Questions About Collaboration And The Nurse-Person Relationship