The Best Practice Guidelines for Academic and Practice Partnerships in Ambulatory and Community Settings
The AAACN Best Practice Guidelines for Academic and Practice Partnerships in Ambulatory and Community Settings provides comprehensive guidance in initiating and sustaining partnerships that establish a pipeline of competent nurses prepared to practice in ambulatory care settings.
This publication highlights five distinct sections to guide the development of Academic Practice Partnerships, from the initial stages of assessing readiness and establishing the partnership to the actual placement of students, or developing nurse residency programs.
Each section features guideline recommendations based on literature review, theme identification, and subject matter experts’ survey response.
The Best Practice Guidelines Add Value to Your Practice:
- Provides strategies for implementing academic-practice partnerships in ambulatory and community care settings.
- Promotes a pipeline of professional nurses who are competent in the practice of ambulatory care nursing.
- Encourages collaboration between academic and practice partners that address mutual goals and priorities that support robust clinical experiences for nursing students in ambulatory settings.
- Outlines specific responsibilities of the academic and practice partners as well as mutual priorities.
- Discusses specific recommendations for developing curriculum content and clinical experiences based on the experience-level of students.
Who Will Benefit:
- Leaders in practice settings
- Deans in academic settings
- Educators and Nursing
- Professional development specialists in practice settings
- Academic faculty
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