Best of Book Author Award
Fostering Nurse-Led Care: Professional Practice for the Bedside Leader
Jeanette Ives Erickson (Massachusetts, USA), RN, DNP, FAAN, Dorothy Jones (Massachusetts, USA), EdD, RN, FAAN, FNI and Marianne Ditomassi (Massachusetts, USA), RN, DNP, MBA
Fostering Nurse-Led Care details how to create a professional practice model and an environment in which initiatives can flourish and can advance quality health care. The book also delivers a nurse-patient relationship model. The model defines itself as a relationship based on mutual trust, respect, hope, and sensitivity.
Jeanette Ives Erickson, DNP, RN, FAAN, is Chief Nurse and Senior Vice President for Patient Care Services at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also an Instructor at Harvard Medical School, Visiting Scholar at Boston College, Assistant Professor at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, and Chairperson of the Lunder-Dineen Health Education Alliance of Maine.
Dorothy A. Jones, EdD, RNC, FAAN, is a Senior Nurse Scientist and Director of the Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Professor of Adult Health Nursing at William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College. She is Past President of NANDA International and the Eastern Nursing Research Society and is on the editorial board of Nursing Research and The International Journal of Nursing Knowledge.
Marianne Ditomassi, DNP, MBA, RN, is Executive Director of Patient Care Services Operations at Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition, she is Magnet® Program Director for MGH and successfully coordinated MGH’s initial Magnet® designation journey in 2003 and Magnet® redesignation in 2008.