This five-week course provides an introduction to the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care. Through course materials, including suggested readings, online discussions and reflections, podcasts, videos, and self-assessment quizzes, participants will gain a better understanding of the AACN model, so they can apply it to various areas of practice. Although the course is somewhat self-paced, participants are encouraged to complete course modules and assignments in a timely manner according to the course calendar.
The course requires the purchase of the book: Hardin, S. R., & Kaplow, R. (2017). Synergy for clinical excellence: The AACN synergy model for patient care. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care.
- Discuss potential applications of the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care.
- Examine current practice relative to the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care.
Target Audience: Nurses, health care personnel.