The Capstone International Nursing Book Award


The Capstone International Nursing Book Award recognizes the excellence of one outstanding book published by nurses.

Any nursing books published between 2 February 2015 and 1 February 2017 are eligible. Book must be in print by close of eligibility period.

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Past Award Recipients


2015 Award Recipient

Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Health Care
Published by The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
Teddie M Potter, PhD, MS, RN
Clinical Associate Professor, Coordinator of the DNP in Health Innovation and Leadership, Director of Diversity and Inclusivity
University of Minnesota
Minnesota, USA
Zeta Chapter #005

Dr. Potter has a rich practice history including over twenty-five years as an acute care nurse, a home care and hospice nurse, and sixteen years as a nurse educator. She has also shown a long-term commitment to diversity and inclusivity. Dr. Potter was selected as the 2015 recipient of the Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award for creating respectful and inclusive living, learning and working environments. Dr. Potter speaks nationally and internationally about Partnership-Based Health Care and The BASE of Nursing, new theories to guide nursing practice, education, and research. She co-authored with Riane Eisler the award-winning book, Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Health Care. Potter is Executive Editor for the newly launched Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, a peer-reviewed, open-access journal designed to promote a world in which all relationships, institutions, policies, and organizations are based on partnership principles.   

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