A short list of the roles and responsibilities of the Clinical Caring Team members, including the Team leader, the RN and Patient Care Associates.
A bulleted list of necessary attributes in making the Caring Model work.
An outline of key beliefs of Jean Watson’s Theory of Transpersonal Caring.
A list of the most tangible facets of Jean Watson’s theory, with a short description.
The four key elements of the model are listed.
A list of prescribed caring behaviors that RN’s can use when interacting with patients and families.
The purpose and key components of the team huddle are described and outlined.
The purpose, components, and points of emphasis are outlined to describe the Mid-Shift Team Conference.
Key findings of reviewed studies highlight caring behaviors and the benefits of a caring nurse.
References to Watson’s work, as well as other nursing models, nurse caring, education, and theories.
The story of one patient’s experience and the kindness he finds in his caregivers.
Schwartz, Kenneth. “A Patient’s Story.” Boston Globe Magazine. 1995 July16.
Significant information on Watson’s theory.
For any questions not answered by materials provided within this profile, please contact
Ruth Walton Regional CNO
Vanguard Health Systems
132 Turnpike Road, Suite 200, Southboro, MA 01772